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In Windsor, the spirit of the season, supersized inside
WINDSOR -- A house in Windsor is into the spirit of the season on an supersized scale and it’s all to raise money for a good cause. 76-year old George Saponare, a retired English teacher in the Newington School system, decks his halls -- and everything else -- with Christmas decorations. Around the
New Britain man charged in connection with sexual assault on children
NEW BRITAIN — Police arrested a man in connection with two sexual assault cases involving children on Monday. Police said they arrested Pedro Torres, 57, of New Britain, on charges related to two separate sexual assault complaints. One incident was from July of 2018 and the second incident stems fro
Documents shed light on Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza's tortured mind
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman's anger, scorn for other people, and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the shooting.
Manchester man gets 20 years in gunpoint rape of ‘friend’
A Manchester man convicted by a jury in October of raping a longtime friend of his at gunpoint in the woods behind an East Hartford apartment complex was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison.
Sikorsky sued over fatal Army helicopter crash in Maryland
The widow of an Army specialist killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash in Maryland last year and two other soldiers who were critically injured are suing Sikorsky Aircraft in Connecticut alleging the helicopter's tail rotor system was defective.
Community News For The Wethersfield Edition
HARTFORD — Jessica Avilia Pace and Brian Vincent Altieri were married on Aug. 18, 2018, at Marquee Events Featuring the Gershon Fox Ballroom in Hartford . The Honorable David M. Sheridan of the State of Connecticut Superior Court officiated.
Hartford Apartments Turned Into Drug Hub, Manager Sentenced
HARTFORD, CT— A Hartford apartment manager was sentenced to 28 months in federal prison after allowing the complex to be turned into a drug trafficking hub. Franlyn Nieves, 63, allowed 8-10 Hamilton Street, a six-unit apartment building to store, process and distribute heroin and fentanyl, according
Documents reveal disturbing details of Sandy Hook shooter’s life
SANDY HOOK, CT (WFSB) - There are more disturbing details in one of the worst acts of violence in our state's history. Documents from the investigation into the Sandy Hook Massacre have been released, shedding light on the gunman's anger and hatred for others.
Convict nadded with stolen gun in Hartford admits to charge
As Isiah Shipman walked away from a Maple Avenue home late one evening in April, an officer saw him adjusting something heavy in his jacket pocket. The Hartford cop followed Shipman, knowing the behavior is common for someone carrying an unsecured gun, federal court records show. When authorities ca
Farmington Police Blotter: Dec. 4-10
FARMINGTON, CT — Here are the most recent arrest logs, as provided by the Farmington Police Department. Items reflect charges filed, not convictions. Juan J. Nieves Diaz, 46, of 15 Bionson St., New Britain, was charged with sixth-degree larceny and second-degree failure to appear, in connection with
2nd Arrest Made In Southington Cough Medicine Fraud Case
SOUTHINGTON, CT — A second arrest has been made in a prescription fraud case out of Southington, police said. On Dec. 5, Westly Valentin, 23, of New Britain, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and charged with second-degree forgery, conspiracy to commit second-degree forgery and conspiracy to il
5 New Properties For Sale In The Newington Area
NEWINGTON, CT — On the hunt for a new house nearby, but getting tired of seeing the same old property listings again and again? You've come to the right place! To help simplify your search, we've compiled the latest batch of five new listings nearby.
Tip leads Hartford investigators to 15,000 bags of fentanyl
A tip from a confidential informant led city and federal investigators to a Hartford apartment last week where they found about 15,000 bags of fentanyl. Jonathan Rivera of Hartford was taken into custody and faces federal fentanyl charges, records show.
Hartford sex offender who attacked teen in Elizabeth Park committed to Whiting for 20 years
A Hartford sex offender who attacked a teenage girl and later told police he planned to sexually assault her was ordered committed Monday to the maximum-security Whiting Forensic Hospital.
Manchester police investigate convenience store robbery
MANCHESTER, CT (WFSB) - Officers were at a convenience store in Manchester overnight for a robbery investigation. It happened just before 2:50 a.m. on Tuesday. Channel 3's cameras were rolling as police were at the Xtra Mart on Buckland Street early Tuesday morning.
Hartford police locate missing woman safe
Hartford Police announced on Saturday afternoon they located an 84-year-old woman who went missing this afternoon. Police said Christina Garcia left her home just before noon on Sunday without relaying information about where she was going to her daughter.
Hartford police search for missing woman
Hartford Police are asking for the public’s help to locate an 84-year-old woman this afternoon. Police said Christina Garcia left her home just before noon on Sunday without relaying information about where she was going to her daughter.
Lane reopens following I-84 crash in Southington
SOUTHINGTON, CT (WFSB) - Several vehicles were involved in a crash that's slowing traffic on Interstate 84 east in Southington. However, state police report that the highway was cleared shortly after 8 a.m.
Police: Contractor accepted money, never completed work
NEWINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) - A contractor is facing charges, accused of accepting money to do a job. but never completing the work. Officials say 41 year old Joshua Rodrigues was arrested Friday.
Things to do this week
You’ll recognize a few things in “An Improvised Christmas Carol,” returning for more holiday spontaneity Dec. 6 to 16 at Sea Tea Comedy Theater, 15 Asylum St., Hartford. There’s still a miser named Scrooge, but his occupation changes from show to show, as do the performing styles assumed by the ghos