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Man charged in human bones theft seeks to suppress evidence

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - An attorney for a man charged with stealing human remains from a Massachusetts cemetery is seeking to bar prosecutors from using evidence and statements he says were unlawfully obtained by police. Amador Medina, formerly of Hartford, Conn., is awaiting trial in Worcester on c

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-25 00:02:34

Berlin police: Click it or get a ticket

BERLIN - The Berlin Police Department will be conducting a high visibility seat belt campaign this weekend. This effort is in conjunction with the statewide "Click it or Ticket" campaign sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Transportation. During this period Berlin Police Officers will be con

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2017-11-25 02:00:00

Report: Norwalk River cleaner than last year

NORWALK - Although not pristine, the Norwalk River is cleaner than it was a year ago and it's faring better than many other waterways in Fairfield County, according to an environmental group. "Most of our sites along the length of the river, which runs from Ridgefield all the way down into the harbo

NORWALK HOUR - 2017-11-25 05:08:41

New Britain property values rise

NEW BRITAIN - Since the city's last revaluation in 2012, property values in New Britain have gone up an average of 7-percent, according to estimates from city officials. Earlier this week, almost 17,000 revaluation assessment notices were mailed to property owners in the city. According to City Ass

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2017-11-25 02:07:00

Lawmakers warning against parents purchasing realistic toy guns

(WTNH)-There's been a push by Connecticut lawmakers to protect children from guns. The toy gun debate is often a hot topic for parents. Many of them look so real that kids will mistake a deadly weapon for a toy. Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal warns parents to think twice before purchasing t

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-25 04:08:04

Teacher Highlight: ELL Teacher Incorporates Core Values into Her Everyday Life

One of the many reasons why Ivy Bernier loves teaching is because she is immersed in other cultures that she actively learns from every day. As an English language teacher at the Arthur T. Cummings School, Bernier's job is to validate diversity and help students who come from other parts of the worl

WINTHROPTRANSCRIPT.COM - 2017-11-25 08:27:26

The Great Southeaster of 1950

Connecticut meteorologists love talking about nor'easters but do you know about the state's biggest southeaster? The "Great Appalachian Storm" of November 25, 1950 was one of Connecticut's most violent wind storms on record. In some towns the wind speeds in 1950 were only exceeded by the great hurri

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-11-25 01:44:34

Central State Holds Off Cleveland State's Second Half Rally as Vikings Fall 74-73

Dontel Highsmith scored 17 points and Bobby Word had 15 points, but Cleveland State's second half comeback fell just short in a 74-73 setback to Central Connecticut on Friday night in the Wolstein Center. CSU fell to 1-4, while CCSU improved to 3-3. STAT LEADERSHighsmith scored 17 points off the ben

NEOSPORTSINSIDERS.COM - 2017-11-25 03:38:02

Police identify occupants in fatal Stamford crash

STAMFORD - Two city men have been identified as the occupants involved in a fatal single-car accident near Scalzi Park this week. Stamford Police Sgt. Andrew Gallagher said Donte Smith, a 19-year-old passenger, was killed after the silver BMW 525i crashed into a tree on Washington Boulevard Wednesda

MSN.COM - 2017-11-25 01:25:39

Early-childhood program: No baseline of preparedness

Public-school systems in Waterbury and other Connecticut communities have early-childhood programs serving children as young as 3. School administrators assert that these programs benefit the children by preparing them for the rigors of the classroom; they also note that early-childhood programs - a

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2017-11-25 03:49:09

Best Cleaners collecting coats for Salvation Army, Puerto Rico flood victims

Best Cleaners kicked off its 9th Annual Coats for Connecticut campaign on Nov. 9, collecting, cleaning and delivering over 2,249 donated coats to Salvation Army centers throughout the state in the first week of the eight-week program. Prior to the official campaign start, the family-owned dry-clean

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-11-25 04:42:00

Man sues UVM over groping charge

BURLINGTON - The University of Vermont is involved in a lawsuit in which a male student claims the school wrongly punished him for allegedly groping a woman. The student said the harsh punishment and quick finger-pointing toward him came from a push by federal officials to take sexual assault on col

TIMES-ARGUS - 2017-11-25 02:55:00

San Antonio, one of America's least literate cities

Express-News Editorial Board Published 12:00 am, Saturday, November 25, 2017 San Antonio is the seventh-largest city in the nation. We're also the 76th most literate. Doesn't quite have the same ring to it, does it? That's according to Central Connecticut State University's annual America's Most Li

MYSANANTONIO - 2017-11-25 00:00:29

MSU's Bridges to play but not start against UConn

Portland, Ore. - Michigan State sophomore Miles Bridges will play against Connecticut on Friday in the semifinals of the PK80 Invitational. The Spartans standout injured his left ankle Sunday in a home victory over Stony Brook and was held out of Thursday's victory over DePaul, the opening game of t

DETROIT NEWS - 2017-11-25 04:30:51

Women's Basketball: Kelsey Mitchell sets career 3-point record in Ohio State win against Florida Gulf Coast

Ohio State senior guard Kelsey Mitchell takes a shot during the Buckeyes' game against Washington on Nov. 19. Credit: Colin Hass-Hill | Sports Editor The No. 9 Ohio State women's basketball team (6-1) cruised to a 104-62 victory against Florida Gulf Coast (6-1) behind senior guard Kelsey Mitchell's

LANTERN - 2017-11-25 08:00:00

Football Preview: Despite missing starting quarterback, CCSU ready for playoff debut against New Hampshire

NEW BRITAIN - For the Central Connecticut football team, the long wait is finally over. Not in terms of weeks between games, but for the first time in the program's history, the Blue Devils have a chance to compete for a national title. "It's exciting," CCSU head coach Pete Rossomando said. "I thi

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-11-25 06:57:00

Knights of Columbus give the gift of warmth to kids across CT

NEW BRITAIN -- In the midst of the Black Friday craze, the Knights of Columbus made the holiday season a warmer one for hundreds of children across Connecticut with their 5th annual winter coat distribution. The coats were all bought by the Knights of Columbus at a discounted price. They then teamed

FOX61.COM - 2017-11-25 02:20:43

Rye Ridge Deli an old-school experience

Years back I added delis to the list of endangered food. If I lived in North Dakota or Mars (is there a difference?), this would not be a surprise, but Connecticut is situated squarely on the East Coast, an hour's drive from "deli heaven" New York City. Let me amend that statement. New York City was

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-25 05:31:13

Central Connecticut St. holds on to beat Cleveland St. 74-73

The event will be held at Courthouse Square and surrounding buildings from 4-9 p.m. with the tree-lighting ceremony at 7:45 p.m. and the parade immediately following. Hundreds of thousands of lights will illuminate the 45-minute parade, which will feature a variety of floats, entertainers, animals a

WHIO.COM - 2017-11-25 04:24:00

Mizzou wins its sixth straight in a shootout over Arkansas

Missouri had not played a close game in weeks coming into this nationally televised contest on Friday. Its slimmest margin of victory entering the weekend was 28 points, which is how many the Tigers won by a week ago against Vanderbilt. So it was unfamiliar territory for Missouri (7-5, 4-4 Southeas

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-11-25 00:02:00