Connecticut

Papaya
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June 29, 2019 - 2:17 pm
Health officials are urging residents in some Northeast states to discard fresh papayas imported from Mexico because they've been linked to an outbreak of salmonella.
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June 27, 2019 - 6:58 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut woman convicted of killing her two children saying it was God's plan has been sentenced to 120 years in prison without the possibility of parole. LeRoya Moore was sentenced Thursday, following her conviction in March of two counts of murder for killing her 6-...
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New Canaan Police Department
June 26, 2019 - 2:25 pm
The estranged husband of a missing Connecticut woman spoke out for the first time Wednesday and said he misses his children.
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Fotis Dulos
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June 23, 2019 - 2:05 pm
The lawyer for the husband of Jennifer Dulos is now suggesting the missing Connecticut mom of five may have staged her own disappearance a la “Gone Girl” – the 2012 book about a woman who frames her husband after faking her murder.
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Ned Lamont
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June 22, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Connecticut's governor has signed legislation banning use of the so-called "gay or trans panic'' defense in criminal cases.
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E-cigarette Juul
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Kimberly Dole
June 19, 2019 - 6:45 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (1010 WINS/AP) -- Governor Ned Lamont has signed legislation increasing the age to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21. The bill which signed into law Tuesday also prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes and vaping products to anyone under 21. The new law takes...
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Libby Cohen
June 17, 2019 - 4:58 pm
Lawyers for the Sandy Hook families suing Alex Jones say the Info Wars host sent them electronic files containing child pornography.
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City of Cromwell
June 13, 2019 - 5:57 pm
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) -- The superintendent of a Connecticut school district says disciplinary action has been taken in response to a video posted on social media that shows a student speaking to a person in blackface. Cromwell Superintendent Thomas McDowell said Thursday that the district also will...
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June 11, 2019 - 5:26 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- A former Connecticut drama teacher has been sentenced to nine months in prison for having a sexual encounter with a student. The New Haven Register reports that 46-year-old Jennifer Frechette, of New Haven, was sentenced Monday. She pleaded no contest to having sexual...
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In this May 8, 2019, photo, third-grade student Miles Stidham uses an East Webster High School laptop to do homework in Maben, Miss. The Stidhams are unable to get internet at their home in the country, so they take advantage of the internet in the school's library. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
June 10, 2019 - 3:43 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd's homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done using just her smartphone? On the tiny screen, she switches between web pages for research projects, losing track of tabs whenever friends send...
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