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AP
September 07, 2018 - 4:57 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Police in Connecticut have charged a school bus driver who they say left two special needs students on a bus. Authorities say the driver left the two Wilbur Cross High School students on a bus Thursday. Police responded after one of the 17-year-old students called a parent...
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September 07, 2018 - 4:48 am
HARTFORD, CONN (WTIC Radio)_ Hartford Police say that the three-member Major Crimes Division Auto Theft Unit has made 61 auto-theft arrests in 2018, so far. The number does not include arrests made by other divsions or by patrol officers. On Thursday, September 6th, 2018, detectives from the Auto...
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AP
September 07, 2018 - 4:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Nick Foles could end up playing a new position when Carson Wentz comes back if he keeps this up. Foles caught another pass in a clutch spot to spark a sputtering offense that looked out of sync while the defense picked up right where it left off last time it faced Atlanta. After...
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Bill Pearse
September 06, 2018 - 10:22 pm
(NEW HAVEN,Conn./WTIC Radio) - A New Haven Police Lieutenant who barricaded himself inside a home on Tolli Terrance in the city surrendered to negotiators shortly before 6 pm Thursday,who had been summoned to the scene.The Lieutenant is identified only as an 18 year department veteran currently...
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Kelton Todd. Photo courtesy of the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office.
Matt Dwyer
September 06, 2018 - 6:27 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- A new, more serious criminal charge of involuntary manslaughter has been filed against a man accused of causing the death of South Windsor Police Sergeant Matthew Mainieri. Kelton Todd is in custody at the Georgetown, South Carolina County Detention Center. Georgetown County Sheriff's...
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Sergeant Matthew Mainieri. Photo courtesy of South Windsor Police.
Matt Dwyer
September 06, 2018 - 3:35 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- The death of an off-duty South Windsor Police Sergeant has been ruled a homicide. The Georgetown County, South Carolina coroner' office found that the cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head. Matthew Mainieri was at a bar in South Carolina over the weekend when police say he...
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Burt Reynolds poses for a portrait to promote his movie \"The Last Movie Star.\" Photographed at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. Dan MacMedan-USA TODAY
Matt Dwyer
September 06, 2018 - 3:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Burt Reynolds, whose credits included acclaimed films such as "Deliverance" and commercial hits like "Smokey and the Bandit," has died. The handsome film and television star died at age 82, according to his agent Todd Eisner. No other details were immediately available Thursday...
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AP
September 06, 2018 - 1:35 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer caught on video warning a group of young people not to flee or fight because he was "trigger happy" has been demoted and faces a disciplinary process that could lead to a suspension or his firing. Hartford Police Chief David Rosado announced...
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