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  • State Police: About 40 Hospitalized After Madison Bus Crash

    State Police: About 40 Hospitalized After Madison Bus Crash

    MADISON — State police said about 40 people were sent to area hospitals, none with life-threatening injuries, after a bus headed for Mohegan Sun rolled over on I-95 northbound. The accident was reported about 12:30 p.m., the state Department of Transportation said. The northbound portion of the...

  • Aetna's Silence Points To Headquarters In Play

    Dan Haar: Aetna's Silence Points To Headquarters In Play

    On June 1 of last year, the Monday after lawmakers agreed to increase taxes, two companies issued statements saying Connecticut's business climate might prod them to move operations elsewhere. General Electric immediately said it would form a committee to find a global headquarters location, and...

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  • Man Accused Of Shooting At Meriden Mosque To Plead Guilty To Federal Hate Crime

    Man Accused Of Shooting At Meriden Mosque To Plead Guilty To Federal Hate Crime

    HARTFORD — A Meriden man accused of firing a rifle at a mosque next to his home shortly after the terrorist attacks in Paris is scheduled to plead guilty to a federal hate crime. A lawyer for Ted Hakey Jr. says his client will plead guilty to damaging religious property Thursday in federal court...

  • State Of Connecticut Awards $6 Million To Miguel Roman, Wrongly Imprisoned For Years

    State Of Connecticut Awards $6 Million To Miguel Roman, Wrongly Imprisoned For Years

    Miguel Roman, released from prison in 2008 after DNA tests showed that he was wrongfully imprisoned for more than 20 years for a murder he did not commit, was awarded $6 million on Monday by the state of Connecticut. In the award decision, Claims Commissioner J. Paul Vance Jr. apologized to Roman...

  • Man Charged In 1980 Murder Escapes From Hartford Halfway House

    Man Charged In 1980 Murder Escapes From Hartford Halfway House

    HARTFORD – A man charged with murder escaped from a halfway house on Washington Street, state police said. Timothy Fair, 59, was at Community Partners in Action. He was sentenced in May 1982 to serve 30 years to life for murder and first-degree robbery. According to Courant archives, In 1980 Fair...

  • Man Charged With Purse Snatching In East Haven

    EAST HAVEN – A 25-year-old local man is facing charges after police said he snatched someone's purse on Sunday. Police said the incident occurred at 2:15 p.m. near the Hess Gas Station on East Frontage Road. Anthony Osmond, who matched the description of the suspect, was located a short time later...

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  • Ebola Quarantines Lead to Civil Rights Lawsuit

    Ebola Quarantines Lead to Civil Rights Lawsuit

    NEW HAVEN -- A group of Yale law school students filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the state of Connecticut Monday, alleging Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's quarantine order during the 2014 Ebola outbreak was haphazardly enforced, scientifically unsound and steeped in political considerations...

  • New London Hospital Sees More Overdoses

    New London Hospital Sees More Overdoses

    NEW LONDON — Five more people suspected of overdosing on heroin were treated at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital this past weekend into Monday afternoon, hospital officials said, bringing the total since late last month to 24 cases. Another person died early last week before they could be treated at...

  • Michael Bloomberg confirms he might run for president

    Michael Bloomberg confirms he might run for president

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is considering mounting an independent campaign for president. Bloomberg told The Financial Times on Monday that he was "looking at all the options" when it comes to a bid. The billionaire businessman said he found the current campaign to be...

  • Tribes Say They Don't Have Casino Location Selected Yet

    Tribes Say They Don't Have Casino Location Selected Yet

    GROTON — The tribal operators of Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods casinos said Monday they are close to selecting their top locations for a third, jointly-run gaming venue — but they also suggested they might not be ready to come back to the state legislature this session. "We don't want to go to the legislature...

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