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Family gathers to remember man stabbed to death by brother

A mother in Hartford is grieving after one of her sons was killed. Her other son is now behind bars, accused of doing it. Jiram Ortiz, 22, and his brother were outside a Main Street apartment building Saturday night when they got into an argument. The younger brother, who is 17, is accused of stabbi

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-16 01:19:00

Flood Warning issued for Hartford area along CT River

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Hartford area along the Connecticut River until late Sunday night into Monday morning. The NWS said at 8:30 p.m. the CT River water rose to 16.1 feet, surpassing the flood stage at 16 feet. As the evening continues, the flood waters will gr

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-15 05:39:00

Goya Foods Donates to Hartford Relief Center

From Goya Foods: Thanks to Goya Foods, Inc. and its Goya Gives campaign, displaced families served by Hartford's the Centro de Ayuda Para Nuestros Amigos Caribenos (Relief Center for our Caribbean Friends) had a reason to celebrate the new year. In late December, Goya donated 2,000 pounds of food to

PATCH - 2018-01-15 03:15:18

Hartford Stage Selected for National Creative Aging Program

Hartford, CT, January 4, 2018 - Hartford Stage is one of twenty nonprofit arts organizations nationwide selected to participate in the National Guild for Community Arts Education's Catalyzing Creative Aging Program. This new multi-phase project, created in collaboration with Lifetime Arts, will supp

PATCH - 2018-01-16 01:20:50

Dog dies in Glastonbury house fire

Crews were called to a house fire in Glastonbury on Sunday afternoon. The fire broke out at a home on Heritage Drive around 3 p.m. The fire chief said a dog died in the fire. No people were home at the time. No firefighters were injured. Crews from Bolton were also called to the scene. Stay updated

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-15 00:23:00

Two Hartford men found wounded

Hartford police cruiser (WTNH /George Roelofsen) HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - On Saturday Morning, Hartford Police responded to 768 Maple Avenue on a serious assault complaint. Upon arrival officers found two victims. One was a 33-year-old man suffering from a gun shot wound to the buttocks, and a 38-


1 Shot, 1 Stabbed After Apparent Fight in Hartford: Police

Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries after weapons were pulled during an apparent fight on Maple Avenue in Hartford Saturday, police said. Police said officers responded to an assault complaint after two ShotSpotter activations in the area of 768 Maple Avenue. When officers arrived they


Hartford teenager accused of stabbing brother to death

Photo Courtesy: WTNH HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) -A teenager in Hartford is accused of stabbing his brother to death. Police found 21-year-old Jiram Ortiz with a puncture stab wound to the chest after responding to a home on Main Street at around 12:50 a.m. Saturday. Ortiz was taken to St. Francis Hosp

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-01-14 10:27:53

Boy taken to hospital after fireworks explode in his bedroom, fire officials say

A boy was taken to the hospital Sunday night after fireworks exploded inside his bedroom on Primrose Drive in Fairview Heights. Dispatchers received a call about the explosion at 7:26 p.m, according to Chief Bryan Doyle. He said the boy was taken to the hospital with burns, but was expected to surv

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-15 17:01:00

Fifth man sought in river cabin burgarlies

Four Burlington men are in custody in two states and police are looking for a fifth Burlington man in connection with a series of break-ins of homes and cabins on both sides of the Mississippi River. The latest arrest in the break-ins occurred Friday when Bryce Miller, 22, was taken into custody whe

HAWK EYE - 2018-01-16 04:38:10

Old Burlington police station sale delayed

Burlington City Council must hold off on its plan to sell the city's soon-to-be-vacant police station at 424 N. 3rd St. Developers aren't backing out of the deal with the city, but their deal to buy the adjacent property called the Moose building needs more time. "Over the weekend I think some issue

HAWK EYE - 2018-01-16 04:38:25

Traffic Alert: Police Activity In Pasadena

PASADENA, CA -- Pasadena police on Monday asked the public to avoid an area because of police activity. Police urged the public to avoid Lake Avenue between Orange Grove Boulevard and Santa Barbara Street. The alert was issued around 8 a.m. Monday. PASADENA, CA -- Pasadena police on Monday asked the

PATCH - 2018-01-15 16:27:11

Pasadena Restaurant Standoff Ends After No One Found Inside

PASADENA, CA -- An hours-long standoff outside a Pasadena restaurant ended Monday after an employee, who was reported to be barricaded inside, was no where to be found. Police reportedly entered Reyn Cafe in the 600 block of North Lake Avenue before noon but the employee was not inside. The standoff

PATCH - 2018-01-15 16:27:11

Man barricaded in Pasadena diner

A man remains holed up in a Pasadena restaurant Monday. The barricade is happening in the 600 block of North Lake Avenue. It's not clear if the suspect is armed. Shortly after 8 a.m., police told the public to avoid Lake Avenue between Orange Grove Boulevard and Santa Barbara Street due to police ac

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 18:40:21

Pasadena wants to buy a $3 million property to create a much needed park

In Pasadena's most densely populated district, a push to add more green space is finally bearing fruit. On Monday, the city approved spending $3.1 million to buy a bank property on the corner of Union Street and Oak Knoll Avenue with the purpose of turning it into park land. "This is a great, quick

PASADENA STAR-NEWS - 2018-01-15 04:34:48

Pasadena Author Greg Critser Dies At 63

PASADENA, CA -- Greg Critser, a Pasadena-based author of books on science and health issues and educator died Saturday night, a family spokesperson said Sunday. He was 63. Crister had written books exploring the link between large American companies and obesity, such as the practice of fast food cor

PATCH - 2018-01-15 00:23:54

Coffee With a Cause: Pasadena Coffee Shop Hires Homeless and Foster Youth

The past year has seen a 64 percent increase in 18 to 24-year-olds sleeping on the streets of Los Angeles and many of those youth come from the foster care system. One minister in Pasadena is doing his part to give homeless youth a new lease on life. Charlene Long, 26, is now thriving in her new job


'It's Not Just A Building To Us': Historic Pasadena Church Targeted In Suspected Act Of Arson

PASADENA (CBSLA) - "It's not just a building to us and these aren't just objects," said Rebecca Woods, a parishioner of the Church of the Angels in Pasadena, which was recently burned in a suspected act of arson. Firefighters were called to the historic church on Avenue 64 early Saturday morning. Up

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-14 08:55:09

Authorities Seek Arson Suspects in Pasadena Church Fire

Authorities were looking for the people who vandalized and set on fire a 129-year-old church in Pasadena early Saturday. Community volunteers help clean damage caused by an arson fire started inside the Church of the Angels in Pasadena on Jan. 13, 2018. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times) A passe


Water main break blocking traffic in Roanoke

ROANOKE, VA - Multiple crews are currently working a water main break on Orange Avenue in Roanoke. Local police, road crews, and utility crews have responded as water flooded the roadway in front of the Sheetz across the street from the Berglund Center. Orange Avenue westbound has been blocked off t

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-01-15 02:18:26