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State of Connecticut
State Police Statewide Narcotics Task Force Makes Arrest in Hartford
After a months- long narcotics investigation into a drug trafficking organization in the greater Hartford area, investigators from the Statewide Narcotics Task Force were able to obtain 4 court-ordered arrest warrants for the main target, identified as Jose Guzman, each with a $250,000.00 court set bond totaling one million dollars.
Tue May 21, 2013
High School Inc. Students Job Shadow at Webster Bank
Webster Bank, a leading regional bank serving businesses and consumers from Westchester County, N.Y. to Boston, Mass., is pleased to have hosted a Job Shadow opportunity for seven High School Inc.
Proponents of requiring genetically modified foods to be labeled rally in Hartford
Proponents of a bill that would require the labeling of genetically modified food rallied at the Capitol Tuesday in advance of an expected Senate vote.
Wadsworth Antheneum Has Carrvaggio Exhibit until June 16th
The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford has an exhibit that runs until June 16th entitled Burst of Light: Caravaggio and His Legacy.
Madison army captain killed in Afghanistan will be memorialized on state's Wall of Honor
The portrait of a Madison soldier killed in Afghanistan earlier this year will be added to the Wall of Honor tribute in the State Capitol complex Thursday at the annual memorial ceremony for Connecticut troops lost since September 11, 2001.
The Charlotte Observer
Marshals: sex assault suspect arrested after fleeing to Charlotte
U.S. Marshals have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting a mentally disabled woman multiple times in East Hartford, Connecticut and fleeing to Charlotte to avoid prosecution.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Hartford Courant
Surprise Setback For Busway In Hartford
Hearing Officer Rejects DOT Plan To Close Flower Street Crossing To PedestriansA hearing officer on Monday dealt a startling setback to the politically powerful CTfastrak project, ruling that busway engineers cannot simply close off part of Hartford's Flower Street to pedestrian traffic.
The Hartford Courant
Lawmaker: OK To Disobey Law So Long As Legislature Is Debating Changes
Imagine there were a bill under consideration in the legislature that, if approved, would legalize marijuana use in Connecticut.
In brief: Train crash likely to affect traffic for week - Mon, 20 May 2013 PST
Traffic in southwest Connecticut could be a mess for as much as a week until service is restored to the commuter rail line affected by a derailment that injured scores of passengers, Gov.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Epoch Times
Commuters Warned of Traffic Mess for up to 1 Week
Metro-North employees work at the site of Friday's train derailment in Bridgeport.
Graduates Leave UHart, But It Won't Leave Them
A commencement speech that touched on elephant excrement, the stupidity of drinking and driving, and Balzac's thoughts on the relations between the sexes delighted graduates of University of Hartford Sunday, so much so that they gave novelist and commencement speaker Bernard Cornwall a standing ovation.
Union Baptist of Hartford wants to get more men to attend church
This past Saturday on May 18th from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Union Baptist Church located at 1921 Main St, Hartford , CT 06120 held a "Men's Discipling" workshop facilitated by Pastor James Lane of the North End Church of Christ located at 687 Albany Ave also in Hartford.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Hartford Courant
A Hartford Wise Guy And A $500 Million Museum Heist
It was a shore dinner in Maine a decade ago that transformed Robert Gentile, an aging, unremarkable wise guy from Hartford, into the best lead in years in one of the world's most baffling crime mysteries, the unsolved robbery of half a billion dollars in art from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
Fri May 17, 2013
Statewide art contest includes four students from Mansfield
For the 2013 Secretary of the State's annual poster contest, Secretary Merrill honored 40 students - selected from a field of more than 500 entrants from nearly 50 participating elementary schools - for their posters depicting acts of good citizenship happening in their community.
Thu May 16, 2013
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Newtown parents seek more focus on school security
An Idaho man convicted of breaking into a Boise zoo and brutally beating to death a Patas monkey will spend up to a year in state prison, where he'll take part in a treatment program.
Hartford Means Health: Hartford Launches 'Yoga In The Parks' Program
In an effort to encourage recreational use of it's parks and increase access to healthy activities the City of Hartford , MECA and Downtown Yoga Studios and Cycled Energya have teamed up to present a summer yoga series in Greater Hartford parks.
Cigarette Tax Hike Not Likely to Happen
Health care advocates are pushing for a higher cigarette tax. They want to raise the tax by 95-cents. The current rate is $3.40 per pack.
Regents board expected to tap Gray as president
The Connecticut Board of Regents is expected to approve the recommendation of Gregory W. Gray as the system's new president.
Wed May 15, 2013
Chris Hedges: Monitoring of AP Phones a 'Terrifying' Step in State Assault on Press Freedom
Chris Hedges , senior fellow at The Nation Institute. He was a foreign correspondent for The New York Times for 15 years and was part of a team of reporters that was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for the paper's coverage of global terrorism.
Headlines for May 15, 2013
Attorney General Eric Holder is defending the Justice Department's seizure of the work, home and cellphone records used by almost 100 reporters and editors at the Associated Press.