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Wednesday 01/22/2020
uconn-students-death-ruled-suicide-by-drowning UConn student's death ruled suicide by drowning
icon Posted: 22 January 2020 [08:58 PM]

Chronicle (Willimantic) Staff STORRS - A University of Connecticut student who died at Windham Community Memorial Hospital Monday afternoon committed suicide by…

Tuesday 01/14/2020
Monday 01/13/2020
Watertown mom says autistic son was kept off cross country team illegally
icon Posted: 13 January 2020 [08:35 PM]

WATERTOWN (AP) - A Connecticut mother has filed a complaint with the state Department of Education alleging that her 12-year-old autistic son was prevented by school officials from joining his middle school’s cross country team in violation of federal law.…

Sunday 01/12/2020
State testing newborns for rare genetic disorder
icon Posted: 12 January 2020 [08:35 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - Connecticut’s public health laboratory has begun testing newborn babies for the genetic disorder Spinal Muscular Atrophy, complying with a new state law that took effect on Jan. 1. The rare condition can lead to loss of nerve…

Friday 01/10/2020
Thursday 01/09/2020
Murder suspect Fotis Dulos posts $6M bail
icon Posted: 09 January 2020 [08:55 PM]

STAMFORD (AP) - The estranged husband of a missing Connecticut mother of five who is presumed dead posted $6 million bail Thursday on charges he murdered her. Fotis Dulos did not speak to reporters as he left court in Stamford,…

Wednesday 01/08/2020
$6M bail set for husband accused in death of missing Connecticut woman
icon Posted: 08 January 2020 [08:52 PM]

Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of a missing mother of five, was ordered detained on $6 million bail Wednesday on new murder and kidnapping charges and told he cannot have any contact with his children. Dulos, 52, of Farmington, Connecticut,…

Tuesday 01/07/2020
Lawyer: Husband of missing woman charged with murder
icon Posted: 07 January 2020 [08:13 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - The estranged husband of a missing Connecticut mother of five has been charged with murder in her disappearance, his lawyer said. State police took Fotis Dulos from his Farmington home Tuesday. Jennifer Dulos, of New Canaan, disappeared…

Monday 01/06/2020
Police identify man who died in custody in Milford
icon Posted: 06 January 2020 [08:30 PM]

MILFORD (AP) - A man who died in the custody of Connecticut State Police had been observed at a hospital for five hours the night before he was found unresponsive in a police department cell, state police said Monday. Authorities…

Sunday 01/05/2020
State still seeking to merge colleges
icon Posted: 05 January 2020 [09:04 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - Plans are still moving ahead to consolidate Connecticut’s 12 community colleges into a single accredited school by 2023, despite escalating resistance from faculty unions who question whether the complicated proposed merger will work or even…

Friday 01/03/2020
Tuesday 12/31/2019
New state laws for new year include tax on parking, laundry
icon Posted: 31 December 2019 [07:29 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - As revelers ring in the new year, a host of new laws will take effect in Connecticut, including expanded sales taxes, mental health parity requirements for insurers, an effort to help rehabilitate more blighted properties, and extended…

Friday 12/27/2019
Missing mom's estranged husband appealing guardianship order
icon Posted: 27 December 2019 [08:00 PM]

Connecticut STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - The estranged husband of a Connecticut mother of five who has been missing for seven months is appealing a judge’s order that granted guardianship of the children to their maternal grandmother, according to a newly…

Thursday 12/26/2019
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Wednesday 12/18/2019
house-votes-to-impeach-president-trump House votes to impeach President Trump
icon Posted: 18 December 2019 [08:43 PM]

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday night, becoming only the third American chief executive…

Dozens of toll opponents and proponents show up at Capitol
icon Posted: 18 December 2019 [04:44 PM]

Connecticut HARTFORD (AP) - Connecticut lawmakers aren't expected to vote until next month on a transportation plan that could include tolls, but both opponents and supporters of tolls turned out Wednesday to make their opinions known. Dozens of activists holding…

Tuesday 12/17/2019
rally-for-impeachment-is-held-in-willimantic Rally for impeachment is held in Willimantic
icon Posted: 17 December 2019 [04:26 PM]

Chronicle Staff Writer WILLIMANTIC - In advance of the Wednesday U.S. House of Representatives vote to impeach President Donald Trump, dozens of…

Spending bill contains money for Connecticut's crumbling foundations
icon Posted: 17 December 2019 [03:20 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - Connecticut’s congressional delegation said the federal funding they fought for to pay for research on crumbling foundations is included in a spending bill. The text for the compromise version of the bill, made public Monday night, includes…

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Thursday 12/05/2019
Man said 'I hope it was worth it' before blast
icon Posted: 05 December 2019 [05:42 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - A man on fire yelled “I hope it was worth it” after apparently setting off an explosion that killed him and injured nine police officers during a standoff last year, according to records obtained by The Associated…

Monday 12/02/2019
1 dead in Vernon truck-car collision
icon Posted: 02 December 2019 [05:54 PM]

VERNON (AP) - Police in Connecticut say one person has died in an early morning crash involving a sedan and a box truck. Vernon police say a BMW and the truck collided on Route 30 on Monday morning. The driver…

Wednesday 11/27/2019
Sunday 11/24/2019
42 charged after protest delays Harvard-Yale game
icon Posted: 24 November 2019 [01:56 PM]

Connecticut NEW HAVEN (AP) - Officials say 42 people were charged with disorderly conduct after a protest interrupted a Saturday football game between archrivals Harvard and Yale. Students from both schools occupied the midfield of the Yale Bowl during Saturday's…

Wednesday 11/20/2019
Tuesday 11/19/2019
Sunday 11/17/2019
Speeding up Connecticut to NYC commute focus on plans
icon Posted: 17 November 2019 [07:53 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - Making it easier and faster to travel to and from New York City is a big selling point for two newly proposed multi-billion-dollar plans to overhaul Connecticut’s transportation system. Democrats and Republicans contend a quick and smooth…

Tuesday 11/12/2019
Construction worker dies in fall at Norwalk mall
icon Posted: 12 November 2019 [07:36 PM]

NORWALK (AP) - Police say a construction worker has fallen to his death at a Connecticut mall. Lt. Terry Blake says the worker fell “while working on an elevated section on the exterior” of the SoNo Collection in Norwalk at…

Justices let Sandy Hook lawsuit go forward
icon Posted: 12 November 2019 [07:32 PM]

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court said Tuesday that a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can pursue their lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used to kill 26 people. The justices rejected…

Sunday 11/10/2019
Electric Boat fined after worker falls 20+ feet into sub
icon Posted: 10 November 2019 [07:25 PM]

GROTON (AP) - Connecticut submarine maker Electric Boat has been fined by federal officials after an employee fell more than 20 feet while working earlier this year. The Day reports the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently fined Electric…

Wednesday 11/06/2019
Lamont transportation plan receives early Democratic praise
icon Posted: 06 November 2019 [03:50 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - Some Democratic legislative leaders gave early, positive reviews Wednesday of Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont's latest transportation improvement proposal, which includes limited tolling on certain major bridges and interchanges. The Democratic governor's staff provided the lawmakers a private…

Local Republican leader struck, killed by car
icon Posted: 06 November 2019 [02:20 PM]

Connecticut MANCHESTER (AP) - A local political leader in Connecticut has died after being struck by a car on Election Night. John Deeb was the chairman of the Manchester Republican Town Committee. Police say he was struck by the car…

Tuesday 11/05/2019
With no ruling on primary result, Bridgeport votes Tuesday
icon Posted: 05 November 2019 [07:55 PM]

HARTFORD (AP) - The Connecticut Supreme Court put off a ruling Monday on whether to overturn the results of Bridgeport’s Democratic primary for mayor, allowing the general election to move forward. Justices heard arguments on whether absentee ballot irregularities affected…

Friday 11/01/2019
Police officer retires after far-right group ties revealed
icon Posted: 01 November 2019 [02:43 PM]

A Connecticut police officer has retired after a civil rights organization raised concerns about his membership in a far-right group known for engaging in violent clashes at political rallies, a town official said Friday. Officer Kevin P. Wilcox retired from…

Monday 10/28/2019
Ex-Trumbull cop pleads guilty to stalking, assaulting teen
icon Posted: 28 October 2019 [09:02 PM]

BRIDGEPORT (AP) - A former Connecticut police officer has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman he met through his department’s explorer program. The Connecticut Post reports that retired Trumbull officer 40-year-old Michael Gonzalez pleaded under the Alford doctrine…

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