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Bridgeport Murder, Kidnapping Suspect Was Deported In 2013

A convicted felon, who was previously deported, fatally stabbed a woman and abducted their 6-year-old daughter from a Bridgeport home, triggering an Amber Alert and multi-state search that ended after a highway police chase and crash in Pennsylvania, authorities said. Though the child, Aylin Hernandez,...More

  • FBI Launches Probe Into Dunkin' Donuts Park Construction Payments

    FBI Launches Probe Into Dunkin' Donuts Park Construction Payments

    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...

  • East Windsor Likely Location For Third Casino, Pending Agreement

    East Windsor Likely Location For Third Casino, Pending Agreement

    The tribal operators of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun appear close to selecting East Windsor as the site for a possible third casino in the state. The board of selectmen have scheduled a special meeting for Saturday to approve an agreement between the town and MMCT, a joint venture of the Mashantucket...

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  • Car Overturns, Grazes House In Torrington Wreck

    A car that ran off the road late Friday swiped a house before coming to rest in a gas station parking lot, police say. The vehicle was traveling on North Elm Street at about 10 p.m. when it veered off, struck a boulder and overturned, Torrington police officer Sgt. John Maiga said. The car continued...

  • Manslaughter, DUI Charges Filed In Fatal Litchfield Wreck

    Manslaughter, DUI Charges Filed In Fatal Litchfield Wreck

    State police have charged a woman with vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence in connection with an October wreck that left a mother of three dead and five others injured. Elizabeth Waterbury, 57, of Goshen Road, Litchfield, was a driver in a collision that killed 33-year-old Asilinn...

  • Trooper Rescues Man Attempting Jump From New Haven's Q Bridge

    Trooper Rescues Man Attempting Jump From New Haven's Q Bridge

    A state trooper leaped over a safety barrier on the Q Bridge on Friday to stop a man from jumping into the Quinnipiac River, police said. State police got a call about 5:25 p.m. reporting that a man was threatening to jump off the bridge on southbound I-95 in New Haven. When troopers arrived, the...

  • Estranged Husband Arrested In New Haven Woman's Shooting

    Estranged Husband Arrested In New Haven Woman's Shooting

    A woman was wounded in a shooting by her estranged husband early Friday morning, police said. 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, police said. She was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital with non-life...

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  • Old-Fashioned Soda Maker Makes Splash With Kid-Inspired ‘Gross’ Flavors

    Old-Fashioned Soda Maker Makes Splash With Kid-Inspired ‘Gross’ Flavors

    Everything about Avery's Soda's bottling floor looks like it belongs to the early part of the 20th century. There are piles of wooden crates with Avery's motto: "Always Ask For Avery's," dozens of metal advertising signs for long-gone local bottlers, and reusable glass bottles. Then there's a clanking,...

  • New Britain High School Golden Hurricanes Trying To Drum Up Money For Uniforms

    New Britain High School Golden Hurricanes Trying To Drum Up Money For Uniforms

    New Britain High School's popular marching band still uses some uniforms from the late 1980s. The Parents Music Association wants to change that this year. The organization is holding its third annual dinner-dance fundraiser on March 4 with hopes of generating about $15,000. "Over the past two...

  • Hartford Parents Vow Action Against School System Over Abuse Report

    Hartford Parents Vow Action Against School System Over Abuse Report

    A parent advocacy group has started organizing families to lay the groundwork for potential legal action after a recent watchdog investigation revealed numerous cases of students who allegedly suffered abuse and neglect in the Hartford Public Schools. "If we don't protect them, who will?" asked...

  • Three-Goal First Carries Quinnipiac Past Yale

    Three-Goal First Carries Quinnipiac Past Yale

    This has not been the kind of season Yale or Quinnipiac has come to expect, certainly since both began to grow in prominence in the ECAC. Each program has been rebuilding, fighting its battles from the midsection of the conference as opposed to its upper tier. On Friday, before a raucous sellout...

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