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Defendant Sues City, State, After Murder Charges Are Dropped

A New Haven man is suing the city and state for $20 million after he was charged with murder and spent 17 months in jail awaiting trial before prosecutors dropped the allegations.

02/03/2014

Manchester, Conn.

Body Found In Manchester Fire Was Murder Victim

Manchester Police now say the death of a woman whose body was found in an apartment damaged in a fire Saturday was the victim of a homicide.

01/20/2014

Aaron Hernandez, July 24, 2013 (Photo Credit: CBSBoston/WBZ-TV)

Hernandez Back In Court Today

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) _ Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez is due to appear in court again in the murder case against him. A hearing in the case is scheduled for Monday afternoon in […]

12/23/2013

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Police Hope DNA Advances Will Help Solve 35-Year-Old Murder

Darien police are re-examining a 35-year-old homicide, relying on advances in DNA testing.

12/05/2013

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

Man Admits Killing Wife In Front Of 3-Year-Old Son After Uncovering Affair

A New Hampshire man told a judge on Tuesday that he gunned down his wife in front of their 3-year-old son in a spasm of anger after learning she was having an affair with a former student.

12/03/2013

File photo of a jail cell. (credit: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Man Held In ’79 Death Of Wife Stabbed 108 Times

An upstate New York man has been charged with murder in the 1979 killing of his wife, who was stabbed 108 times and left on a grave in a Buffalo-area cemetery.

11/20/2013

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Grand Jury Returns Indictment In Murder Of Potential Witness

Two Hartford men face federal charges in connection with the 2010 murder of a potential witness in a drug case.

11/06/2013

Michael Skakel, left, is hushed by his attorney Hubert Santos, right, after speaking out of turn in court in Middletown, Conn., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012.  Skakel is seeking a reduction in his sentence of 20 years to life in prison for killing his neighbor Martha Moxley. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, Pool)

Skakel Prosecution Says It Will Appeal Both New Trial Order And Bond Request

Prosecutors will appeal a judge’s decision granting a new trial to Michael Skakel in the 1875 murder of his neighbor Martha Moxley, and also will appeal a request for bond filed by Skakel’s attorneys.

10/24/2013

Tanya Singleton in Fall River Superior Court (Courtesy WBZ-TV/CBSBoston.com)

Hernandez Cousin Granted Bail

A judge Thursday set $15,000 cash bail for Tanya Singleton of Bristol, a cousin of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.

10/24/2013

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Arrest In New Haven Murder

New Haven police have arrested a suspect in connection with a homicide last week.

10/23/2013

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