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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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Sarah DiMeo
October 22, 2018 - 1:47 pm
NAUGATUCK, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut bridge that just finished up a $6 million reconstruction project is set for more repairs. Naugatuck began reconstructing the Whittemore Memorial Bridge in 2016, restoring it to how it looked before the Flood of 1955. The Republican-American reports the project...
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Sarah DiMeo
October 22, 2018 - 1:17 pm
BERLIN, Conn. (AP) — A member of Boy Scout Troop 44 in Berlin has completed an Eagle Scout project, looking to help veterans and honor the memory of his father. Matthew A. Krajewski, 16, built a recreation area at American Legion Post 68, including with two bocce courts, two horseshoe pits, two...
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Sarah DiMeo
October 19, 2018 - 1:07 am
MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut town agency is plastering signs around Manchester in an effort to curb underage drinking in a new campaign. The Manchester Youth Service Bureau is posting the message "Don't be the one we're talking about the next day" around the town, hoping it casts a unique...
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Sarah DiMeo
October 18, 2018 - 12:16 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut jury has found a man guilty of felony murder but acquitted him of murder in connection with a 2014 shooting. The New Haven Register reports that the jury reached its verdict against 20-year-old Damarquis Gray on Tuesday. Murder convictions require the jury to...
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Bernie Loubier
September 16, 2018 - 11:16 am
DANIELSON, Conn. (AP) _ Police searches have become an issue in the case of a Connecticut man charged with killing his father and living with the corpse for months before shooting a police officer who entered the home during a welfare check in 2013. Lawyers for Andrew Samuolis, of Willimantic,...
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