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Wallingford Police Investigate Swatting Case

Wallingford police are looking for a suspect in a swatting case.

06/10/2015

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IRS Says Phone Scam This Year Is Largest Ever

Police in a number of Connecticut communities report receiving calls from residents of their towns who have received calls purporting to be from the Internal Revenue Service in what the agency says is the largest scam of its kind in the history of the IRS.

03/12/2015

Hartford Federal Court. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Eight-Month Sentence In Sandy Hook Fraud

A New York City woman who posed as the aunt of a child killed in the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school last December has been sentenced to 8 months in prison.

10/15/2013

New Britain Stadium. (Photo:  Tristano Korlou)

Turns Out Runaway Baseball Bride . . . . . . . Was A Hoax

A less-than-romantic public proposal which was rejected at a Rock Cats baseball game last week . . . was a hoax, according to word today from the team.

08/07/2013

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Multiple Hoax School Threats Strain Bridgeport Resources

Bridgeport police say eight bomb threats against city schools in the past week have put a strain on resources.

05/08/2013

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Hoax Call Threatens New Haven Green

New Haven Police say a call which came in the midst of heightened security after the Boston Marathon bombing Monday night was a hoax.

04/16/2013