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Police say teenager baked grandfather’s ashes into cookies

Police say teenager baked grandfather’s ashes into cookies

A high school student mixed her cremated grandfather’s ashes into homemade sugar cookies and shared them with several classmates, police in Northern California said Wednesday. The student and a friend baked the cookies and shared them with at least nine classmates at their public charter high school near Sacramento on Oct. 4, said Davis Police Lt. Paul Doroshov. He said the Da Vinci Charter Academy students told some of their classmates that the cookies contained human ashes. He said investigators […]

Hayes, Santos stand in stark contrast on issues at FOX61, CCSU debate

Hayes, Santos stand in stark contrast on issues at FOX61, CCSU debate

NEW BRITAIN — FOX61 hosted a debate Wednesday with the candidates for the hotly contested 5th Congressional District. Democrat Jahana Hayes and Republican Manny Santos fielded questions on topics like education, the economy, the environment and gay marriage. It was a tale of two candidates. Hayes — the progressive Democrat and Santos — the conservative Republican. They are both vying for the seat currently held by Elizabeth Esty, who is not running for re-election. The fiery debate at CCSU that […]

Milford Boys and Girls staffer accused of sexual misconduct

Milford Boys and Girls staffer accused of sexual misconduct

MILFORD — Milford police received a complaint from a teenage girl and her mother on Monday that a worker at the Milford Boys and Girls village exposed himself to at least two 14-year-old girls. “At this stage of the investigation looks like there is some inappropriate touching and actually some indecent exposure those are the charges we’re looking at,” said officer Mike Devito of the Milford Police department. Dr. Steven Kant, CEO and president of the Boys and Girls Village […]

Teens sound off on e-cigarettes usage in CT

Teens sound off on e-cigarettes usage in CT

NEW HAVEN — New statistics released from the Connecticut Department of Public Health shows the use of e-cigarettes among teens has skyrocketed. Some said these numbers sound an alarm for state and school leaders. Wednesday, students from Wilbur Cross High School joined in on the conversation and expressed what they believe is fueling this trend. “I know a couple of people who smoke,” said Nina Laverty, a freshman at the high school. According to the survey, one in 10 high […]

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Researchers Study Vaccine To Target Aggressive Form Of Breast Cancer

Researchers Study Vaccine To Target Aggressive Form Of Breast Cancer

A team of researchers are studying a new anti-cancer vaccine that would help the body resist the return of an aggressive form of breast cancer.

‘Vampire Burial’ Site Discovered In Italy

‘Vampire Burial’ Site Discovered In Italy

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a child whom they believe was given a “vampire burial” to prevent the deceased from rising from the dead.

Nora Krug Confronts Her German Roots In ‘Belonging’

Nora Krug Confronts Her German Roots In ‘Belonging’

Nora Krug’s drawings and visual narratives have appeared in publications such as The New York Times, The Guardian, and Le Monde diplomatique. Her short-form graphic biography, Kamikaze, about a surviving Japanese WWII pilot, was included in the 2012 editions of Best American Comics and Best American Nonrequired Reading. Her animations were shown at Sundance, and she is the recipient of fellowships from […]

Couple Plans To Visit 6 Disney Parks On 2 Coasts In 1 Day

Couple Plans To Visit 6 Disney Parks On 2 Coasts In 1 Day

Heather and Clark Ensminger on Wednesday plan to visit Disney World’s four theme parks in Florida, hop a cross-country plane and end the night at Disney’s two California parks.

Good Dog! Study Reveals Canines Can Understand Some Words

Good Dog! Study Reveals Canines Can Understand Some Words

Researchers confirm what dog people have suspected for quite some time — that canines may know exactly what we mean when we use certain words or phrases.

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