HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Unilever has agreed to pay $4.5 million after pleading guilty to two felony environmental violations at its former health and beauty products manufacturing plant in Clinton. The U.S. Attorney's office says Unilever Home and Personal Care USA pleaded guilty to violations of the Clean Water Act.
AVON, Conn. (AP) - A post office clerk in Avon has been charged with secretly using a cellphone to record a co-worker. Forty-two-year-old Craig D'Angelo was arrested Friday and charged with voyeurism. Avon police say a U.S. Postal Service agent contacted them in October over a complaint about possible voyeurism inside the post office. Avon police said a search of D'Angelo's cellphone and personal computer did not turn up evidence of any other victims.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - The families of a woman and three children who drowned when a van rolled into a Bridgeport pond in 2007 have settled a lawsuit against the dealership that sold the van. The Connecticut Post reports the van was parked at Beardsley Park when it began rolling down a hill. Michelle McIntosh ran after the van but couldn't stop it and drowned with the children inside. An investigation determined one of the children had shifted the transmission into drive.
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Job security remains a top issue for the Pratt & Whitney machinists union as it heads into the final days of contract negotiations with management. The union says on its website it's not close to recommending a contract to members. A vote is scheduled for Sunday.
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