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Hartford Courant
Hartford Courant

258 Broad St
Hartford, CT 06115   Directions

(860) 241-6200


Will signed week before heavy metal star Oliver Herbert’s death part of police probe
01/13/2019 11:34am

State police investigating the drowning death of heavy metal star Oliver Herbert in Stafford Springs have examined a will signed by Herbert a week before his death at a Hartford car dealership, multiple sources close to the probe said. The will was notarized by a person who was a friend of Herbert...

Five Hartford police officers, shot on duty, are posthumously honored
12/12/2018 4:00pm

Two years ago, while talking to a friend, retired Hartford Police Sgt. Thomas Elwood learned that a fellow officer who was shot on duty never received a citation for his valor. With a little digging, he discovered the officer wasnt alone. Nine members of the force who served prior to 1974 the...

State files rebuttal fighting Cheshire killer Joshua Komisarjevsky's claim for new trial
12/12/2018 2:50pm

Joshua Komisarjevsky doesnt deserve a new trial in the 2007 Cheshire murders, the states attorneys office said Wednesday in a legal brief with the Supreme Court arguing to reject his appeal, which is based in part on the failure of the state to turn over a series of police phone calls from the...

New Jersey sports betting market closing in on $1B mark
12/12/2018 3:00pm

New Jerseys sports betting market is closing in on the $1 billion dollar mark after less than six months of operation. Figures released Wednesday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show New Jerseys casino and racetrack-based sports books took in over $330 million worth of bets in November....

National Enquirer owner admits it buried stories to help Trump's presidential run
12/12/2018 7:10pm

The parent company of magazines including the National Enquirer, Us Weekly and In Touch has admitted to engaging in a journalistically dubious practice known as catch-and-kill in order to help Donald Trump become president. Federal prosecutors revealed Wednesday they had agreed not to prosecute...

Periodico Identidad Latina
Periodico Identidad Latina

593 Farmington Ave
Hartford, CT 06105   Directions

(860) 231-9991


Juez le da a Blumenthal otra victoria en una demanda contra Trump
06/26/2019 4:15pm

El martes, un juez federal rechaz una solicitud del presidente Donald Trump para demorar una demanda presentada por el senador Richard Blumenthal y cerca de otros 200 demcratas en el Congreso que alegan que los tratos comerciales del presidente violan ...

En Julio sale polémica caravana hacia Cuba
06/26/2019 3:33pm

Por dcadas, los Pastores de la Paz de la organizacin, Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization IFCO, han viajado a Cuba para dar ayuda humanitaria y mostrar segn ellos- la injustica del embargo estadounidense sobre la isla caribea. En Julio prximo, ...

EE.UU: Defensores de inmigrantes se preparan para ola de redadas de ICE
06/26/2019 12:14pm

Los defensores de los derechos de los inmigrantes de Connecticut creen que el plan del presidente Donald Trump de una oleada de deportaciones no alcanzar su meta de millones, pero dicen que hay que estar preparados para lo que se ...

SALUD: El costo de la insulina aumenta y preocupa a diabéticos
06/26/2019 12:01pm

El trabajo de Jacqueline Acosta es ayudar a la gente con asuntos mdicos, pero con el aumenta del costo de la insulina, ella est luchando con su propio asunto mdico que es precisamente la insulina.Su asunto es un problema ...

EDUCACIÓN: Dos profesores de teatro de Central Connecticut State University fueron investigados
06/26/2019 11:28am

Dos profesores de teatro de Central Connecticut State University fueron investigados sobre las sospechas que de conducta sexual inapropiada. Joshua Perlstein fue contratado en 1992 y fue dado de licencia administrativa remunerado en abril del 2018, pero renunci repentinamente el ...


333 Captial Blvd
Rocky Hill, CT 06067   Directions

(860) 728-3333



285 Broad St
Hartford, CT 06115   Directions

(860) 527-6161


Gov. Lamont signs first state budget
06/26/2019 4:00pm

HARTFORD Governor Ned Lamont signed legislation Wednesday enacting a biennial budget for fiscal years 2020 and 2021, which closes the $3.7 billion deficit he inherited without any tax rate increases or significant cuts to essential services. In a release, the governor noted that the budget: Increases funding for education and workforce development Protects the most vulnerable communities and services Does not reduce municipal aid funding for any town and city in the state, giving mayors and first selectmen security

CT DMV defends actions handling of DUI case for driver accused in fatal New Hampshire motorcycle crash
06/26/2019 3:32pm

WATERBURY Officials with the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles said they followed procedures in handling DUI charges for the man who has been arrested in connection with the crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire last week. CT DMV Deputy Director Tony Guerra said information for the East Windsor arrest of Volodymyr Zhukovskyy on May 11 for DUI was passed on to CT DMV on May 21 when the EWPD report arrived. The CT DMV then entered the

Florida homicide suspect captured in New Britain basement
06/26/2019 3:30pm

NEW BRITAIN Police said the suspect in the homicide of a Florida teen, subject of an AMBER Alert, was found hiding in a New Britain basement nearly a month after the crime. Florida officials said Luis Rivera Jr., was charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of a Florida teen, Bruce Hagans Jr. Winter Garden Florida Police said on May 31, they responded to a call for shots fired and a car leaving the area. Officers

Police fire shots during drug investigation in Bridgeport; 5 arrested
06/26/2019 3:18pm

BRIDGEPORT Police said five men were arrested Wednesday afternoon following a narcotics investigation on Pembroke Street. Bridgeport Police Department said during the arrest, an officer fired shots after he perceived a threat to his life. Police said no one was struck by gunfire and all five males were taken into custody and afirearm was recovered from a male suspect after a foot chase. Police added that only minor injuries were reported including an injury to a detective who was

Boy saved by fallen Missouri officer shares memory, gratitude
06/26/2019 2:58pm

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo KMOV North County Co-Op officer Michael Langsdorf was killed in the line of duty Sunday, shot by a suspect with a violent criminal history, according to police. During Langsdorfs 17-plus years as an officer, he responded to countless calls, but it was a call from early in his career with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department that is now resonating with so many in the St. Louis community. Thats me, said KeAndre Colenburg, just a


1422 New Britain Ave
West Hartford, CT 06110   Directions

(860) 521-3030


Attorney for Husband of Missing New Canaan Mom Contemplates 'Revenge Suicide' Theory
06/26/2019 12:46pm

The estranged husband of missing New Canaan mother Jennifer Dulos was back in court today, fighting for custody of the couples five children, and made a brief statement outside court.I just want to tell my children that they are constantly on my mind and that I love them and I miss them very much, Fotis Dulos said outside court on Wednesday. Video Shows Babys Rescue From Plastic Bag in Georgia Woods Fotis Dulos attorney, Norm Pattis, also spoke outside court about the case.You heard us say today in court comments that Jennifer made to Mr. Dulos that give us great concern for her safety and well-being. We are actively contemplating a revenge suicide hypothesis explanation for her disappearance, Pattis said. A Complete Guide to 2020 Democratic Primary Debates Fotis Dulos was already going through a divorce and custody dispute with Jennifer before she disappeared on May 24. On Wednesday, Fotis and his attorney were in Stamford Court for a status conference on the custody case.Attorneys for Jennifer filed a motion to hold Fotis and his attorneys in criminal contempt, claiming they violated a court order by releasing information about evaluations done on the couples children. Its information they said was supposed to be sealed. 13-Year-Old Charged in Possible Hate Attack on NJ Mother Pattis said he believes they acted appropriately and filed his own motion to have the evaluations unsealed.The filing goes on to request that Fotis and his attorneys be barred from divulging information from the custody evaluation to the media. It also asks that Fotis attorneys be disqualified from representing him in any custody or criminal cases.Pattis responded by writing in an email, without commenting on the allegations in the counsels motion, we contend we acted appropriately in the defense of our client.Outside court before the status conference on Wednesday, Pattis said they have had no communication with the children.On Monday, Fotis Dulos lawyer claimed that Jennifer may have staged her disappearance like a character in the book Gone Girl, citing a very dark 500-page plus novel that she had written.That prompted a spokesperson for Jennifers family, Carrie Luft, to dismiss the claim as false and irresponsible allegations, saying that Jennifers novel was written well before Gone Girl and was not a mystery tome.Evidence shows that Jennifer was the victim of a violent attack in her New Canaan home. As of today, she has been missing for a month, her family and friends said in a statement released Monday. This is not fiction or a movie. This is real life, as experienced every single day by Jennifers five young children, her family, and her friends. We are heartbroken. Jennifer is not here to protect her children, and these false and irresponsible allegations hurt the children now and into the future.Jennifer has been missing for over a month. According to court documents, when police searched her home, they found blood, and investigators believe she was the victim of a serious physical assault. Her disappearance is considered a missing persons case.City surveillance cameras captured a man police said matched the appearance of Fotis throwing away bags of garbage along Albany Avenue in Hartford the day Jennifer disappeared, according to court documents.Jennifer, who moved from Farmington to New Canaan after filing for divorce, was last seen while dropping off her children at school in New Canaan on Friday, May 24. Since Jennifer disappeared, her children have been living with her mother.Investigators have spent the better part of the last month searching for clues related to Jennifers disappearance at locations all over the state.As the search for Jennifer continues, police have dedicated a website, FindJenniferDulos.com, and an email address, FindJenniferDulosnewcanaanct.gov, to the investigation. Police have also set up a tipline, 203-594-3544.Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut

Summer Thunderstorms Possible Wednesday
06/26/2019 3:03pm

Summer is here - complete with heat and possible thunderstorms Wednesday.There is a risk for storms Wednesday in northwestern Connecticut around sunset. They should weaken as they move in from New York state and have little impact by the time they hit the shoreline. Video Shows Babys Rescue From Plastic Bag in Georgia Woods We also some some summer heat in the forecast. It hit 88 at Bradley International Airport Wednesday, the warmest day since May 26.Temperatures will drop down to the 60s overnight, but Thursday and Friday look hot, with temperatures expected in the low 90s. A Complete Guide to 2020 Democratic Primary Debates Track conditions in your area using our interactive radar.Get the latest forecast anytime by clicking here. 13-Year-Old Charged in Possible Hate Attack on NJ Mother Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

A Complete Guide to 2020 Democratic Primary Debates
06/26/2019 3:21pm

Ahead of the first Democratic debates of the 2020 presidential election on Wednesday and Thursday nights, heres a primer with what you should know before the anticipated fireworks.When and How to Watch the 2020 Democratic Presidential Debates What Past Democratic Debates Have Revealed About Candidates The Democratic National Committee has approved up to 12 debates. Six debates are scheduled this year and six more set for 2020.The first debate, sponsored by NBC News, MSNBC, and Telemundo, will take place on June 26 and 27 from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. ETat the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami, Florida. The field will be split into two with 10 candidates debating each night. Calls Increase for Democrats to Face Climate Change in Miami 511837492, CNBC announced the candidates would have 60 seconds to answer questions and 30 seconds for follow-ups. The candidates will be allowed closing statements but no openers. Miami Debate: Can 2020 Dems Do More Than Just Decry Trump on Immigration 511799842, CThe debate willair live across NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo and also stream online free on this website including at the top of this page,NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, the NBC News mobile app and OTT apps, in addition to Telemundos digital platforms.CNN will host the second debate in Detroit on July 30 and 31.511836141, CThe 20 Democrats Who Qualifiedfor the First Presidential Primary Debates in Miami AreNBC Newsannounced on June 14 the lineups of Democratic presidential candidates who are appearing on stage at the first debates in Miami.The first group of 10 appearing on Wednesday, June 26: Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, former Rep. Beto ORourke of Texas, Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, former Rep. John Delaney of Maryland, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, former Housing Secretary Julian Castro, Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.511301551, CThe second group of 10 appearing on Thursday, June 27 are: Sen. Kamala Harris of California, former Vice President Joe Biden, South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado, author Marianne Williamson, Rep. Eric Swalwell of California, entrepreneur Andrew Yang and Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado.511303541, CThree candidates who failed to make the cut for either night of the debate were Montana Gov.Steve Bullock, Massachusetts congressmanSeth Moulton, and Miramar MayorWayne Messam.Here is more information about all the candidates and how they are trying to stand out.504432322, C511778962, C511778712, CHow Candidates Qualify for the First Two Democratic Presidential Primary DebatesIn February, the DNC published specific debate guidelines spelling out what candidates have to do to participate.Democratic candidates may qualify for the first and second debate by meeting one of the two following sets of criteria:Criteria 1- Polling Method: Participants must register 1 or more support in three polls which may be national polls, or polls in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and/or Nevada publicly released between Jan. 1, 2019, and 14 days prior to the date of the debate. Qualifying polls will be limited to those sponsored by one or more of the following organizations/institutions: Associated Press, ABC News, CBS News, CNN, Des Moines Register, Fox News, Las Vegas Review Journal, Monmouth University, NBC News, New York Times, National Public Radio NPR, Quinnipiac University, Reuters, University of New Hampshire, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, Winthrop University. Any candidates three qualifying polls must be conducted by different organizations, or if by the same organization, must be in different geographical areas.Criteria 2 - Grassroots Fundraising Method:Candidates may qualify for the debate by demonstrating that the campaign has received donations from at least 1 65,000 unique donors and 2 a minimum of 200 unique donors per state in at least 20 U.S. states.If more than 20 candidates qualify, here is how a tiebreaker would work, according to NBC News. Candidates who meet both the polling and fundraising criteria would get preference. If that still doesnt winnow the field, then preference goes to candidates with the highest polling average. How Candidates Will be Selected for Future 2020 Presidential DebatesFor the third debate, the DNC is essentially doubling the polling and fundraising thresholds set for the first two debates and requiring candidates to meet both standards, instead of just one or the other, NBC News reported.Candidates will need to register at least 2 percent in four major polls conducted this summer and receive donations from at least 130,000 individual donors, including at least 400 in 20 states.Who Will Moderate the 2020 Presidential DebatesThere will befive moderatorsfor the first debate: TODAY co-anchor and NBC News chief legal analyst Savannah Guthrie, NBC Nightly News and Dateline anchor Lester Holt, Meet the Press moderator and NBC News political director Chuck Todd, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and Noticias Telemundo and NBC Nightly News Saturday anchor Jos Diaz-Balart.Holt will moderate for both hours. Guthrie and Diaz-Balart will co-moderate for the first hour, while Todd and Maddow will join Holt for the second hour, NBC News said.No information has been revealed by the DNC on the question format.511785301, C511789041, CSpecific hosts and moderators have not yet been revealed for subsequent debates.The DNC has said it will have at least one female and non-white moderator at each Democratic presidential debate.The DNC is committed to an inclusive and fair debate process, DNC senior adviser Mary Beth Cahill told Refinery29, which first reported the debates will have at least one female moderator.That means that all 12 DNC sanctioned debates will feature a diverse group of moderators and panelists including women and people of color, ensuring that the conversations reflect the concerns of all Americans.HuffPost later reported that the debates will also include at least one person of color as a moderator, who could also be the same person as the female moderator. This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

Bridgeport Officer Fires Gun During Confrontation With Suspects: Police
06/26/2019 4:05pm

A Bridgeport police officer fired his gun while trying to take several suspects into custody Wednesday, according to the Bridgeport Police Department.Police said it began as a stolen car investigation in the area of 915 Pembroke St. around 1:37 p.m. According to police, there were five suspects involved and one had a gun. While trying to take the suspects into custody, one officer fired his weapon due to a perceived threat to his life. Police did not provide specific details on what led up to the shots fired. Video Shows Babys Rescue From Plastic Bag in Georgia Woods No one was hit and all five suspects were ultimately taken into custody. One detective reported minor injuries after being hit by a suspect vehicle while the suspects tried to flee the scene.The suspects have not been identified at this time and the charges they face were not immediately released. A Complete Guide to 2020 Democratic Primary Debates Photo Credit: NBCConnecticut.com

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06/26/2019 3:47pm

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