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Missing mom probe highlights hurdles in cases with no body

Sep. 10, 2019 3:50 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The challenges law enforcement officials face in investigating a suspected murder without a body are on display in the case of missing Connecticut mother of five Jennifer Dulos. Police documents reveal what some experts believe is overwhelming evidence compiled by investigators...

Correction: Puerto Rico-Hurricane Evacuees story

Sep. 9, 2019 11:38 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a story Sept. 8 about housing aid for Puerto Rican storm evacuees, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of a legislator who voted against allocating money to aid organizations. He is state Sen. Rob Sampson, not Rob Thompson. A corrected version of the story is below:...

Husband of missing mother arrested again

Sep. 5, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The estranged husband of a missing Connecticut mother of five was arrested again in connection with her disappearance. State police arrested Fotis Dulos at his Farmington home Wednesday afternoon and charged him with tampering with physical evidence. Jennifer Dulos, of New Canaan,...

Shooting prompted by feud over a woman leads to arrest

Aug. 30, 2019 7:45 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man who was allegedly involved in a shooting prompted by a fight over a woman has been arrested. Thirty-six-year-old Julio Rios was arrested Thursday. The Hartford man was charged with first-degree assault, criminal possession of a pistol/revolver, criminal use of a firearm and...

Man accused in 1987 Canada abduction pleads guilty in US

Aug. 22, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Canadian man who authorities say abducted his toddler son in Toronto in 1987 and lived on the lam for 31 years pleaded guilty Thursday to a U.S. charge in Connecticut. Allan Mann Jr. admitted to a federal judge in New Haven that he provided false information about his identity to...

Storms move through Connecticut, spark tornado warning

Aug. 21, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Strong storms are being blamed for downed trees, flooding and power outages across parts of central and eastern Connecticut. The string of thunderstorms, packing heavy rains and gusting winds, triggered tornado warnings in several counties. Residents of Hartford, Tolland and Windham...

Connecticut estimates 200,000 impacted by immigration change

Aug. 21, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials on Wednesday estimated as many as 200,000 residents, including tens of thousands of children on a public health care program, could be impacted by sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps...

Civil rights probe opened into transgender athlete policy

Aug. 8, 2019 3:40 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The federal Office for Civil Rights has launched an investigation into Connecticut's policy that allows transgender high school athletes to compete as the gender with which they identify. The investigation was announced in a letter Wednesday from the arm of the U.S. Department of...

Records show Lamont putting priority on business leaders

Aug. 8, 2019 1:40 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has made it a priority in his first months in office to reach out to top executives across Connecticut, embarking on a charm offensive in a state that has seen some of its best-known employers, including General Electric, move away. Lamont, a former...

MGM sues over federal approval of tribal casino deal

Aug. 7, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — MGM Resorts filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging the federal approval of a deal that would allow Connecticut's two Indian tribes to open a third casino in the state. The lawsuit, filed in Washington D.C., seeks to overturn the Department of the Interior's March approval of...