STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - A woman has pleaded guilty to setting fire to a Stamford home that belonged to her ex-boyfriend's mother. Authorities tell The Advocate of Stamford 34-year-old Felicia Langley of Norwalk set the fire days after discovering that her ex-boyfriend had married her cousin. The fire set in August 2012 caused more than $100,000 in damage. She faces a year in prison.
ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) - A push to end homelessness among Connecticut veterans by 2015 is generating renewed interest in the state's Veterans Home at Rocky Hill. A spokesman for Governor Dannel Malloy says the administration is creating a working group that will determine the best way forward for the 90-acre complex that serves military veterans. Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman will lead the effort.
NEW YORK (AP) - A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast. Months ago, the flu season seemed to be winding down. But health officials on Friday reported widespread flu-like illnesses in six states, including Connecticut. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the flu season started in December and peaked by mid-January, and most of the illnesses were swine flu.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Despite the long winter, Connecticut's environmental agency says nearly 390,000 trout are being stocked for today's opening day of fishing season. More than 200 truckloads of trout are being released into 100 lakes and ponds and 194 rivers and streams.
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