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Police release name of Middletown man found dead in Hartford homicide

Police have released the name of a 26-year-old found dead of a puncture wound to the chest in a neighborhood around the corner from St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford early Tuesday.


Winter Weather Advisory Just Issued For Connecticut

Once again a nuisance winter storm is expected to cause some troubles on Connecticut's roads Wednesday afternoon and evening. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for all of Connecticut as snow, sleet, freezing rain, and rain will start falling tomorrow afternoon and thr


U.S. judge rules that Connecticut, Mashantuckets may resume 2017 lawsuit against former Interior secretary

A federal judge has ruled that Connecticut and the Mashantucket Pequot tribe may resume their 2017 lawsuit against former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke over accusations he intervened politically to block a proposed East Windsor casino.


Meriden man accused of using gang reference to threaten Southington man, parole officer in New Haven

SOUTHINGTON - A Meriden man has been accused of threatening a Southington resident, who works as a parole officer, by making an apparent gang affiliation reference. Dominic Montalvo, 36, allegedly made multiple Facebook posts in January in which he made false allegations against the man, saying he s


Okonya, Gonzalez lead Innovation boys basketball to rout of Bolton on Senior Night

NEW BRITAIN - Lenny Oknonya saved one of his best performances of the season for the Innovation boys basketball team’s Senior Night. After he was honored during the pregame ceremonies, Okonya dropped 22 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead the Ravens to an 89-53 rout of Bolton on Tuesday night.


3 Stores At Meriden Mall Face Bankruptcy, Closure

MERIDEN, CT - Three stores at Westfield Meriden associated with national retail chains are facing bankruptcy and closure. Charlotte Russe, Things Remembered, and Payless Shoe Source are all in financial trouble.


Investigation underway after body found along trail in Cheshire

CHESHIRE, CT (WFSB) -- Cheshire police are investigating after a body was found along the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail on Tuesday. Police said the body was found Tuesday morning around 9:30 a.m., between School House Road and West Johnson Avenue.


Haunted Restaurant in Connecticut Invites Ghost Hunters to Spend the Night

Over the last several years there's been some unexplained paranormal activity inside the legendary Twisted Vine Restaurant at 285 Main St. in Derby. According to an article in the NewsTimes, the restaurant is reportedly haunted according to individuals who claim to have seen flickering lights, smoke


Dear Lawmakers: Highway tolls in Connecticut

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, who campaigned saying he would support highway tolls only for tractor-trailers, now says he’s considering a wider tolling option. The Democrat, in an op-ed published Saturday in Hearst Connecticut Media newspapers, says attorneys tell him that truck-only tolling likely c


Two Connecticut Drivers With Ties to Youth Racing Club Finish Top-10 at Daytona 500

A local youth racing club is celebrating after two alumni finished in the top 10 at the Daytona 500. Rookie Ryan Preece from Berlin finished eighth during his debut at The Great American Race on Sunday.


Alert Waterbury snowplow driver helps police make arrest

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - While most people were sleeping at 6:00 a.m. Monday, Shaq Petrucci was already up doing his job in his snowplow helping to clear Waterbury streets from the snow that was coming down.


WCSU Production of 'Ubu' Opening Feb. 26

DANBURY, CT – The Western Connecticut State University Department of Theatre Arts will present "Ubu – An Absurdist Immersive Gran Guignol Musical" in eight performances from Feb. 26 through March 4 in the Studio Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43


One person dead after two separate shooting incidents in Hartford

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – One person is dead after two shooting incidents in Hartford Tuesday night. Police are investigating a homicide in the area of 240 New Britain Ave. The second shooting incident is in the area of Atwood Street and Ashley Street.


Police: New Britain man shoplifted, then crashed getaway vehicle

NEW BRITAIN - An apparent shoplifting attempt veered off course Monday night when the fleeing suspect crashed his getaway vehicle on Route 9, acting Deputy Police Chief Jeanette Portalatin said.


Federal agencies have joined the search for murder suspect

NEW BRITAIN – The search for suspected murderer Benjamin Morales now involves federal agencies, New Britain police said Tuesday. Acting Deputy Chief Jeanette Portalatin said police haven’t received any new tips and believe Morales may have left the state.


Police: Untimely death under investigation in Cheshire

CHESHIRE, Conn. (WTNH) - Police in Cheshire are investigating what they are calling an "untimely death." According to officials, on Tuesday around 9:35 a.m., units launched an investigation on the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail between School House Road and West Johnson Avenue.


Dog shoots man: Court rules owner not fit for firearm license

BERLIN (AP/Meredith) — A German court has ruled that a dog owner isn't fit to carry a firearms license after his dog shot him with a rifle. The Munich administrative court on Tuesday dismissed the man's appeal against an earlier decision by Bavarian authorities to withdraw his license to own a rifle


2 girls reported missing in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK, CT (WFSB) - Police are seeking the public's help to find two missing girls. Deja Higgs, 14, and 12-year-old Olivia Kelly are believed to be with each other, police said.


Police: Bristol man sets dog on two women over 90, threatens to kill

MIDDLETOWN — Middletown police have arrested 27-year-old Kevin Gray after he reportedly threatened to kill a person, and assaulted two others. Police say they were called to a home on Friday, one day after a reported ‘domestic incident’.


Police file new charge in boating crash that killed teacher

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man is facing a new charge in connection with a boating accident last summer that killed a middle school teacher. Authorities say 66-year-old Gary Morrone was charged last week with criminally negligent homicide after investigators found 'glaring inconsistencies