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The death of a Connecticut woman while on a date with a man she met online was caused by drugs and alcohol and has been ruled an accident, the state chief medical examiner’s office said.

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A landlord was decapitated by his tenant after a dispute between them over unpaid rent that came as the country is bracing for mass evictions as states' protections expired at the start of August.

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is getting involved in a federal civil rights lawsuit that seeks to block transgender athletes in Connecticut from competing as girls in interscholastic sports. Attorney General William Barr signed what is known as a statement of interest Tuesday, arguing against the policy of the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic […]

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer who fired through the windshield of a car coming at him and killed the 18-year-old driver was justified in using deadly force, a state prosecutor announced Wednesday. Wethersfield Officer Layau Eulizier believed that the car was about to hit him and that his life was in danger, […]

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Relatives of a black Connecticut man killed by a state trooper are seeking more than $10 million in wrongful death damages from state and local police, according to legal notices filed Thursday. Lawyers for the family of Mubarak Soulemane, 19, asked the state claims commissioner for permission to sue the Department […]

A white teacher at a Connecticut elementary has sparked outrage for casting Black children as slaves and white children as slave owners in a school play. Dr. Carmen Parker’s 10-year-old daughter, who is a fifth-grader at the West Woods School, reportedly told her about the incident. The child was instructed to be “Enslaved African 2” in […]

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Rhema International Ministries (RIM) City Church members in New Haven, Connecticut are mourning the loss of married members.

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Rhema International Ministries (RIM) City Church members in New Haven, Connecticut are mourning the loss of married members.

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A retired New Haven police officer and his pastor wife were both found shot dead in their bed Thursday during a welfare check. The bodies of the two victims LaRhonda Jones, 48, and Eric Jones, 54, were found inside their condo after LaRhonda failed to show up at work, and her sister and employer alerted police. According to […]

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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 the East Hampton Police Department on Oct. 22, according to Town Manager David Cox. That […]

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Shelton Public Schools in Connecticut confirmed in a Facebook post Friday that one of its white students spit on a Black visitor at the National Museum of African American History and Culture during a recent class trip. The superintendent at the middle school noted in the post that a group of students were recently “thrown out of […]