Crime http://wshu.org en FBI says man living in Bridgeport plotted to bomb buildings, using model airplane http://wshu.org/post/fbi-says-man-living-bridgeport-plotted-bomb-buildings-using-model-airplane <p>A man living in Bridgeport allegedly plotted to bomb a university and a federal building, by flying armed model airplanes at them. El Mehdi Smlali Fahti was arrested by the FBI on Monday.The affidavit says the FBI recorded&nbsp; him repeatedly saying in Arabic that he planned to bomb a university outside of Connecticut, and a federal building and courthouse in the state, which the document says houses offices for Homeland Security Investigations. It does not specifically name which school or building were targeted.</p><p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:40:58 +0000 Craig LeMoult 15498 at http://wshu.org NYAG investigating nursing home stripper http://wshu.org/post/nyag-investigating-nursing-home-stripper <p>The New York Attorney General's office is investigating claims that a Long Island nursing home allowed a stripper to perform for residents. The&nbsp;investigation comes after a lawsuit brought by the family of an 85-year-old woman.</p><p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:15:27 +0000 Charles Lane 15490 at http://wshu.org OD antidote given to all NY cops http://wshu.org/post/od-antidote-given-all-ny-cops <p></p><p>Police all across New York state will be supplied with the drug widely seen as an antidote to heroin and painkiller overdoses. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman created the program and funded it with $5 million in money seized from criminal investigations. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:42:27 +0000 Charles Lane 15242 at http://wshu.org OD antidote given to all NY cops Blumenthal speaks to classmates of New Haven shooting victim http://wshu.org/post/blumenthal-speaks-classmates-new-haven-shooting-victim <p>U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut visited a New Haven school on Monday and spoke with classmates of Javier Martinez, who was killed by gunfire in December. The students said they want to do something to prevent more gun violence.</p><p></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:10:54 +0000 Craig LeMoult 15054 at http://wshu.org Blumenthal speaks to classmates of New Haven shooting victim Attack of the hybrid wolf-dogs? http://wshu.org/post/attack-hybrid-wolf-dogs <p><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The headline sounds a bit like a plot from a horror movie – hybrid wolf-dogs menacing a community in Southeastern Connecticut. But the state’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says these animals really exist, and they’re looking into the report of a Ledyard resident who claimed a pack of hybrid wolf-dogs running loose threatened him. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:57:19 +0000 Craig LeMoult 14765 at http://wshu.org Attack of the hybrid wolf-dogs?