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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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Sarah DiMeo
December 02, 2018 - 5:17 pm
PROSPECT, Conn. (AP) — Authorities have identified a Connecticut man they say was shot and killed by a bystander during an attempted robbery at a used car dealer. Police say 44-year-old Torrance Battle, of Waterbury, was fatally shot Friday in Prospect. Police say Battle and another man were...
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Sarah DiMeo
December 02, 2018 - 1:49 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The mayor of Bridgeport says he wants to tear down a public housing project known for recurring violence and damaged elevators that keep disabled residents from leaving their homes. Mayor Joe Ganim has asked the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development to support...
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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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