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Authorities: Small, private plane crashes off the Hamptons

Oct. 13, 2018 8:56 PM EDT

WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — A small private plane carrying three people crashed into the ocean off the coast of Long Island on Saturday, officials said. One body was recovered following the 11 a.m. crash of a twin-engine Piper PA-34 about a mile off of Quogue, in the Hamptons. Agencies including the...

Ex-chairman of gubernatorial campaign faces larceny charge

Oct. 1, 2018 2:19 PM EDT

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — The former chairman of independent Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Oz Griebel's campaign has appeared in court on a larceny charge. The Hartford Courant reports that 31-year-old Kyle Lyddy, of Danbury, did not enter a plea Monday. Lyddy was charged with misappropriating $500,000...

Chairman of gubernatorial campaign charged with larceny

Sep. 11, 2018 2:52 PM EDT

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Kyle Lyddy, the chairman of independent gubernatorial candidate Oz Griebel's campaign, has been arrested on a larceny charge. Norwalk police say Lyddy, 31, of Danbury, was charged after a monthlong investigation with misappropriating $500,000 from the company where he worked. Police...

Stefanowski cross-endorsed by Connecticut Independent Party

Aug. 26, 2018 11:14 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Independent Party of Connecticut on Sunday cross-endorsed Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski and the slate of GOP statewide candidates, giving them a second spot on the November ballot. Stefanowski secured the win by defeating petitioning independent candidate Oz...

Man accused in Connecticut trafficking ring pleads guilty

Aug. 24, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man accused of recruiting young intellectually disabled and mentally ill men into a sex trafficking ring was sentenced to 4 ½-years in prison Friday after pleading guilty. The News-Times in Danbury reports that 52-year-old Robert King, of Danbury, accepted a...