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AP
March 30, 2018 - 3:13 pm
A federal judge has ruled Connecticut officials were wrong to keep more than half of a prison inmate's $300,000 lawsuit award to help pay the costs of his incarceration — money the state was ordered to pay him for violating his rights after he was beaten by another prisoner.
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John Silva
March 28, 2018 - 4:18 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC Radio) - There were no injuries when 250 gallons of sulfuric acid spilled at the Purenergy generation center at 490 Capitol Avenue. Hartford Police and Fire Departments were summoned to the scene. The building was evacuated and the immediate area roped off. Officials say the...
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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 23, 2018 - 5:42 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Some of Connecticut's big-city mayors are questioning the fairness of a state plan to pay off $550 million of Hartford's debt. New Haven Mayor Toni Harp and Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim said in a statement Friday that the state is shortchanging their cities while ``while...
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AP
March 22, 2018 - 10:48 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The city of Hartford has reached an agreement to have the state pay off the city's approximately $550 million in general obligation debt. The Hartford Courant reports the deal calls for the state to pick up Hartford's annual debt payments, but the city would be responsible...
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