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Kissinger Admitted to New York Hospital

Former Secretary of State Dr. Henry A. Kissinger was admitted to NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center for observation on Tuesday after a fall at his home. Hospital officials released a...

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Wet and Wild Van Robber Arrested Naked

A naked man was arrested in Pennsylvania Sunday after driving a stolen vehicle into the Susquehanna River, bringing an end to a high-speed car chase. At 10:15 a.m, Springettsbury Township Police...

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Life and Times of Hugo Chavez

Born as Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias to local schoolteachers in the poor village of Sabaneta, Barinas on July 28, 1954, Chavez went on to lead an impressive military career. Inspired mostly by Venezuelan...

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TSA to Permit Small Knives, Golf Clubs on Planes

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration announced that it will allow small knives and other previously restricted items like golf clubs and hockey sticks on the plane for the first time since...

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Lawmakers Divided on Gun Safety Proposals

Facing mounting pressure from Governor Dannel Malloy and legislative leaders, members of a bi-partisan gun safety committee released competing proposals to toughen the state's gun laws after the...

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In Memoriam: Hugo Chavez

Hugo Chávez, Venezuela’s fiery president and the most prominent leftist leader in South America, died on March 5, 2013. The 58-year-old, who rose through his country’s military ranks and led a failed...

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Graffiti Found in Three Towns

Police are looking for vandals who went on a crime spree across three towns over the weekend. They targeted a church in Harwinton as well as places in Torrington and Winsted and investigators believe...

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The Life and Times of Hugo Chavez

Hugo Chávez, Venezuela's president and the most prominent leftist leader in South America, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer. Here is a look back at his life.

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Restraining Order Denied Against Nursing Home for Inmates

On Tuesday, a judge denied a request by the town of Rocky Hill for a temporary restraining order against the owner and operator of a state funded nursing home for prison inmates and mental patients....

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Police Search for Diamond Thief

Farmington police are looking for the man who ran out of Westfarms mall with a $40,000 diamond he did not pay for. Michael’s Jewelers called Farmington Police just before noon to report the robbery. A...

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Firefighter Charged with Sex Slavery Commits Suicide

A 911 dispatcher and volunteer Connecticut firefighter who was recently charged with slave trafficking and sexual assault committed suicide on Tuesday night while out on bail in Vermont. Vermont State...

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Suspect Punches Car, Pretends To Be Hit

On Tuesday, police in two towns warned shoppers about a scam that is taking place in grocery store parking lots.    They said the victims have been in Waterbury and Watertown, and they lost hundreds of...

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Surrogate Gives Birth Despite Adoptive Family's Wishes

A woman from Vernon was hired to be a surrogate and was then faced with an agonizing decision.   The couple whose child Crystal Kelley was carrying asked her to get an abortion. She refused and gave...

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Venezuela's Fiery Chavez Dead at 58

Hugo Chávez, Venezuela’s fiery president and the most prominent leftist leader in South America, died today after a long battle with cancer. The 58-year-old, who rose through his country’s military...

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Firefighter Charged in Sex Slavery Case Commits Suicide

Frank Meyer, a 911 dispatcher and volunteer West Haven firefighter charged with slave trafficking and sexual assault, committed suicide on Tuesday night while out on bail in Vermont. Vermont State...

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Snow Expected to Begin Wednesday

All eyes are focused on a large storm that's dropping heavy snow near Chicago that will develop into a powerful coastal storm.  The brunt of the storm will stay southeast of Connecticut but due to its...

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Donations Come in for Precious

Precious, a dog found severely burned in parking lot in Waterbury, on Monday night is improving and donations have been coming in for her care. Waterbury Police said Precious is the victim of a...

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Suspect in Hit-and-Run that Killed Couple, Baby, Ready to Surrender

The suspected driver who fled the scene of a grisly crash that killed a pregnant woman, her husband and ultimately the child they were expecting said Tuesday that he planned to surrender, though police...

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MDC Again Warns of Impostors

The Metropolitan District Commission is warning customers after people posing as water company employees tried to enter houses. Several separate incidents were reported on Tuesday in Hartford and West...

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Man Goes Berserk With Ax at Dunkin' Donuts: Cops

A man angry about being sent away from a New Britain Dunkin' Donuts came back wielding an ax. According to police, Wilfred Levine, 63, of New Britain, was loitering inside the Dunkin' Donuts at 118...

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