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The Public Interest Research Group releases its Trouble in Toyland report, highlighting dangerous toys, including some that are loud enough to cause hearing damage, others that contain lead, and internet-connected toys that might invade privacy in the home. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
November 20, 2018 - 2:37 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- Ahead of the holiday shopping season, the Public Interest Research Group is warning of the danger of some types of popular slime toys. In a press conference at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford, ConnPIRG Education Fund Campaign Associate Shawna Upton says some...
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John Silva
November 19, 2018 - 9:39 am
(East Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - Police in East Hartford report they are investigating a homicide from Sunday afternoon. Officers were dispatched to the scene at 48 Suffolk Drive around 5:00 p.m., along with East Hartford Fire Department paramedics. Upon arrival, they found 30-year-old town resident...
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Matt Dwyer
November 13, 2018 - 6:24 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- With a recount completed in Berlin today, House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz has won re-election to the General Assembly. Aresimowicz's final margin of victory was fifty votes, out of almost 12,000 votes cast. That was a slightly larger margin in favor of the Democratic candidate than the...
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Matt Dwyer
November 09, 2018 - 6:10 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- A judge today issued a sentence to a Torrington man arrested after the death of a child he was caring for. The court clerk's office confirms that Alex Ciccarelli-Rosa was sentenced to 10-years in prison, on a manslaughter conviction in the death of a 15-month-old boy. Ciccarelli-Rosa...
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Matt Dwyer
November 09, 2018 - 6:06 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- One student was scratched, when an S-U-V collided head-on with a school bus in Ansonia this morning. Ten students were on the bus. They were all under the age of 14. The driver of the oncoming 2002 Chevy Blazer was injured, and taken to the hospital. Ansonia Police Lieutenant Patrick...
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