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Testimony Begins In Hartford Murder Trial

Anthony Pernell claims that he accidentally shot and killed Lilliana Restreppo in the head inside his bedroom as the two strugged over a .38-caliber revolver. The 30-year-old Wethersfield woman, Pernell claimed, was upset over losing a child to the state Department of Children and Families and after

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-20 19:25:00

Hartford Courant releases Jeffny Pally death video

The Hartford Courant released portions of the video of a University of Connecticut student's death Friday. "When it became clear that this video offered new information relevant to the investigation, the Courant, after editing and cropping the video at some points to protect the victim, felt it was

UC DAILY CAMPUS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

West Hartford man charged with killing kitten, shooting pet rat with BB gun

Corey McCall (Photo: West Hartford police) WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - A West Hartford man is facing several charges after police say he killed a kitten as well as a pet rat, and severely injured another kitten with a BB gun Wednesday morning. Just before 10:25 a.m., West Hartford police respond

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-20 20:11:43

Hartford man charged with leading police on a pursuit, ramming cruisers on I-91

WINDSOR - A Hartford man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a police pursuit that originated in Springfield and traveled south on Interstate 91, ending near Exit 33 when he rammed three state police cruisers, injuring troopers before being boxed in and taken into custody, state police said. The

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2017-09-20 12:59:00

Hartford Jury Convicts Woman Of Manslaughter In Death Of Boyfriend

A Superior Court jury has convicted an East Hartford woman of manslaughter in the stabbing death of her boyfriend a year and a half ago in East Hartford. Samantha Wheeler, 29, faces up to 20 years in prison when she is sentenced Dec. 1 by Hartford Superior Court Judge David P. Gold. The jury of thre

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-20 12:45:00

Police: West Hartford Man Killed One Kitten, Severely Injured Another

A West Hartford man was charged with killing a kitten and severely injuring another inside his Sky View Drive apartment Wednesday morning, police said. Corey McCall, 22, was charged with cruelty to animals, disorderly conduct, unlawful discharge of a firearm and possession of less than four ounces o

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-20 19:30:00

Silver Alert Issued for 89-Year-Old in East Hartford

East Hartford Police A silver alert has been issued for an 89-year-old man in East Hartford, police said. Cephus Nolen is described as being 6 feet tall and weighing about 230 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. It is not clear what he was wearing when he went missing. East Hartford police as

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-21 02:54:32

Candid Camera showcoming to Infinity Hall Hartford

Hartford - "Smile, you're on Candid Camera!" During eight different decades, nearly everyone who watches TV can happily relate to that phrase. Now Peter Funt, the show's host, brings it to life in a laugh-filled show featuring clips, quips and great fun, Sunday, November 12 at 1 p.m. at Infinity Ha

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Greater Hartford to host Mitzvah Fair and Expo, Oct. 1

The Greater Hartford Jewish community is kicking off the new year with its first-ever Mitzvah Fair and Expo, to be held Sunday, Oct. 1, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Young Israel of West Hartford, located at 2240 Albany Ave. Geared for all members of the Jewish community - from the "just Jewish" to the ob

JEWISH LEDGER - 2017-09-20 15:36:32

New State Offices In Hartford Named in Honor of Grasso, Fauliso

The new state offices on downtown Hartford's riverfront were named in honor of former Gov. Ella Grasso and former Lt. Gov. Joseph J. Fauliso. The 15-story, north tower of 450 Columbus Blvd. will bear the name of Grasso, who was the first woman elected governor of Connecticut in her own right. Grasso

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-20 17:15:00

West Hartford man charged for assaulting girlfriend, killing cat, rat

WEST HARTFORD - A West Hartford man is facing criminal charges after police said he assaulted his girlfriend, killed a cat, rat inside an apartment home Wednesday. West Hartford police said they responded to 61 Sky View Drive following a report that a party had killed two kittens inside of an apartm

FOX61.COM - 2017-09-20 19:47:06

West Hartford Concert Will Raise Funds for Medical Aid to Haiti

Acclaimed soprano Rochelle Bard will perform Oct. 1 at a concert that is a fundraiser for West Hartford-based charity Medical Aid to Haiti (MATH). Submitted On Sunday October 1, 2017, Rochelle Bard and her musical guests will perform musical highlights from all-time favorite movies such as The Sound

WE-HA.COM - 2017-09-20 22:06:00

Hartford Symphony Orchestra To Preview Season at West Hartford Library

Dr, Wayne Pierce will provide previews of five of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra's upcoming concerts at the Noah Webster Library in West Hartford, with the first presentation taking place on Sept. 25. Join music educator and composer Dr. Wayne Pierce for informative and interactive preview presenta

WE-HA.COM - 2017-09-20 22:41:21

Hillary Clinton's book is deplorable

As many of you may be aware, Hillary Clinton has recently released a book titled, "What Happened," which details the reasons that she believes caused her to lose the election. Believe it or not, this list turns out to be very extensive, with people to blame ranging from Bernie Sanders to James Comey

UC DAILY CAMPUS - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Despite National Fears, Local Agents Report No Pressure On Commissions

Turns out there's a bright side to Connecticut's fragile housing recovery. While the National Association of Realtors warns brokers and agents to expect to see their commissions drop, high inventory and low prices will keep those drops in check for Nutmeg State Realtors. "The continued rise in home

COMMERCIALRECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 11:00:19

Survey: Health Care Top Concern Of Middle Market Business Execs

Perhaps nothing is more uncertain right now in the United States than the future of health care. One cannot open a newspaper or visit an online news outlet without reading a headline about the national health care debate. While Republicans in the Senate failed to repeal and replace the Affordable Ca

COMMERCIALRECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 11:00:00

The Jewish Children's Service Organization celebrates 100 years

WEST HARTFORD - Every year before Chanukah, members of the Jewish Children's Service Organization (JCSO) purchase gifts - toys, books, children's clothing - for Jewish families in need. Sharon Budkofsky (left) and Sandy Rudnicki wrap Chanukah presents for children. On one evening they gather at a me

JEWISH LEDGER - 2017-09-20 14:54:14

When birds and buildings collide

With about 7.4 billion Americans pointing their binoculars to the skies, birdwatching is one of the country's most popular outdoor pursuits. As an indoor pursuit, however, birding can be dangerous-for the birds, that is. A Smithsonian-led study estimated that one billion birds collide into windows e

UC DAILY CAMPUS - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

"Solo" by Kwame Alexander: A book for those who love music or wish to wander

The first thing that will strike the reader who picks up Kwame Alexander's most recent book, "Solo," is how it seems to be a dedication to the love of music, or more specifically rock n' roll. From the way the words are written in lyrical verse instead of typical prose to the allusions to legends of

UC DAILY CAMPUS - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

The Foo Fighters are back with another classic in "Concrete and Gold"

Three years after receiving mixed-reviews on the highly-conceptual "Sonic Highways," the Foo Fighters are back with their ninth studio album, "Concrete and Gold." Expectations for Dave Grohl and company were higher than ever as their grip on the alt-rock scene, a genre they had once dominated over a

UC DAILY CAMPUS - 2017-09-21 07:00:00