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Sarah DiMeo
May 26, 2019 - 4:03 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A small plot of land in Connecticut that was once the site of a home where five people died during a Christmas Day fire in 2011 has been sold. The Stamford Advocate reports that the .34-acre plot in the city where Madonna Badger's 116-year-old Victorian burned on Dec. 25,...
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Sarah DiMeo
May 26, 2019 - 3:57 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Legislation prohibiting the sale or distribution of shark fins in Connecticut is awaiting final legislative action. The bill awaits a Senate vote after clearing the House of Representatives last week, 110-28. The legislation had originally banned the possession of shark fins...
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Sarah DiMeo
May 18, 2019 - 10:36 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Women who lost children to gun violence were among a crowd that gathered to break ground on a new Connecticut garden that will honor hundreds of victims killed by firearms dating back more than 50 years. The New Haven Register reports nearly 100 people took part in the...
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Sarah DiMeo
May 12, 2019 - 8:55 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities have responded to a fire at a mosque in New Haven. New Haven fire officials say the blaze broke out Sunday afternoon at the mosque on Middletown Avenue. Fire officials tell WTNH-TV that one person was inside the Diyanet Mosque when flames erupted near the...
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Morgan Cunningham
March 20, 2019 - 5:55 am
PUTNAM, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ An investigation conducted by Connecticut State Police found that a woman who lived on Hanley Street in Putnam was allegedly selling crack cocaine out of her home. Around 7 on Tuesday night, State Police searched 38-year-old Ashley Goulet's home and arrested her when...
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Sarah DiMeo
March 17, 2019 - 5:58 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is planning to head to Thompson to call attention to potential cuts in President Donald Trump's budget. The Connecticut Democrat said the budget would imperil federal aid to replace the Blain Road footbridge and preserve the Last Green Valley...
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Sarah DiMeo
March 17, 2019 - 5:51 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut State Medical Society is taking a new stance on legislation that would allow terminally ill adult patients to receive medical aid in dying. After years of opposing the bill, citing the principles of the Hippocratic Oath, the organization's physicians and...
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Sarah DiMeo
March 17, 2019 - 5:16 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut doctor who prosecutors say bilked Medicaid out of nearly $5 million and spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on women and luxury goods is facing sentencing. Ramil Mansourov is set to be sentenced Monday in federal court in New Haven. Prosecutors are...
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Sarah DiMeo
March 16, 2019 - 3:12 am
(Waterbury, Conn./WTIC) - Three missing children from Waterbury have been found and are safe. An Amber Alert had been issued for Dylan McGrath, age 5, Maryah Matthew, age 2, and Maddison McGrath, age 7, after their biological mother Crystal McGrath took them from a supervised visit on February 16th...
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Sarah DiMeo
March 10, 2019 - 5:54 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A federal appeals court has overturned a restitution order imposed against a Connecticut man who admitted his involvement in violent gang activity including four murders. A three judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York overturned the order against...
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