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AP
September 12, 2018 - 11:47 am
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police say three people have been arrested in connection with the shooting death in May of a Connecticut high school student, including a 15-year-old boy who's facing a murder charge. Stamford police Lt. Tom Barcello tells The Advocate that in addition to the 15-year-old, an...
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AP
September 12, 2018 - 11:44 am
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge has ordered a member of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe to stay away from all casinos and to not go near a Foxwoods Resorts Casino security guard he is charged with assaulting. Police say 28-year-old Jukumu Reels-Felder assaulted 35-year-old Brooke...
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AP
September 12, 2018 - 10:00 am
MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut high school teacher and swim coach has been charged with having a sexual relationship with a student. The Record-Journal reports that 29-year-old Michael Cwirka, of Meriden, was released on $75,000 bond after his arraignment Tuesday on charges including second-...
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September 12, 2018 - 5:33 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Though the New York Yankees remain on pace to reach the 100-win mark, the threat of being forced to take a cross-country trip for a one-and-done postseason game sure has not disappeared. This rare lopsided loss to the Minnesota Twins sure didn't help. Joe Mauer hit a grand slam...
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Hartford Police
Bill Pearse
September 11, 2018 - 8:51 pm
(HARTFORD,Conn./WTIC News) - Hartford Police made two arrests Tuesday after Detectives from Vice and Narcotics conducting plainclothes surveillance spotted a stolen vehicle.Detectives radioed for assistance and the vehicle was stopped without incident in the area of Washington Street and New...
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Bill Pearse
September 11, 2018 - 8:03 pm
(HARTFORD,Conn./WTIC Radio) - A Hartford Police Sergeant arrested last December on charges of Using a Motor Vehicle without Permission, Larceny and Computer Crime and suspended without pay, has been arrested again.Internal Affairs Invesigators found Justin Torniero stole police equipment and...
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Several dozen teenagers who had known 16-year-old stabbing victim Justin Brady screamed at and charged at a smaller group of people emerging from Enfield Superior Court after the arraignment of 18-year-old Shyhiem Adams. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
AP
September 11, 2018 - 4:38 pm
A suspect in the stabbing death of a 16-year-old Connecticut boy broke down during his initial court appearance and a brawl broke out after the courtroom was cleared.
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