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4 CT Residents Charged With Stealing $19K From Public Assistance Programs
Four Connecticut residents were recently arrested and charged, in unrelated incidents, with allegedly stealing a combined $19,111 from programs financed by the Connecticut Department of Social Services.
The four included were arrested on separate warrants from the office of the state Chief State Attorney's Office and included:
Livia Brown, age 35, of East Hartford, Hartford County
Jetaun Green, age 41, of Bridgeport
Lexxiani Lopez, age 23, of Hartford
Carmelo Davila, age 34, of New Haven
All four were charged with larceny and Davila, Green, and Lopez also were charged with one count of fal…
Taurid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend: Best Places To See Falling Stars
If you're looking to wish upon a shooting star, this is the weekend to do it.
The Northern Taurid — the second half of the Taurid Meteor Shower — peaks on Saturday, Nov. 11 and Sunday, Nov. 12, according to Space.com.
"These showers produce infrequent, slow and long-lasting meteors associated with comet Encke, a small comet with a nucleus measuring approximately 2.98 miles (4.8 km) in diameter," the website says.
Taurid meteors, or "Halloween Fireballs," are visible from anywhere on Earth, except for the South Pole.
"The best time to look for Taurids is after midnight, when Taurus i…
Recall Expands For Brand Of Mirrors Due To Laceration Hazard
IKEA is expanding a recall of a brand of mirrors due to a laceration hazard.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the plastic fittings of the recalled IKEA LETTAN mirrors that attach to the wall can break, causing the mirror to fall, posing the risk of laceration to consumers.
The initial recall for about 22,400 mirrors was issued Thursday, March 16.
On Thursday, Nov. 9, IKEA announced another 14,600 mirrors are now being recalled.
The receive a refund, contact IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at ikea.com/u…
Haven Hot Chicken To Celebrate Grand Opening Of 'Delicious, Convenient Spot' In CT
A popular eatery will soon bring its signature brand of hot fried chicken to a college campus in Connecticut.
Haven Hot Chicken, a franchise known for its Nashville Hot Chicken, will be opening its fifth location on Saturday, Nov. 18 in Storrs, Connecticut at 1206 Storrs Rd., which is within walking distance to the University of Connecticut's Storrs campus.
The 2,000-square-foot location will offer the franchise's signature menu of crispy fried chicken, fries, sides such as banana pudding or garlic dill pickles, and even vegetarian options such as the "Not Chicken Sandwich." …