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Boy's Death a Homicide; White Deer Spotted; TV Anchor Sues Ice Rink; Ex-Southington School Board Member Arrested; Missing People Found

Boy's Death a Homicide; White Deer Spotted; TV Anchor Sues Ice Rink; Ex-Southington School Board Member Arrested; Missing People Found

Also: Cops Say DNA IDs Sledgehammer Jewelry Thief; 3:45 AM Hoax Has Norwalk Cops Out in Force; Branford Firefighters Do Ice Bucket Challenge
Simsbury Grange to Host Agricultural Fair Sept. 13

Simsbury Grange to Host Agricultural Fair Sept. 13

Simsbury Grange will host its annual Agricultural Fair on Saturday, September 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Teacher's Aide Caught With Child Porn; New Candidate in Governor's Race; Rubber Duck Derby; Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Teacher's Aide Caught With Child Porn; New Candidate in Governor's Race; Rubber Duck Derby; Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Plus Ret. Marine Killed in Motorcycle Accident Sunday, Southbury Police Officers Acquiring More Body Cameras, Blood Drive Honors Late Sgt.
Man Fakes Death to Avoid Wedding; Uncle Accused of Stabbing 1-Year-Old Niece to Death; Pregnant ALS Patient Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Man Fakes Death to Avoid Wedding; Uncle Accused of Stabbing 1-Year-Old Niece to Death; Pregnant ALS Patient Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Plus, a handyman accused of forging a deceased woman's checks, a police officer seen on video hitting a suspect, a DUI with two kids in car.
5 People Rescued as Boat Sinks; Mom Leaves Son In Car While At the Bar; State Trooper Charged With DUI

5 People Rescued as Boat Sinks; Mom Leaves Son In Car While At the Bar; State Trooper Charged With DUI

CT Gov. Dannel P. Malloy takes the ALS ice bucket challenge and a Naugatuck man is charged with sexual assault.
Dead Baby Found in Trash Can in CT; Children Left In Car; Two Youths Arrested For Painting Swastikas

Dead Baby Found in Trash Can in CT; Children Left In Car; Two Youths Arrested For Painting Swastikas

Bret Michaels entertains 50,000 people in Milford and an amazing and inspiration young East Haven singer.
Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

The popular fall-flavored drink will be returning Aug. 25, nearly a month before the official start of autumn.
Tax Free Week in CT; Robin Williams Film Festival; Man Swipes 8 Cases of Beer, Police Say

Tax Free Week in CT; Robin Williams Film Festival; Man Swipes 8 Cases of Beer, Police Say

Plus Milford’s Oyster Festival, a flea market weekend, and more from our Connecticut Patches.
Swastikas in Stratford; Autistic Boy's Singing Talent; Yale Expels Two Students

Swastikas in Stratford; Autistic Boy's Singing Talent; Yale Expels Two Students

Plus a used book sale, an attempt to blow up a mailbox, an artisan fair, and more from our CT Patches.
Granby 4-H Club Preps for 78th Annual Hartford County 4-H Fair

Granby 4-H Club Preps for 78th Annual Hartford County 4-H Fair

Fair includes antique tractor pull, goat and rabbit knowledge test, llama and dog shows and more!
Drug Factory Arrest; Paralyzed Turtle Perseveres; ALS Challenge; Bank Robbing Spree

Drug Factory Arrest; Paralyzed Turtle Perseveres; ALS Challenge; Bank Robbing Spree

A round-up of Connecticut Patch articles from Wednesday, August 13.
Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

When The Game Stands Tall is coming to theaters Aug. 22.
Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

When The Game Stands Tall is based on the true story of a California high school football team that won 151 consecutive games.
National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for Portions of Connecticut

National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for Portions of Connecticut

Flash flood watch in effect until 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.
Robin Williams Remembered; Animal Cruelty Arrest; Young Children Left In a Running Car

Robin Williams Remembered; Animal Cruelty Arrest; Young Children Left In a Running Car

Elderly Newtown resident found safely and Milford woman, who plunged 30-feet in her car over a seawall, charged with unsafe backing.
Malloy Signs New Law That Expands Use of Interlocking Devices in DUI Cases

Malloy Signs New Law That Expands Use of Interlocking Devices in DUI Cases

Governor signs bipartisan bill in Fairfield that requires installation of ignition locks after first drunk driving offense.
Suicide Prevention Info Needed in Wake of Robin Williams' Suicide

Suicide Prevention Info Needed in Wake of Robin Williams' Suicide

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7. Call (800) 273-TALK (8255) to be connected to a trained counselor.
Car Flips Over Seawall; Agricultural Fairs; Rollerblading Stunt; Super Moon Gallery

Car Flips Over Seawall; Agricultural Fairs; Rollerblading Stunt; Super Moon Gallery

A round-up of Connecticut Patch articles from Monday, August 11.
Heavy Rains Headed to Connecticut Beginning Late Tuesday

Heavy Rains Headed to Connecticut Beginning Late Tuesday

Up to 3 inches of rain is possible.
Summer Bucket List: Top 10 To-Do List in Hartford, Tolland and Windham Counties

Summer Bucket List: Top 10 To-Do List in Hartford, Tolland and Windham Counties

With just a few weeks left until school starts, Patch brings you a list of “Top 10” things to do before summer’s over.