Connecticut

August 05, 2019 - 1:27 pm
BOSTON (1010 WINS/AP) -- A Peter Pan bus driver was arrested Sunday and charged with locking a passenger in the vehicle's luggage compartment during a trip from New York to Boston. Connecticut State Police got a 911 call at about 4 p.m. Sunday from a woman who said she was deliberately locked in...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, firearms training unit Detective Barbara J. Mattson, of the Connecticut State Police, holds up a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle, the same make and model of gun used by Adam Lanza in the December 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting, during a hearing of a legislative subcommittee in Hartford, Conn. Gunmaker Remington Arms filed a request on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a Connecticut court ruling that reinstated a wrongful death lawsuit against the company. Remington cited a 2005 federal law that shields gunmakers in most cases from liability when their products are used in crimes. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
August 01, 2019 - 2:56 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal Thursday of a state ruling against the company. Remington Arms, based in Madison, North Carolina, cited a much-debated 2005 federal law that shields...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass. U.S. health officials are scrambling to keep e-cigarettes away from teenagers amid an epidemic of underage use. But doctors face a new dilemma: there are few effective options for weening young people off nicotine vaping devices like Juul. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
July 31, 2019 - 4:57 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut launched an investigation Wednesday into the marketing practices of Juul Labs, becoming the latest state to probe the vaping product manufacturer's health claims and appeal to young people. State Attorney General William Tong said his probe is part of a national...
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Chris Murphy
Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY
July 28, 2019 - 4:33 pm
A U.S. Senator from Connecticut says he's dropping the president from his Twitter feed.
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Plastic Bag
Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA
July 27, 2019 - 3:18 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut consumers will soon be charged 10 cents to carry out their purchases in a single-use plastic bag. The new tax takes effect on Thursday. Many stores have posted signs warning customers of the impending change. Proponents hope the excise will lead to fewer single-...
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July 27, 2019 - 1:23 pm
Authorities in Hartford say officers fatally shot the driver of a car who charged police after fleeing a traffic stop.
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Jennifer Dulos
New Canaan Police Department
July 26, 2019 - 1:23 pm
The children of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos are now in the custody of Dulos’ mother as police continue to investigate her disappearance more than two months after she vanished, reports say.
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Jennifer Dulos
New Canaan Police Department
July 24, 2019 - 5:52 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The estranged husband of a missing Connecticut mother of five wants two charges against him dropped. Attorney Norm Pattis on Wednesday filed a motion in Stamford Superior Court arguing there is ``no basis in evidence or law'' to charge his client Fotis Dulos with hindering...
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FILE - This Sept. 9, 2018 file photo shows Miss New York Nia Franklin, center, reacting after being named Miss America 2019 in Atlantic City, N.J. The Miss America Organization says this year's pageant will be held at the Mohegan Sun Connecticut in Uncasville, Connecticut. It will be broadcast on NBC Dec. 19, in a switch from recent broadcaster ABC. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray, File)
July 23, 2019 - 5:51 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There she is. Here she isn't. Miss America is leaving Atlantic City for the second time, trading one casino town for another in a move that caps a whirlwind of change at the nearly century-old pageant. This year's pageant will be held at the Mohegan Sun Connecticut in...
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Kimberly Dole
July 18, 2019 - 2:06 pm
GREENWICH, Conn. (1010 WINS) -- A family of Greenwich Police Officers will be working together for the first time Thursday. Sgt. Michael O’Connor Sr., is retiring in a few weeks but will be working with his three sons, who are all Greenwich Police Officers for the first time. Greenwich police...
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