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Hartford Courant
Hartford Courant

258 Broad St
Hartford, CT 06115   Directions

(860) 241-6200

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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

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WFSB
WFSB

333 Captial Blvd
Rocky Hill, CT 06067   Directions

(860) 728-3333

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WTIC-FOX 61
WTIC-FOX 61

285 Broad St
Hartford, CT 06115   Directions

(860) 527-6161

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One dead in Bridgeport shooting
12/08/2019 10:16pm

BRIDGEPORT A man died Sunday night after being shot. Police said they were called to 588 Newfield Avenue around 6:15 p.m. for a report of gunshots. They found a man in a driveway who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the torso and extremities. Tyquess Moore 18, was taken to Bridgeport Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Winkler at 203-581-5224 or call Bridgeport Police at 203-576-TIPS8477.

Thousands take part in Glastonbury Santa Run
12/08/2019 9:54pm

Nearly a thousand people decked out in their most festive holiday outfits, took part in the annual Santa Run in Glastonbury Sunday. The 3-point-5 mile race started outside of Glastonbury High School. People packed the gym of the school to get warmed up and participate in the costume contest. The run means a lot to people in the area, whether theyre running because its tradition, or with groups of dozens of people for other special reasons.

Sailors killed at Pensacola Navy base saved lives when they ran toward the gunman, officials say
12/08/2019 8:22pm

Three US Navy sailors were killed when they didnt run from danger after a gunman opened fire at a US Navy base in Florida, US Navy officials said. When confronted they ran towards it and saved lives. If not for their actions, and the actions of the Naval Security Force that were the first responders on the scene, this incident could have been far worse, said Capt. Tim Kinsella, the commanding officer of Naval Air Station Pensacola. The sailors

Gal Gadot and Chris Pine meet again in trailer for ‘Wonder Woman 1984’
12/08/2019 7:15pm

She will fight for those who cannot fight for themselves. Thats because shes Wonder Woman, and now shes finally back. The first trailer for Wonder Woman 1984, starring Gal Gadot, was released Sunday, and fans have a lot to look forward to. The first look at the highly anticipated follow-up to Wonder Woman shows Diana Prince reuniting with her love, Steve Trevor, played by Chris Pine. This might have come as a surprise to many as Trevors plane blew up

Body of missing man found in Bridgeport; police investigating it as a homicide
12/08/2019 5:41pm

BRIDGEPORT Police said the body of a man who was reported missing last month had been found and they believe that he was a victim of homicide. Police said Miguelangelo Ismal Afzal, 22, was reported missing on November 21 by family members. Investigators developed information that he may have been in the area of the abandoned Remington property on Barnum Avenue. On Sunday, with the help of the Connecticut State Police K-9 unit, Afzal was found dead inside an

WVIT
WVIT

1422 New Britain Ave
West Hartford, CT 06110   Directions

(860) 521-3030

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First Alert: Accumulating Snow Possible Wednesday Morning
12/08/2019 6:08pm

NBC Connecticut Meteorologists are tracking our next storm system which will bring rain, wind, and snow by Wednesday morning.Rain will move into the state Monday morning and continue into the afternoon and evening. Climate Scientists Try to Cut Their Own Carbon Footprints Rainfall totals of 0.5 to 1.5 inches are expected.Tuesday will be primarily dry with rain re-developing by the evening hours. N Korea Conducts Important Test at Once-Dismantled Site Rain will transition to snow Tuesday night into Wednesday morning as a cold front passes through the region.While its too early to provide town by town accumulations it does appear that parts of the state could see a few inches when all is set and done. Thousands March as Hong Kong Protests Near Half-Year Mark Snow will come to an end after the morning commute with sunshine returning by the afternoon. This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

Spinney's Legacy Lives On at UConn
12/08/2019 8:12pm

Caroll Spinney the legendary puppeteer behind Big Bird as well as Oscar the Grouch passed away at his home in Connecticut on Sunday.He was 85 years old. Climate Scientists Try to Cut Their Own Carbon Footprints Were told Spinney used to visit the Puppet Art Complex at the University of Connecticut about once a year. He lived not that far away in Woodstock.I can only think about all the joy he brought to all of us for more than 50 years, said Bart Roccoberton, the UConn Puppet Arts Program Director. N Korea Conducts Important Test at Once-Dismantled Site At UConn, Spinney autographed a lectern and drew an image of Big Bird, who he had worked with Jim Henson to develop.With this, they chose that Big Bird would be this certain age and he would have innocence about him, curiosity about the world. And what was delightful was that was very much Carolls personality as well, said Roccoberton. Thousands March as Hong Kong Protests Near Half-Year Mark Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch were the two characters Spinney voiced and operated on Sesame Street for nearly five decades.Sometimes Spinney would stop by to see how the UConn students were doing.He would look in every corner, touch everything and then from a duffel bag he would pull out Oscar and of course Oscar would critique everything, said Roccoberton.How Spinneys puppetry made a difference to the world is being honored by staff at Bucks Rock Performing & Creative Arts Camp in New Milford.I think you know Big Bird and Caroll had a huge impact on all of us growing up in terms of how to make our way in the world, how to solve problems, how to a be a good person, said Noah Salzman, Bucks Rock Performing & Creative Arts Camp executive director.Spinney retired in 2018 and had been living with dystonia, a movement disorder.After his death, many believe his legacy will live on.Thank you Caroll for everything that you gave us, said Roccoberton.Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut

Multiple People Injured in New Zealand Volcano Eruption
12/08/2019 11:14pm

Multiple people were injured, at least one of them critically, and an unknown number of others were missing after a volcano erupted on White Island off the coast of New Zealand, police said Monday.GeoNet, the government earthquake agency, said the countrys most active cone volcano, Whakaari White Island, in the Bay of Plenty about 30 miles off the northeast New Zealand coast, erupted at about 2:11 p.m. Monday, NBC News reported. Typo May Have Overvalued Utah Home at Nearly $1B National police said in a statement that while it initially had been reported that about 100 people were on or in the area of the island, they now believed that there were fewer than 50, some of whom remained unaccounted for.Radio New Zealand, the government-chartered public broadcaster, quoted the national ambulance service as saying as many as 20 people may have been injured on the island, which in quieter times is a popular tourist attraction. Prosecutors Say Alaska Dentist Rode Hoverboard at Procedure Photo Credit: Ernst Haas/Ernst Haas/Getty Images

House Judiciary Chair Nadler Says Impeachment Articles Will 'Presumably' Be Introduced This Week
12/08/2019 5:37pm

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said Sunday that his panel will presumably present articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump this week, NBC News reports.Well bring articles of impeachment presumably before the committee at some point later in the week, Nadler, D-N.Y., said in an interview with NBCs Meet the Press. Watchdog Expected to Find Russia Probe Valid, Despite Flaws On Monday, the committee will hear from both Democrats and Republicans on the Intelligence Committee about the findings from their investigation into allegations that the president led a campaign to pressure the Ukrainian government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, one of the top Democrats running for president in 2020.Nadler said that congressional leaders havent finalized many of the key details of what may be included in any impeachment articles, saying that there are still significant consultations to come between committee members, House Democrats and Democratic leaders before they are finalized. North Dakota County May Become USs 1st to Bar New Refugees Photo Credit: SAUL LOEB/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Blue Back Mitten Run Held in West Hartford
12/08/2019 5:37pm

It was a day of giving back in West Hartford during the Hartford Marathon Foundations annual blue back mitten run.Thousands signed up to participate in this years 5K and kids races. Climate Scientists Try to Cut Their Own Carbon Footprints Participants brought new hats, mittens and scarves with them to donate to the town that cares, which is a program in the city.Were just so appreciative of that support that we get from the runners, Race Director Josh Miller said. N Korea Conducts Important Test at Once-Dismantled Site Runners got high-fives from Santa, hot chocolate and holiday cookies to celebrate crossing the finish line.