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Hartford Courant

Hartford Courant

258 Broad St
Hartford, CT 06115   Directions

(860) 241-6200


Markley Wins Republican Race For Lieutenant Governor Nomination
08/14/2018 9:25pm

Conservative legislator Joe Markley defeated challengers Erin Stewart and Jayme Stevenson Tuesday night in the Republican lieutenant governor primary. Live: Connecticut Town-By-Town Primary Election Results » Markley, a 61-year-old state senator from Southington, is anti-abortion and opposed to...

Corey Gets GOP Nod To Challenge Sen. Chris Murphy
08/14/2018 7:45pm

Matthew Corey, a Republican small business owner and the party-endorsed candidate for U.S. Senate, emerged victorious in a primary Tuesday but faces a tough task ahead in November when he’ll be running against Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy. The Associated Press called the race around 8:45 p.m. with...

Jillian Gilchrest Beats 12-Term Incumbent Andy Fleischmann For Democratic Nomination
08/14/2018 10:10pm

Standing in the doorway of a friend’s home on Cumberland Road in West Hartford Tuesday night, two members of Jillian Gilchrest’s campaign introduced her to supporters as the victor in the primary race against 12-term incumbent Andy Fleischmann. “Never doubt that a small group of people can make...

New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July
08/14/2018 4:35pm

Sports betting is off and running in New Jersey, with three casinos and two racetracks taking in $40.6 million in wagers in July, the first full month it was legal. Those figures were part of a report that showed that Hard Rock debuted as Atlantic City's No. 3 casino in terms of gambling revenue...

More than 300 priests listed in Pennsylvania report on Catholic Church sex abuse, more than 1,000 victims identified
08/14/2018 8:03pm

More than 300 Catholic priests across Pennsylvania sexually abused children over seven decades, protected by a hierarchy of church leaders who covered it up, according to a sweeping grand jury report released Tuesday. The investigation, the broadest inquiry into church sex abuse in U.S. history,...

Periodico Identidad Latina

Periodico Identidad Latina

593 Farmington Ave
Hartford, CT 06105   Directions

(860) 231-9991


EEUU: Piden no deportar a exmilitar venezolano
08/15/2018 10:17am

Piden a autoridades de EE.UU. que no deporten a un exmilitar venezolano “opositor” Miami (EFE).- El presidente ... The post EEUU: Piden no deportar a exmilitar venezolano appeared first on Periodico Identidad Latina.


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TEATRO: Irreverencia y comedia en “Hand to God” en TheaterWorks, Hartford. Por: Bessy Reyna
08/14/2018 5:50pm

Miles G. Jackson y Nick LaMedica (Cortesía TheaterWorks) Antes que nada, tengo que decir que tenía mucho tiempo en el que no me reía tanto como lo hice la noche que asistí a la obra teatral, “Hand to God” que … ... The post TEATRO: Irreverencia y comedia en “Hand to God” en TheaterWorks, Hartford. Por: Bessy Reyna appeared first on Periodico Identidad Latina.

WFSB

WFSB

333 Captial Blvd
Rocky Hill, CT 06067   Directions

(860) 728-3333


WTIC-FOX 61

WTIC-FOX 61

285 Broad St
Hartford, CT 06115   Directions

(860) 527-6161


Police: Possible deceased body found in the water in New London
08/15/2018 10:10am

NEW LONDON — Police are investigating after they say a possible dead woman was found floating in the water underneath the City Pier at 1 Waterford Park. The call came in around 10:22 a.m.. Police responded, and found the body. They are now investigating. This is a developing story.

13 overdose victims found on New Haven Green
08/15/2018 9:39am

NEW HAVEN — Thirteen patients have been taken to area hospitals for overdose related illnesses. The New Haven Police Department said they are aware of the high number of patients that were treated since last night, including as many as six currently. The majority of cases are centered on the New Haven Green. One patient was non-responsive to Naloxone – a drug used to treat narcotic overdoses in emergency situations, and is “very sick”, according to Rick Fontana, the city’s […]

Puerto Rico officials say all of island now has power again
08/15/2018 9:37am

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico  — Power has been restored to all of Puerto Rico for the first time since Hurricane Maria struck nearly 11 months ago, officials said Tuesday. The island’s electric utility announced that crews working in the southern city of Ponce reconnected the last neighborhood that had been offline since the Sept. 20 storm knocked out the U.S. territory’s power grid. Ponce resident Charlie Colon Nazario told El Nuevo Dia that he was looking forward to no longer […]

Newington police investigating shooting on Berlin Turnpike
08/15/2018 9:30am

Newington — Police are investigating a shooting on the Berlin Turnpike Wednesday morning. Police were called to the area of  2686 Berlin Turnpike shortly before 10 a.m. The road is not closed at this time. This is a developing story.

6-year-old orders $300 worth of toys on Amazon without her parents knowing
08/15/2018 8:50am

OGDEN, Utah — A Utah girl took advantage of “one-click” ordering on Amazon and bought $300 worth of toys without her parents knowing, according to KSTU. Caitlin’s mom recently bought her a Barbie on Amazon for her birthday and let the girl track the package. When she left Caitlin unattended on Amazon, she purchased some more birthday gifts and chose overnight shipping. The following day, the delivery truck pulled up at their home in Utah. “They just started unloading box […]

WVIT

WVIT

1422 New Britain Ave
West Hartford, CT 06110   Directions

(860) 521-3030


More Than 300 Students Displaced After Fire in Plainfield School
08/15/2018 10:07am

The Superintendent of Plainfield Schools is searching for a new school for more than 300 fourth-grade and fifth-grade students after a fire damaged a school late Tuesday night.Firefighters said they were called to The Plainfield Memorial School on Canterbury Road shortly before midnight after getting a report of an activated fire alarm. Twitter Suspends Infowars Founder Alex Jones for 1 Week When firefighters arrived, they determined there was an active fire in the building and additional fire departments, including Moosup, Central Village, Atwood Hose, Danielson and South Killingly were called in to help fight it.The fire was located in several administrative rooms on the second floor of the school, firefighters said. It took about an hour to get the fire under control. A significant amount of smoke was also ventilated from the building. Defiant as Trump Rages, Omarosa Says She Won't Be Silenced "The heat was so intense in the location of where it was that it burned through one of the water mains so most of the damage we're seeing is water on the second level and the first level in the rear midsection of the building. And that seeps across the cafeterias, into some of the classrooms. It'll be a lot of recovery including a 20-foot hole in the ceiling," said Plainfield Schools Superintendent Kenneth DiPietro.DiPietro guesses there's between $500,000 to $1 million worth of damage to around 12 to 15 rooms including the cafeteria and library at the school.  He said the insurance company will need to come assess the damage. Turkey Ups Tariffs on Some US Goods in Spat Over Pastor DiPietro believes it could take months before the school is recovered and cleaned up enough to allow students to be safe inside again. One of his main concerns is mold and smoke inhalation. "Three hundred and fifty, 360 students need a place to be housed where they can be safe and educated," he said. School is still scheduled to begin on August 29.The school system is working to find a building that can accomodate students for the start of the new school year. DiPietro said the students cannot be put into the neighboring Plainfield Central School because it cannot hold that many kids.Staff and students will be notified through the school messenger system that sends out calls. There will also be a number for parents to call to have questions answered.The Plainfield Fire Marshal's Office and the Plainfield Police are working with Connecticut State Police Fire & Explosion Investigation Unit to determine the cause and origin of the fire.Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut

Body Found Floating in Water in New London
08/15/2018 10:18am

Police are investigating after a body was found floating in the water in New London on Wednesday morning.Dispatchers took a call reporting a possible body floating in the water underneath the City Pier on Waterford Park around 10:22 a.m., officers said. Twitter Suspends Infowars Founder Alex Jones for 1 Week When first responders arrived, police said they did find a woman's body floating in the water.Officials have not released the woman's identity. Defiant as Trump Rages, Omarosa Says She Won't Be Silenced The investigation is ongoing.Photo Credit: Submitted Photo

Person Commits Suicide at Hoffman's Gun Range in Newington: Police
08/15/2018 10:06am

A person committed suicide at Hoffman's Gun Center in Newington on Wednesday morning, according to police.Officers said it happened inside of the store's indoor gun range, located on the Berlin Turnpike in Newington. Twitter Suspends Infowars Founder Alex Jones for 1 Week Multiple police cars and crime scene tape were seen outside of the store.This is a developing story. NBC Connecticut will update this story as details come into the newsroom. Defiant as Trump Rages, Omarosa Says She Won't Be Silenced Photo Credit: NBCConnecticut.com

15 Suspected Drug Overdoses on New Haven Green
08/15/2018 10:18am

Police are investigating 15 suspected drug overdoses on the New Haven Green since around 7 a.m. Wednesday and two additional suspected overdoses in the area. As police were holding a news conference about the issues on the Green, another call came into authorities about another possible overdose and they went running. Emergency officials said they found people suffering from a variety of symptoms. Some were unconscious, nauseated or lethargic.  Twitter Suspends Infowars Founder Alex Jones for 1 Week It is too early to know what the people took. Officials suspect it might have been K2, but they are waiting on test results.Some of the people on the Green told emergency crews that the drug could have been laced with PCP. Defiant as Trump Rages, Omarosa Says She Won't Be Silenced Narcan administered at the Green was not effective, but higher doses given at the hospital have been helping, officiials said during a news conference Wednesday morning. Yale-New Haven Hospital has received seven patients, They said two were brought to the hospital on York Street and five were brought to the Hospital of Saint Raphael. Turkey Ups Tariffs on Some US Goods in Spat Over Pastor Officials said there have been no fatalities. No additional information was immediately available.Check back for updates.Photo Credit: NBCConnecticut.com

Stefanowski Beats Out Large Field for GOP Nomination for Gov
08/15/2018 5:46am

Bob Stefanowski is the projected GOP nominee for Connecticut governor over a large field of opponents.The Madison resident has run an unconventional campaign in the land of steady habits. He bypassed participating in the party’s nominating convention back in May, has been running television ads since the start of the year, and is funding his campaign through private donations and with his own money as opposed to applying for the Citizens Election Program. Jahana Hayes Defeats Mary Glassman in 5th District Race "So I think it’s fair to say this campaigns been underestimated from the start," Stefanowski said at a victory speech Tuesday night. "I don’t think anybody really thought we’d be standing up here right now. But we proved them wrong and we’re going to prove them wrong when we beat Ned Lamont in November."Endorsed Republican, Danbury’s Mayor Mark Boughton, as well as former hedge fund manager David Stemerman, former Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst, and tech entrepreneur Steve Obsitnik all conceded to Stefanowski Tuesday night. Lamont Wins Democratic Primary for Connecticut Governor Stefanowski described his competitors as "tough" and "terrific guys" to go up against.“I look forward to reaching out to them over the next couple days and getting their views on how to beat the Democrats this fall," he said. Decision 2018 CT Primary: Key Races to Watch Stefanowski said the state needs tax relief, and he has the boldest effort in the field of Republicans looking to become governor. He said he can scale back the income tax over the next eight years, ending with a phase-out.“I learned that to save our state we have to defend core Republican values of smaller government with less interference in our lives, lower taxes, greater personal responsibility and the highest moral and ethical standards possible," Stefanowski said of his time so far on the campaign trail.Stefanowski will face Democratic candidate Ned Lamont in the November general election.For full primary night election results, click here.Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut

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