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Body Cam Shows Officer Rescuing Man from Jumping off a Roof.

A Connecticut police officer saved a man from committing suicide by jumping off a roof, according to footage taken from the officer's body cam.

- Breitbart - US

Murdered woman's Fitbit data inconsistent with husband's story, police say.

Police who charged a Connecticut man with the murder of his wife are citing electronic evidence, including data from her Fitbit fitness tracker. Richard Dabate,…

- ABA Journal - US

Cop's dash to save man's life caught on police body cam.

Dramatic video captured by a Connecticut police officer's body camera shows the stunning moments as he rushed to save a man who was attempting to jump off a building.

- Global News - CA

US submarine returns to Connecticut after 6-month deployment.

The USS New Mexico's commanding officer, Cmdr. Dan Reiss, said they traveled more than 37,000 miles in the North Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, about 6,000 miles more than usual in a deployment.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Olympus Partners said to mull US$900m Phoenix services sale.

NE WYORK, April 27 — Olympus Partners, a Stamford, Connecticut-based private equity firm, is considering a sale of steel mill support-services company Phoenix Services, people familiar with the matter said. The buyout firm is in talks with...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Police pieced together that a husband may have murdered his wife based on her Facebook posts and Fitbit data.

Mark Mirko A murdered woman's FitBit data led Connecticut police to arrest her husband in connection with the death, the Hartford Courant reports. In December 2015, Connie Dabate was shot in her home with a .357 Magnum that her husband, Richard Dabate, 40, had bought a few months before. After more than a year of ...

- Business Insider - US

Connecticut husband charged with murder of wife after her Fitbit data ruins his cover story.

His wife's Fitbit data showed her moving around about an hour after he claimed a stranger came into their house and killed her

- National Post - CA

Ex-Jefferies Group trader sentenced to two years for fraud.

A federal judge in Connecticut on Wednesday sentenced a former Jefferies Group bond trader to serve two years in prison and pay a $2 million fine after he was found guilty earlier this year of defrauding customers on bond prices. A jury in January found Jesse Litvak guilty of one of 10 criminal charges he had faced, a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Move over, Superman! NIST method sees through concrete to detect early-stage corrosion.

When you suffer a fall, an on-the-field collision or some other traumatic blow, the first thing the doctor will do is take an X-ray, CT scan or MRI to determine if anything has been damaged internally. Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology are using the same principle, but in a more powerful ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Former Jefferies Group trader sentenced to two years for fraud.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A federal judge in Connecticut on Wednesday sentenced a former Jefferies Group bond trader to two years in prison and to pay a $2 million fine after he was found guilty earlier this year of defrauding customers on bond prices.

- Reuters - US

Former Jefferies Group trader sentenced to two years for fraud.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A federal judge in Connecticut on Wednesday sentenced a former Jefferies Group bond trader to two years in prison and to pay a $2 million fine after he was found guilty earlier this year of defrauding customers on bond prices.

- Yahoo! News - US

Yale grad students pledge hunger strike to press union bid

NEW HAVEN, Conn. " As a union push stalls at Yale University, organizers are stepping up pressure to bring the administration to the negotiating table. A group of eight graduate students has vowed to go on a hunger strike until...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

US Supreme Court takes narrow view on tribal immunity

The US Supreme Court took a narrow view Tuesday on the immunity from lawsuits enjoyed by Native American tribes, which are treated in some respects like sovereign states that cannot be sued in American courts. In a case involving a limousine driver who rear-ended a car on a Connecticut freeway, the highest court in the land ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Connecticut police use Fitbit to charge man with wife's murder

Police in Connecticut used a murdered woman's Fitbit to trace her last movements and use the information to charge her husband as the killer, despite his claims the couple were the victims of a home invasion. The Hartford Courant reported how detectives used Connie Dabate's exercise tracker and phon...

- The Raw Story - US

India- CT Scan rules out stroke, proves Eman Ahmed is healthy

India- CT Scan rules out stroke, proves Eman Ahmed is healthy...

- MENAFN - JO

Strangers raise $31,000 for Connecticut man who takes care of stray cats

The stray cats of Hartford, Connecticut, have a hero in Willie Ortiz. The 76-year-old grandfather and retired welder has spent the last two decades feeding and taking care of feral and stray cats who call the streets home. He drives 22 miles a day in his 1988 Silverado to drop off food at 16 locations in Hartford and East ...

- The Week - US

Victim's FitBit Data Plays Part In Husband's Arrest For Her Murder

A murdered Connecticut woman may not be able to point out the person who killed her, but police say data obtained from her FitBit fitness tracker helped lead to the arrest of her husband. According to an arrest report obtained by the Hartford Courant, in Dec. 2015, the suspect's husband said he received a notification on ...

- The Consumerist - US

Electric Boat selected for $95.6 million ballistic missile tube contract

Washington Apr 24, 2017 The U.S. Navy announced it is moving forward with it's Ohio Replacement Program, designed to replace the venerable Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine. A key part of the program includes the missile compartment project, which the Electric Boat Corporation of Groton, Conn., secured in a contract ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

This murdered woman's Fitbit led authorities to arrest her husband

After Connie Dabate was killed in her Connecticut home, just two days before Christmas 2015, her obituary described her as "beloved wife and best friend of Richard Dabate." Fast-forward more than a year later and her "best friend" is the lead suspect charged with his 39-year-old wife's murder,thanks in part to her Fitbit, ...

- Mashable! - US

Man charged with murder of wife after her Fitbit device casts doubt over 'intruder' story

Richard Dabate claims an unknown intruder killed wife Connie at their home in Connecticut.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Police: Murder suspect's alibi at odds with victim's Fitbit data

A suspected murderer gave police an alibi so outlandish — it involves a masked assailant with a voice like Vin Diesel's who was ultimately chased off with a blowtorch — that the fact a Fitbit could hold the key to whether he is telling the truth isn't the strangest part of the story. Richard Dabate told authorities that ...

- The Week - US

Sport24.co.za | Chiefs stunned by CT City's last-gasp winner

Cape Town City have beaten Kaizer Chiefs in a pulsating PSL encounter at the Cape Town Stadium.

- News24.com - ZA

Police say small-plane crash killed man, injured his son

WALLINGFORD, Conn. " Federal authorities say a doctor and his son were practicing touch-and-go landings when their small plane crashed in Connecticut, killing the father and seriously injuring the son.The crash happened Monday...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Fitbit contradicts husband's story of wife's murder - police

The Connecticut man said his wife was killed by an intruder with a voice like actor Vin Diesel's.

- BBC - UK

Man charged with wife's murder after her FitBit contradicts his timeline of events

A man in Connecticut, US, has been charged with murdering his wife after police allege that his story that she was killed by a burglar was untrue - as based on evidence from her FitBit.Richard Dabate, a 40-year-old computer technician,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Police are using Fitbit records to build a case against a man accused of killing his wife in 2015

FitbitELLINGTON, Conn. — Police in Connecticut have cited Fitbit records in an arrest warrant for a 40-year-old man charged with killing his wife in 2015. Richard Dabate faces murder, tampering with evidence and making a false statement charges in the fatal shooting of 39-year-old Connie Dabate on Dec. 23, 2015. ...

- Business Insider - US

Police: Wife's Fitbit logs steps after husband says she died

Police in Connecticut have cited Fitbit records in an arrest warrant for a 40-year-old man charged with killing his wife in 2015.

- WRAL.com - US

Man dies, son injured in Connecticut plane crash

The crash of a small plane in Connecticut killed one man on board and injured his son, Wallingford, Conn., police said.

- UPI - US

How Dolphins Do It in Water…with Weird, Complex Genitalia

Being a scientist can be a strange job. Like on the days when your work involves inserting the artificially inflated penis of a dead dolphin into the recently thawed vagina of another dead dolphin, all inside a CT scanner.

- Livescience.com - US

Police say small-plane crash killed man, injured his son

WALLINGFORD, Conn. — Police say the crash of a small plane in Connecticut has killed a man and injured his son.

- Billings Gazette - US

Broadway Review: 'Anastasia' Brings An Animated Russian Heroine To Stage Life

It's probably inevitable that Google Maps, or a clever facsimile of Google Maps, would someday star on Broadway. And here it is in Anastasia, a sprawling expansion on the 1997 animated film, that opened tonight following a developmental run at the Hartford Stage. Alexander Dodge's set is monumental, with towering columns ...

- Deadline.com - US

Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decisions

Griswold v. Connecticut is one of the Supreme Court's most consequential and controversial decisions, and is associated with a doctrine that conservatives love to hate: substantive due process.' Evan Bernick of the Center for Judicial Engagement explains

- The Volokh Conspiracy - US

Police say small-plane crash killed man, injured his son

Police say the crash of a small plane in Connecticut has killed a man and injured his son.

- FOX News - US

Aaron Hernandez friends, family turn out for private funeral

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown is preparing for his funeral.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Diamond production at Petra's operations flat during rainy season

LSE-listed Petra Diamonds' production of 999 768 ct for the third quarter, ended March 31, was only marginally higher than the 995 905 ct it produced in the same quarter of 2016. However, run-of-mine production for the quarter increased 18% to 760 916 ct, as RoM grades improved owing to the ongoing ramp-up of underground ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Report: 1 person dead, 1 injured in Connecticut plane crash

MERIDEN, Conn. " A small airplane has crashed near an airport in Connecticut, killing one person and injuring another.The Record-Journal in Meriden reports there were two people on the plane when it...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Aaron Hernandez's mom, fiancee arrive at his private funeral

BRISTOL, Conn. — Family and friends of Aaron Hernandez arrived Monday to say their farewells to the former NFL player during a private...

- Townhall.com - US

The Latest: Lawmaker wants hearings on suicides in prisons

BRISTOL, Conn. — The Latest on the funeral for Aaron Hernandez :1:20 p.m.A Massachusetts lawmaker is asking for oversight...

- Townhall.com - US

How prepared are we for a nuclear blast? Drills this week aim to find out

JERSEY CITY , Hudson County, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, FEMA and other entities will conduct a response drill to a nuclear explosion in the New York/New Jersey area, authorities said today. The aim of the exercise, dubbed Gotham Shield, is “to expand the ability at local and nati...

- The Raw Story - US

De Beers achieves 8% y/y increase in Q1 diamond output

Diamond giant De Beers' rough diamond production increased by 8% to 7.4-million carats in the first quarter of the year, reflecting the contribution of the Gahcho Kué mine, in Canada. The joint venture mine reached commercial production on March 2 and contributed 600 000 ct to De Beers' production for the quarter.

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown prepares for funeral

BRISTOL, Conn. — Family and friends of Aaron Hernandez will say their farewells to the former NFL player during a private funeral in his hometown.

- Billings Gazette - US

Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown prepares for funeral

BRISTOL, Conn. — Family and friends of Aaron Hernandez will say their farewells to the former NFL player during a private funeral in his...

- Townhall.com - US

New Jersey cities conduct nuclear blast drills this week

JERSEY CITY , Hudson County, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, FEMA and other entities will conduct a response drill to a nuclear explosion in the New York/New Jersey area, authorities said today. The aim of the exercise, dubbed Gotham Shield, is “to expand the ability at local and nati...

- The Raw Story - US

This film shows how mercy can transform your life

Bridgeport, Conn., Apr 23, 2017 / 03:08 am .- Personal stories about God’s mercy at work in the world today are the focus of a recent Catholic-produced documentary on Divine Mercy. “These testimonies remind us that Divine Mercy is not just a devotion or theological concept – it is alive, it is present, and ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Hernandez's body brought to Connecticut funeral home

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez's body was taken to a funeral home in his Connecticut hometown Saturday, two days before his family holds a private funeral. The body arrived in … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Hernandez family planning private funeral in Connecticut

BRISTOL, Conn. — Aaron Hernandez's family is planning a private funeral for the former NFL star in his Connecticut hometown.

- Billings Gazette - US

Russian accused of running spam ring is indicted in US

A federal grand jury in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on Thursday indicted Levashov, 36, on charges including causing intentional damage to a protected computer, accessing protected computers in furtherance of fraud, and aggravated identity theft. American authorities say Levashov commanded the sprawling Kelihos botnet, which at ...

- SFGate - US

Russian accused of running spam ring is indicted in US

HARTFORD, Conn. " A Russian man described by U.S. authorities as one of the world's most notorious criminal spammers has been indicted by a federal grand jury, officials announced Friday.Pyotr Levashov, who was arrested in...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

U.S. charges Russian arrested in Spain with operating spam botnet

Peter Yuryevich Levashov, 36, was indicted on Thursday by a grand jury in Bridgeport and charged with causing intentional damage to a protected computer and wire fraud, among other counts, the Justice Department said in a statement. Last week the Justice Department announced it had launched an effort to take down the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Russian accused of running spam ring is indicted in US

HARTFORD, Conn. " A Russian man described as one of the world's most notorious criminal spammers has been indicted by a U.S. grand jury.Thirty-six-year-old Pyotr Levashov is accused of running a computer network that sent hundreds...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

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