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After car crash in Hartford, police seize drugs and arrest passenger

Hartford police are looking for the driver who fled after a car wreck on Sunday evening. Officers recovered a large amount of cash and drugs in the vehicle, and arrested the passenger, police said.


Jefferson Colonial Hits The Market In Farmington

FARMINGTON, CT — A stately colonial home went on the market in Farmington Saturday. See what it's all about below:. Address: 3 Jefferson Xing, Farmington, Connecticut. Features: Your dream home awaits! This sensational 5 bed 6.2 bath stone and cedar colonial is located at the end of a cul-de-sac in


Accumulating snow over, next chance or winter weather comes Wednesday

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - While accumulating snow from Monday's storm may be finished, there may be more coming later in the week. A winter weather advisory remained in effect for northern Connecticut until 4 p.m. It's the reason Channel 3 declared an Early Warning Weather Alert.


Crash closed southbound side of Route 15 in East Hartford

EAST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Route 15 southbound in East Hartford is closed due to a crash. According to the Department of Transportation, the highway is closed between exits 90 and 86.


Federal tax cuts push Connecticut banks’ earnings to record levels

Connecticut banks are rolling in dough, courtesy of Uncle Sam. One year after President Donald Trump enacted the largest corporate tax cut in modern U.S. history, this state's 40 federally insured lenders during the first nine months of 2018 earned a collective $887 million after taxes — an apparent


I-Team investigates food safety violations at local restaurants

(WFSB) - Do you know how safe your favorite restaurant is?. Food safety has been a major issue, with several food borne outbreaks reported nationwide over the past year, so Channel 3 sent Chief Investigative Reporter Eric Parker out to see how restaurants in Connecticut are monitored.


Woman Hit, Seriously Injured by Car in Farmington

A woman was seriously hurt when she was hit by a car in Farmington Friday night, according to police. Farmington police confirmed the crash in the area of 76 Main St. The 69-year-old woman was taken to a Hartford-area hospital for treatment. No other details were immediately available.


Best Bets: Six things to do this week

'Pizza and Pils’ Hanging Hills Brewing Company, 150 Ledyard St., Hartford, hosts a “Pizza and Pils” party Feb. 23 from 2 to 5 p.m., featuring pilsners from Counter Weight, Fox Farm, Beer’d, Jack’s Abby, Two Roads, Back East and Kent Falls, along with Hanging Hills’ own Hills Pils. Food for sale incl


PD: New Britain man arrested with heroin, stolen gun in Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - A New Britain man was arrested in Hartford after police say they found a stolen gun and heroin in his vehicle on Sunday. Police say that at around 7:22 p.m., detectives observed a group of people congregating around a vehicle that was parked in a lot at 186 Westland Street.


Connecticut finds plug for $1.5B December tax drain

After the December enactment of a new Connecticut law forcing online vendors to remit sales taxes for merchandise sold by other individuals and entities using their websites, the state registered a 34 percent increase in sales tax collections compared to December 2017.


CT’s bioscience sector has a new strategic plan that industry boosters say could add 6,000 new jobs over the next decade

In his first few years in office, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sought to make a name for Connecticut in the world bioscience, committing more than $1 billion to recruit faculty, back research, seed startups and build or expand major facilities, mainly at UConn Health's Farmington campus.


Your Passport and Guide to Exploring Connecticut

Connecticut 169 Club: Your Passport and Guide to Exploring Connecticut Thursday, February 21st at 6:30pm. From the quaint splendor of the town of Kent in the northwest hills of Connecticut to the great restaurants that dot the shoreline of Westbrook, to New Britain's industrial roots, travel and his


9 Dogs In Need Of Homes In Windsor

WINDSOR, CT - Nine dogs were recently taken in at Windsor Animal Shelter and are in need of forever homes. For more information, go to their Facebook page. Image via Friends of Windsor Animal Care & Control.


Five hurt in East Hartford crash

A car crash Monday afternoon on Route 15 in East Hartford injured five people and forced a shutdown of the southbound Charter Oak Bridge lanes. A vehicle overturned between exits 86 and 90 sometime after 2 p.m. Ambulances were dispatched and initial reports said five people would be taken to St. Fra


Connecticut joins lawsuit fighting Trump administration over border wall emergency declaration

Connecticut is joining a multi-state lawsuit against the Trump administration over the emergency declaration for border wall funding. State Attorney General William Tong confirmed to The Courant Monday that he and about a dozen of his blue-state counterparts are suing over President Donald Trump’s p


One Dead, Two Injured in Shooting Outside Hartford Nightclub

Hartford police are investigating a fatal shooting early Sunday morning. According to police, three people were shot outside of Vibez Uptown, 3155 Main St. around 1:45 a.m. Police say 28-year-old Jakari Lewis, of Hartford, was shot and killed.


Massive Tanker Fire Causes Huge Mess on I-91 in Rocky Hill

A tanker truck caught fire on I-91 in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, Sunday morning, causing a huge inferno and shutting down both sides of the highway for hours. The fire started around 6:15 a.m. on the northbound side of I-91 between exits 23 and 24, according to police.


Destination Location: News 8 visits New Britain

NEW BRITAIN (WTNH) - Many of Connecticut's cities and towns have strong manufacturing history but none of them celebrate it quite like today's Destination Location. The Hardware City is one of the nicknames you've heard: Industry is in the city's blood, so it's not surprising the New Britain has a w


Police: One killed in overnight shooting at nightclub in Hartford

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Hartford Police is investigating a triple shooting that happened overnight at a nightclub and has left one person dead and two injured. According to police, the shooting happened around 1:45 a.m. as dozens of people left the Vibz Uptown nightclub on Main Street.


Windsor cops to get special assignments

WINDSOR — Changes in the language of the contract between the town and the police officers’ union have given the Police Department more flexibility in assigning officers specialized responsibilities to enhance the department’s services and provide more opportunities for officers.