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Connecticut Crime

Human Remains Stolen From Cemetery Found In Man's Home, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 12.07.2015 | Crime

Everyone has a few skeletons in the closet, but police say that Amador Medina had five.  The 32-year-old man is in custody after police report&nb...

Slain Couple's Son Allegedly Texted Girlfriend 'Perfect Plan' To Kill Parents

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 11.02.2015 | Crime

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Camera Captures Teen's Jump From Alleged Abductor's Car

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.08.2015 | Crime

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'Sick Ripper' Called Van His 'Murder Mobile,' Court Documents Say

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.24.2015 | Crime

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Missing Dad Texted Son, 'Did You Hurt Mom?'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.11.2015 | Crime

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Police Reportedly Search Home Of Wealthy Missing Couple's Son

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.20.2015 | Crime

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Report: Connecticut Gun Control Law Sharply Reduced Gun-Related Violence

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics

A 1995 law that made it more difficult to purchase a handgun in Connecticut radically reduced gun-related homicides in the state, according to a Johns...

Man Allegedly Threatens Connecticut Town To 'Be Ready For A Hail Of Bullets'

AP | Posted 01.05.2015 | Crime

EAST LYME, Conn. (AP) — An 18-year-old man was arrested after allegedly threatening that a Connecticut town "better be ready for the hail of bullets...

Mother, Insurance Executive Murdered While Out For Late Jog

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 11.24.2014 | Crime

Detectives in Connecticut are investigating the death of a woman who police say was fatally stabbed in the chest while out for an evening jog. Mel...

Man Arrested For Alleged Aggressive Mopping

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.15.2014 | Weird News

When John Thornton visited the Double Tree Hotel in Bristol, Connecticut, on Monday night, he apparently did not like the mop job being done by a fema...

Trooper Sentenced For Stealing From Dying Motorcycle Crash Victim

AP | Posted 10.11.2014 | Crime

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut state trooper has been sentenced to serve a year in prison for stealing cash and a gold crucifix from ...

Cop Answers For Stealing Dead Motorcyclist's Crucifix, Cash

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.18.2014 | Crime

A 19-year veteran of the Connecticut State Police has accepted responsibility for stealing cash and jewelry from a deceased accident victim. Aaron ...

Dad Leaves Toddler In Idling Car, Toddler Puts Car In Drive: Police

AP | Posted 03.03.2014 | Crime

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man is in custody after police say he left his 2-year-old daughter alone in his idling car and she put the...

Inmate Wins $12,000 In Court Over Filthy Mattress

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 01.31.2014 | Crime

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut prisoner forced to sleep on a mattress that smelled of mildew and missing much of its stuffing was awarded $12...

Newtown Gunman's Father Meets With Connecticut Officials

AP | Posted 01.24.2014 | Crime

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The father of the gunman in the Sandy Hook Elementary School killings has met with a Connecticut official and agreed to help ...

Private Investigator Gets Prison For Bribing Witness

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

ROCKVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A former private investigator has been sentenced to four years in prison for bribing a witness to recant testimony in a murd...

Man Named Noel Arrested For Climbing Christmas Tree

AP | Posted 12.18.2013 | Weird News

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man named Noel who climbed a tree decorated with Christmas lights has been arrested. The electricity for the ...

Convicted Killer Released After 27 Years

AP | Posted 11.15.2013 | Crime

EAST LYME, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman who spent 27 years in prison for the murder of a pregnant woman was released Friday — four years early...

Dad Drugged Daughter With Benadryl So He Could Rape Her Friend: Cops

Posted 11.12.2013 | Crime

A Connecticut father allegedly drugged his daughter with Benadryl so he could rape her 12-year-old friend. Robert Chesters, a widowed father of th...

Sex Offender Abuses Girl She Is Babysitting, Films It: Cops

Posted 10.07.2013 | Crime

A registered sex offender was arrested again last month after allegedly filming herself abusing a 3-year-old girl she was babysitting. Angela Mart...

'I Just Lost It': Man Allegedly Beats Wife's Head With Baseball Bat

Posted 09.13.2013 | Crime

Police say a wealthy Connecticut man who viciously beat his wife with a baseball bat told them he "just lost it." Michael DeMaio, 55, was charged w...

Florida Man Committed To Psychiatric Hospital In Cannibalism Case

AP | Posted 11.10.2013 | Crime

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A Florida man who killed a vagrant with an ax and ate his brain and eyes has been committed to a maximum-security psychiatri...

Biker Shot Self, Blamed Made-Up, Hoodie-Wearing Gang

Posted 08.30.2013 | Weird News

Talk about shooting yourself in the foot -- or the leg, as the case may be. Police say Wendell Docteur, 22, accidentally shot himself while riding ...

Woman Arrested After Calling Cops On Her Pimp

AP | Posted 07.30.2013 | Weird News

WEST HAVEN, Conn. — A woman has been charged with prostitution in Connecticut after calling police to complain about how she was being treated b...

'This Time I'm Not Admitting It,' Says Accused Child Rapist: Cops

Posted 05.15.2013 | Crime

A Connecticut man accused of raping a 10-year-old girl allegedly told police that "this time" he won't admit to the crime. Gary Gray, 42, was livi...