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NM Secretary of state charged with theft, money laundering

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s Democratic attorney general on Friday charged Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran with embezzlement, fraud, money laundering and campaign finance violations, further widening a rift between the two over enforcement of the state’s laws governing campaigns. 657 more words

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Police warn drivers about rash of Fairfield County car break-ins

NORWALK, Conn. (WTNH) — Norwalk police issued a warning to drivers on Friday that they’ve noticed a spike in car break-ins all over Fairfield County. 175 more words


Hit and run victim recovering, Shelton Police continue investigation

SHELTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in Shelton are in the area of Howe Ave and Bridge St tonight looking to speak with motorists in the checkpoint area that may have been present at the time of the hit and run accident there on Aug 14 that sent a bicyclist to the hospital. 109 more words


Man, 86, spared prison in sex assault conviction of girl

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — An 86-year-old man convicted of sexually assaulting a Bridgeport girl has been spared prison time, but was barred from Cape Verde where had been living. 127 more words


TSA officer accused of molesting passenger at airport, fired

NEW YORK (AP) — A Transportation Security Administration officer has been accused of luring a passenger into a bathroom at New York’s LaGuardia Airport and molesting her. 116 more words


Birmingham PD: gunfire assaults spike over 24 hours

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Friday, Theophilus Smith with the Birmingham Police Department said Birmingham has “experienced an unusual spike in our citizens being assaulted by gunfire” during the past 24 hours. 414 more words


Suspect wanted in Andover shooting

ANDOVER, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut State Police are looking for a suspect accused in a shooting in Andover.

The Eastern District Major Crime Squad is not releasing any specific details about the shooting, but they it is not the… 63 more words