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Matt Dwyer
February 01, 2019 - 5:52 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- A General Assembly committee today gave its approval to a $5-million settlement payout to the father of a 3-year-old Willimantic girl. Athena Angeles was beaten to death by her mother's boyfriend. Preschool staff had told the state Department of Children and Families about the girl's...
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A fire at 45 Horace Street in New Britain February 1, 2019. One person was found dead by firefighters. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
February 01, 2019 - 11:02 am
A morning blaze has claimed the life of a man in New Britain.
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Hartford Police Department
January 31, 2019 - 10:10 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC) - Hartford Police have made an arrest involving animal cruelty after responding to reports of a roaming goat chasing pedestrians. Officers were dispatched to the lower Blue Hills Avenue area where they discovered where the goat came from. They also discovered over a dozen...
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AP
January 31, 2019 - 7:24 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Two state lawmakers proposing limits on Connecticut's craft brewery industry have withdrawn their bills following an outcry from brewers. One proposal would have required breweries to choose between running a tap room or selling their beer off-site at stores and restaurants...
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Governor Ned Lamont. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
AP
January 31, 2019 - 7:12 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says he plans to appoint a top Goldman Sachs executive to oversee the state Department of Economic and Community Development. The Democrat told the Hartford Courant on Thursday he will name David Lehman, a managing director of the global investment...
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