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Woman Accused Of Strangling Boyfriend At Hartford Home

A 24-year-old woman is accused of strangling her boyfriend inside a home in Hartford, Conn.

12/21/2013

Credit Card (file / credit: clipart.com)

Man Convicted Of Identity Theft Could Face Life In Prison At Sentencing

Anthony Johnson allegedly slithered like a snake beneath the seats in a movie theater and deftly removed credit cards from women’s wallets. A waiting accomplice would copy them.

10/21/2013

Nouel Alba is accused of lying to FBI agents. (credit: Personal Photo)

Woman Who Posed As Victim’s Aunt, Ran Newtown Fundraising Scam Gets 8-Month Sentence

Nouel Alba of the Bronx set up a purported funeral fund to raise money for one of the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December. She claimed 6-year-old Noah Pozner – one of 20 first graders killed in the mass shooting – was her nephew.

10/15/2013

School Bus

Conn. Parents Say They’re Furious Over ‘Slavery’ Portion Of Class Trip

Seventh graders at Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy went on a four-day trip to Nature’s Classroom in Massachusetts last year.

09/20/2013

Woman doing her taxes (Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com)

Conn. Offering Tax Delinquents Amnesty On Some Penalties

The Department of Revenue Services hopes to collect more than $35 million in back taxes to help balance the state budget.

09/17/2013

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy (Photo: CT Governor's Office)

On 10th Anniversary Of Northeast Blackout, Hartford To Get Alternative Power Grid

A microgrid will be set up in the Parkville section of Hartford.

08/14/2013

FILE -- Barber scissors (credit: ClipArt)

City Reverses Decision To Kick Good Samaritan Barber Out Of Hartford Park

Anthony Cymerys is known as “Joe the Barber.” He’s been a fixture every Wednesday for years at Bushnell Park, where his friends also hand out food to the needy.

06/13/2013

Lyoto Machida kicks Dan Henderson in their light heavyweight bout during UFC 157 at Honda Center on Feb. 23, 2013 in Anaheim, California, an example of mixed martial arts. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Connecticut Legislature Lifts Ban On Mixed Martial Arts

Though some matches are currently permitted at Connecticut’s Indian-run casinos, national promoters and venues in Hartford and Bridgeport have campaigned for years to host the fights.

06/06/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy surveys shoreline damage from Sandy (credit: Governor's Office)

Plans For Federal Sandy Aid Earmarked For Conn. Relief Effort Open For Comment

Two plans detailing how the state will spend $82.5 million in federal relief for damage caused by Sandy are now available for public comment.

05/29/2013

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Funding Made Available For School Security Post Sandy Hook

Gov. Dan Malloy announced the first round of funding on Friday for the competitive grant program included in the General Assembly’s response to the Newtown shooting.

05/24/2013

Sample Connecticut Driver's License (credit: CT DOT)

Connecticut Legislators Back Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

A proposal in Connecticut to expand access to driver’s licenses to immigrants regardless of their legal status has received the support of the governor, legislative leaders and mayors from across the state.

04/30/2013

Hartford Police Motorcycle (credit: Hartford PD)

Feds, Local SWAT Teams Make Arrests In Hartford

Hartford police say city officers and agents with the FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration were involved in Thursday morning’s raids on Zion Street and other locations.

04/11/2013

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Newtown Families Head To Hartford To Press For Gun Reform

Families from Newtown are in Hartford today delivering letters to lawmakers asking for a vote on legislation to make the state safer from gun violence.

03/22/2013

A man holds a cigarette - Dec 15, 2008 - Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Lawmaker Seeks Ban On Smoking While Driving With Small Children

Under the measure, it would be illegal to smoke with a child 6 or younger in the car.

02/18/2013

Gun Surrendered In New Haven Buyback Event (credit: CBS 2)

Second Amendment Advocates And Gun Owners Rally In Hartford In Response To Increased Gun Control Efforts

Hundreds rallied Saturday at the state Capitol, many carrying signs of protest, as part of demonstrations across the nation to express concern about increased gun control efforts since last month’s deadly school shooting in Newtown.

01/19/2013

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