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Hartford Courant

258 Broad St
Hartford, CT 06115   Directions

(860) 241-6200


UTC Aerospace Parts Maker Shuts Calif. Manufacturing Site, Cuts 300 Jobs
10/19/2018 4:00pm

The aerospace parts and components manufacturer of United Technologies Corp. is shutting a manufacturing operation in California and eliminating 300 jobs. UTC Aerospace Systems has informed the International Association of Machinists of its plans to wind down manufacturing operations in Chula...

Trump administration set to expand religious exemptions to birth control coverage
10/19/2018 1:42pm

The Trump administration is expected to soon issue regulations that would expand religious and moral exemptions for covering birth control in employer health insurance plans, a move that critics say would limit womens access to contraception. The rules would likely roll back a controversial Obama-era...

Winter outlook: El Nino may mean stormy conditions in the South and Eastern U.S.
10/19/2018 11:52am

The past three winters have proved mild in the Eastern United States, and, in many places, snow has been scarce. This winter may be different, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday in its annual winter outlook. Because of a likely El Nino, which is the episodic...

Your odds of hitting Mega Millions $1 billion jackpot? Getting hit by lightning is more likely. A lot more likely.
10/19/2018 11:20am

The Mega Millions jackpot just hit a record $1 billion for Fridays drawing, the second-largest U.S. lottery pool ever, trailing only the $1.59 billion Powerball prize in 2016. While the odds of winning are a daunting 1-in-303 million -- youre about 20,000 times more likely to be struck by lightning...

Trump praises 'tough cookie' congressman who body-slammed reporter: 'He's my kind of guy'
10/19/2018 8:55am

President Donald Trump praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter last year, calling him a tough cookie and saying he thinks it might have helped him win election in Montana. At a campaign rally in Missoula Thursday, Trump lauded Rep. Greg Gianforte, who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor...

Periodico Identidad Latina

Periodico Identidad Latina

593 Farmington Ave
Hartford, CT 06105   Directions

(860) 231-9991


La temperatura arde en debate gubernativo entre Oz Griebel, Ned Lamont y Bob Stefanowski.
10/19/2018 10:57am

Oz Griebel, Ned Lamont y Bob Stefanowski.HARTFORD- la audaz promesa del republicano Bob Stefanowski de eliminar el impuesto a la renta de Connecticut durante ocho aos sufri un fuerte ataque el jueves por parte del demcrata Ned Lamont y ...The post La temperatura arde en debate gubernativo entre Oz Griebel, Ned Lamont y Bob Stefanowski. appeared first on Periodico Identidad Latina.

CT: Defienden manejo de educación de tiradores
10/19/2018 10:49am

NEWTOWN: Los oficiales escolares defienden el manejo de la educacin de los tiradores, refutan los hallazgos del estadoEl pistolero que mat a 20 estudiantes de primaria y seis educadores en la Escuela Primaria Sandy Hook unos aos despus de ...The post CT: Defienden manejo de educacin de tiradores appeared first on Periodico Identidad Latina.

CT: ¿”No” a tratamiento de salud mental?
10/19/2018 10:39am

Oficiales de CT defienden oposicin de tratamiento de salud mental ordenado por el tribunalConnecticut recibi recientemente una calificacin de F en un informe nacional por ser uno de los tres estados que no permite que los tribunales ordenen a ...The post CT: No a tratamiento de salud mental appeared first on Periodico Identidad Latina.


10/19/2018 10:27am

BÉISBOL : Price envía a Red Sox a la Serie Mundial
10/19/2018 10:24am

El jueves por la noche en el Minute Maid Park, cuando David Price llev a sus Medias Rojas al bandern de la Liga Americana con una maravillosa actuacin en el descanso de tres das en el Juego 5 de la ...The post BISBOL : Price enva a Red Sox a la Serie Mundial 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


Dog owners participate ‘Bark and Boo!’ at Elizabeth Park in West Hartford
10/20/2018 9:58pm

WEST HARTFORD Looks like Halloween is going to the dogs Well, for one day at least. The Elizabeth Park Conservancy group had a costume contest Saturday for the pet owners to show of their fur babies in their cute costumes. The event was called Bark and Boo and was held in the rose garden. We have so many walkers in Elizabeth Park. We thought an event that involved dogs would appeal to many of the people who use the

Norwalk officer injured in car vs. motorcycle crash
10/20/2018 9:46pm

NORWALK A police officer was injured in a motorcycle vs. car crash Saturday. Police said that car was turning left onto Walter Avenue from Strawberry Hill Avenue and struck the officer on his motorcycle while he was traveling southbound. The officer suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Norwalk Hospital. The driver of the car remained at the scene. The road was closed as Norwalk accident investigators collected evidence and documented the scene of the crash. Strawberry Hill

Plane makes emergency landing at Sikorsky Memorial Airport in Stratford
10/20/2018 8:51pm

STRATFORD A plane had to make an emergency landing atSikorsky Memorial Airport Saturday after having technical issues with its landing gear. Officials at the FAA said that an L39C experimental aircraft landed with its gear retracted atSikorsky Memorial Airport at about 4:30 p.m. At the time of the landing, two people were on board. It is uncertain if anyone was hurt during the landing. The FAA will investigate the cause of the emergency landing.

Police investigating armed robbery at Norwich restaurant
10/20/2018 6:57pm

NORWICH Police are asking the public for help in identifying a man who is believed to be in connection with an armed robbery. Officers said that the man entered Mr. Pans Restaurant, displayed a handgun and pointed at the clerk. The man asked the clerk to remove the money from cash register. The suspect fled the restaurant in a dark-colored pickup truck. Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call the Norwich Police Department at 860-886-5561 ext.

Girl Scouts get a taste of the trades at Local 777 in Meriden
10/20/2018 4:27pm

MERIDEN Girl power in Meriden today where girl scouts learned about different trades and career options available after high school. All of the building trades in CT are here presenting and giving the girls opportunity and exposure to construction, says Amy Blackwood of Building Pathways CT. At the Local 777 in Meriden, Girl Scouts tried their hand in electric, carpentry, metal cutting and other trades. We have in construction 3.2 percent women and we need to have more. Weve had

WVIT

WVIT

1422 New Britain Ave
West Hartford, CT 06110   Directions

(860) 521-3030


Cold Front Brings Blast of Cold, Wind to End Weekend
10/20/2018 3:15pm

The First Alert Weather Team is tracking a big change in the weekend forecast.Saturday will feature a blend of sun and clouds and a breezy southwesterly wind. Temperatures will reach the low 60s in many towns. Trump Says US Will Pull Out of Nuke Treaty With Russia A strong cold front will move through this evening with a scattered shower and gusty winds.Sunday will feature wind gusts that could top 40 mph along with colder temps in the 40s. Wind chills will be in the 30s for much of the day. Wind gusts near 40 mph are enough to cause some small tree limbs to come down and some scattered power outages. No Mega Millions Winner, Jackpot Climbs to $1.6 Billion Quieter weather returns for Monday with a moderating temperature into the 50s. Much of next week is looking quiet and cool.

New Haven Fire Dept. Employee on Leave Following Incident
10/20/2018 3:20pm

An employee of New Haven Fire Department is on paid administrative leave after an incident on Friday, New Haven Fire Department Chief John Alston said on Saturday.Chief Alston said he received a complaint from a civilian about an incident that happened at the fire departments clothing supply store in West Haven on Friday. Trump Says US Will Pull Out of Nuke Treaty With Russia Officials have not released details about the incident or the identity of the New Haven Fire Department employee who was involved.He said the employee is currently on paid administrative leave, pending the outcome of the investigation. No Mega Millions Winner, Jackpot Climbs to $1.6 Billion Photo Credit: NBCConnecticut.com

Trump May Have Lost His Bet on Saudi Prince MBS
10/21/2018 2:07am

On Friday the Saudi government finally admitted that writer Jamal Khashoggi had died inside its Istanbul consulate, saying he had been killed in a fight.From the outset of his presidency, Trump has offered a warm embrace to Saudi Arabia and its ambitious royal heir, Mohammed bin Salman, believing he could help the U.S. confront Iran in the Middle East. Migrants Vow to Re-form Caravan, Continue North Toward US But the gamble appears to have backfired badly, experts and former officials tell NBC News, with the young prince now implicated in the killing of Khashoggi, who dared to criticize the regime.Photo Credit: AP/Evan Vucci

Woman Harasses Family for Speaking Spanish in Va. Restaurant
10/20/2018 8:02pm

A Latina woman was with family visiting from Guatemala when she says they were verbally harassed by a white woman for conversing in Spanish at a Virginia restaurant.The family was confronted inside Andys restaurant in Lovettsville. National Issues Loom Large in Key House Race Near DC She asked for passports she said that she knew everybody in Loudoun County to get us out of here, and she started saying that we were supposed to speak English, but Im like were not talking to you, said the victim, who asked to remain anonymous. Theyre here visiting and they dont know English, so how do you want them to speak English when theyre here just visitingPart of the incident was caught on video. Baltimore Police Union Objects to SNL Thirsty Cops Skit You dont freeload in this f------ country, the woman is heard saying on the video. You get the f--- out, back to your f------ country.Police were called but no charges were filed. Trump Says US Will Pull Out of Nuke Treaty With Russia The owner of the restaurant said the woman who harassed the family is not welcome back.The Spanish-speaking victim said her 7-year-old daughter was present during the profanity-laced attack. She toldTelemundo 44that she is sharing her story because of her daughter and hopes that other victims of bias-motivated harassment also speak out.Its not fair that they do this to us, and even less acceptable if there are children present. Its not fair for any child to have to go through that. You just dont do that, the woman added.

Man Asks Social Media for Help to Find Mystery Couple in Yosemite Photo
10/20/2018 7:49pm

A Michigan photographer is asking for the collective power of the internet to help him find a couple of whom he took a stunning picture in what he believes was the moment they got engaged at Yosemite National Park.Matthew Dippel tweeted the photo, saying he took it at Taft Point at Yosemite on Oct. 6. Twitter help, idk who these two are but I hope this finds them, he wrote. Supermodel Karlie Kloss Marries Brother of Jared Kushner The image is jaw-droppingly incredible, capturing the moment the man gets down on one knee and takes the womans hand. Theyre standing on a cliff, nothing around them except the parks majestic mountains.The tweet has had more than 192,000 likes and 86,000 retweets since it was posted Wednesday afternoon. As of early Friday, Dippel still had not found the couple, according to an updated post below the photo. No Mega Millions Winner, Jackpot Climbs to $1.6 Billion Dippel, who was on a road trip and hike adventure with his pal at the time he captured the moment, told NBCs Grand Rapids affiliate WOOD-TV that he posted similar messages on Facebook and Instagram to no avail.Honestly Id like to give them just a big print of the photo because its such an incredible moment, he told WOOD-TV.Photo Credit: Matthew Dippel This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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