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Former Derby Fire Chief dies at 50

DEBRY, Conn. (WTNH) — James J. Butler, the former chief of the Derby Fire Department, who served as a firefighter for more than 30 years has died. 63 more words


Bill linking restraining orders to gun ban is resurrected

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is reviving legislation that would bar people under a temporary restraining order from possessing firearms.

Despite strong support last year from the Democratic governor, advocates for domestic violence victims and former Arizona U.S. 616 more words


Police: Man arrested on drug charges twice in 1 week

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Manchester man has been arrested for heroin possession just days after he was arrested on the same charges. 110 more words


Quick Easy Appetizer for Last Minute Super Bowl Party

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — If you’re looking for a last minute party pleaser idea for your guest Cappetta’s Donato Cappetta recommends making pizza roll bites. 64 more words


Legislative panel to hold hearings on judge reappointments

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A legislative committee will hold public hearings on whether to reappoint more than 30 state judges to additional eight-year terms.

The Judiciary Committee has scheduled hearings at 10 a.m. 101 more words


Orange Police Investigate an Assault

ORANGE, Conn. (WTNH) – Orange Police are investigating an assault that happened around 3:15pm on February 5, 2016 at a home on Mulberry Lane. Investigators say the victim and the suspect know each other. 58 more words


Labor leader: "Imagine all of state services in a DMV situation"

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut’s nearly 50,000 state employees are one of the big targets as the Governor and the Assembly are looking for ways to cut the budget. 310 more words