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Liquor Retailer Alleges Minimum Bottle Law Violates Anti-Trust Rules

HARTFORD – A national liquor retailer filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday seeking to end the state's 35-year-old practice of regulating liquor prices. Total Wine & More, a fast-growing chain of liquor superstores that has four outlets in Connecticut, contends that the state's regulatory scheme that...More

  • Enfield Square Mall Trying To Stay Afloat

    Enfield Square Mall Trying To Stay Afloat

    ENFIELD — For town residents, Ruby Tuesday's Aug. 7 closing at Enfield Square Mall is a testament to something many already know: The 45-year-old mall is struggling. "It's dying," resident Nick Ide said. "I have been there in the middle of a Saturday, and apart from Target, anywhere else in the...

  • Parents Of Developmentally Disabled Decry State's Privatization Efforts

    Parents Of Developmentally Disabled Decry State's Privatization Efforts

    HARTFORD – Parents of developmentally disabled sons or daughters in state care, reeling from the layoffs of 605 state workers and the largest privatization effort in many years, met at the workers' union headquarters Tuesday and called for a halt to the shift to the chronically underfunded private...

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  • Non-Lethal Guns Stolen From State Police Office

    SIMSBURY — State police say 11 non-lethal firearms used for simulations were stolen from the firing range after a break-in Friday night. Troopers assigned to the Firearms Training Unit entered the office on Nod Road about 7 a.m. and found that the simunition guns had been taken, along with 11 simunition...

  • Woman Sentenced To Prison For Stealing $380k From Employer

    An Easton woman has been sentenced to prison for stealing more than $380,000 from her employer by charging personal expenses to a corporate credit card. Connecticut U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly says 48-year-old Dawn Mininberg was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Bridgeport to 12 months and...

  • Trooper Pulls Driver Out Of Burning Car

    Trooper Pulls Driver Out Of Burning Car

    PLAINVILLE — With the help of two others, a state trooper was able to pull a local man out from a burning car on Route 72 Tuesday morning, state police said. David Bartlett, 58, of Glenwood Drive, was heading east on Route 72 when he lost control, hitting the guardrail and a bridge support column...

  • Fire Shut Down Route 16 In Colchester

    COLCHESTER — Part of Route 16, or Lebanon Road, was closed early Tuesday because of a structure fire, the state's transportation agency said. The road has since reopened. The road was closed between Munn and Goldberg roads, the Department of Transportation said in a 5:30 a.m. alert. It was reopened...

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  • Hartford Yard Goats 2017 Schedule Released, First Game At Dunkin' Donuts Park April 13

    Hartford Yard Goats 2017 Schedule Released, First Game At Dunkin' Donuts Park April 13

    HARTFORD — The first Hartford Yard Goats baseball game ever at Dunkin' Donuts Park is scheduled for April 13, 2017 at 7:05 p.m. against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. The Yard Goats, who are nearing the end of an inaugural season that has seen them play every game on the road have announced their...

  • Legal Battle Continues Surrounding West Hartford Man Killed In Terror Attack

    Legal Battle Continues Surrounding West Hartford Man Killed In Terror Attack

    HARTFORD – Twenty years after his son was killed in a suicide bombing on a bus in Jerusalem, Leonard Eisenfeld is still locked in a complex legal battle, trying to secure a $327 million payment from the Iranian government, which U.S. courts said was responsible for the attack. "This was our only...

  • Cincinnati Zoo Twitter Accounts Gone Amid Harambe Comments

    Cincinnati Zoo Twitter Accounts Gone Amid Harambe Comments

    The Twitter accounts of an Ohio zoo targeted by online critics and trolls over the shooting of a gorilla have been taken down.The Cincinnati Zoo has said it's not amused by the memes, online petitions and signs about Harambe, a 17-year-old great ape killed in May by a special zoo response team...

  • Body Found Off Yale Avenue In Meriden

    MERIDEN — A man was found dead in a body of water on Yale Avenue, police said Tuesday afternoon. Police do not believe this was the result of any criminal activity. The victim was not identified as police work to contact his family. Police are actively investigating the incident and are asking...

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