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Store Owner Killed In Bridgeport Robbery

Jose Salgado, 57, and his wife were working in their store, Sapiao’s Grocery at 351 Lexington Ave., when two armed men came in at about 3 p.m. Saturday and demanded money, police said.

04/12/2015

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Sen. Blumenthal Wants To Ban Sale Of Powdered Alcohol

Powdered alcohol is a tragedy waiting to happen, said Sen. Richard Blumenthal who is outraged that a federal agency has approved the controversial new product for sale in liquor stores.

04/10/2015

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Ridgefield Man Avoids Jail Time In Hot Car Death Of 15-Month-Old Son

Kyle Seitz received a conditional discharge and was spared prison time and probation at his sentencing Thursday in Danbury Superior Court.

04/09/2015

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Couple Who Both Lost Homes To Superstorm Sandy Win CT Lottery

Dennis Klaus lost his home in Brooklyn and Maryann Daino lost her home in Staten Island to the Oct. 29, 2012 storm.

04/09/2015

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Pet Owners On High Alert After Coyote Attack In Darien, Conn.

A recent coyote attack involving a dog in Darien, Conn., has pet owners on alert.

04/09/2015

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Defaced Painting Featuring Mother Teresa Among Pro-Choicers To Remain Hanging At Trumbull Library

Police in Trumbull, Conn., have closed the case into who defaced a painting that hangs in the town library after being unable to pinpoint exactly who did it.

04/08/2015

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Report Finds Racial Disparities In Connecticut Traffic Stops

The report singles out five agencies for having “statistically significant” racial or ethnic disparities in their data and says further investigation is warranted.

04/07/2015

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Untreatable Virus Found In Ticks In Southern Connecticut

The Powassan virus has symptoms that are similar to those of Lyme disease, including headache, nausea and fever.

04/07/2015

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Connecticut Weighs Privatizing Highways For Toll Collection

Proponents of the idea like the idea that the private contractors who lease highways would not only collect tolls, but also maintain the highways. The downside, state Rep. Gail Lavielle believes, would be inevitable toll hikes.

04/06/2015

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Governors Andrew Cuomo, Dan Malloy Lift State-Funded Travel Bans To Indiana

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has lifted a ban on some state-funded travel to Indiana, saying he believes changes made to an Indiana religious-objections law will keep it from being used to discriminate against gay people.

04/04/2015

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Black Bear Seen Eating From Bird Feeder At Darien, Conn., Home

Police in Darien, Conn., caught an unlikely visitor at a home on Partridge Lane Thursday night.

04/03/2015

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Blumenthal: Unclaimed Refunds For Conn. Taxpayers Are Up To $13.4 Million

Thousands of Connecticut taxpayers could potentially receive a lucrative financial windfall, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday.

04/03/2015

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Another ‘Swatting’ Hoax Called Into Upper Freehold Township Police

Police responding to a report of a hostage in Upper Freehold Township discovered it was a hoax.

04/03/2015

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Ex-Convict Former Bridgeport Mayor Considers Another Run

The Democrat announced Thursday on Twitter that he’s setting up an exploratory committee for a comeback bid.

04/02/2015

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Connecticut Police Cracking Down On Distracted Driving

State police and more than 50 local police departments in Connecticut have started a crackdown on people using their cell phones.

04/01/2015