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Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio, New London (Courtesy City of New London website)

Mayor Says “Venomous” Post Compared His Speaking Skills To Hitler

New London’s mayor is demanding that a Facebook page be shut down after it posted a photo comparing him to Adolf Hitler.

01/20/2014

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Family: Dead Soldier Was Impersonated On Internet

Members of a Massachusetts family are expressing outrage that their relative, killed in Afghanistan four years ago, was impersonated on Facebook and on an internet dating site.

12/06/2013

Nathan Salas (Courtesy Hamden Police)

Police Return California Man To Connecticut To Face Kidnap Charges

A California man been arrested in Connecticut after waiving extradition from California in a case involving last month’s kidnapping of a 14-year-old girl.

09/20/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Smile At Wrong Time Leads To Corruption Probe

A Chinese work safety official who pleaded guilty Friday to corruption charges began drawing public scrutiny last summer when a news photo showed him smiling at the site of a deadly highway accident in central China. That triggered public ire not only about his facial expression but about the luxury wristwatch he was wearing.

08/30/2013

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FBI Background On Possible Internet Service Loss

Tens of thousands of Americans could lose their Internet service today. Link here to the FBI’s background on its crackdown on “Operation Ghost Click.”

07/09/2012

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Twenty Charged In Internet Gambling Ring Investigation

Federal prosecutors say twenty people have been charged with crimes related to alleged involvement in illegal Internet sports bookmaking and card gambling clubs in Stamford and Hamden.

06/13/2012

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Police: Man Posed As Teen Girl, Then A Federal Agent Before Stealing Cash From Online Acquaintance

Police say a man posed as a 16-year-old girl online and robbed a 25-year-old man he arranged to meet in a New Hampshire parking lot.

04/12/2012

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Committee Chair Says State Has No Plans For Online Gambling

The co-chairman of the General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee says his committee believes they are still “in the infancy stage” of understanding legalization of online gambling,.

02/02/2012

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State Officials Not Giving Up On Sales Tax On Internet Purchases

Connecticut officials say they’re not giving up on requiring Internet retailers like Amazon.com to collect state sales taxes.

10/09/2011

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Probation For Former Student Who Posted Internet Messages On UConn Death

A former University of Connecticut student has received probation after posting disturbing Internet messages about a football player’s stabbing death.

06/24/2011

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