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AP
March 21, 2018 - 9:36 am
ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) - Austin's mayor is urging residents to remain vigilant, despite the death of a man suspected in this month's string of bombings in Texas' capital city. Mayor Steve Adler said Wednesday on NBC's ``Today'' show that: ``We're just really relieved and just incredibly thankful...
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AP
March 19, 2018 - 3:15 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut police officer who shot and killed a man who was beating her over the head with her own stun gun was justified when she opened fire, a prosecutor said Monday in clearing the officer of criminal wrongdoing. Montville Constable Robin Salvatore shot 53-year-old Val...
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John Silva
March 15, 2018 - 4:24 pm
(Farmington, Conn./WTIC Radio) - State Police are charging a Farmington man with running a drug factory in town. It was part of a multi-pronged investigation involving troopers, the DEA, the ATF, Farmington Police and the Statewide Narcotics Task Force into narcotics trafficking at a home on John...
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John Silva
March 14, 2018 - 11:12 am
(Milford, Conn./WTIC Radio) - Narcotics, drug paraphernalia and cash were seized in a Tuesday raid in Milford, police said. Around 1:00 p.m., Bridgeport DEA agents, along with those from Milford and Stamford Police narcotics divisions descended on the Bulldog Cartel Wholesalers on Quarry Road in...
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John Silva
March 14, 2018 - 10:12 am
(Manchester, Conn./WTIC Radio) - A man is being charged after State Police say he was traveling well over 100 mph as they conducted motor vehicle enforcement along Interstate 384 in Manchester on Monday. Troopers say they spotted an Acura speeding at 124 mph in a 65 mph stretch near exit 4 on the...
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John Silva
March 13, 2018 - 4:53 pm
(South Windsor, Conn./WTIC Radio) - A month long investigation has netted local law enforcement officials an arrest in connection with a large scale marijuana operation in a South Windsor business. Officers from the East Central Narcotics Task Force was able to determine that packages shipped from...
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John Silva
March 13, 2018 - 10:21 am
(MIddletown, Conn./WTIC Radio) - State Police have had a busy morning on account of the snowy morning so far. Between 4:00 a.m. and 9:15 a.m., troopers reported answering 312 calls for service. Of those, there have been 26 reported crashes, with one involving an injury. There've been no fatalities...
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