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  • CTNow.com Manchester Road Race Costume Contest - Official Rules

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR CLAIM A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR OTHERWISE RESTRICTED BY LAW. 1.  TO ENTER: Entrants must be a US citizen or legal resident and a resident of Connecticut in...
  • Accidently on Purpose

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims. Ten people were...
  • The K-9 Unit, An Important Part Of Law Enforcement

    The K-9 Unit, An Important Part Of Law Enforcement
      Some of the hardest working members of a police force don’t get paid in money. They are the canine members of the force. Special Officer Hector Dones, of the Hartford Police Department, said, “The K9 unit is very important to the police...
  • Hot Wheels: Don't let yours be a target

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features While motorcycle thefts are on the decline – they’re down 24 percent since their highest level in 2007 – 49,791 were reported stolen during 2010 in the U.S. according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau...
  • 2002: WITNESS SOUGHT IN 1995 DRAGGING DEATH OF LEAH ULBICH POLICE HOPE EMERGENCY BOX CALLER STEPS FORWARD

    With her arm stuck in the door of a speeding car, Leah W. Ulbrich was being dragged to her death when a woman standing on a corner in Hartford's South End noticed the hideous spectacle and reached for an emergency call box to notify the police.    ...
  • Top 10 Most Annoying Driving Habits

    Top 10 Most Annoying Driving Habits
    By Tom and Ray Magliozzi, Car Talk Last week, we took a look at tips for a more civilized commute. Here are ten  annoying habits of other drivers. 1. Talking on a cell phone When you're talking on your cell phone, you're as likely to cause an...
  • There's already a law for that

    There's already a law for that
    American criminal codes are a mess, and every year they become more convoluted, more likely to foster injustice. States across the nation are trying to clean up the muddle, but prosecutors often threaten those efforts. In the 1960s and '70s, three-...
  • D.A. takes right step in reviewing cases

    D.A. takes right step in reviewing cases
    Even if the Board of Supervisors had rejected Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey's request for funding to establish a unit to review the integrity of questionable criminal convictions, Lacey would have done the county a service in merely acknowledging the...
  • Boy, 14, charged with stabbing 86-year-old Lancaster woman to death

    Boy, 14, charged with stabbing 86-year-old Lancaster woman to death
    A 14-year-old boy will be prosecuted as an adult in connection with the slaying of an 86-year-old woman, authorities said. Tony Donnell Brown was charged Monday with one count of murder and two counts of first-degree burglary in the June 18 killing of...
  • Boy, 14, arrested in stabbing death of woman in Lancaster

    Boy, 14, arrested in stabbing death of woman in Lancaster
    A 14-year-old boy was arrested Friday in connection with the fatal stabbing of an elderly woman in Lancaster, authorities said. Investigators say Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies responded about 6:30 p.m. Thursday to a call about an...
  • Monterey Park adopts permit requirements for massage parlors

    Monterey Park adopts permit requirements for massage parlors
    Monterey Park will require all new massage businesses to obtain permits to operate under an ordinance adopted Wednesday night. The move is the latest in a series of tighter local controls on massage parlors adopted this year by San Gabriel Valley cities...