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Police: Recent Yale Grad Jumps To Death After Stabbing Student

New Haven police say it happened around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at a College Street apartment complex across the street from the Ivy League campus.

21 hours ago

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Stamford Police: Man Posing As Utility Worker, Accomplice Steal $51K From Elderly Woman

A man claiming to work for the water company showed up at the woman’s front door saying he was there to check a leaky pipe, a service that would cost $50, police said.

22 hours ago

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Connecticut’s Pleasure Beach Reopens For 1st Full Summer In 19 Years

A barrier beach is reopening for its first full summer season in 19 years.

05/23/2015

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Connecticut Senate To Vote On Bill Banning Variable Electric Contracts

The Senate is expected to pass legislation banning variable-rate electric contracts for residential customers.

05/20/2015

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Connecticut High School Committee Deems 6 Dresses Inappropriate For Prom

Shelton High School officials say their review of prom dresses this week has turned up just six that will not be allowed at Saturday’s dance.

05/15/2015

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NTSB: Amtrak Train Accelerated 30 MPH Within About 1 Minute Before Wreck

Another body was pulled from the wreckage Thursday morning, bringing the death toll to eight, officials said.

05/14/2015

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Connecticut Business Leaders Say State Democrats’ Budget Plan Will Be A Disaster

Business leaders from Fairfield County heard from state lawmakers, Republican and Democrat, about their parties’ budget plans.

05/13/2015

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Connecticut Man Being Tested For Ebola After Returning From Liberia

After spending several months in West African nation, the man exhibited general symptoms of fever and muscle aches, doctors said.

05/13/2015

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Connecticut Lawmakers To Hear From Metro-North President At Operations Briefing

State Rep. Gail Lavielle, of Wilton, said she plans to press for an update on providing Wi-Fi for every passenger who needs to work on a laptop while traveling on the train.

05/11/2015

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‘Monsignor Meth’ Kevin Wallin Sentenced To 5-Plus Years For Drug Distribution In Connecticut

The 63-year-old priest in Bridgeport received methamphetamine in the mail from California suppliers and supplied a New York distributor.

05/07/2015

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Authorities: Former Newtown Police Sergeant Ran Drug Ring

Steven Santucci engaged in importing and selling high-powered drugs such as oxycodone, federal prosecutors said.

05/06/2015

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Blumenthal: Time For Computers On Senate Floor

Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is among those fighting for a technological update.

05/06/2015

Tyub Mohammed is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a Stamford, Conn., elevator in April 2015. (credit: Stamford Police Department)

Stamford Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman In Elevator

Tyub Mohammed, 21, waited in a West Side parking garage, saw the woman park her car and then followed her into the elevator just after midnight on April 24, police said.

05/05/2015

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Bridgeport Officials Weigh Proposal Targeting Dirt Bikes On City Streets

City Council President Tom McCarthy says a tougher ordinance is on the table, one that would boost fines up to $2,000 to retrieve an impounded back.

05/04/2015

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Study Gives 6 Connecticut Counties Failing Grades When It Comes To Air Quality

The American Lung Association gives six counties, including Fairfield, a failing grade.

04/29/2015

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