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Sarah DiMeo
November 25, 2018 - 1:50 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Virginia woman who embezzled more than $326,000 from a small family business in Connecticut is seeking home confinement instead of a prison sentence. Miriam Dubay, of Purcellville, Virginia, is scheduled to be sentenced Monday in federal court in Bridgeport. She pleaded...
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Sarah DiMeo
November 25, 2018 - 12:24 pm
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police have charged an 81-year-old man with attempted murder for allegedly trying to strangle a 76-year-old woman in a nursing home. Waterbury police say they responded to Autumn Lake Healthcare at Bucks Hill at about 6 p.m. Saturday where they arrested John Jensen. Police...
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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 17, 2018 - 1:21 pm
Plainfield, Conn. - At 11:49 Friday night, officers from the Plainfield Police Department along with members of the Plainfield Fire Department and American Ambulance responded to McDonalds on Lathrop road in Plainfield for an injured person who was struck by a motor vehicle. 19 Year old James Trask...
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November 14, 2018 - 9:58 pm
Hartford, Conn. - Governor Dannel Malloy announced the State of Connecticut is making $12.2 million available to fund ten clean air projects in the state. Connecticut becomes one of the first states to fund a variety of diesel mitigation projects due to a national settlement involving the...
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November 14, 2018 - 4:30 pm
New Haven, Conn. (AP) - A former official at Connecticut College has pleaded guilty to a federal fraud charge of more than $173,000 from the school. Prosecutors say 40-year old Michael Kmec, of Marlborough, pleaded guilty Wednesday to wire fraud. Kmec served as the New London college's director of...
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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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November 10, 2018 - 2:29 pm
West Haven, Conn. - A coach bus carrying Princeton students to the Yale/Princeton football game crashed into a building this morning exiting I-95 on exit 43. 51 passengers were on board - 46 were uninjured, evaluated on scene and traveled onto the game. Four suffered minor injuries along with the...
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