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PD: 20-year-old man killed in Hartford shooting

Hartford police are investigating after a man was shot and killed on Monday afternoon. The shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. in the area of Westland Street. Police said the 20-year-old man was found inside a car suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital where he w

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-03-19 20:14:00

PD: 1 man dead after being shot while sitting in vehicle

Hartford police cruiser (WTNH /George Roelofsen) HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - Officials are investigating a shooting in Hartford that left one person dead on Monday afternoon. According to police, the shooting took place at 188 Westland Street. Officials say a 20-year-old Hartford man suffered multipl

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-19 18:33:34

Victim in Hartford Shooting Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries

Hartford police are investigating a shooting on Westland Street Monday afternoon. Hartford Police Deputy Chief Brian Foley said the shooting happened at 188 Westland Street. The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and was rushed to a local hospital. Police are on scene investigation. Anyone wi

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-03-19 18:07:33

Deadly Fire Kills 3, Injures 7, Displaces Dozens More

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (CBS/AP) - Three people have died in a major Springfield fire that forced panicked residents to jump from second and third-story windows. According to sister station WSHM, firefighters arrived at a residential building shortly after 7:20 a.m. to find residents had jumped out of wi

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-18 13:01:23

Overnight fire heavily damages Hartford apartment building

Firefighters are still on the scene of a 2-alarm in hartford. The fire broke out at 67 Charlotte Street in the north end just after 2 a.m. The rear of the 6-unit apartment building was engulfed in flames and firefighters said they had to take a defensive stance because of the amount of fire and the

FOX61.COM - 2018-03-18 10:36:23

State Troopers pursue vehicle after attempted arrest

TOLLAND, Conn. (WTNH) - At approximately 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, State Troopers observed a grey Infiniti traveling at a high rate of speed with no front plate and dark tinted windows while conducting traffic enforcement on I-84 Eastbound in the town of Tolland. Troopers conducted a registration check

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-18 12:38:31

Father, Two Children Killed In Springfield Fire Identified

Authorities say two toddlers and a man believed to be their father died in the apartment building fire Sunday in Springfield, Massachusetts. The office of the Hampden County District Attorney Monday identified the fire victims as Aden Abdakadr, unknown age, Fatumo Ahmed,1, and Ahmed Ahmed, 2, all

WAMC.ORG - 2018-03-19 16:48:29

2 people arrested for heroin possession after traffic stop in Ludlow

Courtesy: Ludlow Police Department LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) - Two people were arrested after police found heroin in their car during a traffic stop in Ludlow Thursday afternoon. Ludlow police say 31-year-old Carly Sarrasin is being charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute, as well a

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-03-18 10:19:25

Silver Alert issued for elderly New Britain woman

(WTNH/Mark Ciesinski) NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) - A Silver Alert has been issued for an elderly woman missing from New Britain. Officials say 75-year-old Halima Mukamuligo was reported as missing on Sunday. Police describe Mukamuligo as a black woman with black hair and brown eyes. They say she st

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-18 20:08:13

Springfield man denies pressing gun to girlfriend's head, firing and missing; judge denies his request for bail

SPRINGFIELD - Clarence B. Thomas pulled out a gun and ordered his girlfriend to hand over her cellphone, according to the arrest report. "Bitch, I'm going to blow your head off," Thomas, 38, of Chicopee, allegedly told her in the basement of their Springfield apartment on Jan. 31. As the girlfriend


Springfield police are investigating a double shooting overnight

The Springfield Police Department says that two people were shot during the same incident overnight on Maple Street. Detective Curran told Western Mass News it happened around 2 a.m. At least one of the shooting victims drove themselves to the hospital. Police say the man went to Baystate. It's unc


4 injured, 3 missing in Springfield fire

SPRINGFIELD - Four people, including a child and a pregnant woman, were brought to the hospital and three residents are missing after a major fire in an apartment building on Belmont Avenue Sunday morning. A man and a child were injured after jumping from the second floor of the building before fire

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-18 13:45:22

Police: Waterbury man had loaded gun, led cops on chase

Published 11:58 am, Saturday, March 17, 2018 NORWALK - A Waterbury man led cops on a foot chase to the edge of the Norwalk River in an effort to conceal a loaded handgun, police said. Norwalk officers were patrolling Main Avenue around 1 a.m. Saturday when they noticed a vehicle traveling south wi


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Prosecutors drop murder charge in Enfield woman's death

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Prosecutors have dropped a murder charge against a Connecticut man who had been accused of fatally smothering a woman whose body was found in the woods near her home. Howard Bowen had been charged in the October 2016 killing of Pamela Cote of Enfield. Bowen and another man wer


PD: Manchester man arrested for attempted murder

(WTNH) - A Manchester man was arrested for allegedly trying to kill another man in Hartford in February. Following an investigation, police say they arrested, 24-year-old, Rajawn Grant of Manchester on Thursday after they obtained an arrest warrant in early March. Authorities say the warrant stems f


Road closure, power outages in East Windsor, due to fallen tree in Enfield

EAST WINDSOR, Conn. (WTNH) - Residents and businesses in East Windsor are experiencing a power outage and a road closure after a tree fell across power lines in Enfield on Friday.Police say North Main Street is closed at the intersection of Pleasant Street. (Photo provided by the East Windsor Police


Suspect arrested in Hartford shooting

Rajawn Grant HARTFORD - Police have made an arrest in a February shooting. Police arrested Rajawn Grant, 25, of Manchester and charged him with criminal attempt murder, assault first degree, carrying a pistol no permit and weapons in a motor vehicle. Hartford Police were called to Adams Street and A


Garbage truck fire closes part of I-84 east in Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- A garbage truck fire closed part of I-84 eastbound in Hartford on Friday morning. The Department of Transportation reports that there are delays on I-84 eastbound between exits 41 and 48 due to a vehicle fire between exits 46 and 48 that was reported at 8:30 a.m. The right la


New Details About Potential 4th Nor'easter Impacts on CT

A possible 4th nor'easter may have "fringe" snow impacts on Connecticut, according to WTNH News 8 Meteorologist Gil Simmons. Simmons made that observation on social media after looking at new computer models Friday morning. However, Simmons and other meteorologists say it's too early to write this s