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Order sought for Newtown gunman’s school records

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s attorney general wants a judge to order Newtown school officials to release the records of the gunman who killed 26 people at an elementary school, including 20 first-grade students. Attorney […]

08/24/2013

Westport, Conn.'s Tatin llamas, left, follows through after hitting a two-run home run off Sammamish, Wash.'s Dalton Chandler during the second inning of an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in South Williamsport, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Connecticut beats Washington 14-13 at Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Chad Knight lined a run-scoring single to left field in the bottom of the seventh inning, and New England champion Westport, Conn., beat Northwest champion Sammamish, Wash., 14-13 in a […]

08/23/2013

A deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. (AP Photo/ Victoria Arocho)

New Lyme disease estimate: 300,000 cases a year

ATLANTA (AP) — Lyme disease is about 10 times more common than previously reported, health officials said Monday. As many as 300,000 Americans are actually diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, the Centers for Disease […]

08/19/2013

In this photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board NTSB senior air safety investigator Bob Gretz, back to camera, confers with emergency responders on the scene of Friday Aug. 9, 2013 morning's crash of a Rockwell 960B airplane into a neighbohood in East Haven, Conn. (AP Photo/National Transportation Safety Board)

Pilot in deadly Conn. wreck survived earlier crash

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The plane accident that killed four people in a Connecticut neighborhood was not the first crash for the pilot, a former Microsoft executive who was taking his teenage son on a […]

08/10/2013

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Rob Zombie complains of skate park noise in Conn.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The racket from a new skate park in Connecticut is too much for rocker Rob Zombie. The town of Woodbury has taken steps to reduce the noise following complaints from Zombie […]

08/06/2013

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Schools, sheriff partner in OC for school safety

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A new partnership between The Orange County Sheriff’s Department and school district officials aims to improve safety within the county’s 28 school districts in the event of a violent attack. […]

08/01/2013

On July 11, 2013, a Clarksville Schools faculty member, top right, carries an air-powered practice handgun to a classroom as firearms instructors, left, watch and students, lying on the floor, portray victims during a training exercise in Clarksville, Ark. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

Arkansas AG: Schools can’t arm teachers, staff

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas school districts can’t use a little-known state law to employ teachers and staff as guards who can carry guns on campus, the state’s attorney general said Thursday in an […]

08/01/2013

Former New England Patriots football tight end Aaron Hernandez during a bail hearing in Fall River Superior Court, June 27, 2013 (AP Photo/Boston Herald, Ted Fitzgerald, Pool)

Hernandez search warrants unsealed in Connecticut

  ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Police searches in Connecticut last month turned up ammunition, a gun box and documents tied to the two co-defendants of former new England Patriot tight end Aaron Hernandez. A judge […]

07/24/2013

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Pregnant former Olympian dies, baby saved in Conn.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former Olympic and professional runner from Ethiopia who was due to give birth in three weeks collapsed at a restaurant and died, but doctors saved her baby, her friends said […]

07/17/2013

Singer Aretha Franklin (AP Photo)

Aretha cancels hometown show citing treatment

  CLARKSTON, Mich. (AP) — Aretha Franklin has canceled a Detroit-area performance set for July 27, citing ongoing treatment. The show at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston initially had been scheduled for June 22, […]

07/13/2013

Singer Lauryn Hill (AP Photo)

Lauryn Hill starts prison sentence for taxes

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill began serving a three-month prison sentence in Connecticut on Monday for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes over the past decade. Hill reported to federal […]

07/08/2013

3rd man arrested in case involving ex-NFL player

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say a man sought in connection with the murder case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been arrested in Florida. State police say local […]

06/28/2013

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