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MANCHESTER POLICE FILE MORE CHARGES AGAINST SHOOTING SUSPECT

Manchester police filed more charges, including conspiracy to commit arson, against a man suspected of firing multiple shots from a...

UNSECURED AND LOADED ASSAULT STYLE RIFLES TAKEN FROM CONNECTICUT HOME WHERE KIDS WERE PRESENT, POLICE SAY

“It should be noted that the weapons recovered were not secured and were accessible to other children who were present in the home,”...

 
 
 

ROCKY HILL MAN WHO HAD 3,500 BAGS OF FENTANYL IN HIS HOUSE FACES PRISON, FEDS SAY

A search of Sean Thomas's residence turned up fentanyl, items used to process and package narcotics for street sale, and $16,511 in...

HARTFORD GETS FEDERAL GRANT TO RAMP UP NONFATAL SHOOTING INVESTIGATIONS

A $500,000 federal grant will help fund a Hartford police team focused on boosting the currently meager clearance rate in non-fatal...

 
 
 

WOMAN DIES AFTER BEING HIT BY CAR IN BRISTOL, POLICE SAY

A woman died after being hit by a car in Bristol Wednesday night, and police are looking for witnesses.

HARTFORD POLICE SEIZE STOLEN GUN, MORE THAN 100 BAGS OF FENTANYL

Police have arrested a Hartford man who they say had a stolen gun and 116 bags of fentanyl.

 
 
 

WATERTOWN ARREST WARRANT: MOM SPENT FLORIDA WEEKEND WITH BOYFRIEND, LEAVING KIDS HOME ALONE

A Watertown woman traveled to Florida with her boyfriend for a weekend in November, leaving her two young children home alone, according...

FEDS: HARTFORD MAN INDICTED ON DRUG DEALING, GUN CHARGES

Davis allegedly possessed crack cocaine and ecstasy that he intended to distribute, and a Remington Arms, model RP9, 9mm handgun in...

 
 
 

PEDESTRIAN KILLED IN EAST HARTFORD IDENTIFIED

A pedestrian who died after he was hit by a car in East Hartford last week was identified as a Yorktown Heights, New York man, police...

WEST HARTFORD MAN DIES IN ONE OF TWO CITY SHOOTINGS, MINUTES APART

Two bursts of gunfire in Hartford Tuesday afternoon wounded three people, one fatally, police say. The homicide was the capital city's...

 
 
 

HARTFORD SCHOOL WHERE STUDENT SUFFERED FATAL OD REOPENS WEDNESDAY

A Hartford school where a student suffered a deadly overdose last week is reopening Wednesday after a two-hour delay.

NEW WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY POLICY BANS SMOKING, VAPING ON ENTIRE CAMPUS

Wesleyan University leaders have declared the Middletown campus a tobacco- and vape-free zone, but enforcement will be limited to warnings...

 
 
 

THREE PEOPLE RESCUED FROM LONG ISLAND SOUND IN TWO SEPARATE INCIDENTS, AUTHORITIES SAY

The water temperature in Long Island Sound was about 40 degrees Fahrenheit Tuesday, according to the website

GARBAGE MEN SAVE WOMAN FROM MARLBOROUGH HOUSE FIRE

A woman was injured in a Marlborough house fire Tuesday morning, a fire official says.

 
 
 

TEENS BOOST BOOZE, CRASH STOLEN CAR INTO SOUTHINGTON HOUSE, POLICE SAY

Two teens are in custody after they crashed a stolen car into a Southington house Monday, police say.

WOMAN INJURED DURING SOUTHINGTON PURSE-SNATCHING, POLICE SAY

A woman was injured when she was pushed to the ground during a weekend purse-snatching, police say.

 
 
 

HARTFORD STARTS THE YEAR WITH TWO PEDESTRIAN DEATHS IN ONE WEEK DESPITE SAFETY MEASURES

With two pedestrian traffic deaths since the start of the new year, Hartford already has the same number of deadly collisions with...

CONNECTICUT WEATHER FORECAST: TUESDAY'S ICE WILL THAW WEDNESDAY; SNOW LIKELY THURSDAY

Icy roads have prompted delayed openings at some Connecticut schools Tuesday morning. More winter weather - snow - is expected later...

 
 
 

HARTFORD SCHOOL WHERE BOY, 13, OVERDOSED, TO REMAIN CLOSED TUESDAY FOR TESTING, DECONTAMINATION, OFFICIAL SAYS

District spokesman John Fergus said in an email late Monday that the testing process would be repeated Monday evening and the next...

WATERTOWN POLICE SAY WOMAN LEFT KIDS ALONE FOR TWO DAYS AND NIGHTS

Watertown police say a woman left her two minor children home alone for two days and nights while she traveled out of state.

 
 
 



'Indescribable': 14-month-old twins in Philadelphia born conjoined finally...

'Indescribable': 14-month-old twins in Philadelphia born conjoined finally home after separation surgery

PHILADELPHIA - Twin girls who were born conjoined are finally home after nearly one year in intensive care and a 10-hour separation surgery. According to a press release from... Read more ...

Raiders' Nate Hobbs cited for driving 110 MPH two weeks after DUI

Raiders' Nate Hobbs cited for driving 110 MPH two weeks after DUI

This news comes comes less than two weeks after Hobbs was allegedly found asleep at the wheel, failed a field sobriety test and was charged with DUI. Read more ...

Chicago crime: Chicago police coming down hard on retail theft rings

Chicago police announced arrests in recent retail thefts Friday, coming down hard on rings of thieves sometimes involving teenagers. Read more ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in multi-car crash in Brentwood, LAPD says

Arnold Schwarzenegger was involved in a multi-vehicle crash in Brentwood Friday afternoon that left one person with minor injuries, police said. Read more ...

As Biden struggles, Harris touts California wildfire aid

As Biden struggles, Harris touts California wildfire aid

She announced $600 million in disaster relief funding for the U.S. Forest Service in California. Read more ...

UNLV looks to bounce back against San Jose State

UNLV's bench scored just four points in Thursday's loss to Air Force, but coach Kevin Kruger said he's confident his reserves will rebound Saturday against San Jose State. Read more ...

AP Source: Vikings Target General Manager Finalists From Browns, Chiefs

EAGAN, Minn. - The Minnesota Vikings have targeted two finalists for their general manager job: Cleveland vice president of football operations Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and Kansas... Read more ...

Erin Gemmell captures four medals as Stone Ridge swimming wins...

The Gators were pushed by Holton-Arms but pulled away at the end of the meet. Read more ...

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England to receive $500,000 federal grant

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England to receive $500,000 federal grant

The federal government is giving $500,000 to Planned Parenthood of Northern New England to help with the loss of state funding from New Hampshire. Read more ...

NYPD officer killed, another in critical condition after Harlem shooting...

One New York City police officer is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting in Harlem on Friday, officials said. A suspect is also dead. Read more ...