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Connecticut high school receives threats against Jewish students

High school informed of allegedly threatening statements made by student who brought a gas mask to school.

Connecticut high school receives threats against Jewish students

Connecticut woman arrested for setting historic synagogue on fire

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a fire that seriously damaged a historic synagogue in New Britain, Connecticut.

Connecticut woman arrested for setting historic synagogue on fire

Multiple swastika incidents send Connecticut school into 'crisis mode'

Darien, Connecticut asks Anti-Defamation League for help in dealing with swastika vandalism and racist incidents occurring at local schools.

Swastika incidents send Connecticut school into 'crisis mode'

Banner in Connecticut town equating Dems to Nazis sparks outrage

State Democratic leaders denounce sign while local pro-Trump group says banner not from one of their members.

Banner in Connecticut town equating Dems to Nazis sparks outrage

Swastika and racist graffiti found in Connecticut park

Hateful graffiti discovered in park used for flying model airplanes has local residents shocked and angry.

Swastika and racist graffiti found in Connecticut park

Connecticut Jewish community hires retired cop as security head

Ex-detective will improve security at communal institutions and train rabbis, community members on dealing with security threats.

Connecticut Jewish community hires retired cop as security head

Connecticut cops investigating anti-Semitic graffiti on truck, boat abandoned on highway

After being alerted by passing drivers, Newtown police begin investigation into hateful graffiti found on abandoned truck and boat.

Connecticut cops investigating anti-Semitic graffiti on highway

Bomb threat forces evacuation of Connecticut JCC camp

300 campers evacuated from campus after anonymous caller makes anti-Semitic threats and makes bogus claim that a bomb is in the building.

Bomb threat forces evacuation of Connecticut JCC camp

NY man pleads guilty to antisemitic death threat charges

Man had for a period of two years sent antisemitic threatening communications to a Jewish resident of Connecticut.

NY man pleads guilty to antisemitic death threat charges

Anti-Semitic incidents occur at Uni of Connecticut over Passover weekend

After several anti-Semitic incidents occur during Passover, Jewish students are left wondering about their safety at the university.

Anti-Semitic incidents occur at UConn over Passover weekend

Windows of Connecticut synagogue shot with BB gun

New Haven, Connecticut synagogue's windows shot full of holes.

Windows of Connecticut synagogue shot with BB gun

CDC issues travel advisory for three US states

Travel advisory gives governors discretion to implement it, does not include essential employees.

CDC issues travel advisory for tri-state area

Trump decides against quarantine in coronavirus 'hotspots'

US President backs away from calling for a quarantine in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, calls for "strong Travel Advisory" instead.

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Connecticut Senator defends meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister

Democratic Senator Chris Murphy says he met Mohammad Javad Zarif because it is "dangerous not to talk to one's enemies".

Connecticut Senator defends meeting with Iranian FM

Connecticut man arrested for planning to join ISIS

22-year-old from West Haven arrested after attempting to travel to the Middle East to join and fight for the Islamic State.

Connecticut man arrested for planning to join ISIS

Dead chicken placed in grave at Jewish cemetery

Someone appears to have put dead chickens in a Jewish grave in Connecticut.

Dead chicken placed in grave at Jewish cemetery

Connecticut synagogue evacuated after receiving 2 bomb threats

Police investigate after Reform synagogue receives bomb threats.

Connecticut synagogue evacuated after receiving 2 bomb threats

Anti-Semitic graffiti painted on walls of Connecticut synagogue

Police investigating possible hate crime after anti-Semitic graffiti painted on exterior walls of a synagogue in Connecticut.

Anti-Semitic graffiti painted on walls of Connecticut synagogue

Professor fired for giving Nazi salute after synagogue massacre

Connecticut college professor fired for giving Nazi salute while shouting Nazi slogans at faculty meeting days after synagogue shooting.

Professor fired for giving Nazi salute after synagogue massacre

Jewish students tell Conn. school board they don’t feel safe

Dozens of Jewish students tell Connecticut school board they face regular anti-Semitic harassment, bullying.

Jewish students tell Conn. school board they don’t feel safe

Connecticut candidate apologizes for ad against Jewish opponent

State Senate candidate in Connecticut issued flier featuring Jewish opponent holding $100 bills.

Connecticut candidate apologizes for ad against Jewish opponent

White powder sent to Connecticut synagogue

FBI takes over investigation after unknown person sends letter with white powder to Middletown synagogue. Mayor: No danger to community.

White powder sent to Connecticut synagogue

Swastikas discovered in Connecticut town

Swastikas discovered carved into picnic tables in town of Ridgefield, which has experienced similar incidents in the past.

Swastikas discovered in Connecticut town

Connecticut Catholic school apologizes for anti-Semitic taunts

School apologizes for anti-Semitic taunts against Jewish opponents during lacrosse state playoff game.

Connecticut Catholic school apologizes for anti-Semitic taunts

New Connecticut law requires Holocaust ed in state high schools

Joins Kentucky, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and California requiring genocide education.

New Connecticut law requires Holocaust ed in state high schools

Connecticut Chabad wins 10-year legal fight to open Chabad House

Judge rules Chabad must be allowed to open center in historic district 10 years after plans to open center rejected,

Connecticut Chabad wins 10-year legal fight to open Chabad House

'Jews will burn' note on Connecticut sixth grader's locker

Note on middle school locker calling for burning of Jews follows several swastikas drawn on walls of same school in Middlebrook.

'Jews will burn' note on Connecticut sixth grader's locker

Anti-Semitic graffiti painted on Connecticut school

Swastikas and graffiti, some of it anti-Semitic, painted on wall of a public high school in Stamford.

Anti-Semitic graffiti painted on Connecticut school

60 headstones toppled at Connecticut Jewish cemetery

Police say lack of anti-Semitic graffiti suggests vandalism was random, not anti-Semitic.

60 headstones toppled at Connecticut Jewish cemetery

Car thieves killed after crashing car into Connecticut Synagogue

Two men involved in a police chase killed after crashing a stolen car into a synagogue in Connecticut early Monday morning.

Car thieves killed after crashing car into Connecticut Synagogue

Bar Mitzvah gift: IDF receives Torah scroll from Connecticut

IDF receives Torah scroll from Connecticut in honor of boy's Bar Mitzvah.

Bar Mitzvah gift: IDF receives Torah scroll from Connecticut player

Man attacked with anti-Semitic slurs at US airport

Jewish man wearing kippa at Connecticut airport threatened by men hurling anti-Semitic slurs, vulgar expletives.

Man threatened with anti-Semitic slurs at Connecticut airport

Connecticut crash apparently a suicide

Official says the small plane crash in Connecticut that killed one man appears to have been a suicide.

Connecticut crash apparently a suicide

Plane crash in Connecticut possibly intentional

A small plane crash in Connecticut is being investigated as a possible terror attack, as a survivor claims it was no accident.

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Connecticut man indicted for threat to kill Jews

Connecticut man with a large stash of weapons in his home indicted on charges of threatening online to kill Jews.

Connecticut man indicted for online threat to kill Jews

Rabbi Returns 98K in Cash Found in Old Desk

A New Haven rabbi found the money after buying the desk off of Craigslist; stresses the importance of being honest.

Rabbi Returns 98K in Cash Found in Old Deskplayer

NRA Sparks Outrage Over Shooting Range App

The National Rifle Association sparked outrage on Tuesday after releasing its own shooting range app for iPhones and iPads.

NRA Sparks Outrage Over Shooting Range App

Conn. Gun Group Holds Mock School Shooting

A pro-gun organization in Connecticut held a simulated school shooting just 30 miles north of Newtown.

Gun Group Holds Mock School Shooting, Cites 'Bigger Picture'

Lawyer Seeks to Sue State Over Sandy Hook Massacre

A Connecticut lawyer is suing the state over Sandy Hook massacre, claiming his 6-year-old client was left with severe trauma.

Lawyer Seeks to Sue State Over Sandy Hook Massacre

Remains of Newtown Killer Claimed for Burial

The body of the man who went on a shooting spree killing 27 people at the Sandy Hook Elementary school, has been claimed for burial.

Remains of Newtown Killer Claimed for Burial