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Connecticut police search for baby after father jumped from bridge

Connecticut police searched on Monday for a 7-month-old baby who may have been thrown off a bridge by his father before the man jumped more than 100 feet into the Connecticut River in a suicide attempt. The father, Tony Moreno, 22, of Middletown is in stable condition and charges are expected soon, Middletown police said. Police said while state police dive team crews are still searching the riv…

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  • Richard Lapointe, exits the courthouse after Lapointe was released from jail in Hartford
    Connecticut to conduct DNA tests in deciding on retrying disabled man Reuters - Thu, 2 Jul, 2015

    Connecticut prosecutors can conduct further genetic testing before deciding whether to retry a mentally disabled man who spent a quarter century in prison until his conviction … More »Connecticut to conduct DNA tests in deciding on retrying disabled man

    Richard Lapointe, exits the courthouse after Lapointe was released from jail in Hartford

    Connecticut prosecutors can conduct further genetic testing before deciding whether to retry a mentally disabled man who spent a quarter century in prison until his conviction for rape and murder was overturned, a judge ruled on Thursday. Although the conviction was overturned in March, prosecutors say they believe Richard …

  • Connecticut probes four airlines over possible antitrust violations Reuters - Wed, 1 Jul, 2015

    Connecticut's attorney general is investigating whether the largest U.S. airlines are working together to constrain capacity to keep ticket prices high, and has asked … More »Connecticut probes four airlines over possible antitrust violations

    Connecticut's attorney general is investigating whether the largest U.S. airlines are working together to constrain capacity to keep ticket prices high, and has asked for meetings with the companies to discuss the matter. In letters sent to Delta Air Lines Inc , United Continental Holdings Inc , American …

  • Connecticut to pay $50,000 reward to man who testified in murder case Reuters - Wed, 1 Jul, 2015

    Connecticut has agreed to pay a rare $50,000 reward to a man whose testimony led to his cousin's conviction for the brutal murder of an actress who had appeared on the … More »Connecticut to pay $50,000 reward to man who testified in murder case

    Connecticut has agreed to pay a rare $50,000 reward to a man whose testimony led to his cousin's conviction for the brutal murder of an actress who had appeared on the TV drama "Law & Order," state officials said Wednesday. Matthew Pugh was sentenced in May to 60 years in prison for the 2006 murder of a former girlfriend, …

  • Connecticut court upholds $1 million award in priest sex abuse case Reuters - Fri, 26 Jun, 2015

    The Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday upheld a $1 million jury award to a man who said he was sexually abused by a priest in the Archdiocese of Hartford. The unanimous … More »Connecticut court upholds $1 million award in priest sex abuse case

    The Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday upheld a $1 million jury award to a man who said he was sexually abused by a priest in the Archdiocese of Hartford. The unanimous ruling, which also upheld a 2002 state law that expanded the statute of limitations for sex abuse claims, was handed down on behalf of the man, identified in …

  • 72 mass shootings since Sandy Hook, in one map
    72 mass shootings since Sandy Hook, in one map @ Vox.com - Thu, 25 Jun, 2015

    In December 2012, a gunman killed 20 children, six adults, and himself at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. At least 226 people have died in other … More »72 mass shootings since Sandy Hook, in one map

    72 mass shootings since Sandy Hook, in one map

    In December 2012, a gunman killed 20 children, six adults, and himself at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. At least 226 people have died in other mass shootings since then, reminding us that these problems are far from over. Note: The Stanford Geospatial Center's database is a continuing project, …

  • Connecticut man gets eight years for breaking baby daughter's limbs Reuters - Wed, 24 Jun, 2015

    A Connecticut man convicted of breaking his 4-month-old daughter's arms, legs and ribs was sentenced to eight years in prison on Wednesday, and ordered to take anger … More »Connecticut man gets eight years for breaking baby daughter's limbs

    A Connecticut man convicted of breaking his 4-month-old daughter's arms, legs and ribs was sentenced to eight years in prison on Wednesday, and ordered to take anger management classes and undergo a complete mental evaluation. "You are either evil and a monster or very, very ill,” Judge Maria Kahn told the man, Morice …

  • Navy pays tribute to once-secret submarine now on display at Connecticut museum
    Navy pays tribute to once-secret submarine now on display at Connecticut museum The Canadian Press - Wed, 24 Jun, 2015

    GROTON, Conn. - A once-secret submarine in U.S. military research and expeditions is being celebrated for its advanced technology, exploration of the ocean floor and … More »Navy pays tribute to once-secret submarine now on display at Connecticut museum

    Navy pays tribute to once-secret submarine now on display at Connecticut museum

    GROTON, Conn. - A once-secret submarine in U.S. military research and expeditions is being celebrated for its advanced technology, exploration of the ocean floor and role as a workhorse.

  • Prosecutors say 'nanny cam' footage shows Connecticut assault Reuters - Tue, 23 Jun, 2015

    A Connecticut nanny charged with beating and burning a 3-year-old girl in her charge appeared on Tuesday in court where prosecutors said video taken from a hidden camera … More »Prosecutors say 'nanny cam' footage shows Connecticut assault

    A Connecticut nanny charged with beating and burning a 3-year-old girl in her charge appeared on Tuesday in court where prosecutors said video taken from a hidden camera showed the girl being slapped and having her hands pressed to a stove. Lidia Quilligana, 32, of Danbury, has pleaded not guilty to charges including first-degree …

  • Prosecutors show 'nanny cam' footage in Connecticut assault case Reuters - Tue, 23 Jun, 2015

    A Connecticut nanny charged with beating and burning a 3-year-old girl in her charge appeared on Tuesday in court where prosecutors showed video taken from a hidden camera … More »Prosecutors show 'nanny cam' footage in Connecticut assault case

    A Connecticut nanny charged with beating and burning a 3-year-old girl in her charge appeared on Tuesday in court where prosecutors showed video taken from a hidden camera depicting the girl being slapped and having her hands pressed to a stove. Lidia Quilligana, 32, of Danbury, has pleaded not guilty to charges including …

  • Attorneys vow to push for new trial in Connecticut murder-for-hire plot Reuters - Wed, 17 Jun, 2015

    Attorneys for a Connecticut woman convicted in 2002 of killing her brother-in-law in a murder-for-hire plot vowed on Wednesday to carry her fight for a new trial to federal … More »Attorneys vow to push for new trial in Connecticut murder-for-hire plot

    Attorneys for a Connecticut woman convicted in 2002 of killing her brother-in-law in a murder-for-hire plot vowed on Wednesday to carry her fight for a new trial to federal court after a state court judge blocked her bid for a re-hearing. Former attorney Beth Carpenter, now 51, is serving a sentence of life in prison without …

  • In an Oct. 23, 2001 photo, Beth Carpenter, who is on house arrest at her parents home in Ledyard, Ct., ponders a question during an interview. Carpenter has lost her bid for a new trial in a murder-for-hire case that landed her in prison for life and was depicted in books and TV shows. A Rockville Superior Court judge on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, rejected arguments by Carpenter that her lawyers made mistakes at her trial, according to a court ruling obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday. Carpenter, 51, was convicted of murder and conspiracy in 2002 for plotting with her lover and boss, Haiman Clein, to kill her brother-in-law, Anson "Buzz" Clinton. (Michael Mcandrews/The Hartford Courant via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    A Connecticut woman has lost her bid for a new trial in a murder-for-hire case that landed her in prison for life and was depicted in books and TV shows. A Rockville Superior Court judge on Tuesday rejected arguments by former lawyer and Ledyard resident Beth Carpenter that her lawyers made mistakes at her trial, according …

  • Chicago Blackhawks' Duncan Keith, right, is awarded the The Conn Smythe Trophy by commissioner Gary Bettman after the Blackhawks 2-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final series on Monday, June 15, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Duncan Keith played more minutes than anyone else in the Stanley Cup playoffs and had the biggest impact. Keith averaged 31 minutes six seconds a night during the Blackhawks' 23-game journey and led all playoff scorers with 18 assists. "That guy was unbelievable," goaltender Corey Crawford said.

  • List of Conn Smythe Trophy winners Reuters - Mon, 15 Jun, 2015

    (Reuters) - List of Conn Smythe Trophy winners, given to the most valuable player for his team in the National Hockey League playoffs. ...

  • CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy on Monday as the most valuable player during the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup playoffs. Keith, the first defenseman to win the award since 2007, capped a dominant playoff run with the championship-winning goal in …

  • Keith, 31, capped off his best postseason yet, scoring the Stanley Cup winning goal beating Ben Bishop late in the second period of Game 6, and became the first blue-liner to win the Conn Smythe Trophy since Scott Niedermayer earned the honour in 2007. Duncan Keith, who was born in Winnipeg but grew up in Penticton, B.C., …

  • By Edward Krudy NEW YORK (Reuters) - Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy on Friday proposed cutting planned business taxes by $223.7 million over two years after several large corporations threatened to leave the state. Connecticut's state legislature passed a $40 billion biannual budget last week that hiked taxes by $1.2 …

  • U.S. District Court Judge Stefan Underhill of New Haven on Thursday asked former Waterbury Mayor Philip Giordano's current lawyer, Aaron Romano, and prosecutors to agree on a date for the hearing by Monday. "He (Giordano) is elated with the opportunity to address the court," Romano said on Friday. Giordano, a Republican, …

  • When Jonathan Quick was a brick wall for the Los Angeles Kings in 2012, the Conn Smythe Trophy was undoubtedly his. The same went for the Boston Bruins' Tim Thomas in 2011. "Thomas was outstanding," said Rick Bowness, an assistant coach for the 2011 Vancouver Canucks.

  • One man was shot dead and eight other people were injured at an apartment complex in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in the early hours of Thursday morning in what a former mayor described as the worst attack he has ever seen in the city. Police believe the attack by at least two gunmen in the complex's parking lot may have resulted …

  • A Connecticut mother with a history of child abuse was arrested on Wednesday and charged with murdering her two youngest children, whose bodies were found in a home filled with natural gas, police said. LeRoya Moore, 36, was charged with two counts of murder and three counts of reckless endangerment after her son Daaron …

 
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