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Sarah DiMeo
February 10, 2019 - 3:40 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The FBI in New Haven and Yale University police are inviting teenagers to take part in a youth academy aimed at sparking interest in law enforcement careers. The fourth annual Future Law Enforcement Youth Academy is set for July 14 to 20 at Yale. The application deadline is...
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Morgan Cunningham
January 21, 2019 - 6:08 am
LEDYARD, CT (WTIC Radio)_ Connecticut State Police are investigating an officer involved shooting in Ledyard. Ledyard Police attempted to stop an unidentified man who nearly drove his car into a police cruiser on Sunday night, around 11:24 p.m. Officers began to pursue the man who they say would...
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Sarah DiMeo
January 13, 2019 - 2:08 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Chefs from different UConn dining halls will put their skills to the test in a cooking challenge similar to those on the popular TV shows "Iron Chef" and "Chopped." The school will hold its 19th annual Culinary Olympics on the Storrs campus Tuesday. The competition will include...
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Morgan Cunningham
January 12, 2019 - 6:30 am
PLAINFIELD, CT (WTIC Radio)_ Police in Plainfield are investigating a home invasion that happened around 2 a.m. on Saturday morning. A man called police from his home on Hope Road after he awoke to the sound of his front door being kicked in. The homeowner retreived a gun for protection. He...
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December 28, 2018 - 2:42 pm
Hartford, Conn. (WTIC) - Wells Fargo Bank will pay $575 million to resolve claims that the bank violated state consumer protection laws. The settlement outlines the violations in that Wells Fargo opened millions of unauthorized accounts and enrolled customers into online banking services without...
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December 26, 2018 - 5:52 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Several new laws in Connecticut will take effect on January 1st, 2019. Some highlights of new laws: THE SALARY QUESTION While employers won't be able to ask about a prospective employee's past wages and salary, the new law does not apply if the worker voluntary discloses his...
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Sarah DiMeo
December 09, 2018 - 2:27 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Sen. Richard Blumenthal is urging the House of Representatives to pass legislation that would create a new federal alert system for missing adults. The Ashanti Alert Act, approved unanimously Sept. 6 by the Senate, is named for Ashanti Billie. She's the 19-year-old cousin of...
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