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{FD} Connecticut man sentenced to 120 days in jail after pet fish cut in half

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A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 120 days in jail after police say he cut a pet fish in half during a domestic dispute. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-inmate misses job interview to save driver in crash

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A former inmate on his way to a job interview is being lauded for helping the driver of a car that flipped over on a Connecticut highway. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman accused of lying about rape claims psychiatric illness

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A former university student accused of lying about being raped by two university football players is seeking to have the charges against her dismissed. Continue reading

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{FD} Teacher mom, 31, arrives in court with her husband to face charges she had “sex in her car” with teen boy student

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A 31-year-old mother and former Connecticut high school teacher was arraigned with her husband standing by her side on charges that she sexually assaulted a special education male student. Continue reading

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{FD} More than 30 cats die in house fire; 1 child, 2 adults escape

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Firefighters said around 30 cats died in a house fire Monday afternoon. Continue reading

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{FD} More than 30 cats die in house fire; 1 child, 3 adults escape

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Firefighters said around 30 cats died in a house fire Monday afternoon. Continue reading

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{FD} Boy who slipped while playing in water is swept into pipe

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Authorities say a 10-year-old boy slipped while playing in a culvert with his two brothers and was swept into a pipe leading to a Connecticut river. His body was found hours later. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut man writes anti-Trump graffiti out of ‘anger toward liberals,’ police say

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A Connecticut man who wrote anti-Trump graffiti at an elementary school told police he did it “out of ‘anger toward liberals.” Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut man writes anti-Trump graffiti to blame ‘liberals’, police said

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Police say a Connecticut man wrote threatening anti-Trump graffiti on an elementary school with the hope it would look like “liberal hate speech.” Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut town looking for man who dropped bat off with rabies at animal hospital

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A man is wanted in the town of Marlborough after they said he dropped off a bat with rabies at an animal hospital Friday. Continue reading

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{FD} TSA screens lobster, upsetting Connecticut fish market owner

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The owner of a Connecticut fish market says she is “personally offended” after she saw a photo of a 20-pound lobster being handled by a Transportation Security Administration screener on social media. Continue reading

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{FD} Fireworks threaten baby eagle in Connecticut town

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A family of eagles could bring a quiet Independence Day for Columbia Lake. Continue reading

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{FD} Yale sues Connecticut over gender-neutral restrooms

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Yale University is suing Connecticut over its plan to turn single-user restrooms into gender-neutral bathrooms at its law school. Continue reading

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{FD} Married teacher mom, 31, arrested for multiple sex romps in her car with teen boy student

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A Connecticut high school teacher was arrested for allegedly having sex “a handful of times” with a special education student, then denying and destroying evidence of the acts. Continue reading

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{FD} Veteran gets his medals back after they were stolen 50 years ago

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World War II medals earned more than 70 years ago, were awarded today to Connecticut veteran Joe Novellino. Continue reading

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{FD} Veteran get his medals back after they were stolen 50 years ago

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World War II medals earned more than 70 years ago, were awarded today to Connecticut veteran Joe Novellino. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut wedding saved by volunteer fire department

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The volunteer fire department saved the day for newlyweds whose trolley bus caught on fire before taking the wedding party to the reception. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida woman who threatened parent of Sandy Hook victim sentenced

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A Florida woman who threatened a man whose son was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook elementary school shooting was sent to prison Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Man who threw baby off bridge gets 70 years in prison

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A Connecticut man who killed his 7-month-old son when he threw the boy off a 90-foot-high bridge, then survived the plunge himself, has been sentenced to 70 years in prison Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut teachers union fires back at Betsy DeVos for ‘adult day care’ comment

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A Connecticut community fired back at Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday after she called a high school in the district “nothing more than adult day care” during a budget hearing last week. Continue reading

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{FD} Hartford latest U.S. city on the brink of bankruptcy

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Hartford is the latest American city to be teetering on the verge on bankruptcy. Continue reading

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{FD} Man arrested on 103 counts of vandalism at UConn, many anti-Trump

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A man was arrested in connection with 103 counts of vandalism, many of them directed against President Donald Trump on the UConn campus. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut school sign’s misspelling goes undiscovered for months

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A misspelled sign outside the North Branford High School in Connecticut, had gone unnoticed for months until a radio show team pointed it out. Continue reading

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{FD} Cop who killed 15-year-old driving stolen car is identified

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The Connecticut police officer who shot and killed a 15-year-old boy driving a stolen car has been identified. Continue reading

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{FD} Judges hear appeal of portfolio manager’s conviction

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The legal definition of insider trading is being scrutinized by a federal appeals panel considering whether an Ivy League-educated ex-portfolio manager was wrongly convicted. Continue reading

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{FD} Rabbi accused of raping student ordered to testify at trial

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A Connecticut rabbi has been ordered to testify at a civil trial on allegations he repeatedly sexually assaulted a teenage boy. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut court to release ruling on Kennedy cousin Skakel

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Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel is set to learn whether he will get a new trial in the killing of a girl in 1975 when they were teenage neighbors in a wealthy Connecticut enclave. Continue reading

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{FD} Dress code crackdown suspends 150 students, brings criticism

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A one-day sweep in which over 150 high school students were suspended for dress code violations is bringing new criticism to a Connecticut district of predominantly Hispanic and black students that was already under scrutiny for having low numbers of m… Continue reading

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{FD} Tattooed fitness model accused of robberies is arrested

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A tattooed fitness enthusiast and model accused of a string of robberies in Connecticut has been arrested in California. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut man granted 30-day reprieve from deportation

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An immigrant facing deportation to Guatemala has been granted a 30-day reprieve hours before he was to be put on a plane to Central America. Continue reading

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{FD} Racing pigeon owner receives probation for killing hawks

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A second Connecticut racing pigeon enthusiast has been sentenced to a year of probation for his role in capturing and killing federally protected hawks. Continue reading

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{FD} No action taken on bill allowing police to weaponize drones

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A bill that would make Connecticut the first state in the country to allow police to use drones outfitted with deadly weapons has stalled. Continue reading

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{FD} Ohio quadruplets stick together and choose Yale University for college

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Four quadruplet brothers from a Cincinnati suburb have all decided to go to Yale after being accepted into other prestigious universities including Harvard and Stanford. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: Connecticut man kills daughter, then himself

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Police in Connecticut say a man fatally shot his adult daughter before taking his own life. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut man faces sentencing for killing hawks

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A second man is facing sentencing for killing federally protected hawks. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman accused of lying about rape to go before court

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A woman accused of lying about being raped by two Sacred Heart University football players in Connecticut is set to appear in court Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 ex-Choate Rosemary Hall headmasters resign trustee posts amid sexual abuse claims

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Two former Choate Rosemary Hall headmasters have resigned as honorary trustees amid the sex abuse scandal at the prestigious Connecticut boarding school. Continue reading

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{FD} Murder case cracked by Fitbit: Connecticut suspect enters plea

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A Connecticut man appeared in court Friday to face charges in a murder case cops say they cracked with the help of a Fitbit fitness tracker. Continue reading

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{FD} Yale grad students’ ‘hunger strike’ apparently involves eating when hungry

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A group of Yale University graduate students announced Tuesday evening that they would be undertaking a hunger strike to pressure the administration into granting them better union benefits. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: Man stockpiled massive amounts of explosives

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Authorities say a Connecticut man is under arrest after massive amounts of explosive black powder were found in nearly every room of his home, enough to potentially blow up his entire block. Continue reading

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{FD} US colleges confront a new era of sometimes-violent protest

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After protests turned violent at several college campuses in recent months, some colleges and universities are wondering if they’ll be next. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut doctor killed, son hurt in small plane crash

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A small plane crashed near Meriden-Markham Airport in Connecticut on Monday evening, killing a doctor and injuring his son. Continue reading

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{FD} Fitbit logs wife’s steps after husband says she died, police say

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Police in Connecticut have cited Fitbit records in an arrest warrant for a 40-year-old man charged with killing his wife in 2015. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: Wife’s Fitbit logs steps after husband says she died

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Police in Connecticut have cited Fitbit records in an arrest warrant for a 40-year-old man charged with killing his wife in 2015. Continue reading

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{FD} Police say small-plane crash killed man, injured his son

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Police say the crash of a small plane in Connecticut has killed a man and injured his son. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Audit: Panel may warn police about missing data

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The Latest on Hartford police reportedly failing to submit data on thousands of traffic stops as required by a Connecticut law intended to prevent racial profiling (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Audit: Police underreporting required racial profiling data

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Data analysts say police in Connecticut’s capital city have failed to report thousands of traffic stops as required by a state law intended to prevent racial profiling. Continue reading

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{FD} Man rescued at sea denied request for sealing of warrant

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A Connecticut judge has denied a request from a man rescued at sea to seal from public view a warrant that disclosed that he was a suspect in the 2013 slaying of his millionaire grandfather. Continue reading

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{FD} Hernandez’s body released to funeral home after autopsy

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Aaron Hernandez’s body was released to a funeral home following an autopsy, but government officials on Thursday refused to release more information about the circumstances behind his apparent suicide in a maximum-security prison. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecticut woman out of jail after murder charge dismissed

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A Connecticut woman who has spent nearly five years behind bars awaiting trial in the shooting death of her boyfriend has been released after prosecutors dismissed a murder charge. Continue reading

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