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Bernie Loubier
October 07, 2018 - 9:56 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The state of Connecticut has received more than $30 million in federal funding to help finance community-based water infrastructure projects, including those involving drinking water and municipal sewage. Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the state plans to leverage the...
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Bernie Loubier
October 07, 2018 - 7:41 am
WTIC 1080 NEWS - On Saturday October 6th at approximately 9:09pm, Hartford police department patrol officers responded to 47 Mansfield Street on a report of stabbing. Upon arrival, they located a single male victim suffering from multiple superficial stab & slash wounds to his left arm, back of...
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© Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports
October 05, 2018 - 11:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) _ Chris Sale struck out eight for his first postseason win, J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox sweated out their shaky bullpen to hold off the New York Yankees 5-4 on Friday night in Game 1 of the AL Division Series. One year after he was pounded by Houston in...
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Demonstrators protest Neil Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination outside New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
October 05, 2018 - 3:00 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- On the steps of New Haven Federal Court this afternoon, several dozen women demonstrated against the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court. Most of the demonstrators were with groups allied with the Democratic Party, including pro-choice organizations. Some of the...
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AP
October 05, 2018 - 1:10 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man involved in a violent drug burglary last Thanksgiving that left a victim with multiple slash wounds faces seven years in prison. The Advocate reports that 23-year-old Luke Sweeney, of Norwalk, pleaded guilty to first-degree burglary and first-degree assault...
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AP
October 05, 2018 - 11:49 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a former city employee in New Haven, Connecticut made $13,000 worth of unauthorized transactions on a city credit card. The New Haven Register reports that 41-year-old Bianca Bowles was arraigned Thursday on charges including larceny, illegal use of a credit...
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AP
October 05, 2018 - 10:48 am
MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — A former Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Chairman says he plans to take the state of Connecticut to court over Native American-made cigarettes. Kenny Reels tells The Day the state Department of Revenue Services seized cigarettes in his store on the Mashantucket Pequot...
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