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Hartford Courant

Hartford Courant

258 Broad St
Hartford, CT 06115   Directions

(860) 241-6200


Funeral Held For Victims Of New Milford Murder-Suicide
04/21/2018 12:35pm

The low sound of taps drifted from St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Dover Plains, N.Y., on Saturday, honoring a man who gave 30 years to the U.S. Coast Guard and 20 more to the state of Connecticut before he and his adoptive daughter were slain in nearby New Milford last week. More than...

'Imploding': Lawsuits. Fundraising troubles. Trailer-park brawls. Has the alt-right peaked?
04/21/2018 12:01am

Eight months after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia ended in the death of a counterprotester, the loose collection of disaffected young white men known as the alt-right is in disarray. The problems have been mounting: lawsuits and arrests, fundraising difficulties, tepid recruitment,...

E. coli outbreak warning expands to all romaine lettuce
04/20/2018 4:23pm

Public health officials are now telling consumers to avoid all types of romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak linked to the vegetable that has spread to at least 16 states and sickened at least 60 people, including eight inmates at an Alaska prison. The Centers for Disease Control and...

Hartford Capewell Factory Office Sold To Housing Advocates
04/20/2018 2:00pm

The historic Capewell Horse Nail Co. office building — next door to the recently converted Capewell factory — has been sold to the Connecticut Fair Housing Center, another sign of revival in the neighborhood. The housing advocacy group purchased the 1900s, brick and brownstone structure in the...

Dan Drew Rules Out Run For Elizabeth Esty's Congressional Seat
04/20/2018 11:15am

Democrats have a long list of names to fill the slot of Elizabeth Esty, but here’s one that they can cross off: Dan Drew. The three-term Middletown mayor is nixing a return to New Milford, where he was raised and where his parents still live, to run for Congress. Drew already pursued the governor’s...

Periodico Identidad Latina

Periodico Identidad Latina

593 Farmington Ave
Hartford, CT 06105   Directions

(860) 231-9991


CDS Mariscal Gamarra: 50 Años del Club de mis Amores
04/21/2018 9:44am

Primer equipo del Club Mariscal Gamarra (Mayo 1968) Todo empezó en aquel mes de Abril de 1968. Mis hermanos Angel Eduardo y Hugo Fernando Alatrista volvían a casa del colegio donde estudiaban, el Salesiano de Cusco, en Perú; y es … ... The post CDS Mariscal Gamarra: 50 Años del Club de mis Amores appeared first on Periodico Identidad Latina.

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04/20/2018 4:47pm

ENTREVISTA: Yeimy Renjifo y los sueños hechos realidad
04/20/2018 10:06am

Yeimy Renjifo es una joven nacida en Ibague, Colombia. Su mamá se llama Mariela Barreto, perdió al papá muy niña por lo que se crió con su abuelito y su mamá. Llegó hace siete años a Connecticut, hizo variados trabajos, … ... The post ENTREVISTA: Yeimy Renjifo y los sueños hechos realidad appeared first on Periodico Identidad Latina.

OPINIÓN: La “Pacha Mama” o la “Madre Tierra”
04/20/2018 9:57am

Desde que los seres humanos tomaron conciencia de las bondades de la tierra que los cobijaba, siempre sintieron especial reverencia por ella. Los Incas, cultura prehispánica que floreció en los Andes sudamericanos, la llamaron “Pacha mama” o ¨Madre tierra” y … ... The post OPINIÓN: La “Pacha Mama” o la “Madre Tierra” appeared first on Periodico Identidad Latina.

EEUU: Imponen multa de 1.000 millones de dólares al banco Wells Fargo
04/20/2018 9:52am

Washington, (EFE).- Las autoridades reguladoras de EE.UU. multaron con 1.000 millones de dólares al banco Wells Fargo por negligencia en su gestión de hipotecas y seguros para automóviles, lo que supone la mayor penalización a una entidad f... The post EEUU: Imponen multa de 1.000 millones de dólares al banco Wells Fargo 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


Family displaced after Middletown fire destroys home
04/21/2018 7:34pm

MIDDLETOWN —  A family’s home was destroyed after a fire broke at 9:00 A.M. on 1580 Bartholomew Road. A neighbor noticed that the house next door was on fire and proceeded to call 911.  Nobody was home at the time of the fire.  However, the fire left severe damage to the back of the house which is why it is deemed uninhabitable by the Middletown Building Department. The displaced family of 4 is being assisted by the Red Cross. The cause […]

East Haven Police pursuit of stolen car ends with 2 arrests
04/21/2018 7:13pm

EAST HAVEN — A police car chase ended with arrests of two people who had allegedly had stolen a car. Late Thursday evening, East Haven police were told by New Haven Police about a pursuit of a stolen car on I-91 north. New Haven Police gave up chase after the car reached East Haven town lines. East Haven quickly found the car in their town and attempted to pull over the occupants of the stolen car.  The driver seemed to […]

Good Samaritan in East Haven helps make drug arrest
04/21/2018 6:02pm

EAST HAVEN — On Wednesday, a local Good Samaritan who originally called about a suspicious vehicle helped police officers get a situation under control when negotiations between a suspect and the police turned violent. A resident near Cortina Road and Thompson Street noticed a suspicious vehicle parked outside his house with its emergency lights on.  He proceeded to call the police to report the suspicious vehicle.  When the police arrived they noticed a man who was identified as Frank Proto, 57, exiting the […]

Verne Troyer, ‘Mini-Me’ in Austin Powers films, dies at 49
04/21/2018 3:58pm

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Verne Troyer, who played Mini-Me in two of the Austin Powers comedy films, has died at the age of 49, according to statements posted to his social media accounts. “Verne was an extremely caring individual. He wanted to make everyone smile, be happy, and laugh,” a statement posted to his social media said. “Anybody in need, he would help to any extent possible. Verne hoped he made a positive change with the platform he had and […]

Avicii songs ring out from this Dutch town’s bell tower as a tribute to the late Swedish artist
04/21/2018 3:48pm

UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS — In a tribute to the late Swedish artist Avicii, a town in the Netherlands played some of his most popular songs with its bell tower on Saturday morning. The music rang out from the Dom Tower in Utrecht, Netherlands, CNN affiliate RTL Netherlands reported. It’s the tallest church tower in the country. Pim Brassien, 30, of Utrecht, filmed some of the tribute. He recognized the Avicii tracks “Wake Me Up,” “Without You” and “Hey Brother” as the […]

WVIT

WVIT

1422 New Britain Ave
West Hartford, CT 06110   Directions

(860) 521-3030


Fire Damages Home in Middletown
04/21/2018 9:59am

A fire broke out in a house in Middletown on Saturday morning.Firefighters responded to the 2-alarm fire at 1580 Bartholomew Road and brought the fire under control in about 25 minutes, according to fire officials. Scope of Barrier Reef's Coral Bleaching Alarms Scientists The house suffered significant damage mostly to the back of the structure.Emergency crews from surrounding areas were called to the scene with tanker trucks to help provide water because there were no hydrants in the area, officials said. Visit National Parks for Free Saturday No one was home at the time of the fire, according to fire officials.The occupants of the home will not be able to stay in it due to the amount of fire and smoke damage. Saturday Is Last Day to Use Toys R Us Gift Cards Middletown's fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut

Southington Considers Ban on Candy Cigarettes
04/21/2018 12:05pm

The town of Southington is considering banning candy cigarettes from sale.Students who are part of a tobacco prevention work group suggested the ban after learning they’re sold at the Apple Festival. They worry that the candy could give young children a positive perception of smoking real cigarettes. Scope of Barrier Reef's Coral Bleaching Alarms Scientists The ban was proposed to the town’s ordinance review committee, who voted to pitch the idea to the Town Council. Now officials are now considering an ordinance that would fine anyone who sells the candy. The proposal is still early in the process, and the next step is to work on what the ordinance would entail and how it would be enforced.But some people think a ban is excessive. Visit National Parks for Free Saturday “I ate them as a kid. I don't smoke cigarettes,” said Watertown resident Jeff Guertin. “I think it's absurd. It's just more things that they're taking away from us,” he added.Several councilors applauded the efforts of the student group. While some support the proposal, others feel it’s an overreach and an overreaction. Saturday Is Last Day to Use Toys R Us Gift Cards Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut

Sox Pitcher in Critical Condition After Brain Hemorrhage
04/21/2018 5:23pm

Chicago White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar is in critical condition at a local hospital after collapsing during Friday’s game against the Houston Astros.Farquhar, who pitched the sixth inning of the game, suffered a brain hemorrhage in the dugout afer the inning and was rushed to a local hospital.Later testing revealed a ruptured aneurysm that caused his brain to bleed, the White Sox said in a statement.He is currently in critical, but stable, condition at RUSH Hospital, the White Sox said. No further information on his condition was made available. "The White Sox will provide additional updates on Farquhar's health over the coming days as appropriate, but the club also asks that you respect the privacy of the Farquhar family at this time," the team said. The Astros, the team that is currently in Chicago playing the White Sox, sent a message of support to Farquhar on social media: "Get well soon Danny," the tweet reads. "Our thoughts are with him and his family during this difficult time." White Sox manager Rick Renteria offered his thoughts and prayers to his pitcher. "We all need to stay positive and be focused on thinking and praying for the best," he said before Saturday's game. "It crushes us in this clubhouse," pitcher James Shields said. "Nothing really matters baseball-wise when something like that happens, you know?" The Sox also asked for fans to offer their positive thoughts and prayers as Farquhar is treated. Photo Credit: Getty Images, File

LifeStar Responds to Meriden for Fall Victim
04/21/2018 2:29pm

A LifeStar helicopter has responded to Meriden to transport a woman who fell from some rocks.The scene is on Westfield Road, according to a spokesperson for LifeStar. Scope of Barrier Reef's Coral Bleaching Alarms Scientists No other details were immediately available.Photo Credit: Semso Becirovic

Saturday Is Last Day to Use Toys R Us Gift Cards
04/21/2018 10:34am

If you have a Toys R Us gift card, now is the time to use it. The toy retailer will no longer accept gift cards after Saturday, April 21. E-gift cards and Endless Earnings will also stop being accepted after Saturday. Toys R Us, which announced in March that it would be shutting down operations in the United States and Puerto Rico, says on its website that gift cards cannot be exchanged for cash, all sales are final and orders are not being accepted online. Scope of Barrier Reef's Coral Bleaching Alarms Scientists Toys R Us credit cards are being accepted through the end of the company's liquidation sale. Loyalty rewards and coupons, as well as gift cards from Canada, stopped being accepted in March. In announcing its closing, Toys R Us CEO Dave Brandon said in a press release that the company does not have the financial support needed to keep its U.S. operations running.  Visit National Parks for Free Saturday "We are therefore implementing an orderly process to shutter our U.S. operations and will pursue going concern sales or reorganizations of certain of our international businesses, while our other international businesses consider their options," Brandon said. Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images, File