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Rally in New Britain demands answers about 2017 fatal police shooting
At a small rally on the one-year anniversary of the fatal police shooting in New Britain, William Tisdol said he is convinced that police were trying to kill all three of the young black men they stopped on Chapman Street.
Suspect apprehended after standoff in New Britain
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) - New Britain police have confirmed with News 8 that a suspect barricaded at the 400 block of Allen Street in the city has been apprehended following a standoff.
Things to do this week
Dutch DJ R3Hab leads the costume-fueled Sexy Santa Party that starts at 9 p.m. Dec. 23 at the Shrine nightclub in Foxwoods. $15 at foxwoods.com/R3HAB. CONNetic Dance’s modern adaptation this classic holiday ballet plays at 8 p.m. Dec. 21 and 22 and 2 p.m. Dec. 23 at the Aetna Theater. Admission is $
West Hartford police: Pedestrian struck and killed on Park Road Sunday night
A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle on Park Road in the area of Oakwood Avenue in West Hartford Sunday night, police said. West Hartford police Capt. Michael Perruccio said the pedestrian was a woman “in her 80s." He said he did not have any more information on the victim or the crash.
Some injuries following fire at New Britain apartment complex
NEW BRITAIN — Fire officials in New Britain say that two people suffered minor injuries after a fire at an apartment. The fire broke out around 8 p.m. at the Farmington Line Apartments at 950 Farmington Avenue.
More Big Storms, Changes In Connecticut's Weather Forecast
The Monday morning commute may be a slick one in Southern Connecticut and possibly a slippery one in Northern Connecticut. Heavy rain will taper off by dawn Monday in Southern Connecticut, while rain will mix with snow in Northern Connecticut and could cause some slippery travel conditions very earl
Mom, daughter, jump from burning building in New Britain
A mother and her daughter jumped out of their burning apartment in New Britain Wednesday night but weren’t seriously injured, a fire official said. The mom and her teenaged daughter jumped from the second floor of 950 Farmington Ave., about 15 feet up, Fire Chief Raul Ortiz said.
Hartford and New Haven host “gun buy back” events on Saturday
More than 250 guns were turned in to the Hartford and New Haven Police Departments on Saturday for the annual “gun buy back” events. Four assault rifles, dozens of revolvers, pistols, rifles, and shotgun were brought in to be exchanged for Stop & Shop gift cards.
Berlin: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
BERLIN, CT — When you're looking for a new home, hunting down every new listing in the area can be an exhausting job. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the prepwork for you.
Water main break causes sinkhole in Connecticut city
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. - A water main break in a Connecticut city Thursday morning caused a huge sinkhole, WVIT reported. New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart posted the photo of the sinkhole, which caused a downtown street to collapse, WFSB reported. Stewart said the broken pipe is a 16-inch water main and c
Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Hartford County
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Hartford County, which begins 6 a.m. Sunday and runs until 7 a.m. Monday. This is a long period of potentially unsettled weather for the area.
Police investigate bank robbery in Vernon
VERNON, CT (WFSB)- Police are currently investigating a robbery that took place Saturday morning in Vernon. A suspect took an undisclosed amount of money from Berkshire Bank, located at 435 Hartford Turnpike.
15 CT School Districts Receive Prestigious Honor
Hundreds of school districts, including 15 in Connecticut have been named to the annual AP District Honor Roll, which recognizes schools that increase access and performance related to Advanced Placement programs. More than 370 school districts across the country and in Canada were recognized on the
Police: Suspect beaten with gun following attempted armed robbery in Hartford
HARTFORD — Police said a 19-year-old from Springfield, Massachusetts was arrested following an armed robbery Thursday night. Police said they were called to a store at Westland and Martin streets in Hartford. When they arrived, they found the suspect, Noah Ryan, still in the store. He was physically
New Britain school officials identify poster of social media threat
NEW BRITAIN, CT (WFSB) - School officials in New Britain said they have identified who posted a threat referencing a middle school in the city. Superintendent Nancy Sarra said the principal of Pulaski Middle School was made aware on Thursday morning of a photo posted to social media that implied a t
Clerk Fights Off Alleged Robber in Hartford
A gunshot went off when a clerk fought with a person who was trying to rob a store in Hartford Thursday night, according to police, and the clerk managed to take the suspect’s gun and hit him in the head with it.
Rally held on 1-year anniversary for New Britain man killed in police involved shooting
NEW BRITAIN, CT (WFSB) – The family of a 20-year-old man killed in a New Britain police involved shooting is remembering his life on the one-year anniversary of his death. The shooting took place on Dec. 14, 2017 after New Britain police tried to stop a car.
Hundreds displaced after apartment complex fire in New Britain
NEW BRITAIN, CT (WFSB) – More than 200 people in New Britain are scrambling to find a warm place to sleep after an apartment fire has left them temporarily homeless. The fire started at a complex at 950 Farmington Avenue.
Six Years After Her Losing Her Daughter At Sandy Hook, One Mother Spends The Day Working For Others
Nelba Márquez-Greene’s daughter Ana Grace was one of the victims killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. On Friday, six years after the event, Márquez-Greene marked the tragic event by giving back to families in the New Britain and greater-Hartford area.
Package Thieves Arrested In West Hartford: Police
WEST HARTFORD, CT — Thanks to the help of an alert resident, two Hartford men have been charged in connection to package thefts at four homes in West Hartford, according to police. At about 3:10 p.m. on Dec. 13, a caller reported a package theft on Beverly Road in which a maroon Pontiac Grand Am wit