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October 01, 2018 - 5:56 pm
Two Connecticut legislators want state regulators to conduct a comprehensive review of the state's natural gas infrastructure in light of the recent deadly explosions in neighboring Massachusetts
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September 30, 2018 - 8:48 pm
TRURO, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a 26-year-old Connecticut man who went missing while swimming on Cape Cod. Truro police say the body of Ross Williamson, of Bolton, Connecticut, was recovered just before 8 a.m. Sunday about one mile north of Ballston Beach. Williamson was...
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September 30, 2018 - 8:42 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The city of Stamford's former marina director has agreed to give up his boat as compensation for the $60,000 he's accused of stealing from the city. The Stamford Advocate reports that forfeiting the 26-foot boat was part of the agreement that also spared 43-year-old Sean...
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September 30, 2018 - 8:38 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Attorney Morton Katz, 99, recalls just one client assigned to him as a special public defender who made an issue of his age. That man, charged with stealing a car while on probation, was unhappy about how long it was taking to resolve his case. "He wrote me the most vicious...
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September 30, 2018 - 8:34 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An animal rights group trying to free three elephants from a Connecticut-based petting zoo is appealing a court ruling that denied its request to grant the animals "personhood." The Connecticut Law Tribune reports the Nonhuman Rights Project filed the appeal last Monday with...
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