Plea Deal Offered in Oxford Wife Killing; Malloy Signs Sex Assault Evidence Bill; Mama Chick-fil-A Dies; Bad Roads Costing Us Big Bucks
Things you need to know on July 23.
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- Prosecutors are offering a plea deal to an Oxford man accused of killing his wife and wounding her mother. Prosecutors are not offering any details of the offer to Scott Gellatly for the killing of Lori Jackson Gellatly in May of last year. Lori had taken out an order of protection against Gellatly. Gellatly is charged with murder, attempted murder, first degree assault and other offenses.
- Connecticut has a new law on the books that seeks to improve the processing of evidence in sexual assault cases. The law seeks to improve evidencecollection and analysis in sex assault cases by enhancing statewide protocols. They include setting deadlines for transferring sex assault evidence to the state crime lab to provide a better framework for handling these cases.
- Offering our condolences. The wife of Chick-fil-A's late founder has died.Jeannette McNeil Cathy passed away last night at the age of 92.Jeannettemet Truett Cathy when she was eight years old and the two married in 1948, remaining together until his death in September.
- Take a drive and know this to be true! Bad roads cost the average motorist over 500-dollars a year in added maintenance. That's according to a non-profit transportation research group that collects data from the Federal Highway Administration. The group is urging Congress to approve a new highway bill before federal funding runs out at the end of the month.
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