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AP
March 16, 2018 - 8:26 am
A Connecticut legislator accused of sending affectionate texts to a 16-year-old girl hasn't resigned a week after he said he would, prompting the speaker of the house to seek disciplinary action.
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Matt Dwyer
March 15, 2018 - 10:54 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for a fight with police that left one officer with a concussion and broken nose. The New Haven Register reports that 32-year-old John Wesley Williams was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to assaulting a...
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Matt Dwyer
March 15, 2018 - 10:50 am
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A formal mayoral candidate in New Britain, Connecticut has been sentenced to prison for an altercation with the city's current mayor during a children's event. WTIC-TV reported Wednesday Al Mayo has been sentenced to six months in prison following his conviction for breach...
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Matt Dwyer
March 15, 2018 - 10:47 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection is investigating the state lottery for its handling of a series of scandals and the following disciplinary action taken against employees. DCP Commissioner Michelle Seagull said Wednesday the department will open a wide-...
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John Silva
March 15, 2018 - 10:39 am
(West Haven, Conn./WTIC Radio) - A man is under arrest and facing charges in connection with multiple armed robberies this week in West Hartford. The first occurred on Tuesday just before 10:30 a.m. at a New Britain Avenue Dunkin Donuts. Officers say 34-year-old Phiron Noun Mann made off with cash...
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