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    Do you know a Hometown Hero? Call, write, or email News 12 Connecticut and that person could be featured on News 12 Connecticut's Hometown Hero segment every Wednesday. 

    Do you know a Hometown Hero? Call, write, or email News 12 Connecticut and that person could be featured on News 12 Connecticut's Hometown Hero segment every Wednesday. 

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    Hometown Hero photos

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    Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.
    Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.

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  • Hometown Hero: Kathleen Mathews

    Hometown Hero: Kathleen Mathews

    Kathleen Mathews of Stamford has maintained Czescik Park for 8 years.

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  • Felicity Huffman starts serving prison time in college scam

    Felicity Huffman starts serving prison time in college scam

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    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - This Sept. 13, 2019 file photo shows actress Felicity Huffman leaving federal court after her sentencing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal in Boston. A representative for Huffman says she reporte...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - This Sept. 13, 2019 file photo shows actress Felicity Huffman leaving federal court after her sentencing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal in Boston. A representative for Huffman says she reporte...
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - This Sept. 13, 2019 file photo shows actress Felicity Huffman leaving federal court after her sentencing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal in Boston. A representative for Huffman says she reporte...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - This Sept. 13, 2019 file photo shows actress Felicity Huffman leaving federal court after her sentencing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal in Boston. A representative for Huffman says she reporte...
    A representative for Felicity Huffman says the actress has reported to a federal prison in California to serve a two-week sentence in the college admissions scandal.
    A representative for Felicity Huffman says the actress has reported to a federal prison in California to serve a two-week sentence in the college admissions scandal.
  • 'Smart, ambitious, kind:' Shooting victim a family linchpin

    'Smart, ambitious, kind:' Shooting victim a family linchpin

    Tuesday, October 15 2019 12:43 AM EDT2019-10-15 04:43:31 GMT
    Tuesday, October 15 2019 3:43 PM EDT2019-10-15 19:43:51 GMT
    (Jefferson's family via AP). This undated photo provided by Jefferson's family shows Atatiana Jefferson. A white Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed Jefferson through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an open front do...(Jefferson's family via AP). This undated photo provided by Jefferson's family shows Atatiana Jefferson. A white Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed Jefferson through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an open front do...
    (Jefferson's family via AP). This undated photo provided by Jefferson's family shows Atatiana Jefferson. A white Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed Jefferson through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an open front do...(Jefferson's family via AP). This undated photo provided by Jefferson's family shows Atatiana Jefferson. A white Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed Jefferson through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an open front do...
    Relatives say a woman fatally shot by a Fort Worth police officer was devoted to her family and had moved into her mother's home earlier this year to help as her mom's health declined.
    Relatives say a woman fatally shot by a Fort Worth police officer was devoted to her family and had moved into her mother's home earlier this year to help as her mom's health declined.
  • Latest deadly police shooting raises questions about tactics

    Latest deadly police shooting raises questions about tactics

    Monday, October 14 2019 5:23 PM EDT2019-10-14 21:23:19 GMT
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    (Irwin Thompson/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Amber Carr, left, wipes a tear as her sister Ashley Carr, center, talks about their sister, Atatiana Jefferson, as their brother, Adarius Carr, right and attorney Lee Merritt, standing, listen during a n...(Irwin Thompson/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Amber Carr, left, wipes a tear as her sister Ashley Carr, center, talks about their sister, Atatiana Jefferson, as their brother, Adarius Carr, right and attorney Lee Merritt, standing, listen during a n...
    (Irwin Thompson/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Amber Carr, left, wipes a tear as her sister Ashley Carr, center, talks about their sister, Atatiana Jefferson, as their brother, Adarius Carr, right and attorney Lee Merritt, standing, listen during a n...(Irwin Thompson/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Amber Carr, left, wipes a tear as her sister Ashley Carr, center, talks about their sister, Atatiana Jefferson, as their brother, Adarius Carr, right and attorney Lee Merritt, standing, listen during a n...
    A routine call asking police to stop by a home for a welfare check raises questions about tactics after officer kills homeowner.
    A routine call asking police to stop by a home for a welfare check raises questions about tactics after officer kills homeowner.
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  • Catalan protesters, police clash for second straight night

    Catalan protesters, police clash for second straight night

    Tuesday, October 15 2019 5:23 AM EDT2019-10-15 09:23:04 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Joan Mateu). In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, a Spanish police talks to a pro-independence protester during a demonstration at El Prat airport, outskirts of Barcelona, Spain. Riot police engaged in a running battle with angry protesters o...(AP Photo/Joan Mateu). In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, a Spanish police talks to a pro-independence protester during a demonstration at El Prat airport, outskirts of Barcelona, Spain. Riot police engaged in a running battle with angry protesters o...
    (AP Photo/Joan Mateu). In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, a Spanish police talks to a pro-independence protester during a demonstration at El Prat airport, outskirts of Barcelona, Spain. Riot police engaged in a running battle with angry protesters o...(AP Photo/Joan Mateu). In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, a Spanish police talks to a pro-independence protester during a demonstration at El Prat airport, outskirts of Barcelona, Spain. Riot police engaged in a running battle with angry protesters o...
    Authorities in Catalonia say that 3 people were arrested and nearly 200 injured during clashes between angry protesters and baton-wielding anti-riot police at Barcelona's international airport.
    Authorities in Catalonia say that 3 people were arrested and nearly 200 injured during clashes between angry protesters and baton-wielding anti-riot police at Barcelona's international airport.
  • Trump's sanctions won't bite a vulnerable Turkish economy

    Trump's sanctions won't bite a vulnerable Turkish economy

    Tuesday, October 15 2019 12:23 PM EDT2019-10-15 16:23:18 GMT
    Tuesday, October 15 2019 3:43 PM EDT2019-10-15 19:43:43 GMT
    (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a conference of parliament speakers in Istanbul, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Erdogan says his county "will not take a step back" from its offensive against Syrian K...(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a conference of parliament speakers in Istanbul, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Erdogan says his county "will not take a step back" from its offensive against Syrian K...
    (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a conference of parliament speakers in Istanbul, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Erdogan says his county "will not take a step back" from its offensive against Syrian K...(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a conference of parliament speakers in Istanbul, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Erdogan says his county "will not take a step back" from its offensive against Syrian K...
    U.S. sanctions announced against Turkey fall well short of doing serious damage to an economy still healing from a recession and currency collapse.
    U.S. sanctions announced against Turkey fall well short of doing serious damage to an economy still healing from a recession and currency collapse.
  • The Latest: Riot police break up unruly Barcelona protest

    The Latest: Riot police break up unruly Barcelona protest

    Tuesday, October 15 2019 9:13 AM EDT2019-10-15 13:13:09 GMT
    Tuesday, October 15 2019 3:43 PM EDT2019-10-15 19:43:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). A man waves an Estelada pro Catalonia independence flag during a protest in Brussels, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. New disruptions to Catalonia's transportation network on Tuesday followed a night of clashes between activists and ...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). A man waves an Estelada pro Catalonia independence flag during a protest in Brussels, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. New disruptions to Catalonia's transportation network on Tuesday followed a night of clashes between activists and ...
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). A man waves an Estelada pro Catalonia independence flag during a protest in Brussels, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. New disruptions to Catalonia's transportation network on Tuesday followed a night of clashes between activists and ...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). A man waves an Estelada pro Catalonia independence flag during a protest in Brussels, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. New disruptions to Catalonia's transportation network on Tuesday followed a night of clashes between activists and ...
    Convicted Catalan activist says the politicians and activists sentenced for their roles in a 2017 push for Catalan independence will take their case to the European Court of Human Rights, claiming that the court...
    Convicted Catalan activist says the politicians and activists sentenced for their roles in a 2017 push for Catalan independence will take their case to the European Court of Human Rights, claiming that the court conviction is a European affair.
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    Yankees in the 2019 Playoffs

    New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia throws against the Houston Astros during the 10th inning in Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Houston.New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia throws against the Houston Astros during the 10th inning in Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Houston.
    New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia throws against the Houston Astros during the 10th inning in Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Houston.New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia throws against the Houston Astros during the 10th inning in Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Houston.
    Photos on the field of the New York Yankees in the 2019 American League Division Series vs. the Minnesota Twins.
    Photos on the field of the New York Yankees in the 2019 American League Division Series vs. the Minnesota Twins.
  • Just Married in Connecticut

    Just Married in Connecticut

    News 12 Connecticut wants to announce your wedding.News 12 Connecticut wants to announce your wedding.

    News 12 Connecticut wants to announce your wedding. If you were married in the past 90 days, please submit your photos via Twitter or Instagram using #JustMarriedCT.  

    News 12 Connecticut wants to announce your wedding. If you were married in the past 90 days, please submit your photos via Twitter or Instagram using #JustMarriedCT.  

  • Guide: Connecticut Breweries

    Guide: Connecticut Breweries

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    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit.

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit.

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