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NEW HAVEN (AP) — Prosecutors and defense attorneys have rested their cases in the trial of a man charged with murdering a mother and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion in Connecticut. Defense attorneys called two witnesses and read a statement from the mother of defendant Steven Hayes. Earlier Tuesday, a prison officer Read More
HARTFORD (AP) — Craigslist has apparently closed the adult services section of its website, two weeks after 17 state attorneys general demanded it shut down the section. The section had been replaced Saturday by a black and while “censored” logo. Craigslist did not immediately return an e-mail seeking comment. Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, one Read More
Republican Laura Hoydick has won the special election for the 120th Assembly District seat recently vacated by Stratford Mayor John A. Harkins. Hoydick received 1,949 votes to 1,390 for Democrat Janice Andersen. Hoydick won in all six voting districts with 58 percent of the vote to 42 percent for Andersen.