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Bernie Loubier
March 17, 2019 - 9:39 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Connecticut State Medical Society is taking a new stance on legislation that would allow terminally ill adult patients to receive medical aid in dying. After years of opposing the bill, citing the principles of the Hippocratic Oath, the organization's physicians and...
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AP
March 16, 2019 - 8:21 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The NCAA men's Division I Basketball Tournament is coming back to Hartford for the first time in 21 years. The XL Center will host eight teams for games on Thursday and Saturday, with practices open to the public on Wednesday and Friday. City officials expect the event to...
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AP
March 16, 2019 - 7:50 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut lawmaker who supports eliminating the religious exemption from vaccinations for public school students is holding an informational forum on the science behind vaccines. Democratic Rep. Josh Elliott of Hamden says he's concerned the "pseudo-science" fueling fear...
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AP
March 16, 2019 - 7:46 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Officials in Hamden are calling for changes in the police department's policy on vehicle pursuits. A 25-year-old man died and several others were injured on New Year's Day when an SUV being chased by police crashed into two other vehicles. Mayor Curt Leng tells the New Haven...
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AP
March 16, 2019 - 3:48 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) - A school employee in Hamden has left her job after a video surfaced showing her using racial slurs against an African-American man at a supermarket. School Superintendent Jody Goeler said on Saturday that the employee resigned shortly after an investigatory meeting was...
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Dreamstime
John Silva
March 16, 2019 - 10:45 am
(South Windsor, Conn./WTIC) - Police in South Windsor have arressted a juvenile after he made a threat made to the high school. The didn't say what the threat was exactly. Officers were alerted to the threat late Friday night. Police say the minor is not a South Windosor High School student. He was...
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Sarah DiMeo
March 16, 2019 - 3:12 am
(Waterbury, Conn./WTIC) - Three missing children from Waterbury have been found and are safe. An Amber Alert had been issued for Dylan McGrath, age 5, Maryah Matthew, age 2, and Maddison McGrath, age 7, after their biological mother Crystal McGrath took them from a supervised visit on February 16th...
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