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  • UConn Jan 8

    UConn Student Gets Probation in Racial Slur Case

    One of the two University of Connecticut students caught on video shouting a racial slur outside a campus apartment complex has been granted a special form of probation that could result in dismissal of the charge. A judge on Tuesday accepted Jarred Karal’s application for accelerated rehabilitation. Karal, 21, of Plainville, was placed on six months of probation and ordered…

  • wethersfield shooting Jan 2

    Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Shooting, Killing Wethersfield Teen

    A Wethersfield man learned his fate inside a New Britain courtroom Thursday after a jury found him guilty of manslaughter. Noah Hendron was sentenced to 20 years in prison for his involvement in the shooting death of his friend, Vincent Basile. The shooting dates back to November of 2017. Investigators said then 18-year-old Noah Hendron and Vincent Basile were hanging…

  • Donald Trump Dec 21, 2019

    Trump’s Transformation of the Courts Barrels Onward

    Amid intense focus on impeachment and year-end deals on spending and trade, the Senate hurtled this week toward a less-heralded accomplishment: confirming another batch of conservative judges.

  • Immigration Dec 19, 2019

    Advocates Upset About ICE Agents at Milford Courthouse

    The Milford Superior Courthouse continues to be a controversial place for ICE enforcement activity. Immigration advocates are again pushing for that to change after another incident there Thursday. NBC Connecticut was shown cell phone video of an interaction between a New Haven woman and what appeared to be ICE agents inside the court house Thursday morning.   In the video,…

  • Immigration Dec 19, 2019

    Advocates Upset About ICE Agents at Milford Courthouse

    Immigration advocates are upset after they say ICE agents were profiling people at the Milford courthouse on Thursday.

  • courts Dec 11, 2019

    Ellington Man Accused of Having ‘Sex Dungeon’ Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

    An Ellington man and Manchester hotel owner accused of having a “sex dungeon” and facing sex trafficking and sexual assault charges in Connecticut has pleaded guilty to federal child pornography charges. Simon Hessler, 47, pleaded guilty in Bridgeport federal court Wednesday to one count of production of child pornography. According to the US Attorney’s office, between July 2016 and November 2018…

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