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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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