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{FD} Body of baby found in bag at Connecticut reservoir, police say

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State police are investigating after a baby was found in a bag at a reservoir in Harwinton, Connecticut. Continue reading

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{FD} Sorority closed, fraternity expelled following death of UConn student

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After the death of a UConn student at an off-campus party in October 2015, a sorority has been shut down and a fraternity has been permanently ousted. Continue reading

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{FD} Body of infant found inside bag in Connecticut reservoir

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Connecticut State Police say an infant’s body has been found inside a bag in a reservoir. Continue reading

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{FD} 3-year-old girl lived alone with dead mom for days, police say

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A 3-year-old girl lived alone with her dead mother for several days in their apartment with nothing to eat but cereal that had spilled on a floor, police officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Toddler was in home with dead mom for days, police say

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Police in Connecticut say a three-year-old girl lived alone with her dead mother for several days, surviving on cereal that had spilled on the floor. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: Mom live-streamed son, 10, driving car on town roads

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A Connecticut woman has been accused of letting her 10-year-old son drive her car on public roads and streaming it on Facebook Live. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut man allegedly sexually assaulted girl, 3

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A 19-year-old Connecticut man, who reportedly appears to be living in the U.S. illegally, allegedly admitted to police that he sexually assaulted a 3-year-old girl. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut principal apologizes after students taunt basketball players with Trump chants

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The principal of a Connecticut high school issued an apology Thursday after students made “Trump” chants during a basketball game at black and Latino players on the opposing team. Continue reading

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{FD} Man suspected in Amber Alert had been previously deported, immigration officials say

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The man suspected of taking a 6-year-old Connecticut girl prompting an Amber Alert on Friday had previously been deported, federal immigration officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Interracial couple refuses to cover slur on garage door until police investigate

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An interracial couple in Connecticut said they will not remove the racial slur from the garage door of their home, despite being issued a blight citation that carries a $100 daily fine. Continue reading

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{FD} Mom testifies at trial of man accused of killing infant

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The mother of a 7-month-old boy found dead in the Connecticut River has testified about the troubled relationship she had with the baby’s father. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: 15-year-old took joyride in pizza deliveryman’s car

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Police say a 15-year-old girl stole a pizza deliveryman’s car, led officers on a highway pursuit, crashed and then fled to a train station. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman charged in connection with autistic teen son’s death

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A Connecticut woman has been charged in connection with the death of her autistic teenage son. Continue reading

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{FD} Suspect dragged cop 150 yards with car for stolen beer, police say

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Police in Connecticut were on the lookout Wednesday for a driver accused of dragging an officer for nearly 150 yards – just so he could get away with $190 worth of beer. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut congressmen express concern over Russian ship

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Congressmen from Connecticut are expressing concern over reports of a Russian intelligence-collection ship traveling near a U.S. naval submarine base. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian spy ship spotted closer to US, near Navy submarine base

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The Russian spy ship Viktor Leonov on Wednesday morning was spotted 40 miles closer to the U.S. — and not far from a Navy submarine base in Connecticut, a U.S. official told Fox News. Continue reading

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{FD} Construction halted on mosque with too-tall minarets

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After exceeding a city height limit, builders of a mosque on New Haven’s outskirts are wrestling with how to cut 24 feet from its soaring, crescent-topped minarets. Continue reading

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{FD} Haitian man admits role in scheme to stage dozens of crashes

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A Haitian man has admitted in federal court he was involved in a scheme to stage dozens of car crashes in Connecticut and collected up to $30,000 per wreck by submitting bogus insurance claims. Continue reading

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{FD} Yale drops slavery proponent Calhoun from college name

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After years of debate, the trustees of Yale University announced Saturday they will change the name of a residential college that honors a 19th century alumnus who was an ardent supporter of slavery. Continue reading

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{FD} Firefighter charged with selling cocaine while on duty

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A firefighter in Connecticut has been accused of selling cocaine while on duty. Continue reading

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{FD} Trial begins for man accused of tossing infant from bridge

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Testimony has begun in the trial of a man accused of throwing his 7-month-old son to his death from a bridge over the Connecticut River. Continue reading

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{FD} Statements made by man charged with killing baby admissible

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An Ohio judge has ruled that statements made to police by a man charged with killing his 7-month-old son by throwing the boy off a bridge are admissible at trial. Continue reading

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{FD} Man convicted in killings of woman, boy witness loses appeal

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A three-judge panel has rejected the latest appeal of a Connecticut man convicted of ordering the 1999 killings of a woman and her 8-year-old son because the boy was going to testify against him. Continue reading

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{FD} Record numbers for race to benefit refugees after travel ban

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Organizers of a road race that benefits a Connecticut refugee resettlement group are crediting President Donald Trump for a record enrollment — and record donations — in this year’s event. Continue reading

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{FD} Dominican faces deportation for 12-year-old theft conviction

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A Connecticut man whose wife and daughter are seriously ill is facing deportation to the Dominican Republic because of a 12-year-old conviction for stealing a purse. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut pastor charged with stealing $8G in electricity

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The pastor of a Connecticut church has been charged with stealing about $8,000 worth of electricity. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut pastor charged with stealing $8K in electricity

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The pastor of a Connecticut church has been charged with stealing about $8,000 worth of electricity. Continue reading

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{FD} Forbes ex-publisher charged with terrorizing school bus

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A former Forbes Magazine publisher is facing charges after police say he attacked a bus full of elementary school children in Connecticut. Continue reading

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{FD} Officer charged with striking handcuffed suspect on video

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Authorities say a Connecticut police officer has been charged with breach of peace because he struck a handcuffed suspect. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘White privilege’ essay contest stirs up controversy in Conn. town

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A Connecticut town’s diversity council announced a contest offering cash for the best student essay on “white privilege” — sparking backlash from people who claimed that it painted the town in a bad light. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘White privilege’ essay contest ruffles upscale coastal town

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A student essay on the topic of white privilege is stirring controversy in a ritzy Connecticut shoreline town. Continue reading

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{FD} Kids’ triathlon program by family of Newtown victim expands

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A children’s triathlon program created by the Connecticut family of a Sandy Hook shooting victim is expanding. Continue reading

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{FD} Journalist George Krimsky, who covered Manson arrest, dies

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A journalist and author who covered Charles Manson’s arrest, the Lebanese civil war and dissident activities in the Soviet Union and who later wrote about media issues has died in Connecticut. Continue reading

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{FD} Guilty plea by man in $3M Connecticut jewelry heist

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A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty for his role in a kidnapping and the theft of about $3 million worth of merchandise from a Connecticut jewelry store. Continue reading

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{FD} Police say man dies after jumping out of a burning building

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Police say a man on the fourth floor of a burning commercial building in Connecticut has jumped to his death. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: Man ran down 2 people on purpose, then went to bar

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Police say a Connecticut man intentionally ran down his girlfriend and another man, then walked to a bar where he had a couple of drinks and played video games. Continue reading

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{FD} Student rescued after falling through frozen pond by school

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Police say a student from a Connecticut center that provides behavioral and developmental services fell through a frozen pond and had to be rescued. Continue reading

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{FD} Sailor who mishandled info cites Clinton misdeeds in seeking Trump pardon

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A former Navy sailor who mishandled classified information, then compared his case to Hillary Clinton’s in a failed bid to avoid prison time, has now asked President-elect Donald Trump to pardon him. Continue reading

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{FD} Air Forces grants honorable discharge to 91-year-old gay vet

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A 91-year-old veteran who was dismissed from the U.S. Air Force as “undesirable” in 1948 because he is gay has had that discharge status changed to “honorable.” The move by the Air Force comes in response to a lawsuit filed in November by H. Continue reading

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{FD} Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel wants conviction decision reconsidered

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Lawyers for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel have asked the Connecticut Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to reinstate his murder conviction in a 1975 killing. Continue reading

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{FD} Snowstorm blamed for 30-vehicle pileup on Connecticut highway, wreaks havoc across US

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Connecticut state police responded Saturday to reports of a nearly 30-vehicle pileup on a highway near Hartford. Continue reading

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{FD} UN panel: US school district right to pull textbook

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A group of United Nations human rights experts is praising a Connecticut school district for pulling an “offensive” textbook from classrooms because of its assertions about slavery. Continue reading

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{FD} Suspected carjackers killed after crashing into synagogue during police chase

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Two men suspected of a carjacking in Connecticut were killed early Monday when the stolen car crashed into a synagogue following a police chase. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 killed in crash following Connecticut carjacking, chase

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Two men suspected of a carjacking in Connecticut were killed when the stolen car crashed into a synagogue following a police chase. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 dead, 2 injured in Connecticut shooting after rapper’s concert

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Police say two are dead and two injured after a shooting outside a Connecticut theater late Friday night following a concert. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut’s top court reinstates Kennedy cousin murder conviction

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Connecticut’s highest court has reinstated murder conviction of Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel. Continue reading

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{FD} Melee at Connecticut shopping mall leads to several arrests

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State and local police have responded to a melee at a Connecticut shopping mall and arrested several people. Continue reading

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{FD} Trooper helps deliver baby on Connecticut highway

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A Connecticut state trooper made a very special delivery in time for Christmas. Continue reading

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{FD} Judge rules Conn. teen to be tried as adult in attack on Yale professor

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A judge has ruled that a Connecticut teen will be tried as an adult for his alleged role in the beating of an elderly Yale University professor last year. Continue reading

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{FD} Man pleads not guilty to raping woman after finding her dog

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A Connecticut man has pleaded not guilty to raping an 18-year-old neighbor after finding and returning her lost dog. Continue reading

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