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Richard Cote (Courtesy East Windsor Police)

Man Arrested After Police Say He Hindered Medical Call

South Windsor police are charging a man after they say he blocked an ambulance from leaving a shared driveway during a medical call. Police and an ambulance were sent the home on Foster Road on […]

12/17/2013

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State, Unions Reach Deal On Comp Time For Sandy Hook Responders

First responders and state workers who were involved in the response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings last year will receive compensatory time off under a deal worked out with six state employee unions.

12/04/2013

File photo of police outside Sandy Hook School. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Police Union Seeks More Help For Newtown Officers

Some of the police officers who responded to the elementary school shooting in Newtown are so traumatized they haven’t been working, but they have to use sick time and could soon be at risk of going without a paycheck, a union official said Wednesday.

12/26/2012

Newtown, Dec. 14, 2012 (Douglas Healy/Getty Images)

Difficult Days For Newtown First Responders

While the people of Newtown do their best to cope with loss and preserve the memories of their loved ones, another class of residents is also finding it difficult to move on: the emergency responders who saw firsthand the terrible aftermath of last week’s school shooting.

12/20/2012

File photo of first responders rushing to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Friday. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Malloy: Gunman Shot Self As First Responders Closed In

Connecticut’s governor says the elementary school gunman committed suicide when he heard first responders coming.

12/16/2012

Congress Passes Measure to Aid 9-11 First Responders

By ANDREW MIGA, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) _ Congress has passed a $4.2 billion aid package for survivors of the September 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and responders who develop illnesses because […]

12/22/2010

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