Wethersfield

Matt Dwyer
November 08, 2019 - 4:32 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- Late this afternoon, jurors convicted a young defendant on a manslaughter charge in the deadly shooting of a 16-year-old in Wethersfield. The clerk's office confirmed that at the same time, jurors also found Noah Hendron not guilty of the more serious charge of murder. Wethersfield...
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AP
October 02, 2019 - 4:28 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Two former Connecticut State Police troopers who played a role in the brutal beating of a man who touched a woman on the buttocks at a party have both been sent to prison. Prosecutors said 33-year-old Rupert Laird, of Manchester was sentenced Wednesday to eight years in...
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AP
July 26, 2019 - 11:41 am
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Discount retailer T.J. Maxx has apologized to a Connecticut family who says their teenage son was the victim of racial profiling by store employees. Melissa Askew-Ferris tells WFSB-TV her three sons were at a T.J. Maxx store in Wethersfield earlier this month and were...
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AP
May 17, 2019 - 9:00 am
Police officers in Connecticut would be prohibited from firing their guns for the sole purpose of stopping vehicles, under legislation planned by a state senator in response to two recent officer-involved shootings of unarmed people.
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John Silva
May 16, 2019 - 2:36 pm
(Wethersfield, Conn./WTIC) - Authorities are investigating in Wethersfield after they say the street side mailboxes at the Beaver Road post office in town had been broken into. Officers were dispatched around 9:30. Postal officials say someone broke into two boxes on Wednesday and stole a "large...
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AP
May 08, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Relatives of a Connecticut man killed by a police officer last month and their lawyers are calling for the officer to be arrested, saying he was a ``ticking time bomb'' because of problems he had at another police department.
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