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Prosecutors: No Appeal In Man’s Teen Drinking Acquittal

Connecticut prosecutors say they won’t appeal a Hartford judge’s ruling that ended the prosecution of a man accused of hosting a teenage drinking party that led to the death of a high school student.


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Minors Cited For Alcohol Possession

(Southington, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Southington police recently busted up a party that contained underage drinkers. Last Saturday, officers were called to a loud party at the Motel 6 on Queen Street. Police say nine minors […]


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As Rascal Flatts Returns To Hartford, Calls For Curbs On Underage Drinking

Local officials today gathered at Hartford Police Headquarters to call on parents to stop their underage children from drinking and tailgating outside concerts at the XFinity Theater in Hartford’s North Meadows.


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Glastonbury Police Seize Marijuana, Rum, Beer; Arrest Seven Teens

Glastonbury police seized 14 grams of marijuana, three bottles of rum and 22 cans of beer when they checked two carloads of teenagers on Country Club Roa


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Glastonbury Police Charge 7 With Underage Drinking

Glastonbury police broke up a party Friday evening that included underage alcohol and illegal drug use. Officers with department’s youth unit were dispatched to the end of Country Club Road in town. They found 14 […]


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Man Charged With Giving Minors Booze

Glastonbury police are charging a man after they say he was behind a large party in which minors were drinking alcohol. Nineteen-year-old Samuel Scannell is charged with risk of injury to a minor and allowing […]


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Agency Steps Up Enforcement of Liquor Laws

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s Department of Consumer Protection chief says he’s stepping up enforcement efforts to combat underage drinking. State Liquor Control agents have already provided regulatory enforcement at two recent concerts in Hartford […]


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Parents Arrested After Drinking At Plainville House Party

A young woman’s eighteenth birthday party got out-of-hand in Plainville. The teenager’s parents got arrested.


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Mom Charged With Allowing Teens To Drink At Post-Prom Party

A South Windsor mother is under arrest for allegedly allowing teenagers to consume alcohol at a party following the junior prom at South Windsor High School Saturday night.