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POLICE: TWO POUNDS OF COCAINE, GUNS - AND TODDLER - FOUND IN MANCHESTER HOUSE

Police say they found about two pounds of cocaine, guns, illegal ammunition and a toddler this week in a house next to I-84 and the...

BOY, 16, ARRESTED IN CONNECTION TO DRIVING STOLEN VEHICLE IN HAMDEN STREET ROBBERY THAT FRACTURED AN 85-YEAR-OLD WOMAN'S SHOULDER

A 16-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday in connection to a Hamden robbery where a 85-year-old woman was injured in mid-May.

 
 
 

CAR CRASHES INTO WEST HARTFORD DRY CLEANERS WEDNESDAY MORNING

West Hartford police are investigating an accident where a vehicle crashed into the building of a dry cleaners Wednesday morning.

NEW HAVEN FATAL SHOOTING KILLS 21-YEAR-OLD TUESDAY NIGHT

A fatal shooting in New Haven Tuesday night left a 21-year-old dead.

 
 
 

FATAL VERNON ACCIDENT LEAVES PART OF ROUTE 30 CLOSED WEDNESDAY MORNING

A fatal accident near Route 30 killed a moped driver early Wednesday morning, officials said.

BRIDGEPORT POLICE CONFIRM ‘INCIDENT INVOLVING AN OFFICER' TUESDAY EVENING

There was an officer-involved “incident,” Tuesday evening Bridgeport police said.

 
 
 

TWO CONNECTICUT RESIDENTS TEST POSITIVE FOR POWASSAN VIRUS

Two Connecticut residents tested positive for the Powassan virus, the Connecticut Department of Public Health announced Tuesday afternoon.

FATAL BRIDGEPORT SHOOTING LEAVES ONE DEAD TUESDAY MORNING

A man is dead after what state police believe was a targeted shooting Tuesday morning.

 
 
 

WOODSTOCK FIRE INJURES FOUR PEOPLE, KILLS SIX PETS

An overnight fire in Woodstock injured four people, killed five dogs and caused “catastrophic” damage to a 320-year-old farmhouse,...

A WOMAN WHO HELPED CONVICT A NOTORIOUS HARTFORD KILLER AS A TEEN IN 1953 WILL FINALLY GET THE $3,000 REWARD THAT WAS DENIED TO HER

When a young girl came forward about her own sexual assault after the murder of an 11-year-old who was raped and strangled days later,...

 
 
 

HARTFORD DRUG DEAL TURNED FATAL SHOOTOUT CAUGHT ON PRIVATE SECURITY CAMERA, COURT RECORDS SHOW

An apparent drug sale that turned into a fatal shootout last week in Hartford's Upper Albany neighborhood was captured in its entirety...

MARYLAND RESTAURATEUR, SON OF EX-CONGRESSMAN SAM GEJDENSON, REMAINS HOSPITALIZED AFTER TRYING TO HARM HIMSELF, CHILD ON TRAIN TRACKS IN GUILFORD

A well-known Maryland restaurateur and son of former U.S. Rep. Sam Gejdenson, the longtime Democratic representative of the 2nd District,...

 
 
 

TRUCK ROLLOVER SHUTS DOWN PART OF I-91 NORTH IN ROCKY HILL

Part of I-91 north in Rocky Hill was closed Tuesday morning because of a tractor trailer crash.

MIDDLETOWN FIRE SATURDAY MORNING KILLS THREE DOGS AND DISPLACES SEVEN PEOPLE

A Middletown fire Saturday morning took the life of three dogs and displaced seven people, officials said.

 
 
 

HARTFORD POLICE SEARCHING FOR SUSPECT IN CONNECTION TO JANUARY HOMICIDE

Hartford police are searching for a man who may be connected to a fatal shooting that occurred in late January. The suspect police...

GLASTONBURY POLICE: TEENS UNDER ARREST AFTER THEY STEAL, CRASH, TWO CARS - ONE STOLEN FROM A LYFT DRIVER

Police arrested five people they said were involved in stealing and crashing two cars - one a ride share vehicle they called after...

 
 
 

MAN, 23, CHARGED WITH MURDER IN CONNECTION TO WATERBURY FATAL SHOOTING IN MID-MAY

A 23-year-old man will be extradited back to Connecticut in connection to Waterbury murder that occurred in mid-May.

STATE POLICE SEEK DRIVER IN DEADLY HIT-AND-RUN SATURDAY ON I-95

State police are searching for the driver of a car involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash just after midnight Saturday on I-95 in New...

 
 
 

MARYLAND MAN WILL BE CHARGED IN INCIDENT FRIDAY ON TRAIN TRACKS IN GUILFORD; AMTRAK SERVICE TEMPORARILY INTERRUPTED

Amtrak service on the Shoreline East route was interrupted early Friday evening in an incident involving a Maryland man on the train...

CRASH IN MANCHESTER FRIDAY SERIOUSLY INJURES MOTORCYCLE OPERATOR

An East Hartford man was seriously injured late Friday afternoon in Manchester in a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of East...

 
 
 



Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

CHICAGO - Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other city and community leaders declare racism a public health crisis in Chicago. Lightfoot, joined by Dr. Allison Arwady Thursday morning... Read more ...

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

COPENHAGEN - Denmark and Belgium players halted their European Championship match Thursday for a stadium-wide minute's applause for Christian Eriksen. Read more ...

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97

Zambia's first president and champion of African independence Kenneth Kaunda has died at the age of 97, the country's president Edgar Lungu announced on Facebook Thursday evening. Read more ...

14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

Many Republican lawmakers cited concerns over the actual name of the holiday and whether it conflates with the July 4th federal holiday. Read more ...

The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives on Thursday voted to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force in Iraq. The resolution passed 268-161. The... Read more ...

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

The White House announced Thursday that most federal workers will have Friday off due to the new Juneteenth federal holiday, which President Biden will sign into law Thursday... Read more ...

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police used a controversial new law to arrest five editors and executives of a pro-democracy newspaper, accusing them of “collusion with a foreign country" to... Read more ...

'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls...

'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls listed for $590,000

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado real estate is on fire, but even so, will there be any takers for a vandalized $590,000 property described as a "little slice of... Read more ...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is ALREADY linked to Spurs job after Fonseca deal collapses

The internet has reacted after it was announced that the typically hot-headed ex-AC Milan legend Gennaro Gattuso has left his post as Fiorentina manager just 23 days into the... Read more ...

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

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