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Mike Lyle
March 25, 2018 - 10:53 pm
LEDYARD, Conn. (WTIC Radio) --- A Massachussetts man was arrested by Ledyard Police after he stole several items, cash and a car from a hotel guest. Police say Salem, Mass. resident Ringo Sousa entered the room of a female guest that was staying at the Two Trees Inn at 240 Indiantown Road, but...
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Mike Lyle
March 25, 2018 - 10:25 pm
NEWTOWN, Conn. (WTIC Radio) -- The Connecticut Department of Correction's Security Division and the Connecticut State Police, are investigating what they are calling an "untimely death" of an inmate at the Garner Correctional Institution in Newtown. At approximately 11:05 Sunday morning, health...
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AP
March 25, 2018 - 9:25 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut inmate is fighting the state in federal court after officials were ordered to pay him $300,000 in a lawsuit over a beating he took from another prisoner, but gave him less than half the total after subtracting costs of his incarceration. Rashad Williams, serving...
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AP
March 25, 2018 - 9:15 pm
OLD LYME, Conn. (AP) — A Pakistani couple facing deportation is in sanctuary hoping to remain in Connecticut. Democratic U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is meeting with Malik Nayeed bin Rehman and Zahida Atlaf Sunday to discuss their appeal to legal authorities to remain in the state. Bin Rehman and...
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AP
March 25, 2018 - 9:11 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The mayor of Bridgeport says a City Council meeting held this past week will go down as the fastest ever recorded. The absence of agenda items allowed the Monday night meeting to wrap up in four minutes and 48 seconds -- the time it took for a prayer, the pledge roll call...
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Mike Lyle
March 24, 2018 - 10:27 pm
EAST HADDAM, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - East Haddam Police are investigating what they call a suspicious death that took place on Friday afternoon. Personnel from Troop K responded to a report of a suspicious death at 206 North Moodus Road around 5:22 p.m. Detectives from the Eastern District Major...
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Geno Auriemma
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AP
March 24, 2018 - 9:55 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies are in a familiar place — the Elite Eight. Napheesa Collier had 16 points and 11 rebounds to help top-seed UConn beat Duke 72-59 on Saturday and advance to the regional finals for the 13th consecutive season. The Huskies' senior duo of Gabby...
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Mike Lyle
March 24, 2018 - 9:15 pm
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The Coast Guard Academy has announced the dates of six regimental reviews that are open to the public. Bleachers with a view of the parade field in New London are available for viewing of the drills performed by the Corps of Cadets. The academy says the marches recognize...
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AP
March 24, 2018 - 9:09 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Thousands of students marched in demonstrations against gun violence across Connecticut as part of a nationwide movement inspired by high school students in Parkland, Florida. Connecticut cities including Hartford, Stamford and Guilford had marches attended by several...
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