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Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, Conn.
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Reports from WSHU's Tom Kuser, Ebong Udoma, Dan Katz, Bill Buchner, Ann Lopez, Davis Dunavin and Cassandra Basler

Malloy: School-Based Juvenile Justice Reform Is Working

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says that last school year, the number of students sent to court for getting in trouble in class has dropped by 6 percent across the state. But at some schools, the rate dropped more than 21 percent.

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A local Republican lawmaker in Greenwich, Connecticut, has been arrested and has garnered national attention for an alleged sexual assault.

Christopher Von Keyserling was charged with fourth degree assault after police say he pinched a female town worker’s genitals during a political argument.

Von Keyserling and the worker were at a town building in December when Von Keyserling allegedly called the worker a lazy, bloodsucking union employee and said, “I love this new world. I no longer have to be politically correct.”

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A study by two University of Toledo graduate students found that Fairfield County, Connecticut, had more users of the spouse-cheating app Ashley Madison than anywhere else in America.

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Three years ago Connecticut put into action its first Comprehensive Energy Strategy, often referred to as the CES. It’s a wide reaching plan for the development and use of energy in the state that also takes climate change into account.

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The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus will draw its curtain for the last time this year. The company that owns the circus says it’s ending the show because of declining ticket sales. Animal rights advocates also objected to its use of elephants in its shows.

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