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18-Year-Old Justin Hapgood
New Britain Police Department
Morgan Cunningham
January 17, 2019 - 2:41 am
NEW BRITAIN, CT (WTIC Radio)_ New Britain Police have arrested a 17-year-old minor and 18-year-old Justin Hapgood of New Britain in connection with a shooting that took place just after 7:30 on Tuesday night. The victim, 34-year-old Erik Rivera of New Britain, was pronounced dead at Hartford...
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Hartford Superior Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
January 16, 2019 - 1:56 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- A Hartford man had his first court date in Connecticut today, on charges of stabbing a woman about thirty times and kidnapping her 6-year-old son. Edgar Maldonado faces charges including attempted murder. Assistant States Attorney Mark Brodsky told the judge that the victim nearly died...
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Edgar Maldonado. Photo courtesy of the Hartford Police Department.
Bill Pearse
January 15, 2019 - 9:12 pm
(HARTFORD,Conn./WTIC Radio) - A man charged with attempted murder and kidnapping in a violent domestic assault on Natick Street in Hartford early New Year's morning has been extradited from New York.23 year old Edgar Maldanado is accused of stabbing a woman more than 30 times and abducting her 6...
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Matt Dwyer
January 15, 2019 - 5:19 pm
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A coalition of Coast Guard-related nonprofit groups has opened a pop-up food pantry at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to help Coast Guard and academy workers affected by the partial government shutdown. About 160 of the 260 government-funded nonessential employees at the New...
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