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FBI Launches Probe Into Dunkin' Donuts Park Project

Federal criminal investigators have launched an investigation into the problem-plagued construction of the Dunkin' Donuts Park, the long-awaited home of the Hartford Yard Goats minor league baseball team, multiple sources have confirmed. FBI agents have been contacting people with ties to, or knowledge...More

  • PA Police: Suspected Killer In Custody After Bridgeport Stabbing, Daughter In Amber Alert Found Safe

    PA Police: Suspected Killer In Custody After Bridgeport Stabbing, Daughter In Amber Alert Found Safe

    A 6-year-old girl who police said was abducted by her father after her mother was fatally stabbed in a city home was found safe in Pennsylvania Friday following a multi-state search that led to a high-speed chase and crash. The father, Oscar Hernandez, was taken into custody as a fugitive from...

  • Malloy Defends Immigration Memos On Fox News

    Malloy Defends Immigration Memos On Fox News

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sat down with Tucker Carlson of Fox News Thursday to field questions on his recommendation to state leaders not to take action solely to enforce federal immigration laws. Carlson, citing the state‚Äôs struggling capital city and a $1.7 billion deficit, asked Malloy why he was...

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  • State Police Make Arrests In October Death Of UConn Student

    State police have charged six students with alcohol related offenses in connection with the death Oct. 16, 2016 of student Jeffny Pally of West Hartford, who was killed when she was run over by a UConn fire department fire vehicle. State police said the students charged hosted an off campus party...

  • Hartford Man Gets 20 Years In Craigslist Sex Assault Case

    A Hartford man who sexually assaulted a woman during a Craigslist transaction at her West Hartford home last year was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison and 20 years of special parole. Joshua Cordero, 27, was also ordered to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life and to stay away...

  • Estranged Husband Arrested In New Haven Woman's Non-Fatal Shooting

    Estranged Husband Arrested In New Haven Woman's Non-Fatal Shooting

    A woman was wounded in a shooting by her estranged husband early Friday morning, police say. The victim was at her Dixwell Avenue apartment at about 1:30 a.m., when she was shot, allegedly by Tyrell L. Brown, 31, of New Haven, according to New Haven police. He was arrested at about 4:20 a.m., and...

  • Drug's Seized In Plainfield's Wauregan Village

    Drug's Seized In Plainfield's Wauregan Village

    A woman faces drug charges after police found bags of heroin and marijuana and other drug paraphernalia in her Wauregan home. Aleah Talbot, 25, was charged with possession of, and with intent to sell, narcotics, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, Plainfield police said....

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  • Family Admonishes 'System's' Failure At Wake For Malnourished Teen

    Family Admonishes 'System's' Failure At Wake For Malnourished Teen

    For all the chaos and pain that reportedly filled his final days, Matthew Tirado looked peaceful Friday morning. He was laid inside a casket inside the De Leon Funeral Home on Main Street, dressed all in white, down to the fitted baseball cap resting on his head. Family members filled the room,...

  • Tolls In Connecticut Needed To Sustain State Transportation Funding, Official Says

    Tolls In Connecticut Needed To Sustain State Transportation Funding, Official Says

    Tolls in Connecticut were discussed Friday as the state prepares to tackle multibillion-dollar highway repair jobs at the same time its chief source of transportation funding is faltering, a senior state budget official said Friday. "We're looking at the Special Transportation Fund being insolvent...

  • Blumenthal OK With Trump's F-35 Comments As Long As Government Keeps Buying The Jets

    Blumenthal OK With Trump's F-35 Comments As Long As Government Keeps Buying The Jets

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal spoke to the choir Friday, pumping up support for the F-35 fighter jet before aerospace workers who make engine components for the aircraft targeted recently by President Trump. The Connecticut Democrat, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, visited Colonial...

  • First UConn Player In NBA, Worthy Patterson Challenged Many Barriers

    First UConn Player In NBA, Worthy Patterson Challenged Many Barriers

    Worthy Patterson had arrived. The former UConn standout had made the final cut and was ready to enter Kiel Auditorium and suit up, No. 13 for the NBA's St. Louis Hawks on Opening Night, Oct. 22, 1957. "I had to cross a picket line to get into the auditorium," Patterson recalled, from his home in...

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