HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The state Office of Child Advocate has criticized state child welfare officials for their handling of a transgender girl held at a Connecticut detention center for boys. The child advocate's agency calls a July 13th announcement by the Department of Children and Families of a fight the previous day involving her and four others that led to her being moved a psychiatric treatment center a "public shaming."
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say the case of two murder victims who went unidentified for 19 years has been cracked with the arrest of a 70-year-old Ohio man accused of killing his wife. Robert Honsch is charged with murder. Authorities say he shot his 53-year-old wife Marcia in the head. A week earlier, the body of a young female, also shot in the head, had been found in a parking area behind a strip mall in New Britain, Connecticut.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A federal judge in New Haven has sentenced a former Wall Street trader to two years in prison for securities fraud, saying he took advantage of a government bailout program. Judge Janet Hall sentenced Jesse Litvak yesterday, imposing a fine of $1.75 million as well.
FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) - The Republican governor candidates say more than 100 jobs at a United Technologies subsidiary are leaving Connecticut for Florida, but the company reports something different. United Technologies' building and industrial systems says "approximately 25 to 50 North America based employees" will be relocated. It's unclear how many, if any, are from Connecticut.
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