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AP
September 16, 2018 - 3:07 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut art gallery owner could soon learn whether he will receive a probation program for helping place a steel sculpture of a drug spoon outside drug maker Purdue Pharma's headquarters in protest of the opioid epidemic. Fernando Alvarez is scheduled to appear in...
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Bernie Loubier
September 16, 2018 - 11:16 am
DANIELSON, Conn. (AP) _ Police searches have become an issue in the case of a Connecticut man charged with killing his father and living with the corpse for months before shooting a police officer who entered the home during a welfare check in 2013. Lawyers for Andrew Samuolis, of Willimantic,...
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Bernie Loubier
September 16, 2018 - 10:24 am
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Defense attorneys are asking a judge to throw out the murder case against a woman accused in the beating death of her husband, a UConn medical school doctor whose disappearance went unnoticed for months. A New Britain Superior Court judge will hear testimony Monday about...
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Bernie Loubier
September 16, 2018 - 6:48 am
One person is dead in a house fire in West Haven. It happened just after 4 o'clock Saturday afternoon at 96 Richards Street. Officials investigating say it appears the fire began in the basement. The unidentified male victim was trasnported to an area hospital and later pronounced dead. The cause...
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Mike Lyle
September 15, 2018 - 10:20 pm
TORRINGTON, Conn. (WTIC Radio) -- Police are investigating after a man was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday. Officials said they responded to the scene near Kennedy Drive and Alvord Park Road around 11:45 a.m. The motorcycle was found in a wooded area, while the driver was discovered a short...
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File photo of a fire truck. Eric Hasert/TCPalm.com via USA TODAY NETWORK
Mike Lyle
September 15, 2018 - 9:51 pm
WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - West Haven Firefighters rescued a man from the basement of a home during a fire Saturday afternoon. Officials responded to the blaze after 3 p.m. on Richards Street. The man, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries...
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(Photo by Brad Horrigan/Hartford Courant/TNS/Sipa USA)
AP
September 15, 2018 - 9:14 pm
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn quarterback David Pindell understands that his Huskies are going to have to score a lot of points to win games this season. The senior threw for 308 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 137 yards and two more as UConn (1-2) held off Rhode Island from the FCS 56-49...
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AP
September 15, 2018 - 9:09 pm
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy has opened an office dedicated to applying for grants to support academic research. The academy in New London says it has relied on non-appropriated federal funds to support projects. It says the number of research projects involving cadets has...
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AP
September 15, 2018 - 9:06 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is considering setting up special courts or processes to deal with defendants who are caught up in the ongoing opioid epidemic. A task force holds its first meeting on Tuesday in at the state courthouse in Torrington to discuss the idea of "Opioid Intervention...
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