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Two people killed in an apparent steam explosion at a US veterans' hospital
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Two people killed in an apparent steam explosion at a US veterans' hospital

Nov 13th 2020, 4:45 PM 10,530 Views 0 Comments

West Haven firefighters described it as a “steam explosion” at a facilities building a short distance from the hospital.

Seamus Power off to promising start after hitting five birdies at Travelers Championship
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Seamus Power off to promising start after hitting five birdies at Travelers Championship

Jun 21st 2019, 10:52 AM 2,560 Views 0 Comments

The Waterford native is currently two shots off the lead in Connecticut.

US jury orders wife of Seán Dunne to pay €18 million to bankruptcy trustee
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US jury orders wife of Seán Dunne to pay €18 million to bankruptcy trustee

Jun 5th 2019, 11:12 AM 29,703 Views 0 Comments

The unanimous decision from the 10-person jury was the result of a five-week civil trial.

Man arrested after 46 people overdose at park in Connecticut
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Man arrested after 46 people overdose at park in Connecticut

Aug 16th 2018, 9:23 AM 26,466 Views 31 Comments

No deaths were reported, but officials said two people suffered life-threatening symptoms.

Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths
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Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths

Nov 14th 2017, 10:00 PM 10,376 Views 22 Comments

Families were back in court today – last year a lawsuit was thrown out of court.

US college student charged with smearing bodily fluids on roommate's bag amid racism allegations
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US college student charged with smearing bodily fluids on roommate's bag amid racism allegations

Nov 2nd 2017, 7:56 AM 53,631 Views 0 Comments

Brianna Brochu also allegedly wrote online that she put her roommate’s toothbrush “where the sun doesn’t shine”.

Pics: The world's largest exhibition of Famine-related art is coming to Ireland
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Pics: The world's largest exhibition of Famine-related art is coming to Ireland

Oct 2nd 2017, 9:30 PM 14,773 Views 70 Comments

The artworks, which are currently on display at a museum in Connecticut, will be displayed in Ireland for eight months next year.

Video: Pilot escapes with minor injuries after small plane smashes into a tree
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Video: Pilot escapes with minor injuries after small plane smashes into a tree

Sep 12th 2017, 1:06 PM 10,437 Views 21 Comments

An aviation investigation has been launched.

Husband charged with wife's murder after Fitbit contradicts his version of events
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Husband charged with wife's murder after Fitbit contradicts his version of events

Apr 25th 2017, 11:00 PM 35,084 Views 0 Comments

Connie Dabate’s Fitbit was logging steps after the time her husband told police she was killed.

Trump and Hillary have destroyed the opposition yet again in the latest US primaries
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Trump and Hillary have destroyed the opposition yet again in the latest US primaries

Apr 27th 2016, 7:16 AM 17,520 Views 72 Comments

Donald Trump won all five states up for grabs yesterday, with Hillary Clinton emerging victorious in four.

The 1984 drugs bust that shocked JFK's old posh school
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The 1984 drugs bust that shocked JFK's old posh school

Mar 26th 2016, 3:00 PM 19,153 Views 6 Comments

The students involved – now almost 50 – recently watched a film based on the events

Man accused of shaving head and taking weight loss pills to fake cancer
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Man accused of shaving head and taking weight loss pills to fake cancer

Mar 5th 2016, 8:30 AM 24,591 Views 0 Comments

He appeared in court this week.

Son charged with murder as parents' remains found months after their disappearance
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Son charged with murder as parents' remains found months after their disappearance

Oct 31st 2015, 4:41 PM 26,141 Views 6 Comments

His girlfriend has also been arrested.

Woman sues 12-year-old nephew for "forceful" hug that broke her wrist
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Woman sues 12-year-old nephew for "forceful" hug that broke her wrist

Oct 13th 2015, 10:26 PM 42,614 Views 93 Comments

She was demanding $127,000 for injuries that made it “difficult to hold [her] hors d’oeuvre plate.”

Serial killer 'no longer a threat' after remains of seven women found behind US shopping centre
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Serial killer 'no longer a threat' after remains of seven women found behind US shopping centre

May 12th 2015, 12:22 PM 35,151 Views 11 Comments

The suspect’s name has not been released by police, but they say there is no threat to the public.

Watch this 102-year-old woman with her birthday cake, and wait for it...
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# Crumbs

Watch this 102-year-old woman with her birthday cake, and wait for it...

May 11th 2015, 3:15 PM 7,700 Views 2 Comments

Seriously. Wait for it.

Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat
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Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat

Oct 1st 2014, 6:27 PM 9,412 Views 34 Comments

That’s where 26 children and teachers were shot dead in 2012.

Someone stole an autistic man's birthday money... so police raised €1,000 as a surprise present
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# Good Guy Cops

Someone stole an autistic man's birthday money... so police raised €1,000 as a surprise present

Sep 16th 2014, 6:00 PM 17,039 Views 13 Comments

They’ve also arrested a suspect after thousands of people viewed the crime on YouTube.

Nama and Ulster Bank block Sean Dunne's bid to dismiss bankruptcy
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Nama and Ulster Bank block Sean Dunne's bid to dismiss bankruptcy

Aug 28th 2014, 8:40 AM 9,154 Views 29 Comments

Showdown…

"I was cold-clocked without warning": Irish author assaulted in Connecticut
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"I was cold-clocked without warning": Irish author assaulted in Connecticut

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:20 PM 14,722 Views 19 Comments

“I had a severe concussion, a broken cheekbone, some broken teeth and a spirit that has been temporarily bruised,” Colum McCann said.

Sean Dunne's wife could be questioned during bankruptcy case
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Sean Dunne's wife could be questioned during bankruptcy case

May 21st 2014, 10:28 AM 6,108 Views 10 Comments

The court has also ordered the former developer to produce more financial documents within the next two weeks.

For sale: One home owned by an Oscar-winning director. The price? $27.5 million
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For sale: One home owned by an Oscar-winning director. The price? $27.5 million

May 18th 2014, 5:00 PM 38,388 Views 35 Comments

Ron Howard is selling his mansion in Connecticut. Let’s have a look around.

Paul Simon and wife Edie Brickell arrested for disorderly conduct
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Paul Simon and wife Edie Brickell arrested for disorderly conduct

Apr 28th 2014, 5:48 PM 33,565 Views 34 Comments

The couple are due to appear before a judge today.

Man ram-raids petrol station, then steals only a single banana
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Man ram-raids petrol station, then steals only a single banana

Jan 10th 2014, 8:02 AM 1,455 Views 0 Comments

He must have really needed that banana.

Harrowing Sandy Hook 911 calls made public
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Harrowing Sandy Hook 911 calls made public

Dec 5th 2013, 11:27 AM 9,285 Views 17 Comments

Victims’ families had fought to suppress the tapes, fearing that they would cause distress.

Sandy Hook shooter 'was obsessed by Columbine', but motive for massacre still unknown
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Sandy Hook shooter 'was obsessed by Columbine', but motive for massacre still unknown

Nov 25th 2013, 9:41 PM 19,754 Views 71 Comments

New details about the devastating massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut nearly a year ago have emerged in a report published today.

Would you return €70k you found in a desk bought online?
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# Good Samaritan

Would you return €70k you found in a desk bought online?

Nov 12th 2013, 6:00 PM 38,934 Views 132 Comments

This guy did.

Armed man arrested in Connecticut university lockdown
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Armed man arrested in Connecticut university lockdown

Nov 4th 2013, 8:14 PM 8,603 Views 10 Comments

The campus issued an alert earlier today to all staff and students to stay indoors and close all windows until told to do otherwise.

These people rang 911 because they couldn't watch TV
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# Cable Outage

These people rang 911 because they couldn't watch TV

Aug 19th 2013, 11:29 AM 4,169 Views 0 Comments

“Previously on AMC’s Breaking B…”

Pics: Plane crashes into houses, four found dead
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Pics: Plane crashes into houses, four found dead

Aug 10th 2013, 7:10 PM 22,042 Views 9 Comments

The propeller-driven plane struck two small homes near Tweed New Haven Airport in Connecticut, USA. The victims have not yet been identified.

Classroom door locks and communication devices vital for school security
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Classroom door locks and communication devices vital for school security

Aug 10th 2013, 5:30 PM 6,884 Views 30 Comments

Panel looking at how schools can increase their security following Newtown massacre says simple steps are the most effective.

Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage
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Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage

Jun 14th 2013, 6:55 AM 5,231 Views 21 Comments

The shootings took place on 14 December last, when deranged Adam Lanza shot his mother and then 26 others, including 20 children.

Photos: Most expensive house in America is up for sale priced €145 million
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Photos: Most expensive house in America is up for sale priced €145 million

Jun 2nd 2013, 6:00 PM 55,876 Views 90 Comments

Let’s have a gawk.

Irish author's book to help Newtown survivors overcome grief
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Irish author's book to help Newtown survivors overcome grief

May 18th 2013, 7:00 AM 5,837 Views 0 Comments

70 copies of Colum McCann’s ‘Let The Great World Spin’ have been given to staff and students at Newtown, Connecticut.

Bankrupt developer Sean Dunne reveals liabilities of €718 million
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Bankrupt developer Sean Dunne reveals liabilities of €718 million

May 4th 2013, 11:21 AM 12,519 Views 103 Comments

The bankruptcy filing also reveals that he has an average monthly income of €17,000 per month.

Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'
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Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'

Apr 9th 2013, 8:42 AM 4,812 Views 4 Comments

The US president gave his second big speech on gun control in a week in a Connecticut town close to where the Sandy Hook massacre took place.

Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre
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Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre

Apr 4th 2013, 8:11 AM 8,146 Views 90 Comments

Connecticut is set to become the third state to vote in new gun control rules following the Newtown shooting.

Sean Dunne declares bankruptcy in US
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Sean Dunne declares bankruptcy in US

Mar 31st 2013, 11:34 AM 15,536 Views 98 Comments

The former property devleoper filed for bankruptcy at a Connecticut court on Friday, citing assets of between $1 – 10 million and debts in the region of $500 million – $1 billion.

Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents
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Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents

Feb 22nd 2013, 9:41 AM 1,897 Views 16 Comments

Biden advocated a series of proposals, including universal background checks for gun owners, a ban on many military-style weapons and a limit on the size of magazines.

Bruce 'Die Hard' Willis is against gun control laws
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Bruce 'Die Hard' Willis is against gun control laws

Feb 6th 2013, 4:57 PM 14,951 Views 42 Comments

He also rejects link between Hollywood shootouts and real-life gun crime.

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