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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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AP
March 25, 2018 - 10:53 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut officials are recognizing the role social workers play in helping children in foster care. In a nod to National Professional Social Work Month, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz are spotlighting their work at a...
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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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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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AP
March 24, 2018 - 9:28 am
An organization formed by parents whose children died in the 2012 shooting at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School has launched a system that will allow students to report safety concerns anonymously using a computer or cell phone.
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