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16 Super Draw Lottery Tickets Won Twice: CT Lottery

CT Lottery Commission The Connecticut Lottery held the second CT Super Draw drawing today after 100,000 ticket numbers were left out of the drawing on New Year's Day, and 16 tickets were winners in both drawings. The second drawing took place at 11 a.m. and the one winning $1 million ticket number i

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-16 14:26:37

Police on scene of hit-and-run in Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)-Hartford police are investigating a hit-and-run crash with two victims, one of whom has died. The accident happened on Vine Street. The ages of the victims are unknown at this point, but police believe they are in their twenties. One was pronounced dead. The other has been tak

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-17 04:16:55

Heavy Police Presence Spotted in Hartford

There is a heavy police presence in Hartford on Vine Street. NBC Connecticut crews are at the scene working to get more details. There is a heavy police presence in Hartford on Vine Street. NBC Connecticut crews are at the scene working to get more details.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-17 03:51:12

Ice jam creating huge problems for residents along Connecticut River

HIGGANUM, Conn. (WTNH)-Several homes along Landing Road in the Higganum section of East Haddam have sustained minor to moderate damage from ice boulders drifting ashore. Residents have "go bags" in case they have to evacuate. There is also flooding from the ice jam. Ice was also causing issues along

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-17 04:44:56

Person killed, another injured in Hartford hit and run

One person has died and another was injured after they were hit by a car in Hartford on Tuesday night. The hit and run happened on Vine Street around 10 p.m. The car involved fled the scene, but police said they believe they found it. Officials have closed part of the road for the investigation. Sta

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-17 06:28:00

New Britain man, accused of exposing teens to cocaine in Southington, pleads not guilty

Daniel Sarfo, 29, appeared in Bristol Superior Court on Tuesday to answer to two counts of risk of injury to a minor and one count of possession of narcotics. During the hearing, Sarfo, who is being held on $50,000 bond, pleaded not guilty to all charges. His case was continued. According to the p

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-01-17 00:57:00

Court records on Berlin councilor's arrest sealed

The 56-year-old East Berlin resident was charged on Jan. 6 with operating under the influence and failure to use a turn signal. She was released on a $500 non-surety bond. Her blood-alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit more than an hour after she was first spotted by police at 12:28 a.

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-01-17 06:40:00

Coast Guard to Help Break Up Ice Along Connecticut River

The US Coast Guard has been called in to help break up ice jams along the Connecticut River. A large ice jam formed along the river in Haddam Sunday afternoon, with many others also appearing in other areas of the river. Over the next few days, the sheets of ice stuck together, creating a flood risk

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-16 10:31:49

Same three Long Valley officers save two residents in two days

WASHINGTON - Three township officers executed two life-saving calls in successive shifts, using CPR to revive a 77-year-old woman on Friday and administering Narcan to an unresponsive man on Saturday. Sgt. Michael Hade and patrol officers Cory Lee and Kevin Barnes likely will be put in for a formal

DAILY RECORD - 2018-01-16 18:46:25

Man left girlfriend to die in icy river after crash, prosecutor says

Authorities have identified the woman killed when a car in which she was a passenger crashed into the icy Delaware River Sunday, and announced the arrest of her boyfriend who allegedly left her to die. Jacob T. Garrett Jacob T. Garrett, 24, of Burlington City, was driving on Riverbank Road in Burlin

NJ.COM - 2018-01-16 00:02:15

Driver killed, passenger hurt when car veers off road into tree

A driver was killed and passenger injured after a car crashed into a tree Monday night in Toms River, authorities said. The car was eastbound on Washington Street when it went off the road around 9 p.m. near the intersection of Clifton Street, Toms River police said in a statement Tuesday. Victims I

NJ.COM - 2018-01-16 13:32:25

Phil Murphy becomes governor of New Jersey, plans new direction for state

Gov-elect Phil Murphy and his son Sam (age 14) visit HomeFront Family Campus in Ewing to be part of the MLK Day of Service Project during a tour on 01/15/18. Mitsu Yasukawa/Northjersey.com Phil Murphy was sworn in as the 56th governor of New Jersey on Tuesday, taking control from Chris Christie and

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 17:10:49

(VIDEO) Retirement? Not for this Randolph musician

RANDOLPH TWP. - To borrow from an old Phil Ochs song, Francis Wallace Wrede's life is certainly no rehearsal for retirement. Rather, it's the real performance, and he's enjoying every minute of it. The 64-year-old Selma Boulevard resident, who retired as facilities supervisor for the township's PreK

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2018-01-17 02:35:00

Phil Murphy's to-do list

Phil Murphy made big promises on the campaign trail about what he would accomplish if elected, and with his swearing in as New Jersey's 56th governor on Tuesday, the work of following through begins. Although his 35-minute inaugural address didn't diverge in tone too far from his campaign speeches,

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-16 20:07:09

Trump: Durbin says 'misrepresented' immigration comments

President Trump is seen here speaking at an immigration with a bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday, January 9, 2018. WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump on Monday claimed Illinois Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin "totally misrepresented" comments during an Oval Office meeting last week, where sou

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-01-15 23:32:03

Snow Tuesday into early Wednesday; 1-3" south, 3-6" north

Another thaw awaits for the weekend, but first, we'll have to first through a round of accumulating snow Tuesday, Tuesday night, and early Wednesday morning. While it's not a major storm, the entire area should see at least a few inches of snow, with amounts increasing the farther north you travel.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-01-15 23:40:40

Man dies in Spotsylvania house fire

A man died early Tuesday in a fire at a home in the 2700 block of Lafayette Boulevard in Spotsylvania County, authorities said. Spotsylvania County Fire Chief Jay Cullinan said a passerby reported the fire about 2:30 a.m. at a home across the street from a shopping center just a few hundred feet fro

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-01-16 14:03:00

VDOT crews prepare for overnight snow

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Virginia Department of Transportation is preparing the roads for the forecast of overnight snow. Lou Hatter, the communications manager for VDOT, said Wednesday morning commuters will feel the biggest impact of this snowfall. "Tomorrow morning, the biggest

NEWSPLEX.COM - 2018-01-17 01:17:00

VDOT preparing for forecast snow

CULPEPER, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Drivers are advised to anticipate slick roads Wednesday morning with snow in the forecast. The Virginia Department of Transportation is preparing for a winter storm that is expected to move through the area beginning Tuesday evening. According to a release, current for

NEWSPLEX.COM - 2018-01-16 20:12:00

Former CHS teacher's attorneys file motion to have federal child pornography charges dropped

A former Charlottesville High School teacher is facing federal child pornography charges because the iPhone he allegedly used to make the illegal images was produced in China. Attorneys for Richard Alan Wellbeloved-Stone, 57 - once a popular and respected environmental sciences teacher and local kar

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-01-17 01:13:00