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Bernie Loubier
September 08, 2018 - 3:29 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) _ Police say a teenage boy forced a girl into a bathroom at a Connecticut library and held the victim until her screams alerted others. The incident happened earlier in the week at Miller Memorial Library. According to police, the 15-year-old victim was leaving the restroom when...
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Bernie Loubier
August 19, 2018 - 11:11 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Two New England senators are urging White House lawyer Don McGahn to remind executive branch employees of their rights under federal whistleblower laws. Democratic U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts wrote to McGahn on Friday. The...
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Bernie Loubier
August 19, 2018 - 10:13 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Town clerks in Bridgeport, Montville, Stratford and Waterford are facing a deadline to conduct recounts in two Connecticut General Assembly primary races. State law requires they finish the recounts by Tuesday. Initial results show an eight-vote difference between the top two...
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Bernie Loubier
August 04, 2018 - 3:40 pm
Hartford, Ct. - (WTIC News) Democratic State Treasurer candidate Shawn Wooden today was endorsed by Martin Luther King III at a rally attended by more than 100 supporters, elected officials and statewide candidates. King, son of Martin Luther King, Jr., said he doesn’t “give endorsements lightly,”...
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Bernie Loubier
August 04, 2018 - 3:35 pm
WEBSTER, Mass. (AP) _ Officials say a woman has been injured in central Massachusetts when a piece of debris hit her car during a tornado. Webster police say the woman had been driving in Webster on Saturday, and was transported to a hospital with minor injuries. Meteorologists from the National...
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Bernie Loubier
August 04, 2018 - 3:33 pm
GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut's Department of Transportation is temporarily closing pedestrian access to a sidewalk along I-95 Gold Star Bridge that spans the Thames River. \ The walkway, which runs from Groton to New London, will be closed for roughly 10 weeks, beginning Aug. 13. Signs will be...
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Bernie Loubier
August 04, 2018 - 3:31 pm
MILFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut police have identified a man who was found dead floating near a beach. Milford police say 57-year-old Gregory Wilson, of Milford, was found floating face down in the Point Beach area on Friday afternoon. Bystanders pulled him from the water around 3 p.m., and...
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Bernie Loubier
August 04, 2018 - 3:21 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut epidemiologists say the state is seeing an unusually high number of mosquitoes infected with the deadly West Nile virus. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station has so far found virus-infected mosquitoes in 19 municipalities this year. No cases have turned...
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Bernie Loubier
August 04, 2018 - 3:18 pm
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities are investigating the attempted abduction of a young girl by an unknown male in Connecticut. Police say at around 1:20 p.m. on Friday, a 9-year-old girl was approached by a man driving a pickup truck as she walked up the driveway of her home in New London. The...
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Bernie Loubier
July 22, 2018 - 10:45 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget office is predicting last fiscal year will close out with a nearly $505 million deficit. That's about a $96 million improvement from the Democratic administration's projection last month. Office of Policy and Management Secretary Ben...
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