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#Connecticut

# connecticut - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Families of Sandy Hook school shooting victims agree €64 million settlement with gun maker
# US
# US

Families of Sandy Hook school shooting victims agree €64 million settlement with gun maker

Feb 15th 2022, 8:35 PM 17,036 Views 0 Comments

The families and a survivor of the Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut sued Remington in 2015.

# connecticut - Friday 13 November, 2020

Two people killed in an apparent steam explosion at a US veterans' hospital
# Connecticut
# Connecticut

Two people killed in an apparent steam explosion at a US veterans' hospital

Nov 13th 2020, 4:45 PM 10,539 Views 0 Comments

West Haven firefighters described it as a “steam explosion” at a facilities building a short distance from the hospital.

# connecticut - Friday 21 June, 2019

Seamus Power off to promising start after hitting five birdies at Travelers Championship
# PGA Tour
From The42
# PGA Tour

Seamus Power off to promising start after hitting five birdies at Travelers Championship

Jun 21st 2019, 10:52 AM 2,569 Views 0 Comments

The Waterford native is currently two shots off the lead in Connecticut.

# connecticut - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

US jury orders wife of Seán Dunne to pay €18 million to bankruptcy trustee
# Courts
# Courts

US jury orders wife of Seán Dunne to pay €18 million to bankruptcy trustee

Jun 5th 2019, 11:12 AM 29,795 Views 0 Comments

The unanimous decision from the 10-person jury was the result of a five-week civil trial.

# connecticut - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Man arrested after 46 people overdose at park in Connecticut
# Marijuana
# Marijuana

Man arrested after 46 people overdose at park in Connecticut

Aug 16th 2018, 9:23 AM 26,468 Views 31 Comments

No deaths were reported, but officials said two people suffered life-threatening symptoms.

# connecticut - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths

Nov 14th 2017, 10:00 PM 10,388 Views 22 Comments

Families were back in court today – last year a lawsuit was thrown out of court.

# connecticut - Thursday 2 November, 2017

US college student charged with smearing bodily fluids on roommate's bag amid racism allegations
# University Of Hartford
# University Of Hartford

US college student charged with smearing bodily fluids on roommate's bag amid racism allegations

Nov 2nd 2017, 7:56 AM 53,635 Views 0 Comments

Brianna Brochu also allegedly wrote online that she put her roommate’s toothbrush “where the sun doesn’t shine”.

# connecticut - Monday 2 October, 2017

Pics: The world's largest exhibition of Famine-related art is coming to Ireland
# History
# History

Pics: The world's largest exhibition of Famine-related art is coming to Ireland

Oct 2nd 2017, 9:30 PM 14,819 Views 66 Comments

The artworks, which are currently on display at a museum in Connecticut, will be displayed in Ireland for eight months next year.

# connecticut - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Video: Pilot escapes with minor injuries after small plane smashes into a tree
# Connecticut
# Connecticut

Video: Pilot escapes with minor injuries after small plane smashes into a tree

Sep 12th 2017, 1:06 PM 10,447 Views 22 Comments

An aviation investigation has been launched.

# connecticut - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Husband charged with wife's murder after Fitbit contradicts his version of events
# Connecticut
# Connecticut

Husband charged with wife's murder after Fitbit contradicts his version of events

Apr 25th 2017, 11:00 PM 35,093 Views 0 Comments

Connie Dabate’s Fitbit was logging steps after the time her husband told police she was killed.

# connecticut - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Trump and Hillary have destroyed the opposition yet again in the latest US primaries
# Closer And Closer
# Closer And Closer

Trump and Hillary have destroyed the opposition yet again in the latest US primaries

Apr 27th 2016, 7:16 AM 17,538 Views 72 Comments

Donald Trump won all five states up for grabs yesterday, with Hillary Clinton emerging victorious in four.

# connecticut - Saturday 26 March, 2016

The 1984 drugs bust that shocked JFK's old posh school
# The Preppie Connection
# The Preppie Connection

The 1984 drugs bust that shocked JFK's old posh school

Mar 26th 2016, 3:00 PM 19,179 Views 6 Comments

The students involved – now almost 50 – recently watched a film based on the events

# connecticut - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Man accused of shaving head and taking weight loss pills to fake cancer
# Tyler Tomer
# Tyler Tomer

Man accused of shaving head and taking weight loss pills to fake cancer

Mar 5th 2016, 8:30 AM 24,605 Views 0 Comments

He appeared in court this week.

# connecticut - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Son charged with murder as parents' remains found months after their disappearance
# Connecticut
# Connecticut

Son charged with murder as parents' remains found months after their disappearance

Oct 31st 2015, 4:41 PM 26,156 Views 6 Comments

His girlfriend has also been arrested.

# connecticut - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Woman sues 12-year-old nephew for "forceful" hug that broke her wrist
# See You In Court Buddy
# See You In Court Buddy

Woman sues 12-year-old nephew for "forceful" hug that broke her wrist

Oct 13th 2015, 10:26 PM 42,630 Views 93 Comments

She was demanding $127,000 for injuries that made it “difficult to hold [her] hors d’oeuvre plate.”

# connecticut - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Serial killer 'no longer a threat' after remains of seven women found behind US shopping centre
# Murder
# Murder

Serial killer 'no longer a threat' after remains of seven women found behind US shopping centre

May 12th 2015, 12:22 PM 35,315 Views 11 Comments

The suspect’s name has not been released by police, but they say there is no threat to the public.

# connecticut - Monday 11 May, 2015

Watch this 102-year-old woman with her birthday cake, and wait for it...
# Crumbs
From The Daily Edge
# Crumbs

Watch this 102-year-old woman with her birthday cake, and wait for it...

May 11th 2015, 3:15 PM 7,801 Views 2 Comments

Seriously. Wait for it.

# connecticut - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat
# Bomb Scare
# Bomb Scare

Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat

Oct 1st 2014, 6:27 PM 9,430 Views 34 Comments

That’s where 26 children and teachers were shot dead in 2012.

# connecticut - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Someone stole an autistic man's birthday money... so police raised €1,000 as a surprise present
# Good Guy Cops
From The Daily Edge
# Good Guy Cops

Someone stole an autistic man's birthday money... so police raised €1,000 as a surprise present

Sep 16th 2014, 6:00 PM 17,046 Views 13 Comments

They’ve also arrested a suspect after thousands of people viewed the crime on YouTube.

# connecticut - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Nama and Ulster Bank block Sean Dunne's bid to dismiss bankruptcy
# This Ain't Over
# This Ain't Over

Nama and Ulster Bank block Sean Dunne's bid to dismiss bankruptcy

Aug 28th 2014, 8:40 AM 9,167 Views 29 Comments

Showdown…

# connecticut - Thursday 3 July, 2014

"I was cold-clocked without warning": Irish author assaulted in Connecticut
# Colum McCann
# Colum McCann

"I was cold-clocked without warning": Irish author assaulted in Connecticut

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:20 PM 14,732 Views 19 Comments

“I had a severe concussion, a broken cheekbone, some broken teeth and a spirit that has been temporarily bruised,” Colum McCann said.

# connecticut - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Sean Dunne's wife could be questioned during bankruptcy case
# Bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy

Sean Dunne's wife could be questioned during bankruptcy case

May 21st 2014, 10:28 AM 6,124 Views 10 Comments

The court has also ordered the former developer to produce more financial documents within the next two weeks.

# connecticut - Sunday 18 May, 2014

For sale: One home owned by an Oscar-winning director. The price? $27.5 million
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

For sale: One home owned by an Oscar-winning director. The price? $27.5 million

May 18th 2014, 5:00 PM 38,404 Views 35 Comments

Ron Howard is selling his mansion in Connecticut. Let’s have a look around.

# connecticut - Monday 28 April, 2014

Paul Simon and wife Edie Brickell arrested for disorderly conduct
# Disgraceland
# Disgraceland

Paul Simon and wife Edie Brickell arrested for disorderly conduct

Apr 28th 2014, 5:48 PM 33,988 Views 34 Comments

The couple are due to appear before a judge today.

# connecticut - Friday 10 January, 2014

Man ram-raids petrol station, then steals only a single banana
# Bananas
From The Daily Edge
# Bananas

Man ram-raids petrol station, then steals only a single banana

Jan 10th 2014, 8:02 AM 1,468 Views 0 Comments

He must have really needed that banana.

# connecticut - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Harrowing Sandy Hook 911 calls made public
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

Harrowing Sandy Hook 911 calls made public

Dec 5th 2013, 11:27 AM 9,315 Views 17 Comments

Victims’ families had fought to suppress the tapes, fearing that they would cause distress.

# connecticut - Monday 25 November, 2013

Sandy Hook shooter 'was obsessed by Columbine', but motive for massacre still unknown
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook shooter 'was obsessed by Columbine', but motive for massacre still unknown

Nov 25th 2013, 9:41 PM 19,892 Views 71 Comments

New details about the devastating massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut nearly a year ago have emerged in a report published today.

# connecticut - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Would you return €70k you found in a desk bought online?
# Good Samaritan
From The Daily Edge
# Good Samaritan

Would you return €70k you found in a desk bought online?

Nov 12th 2013, 6:00 PM 38,974 Views 132 Comments

This guy did.

# connecticut - Monday 4 November, 2013

Armed man arrested in Connecticut university lockdown
# Connecticut
# Connecticut

Armed man arrested in Connecticut university lockdown

Nov 4th 2013, 8:14 PM 8,612 Views 10 Comments

The campus issued an alert earlier today to all staff and students to stay indoors and close all windows until told to do otherwise.

# connecticut - Monday 19 August, 2013

These people rang 911 because they couldn't watch TV
# Cable Outage
From The Daily Edge
# Cable Outage

These people rang 911 because they couldn't watch TV

Aug 19th 2013, 11:29 AM 4,177 Views 0 Comments

“Previously on AMC’s Breaking B…”

# connecticut - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Pics: Plane crashes into houses, four found dead
# Connecticut
# Connecticut

Pics: Plane crashes into houses, four found dead

Aug 10th 2013, 7:10 PM 22,064 Views 9 Comments

The propeller-driven plane struck two small homes near Tweed New Haven Airport in Connecticut, USA. The victims have not yet been identified.

Classroom door locks and communication devices vital for school security
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

Classroom door locks and communication devices vital for school security

Aug 10th 2013, 5:30 PM 6,910 Views 30 Comments

Panel looking at how schools can increase their security following Newtown massacre says simple steps are the most effective.

# connecticut - Friday 14 June, 2013

Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage
# Newtown
# Newtown

Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage

Jun 14th 2013, 6:55 AM 5,272 Views 21 Comments

The shootings took place on 14 December last, when deranged Adam Lanza shot his mother and then 26 others, including 20 children.

# connecticut - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Photos: Most expensive house in America is up for sale priced €145 million
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Photos: Most expensive house in America is up for sale priced €145 million

Jun 2nd 2013, 6:00 PM 55,909 Views 89 Comments

Let’s have a gawk.

# connecticut - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Irish author's book to help Newtown survivors overcome grief
# Colum McCann
# Colum McCann

Irish author's book to help Newtown survivors overcome grief

May 18th 2013, 7:00 AM 5,860 Views 0 Comments

70 copies of Colum McCann’s ‘Let The Great World Spin’ have been given to staff and students at Newtown, Connecticut.

# connecticut - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Bankrupt developer Sean Dunne reveals liabilities of €718 million
# Bankrupt
# Bankrupt

Bankrupt developer Sean Dunne reveals liabilities of €718 million

May 4th 2013, 11:21 AM 12,546 Views 103 Comments

The bankruptcy filing also reveals that he has an average monthly income of €17,000 per month.

# connecticut - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'

Apr 9th 2013, 8:42 AM 4,827 Views 4 Comments

The US president gave his second big speech on gun control in a week in a Connecticut town close to where the Sandy Hook massacre took place.

# connecticut - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre

Apr 4th 2013, 8:11 AM 8,165 Views 90 Comments

Connecticut is set to become the third state to vote in new gun control rules following the Newtown shooting.

# connecticut - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Sean Dunne declares bankruptcy in US
# Sean Dunne
# Sean Dunne

Sean Dunne declares bankruptcy in US

Mar 31st 2013, 11:34 AM 15,557 Views 98 Comments

The former property devleoper filed for bankruptcy at a Connecticut court on Friday, citing assets of between $1 – 10 million and debts in the region of $500 million – $1 billion.

# connecticut - Friday 22 February, 2013

Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents

Feb 22nd 2013, 9:41 AM 1,916 Views 16 Comments

Biden advocated a series of proposals, including universal background checks for gun owners, a ban on many military-style weapons and a limit on the size of magazines.

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