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Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 09:59 AM EST

Eli Lilly to Spend About $8 Billion on Loxo Oncology

Eli Lilly to Spend About $8 Billion on Loxo Oncology

Eli Lilly is spending about $8 billion in cash to buy Loxo Oncology, as the drugmaker bulks up on cancer treatments that target certain gene abnormalities. Loxo Oncology could launch a drug next year and...

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 06:28 PM EST

Bag Containing 4 Dead Puppies Found in Middletown, Conn.

Bag Containing 4 Dead Puppies Found in Middletown, Conn.

Middletown Police are investigating after dead puppies were found in a bag on Sunday.

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 07:29 AM EST

Conn. State Trooper Injured in Crash on I-84 in Hartford

Conn. State Trooper Injured in Crash on I-84 in Hartford

A Connecticut State Trooper is recovering after getting injured in a crash in Hartford on Saturday night.

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 06:42 AM EST

Conn.'s Prison Reform Legislation Would Expunge Records

Conn.'s Prison Reform Legislation Would Expunge Records

Prison reform advocates are asking lawmakers to pass legislation that would expunge the records of many convicts.

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 06:33 AM EST

Hartford's New Professional Soccer Team to Hold Open Tryouts

Hartford's New Professional Soccer Team to Hold Open Tryouts

Hartford's new professional soccer team is holding open tryouts as it fills out the roster for its inaugural season.

Sunday, Jan 6, 2019 at 09:48 AM EST

Families Call for Justice After Report Clears Officers of Wrongdoing in New Britain Deadly Shooting

Families Call for Justice After Report Clears Officers of Wrongdoing in New Britain Deadly Shooting

Families are calling for justice on Saturday after five New Britain Police officers were cleared of any wrongdoing after shooting a 20-year-old man to death.

Friday, Jan 4, 2019 at 02:27 PM EST

2 in Critical Condition After Fire at Conn. Home

2 in Critical Condition After Fire at Conn. Home

A 68-year-old woman is dead and a 65-year-old man remains in critical condition after a three-alarm fire at a Torrington home Thursday night, according to fire officials.

Friday, Jan 4, 2019 at 09:13 AM EST

Puppies Rescued When Fire Breaks Out Next to Conn. Pet Store

Puppies Rescued When Fire Breaks Out Next to Conn. Pet Store

Firefighters and good Samaritans worked furiously to rescue dozens of puppies when fire broke out in a building next to a Danbury pet store Thursday.

Friday, Jan 4, 2019 at 06:46 AM EST

Milford, Conn. Gas Station Closed After Truck Catches Fire

Milford, Conn. Gas Station Closed After Truck Catches Fire

A Milford gas station is closed Thursday after a truck caught fire while fueling up.

Friday, Jan 4, 2019 at 06:45 AM EST

Milford, Conn. Police Officer Charged in Fatal Hamden Crash

Milford, Conn. Police Officer Charged in Fatal Hamden Crash

Police have arrested a Milford police officer in connection with a fatal crash in Hamden in July.

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