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The NPD is going pink

The NPD is going pink

Alexus Ferrari and Nick Iannicelli

October 2, 2018


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The Naugatuck Police Department is going pink for breast cancer awareness for the month of October 2018. The officers are raising money to donate to the Susan G. Komen foundation for the fight against breast cancer. The Naugatuck Police union is calling it “Get Your Pink On!” fundraiser for Susa...

Fugitive priest captured

Fugitive priest captured

Faith Arcuri, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018


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A fugitive priest suspected of sexual abuse in New Mexico and Naugatuck was arrested in New York on September 21. Arthur J. Perrault is accused of sexually assaulting at least 38 boys in New Mexico. He was charged with six counts of criminal aggravated sexual abuse and one count of abusive sexual co...

Texas high school dress code challenged

Texas high school dress code challenged

Carly Grohs, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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An online petition was posted by Jasmine Richards, a student at Shadow Creek High School in Pearland, Texas to urge administrators to re-examine an antiquated dress code. Last week, a male student also from Shadow Creek High School was told to remove his makeup during school hours because he was in vi...

Cartoonist attacked for negative depiction of Serena Williams

Cartoonist attacked for negative depiction of Serena Williams

Kadrisha Bizati, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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Serena Williams, an American professional tennis player and mother, was illustrated in a cartoon that has been receiving a profusion amount of backlash, the cartoon was drawn by Mark Knight, an Australian cartoonist. It was released on Sunday, September 9th in the Herald Sun. On Saturday, September ...

President Trump’s word on Hurricane Florence

President Trump’s word on Hurricane Florence

Riley Arellano, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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On Tuesday, September 11th, in response to Hurricane Florence hitting the east coast, the President of the United States and business mogul Donald J Trump tweeted out at 6:51 am: “We got A Pluses for our recent hurricane work in Texas and Florida (and did an unappreciated great job in Puerto Ric...

Kosovo and Serbia in discussion to end conflict

Kosovo and Serbia in discussion to end conflict

Aferdita Emini, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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  Today, Kosovo and Serbia are in discussions to swap lands and end all the conflict that has tormented their countries since the 90's. Kosovo and Serbia are located in Eastern Europe, considered The Balkans. Kosovo gained independence from Serbia 10 years ago on February 17, 2008. The war st...

Serial killer caught and arrested after killing four

Serial killer caught and arrested after killing four

Mark Nofri, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


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Ex-U.S. Border Patrol Agent Juan David Ortiz was arrested this weekend and will remain behind bars after confessing to the killings of four prostitutes and assaulting a fifth. The 35 year old U.S. Navy vet was caught at a gas station 160 miles southwest of San Antonio. He confessed that he kille...

16-year-old stabbed and killed by man in Long Branch, New Jersey, prosecutors say

16-year-old stabbed and killed by man in Long Branch, New Jersey, prosecutors say

Kaitlyn Roberts, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


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Sixteen-year-old Madison Wells was murdered September 8th, Saturday night at a relative’s house in Long Branch, New Jersey after being stabbed by the twenty-year-old male she was dating The Long Branch Police Department responded to a call about a stabbing at 10:42 PM Saturday night and found Madiso...

Texas superintendent resigned after criticism received for racist comment

Texas superintendent resigned after criticism received for racist comment

Jordan Edmonds, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


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A Texas school superintendent, Lynn Redden, resigned after he criticized the Houston Texans quarterback in a racist Facebook post from September 17, 2018. Following the game, Redden updated his status calling out quarterback Deshaun Watson based on his most recent performance.   “That may have been the most inept quarter...

Kaiden Lee-Welch found dead after Hurricane Florence

Kaiden Lee-Welch found dead after Hurricane Florence

LeeAna Cruz, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


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  During Hurricane Florence in North Carolina a one-year-old boy, Kaiden Lee-Welch,  was recently taken by the violent waters and was later found dead on Monday, September 17, 2018. He was in his mother’s arms when the waters overpowered her.     Kaiden Lee-Welch went missing after he was t...

Chaotic situation erupts in Enfield court during arraignment of man charged in teen’s stabbing death

Chaotic situation erupts in Enfield court during arraignment of man charged in teen’s stabbing death

Kevin Day, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


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  Shyheim Adams, an 18-year-old, has been charged with manslaughter for stabbing 16-year-old Justin Brady in the chest on September 12, according to the Enfield police. Justin Brady’s body was found in his front yard on this Monday. Adams is being held a one million dollar charge on his...

More than 90 overdose on New Haven Green

More than 90 overdose on New Haven Green

Faith Williams, Managing Editor

September 26, 2018


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Between August 14th-16th, more than 90 people collectively overdosed at or near the New Haven Green. Since then, the city’s director of the Office of Emergency Operations, Rick Fontana, has come forward on the subject assuring the public that there were no deaths. However, one patient was found ...

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