Connecticut

A sign stands near the site of the December 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting
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March 25, 2019 - 2:36 pm
NEWTOWN, CT (1010 WINS) -- There's mourning in Newtown following the apparent suicide of the father of a Sandy Hook victim. RELATED: New docs shine light on Sandy Hook shooter’s ‘scorn for humanity’ | Sandy Hook families can have access to InfoWars' financials | Sandy Hook Elementary gets bomb...
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Straws
Dreamstime
March 18, 2019 - 8:16 pm
Legislation that attempts to reduce the number of single-use plastic straws in Connecticut has cleared a key legislative hurdle.
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, Robert Gentile is wheeled into the federal courthouse in Hartford, Conn. The reputed Connecticut mobster, who authorities believe is the last surviving person of interest in the largest art heist in history, was released from prison Friday, March 15, 2018, in an unrelated weapons case. Federal prosecutors have said they think Gentile has information about the still-unsolved 1990 $500 million heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. (Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant via AP, File)
March 18, 2019 - 3:44 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A reputed Connecticut mobster who federal authorities believe is the last surviving person of interest in the largest art heist in history criticized government officials Monday as he adjusted to being back home after finishing a four-year prison sentence for weapons crimes...
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firearms training unit Detective Barbara J. Mattson, of the Connecticut State Police, holds a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle
(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
March 14, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Gun maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, a divided Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
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Marijuana
Dreamstime
February 20, 2019 - 4:47 pm
OLD LYME, Conn. (AP) -- A veterinarian in Connecticut is warning pet owners to be careful after she treated two dogs for likely ingesting marijuana. Kathy Clark of Clark Veterinary Hospital in Old Lyme says the dogs were hospitalized after going out on walks in Niantic and Old Saybrook in the last...
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Yale campus and studio
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February 12, 2019 - 1:12 pm
NEW HAVEN, CT (1010 WINS) -- Three women who attend Yale University have brought a class action federal lawsuit against the Ivy League school and nine all-male fraternities. The suit seeks to force the frats to admit women. They claim that because women are shut out, they are deprived of the social...
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Valerie Reyes New Rochelle
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February 12, 2019 - 11:12 am
GREENWICH, CT (1010 WINS) -- An arrest has been made in the death of a woman who was found stuffed inside of a suitcase in Greenwich. Reyes was found dead on February 5, after being reported missing by her family. RELATED: Mother of murdered New Rochelle woman says daughter feared for her life |...
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Valerie Reyes New Rochelle
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February 08, 2019 - 11:13 am
NEW ROCHELLE, NY (1010 WINS) -- A vigil was held in New Rochelle on Thursday night, for Valerie Reyes, whose body was found in a suitcase in Greenwich, Connecticut. RELATED: Woman's body, bound at feet and hands, found in suitcase on Conn. Roadside | Conn. police continue probe into body found in...
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Marijuana
Dreamstime
February 06, 2019 - 5:02 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Democratic senators in Connecticut are making a concerted push to legalize recreational marijuana in the state. The caucus on Wednesday unveiled legislation allowing adults 21 or older to possess up to one ounce of marijuana. The bill would also allow individuals to possess...
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February 06, 2019 - 4:31 pm
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) -- Police in Connecticut continue their efforts to identify a woman whose dead body was found bound in a suitcase left on the side of a road in an affluent town, but say there appears to be no public threat. Greenwich police Lt. John Slusarz said Wednesday investigators are...
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