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Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 04:27 PM EDT

Suspect Involved in East Hartford Murder Arrested: Police

Suspect Involved in East Hartford Murder Arrested: Police

The suspect involved in an East Hartford murder has been arrested, police said.

4 hours ago

'Affluenza' Mom Tonya Couch Indicted on 2 Felony Charges

'Affluenza' Mom Tonya Couch Indicted on 2 Felony Charges

The mother of a North Texas teen whose lawyers used an "affluenza" defense in a deadly 2013 drunken driving crash has been indicted on two felony charges by a Tarrant County grand jury. Because of a gag order...

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 04:56 PM EDT

Haiti-Born Cadet Weeps at His West Point Graduation

Haiti-Born Cadet Weeps at His West Point Graduation

A powerful image of a West Point cadet standing at attention, tears streaking his face, has come to symbolize the raw emotion surrounding graduation from the prestigious military academy. "At this moment, I was...

5 hours ago

1 Person Arrested Following Woman's Abduction in Meriden

1 Person Arrested Following Woman's Abduction in Meriden

One person has been arrested after a woman was abducted in Meriden on Thursday morning.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 02:53 PM EDT

Police Get to Know Community Through 'Coffee with a Cop'

Police Get to Know Community Through 'Coffee with a Cop'

Wethersfield police and state police are making an effort to get to know community members through an initiative called “Coffee with a Cop.”

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 03:40 PM EDT

Torrington Public Schools Employee Charged With Harassment

Torrington Public Schools Employee Charged With Harassment

The director of Secondary Education for the Torrington Public Schools has been arrested, accused of harassing another board of education employee.

27 minutes ago

Baylor Demotes President, Fires Football Coach

Baylor Demotes President, Fires Football Coach

Baylor University demoted school President Ken Starr and fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against players.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 05:20 PM EDT

Shipwreck From 1800s Uncovered in Boston

Shipwreck From 1800s Uncovered in Boston

A construction project in Boston has led to the discovery of a nearly 200-year-old shipwreck. The remains of a wooden vessel from the mid- to late-19th century were discovered Wednesday by construction crews on...

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 05:34 PM EDT

Miss. to Join States Suing Over Transgender Bathroom Policy

Miss. to Join States Suing Over Transgender Bathroom Policy

Mississippi plans to join 11 other states that filed a lawsuit Wednesday to block the Obama administration's transgender bathroom policy at public schools, Gov. Phil Bryant said Thursday, NBC News...

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 05:26 PM EDT

Transgender Veteran Sues Barber for Refusing to Cut Hair

Transgender Veteran Sues Barber for Refusing to Cut Hair

Two months after a Southern California barber cited scripture as a reason for denying a haircut to a transgender Army veteran, Kendall Oliver has filed suit, alleging a violation of civil rights. Oliver,...

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