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Unlicensed therapist sentenced for defrauding Medicaid

THOMASTON, Conn. - A Connecticut woman who defrauded more than $600,000 from Medicaid by billing for services she was not qualified to provide has been sentenced to more than five years in prison. Prosecutors say 41-year-old Andrea Prenez, of Thomaston, used a relative's name to bill the government

THEDAY - 2018-03-22 01:47:00

Austin Serial Bomber Part of an Unsettling American Legacy

AUSTIN, Texas - As details of the Austin serial bomber's identity unfold, it's a reminder of the other times the U.S. has dealt with similar situations and the fear they caused. Authorities say a 24-year-old white man they developed as a suspect through video sources and witnesses was responsible fo

NH1.COM - 2018-03-22 01:55:00

Plainville speaker profiles Conn. Women's Hall of Fame inductees

PLAINVILLE - Lena Pacheco of the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame shared stories Tuesday of women whose powerful voices helped to change democracy. The program at the Plainville Historic Center, attended by a handful of residents, focused on the achievements of 20 inductees. Pacheco said the online

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-03-22 01:20:00

Presenter highlights women of change at Plainville lecture

PLAINVILLE - The Plainville Historic Center welcomed Lena Pacheco of the Connecticut Women's Hall Of Fame Tuesday as she shared stories of women whose powerful voices helped to change democracy. The program, attended by a handful of residents, focused on the achievements of 20 hall of fame inductee

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-03-22 01:10:00

The CIAC got it right in basketball, but there's more work to do

Adults entrusted with overseeing the games our kids play bear many responsibilities, but none greater than establishing the concept of equity: a fair baseline of competition. The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, the state's governing body for high school athletics, set a laudable exa

THEDAY - 2018-03-22 01:04:00

CHRIS POWELL: State government schemes for money

What if half the effort being made by Governor Dannel Malloy and the General Assembly to raise revenue for state government was put into trying to economize? For that matter, what if any effort was? But that is mere dreaming. The agenda of the governor and the legislature's Democratic majority is n

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-03-22 00:58:00

Connecticut Lawmakers Kill Cannabis Legalization Bill in Committee

The push for cannabis reform in Connecticut has suffered a setback after the state General Assembly's General Law Committee voted to shut down a bill that would have legalized and regulated adult-use cannabis retail sales. The issue was hotly debated in the committee, but unlike other states where D

MERRYJANE.COM - 2018-03-21 23:59:59

Study: 345M robocalls to Connecticut phones in 2017

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai in November 2017 in Washington, D.C. On Friday, March 23, 2018, the FCC co-sponsors a Washington forum on it and the Federal Trade Commission can better thwart robocalls. less Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai in November 2017 in

TOPIX - 2018-03-21 23:45:25

Winter Storm Genny will bring snow to all of Connecticut tonight!

A WINTER STORM WARNING remains in effect for all of Connecticut through early Thursday morning. A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY is in effect for all of Coastal Connecticut from midnight tonight until 4:00 am Thursday morning. Winter Storm Genny has been slow to start to say the least. While it has been sno

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-03-21 23:42:00

Bridgeport's Lamar helps lead UMBC to historic upset of Virginia

Arkel Lamar apologized Wednesday for calling 15 minutes late. "I got stuck at the DMV trying to renew my license," he said. We've all been there, Arkel, all been there. So permit this plea to the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles: institute a special Cinderella Line. You show up with a silver

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-21 23:59:59

Police: EMS volunteer took photos of patients

EASTON, Conn. (AP) - Police say a Massachusetts man volunteering with Emergency Medical Services in Connecticut took inappropriate photos of patients riding in the ambulance. Authorities say 21-year-old Christopher Barlow took photos of patients while volunteering with Easton EMS. He is also suspect

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-03-22 00:15:28

Full list of school Thursday delays, closings for NY, NJ and Connecticut

Several schools will be closed and delayed Thursday throughout the tri-state area as Wednesday's nor'easter causes road issues and outages. New York City public schools will be open. Below is a full list of school closures in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. This list is being updated as school

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-21 22:58:05

Florida State recruiting: Top QB target makes it to campus for visit

Florida State's search to land a quarterback in the 2019 class got a boost Wednesday as coach Willie Taggart and his staff welcomed one of their top targets to campus. On the first day of spring practice, the staff welcomed 4-star Bridgeport (Conn.) Avon Old Farms quarterback Taisun Phommachanh to T

DIEHARDS.COM - 2018-03-21 23:30:12

Connecticut may allow undocumented students to receive financial aid

Connecticut Dreamers say current state law unfairly prevents them from accessing funds they pay into at state schools The Connecticut legislature is considering a bill that would end a ban on students without legal immigration status receiving institutional financial aid at Connecticut's public coll

50STATESOFBLUE.COM - 2018-03-21 22:33:16

Weather- Nor'easter #4 to close for comfort

Vermont, Northern New York and parts of New Hampshire dodged a pretty big bullet this week and that is the fourth Nor'easter in the month of March. Parts of Connecticut and Massachusetts could see upwards of a foot of snow, and all the gust winds and coastal erosion that comes along with Nor'easters

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-21 23:12:15

Snow late to show in New Britain area

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Connecticut on Wednesday morning that remains in effect until 8 a.m. today. The forecast was for difficult travel conditions, especially during the evening commute, but by 5 p.m. snow had still not accumulated in much of the state. The

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-03-21 22:32:08

9 New Or Coming Soon Connecticut Restaurants

The highly anticipated opening of this brewery and restaurant is slated for the weekend, according to the Facebook page for the business. Broken Symmetry brings together the culinary talents of Lisa Tassone, owner of Bethel's La Zingara, and Paul Mannion, owner of the Green Grunion food truck. Manni

CONNECTICUTMAG.COM - 2018-03-21 21:22:00

Doughty College Notebook: Lacrosse legacy returns to Salem

Former Roanoke College lacrosse standout Will Pilat never thought he would come home for a visit and have to stay in a hotel. However, Pilat did get to enjoy the cuisine at Mac 'N' Bob's restaurant with fellow members of the Wesleyan University men's lacrosse traveling party. Pilat is in his second

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-03-21 22:00:00

Premiere: Watch ANoyd's New Video 'Advisory' Feat. Oswin Benjamin & Mickey Factz

Connecticut rapper ANoyd has been very impressive so far with his rap skills and the future looks very promising. Today, the spitter is giving HHNM the pleasure to debut his new video 'Advisory' where he combines forces with fellow rappers Oswin Benjamin and Mickey Factz. The hard rap song which fea

HIPHOP-N-MORE.COM - 2018-03-21 21:52:58

Taekwondo student earns scholarship

Hamburg - A student of Ken Lee's Master Ken's Xtreme Martial Arts Center has been awarded a $20,000 scholarship. Mackenzie Warner, from Wallkill Valley Regional High School, was awarded a $20,000 scholarship from Bridgeport University in Connecticut this month. Master Ken is actively supporting his

SPARTAINDEPENDENT.COM - 2018-03-21 21:46:00