A bill, which could have far-reaching effects on those charged with drunk driving, is currently waiting to be signed by the Connecticut governor. Connecticut already requires those convicted of drunk driving to have ignition locks installed on their cars, but this bill would also require the locks for those charged.
A Connecticut man initially charged with attempted murder from a Feb. 22, 2012 incident in which he shot two of his supervisors at a New Britain hospital was sentenced on May 20. The 66-year-old man pleaded guilty in February to reduced charges of felony assault.
Authorities in Connecticut have arrested a 30-year-old man on drug charges. The individual's aunt was also taken into custody during the drug bust. The two of them will now have to face several felony allegations in court.
An elementary school teacher from Manchester has been placed on administrative leave following a Connecticut drug bust. Authorities claim that the teacher and her husband were growing marijuana and in possession of various drugs, including methamphetamine, at their apartment. The 45-year-old woman and her 41-year-old husband were taken into custody on April 23 after authorities conducted a search and seizure operation on their residence. They will now have to face these drug crimes in court.
Paul Simon and his wife, Edie Brickell, were recently taken into custody in Connecticut on charges of domestic violence and disorderly conduct. According to police, someone called 911 to report an alleged family dispute taking place at their residence. Authorities arrived and arrested the couple in a suspected domestic assault matter at approximately 8:20 p.m. on a recent Saturday evening.