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Puerto Rican flag (Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images)

Scam Out Of Puerto Rico Affecting Residents

Police say Connecticut residents in Guilford and across the state are being targeted by con-artists calling from Puerto Rico.

03/09/2014

San Juan (Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Earthquake Hits Puerto Rico

A strong earthquake out to sea shook Puerto Rico early Monday, causing minor damage in some places.

01/13/2014

Wolcott animals seized (Courtesy Department of Agriculture)

Seized Roosters Had Been Shipped From Puerto Rico

Roosters seized this week from a farm in Wolcott were apparently shipped from Puerto Rico and used in an underground cockfighting ring, officials said Thursday.

10/17/2013

Puerto Rican flag (Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images)

Puerto Rico Denies Government Is Near Bankruptcy

The government of Puerto Rico denies it is near bankruptcy or might need U.S. federal intervention, offering those assurances during a conference call with investors aimed at alleviating concerns about a recent drop in bond sales and the island’s continuing financial crisis.

10/15/2013

del M orro Castle, Puerto Rico (Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)

Poverty In Puerto Rico At 14%; Homelessness On Increase

Puerto Rico’s homeless population has risen sharply in the past two years amid an ongoing economic crisis that includes a nearly 14 percent unemployment rate, higher than any U.S. state.

07/09/2013

Richard Blumenthal (Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

Blumenthal Bill Would Honor Hispanic Infantry Regiment

Senator Richard Blumenthal announced Tuesday that he is sponsoring a bill that would present a Hispanic infantry unit with the Congressional Gold Medal.

06/18/2013

Norberto Gonzalez Claudio (FBI Photo)

Sentencing In Wells Fargo Depot Heist This Week

One of the last defendants in the 1983 robbery of $7 million from a Wells Fargo armored car depot in West Hartford is facing sentencing for his role in the record-setting heist.

11/12/2012

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Connecticut Arrests In Federal ID-Theft Crackdown

Federal authorities say Hartford is one of more than two dozen locations where identity brokers have been arrested as part of “Operation Island Express.” In all, fifty people are charged.

01/11/2012

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Suspect In San Juan Stabbing Death Arrested In Connecticut

A Puerto Rican man facing murder charges in a stabbing outside an island hotel has been arrested in Connecticut.

01/06/2012

JetBlue (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bradley To Offer Air Service To Puerto Rico

JetBlue Airways is launching nonstop service between Bradley International Airport and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

01/05/2012

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