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Milford police charge Trumbull man with stalking, burglary

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Milford police charge Trumbull man with stalking, burglary

- MILFORD — A Trumbull man was charged with stalking and burglary earlier this month after he entered a Milford residence in an attempt to contact an ex-girlfriend, police said. Milford police charged 23-year-old Robert Rubino, of Mohawk Drive in Trumbull, with second-degree stalking, second-degree burglary, second-degree breach of peace and second-degree unlawful restraint. Police responded to a residence in Milford at 2:30 a

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Connecticut Gas Prices Drop to New Low

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Connecticut Gas Prices Drop to New Low

- Connecticut gas prices are the lowest they've been in more than a decade. "This is really an exceptional trend we’ve been seeing with gas prices across Connecticut – and really nationwide – dipping down as travel ramps up," Amy Parmenter, AAA spokesperson in Greater Hartford, said. "The supplies are just strong enough to offset the demand." Gas prices across the state vary by region, Parmenter said

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Woman Found Passed Out With 3 Young Children in Car: Police

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Woman Found Passed Out With 3 Young Children in Car: Police

- A Norwich woman was arrested after she was found passed out behind the wheel of a car in New London with three young children inside, according to police. New London police responded to Spring Street just before 5 p.m. Thursday after receiving a 911 call about a woman passed out behind the wheel of a motor vehicle with children in the vehicle

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Gorilla Dances Like a 'Maniac' in Hilarious Viral Video

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Gorilla Dances Like a 'Maniac' in Hilarious Viral Video

- The Dallas Zoo needed three things to make a viral video: a happy gorilla, a blue plastic pool and some water. Add Michael Sembello's hit "Maniac" from the 1980s movie "Flashdance" and the result is pure joy. Zola, who's no amateur at reaching social media fame, was captured Tuesday afternoon splashing around during a swimming pool enrichment session. Then, Zola begins dancing like he's never danced before

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Johnny Depp makes shocking Trump assassination joke at Glastonbury Festival

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Johnny Depp makes shocking Trump assassination joke at Glastonbury Festival

- Johnny Depp cracked a shocking joke about assassinating U.S. President Donald Trump during a speech he gave at Glastonbury Festival. The actor showed up at the annual British music gathering on Thursday to talk on a panel and to introduce his 2004 movie The Libertine, but the audience was taken aback when the 54-year-old started discussing American politics. “Can we bring Trump here (to Glastonbury)?” he asked the crowd

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Centers Treat More Burn Patients as Heat Wave Scorches Southwest

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Centers Treat More Burn Patients as Heat Wave Scorches Southwest

- The main burn center in Phoenix has seen its emergency department visits double during the heat wave that is scorching the Southwest U.S., including people burning their bare feet on the scalding pavement. Dr. Kevin Foster, director of the Arizona Burn Center, said this June is the worst the center has seen in 18 years. Most patients arrive with contact burns from touching hot car interiors or walking outside without shoes

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Asylum Hill Minister Departs Amid Clash Of Faith And Politics

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Asylum Hill Minister Departs Amid Clash Of Faith And Politics

- After the election of Donald Trump, Asylum Hill Congregational Church pastor Matthew Laney offered a blunt prayer for his congregation, asking the Lord to "bring the president out of darkness and into the light," and "admit the harm he has caused with his words and actions, to ask for forgiveness from the men, women and communities he's offended, wounded and assaulted

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New Hartford family desperate as pharmaceutical company discontinues drug

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New Hartford family desperate as pharmaceutical company discontinues drug

- NEW HARTFORD -- New Hartford parents, Eric and Edward Mumm, are pleading for the big name pharmaceutical company to continue making the seizure medication they say their son desperately needs. The company is reportedly pulling the drug off the market by the end of June 2017. Their son, Christian, celebrated his first birthday in April. He and his twin brother are the youngest of the five children in the family

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Deputies shoot, kill California teen while trying to stop dog attack

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Deputies shoot, kill California teen while trying to stop dog attack

- PALMDALE, Calif. – In what officials called an "extremely unfortunate incident," California sheriff's deputies shot and killed a teenage boy while trying to stop a charging dog. The deputies opened fire when a pit bull charged at them a second time early Thursday in the Southern California city of Palmdale, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Deputies initially responded to a noise complaint around 3:45 a

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Foodie Friday meets golf at the Travelers Championship

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Foodie Friday meets golf at the Travelers Championship

- CROMWELL — With the Travelers Championship in full swing, hitting some food hot spots in between the action will no doubt keep you full. From cheesesteaks to burritos or fresh deli sandwiches to Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ, the options are aplenty. Golf enthusiasts can find it right smack dab in the middle of the Fan Zone. “The entire Fan Zone this year is totally re-laid out and I think it’s gonna be a little more conducive to getting people in and out for food,” said Bear’s Smokehouse owner Jamie McDonald

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Domestic assault investigation underway in Meriden

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Domestic assault investigation underway in Meriden

- MERIDEN — Police are investigating a serious assault that left one person seriously injured Thursday night. Police said that the incident happened at 8 Platt Avenue in Meriden at around 10:50 p.m. when a woman was found bleeding and in need of medical attention, with facial and head injuries. She was taken to the hospital by LifeStar and underwent surgery

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Deadly crash reported at Route 8 exit ramp in Waterbury

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Deadly crash reported at Route 8 exit ramp in Waterbury

- Two people were killed in a morning crash in Waterbury, according to firefighters. According to dispatchers, it happened at East Aurora Street and the Route 8 north off-ramp for exit 35. Officials said Watertown Avenue is closed at East Aurora Street because of the crash, along with the off-ramp. Firefighters said they were on the scene for about 30 minutes before police took over the investigation

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Yellowstone grizzly bears removed from endangered species list

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Yellowstone grizzly bears removed from endangered species list

- (WTNH) — The Yellowstone Grizzly Bear has officially been taken off the endangered species list after spending 42 years on that list. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke with the Fish and Wildlife Service is calling this decision “one of America’s great conservation successes”. The bears received endangered species protection in 1975, when their population was about 136. Today, there are estimated to be 700, more than enough to meet the criteria to be removed from the endangered list, the government said

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Even On Golf Course, Randy Edsall Will Always Talk A Little Football

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Even On Golf Course, Randy Edsall Will Always Talk A Little Football

- Randy Edsall is getting used to doing things he did during his first stint as UConn football coach in 1999-2010. He recently hosted a barbeque for the team, and on Wednesday he participated in the celebrity pro-am at the Travelers Championship. He also talked football for a few minutes while at the TPC River Highlands, addressing changes to the roster that include the dismissal of sophomore linebacker Nazir Williams, who was arrested in October; the decision of running back David Williams to transfer to Arkansas instead of UConn, as originally planned; a various roster mostly involving walk-ons

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Johnny Depp jokes about assassinating Donald Trump at Glastonbury

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Johnny Depp jokes about assassinating Donald Trump at Glastonbury

- Speaking onstage Thursday at Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, England, Depp stepped into controversy with jokes aimed at President Trump that addressed presidential assassination. "Can we bring Trump here?" Depp asked the crowd at the festival. "I think he needs help," Depp said, according to video posted online. "This is going to be in the press and it'll be horrible. But I like that you're all a part of it

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New London Police Probe Thursday Night Shooting

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New London Police Probe Thursday Night Shooting

- Police say a man was shot in the leg on Jay Street late Friday. Officers were called to 62 Jay St. about 11:15 p.m. after getting 911 calls about shots fired in the area. They found the victim, who was conscious and alert when the officers arrived, police said. The victim, who was not identified, was taken to Lawrence+Memorial Hospital for treatment

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'Pizzagate' gunman in D.C. sentenced to 4 years in prison

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'Pizzagate' gunman in D.C. sentenced to 4 years in prison

- An online conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate" ended Thursday with real-world consequences when a North Carolina man was sentenced to prison for arming himself with an assault rifle, traveling to the nation's capital and firing his weapon inside a neighborhood pizza restaurant. Edgar Maddison Welch's "ill-conceived plot" last year did "actual damage to the lives of real people," a judge said before sentencing him to four years in prison

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  • Golf - Spieth returns to form and grabs Connecticut lead
    Golf - Spieth returns to form and grabs Connecticut lead

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    REUTERS: Jordan Spieth put an emphatic end to his putting woes during an impressive Travelers Championship debut on Thursday, grabbing a one-shot lead after the first round in Cromwell, Connecticut. World number three Rory McIlroy, who missed the cut at last week's U.S. Open after sitting out a month with a niggling rib problem, was among a group of 18 golfers four shots back in a share of 19th place

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  • High fashion on display at Travelers Championship on Thursday
    High fashion on display at Travelers Championship on Thursday

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    CROMWELL, Conn. (WTNH) — The Travelers Championship kicked off in high fashion on Thursday. Billionaire fashion designer Tory Burch was a keynote speaker at Women’s Day. In over a decade, she turned her one retail store in Manhattan into a global fashion empire. As a mom of three boys, she created her business in her city apartment, right there with her kids running around her

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