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A damaged Capitol Hill police car is surrounded by crime scene tape on Constitution Avenue near the U.S. Capitol after a car chase and shooting Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Woman killed in DC chase thought Obama communicated with her

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Connecticut woman shot to death by police after she tried to drive through barricades outside the White House held the delusional belief that the president was communicating with her, a federal […]

10/04/2013

This 2011 photo provided by Dr. Barry Weiss, from the website of Advanced Periodontics in Hamden, Conn., shows former employee Miriam Carey. (AP Photo/Advanced Periodontics)

Mother says woman killed in DC chase was depressed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after a car chase that began when she tried to breach a barrier at the White House suffered from postpartum depression, her […]

10/04/2013

This Feb. 7, 1964 photo taken by photojournalist Bill Eppridge and released courtesy of Monroe Gallery shows The Beatles arriving at JFK airport in New York. (AP Photo/courtesy of Monroe Gallery, Bill Eppridge)

Photographer at RFK assassination dies in Conn.

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A photojournalist whose career included capturing images of a mortally wounded Robert F. Kennedy has died in Connecticut. Bill Eppridge was 75. His wife, Adrienne Aurichio, says he died Thursday morning […]

10/03/2013

Caleb Pilgrim, left, and Marie Baskerville pray over a casket with the remains of an enslaved man known as Mr. Fortune at the state Capitol in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013.  Mr. Fortune will be honored Thursday with a funeral more than 200 years after he died in Connecticut. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Conn. slave who died in 1798 called ‘child of God’

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A slave who died more than 200 years ago in Connecticut but was never buried was given an extraordinary funeral Thursday that included lying in state at the Capitol and calls […]

09/12/2013

Thirteen children were injured when a festival attraction that swings riders into the air lost power at a community fair in Norwalk, Conn, on Sunday Sept. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/The Hour Miguel Cruz)

Conn. ride malfunction under investigation

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An amusement ride at that malfunctioned at a Connecticut fair, injuring 18 people, will be taken apart in an effort to determine what caused the accident, the ride’s owner said Monday. […]

09/09/2013

A teacher receives firearms training (AP Photo)

Schools in Orange Co. teach ways to combat gunmen

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Teachers at school districts in southern Orange County are being taught that if they can’t hide or get away from a campus gunman, they should try to take him out. […]

09/07/2013

This undated identification file photo provided Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Conn., shows former student Adam Lanza, who authorities said opened fire inside the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, killing 26 students and educators. (AP Photo/Western Connecticut State University, File)

Newtown shooter is described as isolated in youth

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A portrait of a highly isolated young man with disruptions in his education is emerging as a state office investigating the Newtown shooter seeks the release of his school records. […]

08/26/2013

(George Jepsen - AP Photo)

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

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