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Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 at 10:10 AM EDT

Family Sues University After Student Dies From Pancake-Eating Contest

Family Sues University After Student Dies From Pancake-Eating Contest

The family of a college student who died after choking during a pancake-eating contest at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield has filed a lawsuit against the school.

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 at 10:05 PM EDT

Car Thief Hits School Bus, Steals Good Samaritan’s Jeep: Conn. PD

Car Thief Hits School Bus, Steals Good Samaritan’s Jeep: Conn. PD

A suspect accused of crashing a stolen vehicle into a school bus full of kids and stealing a good Samaritan’s vehicle in East Hampton has been located after a police pursuit through multiple towns that ended in...

Sunday, Oct 28, 2018 at 03:40 PM EDT

Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Hits Close to Home for Conn. Jewish Community

Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Hits Close to Home for Conn. Jewish Community

Members of the Jewish community in Connecticut reacted with shock and disbelief following the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday that claimed eleven lives.

Sunday, Oct 28, 2018 at 03:57 PM EDT

Goat Injured in Bear Attack in Wolcott Dies

Goat Injured in Bear Attack in Wolcott Dies

A goat that was injured in a bear attack in Wolcott on Friday has died.

Sunday, Oct 28, 2018 at 03:38 PM EDT

Police Reach Deal With Man Shown Bloodied on 'Live PD'

Police Reach Deal With Man Shown Bloodied on 'Live PD'

Connecticut police officers have agreed to settle an alleged brutality lawsuit by a man who was shown beaten and bloody on the TV show "Live PD."

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 at 03:01 PM EDT

Police Issue Silver Alert For 3-Year-Old Boy Missing From Conn.

Police Issue Silver Alert For 3-Year-Old Boy Missing From Conn.

Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing 3-year-old boy in New Haven.

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 06:50 AM EDT

3 Meriden Police Officers on 'Administrative Assignments' Following Shooting

3 Meriden Police Officers on 'Administrative Assignments' Following Shooting

Three Meriden police officers are on what police referred to as administrative assignments after a shooting last week.

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 at 11:55 AM EDT

Police Refocus Investigation Into Discovery of Baby's Body in Stamford, Conn.

Police Refocus Investigation Into Discovery of Baby's Body in Stamford, Conn.

Authorities investigating the discovery of a dead infant at a Connecticut trash and recycling facility have updated the areas where the child may have originated.

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 at 06:50 AM EDT

Lawyer Claims Conn. School Waited to Report Sexual Assault

Lawyer Claims Conn. School Waited to Report Sexual Assault

The lawyer for a student who says she was sexually assaulted by a former coach at a Connecticut high school says the school knew about the coach's alleged misconduct more than a year before it was reported.

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 at 06:50 AM EDT

Conn. Trooper Killed in On-Duty Crash Honored With Service Award

Conn. Trooper Killed in On-Duty Crash Honored With Service Award

A Connecticut State trooper killed in the line of duty was posthumously honored for his involvement defusing a situation involving a man police said was trying for “suicide by cop.”

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