Anne Bass in 2010. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Butler Sentenced To 20 Years In Philanthropist Extortion

A former butler who tried to extort millions of dollars from philanthropist Anne H. Bass has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.



Top Scenic Drives Within 60 Miles Of Connecticut

Although it is the third smallest state, Connecticut is one of the most beautiful by far. Heavily forested with miles of water access, the natural wonders abound throughout with history and culture around every bend. One of the easiest and best ways to see it all is to get behind the wheel for any one of the five most beautiful drives in the state.


Anne Bass in 2010. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Philanthropist Testifies In Injection Home Invasion

Philanthropist Anne H. Bass has testified in the trial of her former butler charged with attempting to extort millions of dollars during a home invasion that she now uses a security guard.


Anne Bass (File: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Entertainment)

Opening Statements In Kent Home Invasion

A prosecutor described a night of terror in 2007 when three masked men broke into the Connecticut estate of philanthropist Anne H. Bass.


Anne Bass (File: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Entertainment)

Former Butler Goes On Trial In Extortion Plot At Philanthropist’s Kent Estate

Held hostage on her Connecticut estate, philanthropist Anne H. Bass received an injection from masked assailants who made a chilling ultimatum: Hand over millions of dollars for the antidote, or die from a deadly virus.


Search Resumes For Missing Cromwell Woman

Police resumed a search for a missing Cromwell woman after her dog was found near where her car was located in Kent earlier this week.


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Armed Bank Robbery Under Investigation

Connecticut State Police are investigating an armed bank robbery in Kent.


Schaghticoke tribal office and pavilion in Kent, before it was destroyed by a fire. Photo courtesy of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation.

Arson Destroys Tribal Building

A Kent building used for meetings of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation has been badly damaged by what state police say was an arson fire.


File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

No Bail In Bail In Kent Home Invasion Case

A man facing charges that he attempted to extort millions of dollars from socialite Anne H. Bass following a break-in at her Connecticut estate is being kept behind bars by a judge who called him a flight risk.


Kent Fire Truck Burns

Firefighters responding to a brush fire instead watched one of their trucks go up in flames.