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Vinny Vella: We Can't Ignore Sex Trafficking Cases On Our Doorstep

The 900 block of Wethersfield Avenue is fairly nondescript. A car wash, an apartment complex, a tiny strip mall anchored by the Spanish eatery Costa del Sol. But it’s what you don’t see that’s troubling. The details of life behind closed doors. Details that rarely rise to the surface of public...More

  • Gay Chief Justice Nominee Target Of Homophobic Smear

    Gay Chief Justice Nominee Target Of Homophobic Smear

    Lawmakers are condemning an extremist website’s attack on Andrew McDonald, the former Connecticut senator named by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to lead the state Supreme Court. Already bracing for a fight over his nomination, McDonald has become the target of an anti-Semitic and anti-gay website that...

  • Katie Lou Samuelson And Napheesa Collier: Already Dominant, Not Yet Done

    Katie Lou Samuelson And Napheesa Collier: Already Dominant, Not Yet Done

    Wheels up in Windsor Locks and touchdown just outside New Orleans, the UConn women hit the skies Tuesday for the final road trip in the regular season. The Huskies play Wednesday at Tulane. Then it’s on to Dallas for Saturday’s game at SMU. Upon returning, UConn will honor Kia Nurse and Gabby Williams,...

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  • Gun Sound Prompted Alert At Norwalk High School, Police Say

    It was a report of a gun sound that prompted school officials to order Norwalk High School students to stay put, ban visitors and dismiss early Tuesday, police said. A staff member learned that a student had heard what sounded like someone pulling back the slide of a handgun in a boy’s room at...

  • Retired Windsor Locks Police Dog Johny Dies

    Retired Windsor Locks Police Dog Johny Dies

    The Windsor Locks police department is mourning the passing of police dog Johny, who retired after serving many years in the 2000s. Johny, a German Shepard, served as a patrol dog, searching for the missing or running down evidence and bad guys. His partner was Officer John Carney. They said he...

  • Threat Implied Bacon Academy Would Be Attacked Like School In Parkland, Fla.

    Threat Implied Bacon Academy Would Be Attacked Like School In Parkland, Fla.

    When police confronted a teen about a threat toward Bacon Academy posted on Instagram, they said he claimed it was a prank. Police began their investigation on Monday when they learned of the comment that implied the high school was going to be targeted for a shooting much like the school in Parkland,...

  • State Police Investigating Death Of Two In Essex

    State police are investigating the untimely death of two unidentified people. Troopers responded to Prospect Street at about 1:30 p.m. to conduct a well-being check and found two bodies in the house, state police said. They did not provide the house number. There is no threat to the public, state...

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