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Sarah DiMeo
November 18, 2018 - 12:52 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Canadian man accused of abducting his toddler son in 1987 and disappearing for 31 years before being arrested in Connecticut last month is facing a court arraignment. Allan Mann Jr. is set to appear in federal court in New Haven on Monday. He is charged in the U.S. with...
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November 14, 2018 - 9:34 pm
Hartford, Conn. - New England is expecting snow for the first time this season, as the Connecticut Department of Transportation is preparing roads statewide for the inclement weather with pretreatment. Pretreatment is commonly used by the DOT to prevent packing or binding of snow on the road...
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Sarah DiMeo
November 11, 2018 - 2:50 pm
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man whose online videos of drones firing guns and shooting flames have been viewed millions of times is set to go on trial on allegations he assaulted police officers. Testimony is scheduled to begin in Middletown on Tuesday in the trial of Austin Haughwout of...
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Sarah DiMeo
November 11, 2018 - 12:41 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new condition can now be treated with medical marijuana in Connecticut. The General Assembly's Regulations Review Committee has agreed that chronic neuropathic pain associated with degenerative spinal disorders is eligible for treatment with the drug. With this change,...
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Connecticut Department of Correction
Morgan Cunningham
November 01, 2018 - 4:51 am
CHESHIRE, CT (WTIC 1080 Radio)_ Officials at the Department of Correction say gaurds at the Cheshire Correctional Institution noticed around 6:15 on Wednesday night that 25-year-old Luis Clarke was not part of a roll-call at the end of the evening's outdoor recreational period. State Police say...
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Morgan Cunningham
October 31, 2018 - 5:37 am
COLCHESTER, CT (WTIC Radio)_ Authorities report that they found an adult male stabbed in the abdomen on Renee Drive in Colchester, around 8 on Tuesday night. The unidentified victim died on scene. Police are reassuring the public that it was an isolated incident and that there is no threat to the...
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Sarah DiMeo
October 23, 2018 - 2:52 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police in Hartford have apprehended a driver that struck a bicyclist then crashed into the back of a school bus while trying to flee. The bicyclist suffered injuries in the crash which occurred at about 6:40 a.m. Tuesday. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition. He...
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Sarah DiMeo
October 23, 2018 - 2:40 pm
CANTON, Conn. (AP) — Three workers at a Canton transfer station were taken to the hospital after being exposed to potentially hazardous fumes. Fire officials say there was some sort of chemical reaction in a trash container at the Canton town transfer station at about 8 a.m. Tuesday and the workers...
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Sarah DiMeo
October 23, 2018 - 2:27 pm
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — The lawyer for a student who says she was sexually assaulted by a former coach at a Connecticut high school says the school knew about the coach's alleged misconduct more than a year before it was reported. The Norwich Bulletin reports that attorney Jason Burdick said Monday...
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Sarah DiMeo
October 23, 2018 - 2:09 pm
PLANTSVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The two major party candidates for Connecticut governor are promising to protect pension and health care benefits for retired teachers, despite massive projected liabilities in both accounts. And both Republican Bob Stefanowski and Democrat Ned Lamont proposed dedicating...
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