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September 09, 2018 - 6:54 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A search is underway for Bridgeport's new police chief, but the city won't reveal the members of the selection committee. The Connecticut Post reports that city officials are refusing to release the names of members of the committee that will recommend finalists to Mayor...
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Bernie Loubier
September 09, 2018 - 11:26 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities say a car and body were found in the river in New Haven. WTNH-TV reports the body was found in the water early Sunday near Grand Avenue Bridge. Police say it appears the car went through a fence and into the water. Authorities are on the scene and investigating...
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Bernie Loubier
September 09, 2018 - 10:18 am
ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ Rapper Kamaiyah is set to make her first court appearance since being arrested at a Connecticut airport where police say she went on a profanity-laced tirade against security officers. The 26-year-old artist from Oakland, California, is scheduled to appear Monday in Enfield...
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Bernie Loubier
September 08, 2018 - 3:39 pm
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) _ Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in Middletown. The body was discovered Saturday in the Westlake area of the city. In a statement, police called it an ``untimely death'' and said the investigation was in its preliminary stages. No other...
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Bernie Loubier
September 08, 2018 - 3:35 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Parents' rights, disability benefits and an attempted murder conviction are among the issues being taken up by the Connecticut Supreme Court as it begins its 2018-2019 year. The court's first term of the new year starts Monday as it hears two appeals. The first involves James...
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Bernie Loubier
September 08, 2018 - 3:32 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A cyclist has died during a charity ride in New Haven. The Connecticut Post reports that the 58-year-old man who was participating in the Closer to Free ride died suddenly Saturday morning. Yale New Haven Hospital and the charity said in a statement it was saddened to hear...
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Bernie Loubier
September 08, 2018 - 3:29 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) _ Police say a teenage boy forced a girl into a bathroom at a Connecticut library and held the victim until her screams alerted others. The incident happened earlier in the week at Miller Memorial Library. According to police, the 15-year-old victim was leaving the restroom when...
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September 08, 2018 - 4:51 am
SEATTLE (AP) _ Masahiro Tanaka may be pitching himself into a start at the AL wild-card game. The Japanese right-hander struck out 10 over eight innings, Gleyber Torres and Andrew McCutchen each hit two-run homers and the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Friday night. Tanaka (11-5...
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September 08, 2018 - 12:24 am
BOSTON (AP) _ Carlos Correa hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and the Houston Astros won their sixth straight game, rallying past the Boston Red Sox 6-3 Friday night in a matchup of AL division leaders. The Red Sox, with the best record in the majors, had won three in row. Boston...
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