Connecticut

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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Fotis Dulos
Photo by Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant/TNS/Sipa USA
Adam Warner
June 09, 2019 - 2:43 pm
The attorney who represents conspiracy radio host Alex Jones has a new client: the estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos.
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Twitter/@ErinStewartCT
June 07, 2019 - 3:49 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) -- A monument in New Britain that honors Puerto Rican members of the U.S. Army has been vandalized. The New Britain Herald reports that vandals spray painted the monument and removed a medallion. The monument across from the New Britain Fire Department headquarters honors...
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Twitter/@GovNedLamont
June 07, 2019 - 2:43 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (1010 WINS/AP) -- Connecticut's governor has signed a pair of new laws aimed at reducing gun violence. One measure signed by Gov. Ned Lamont, a Democrat, bans guns that do not have serial numbers. So-called ghost guns are typically sold in parts that can be assembled at home and...
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Shelton PD
June 06, 2019 - 7:15 pm
SHELTON, Conn. (AP) -- Police say a Connecticut woman left her 3-year-old daughter in a hot car with the windows closed while bringing her 5-year-old son into a school. Laura Boyle, of Shelton, was charged with risk of injury to a child. Police also said she was driving an unregistered and...
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June 04, 2019 - 9:32 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Criminal defendants in Connecticut would be barred from claiming as their sole legal defense that they panicked after learning about their victim's sexual orientation. The state House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday preventing defendants from using the so-...
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Jennifer Dulos
Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant/TNS/Sipa USA
Adam Warner
June 03, 2019 - 2:15 pm
Disturbing new details emerged in the case of missing Connecticut mother of five Jennifer Dulos on Monday as her estranged husband and his girlfriend appeared in court after their arrests over the weekend.
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New Canaan Police Department
Kimberly Dole
May 30, 2019 - 12:23 pm
NEW CANAAN, Conn. (1010 WINS) -- Police officials are continuing their investigation to locate Jennifer Dulos, 50, who disappeared amid a bitter divorce. Dulos' family and friends released a statement saying in part “Those who know Jennifer know her to be a devoted mother; an extremely thoughtful,...
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Wethersfield PD
May 28, 2019 - 5:54 pm
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) -- A Massachusetts woman has been charged with animal cruelty after police in Connecticut say they found her living in a van with 21 dogs and bird. Wethersfield police say 58-year-old Suzanne Muzaffer Eser, of Peabody, Massachusetts, was arrested Monday after a traffic stop...
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