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West Hartford Police arrest Hartford man after shots fired incident at New Britain Avenue gas station in mid-January

West Hartford police charged a Hartford man on Thursday with illegally discharging a firearm at a New Britain Avenue Sunoco in mid-January. Police arrested William Acevedo, 38, of 45 Barker St. on warrant and charged him with criminal attempt to commit first-degree assault and criminal possession of


Connecticut bans on plastic bags, straws, containers passed by committee

HARTFORD — As more towns wave goodbye to single-use plastic, Connecticut is moving toward a statewide ban on products including bags, straws and take-out containers. The legislature’s Environment Committee approved legislation Monday that would ban Connecticut stores from giving customers single-use


Connecticut lawmakers seeking to stop rash of juvenile car thefts

Prompted by a sharp increase in automobile thefts by juveniles, lawmakers are seeking ways to solve the problem including transferring more juveniles to adult court or providing them with additional services.


Man found with 23 bags of crack in car

VERNON — A routine traffic stop led to a drug bust and arrest of an East Hartford man in downtown Rockville Wednesday night. The man, Trevis James, 41, of 43 Woodycrest Drive, East Hartford, was pulled over at 8:42 p.m. Wednesday for a stop sign and lane violation, according to a report from Vernon


Hartford’s affordable housing failures go beyond a few canceled contracts

Around the corner from Wethersfield Avenue, tenants of an aging, L-shaped building stop in the hallways to talk — about the pipes that leak, and the doors that don’t lock and the heat that goes off at night.


Job Post: Director of Human Resources - Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is seeking a Director of Human Resources to lead the HR function in support of the organization and its mission by developing and delivering programs to attract, retain and develop a diverse, high performing workforce.


Residents decry conditions at downtown Hartford’s Bushnell on the Park

Soon after it opened in the late 1970s, downtown Hartford’s Bushnell on the Park honed a reputation as a power address for corporate executives, local television glitterati and players on the Hartford Whalers hockey team.


2 Charged With Risk Of Injury To A Minor In South Windsor

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT - Police recently arrested two individuals in risk of injury to a minor cases, including a sexual assault case. According to police, Anthony Kehayias, 47, of South Windsor, was arrested Friday night and charged with risk of injury to a minor, second-degree criminal mischief, disord


Recreational marijuana passes first hurdle

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Recreational marijuana passed its first hurdle on Monday afternoon. A bill that was up for a vote was one of several pot-related bills under consideration.


Manchester’s Adams Mill restaurant to close in April

The Adams Mill, a Manchester restaurant, pub and banquet facility, has announced plans to close after 37 years of business. Owners Deb and Tony Scarpace shared the news in a Facebook post Saturday, noting that the restaurant will close April 28 after Sunday brunch.


Family that owns Krispy Kreme admits its Nazi past, says it will donate $11 million to charity

The German family whose holding company owns controlling stakes in companies such as Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Panera Bread, Pret a Manger and Einstein Bros. Bagels profited from the horrors of the Nazi regime, according to a report in a German newspaper.


Meet comedian Mo Mussa, leader of the ‘Stand-Up Underground’ at the Elbow Room

Mo Mussa’s got the look. That casual but stylish jeans-and-jacket ready-to-head-anywhere style. He’s got the intensity. As a stand-up, he holds your attention even when you don’t know where he’s going with a bit. He’s laser-focused. He doesn’t waste time. He knows where the laughs will be.


South Windsor Police Warn About Social Security Scam

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT - The Social Security Administration is asking for the public's assistance getting the word out about an ongoing phone scam. In these scam calls, the suspect callers are imitating Social Security Administration (SSA) employees and fraudulently requesting information to get the vict


Jeremy Richman, father of 6-year-old Sandy Hook shooting victim, found dead at Connecticut town hall

The father of one of the children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting was found dead in a Connecticut government building Monday morning. Newtown police, fire and emergency medical responders were called to Edmond Town Hall in Newtown at approximately 7 a.m. on Monday following


Head to Meet Market to find love

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Do you know someone longing for love? Look no further than KISS 95.7's Meet Market in Hartford. Co-Host Courtney and KISS in the morning Gavin tells us what we can expect at The Russian Lady on Friday, March 29 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Windsor man who was in country illegally sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting teenage girl

A 31-year-old man who reentered the U.S. after being deported was sentenced Monday to three years in prison and three years of special parole for sexually assaulting a Manchester girl when she was 13 and 14.


Swan Day CT coming to New Britain this weekend

It's all about supporting women artists. That's why Swan Day CT was created. Its in its 12th year and has grown into an international movement.


Connecticut man injured after head-on crash into tree

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick police continue to investigate an early morning crash Monday that sent the driver Maine Medical Center in Portland. The crash was reported just after 1 a.m. Brunswick Police Cmdr. Tom Garrepy said a gray 2007 Audi was traveling south on Mere Point Road when the vehicle left the


West Hartford Women Get Peachy

Bevin Mugford, head of Field Development for Peach, will address the West Hartford Women in Networking on Thursday, March 28. Bevin Mugford, head of Field Development for Peach – a thriving venture-backed start-up – said, “You are uniquely you and we like that.”


Manchester Man Gets 12 Years In Car Wash Shooting Case

MANCHESTER, CT — A man, incriminated in part by evidence on a toilet seat, has been give a prison sentence of more than a dozen years in a Hartford car wash shooting case, a leading prosecutor said.