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Ex-Hartford Detective Faces Sentencing for Theft

A former Hartford police detective is facing sentencing for stealing nearly $30,000 in gun permit fees.


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Singapore Company To Pay $1.2M Fine For Pollution

A Singapore-based company has agreed to pay a $1.2 million fine because a senior crew member on one of its ships ordered polluted water dumped into the ocean, federal authorities said Tuesday.


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Dismissal Of Suit Against Ex-Mexican Leader Upheld

A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo of bearing some responsibility for a 1997 massacre in a Mexican village and covering it up.


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Man Arraigned For Assault, Murder, Arson

Bond for Steven Durdek Jr., 21, was raised from one to two million dollars and his case was transferred to Hartford Superior Court where his next date is set for March 4.


A Connecticut man who said he was possessed by Satan when he killed and dismembered his 90-year-old father has been sentenced to 60 years in prison. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Middletown Man Gets 27-Months For Investment Fraud

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Federal prosecutors say a former Middletown man has been sentenced to two years and three months in prison for running an investment fraud scheme that defrauded his victims of $390,000. The […]


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Man Gets 8 Years in Death of Hartford Toddler

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A 20-year-old Hartford man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for negligent homicide in the hit-and-run death of a 3-year-old boy. WFSB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/ZjiHj6 ) Christian Bordelies apologized Tuesday […]



Retired Waterbury Detective Pleads Guilty In Tax Case

John Maia, 73, of Waterbury, a retired detective in that city, pleaded guilty Friday in Hartford court to one count of making a false statement to federal law enforcement agents investigating his filing of false […]


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Man Convicted in 2004 East Hartford Murder

A Hartford jury Thursday convicted a man in the kidnapping and killing of East Hartford woman Trupti Patel in her basement in 2004. Kelvin Daye, 43, was found guilty of murder, felony murder, capital felony […]