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Car fire causes backup on I-93 South in Canton
A car fire on I-93 southbound has snarled traffic in Canton Thursday morning. A photograph distributed by Massachusetts State Police shows a dark-colored sedan engulfed in flames on the side of the highway. No one was injured in the incident.
Police: Hartford teen killed in crash involving stolen Mercedes
DURHAM — State Police say an 18-year-old was killed after being thrown from a car during a crash Wednesday morning. According to police, Hartford resident Luis Martinez was a passenger in a stolen Mercedes from Madison. Before the crash, the driver of the stolen Mercedes was being pursued by Madison
Canton Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead
CANTON, CT — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Rain in the morning and overnight and windy overnight. Windy in the morning and mostly cloudy until afternoon.
Feds give OK for proposed Tribal Winds Casino in East Windsor
EAST WINDSOR, Connecticut — Under the threat of renewed litigation and with a federal grand jury probing the matter, the U.S. Department of the Interior has given its final approval for the proposed Tribal Winds Casino in East Windsor, Connecticut.
Connecticut toll proposals approved in committee vote
ENFIELD, Conn. (WWLP) - Tolls are getting closer to becoming a reality on Connecticut highways, following a series of votes by state lawmakers on Wednesday. The Connecticut Legislature's Transportation Committee voted on three toll proposals Wednesday afternoon, following a 12-hour public hearing. T
MGM says it might go to court over East Windsor casino plan
EAST WINDSOR, Connecticut — MGM Resorts International, parent company of the MGM Springfield resort casino, said Thursday it still hopes to build a casino in Bridgeport and said it might sue if Connecticut lawmakers block the project in favor of the Native American-owned Tribal Winds Casino project
Southington woman pleads not guilty to drug charges after discovery of 500 heroin baggies, nearly 50 grams of crack
SOUTHINGTON - A local woman has pleaded not guilty to drug charges after police allegedly found her in a vehicle with more than 500 baggies of heroin and nearly 50 grams of crack cocaine.
Shots fired into multi-family Bristol home
BRISTOL - Police are investigating after multiple shots were fired at a city home on Saturday. Police released details of the incident on Thursday in response to an inquiry from The Bristol Press. A news release to media outlets was not sent out.
Police: 29 people charged in Waterbury drug ring
WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - 29 people have been charged after a joint investigation in Waterbury. According to officials on Thursday, 29 people are facing federal narcotics offenses connected to the distribution of heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine.
New Hartford farmer wants to establish tenant housing for workers
NEW HARTFORD — The United States’ changing demographics became a focus of discussion during the Planning and Zoning Commission’s March meeting when consulting land use officer Rista Malanca reported that a local farmer wants to establish tenant housing. Malanca said Bruce Gresczyk, one of the larges
Greenwich, Conn., worker demoted after taking pictures of dead body in suitcase.
A worker for the Connecticut town where a woman was found dead in a suitcase is facing discipline for taking and sharing photos of the victim's body. The Greenwich Time reports that town officials announced Wednesday that James Clifford will be demoted from his position as foreman of the Department
Warrant: South Windsor man drugged family, tried to kill himself
SOUTH WINDSOR, CT (WFSB) - A man from South Windsor is accused of drugging his family and trying to kill himself. Police released an arrest warrant to Channel 3 on Thursday for Pampana Gowd.
Emaciated Dogs, Banned Crocodile Monitor Found In Apartment: PD
NEW BRITAIN, CT — A Newington woman was arrested on animal cruelty charges after a crocodile monitor lizard worth $15,000 and two emaciated dogs were found in a New Britain apartment, according to police.
State Police looking for man wanted in child porn case
State Police are looking for a Bristol man wanted on child pornography charges. Anthony Tenan, 39, with a last known address in Bristol, is accused of possessing and downloading suspected child pornography at his Bristol address, state police said.
Bristol Board of Ed asks for a budget of $119.9 million
BRISTOL – The Board of Education is asking for a budget of $119.9 million for 2019-20, a 7.71 percent increase over the current year. “It’s an enormous ask,” acknowledged Superintendent Susan Moreau.
Heavy rain tonight, snow for some Friday
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -- While most of the state will see heavy rain Thursday night, some will see snow Friday afternoon and evening. After a day of scattered showers, heavier rain falls Thursday night.
Bear’s Chango Rosa closing downtown Hartford location
HARTFORD – Chango Rosa is pulling out of Hartford’s Union Station. Bear’s Restaurant Group plans to close its Hartford taco restaurant, the company announced Wednesday. The restaurant will close March 30.
Timing Out the Rain and Snow Moving Through Connecticut
A nor’easter will bring some heavy rain today, then snow is possible Friday night into Saturday morning. The wet snow begins later afternoon into the evening and through the overnight into the northwest and northeast hills. Here’s a breakdown of the timeline on our future radar. For more on the fore
Home invasion defendant Dequan Muhammad testifies he helped plan the crime, but didn’t participate
SPRINGFIELD — Dequan Muhammad took the stand in his own defense Thursday, testifying he didn’t participate in a Chicopee home invasion in January 2017 — but acknowledging that he helped plan the crime.
Hartford Police Chief David Rosado Stepping Down
Hartford Police Chief David Rosado will be stepping down and taking a leadership role at Pratt & Whitney, according to the office of Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin. Rosado’s last day will be Friday, April 12 and the city expects to conduct a national search for a new police chief.