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  • School Officials: Web Threat Didn't Target Bloomfield High School

    A social media post that threatened harm to “BHS” was not targeting Bloomfield High School, school officials said Friday morning. The threat targeted a school in New Mexico, schools spokesman Stan Simpson said, and an arrest has been made. Bloomfield High School is safe. “Bloomfield High parents...

  • U.S. Marshals Find Man Wanted For Dragging Bridgeport Officers With Car

    Federal agents caught a man Thursday wanted for allegedly dragging two Bridgeport police officers with his car after fleeing a traffic stop Feb. 14. Naquan Clarke, 22, was found inside a Queens, N.Y., home Thursday morning by members of the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force. Clarke will...

  • Flu Deaths Near 100 As State's Deadliest Season In Five Years Continues

    Flu Deaths Near 100 As State's Deadliest Season In Five Years Continues

    State officials sent a dire warning Thursday to get the flu shot as another 20 people have died from the virus in the state’s deadliest season in years. “With 97 total deaths so far this season, I cannot stress enough that if you have not received a flu shot yet, for your own health and to protect...

  • Waterbury Man Charged In New Hartford Robbery Case

    A convicted felon already facing robbery charges in Waterbury, Naugatuck and Southington was charged Thursday with the knifepoint robbery of a New Hartford store on New Year’s Day. State police charged Jeffrey Stokarski, 43, of Waterbury with first-degree robbery, sixth-degree larceny and threatening...

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  • Samuelson Player Of The Year In Geno Auriemma's Opinion

    Samuelson Player Of The Year In Geno Auriemma's Opinion

    Katie Lou Samuelson arrived in New Orleans on an increasingly torrid scoring pace, having posted 22 points against Wichita State, 26 against Louisville and 27 against Temple. She made 26 of 37 shots in those games, 14 of 22 3-pointers, showing she can change games as quickly as anyone in the sport,...

  • Applicant Seeks To Amend Wethersfield Zoning Regulations To Allow Medical Marijuana Facility

    Applicant Seeks To Amend Wethersfield Zoning Regulations To Allow Medical Marijuana Facility

    An application before the town planning and zoning commission is requesting that the town amend it’s zoning regulations to allow medical marijuana dispensaries. The application, filed last month by Rino Mozzicato of RM Realty LLC, seeks to allow dispensaries in the town center, which runs along...

  • Editorial: Ghost Guns And Bump Stocks — Ban Them Both

    Editorial: Ghost Guns And Bump Stocks — Ban Them Both

    It is perfectly legal, at the moment, to go online and buy most of an unassembled gun, without a serial number, without any registration requirements. Only a modicum of skill is needed to put it all together. How can it be so easy for anyone to acquire and assemble an AR-15, or AK-47, or something...

  • Connecticut Educators Say Arming Teachers Would Be 'Horrendous' And 'Dangerous'

    Connecticut Educators Say Arming Teachers Would Be 'Horrendous' And 'Dangerous'

    Connecticut educators and leaders responded with a resounding thumbs down Thursday to President Donald Trump’s suggestion that districts arm teachers and other school employees, calling it “horrendous’’ and “dangerous.” “I think it’s the most horrendous, horrible idea that’s come down from this...

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