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East Haven Vet Sues Army Over Benefits

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut veteran of the Iraq War has sued the Army, saying he was denied full education and retirement benefits after he was diagnosed with adjustment disorder while actually suffering […]

11/23/2013

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Man To Be Sentenced In Credit Card Thefts

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A Philadelphia man faces sentencing in Connecticut for stealing credit cards from women’s pocketbooks he reached while crawling on movie theater floors. Anthony Johnson is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday in […]

10/19/2013

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Bridgeport Officer Cleared In Fatal Shooting

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A federal court jury has cleared a now-retired Bridgeport police officer of wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a man doing a foot chase in 2005. The U.S. District Court jury […]

01/16/2013

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Hearing Expected For R.I. Detainee Who Died Of Liver Cancer Not Diagnosed Until Days Before Death

A federal judge is expected to consider a possible settlement of a lawsuit brought by the ACLU on behalf of the family of a man who died in custody of immigration officials at the Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls.

12/13/2012

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Former Dem. R.I. Mayor Guilty On Federal Corruption Charges

The former mayor of a Rhode Island city that recently emerged from bankruptcy has pleaded guilty to a federal corruption charge.

11/19/2012

One Hartford man charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm posed with a handgun and talked about his marijuana lab on his Facebook account. (credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Alleged Hartford Drug Dealer Brags About Stolen Gun, Pot on Facebook

A self-described drug dealer pled guilty Tuesday on charges of being a convicted felon in possession of a weapon, admitting to police that he posed with a photo of a stolen gun on Facebook and talked about the cultivation of his marijuana supply.

10/12/2011