Monroe

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Woman Charged In School PTO Embezzlement

(Monroe, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Monroe police are charging a woman after they say she embezzled tens of thousands of dollars from local school Parent-Teacher Organization. The arrest of 34-year-old Sarah Chiarelli is the culmination of […]

05/21/2015

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Prison Time for Woman Who Burned Down Monroe Home

A jury convicted the Clearwater, Florida, resident last month of arson, fraud and other crimes in the burning of her former $1.4 million home in Monroe.

04/24/2015

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Sandy Hook Elementary School Students Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Sandy Hook Elementary School has been evacuated and students will be sent home after a bomb threat was called into the school.

10/01/2014

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Woman Found Severely Injured Dies

Monroe Police are investigating what they call an “untimely death with suspicious circumstances” after an injured woman died three days after being found.

08/30/2014

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Court: Towns Can Be Sued Over Fatal Raid

A federal appeals court says several Connecticut police departments can be sued over a drug raid that killed an unarmed man and injured another in 2008.

08/26/2014

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Man Charged In Synthetic Marijuana Operation

(Coventry, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A man is under arrest, the result of an investigation into a synthetic marijuana operation encompassing municipalities on opposite ends of the state. Coventry Police Chief Mark Palmer says they initially […]

03/06/2014

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Owners Urged To Check Rides After Conn. Accident

Bulletins are going out this week to owners of the other dozen or so swing rides of the type that broke last month at a Connecticut fair, advising them to check the gears and shafts in the motors for any problems using ultrasonic testing equipment, according to an official of the successor company of the ride’s manufacturer.

10/18/2013

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Vote Today On New Sandy Hook School

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ Newtown is holding a referendum Saturday on whether to formally accept grant money from the state of Connecticut to build a new Sandy Hook Elementary School. State lawmakers have set aside […]

10/05/2013

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Man Injured In Monroe Fire

A man is in the hospital following an early morning fire in Monroe. The blaze broke out around 2:30 in a home at 24 Squire Road in the town’s Barn Hill section. Officials say a […]

04/04/2013

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Open House Being Held For Surviving Sandy Hook Students

The children who escaped last month’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown were welcomed Wednesday to a school in a neighboring town that was overhauled specially for them.

01/02/2013

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