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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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New York police are investigating thefts of jewelry worth over $350,000 from Trump Tower
09/23/2019 9:00am

The New York Police Department is investigating thefts of jewelry valued at over $350,000 from Manhattans Trump Tower. In one case, the victim told police she had been away from the 5th Avenue skyscraper from June 21 to September 9. Upon returning, she discovered she had $236,000 of jewelry removed or stolen it was no longer there, said police Sgt. Lee Jones. In the second case, the victim was away from September 4 to September 10 and reported missing jewelry

Thomas Cook collapses, leaving thousands of travelers stranded
09/23/2019 8:48am

British tour operator Thomas Cookcollapsed Sunday night,stranding hundreds of thousands of travelers and putting 21,000 jobs at risk. The 178-year-old companysaid in a statementthat its board concluded that it had no choice but to take steps to enter into compulsory liquidation with immediate effect after talks on a financial rescue failed. All Thomas Cook bookings have been canceled, the UK Civil Aviation Authoritytweeted. Peter Fankhauser, Thomas Cooks chief executive, apologized to customers, employees, suppliers and partners. This marks a deeply

Alligator pulled from pond behind Michigan school
09/23/2019 8:42am

The teams at Bedford Junior High School in Temperance, Michigan, call themselves the Broncos. They may need to change their name to the Gators after one was found living in a pond behind the school. Zoologists wrangled an American alligator from school property Friday after a teacher had spotted it the day before, according to CNN affiliate WTVG. It took 24 hours to drain the pond where the 3-foot alligator was living, WTVG reported. The reptile was removed from the

Joaquin’s dad died in the line of duty, so dozens of police came to watch his first football game
09/23/2019 8:38am

Mission, Texas, Police Cpl. Jose Speedy Espericueta couldnt wait to watch his 13-year-old son play in his first football game. The one thing he couldnt stop talking about was Joaquin starting football this year, Police Officer Javier Lara told CNN on Sunday. But Espericueta never got the chance. He was shot and killed in June, becoming the first Mission police officer to die in the line of duty in over 40 years. On Saturday, officers from across south Texas took

Dry shampoo bottle explodes in St. Louis woman’s vehicle, destroys sunroof
09/23/2019 8:35am

ST LOUIS A mother is warning others about leaving certain beauty products in hot cars after a bottle of dry shampoo exploded in her daughters car, blowing off the sunroof. Christine Debrecht said her daughter left her dry shampoo in her vehicle all day and they discovered the sunroof had been blown off. She said the product does have a warning on it that it cannot be warmed but she knows its easy for some people to forget, so

WVIT
WVIT

1422 New Britain Ave
West Hartford, CT 06110   Directions

(860) 521-3030

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Fotis Dulos Heads Back to Court Today
09/23/2019 7:14am

Tomorrow will mark exactly four months since Jennifer Dulos disappeared. Its been 122 days since her five children said goodbye after she dropped them off at school and its been more than 16 weeks since police found blood stains and spatter in the garage of her New Canaan home.Jennifers estranged husband, Fotis Dulos, and his girlfriend, Michelle Troconis, are each facing multiple charges in connection with Jennifers disappearance. British Tour Company Collapses, Leaves 150K People Stranded On Monday, Fotis will be back in court because of his GPS monitoring device. Hes been wearing it since June when he was released on bond.According to the Hartford Courant, Fotis is not properly recharging the batteries in the GPS device on his ankle and it has happened four times between August and September. New Storm Could be Named as Karen Moves Toward Puerto Rico When NBC Connecticut reached out to Fotis attorney, Norm Pattis, he said Fotis needs the battery adjusted.Jennifer Dulos has been missing since May 24. Tour Bus Driver in Deadly Utah Crash Was on 1st Trip In the latest arrest warrant, police allege Fotis drove one of his employees pickup trucks to New Canaan and was lying in wait for Jennifer when she returned home.Investigators have several surveillance video angles of the pickup truck, but none of them can identify the driver.According to the warrant, Troconis admitted to police that Fotis was not home the morning of Jennifers disappearance and later in the afternoon was cleaning the employees truck.Troconis told police that Fotis had the truck professionally cleaned and she also said it was her and Dulos on surveillance video in Hartford dumping bags of trash. Those bags of trash were later found to have items containing Jennifers blood.Both Fotis and Troconis are facing two charges of tampering with evidence and one charge of hindering prosecution in relation to Jennifers disappearance.The judge has the option to revoke Fotis bond if he finds Fotis did not comply with the terms of his release.Police have set up a dedicated website for tips in the disappearance of Jennifer Dulos. Anyone with information that can help the investigation is asked to call police at 203-594-3544 or send an email tofindjenniferdulosnewcanaanct.gov.

Sticky, Summer Heat for the First Day of Fall
09/23/2019 6:56am

The first day of fall has officially arrived, but Mondays temperatures will feel more like summer.Temperatures will soar into the 80s in the afternoon and some inland towns could get near 90. British Tour Company Collapses, Leaves 150K People Stranded With dew points in the 60s, it will also feel quite humid, especially along the shoreline.More fall-like temperatures return on Tuesday with high temperatures in the mid to low 70s. New Storm Could be Named as Karen Moves Toward Puerto Rico Temperatures steadily drop throughout astronomical fall. Check out the average high and low temperatures for the next few months leading up to winter on December 21st561105581,c Tour Bus Driver in Deadly Utah Crash Was on 1st Trip The average high temperatures for astronomical fall ranges from 72 degrees today to 38 degrees on December 21st.You can get the latest forecast anytime here.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.

Macys Notifies State of 78 Job Cuts Coming in South Windsor
09/23/2019 8:20am

Macys is closing its Backstage operational unit in South Windsor and has notified the state that 78 jobs will be eliminated.Macys sent a letter to the state Department of Labor last week that says the jobs are at the Macys Logistics and Operations Center at 301 Governors Highway in South Windsor. British Tour Company Collapses, Leaves 150K People Stranded There will be three waves of layoffs.The first will be between Nov. 17 and 30, the second will be between Nov. 30 and Dec. 13 and the last will be between Feb. 1, 2020 and Feb. 14, 2020. New Storm Could be Named as Karen Moves Toward Puerto Rico Russell Boyd, the vice president of human resources, wrote in a letter to the state that the employees do not have bumping rights and they will be given information about the opportunity to transfer to open positions in the location or in nearby Macys locations.Photo Credit: Getty Images

East Hampton Spraying for Mosquitoes Near Schools Due to EEE Concerns
09/23/2019 6:46am

The town of East Hampton is having their public schools sprayed for mosquitoes due to the concern of Eastern Equine Encephalitis on Monday and Tuesday.The single application of organic mosquito control spray will be applied to the exterior perimeter tree lines of the high school, middle school and center school fields. British Tour Company Collapses, Leaves 150K People Stranded The spray is applied by a backpack mist blower onto the trees and brush along the wood line of the fields, town officials said.No spray will be applied to the grass surfaces of the playing fields, authorities added. New Storm Could be Named as Karen Moves Toward Puerto Rico The spray began at 5 a.m. on Monday at the high school and middle school and will be applied at the center school on Tuesday.Spraying is expected to be completed by 8 a.m. each day. Tour Bus Driver in Deadly Utah Crash Was on 1st Trip The sprayed area is open to use within two hours of the application, once the water evaporates from the spray mixture, according to town officials.The application can be effective for up to 45 days in ideal weather conditions, experts said.Town officials said East Hampton Public Schools is also following the guidelines of the Department of Public Health for EEE.All outdoor after school activities, athletic practices and athletic games and events will end prior to dusk until the first frost.Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut

Man Dies After Being Swept Away by Rushing Water in New Haven
09/23/2019 4:23am

A man has died after being swept away by rushing water in the West River in New Haven on Sunday night.It was an emotional night for people who gathered near the river hoping the man, who were told was 48 years-old, would be found safely. British Tour Company Collapses, Leaves 150K People Stranded An intense search was underway for hours on the West River on the New Haven and West Haven line.We dont have a lot of problems here. This is one of the first calls of this magnitude in some time, said New Haven Emergency Operations Director Rick Fontana. New Storm Could be Named as Karen Moves Toward Puerto Rico Authorities said a man went into the water to cool off when he was pushed under as the rushing tide came in. While he struggled, another person he was with jumped to help him.An individual went in to assist him, had hands on him, started to pull him under and before you know it the individual went under the water, Fontana added. Tour Bus Driver in Deadly Utah Crash Was on 1st Trip Rescuers from around the area rushed to help. Crews from New Haven and West Haven arrived, as well as divers from Guilford and Milford.They deplored sonar radar and carefully searched the river.After about four hours, crews discovered the mans body not far from where he went under.It was a sad ending and a reminder about the dangers of the water, especially in this area with its tidal currents.We would discourage anyone who would want to swim here. Its not really meant for swimming, Fontana said.At this point, the name of the man has not yet been released.Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut

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