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Casino 'Mugger' Was Really Sleepwalking: Lawyer

Says alleged mugger has history of sleepwalking

(Newser) - A man accused of an attempted mugging at a Connecticut casino can't be blamed for his actions, his lawyer says: He was sleepwalking. Winston Riley is accused of trying to rob a woman at knifepoint in a casino elevator. After she pushed him away, he ran for it, but... More »

Nearly 50 Missing After Conn. Blaze

Early morning fire reduces apartments to rubble

(Newser) - Flames engulfed an apartment complex in Norwich, Conn., today and left more than 100 residents homeless, the Norwich Bulletin reports. The fire had already consumed two buildings when firefighters showed up at 1:30am, and they scrambled to get 105 of 150 tenants out in time. The rest are accounted... More »

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