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Man Convicted in Slayings of 2 Teens in 1980s Dies in Prison
Miranda had been convicted in the May 29, 1998, sexual assault of a 24-year-old woman in West Hartford and was required to register on the State of Connecticut Sex Offender Registry.
3 arrests made in Hartford crash
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - Three arrests have been made in a Hartford car crash that happened while the suspects were allegedly trying to evade police on Thursday night. Police say that at 10:10 p.m., officers pulled over a car on Broad Street at Ward Street. While the vehicle initially stopped for p
White police officer told group of Hispanic and black people not to run - his reason got him fired
Police Chief David Rosado announced that Officer Stephen Barone was terminated from his job in Hartford Police, Connecticut. In a statement about the incident, he said:
Truck Accident Closes Lane On I-84 In West Hartford
WEST HARTFORD, CT — An accident involving a tractor-trailer and a vehicle has closed one lane on I-84 East between Exits 39A and 40 in West Hartford, according to the state DOT. The left lane is closed.
Hartford police identify driver in crash that injured child
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Police identified one of the suspects arrested after a crash that injured a child in Hartford on Thursday night.Police said they arrested Ricardo Gonsales, 19, of Hartford.The crash closed a section of Capitol Avenue and Broad Street around 10:10 p.m.Police said they conducted
Heavy police presence prompted in Hartford
HARTFORD - Heavy police presence is prompted in Hartford on Broad Street and Capital Avenue. First responders are at the scene of a serious car crash. At this time, FOX61 is gathering information and will provide updates as soon as they become available. #BREAKING Bad accident right outside the armo
Hartford's 'Trigger happy' officer has been fired
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -- An officer who was caught on camera saying he was “trigger happy,” has been fired.Thevideo surfaced over the summerof then Officer Stephen Barone who was recorded telling a group that they would be checked for drugs and weapons, and if they tried to run away, he said was “a li
MDC hosts community meeting following West Hartford sewage leak
WEST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Weeks after raw sewage flooded a West Hartford neighborhood, MDC is facing the community that has been clamoring for answers.After 26 homes were damaged, homeowners are wondering when things will get back to normal.MDC says they’re targeting for Halloween.Right now, the si
Search continues for suspect in Middletown shooting
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) - Middletown police are searching for a suspect in a shooting incident on Long Lane Thursday afternoon. Officers said the shooting took place just after 12 noon. Police responded to a report of a person shot in the face. The suspect fled from the scene before police arrived.
New Britain Herald - New Britain man charged with forging prescription for drug used to make "purple drank"
Jeffrey Kissi, 21, allegedly picked up a prescription for promethazine with codeine last Wednesday at the pharmacy in Price Chopper, at 410 Queen St., according to the arrest warrant. He told the pharmacist he was picking up the prescription for a relative after the pharmacy had been faxed the presc
Freeze warning, frost advisory in effect as temps plunge to Dec. levels
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - A freeze warning and a frost advisory are in place for several counties through Friday morning.After a chilly start to Thursday, the freeze warning was extended for Hartford, Tolland Windham, and parts of the shoreline counties through Friday morning.The frost advisory is for s
Police Looking for Suspect in Shooting in Middletown
Police identified 22-year-old Kyshone M. Jackson Jr., of Middletown, as a suspect. They said they are familiar with him and are asking for help from the public to find him.
UPS to hold hiring event Friday in Hartford
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -- UPS is holding a hiring event on Friday, looking to sign-up nearly 40,000 employees for the upcoming holiday season.
East Hartford woman charged with conspiracy to assault
MANCHESTER — After police on Saturday arrested an East Hartford woman, she was charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree assault with intent to cause serious physical injury, among other charges.
State OKs CVS buying Aetna; Insurance Department clears way for massive $69 billion takeover
The state Insurance Department signed off Wednesday on CVS Health’s proposed $69 billion takeover of Aetna, removing a significant hurdle as the two companies move closer to what could be one of the most consequential mergers in the nation’s health care industry.Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade
Bridgeport man indicted for Watertown bank robbery
Alvin Robertson. ContributedWATERTOWN – A Bridgeport man was indicted on federal charges Tuesday in connection to a string of five robberies, including a hold-up of a bank in a supermarket on Straits Turnpike.Watertown Police detectives arrested 55-year-old Alvin Robertson for the robbery of a Peopl
Special Delivery: West Hartford Firefighters Assist with Home Birth - We-Ha | West Hartford News
Right around 4 a.m. on Thursday morning, the crew responded to a medical call on Park Road, where a woman was in labor. It turned out that when firefighters arrived, the baby’s birth was imminent and there was no time to get the mother to the hospital.
New Britain Herald - Newington field hockey hoping offensive switch pays off
“It’s definitely a different role for me,” Iskra said. “I think my stick skills are fit for it, but it’s kind of the same going after the ball and playing the hardest. Scoring two goals against Windsor was definitely a confidence booster and it was my first full game playing offense so it felt reall
Postal Inspectors offer $40,000 reward for leads in USPS employee robbery
CROMWELL, Conn. (WTNH) -U.S. Postal Inspectorsare offering a reward up to $40,000 for the arrest and conviction of the suspect who robbed a U.S. Postal Service worker at gunpoint inCromwellback in September.
Fake Prescription For Potent Drug Leads to Charges in Southington
SOUTHINGTON, CT — A man was arrested after trying to pick up a potent drug with a doctored prescription at a supermarket pharmacy in Southington, police said.