ORANGE, Conn. (AP) - A 22-year-old man has been arraigned on a murder charge in the killing of his mother in Orange. Timothy Granata appeared Friday in Derby Superior Court. Bail was kept at $2 million. Police Chief Robert Gagne tells The New Haven Register Timothy Granata was arrested Thursday afternoon after the body of 58-year-old Claudia Granata was found at her home.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A judge has rejected a motion by lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to dismiss charges stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man whose body was found near the former Patriot player's home. Hernandez's lawyers argued that prosecutors hadn't shown probable cause to sustain the murder charge against the Bristol native in the death of Odin Lloyd and hadn't presented any evidence or motive for the slaying.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - New Haven police say they are searching for three suspects after an early morning home invasion. Assistant Police Chief Archie Generoso says the men were armed when they broke into a home on Whittlesey Avenue at about 3 this morning. One of two people living in the home was struck by the intruders and was hospitalized with minor injuries.
SALISBURY, Conn. (AP) - Close to 1,000 bicyclists are gathering in Salisbury for a 100-mile ride to help cancer survivors. The CT Challenge ride begins in Lakeville today and finishes in Westport. There also will be rides of between 10 and 100 miles tomorrow, all which start and finish at the Fairfield County Hunt Club in Westport.
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