Man convicted in Connecticut triple slaying denied parole
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man convicted of killing three security guards during a robbery nearly 40 years ago has had his latest bid for early release rejected.
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PROSPECT, Conn. (AP) — Authorities have identified a Connecticut man they say was shot and killed by a bystander during an attempted robbery at a used car dealer.
Police say 44-year-old Torrance Battle, of Waterbury, was fatally shot Friday in Prospect.
Police say Battle and another ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who shot and killed a 16-year-old girl in a moving car when she threatened to disclose their relationship has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.
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Man, 81, charged in nursing home death of girlfriend, 76
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — An 81-year-old man charged with murder in the strangulation death of his 76-year-old girlfriend in a nursing home told an employee that she was evil and had to die, authorities said Monday.
John Jensen was arrested Saturday at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Bucks Hill in ...
81-year-old Connecticut man charged with attempted murder
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have charged an 81-year-old man with attempted murder for allegedly trying to strangle a 76-year-old woman in a nursing home.
Waterbury police say they responded to Autumn Lake Healthcare at Bucks Hill at about 6 p.m. Saturday where they ...
TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman has pleaded guilty to causing a serious accident in October that killed a 33-year-old mother and injured five others.
Report finds teen accidentally shot himself in the head
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut prosecutor has decided not to charge the owner of the gun used in the January shooting death of a 15-year-old.
Waterbury State’s Attorney Maureen Platt’s report says Ethan Song accidentally shot himself in the head at a friend’s Guilford home, calling ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police say a man who was injured in a shooting in Connecticut is facing charges in connection to another shooting last year.
Former altar boy sues church over alleged sexual abuse
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut altar boy who says he was sexually abused by a now deceased Roman Catholic priest has sued the Archdiocese of Hartford.
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Teen pleads guilty for role in delivery driver killing
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman has pleaded guilty for her role in the fatal shooting of a food delivery person when she was 16.
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WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Waterbury continue to investigate the death of a man gunned down while sitting in a parked car on a street within a housing complex.
Officers responded to the scene at about 5 a.m. Monday after a man was discovered in the driver’s seat of a ...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Rock musician Tina Weymouth, a founding member of the bands The Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club, is among three women being inducted this year into the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame.
Weymouth, who lives in Fairfield, will be honored on Monday along with Tony ...
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — Police have charged a 14-year-old boy with stealing a Maserati from a home in Connecticut in April.
Greenwich police arrested the teen Friday in Waterbury.
Lawsuit: Teacher shamed student over pledge protest
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut teenager who says she was mocked and shamed for not standing up during the Pledge of Allegiance filed a federal lawsuit this week against her teacher and the school board.
The unnamed 14-year-old student said she and other students remained seated as ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) _ Webster Financial Corp. (WBS) on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $99.7 million.
The Waterbury, Connecticut-based bank said it had earnings of $1.06 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 98 cents per share.
The results topped ...
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WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police say they will charge three men in connection with the killings of two other men who were shot in a suspected gang feud.
1 woman killed, another injured in Waterbury shooting
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police say one woman was killed and another was injured in an early morning shooting in Connecticut.
Waterbury police tell the Republican American that Fransua Guzman, a 30-year-old mother of four, was fatally shot in the city at about 3 a.m. Thursday.
She was ...
Ex-researcher who stole funds sentenced to play piano
NEW YORK (AP) — A former prominent neurological researcher at Yale and New York universities avoided prison time Wednesday for stealing research funds, but a judge said he must play piano for indigent elderly people in Connecticut to make amends.
The unusual sentence for Dr. Alexander ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Former Connecticut Chief Justice Francis M. McDonald, known as an outspoken, tough-on-crime conservative who often dissented with the majority, has died. He was 87.
An obituary prepared by his family says he died Monday at a hospital in his native Waterbury from ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Crews began demolition work on a century old historic Connecticut church this week, despite a recent attempt to save it.
The former Trinity Episcopal Church on Prospect Street is more than a century old, but the Waterbury building’s owners decided on demolition due ...
Connecticut man charged with sexual assault of 2 children
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man is facing multiple counts of sexual assault in connection with the alleged molestation of two children.
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WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police say they have arrested a teen in connection with a shooting in Connecticut that killed a 20-year-old man.
Waterbury police say Jesus Bryant died Saturday after he was shot in the head Wednesday afternoon.
Police say a 15-year-old boy has acknowledged ...
Connecticut National Guard to welcome 70 of its members home
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — About 70 members of the Connecticut National Guard are being welcomed home from a deployment to Poland.
The Connecticut National Guard says that the Waterbury-based Guard’s 143rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion is returning Friday after spending nearly a year ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a 16-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being shot in the back over the weekend.
Police tell the Republican American the teen was struck at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday on High Street.
He was said to be in stable ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in connection with the death of a 97-year-old woman who was found dehydrated and malnourished in a bug-infested Connecticut apartment.
Connecticut man pleads guilty to killing 16-year-old girl
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A 27-year-old Connecticut man charged with shooting and killing a 16-year-old girl in a moving car has pleaded guilty.
The Republican American reports that ...
Killer of activist, 9-year-old daughter gets life in prison
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who killed an anti-violence activist and her 9-year-old daughter has been sentenced to life in prison.
From poverty to star teacher, Hayes now eyes Congress seat
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — As she hits up the town fairs and parades across northwestern Connecticut, political newcomer Jahana Hayes is sharing her story of rising from poverty to the height of the teaching profession in her bid to become the state’s first black woman elected to ...
DERBY, Conn. (AP) — A California man has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges in Connecticut.
The Department of Justice says 27-year-old Omar Villarreal entered his plea in Hartford Thursday in connection with a traffic stop in Derby.
Court records show the driver of a tractor ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in the stabbing death of a Connecticut woman whose body was found in her home by her husband.
Waterbury police say Solita Billups’ husband came home Tuesday morning after working an overnight shift and found his wife dead.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Relatives of a Waterbury man who died in car crash that also killed the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman has filed a lawsuit against a Connecticut restaurant.
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WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a 10-year-old girl drowned during a birthday party at a home.
Authorities say the girl was found at the bottom of a pool at a Waterbury home Saturday night. The girl was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital where she was later pronounced ...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former Republican, who is campaigning for Connecticut governor with a Democratic running mate, is close to getting on the ballot.
The Secretary of the State’s Office says it has so far verified 7,161 of the 7,500 signatures that Oz Griebel (GREEB’-il) and Monte ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A man who broke into a Connecticut church and stole $3,000 worth of electronics apparently felt enough remorse to leave an apology note.
Police have released video of the man they say ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has cut a ribbon marking the imminent completion of a major project to widen Interstate 84 in Waterbury.
State transportation officials say three completed eastbound lanes should open this week, and the westbound lanes should open next month, a ...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is receiving a $10 million grant that will be used to increase access to care for individuals with substance abuse and mental health disorders.
Gov. Dannel Malloy says Monday the funding will also be used to address the opioid crisis by improving access ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Organizers of a Roman Catholic Mass at a former biblical theme park are hoping to attract several thousand people to the Connecticut hilltop site.
The Mass at the Holy Land USA site is scheduled for Saturday afternoon in Waterbury. Hartford Archbishop Leonard Blair ...
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Officials say mosquitoes tested at a site in Connecticut have come up positive for West Nile virus.
The Central Connecticut Health District says they have found virus-infected mosquitoes in Wethersfield.
Nineteen municipalities this year, including ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Firefighters in Waterbury are continuing to pour water on an abandoned factory that went up in flames.
The blaze erupted Monday night in the former Ansonia Copper & Brass Company, shooting flames and billowing smoke high into the air above the city’s South ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A man suspected of using a pair of scissors to fatally stab his live-in girlfriend has been held on $2 million bond.
The Republican-American reports ...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is re-launching a campaign to educate minority parents about the dangers of childhood lead poisoning.
The campaign, consisting of billboards, advertisements on social media and public service announcements, will be funded by a grand from the federal ...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A 33-year-old Connecticut man has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for a robbery spree that hit 10 banks and stores in three states in a little over a month in 2017.
Zachary Provost, of Waterbury, pleaded guilty in April to armed bank robbery and was ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) _ Webster Financial Corp. (WBS) on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $81.7 million.
The Waterbury, Connecticut-based bank said it had earnings of 86 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 92 cents per share.
The results ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — U.S. prosecutors say 10 people have been arrested in Connecticut as part of a federal drug investigation.
Acting Waterbury Police Chief Fernando Spagnolo says the men were arrested Tuesday morning, and all except one are from Waterbury.
Authorities say the men ...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Mosquitoes in multiple Connecticut towns have tested positive for West Nile virus.
The Department of Public Health says Tuesday that mosquito pools in Bridgeport, Easton, New Canaan, Stratford and Waterbury have tested positive for the virus. The virus typically ...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who distributed large amounts of marijuana throughout the state has been sentenced to serve six years in prison.
The New Haven Register reports ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — One of a dozen suspects in the death of a 15-year-old boy attacked with a machete outside a New York City bodega has waived extradition from Connecticut.
The Republican-American reports that 25-year-old Luis Cabrarasantos told a judge Tuesday that he was innocent ...
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Leon Vaccarelli wants to go on vacation to take his eight children to various places in three states. But Vaccarelli, facing fraud charges related to a Ponzi-like scheme that allegedly bilked area investors, needs permission from federal probation authorities to make that ...