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Canton Couple Found Dead Tuesday Remembered For Lifetime Of Advocacy

CANTON — Louis and Judith Friedman took their mission throughout the state, the country, the world. Once, on a trip to the Soviet-era Kremlin, they famously presented Mikhail Gorbachev with a solar-powered watch. But they never left Canton or the house on their sprawling, 25-acre property, an energy-efficient...More

  • UConn's Steven Enoch Back In Storrs After Gaining Valuable Playing Time In Armenia

    UConn's Steven Enoch Back In Storrs After Gaining Valuable Playing Time In Armenia

    Steven Enoch is back home in Connecticut with a fresh, unique basketball experience that figures to help prepare him for a bigger role at UConn. "It was a great experience overall," said Enoch, who averaged 17.2 points and 15.3 rebounds in six games for Armenia in the FIBA Under-20 European championships....

  • Heat Wave Continues, But Not Likely To Set Record

    Heat Wave Continues, But Not Likely To Set Record

    It may not break the record, but this heat wave will come close. Bill Simpson, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Taunton, Mass., said that with projected 90-degree weather Wednesday and Thursday, the heat wave will reach eight days. Simpson said this streak of hot days would tie for the...

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  • Humpback Whales Spotted In Long Island Sound

    Humpback Whales Spotted In Long Island Sound

    Who needs a whale watch when you can just look off the shore into the Long Island Sound. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday there have been reported sightings of the large aquatic mammal in recent days not far from shore on the far western stretch of the Long Island...

  • Man Killed In East Haddam Crash Was To Begin Serving 10-Year Prison Sentence

    LITCHFIELD — A Lyme man killed in a one-car crash in East Haddam Tuesday morning was scheduled to be in Superior Court in Litchfield later in the morning to begin serving a 10-year prison sentence for shooting his then-wife in 2009. John Joseph Lavoie, 60, appealed his first-degree assault conviction...

  • Two Hartford Home Invaders Shot By Their Victim Plead Guilty

    HARTFORD — Two men from Lawrence, Mass., who threatened to kill a Hartford grocer during an armed home invasion last fall, but ended up with gunshot wounds after the victim pulled out his own licensed handgun and opened fire, face at least a decade in prison when they are sentenced in October. Derick...

  • Stolen Radioactive Device Found In Bridgeport Pawn Show

    Stolen Radioactive Device Found In Bridgeport Pawn Show

    BRIDGEPORT — A radioactive device reported stolen early Tuesday has been found at pawn shop, city officials said. The gauge, which tests moisture density, was taken early Tuesday from a technician's vehicle in Bridgeport, HAKS Material Testing Group told the NRC. The trunk of the vehicle was broken...

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  • Little Movement Toward Agreement Seven Weeks After Hartford Distributors Locked Out Union

    Little Movement Toward Agreement Seven Weeks After Hartford Distributors Locked Out Union

    WEST HARTFORD — It's been seven weeks since the owners of Hartford Distributors locked out 120 warehouse workers and drivers, and the sides remain divided on some contract details. The workers, who belong to Teamsters Local 1035, were told they would not be allowed to return to work until they...

  • Sanders Urges Support For Clinton, But Some Delegates Aren't There Yet

    Sanders Urges Support For Clinton, But Some Delegates Aren't There Yet

    PHILADELPHIA – For the hardest of the hard-core Bernie Sanders supporters, some of those in Philadelphia as his delegates for the four-day Democratic National Convention, his pleas to support Hillary Clinton are falling on deaf ears. "To sit there for eight hours and hear Hillary, Hillary, Hillary;...

  • Glastonbury Veterans Recognized For Wartime Service

    Glastonbury Veterans Recognized For Wartime Service

    GLASTONBURY – On July 26, 1976, Harry Kiernan ended his service in the Navy and returned home to little fanfare — or respect, he said. Exactly four decades later, Kiernan stood in the front of the Smith Middle School auditorium Tuesday where state Department of Veterans' Affairs Commissioner Sean...

  • Cheshire Killer Komisarjevsky Resentenced To Life Without Release

    Cheshire Killer Komisarjevsky Resentenced To Life Without Release

    NEW HAVEN — In a brief court hearing Tuesday that stood in sharp contrast to his emotionally charged 2012 death sentencing, Cheshire home invasion killer Joshua Komisarjevsky was sentenced to life in prison for the 2007 killings of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters, Hayley and Michaela....

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