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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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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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