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Headmaster Won’t Rescind Prom Punishment

The Shelton High School headmaster isn’t budging on her decision to bar a senior from prom after he asked a girl to the dance by posting an invitation in big cardboard letters on the side of the school.


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Insurance Exec Named New Economic Development Head

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has chosen a top executive from the ING insurance company to run Connecticut’s Department of Economic and Community Development. Malloy announced Thursday that Catherine Smith, CEO of […]


Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Coast Guart Court Martial Appeal

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear the appeal of a former Coast Guard Academy cadet convicted of extortion and indecent assault charges. Webster Smith is the only Coast […]


Suspect Extradited in Norwich Cold Case Killing

NORWICH, Conn. (AP) _ A 30-year-old man is being held on $1.5 million bond after he was extradited from New Jersey to face murder charges in the 2006 fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man in […]


Parents of Groom in Honeymoon Cruise Disappearance Seek Information in Case

By PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The parents of a Connecticut man who disappeared from his honeymoon cruise in 2005 say an amended settlement with the cruise line could help solve […]