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CT woman nets 2 yrs. for $1.7M theft

Gregory Seay |

A Wethersfield woman who stole $1.7 million from a Connecticut computer software firm where she was payroll manager will spend two years in federal prison, authorities say.

CT firms tied to bad foundations extend ban

Gregory Seay |

Two Connecticut companies involved in supplying cement and aggregate tied to dozens of crumbling house foundations have extended for a year their state pact to no longer provide those building...

CT man convicted in $4M 'fencing' scheme

Gregory Seay |

A former Durham man convicted Wednesday faces up to 15 years in federal prison for his role in a “large-scale'' fencing operation that cost retailers more than $4 million in shoplifted...

Connecticut wins early round in casino court fight with MGM

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT MIRROR |

A federal appeals court Wednesday ruled against MGM Resorts International, the owner of a casino under construction in Springfield, in the first round of what is expected to be a protracted legal...

CT adds course to help released inmates prepare for workforce

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut departments of Labor (CTDOL) and Correction (DOC) have jointly created a new 10-hour construction safety and health training class for inmates near the end of their sentences and...

Charter Oak Health Center settles whistleblower case

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford-based Charter Oak Health Center and its former CEO have agreed to settle a six-year-old whistleblower case in which authorities had accused the company of firing three employees in...

Sandy Hook families threaten NBC over Alex Jones interview

CNN Money |

Families of several victims of the Sandy Hook massacre have threatened legal action against NBC News ahead of the airing of Megyn Kelly's widely criticized interview with notorious conspiracy...

Jepsen, U.S. AGs probe opioid sales practices

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut is working with a bipartisan coalition of U.S. attorneys general in an ongoing investigation to evaluate whether pharmaceutical manufacturers have engaged in unlawful practices connected...

Bristol woman guilty in unfolding IRS-debt scam

Gregory Seay |

A Bristol woman involved in an unfolding Internal Revenue Service impersonation scam in the U.S. and Canada pleaded guilty to a fraud charge that could land her prison for up to 20 years, prosecutors...

Centerplan: Talks at 'impasse' in Hartford ballpark case

Patricia Daddona |

Centerplan Construction says efforts to mediate its $90 million lawsuit against the city of Hartford over its firing from the Dunkin' Donuts Park construction have reached an impasse.

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