Connecticut

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November 16, 2019 - 4:44 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A new report shows nearly half of Connecticut households have an income that's insufficient to cover their basic needs. The Connecticut Self-Sufficiency Standard Report, released by the Connecticut Office of Health Care Strategy and State Comptroller Kevin Lembo, finds that...
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November 16, 2019 - 3:14 pm
A recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court has upended a longstanding legal roadblock that has given the gun industry far-reaching immunity from lawsuits in the aftermath of mass killings. The court this week allowed families of victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre to sue the maker of the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, East Hampton, Conn., Police Chief Dennis Woessner addresses the Town Council in East Hampton. East Hampton officer Kevin P. Wilcox, has retired from the force after Committee for Civil Rights Under Law raised concerns about his membership with the Proud Boys, a far-right group known for engaging in violent clashes at political rallies. In September, Woessner told the civil rights organization that Wilcox’s Proud Boys membership didn’t violate department policies. (Jeff Mill/The Middletown Press via AP)
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November 13, 2019 - 3:23 pm
A Connecticut police officer who belonged to a far-right group accused a civil rights organization’s leader, who had complained to his department, of trying to “silence conservative voices,” according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press. In his letter, addressed to East Hampton’s police...
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Melanie Coleman
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November 11, 2019 - 3:02 pm
A college gymnast from Connecticut has died following a training accident.
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November 09, 2019 - 5:07 pm
The owner of a Connecticut hotel and management agency charged with seeking underage girls for "slave training'' in his "sex dungeon'' is facing more charges.
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Fotis Dulos
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November 06, 2019 - 6:26 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The estranged husband of a missing mother of five has made a brief court appearance on charges related to her disappearance. Fotis Dulos was in court for less than a minute Wednesday and the next pretrial hearing was set for January. Dulos is charged with tampering with...
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November 01, 2019 - 2:37 pm
A Connecticut man was arrested after trick-or-treaters said they found loose razor blades in their candy bags.
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FIlE - This Oct. 15, 2019 file photo shows Kristen Clarke, President and Executive Director Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in Washington. A Connecticut police officer, officer Kevin P. Wilcox, has retired after Committee for Civil Rights Under Law raised concerns about his membership with Proud Boys, a far-right group known for engaging in violent clashes at political rallies. East Hampton Town Manager David Cox says Wilcox retired on Oct. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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November 01, 2019 - 10:57 am
A Connecticut police officer has retired after a civil rights organization raised concerns about his membership in a far-right group known for engaging in violent clashes at political rallies, a town official said Friday. Officer Kevin P. Wilcox retired from the East Hampton Police Department on...
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October 30, 2019 - 4:45 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut's highest court has ruled that frozen embryos at the center of a divorce case amount to marital property and can be destroyed. Wednesday's unanimous opinion, which reversed a lower court decision, found the couple had an enforceable contract with a fertility...
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Beto O'Rourke
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October 29, 2019 - 7:57 pm
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke is planning to meet with gun control advocates in Newtown, Connecticut. O'Rourke is participating in a ``conversation on gun violence prevention'' on Wednesday with advocates and residents in the town that...
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