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In this Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, photo icicles form on a tree after a fire broke out at the American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, Conn. The theatre opened in 1955 and during the 1960s and 1970s, famous actors, including Katharine Hepburn, performed on its stage. The American Shakespeare Festival Theatre held its final full season in the building in 1982. (Ned Gerard/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP)
January 14, 2019 - 3:50 pm
STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) — Investigators sought the cause Monday of a fire that destroyed the historic American Shakespeare Theatre, whose stage has been graced by the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Christopher Plummer and James Earl Jones. Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the hit Broadway musical "...
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File photo of birth control pills. (Photo by Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune/MCT/Sipa USA)
Matt Dwyer
January 14, 2019 - 11:22 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. judge in California on Sunday blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington, D.C. Judge Haywood Gilliam granted a request for a preliminary...
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Javier Medina. Photo coutesty of New Britain Police Department.
Matt Dwyer
January 14, 2019 - 10:49 am
(WTIC-AM) -- A 26-year-old man is accused of inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl. New Britain resident Javier Medina faces three counts f risk of injury to a child, and three counts of sexual assault in the fourth degree. New Britain Police released few details about the incident, but they...
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Hartford Police Department
Morgan Cunningham
January 14, 2019 - 1:12 am
HARTFORD, CT (WTIC Radio)_ Hartford Police received word that a gun was left unattended in the wooded area of Ledyard Street. A James Madison Tactical .223 caliber rifle with a thirty (30) round magazine and ten (10) live rounds were located. Authorities add that the firearm was also outfitted with...
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