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{FD} Woman accused of false rape claim says she never claimed she was raped

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A former college student in Connecticut accused of lying about being raped by two university football players testified Wednesday that she never told investigators she was sexually assaulted. Continue reading

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{FD} Female cop in ICU after getting stabbed in the throat, suspect charged, police say

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A Connecticut police officer is fighting for her life after she was stabbed in the throat while investigating a disturbance Thursday morning, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Female cop in critical condition after getting stabbed in the throat

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A Connecticut police officer is fighting for her life after she was stabbed in the throat while investigating a disturbance Thursday morning, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} 4 juveniles arrested in connection with tainted cupcakes at Connecticut school, police say

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Four juveniles were arrested in connection with a tainted batch of cupcakes that were brought to a Connecticut school last year, police said Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman stabbed to death in Connecticut, police say

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A woman was stabbed to death at a Connecticut home Saturday afternoon, police said. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut school calls police after student makes, points Lego gun at classmates

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Police were called to a school in Connecticut after a student built a gun out of Lego, according to a local news report. Continue reading

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{FD} Yale student who called police on black student napping in common room has history of calling cops

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Yale University police officers were called to campus Monday after a white graduate student called to complain about a black graduate student who had fallen asleep in the common area of their residence. Continue reading

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{FD} Substitute teacher pleads not guilty in high school classroom ‘fight club’ case

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A former Connecticut substitute teacher plead not guilty on Tuesday to accusations that he organized and supervised a student fight club during a high school math class. Continue reading

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{FD} Body found at Connecticut home that was site of explosion and standoff, police say

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A set of charred remains were found Thursday in a Connecticut building that exploded amid a standoff with police that left nine officers injured, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Severely beaten woman escapes from husband before explosion, fire injure 8 cops, reports say

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A barn on a Connecticut property where a man had allegedly held his wife hostage for several days exploded Wednesday night, sparking a fire that spread to the couple’s house and left at least eight police officers injured, according to reports. Continue reading

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{FD} Explosion, fire reported at Connecticut home amid barricade situation

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An explosion reportedly ripped through a home in Connecticut on Wednesday night as police and a SWAT team were responding to reports that a man was barricaded inside with his family. Continue reading

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{FD} Mother of incest murder-suicide victim says the father was extremely abusive

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Alyssa Pladl has lost her firstborn daughter three times. Continue reading

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{FD} Tom Brokaw drops out as college commencement speaker amid sexual misconduct claims, school says

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Tom Brokaw, the former NBC News accused of making unwanted sexual advances toward multiple women in the 1990s, has dropped out as this year’s commencement speaker at Sacred Heart University, Fox News has confirmed. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman who married her birth father is laid to rest, along with their baby, after shocking murders

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What started out as a joyful reunion of a young woman with her birth parents soon turned sour, then shocking, and finally deadly. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman who married her birth father is laid to rest, along with her baby, after shocking murders

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What started out as a joyful reunion of a young woman with her birth parents soon turned sour, then shocking, and finally deadly. Continue reading

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{FD} Medal of Honor going to airman killed in 2002 Afghanistan battle: report

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An Air Force service member killed during a 2002 firefight between a U.S. special ops team and Al Qaeda fighters in Afghanistan will be awarded the Medal of Honor, according to a new report. Continue reading

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{FD} Dirt bike riders wreak havoc in Connecticut town, engage police officer in pursuit

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A group of dirt bikers wreaked havoc in Connecticut last weekend, engaging at least one police officer in a slow pursuit. Continue reading

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{FD} Human remains buried in field ID’d as Connecticut woman; death labeled ‘suspicious’

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Authorities in Connecticut have identified human remains that were found buried in a wetlands area last week and have deemed the death suspicious. Continue reading

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{FD} New Connecticut veterans memorial misspells president’s name

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A Connecticut town’s recently-installed veteran’s memorial is drawing attention because of a misspelling. Continue reading

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{FD} High school placed on lockdown after staffer threatened to ‘execute every white man,’ police say

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A high school in Connecticut was on lockdown Wednesday after a school employee who wanted to “execute every white man” threatened to go on a killing rampage, police said. Continue reading

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{FD} House Democrat kept aide on staff despite threat allegation: reports

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A U.S. House Democrat — who has been prominent in the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment — apologized Thursday, saying she failed to protect female members of her staff who claimed to have been harassed by the lawmaker’s former chief of staff. Continue reading

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{FD} Dive-bombing hawks ‘targeting’ heads of clueless Connecticut pedestrians

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Police are warning residents in Fairfield, Connecticut to be alert: hawks are apparently “targeting” heads of clueless pedestrians in the area. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman charged with welfare fraud collected $100G in food stamps, Medicaid, authorities say

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A Connecticut woman has been charged Wednesday with welfare fraud for obtaining more than $100,000 in welfare benefits to which she was not entitled to, reports said. Continue reading

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{FD} GOP gubernatorial candidate collapses during event, gets CPR from fellow candidate

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A Connecticut gubernatorial candidate collapsed during a campaign event Thursday night but a fellow candidate jumped to his rescue and applied cpr. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut co-ed punched boyfriend in face after breakup, police say

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A Connecticut college student was arrested last week for allegedly beating up her boyfriend after he said he wanted to pull the plug on their relationship, police said. Continue reading

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{FD} Suspended Yale student from Afghanistan is acquitted of rape charge

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A suspended Yale University student from Afghanistan accused of raping a female undergraduate student in 2015 has been acquitted of all charges, and his lawyer is calling on the school to reinstate him. Continue reading

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{FD} Driver crashes car into Connecticut hospital, sets himself on fire, officials say

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A driver intentionally crashed his car into a Connecticut hospital’s emergency room entrance Thursday morning and set himself on fire, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Driver crashes car into Connecticut hospital, tries to light himself on fire, officials say

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A driver intentionally crashed his car into a Connecticut hospital’s emergency room entrance Thursday morning and set himself on fire, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Man linked to biggest art heist in history found competent to stand trial

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A reputed mobster who authorities believe is the last surviving person of interest in the largest art heist in history has been found competent to proceed to sentencing in an unrelated weapons case. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut woman caught defecating in cul-de-sac 3 times, police say

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A Connecticut woman was nabbed after a police camera caught her defecating in the middle of a cul-de-sac three separate times in a month, state police said. Continue reading

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{FD} Banning ‘bump stocks’ falls on states, cities after Las Vegas shooting

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A slew of cities and states have pushed to pass laws banning the so-called “bump stock” recoil devices that authorities say shooter Stephen Paddock used when he opened fire at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds of … Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut man sentenced for neglecting 94-year-old father

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The son of a 94-year-old Connecticut man was sentenced Tuesday in the death of his father after not feeding or cleaning him for three days. Continue reading

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{FD} Yale sororities creating ‘blacklist’ of boys from Bush family fraternity who make women ‘feel uncomfortable’

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Sororities at Yale University are now giving members the ability to “flag” names of people who allegedly make them feel uncomfortable, with the frat “blacklist” emerging amid the fallout from accusations of sexual misconduct by a fraternity whose legac… Continue reading

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{FD} Yale professor slams Howard Dean for Halloween costume controversy comments

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A Yale University professor slammed ex-Vermont Gov. Howard Dean as a “serious contributor of fake news” after Dean’s critical comments focusing on a 2-year-old Halloween costume controversy. Continue reading

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{FD} Ben Shapiro speaks at UConn, decries bias against conservatives

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Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro delivered his much-anticipated speech at the University of Connecticut Wednesday night — and sharply criticized the school for implementing a list of restrictions making it harder for people to watch. Continue reading

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{FD} UConn accused of bias in handling of conservative speaker

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A University of Connecticut official warned students that Ben Shapiro, a conservative political commentator, would be speaking on campus – then claimed it was understandable that Shapiro’s remarks could be “concerning and even hurtful.” Continue reading

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{FD} VA hospital left scalpel in body of vet after surgery, lawsuit claims

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A Bridgeport, Conn. Army veteran says a VA hospital sewed him up after surgery four years ago with a scalpel still inside his body. Continue reading

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{FD} Millions of Americans are blasted by intense deep freeze — some a lot more than others

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Wind and frigid temperatures are blasting millions of Americans along the East Coast this weekend, with some feeling extreme lows. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Bomb cyclone’ winter storm brings snow, fierce winds to Northeast as bitter cold to follow

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A rapidly-intensifying winter storm system known as a “bomb cyclone” targeted the Northeast on Thursday after leaving its deadly mark across the Southeast, snarling travel across the region with snow, ice, bone-chilling winds and a central air pressure… Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Bomb cyclone’ set to blast Northeast with snow, bone-chilling cold

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Millions braced for the potential of a “bomb cyclone” storm system that could hit the Northeast on Thursday with feet of snow and ice, bone-chilling winds and record-breaking cold. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut woman battling ****** cancer dies hours after exchanging vows

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A Connecticut woman fighting ****** cancer got married last month at a hospital hours before she died. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman with cancer marries in hospital hours before her death

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A woman fighting ****** cancer got married at a hospital 18 hours before she died. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut Lottery forced to redraw special New Year’s game after ‘human error’

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Players of a special New Year’s lottery game in Connecticut may be out of luck if they tossed their tickets, after officials disclosed they need to hold a new drawing after 100,000 eligible tickets were mistakenly disregarded Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Arrested Connecticut woman snorts cocaine at police station, officers say

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A “belligerent” and “uncooperative” Connecticut woman tried to snort cocaine inside a police station Monday while she was waiting to be searched by a female officer, according to a police report. Continue reading

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{FD} Out of the woods: Connecticut police dog found safe after 36 hours in wilderness

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A police bloodhound has been found alive 36 hours after he was reported missing in the Connecticut woods. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Fitbit murder’ suspect slapped with wrongful death suit by slain wife’s sister

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The sister of a woman fatally shot in her Connecticut home in 2015 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the victim’s husband. Continue reading

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{FD} Wrongful death lawsuit filed in Fitbit homicide case

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The sister of a woman fatally shot in her Connecticut home in 2015 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the victim’s husband. Continue reading

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{FD} College student accused of defiling roommate’s belongings isn’t charged with hate crime

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A Connecticut university student accused of smearing body fluids on her roommate’s belongings in what police initially labeled a “hate crime” pleaded not guilty on Monday and won’t face additional bias charges. Continue reading

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{FD} Three arrested after Connecticut man is thrown 45 feet off bridge, police say

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Three people were arrested on Tuesday in connection with a Thanksgiving Day incident in which a Connecticut man was thrown 45-feet off a bridge, police say. Continue reading

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{FD} Family of Connecticut man who died over a beer pong game awarded $15.6M

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The family of a Connecticut man who fell to his death from a fourth-floor window after a fight while playing beer pong has been awarded nearly $16 million in a lawsuit filed against three other players. Continue reading

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