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Lisa Backus

Greenwich Time

New Britain, CT, United States

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Past articles by Lisa:

Greenwich socialite Hadley Palmer released from prison to 'vetted' residence, not halfway house

Hadley Palmer, who plead guilty to felony charges involving voyeurism, has been placed at a residence in the community, the CT Department of Corrections said. → Read More

Plane that crashed in Westchester and killed 2 people had hole in crankshaft, report shows

A preliminary report indicated investigators found a hole in the crankshaft of a plane that crashed killing two people near the Greenwich border last month. → Read More

Experts: Former CT resident Lindsay Clancy, accused of killing kids, may have suffered postpartum psychosis

Experts say former Wallingford resident Lindsay Clancy, accused of killing her three children, was likely suffering from postpartum psychosis. → Read More

Stamford police identify two pedestrians killed while crossing Washington Boulevard

Stamford police identified the two pedestrians who were killed while crossing Washington... → Read More

Bristol police officers may have been lured to deadly ambush, officials say

Two Bristol police officers were killed and another was wounded in a shooting late Wednesday night on Redstone Hill Road in Bristol, Connecticut, officials said. → Read More

Sandy Hook lawyer prepared to show jury ‘the real Alex Jones’ when he, parents testify in Texas trial

The parents of Jesse Lewis and Alex Jones are expected to testify Tuesday in the defamation trial to determine how much they will be awarded from the Infowars host. → Read More

‘Driver behavior’ fueling sharp rise in fatal wrong-way crashes in CT, officials say

The Connecticut Transportation Institute at UConn wants to develop a public awareness... → Read More

CT state police seek external probe of employee’s alleged antisemitic email

The investigation into a Connecticut State Police employee’s alleged derogatory email... → Read More

As today marks 3 years since Jennifer Dulos vanished, her mom hopes for proper burial one day

After three years, it seems police are no closer to finding the remains of Jennifer Dulos as the two defendants in the case await trial. → Read More

Customer claimed dog burned at New Canaan K-9 cop’s training facility in 2021, complaint shows

A 2021 inspection revealed water was being withheld as punishment at Naugatuck’s Black... → Read More

‘Awfully unusual’ Connecticut cult homicide case ends with ‘whimper,’ prosecutor says

In the past month, one defendant died with COVID while awaiting trial and his accused... → Read More

Attorney: Did ‘jailhouse informant’ cut deal on domestic violence charges to help Jennifer Dulos case?

Michelle Troconis’ attorney is seeking a court order for prosecutors to turn over... → Read More

Like homebuyers, renters face a tough market in Connecticut

“The market demand for sales has been nothing like we’ve ever seen,” one real... → Read More

Family agreement avoids judge from declaring Jennifer Dulos dead

Jennifer Dulos’ five children and the guardian ad litem assigned to represent the... → Read More

Attorney: Police 'recklessly disregarded the truth' in Dulos arrest warrant

Michelle Troconis’ attorney wants some of the charges dismissed and is seeking his... → Read More

Judge calls new hearing to determine if Jennifer Dulos is dead

A Probate Court judge is being asked to override a state law requiring a seven-year waiting period before declaring a missing person dead. → Read More

Correction unions want visitors limited at CT prisons due to COVID

One union president says there are as many as 20 people at one time in the visiting area of some Connecticut prisons. → Read More

Jennifer Dulos’ mother opposes Norm Pattis’ settlement offer in legal fees dispute

Defense attorney Norm Pattis has offered to reimburse more than half of the $250,000 retainer he received before Fotis Dulos died. → Read More

Inside Fotis Dulos’ safe deposit box: Tiffany ring, Rolex, Cartier watches, court documents reveal

The attorney representing Jennifer Dulos' mother says watches, ring and other items were intended for the five Dulos children. → Read More

ACLU: Prisoner’s suicide with COVID mask should have been prevented

State correction officials believe Daniel Ocasio used a cloth face covering to strangle himself while under a 14-day COVID-19 quarantine since being arrested. → Read More