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State of Connecticut Cybersecurity Risk Officer Art House. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
September 18, 2018 - 4:18 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- A new state report validates the cyber security efforts of four Connecticut utility companies. The report says Eversource, Aquarion, Connecticut Water, and Avangrid are hiring essential staff and making the investments needed to protect themselves from digital attacks. State...
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On left is University of Saint Joseph President Rhona Free, Ph.D.; on right is the new University of Saint Joseph Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Calhoun. Photo credit: University of Saint Joseph
Emily Archacki
September 18, 2018 - 3:00 pm
It’s official, Jim Calhoun has been named the full-time Head Coach for the University of Saint Joseph’s (USJ) men’s basketball team. The announcement and contract signing were made in the lobby of the O’Connell Athletic Center on USJ’s West Hartford campus.
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AP
September 18, 2018 - 2:39 pm
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut psychologist has been charged with stealing nearly $80,000 from the Medicaid program by billing for hundreds of services that were never performed. Inspectors with the Chief State's Attorney's Office arrested 61-year-old Jeannie Pasacreta, of Newtown, on Monday...
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AP
September 18, 2018 - 1:13 pm
ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A second man charged in connection with the stabbing death of a 16-year-old Connecticut boy has been ordered held on $50,000 bail. Twenty-year-old Michael Cerrato was arraigned Tuesday in Enfield Superior Court on a hindering prosecution charge related to the Sept. 9 death of...
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Emily Archacki
September 18, 2018 - 12:29 pm
FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTIC) – Three more women have come forward with sexual harassment accusations against East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo. WTNH News 8 spoke to one of the women, Roxanne Melillo, who says Maturo made inappropriate comments about her body in 2011. At that time she was running for town...
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AP
September 18, 2018 - 11:24 am
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man has been found guilty to defrauding more than 50 people out of more than $2 million, including several women he met on a dating site. A federal jury in Bridgeport on Tuesday found 66-year-old Thomas Connerton guilty of more than two dozen counts of fraud...
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AP
September 18, 2018 - 11:23 am
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been found guilty to defrauding more than 50 people out of more than $2 million, including several women he met on a dating site. A federal jury in Bridgeport on Tuesday found 66-year-old Thomas Connerton guilty of more than two dozen counts of fraud...
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AP
September 18, 2018 - 11:13 am
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman charged with mistreating her adopted daughter in a case that one lawyer compared to the fairy tale ``Cinderella,'' has been found guilty. The Day reports that 40-year-old Lillian Mateo-Rolon, of Norwich, was convicted by a jury Monday of cruelty to...
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AP
September 18, 2018 - 10:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) - The start of the New York Yankees game against the Boston Red Sox has been pushed back to 7:05 p.m. The Yankees announced the change Tuesday because rain is forecast throughout the afternoon. The game was originally scheduled for a 1:05 p.m. start. Gates will open to fans with...
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