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    POSSIBLE RE-TRIAL A re-trial may occur in the Joey Gingerella murder case. The jury who found 32-year old Dante Hughes guilty last month of fatally shooting Gingerella outside Ryan’s Pub in Groton in December 2016 might have used some outside resource materials during deliberations, violating the judge’s instructions. The jury has been called back to New London Superior Court September 4th to be questioned by the trial judge.  The Day is quoting several anonymous court officials who say a juror looked up the meaning of the word “manslaughterâ€� in the dictionary.   The post FRIDAY EVENING UPDATE appeared first on 98.7 …More »

    UPDATE ON NEW HAVEN OVERDOSES New Haven police have been swarming the city’s green and searching people’s homes for drugs in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana. Nearly 100 people were hospitalized in a 36-hour period. City Police Chief Anthony Campbell says increased patrols have been on the Green, where most of the overdoses occurred Wednesday. Campbell said officers are executing search warrants in an effort to get all the bad “K2â€� off the streets.   The post THURSDAY EVENING UPDATE appeared first on 98.7 WNLC.More »

    CONCERN ABOUT ATTEMPTED CHILD ABDUCTIONS Residents in the Crystal Avenue neighborhood of New London are being a little more cautious after reports of two attempted child abductions over the past two weeks.   City police say a black male driving a silver four-door Honda, possibly with Florida license plates, approached a 12-year old boy Tuesday afternoon near State Pier Road, grabbed the boy’s wrists, and dragged him toward a parked car.   The boy ran away.    The post WEDNESDAY EVENING UPDATE appeared first on 98.7 WNLC.More »

    STEFANOWSKI VS LAMONT Connecticut businessman Bob Stefanowski has won the Republican nomination for governor, defeating four fellow contenders in Tuesday’s election, including the GOP’s endorsed candidate. A political newcomer from Madison, Stefanowski is a former GE executive who pitched himself as Bob the Rebuilder in his TV ads and who has pledged to eliminate the state’s personal income tax. He will face Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont in November. GRISWOLD HIGH GRAD WINS AG NOMINATION State prosecutor Sue Hatfield has won the Republican nomination for attorney general.     The post WEDNESDAY MORNING UPDATE appeared first on 98.7 WNLC.More »

    STAY HERE!! Pleas are made  today to keep a New London father from being deported to his native Colombia.   Julian Rodriguez and his wife emigrated to the Whaling City in 2000 to avoid guerilla violence.  Their 14-year son is undergoing treatment at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford for a rare genetic blood disease.  He and his mother are also part of a major research study of the illness.  Julian is now facing a September 12th deportation unless a waiver is granted  by U-S immigration officials.    The post TUESDAY EVENING UPDATE appeared first on 98.7 WNLC.More »


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