Connecticut

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January 14, 2019 - 6:03 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut lawmaker wants to keep alive the idea of ending the practice of moving the clocks forward and back every year. Stafford Rep. Kurt Vail has again proposed legislation seeking federal approval to change Connecticut's time zone from Eastern to Atlantic standard...
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January 10, 2019 - 6:16 pm
NEWINGTON, Conn. (AP) -- Police say a grenade found in the trash outside a Connecticut gym was inert and did not pose a danger. Police say an employee of LA Fitness in Newington was taking out the trash at about 8 a.m. Thursday and noticed what appeared to be a grenade with the pin still in on top...
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January 07, 2019 - 6:09 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Police in Connecticut say someone painted a swastika on the door of the Cathedral of St. Augustine, the mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport. Bridgeport police say they discovered the vandalism Friday, and no suspects have been identified. Bishop Frank...
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Richard Blumenthal
Jasper Colt-USA TODAY
January 07, 2019 - 5:47 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut's two Democratic senators are reintroducing legislation expanding federal background checks for firearms sales. U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal acknowledge it will be challenging to pass the bill in the Senate, but they're optimistic there will be...
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Edgar Manuel Maldonado
Hartford Police Department
January 02, 2019 - 1:18 pm
The NYPD has arrested a Connecticut man in Manhattan after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend more than 30 times and kidnapped her 6-year-old son in Massachusetts.
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December 19, 2018 - 2:59 pm
BRIDGEPORT, CT (1010 WINS) -- A 12-year-old boy was the victim of a drive by shooting in Connecticut on Tuesday night. The shooting took place on Willow Street in Bridgeport, just after 9 p.m. RELATED: Cops: Shots In Brownsville Drive-By Likely Fired From SUV Involved In Hit-And-Run | Search On For...
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File - In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, Verna Vasbinder prepares her new bunk in the city's new Temporary Bridge Shelter for the homeless as her dog, Lucy Lui, looks on in San Diego. A new federal report says the number of people living on the streets in Los Angeles and San Diego, two epicenters of a West Coast homelessness crisis, fell this year, suggesting possible success in those cities' efforts to combat the problem. Homelessness overall was up slightly across the country, although the report did not provide a complete picture of the problem. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
December 17, 2018 - 5:15 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A new federal report says Connecticut experienced a 17.4 percent increase in homelessness one night in January compared to the previous year. Connecticut's Department of Housing says the uptick is mostly due to large numbers of Hurricane Maria evacuees. The U.S. Housing and...
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Dreamstime
December 12, 2018 - 5:31 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut has approved 9 more medical marijuana dispensaries, doubling the number of facilities in the state. Consumer Protection Commissioner Michelle Seagull said in a statement Tuesday the state's program has been ``thoughtfully expanded'' to 18 approved dispensaries...
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Adam Lanza Sandy Hook
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December 09, 2018 - 11:20 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman's anger, scorn for other people, and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the shooting. The documents that a court ordered...
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December 04, 2018 - 7:13 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The father of a boy who was killed in the 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut has filed another defamation lawsuit against conspiracy theorists who accused him of being an actor. Lenny Pozner's son Noah was among 26 people shot to death in the...
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