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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2017, file photo, shoppers stand outside of a Bed Bath & Beyond department store at Jersey Gardens Mall in Elizabeth, N.J. Six senior executives at Bed Bath & Beyond are leaving the company as part of an extensive restructuring as the retailer tries to turnaround its business the company said Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
David Caplan
September 18, 2020 - 5:56 pm
Bed Bath & Beyond on Friday identified the first 63 of 200 stores that are closing -- and three of the locations are in New York City.
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FILE - Connecticut's Olivia Nelson-Ododa, left, drives around South Florida's Tamara Henshaw during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the American Athletic Conference tournament semifinals at Mohegan Sun Arena, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Uncasville, Conn. UConn officials have discussed creating helmet stickers, warm-up T-shirts and altering athletic uniforms in other ways to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement. “I believe as athletes that we have this platform, especially here, we have a platform and a voice and we should use it, especially on topics like this that have been going on for hundreds of years," center Olivia Nelson-Ododa said last month. "And so the ability to speak out about it and advocating for the Black Lives Matter movement is very important to me, and I know for the rest of my team as well.” (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
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September 13, 2020 - 10:34 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — University of Connecticut officials have discussed creating helmet stickers, warm-up T-shirts and altering athletic uniforms in other ways to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement. The school last month committed to joining others in the Big East conference in adding...
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Kimberly Dole
September 10, 2020 - 4:36 pm
The Chief of Police in Bridgeport, Connecticut and the city's personnel director were arrested on Thursday on charges they conspired to rig the 2018 police chief exam.
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Kimberly Dole
August 31, 2020 - 12:29 pm
A pregnant woman was fatally shot and a man was wounded after a gunman fired shots into a Connecticut home Monday morning as they slept, police said.
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August 28, 2020 - 6:50 pm
PLYMOUTH. Conn. (AP) — An 800- to 900-pound (360- to 410-kilogram) beefalo remains on the loose in Plymouth, Connecticut, weeks after it escaped while being loaded off a truck for slaughter. The beefalo is a cross between a bison and domestic cattle and escaped from a meat processing business on...
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Michelle Troconis
Kimberly Dole
August 28, 2020 - 4:31 pm
Michelle Troconis is facing additional charges in connection with the disappearance of Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos, NBC Connecticut reported Friday.
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2019 file photo, John Oliver performs at the 13th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert in support of the Bob Woodruff Foundation at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. Danbury, Conn., Mayor Mark Boughton announced a tongue-in-cheek move posted on his Facebook page on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, to rename Danbury's local sewage treatment plant after Oliver following the comedian's expletive-filled rant about the city. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
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August 23, 2020 - 4:04 pm
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut town's officials are showing comedian John Oliver what they think about his expletive-filled rant about their city — they're naming the local sewage treatment plant after him. Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton announced the tongue-in-cheek move in a video posted on his...
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August 22, 2020 - 12:53 pm
JetCityImage/iStock By ELLA TORRES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The cremated remains of a U.S. Army veteran were delayed reaching a Connecticut family in the mail, according to the late veteran's family, and they say Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is to blame. Army Veteran Scot Egan died in July and his...
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August 19, 2020 - 1:22 pm
The University of Connecticut removed a number of students from on-campus housing after a video of an “unapproved” dorm party with maskless attendees began circulating on social media.
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Erica Brosnan
August 18, 2020 - 3:51 pm
Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz on Friday signed an executive order requiring all residents to provide a doctor’s note showing they are exempt from wearing a mask due to a medical condition.
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