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Christine Dempsey

Christine has been a member of the Courant's breaking news team since it was formed in 2008. Her career spans more than 25 years and two states, Connecticut and New York. She's won awards for reporting on homelessness and domestic violence.
Police suspect hoax after receiving call of armed person at Hartford school

A SWAT team is at a Hartford magnet school after the school received a phone call threatening gun violence.

Police: Machete-wielding man who threatened people in Plainfield has been arrested

Plainfield police said Tuesday morning that they are looking for a masked man with a machete.

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