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Grandmother reflects on life of woman killed in Hartford hit and run

Tina Fontanez was killed in a hit and run in Hartford (GoFundMe/WFSB) The grandmother of the 24-year-old woman who was killed in a hit and run crash in Hartford says her life has been turned upside down. Now all she can do is hope that police catch up with whoever is responsible and grieve a loss s

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-19 06:27:00

Webster Bank Manager Sentenced for Stealing More Than $500K From Customer Accounts

A Webster Bank manager has been sentenced for stealing more than $500,000 from customer accounts. Carrie Caesar, 47, of New Britain was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison following four years of supervised release for embezzling, prosecutors said. According to court documents, Caesar was

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-19 04:19:08

Truck Accident Closes Lane On I-84 In West Hartford: Cleared

UPDATE: The accident scene has been cleared, according to the DOT. WEST HARTFORD, CT - An accident involving a box truck has closed a lane on I-84 East between Exits 44 and 46 in West Hartford, according to the state DOT. The right lane is closed. This story will be updated when more information is

PATCH - 2018-01-18 23:43:54

Teen shot by police now facing armed robbery charges

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) - A 15-year-old shot by police is facing armed robbery charges. The Hartford Courant reports Caleb Tisdol's name was made public Thursday after being charged as an adult in Hartford Superior Court. He faces first-degree robbery, larceny, threatening and conspiracy charges rel

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-19 03:06:50

East Hartford Police investigate after man shot at store

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- Police are investigating after a man was shot at a food store in East Hartford, overnight Thursday. Police say the shooting happened at around 1:30 a.m. at the Krauszer's Food Store on Main Street. According to police, there was a verbal argument which led to a man being

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-18 13:44:43

USCG Ice Breaking Mission Outline

Two 65 foot Coast Guard ships will move upriver. First Alert meteorologist Josh Cingranelli provides an explanation of the Coast Guard's mission to break ice on the Connecticut River. (Published 39 minutes ago) The United States Coast Guard will be using two ships this afternoon to attempt to break

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-18 18:22:08

Man Shot in Leg at Krauszer's in East Hartford

State police are assisting in an investigation into a shooting at the East Hartford police station. A man was shot in the leg at the Krauszer's at 468 Main St.in East Hartford early Thursday morning, according to police. The man was shot during a dispute around 1:30 a.m., police said.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-18 13:08:31

Former Avon Bank Manager Headed For Prison

HARTFORD, CT - A New Britain woman who most recently served as manager of a Webster Bank branch in Avon was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison for embezzling more than a half-million dollars from her employer. Carrie Caesar, 47, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson in Hartford

PATCH - 2018-01-19 08:11:10

Accident closes lane on Thruway

OBSERVER Photo by Gregory Bacon Emergency workers were called to an accident on I-90 West on Thursday around 3:30 p.m. between Dunkirk and Silver Creek. Initial reports were at least one person was injured. Cherry Creek village, history to be celebrated Suspect found hiding in washing machine Today

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Paula J. Stockman, 64, Cattaraugus County Legislature chairman

Paula J. Stockman, chairman of the Cattaraugus County Legislature, died unexpectedly Saturday in her home in South Dayton. She was 64. The longtime village clerk in South Dayton and a Republican, last year she became the second woman to head the Legislature. Her death surprised county lawmakers. "Sh

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-18 14:59:37

Drug dealer faces up to 40 years imprisonment after guilty plea

A Buffalo drug dealer pleaded guilty Wednesday to selling more than 40 grams of fentanyl to undercover federal drug enforcement officers. Michael Clark, 33, faces a minimum of five years to a maximum of 40 years in prison when he is sentenced April 30 before U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo,

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-18 12:47:32

Marrano to spend $40 million on nearly 100 homes in Buffalo

The only new housing development in the city of Buffalo in recent years is going get five times bigger over the next four years, as Marrano Homes takes over the Colvin Estates subdivision with plans for more than 100 additional homes. The 23-acre North Buffalo development - located on a former railr

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-19 11:00:11

Central Avenue lane closed due to potholes

Part of a southbound lane on Central Avenue in Salamanca was closed this week due to the deteriorating road condition. The city DPW crews have been cold patching across the city when the weather is nice enough. Part of a southbound lane on Central Avenue in Salamanca was closed this week due to the

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-18 18:30:00

What's next for the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus?

The newly opened $270 million John R. Oishei Children's Hospital was a page turner in the latest chapter of the burgeoning downtown Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. So was the December opening of the University at Buffalo's $375 million new home for its Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Scienc

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-19 11:00:50

Forestville girls lose to Cattaraugus-LV

Forestville (2-7, 2-1) had an early lead, 10-6, after the first quarter. However, the Lady Hornets were out-scored 19-2 in the second quarter and simply could not recover. "We got in foul trouble in the second quarter," said Forestville coach Lisa Szumigala. "That's when things started to turn." For

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Report says local job market turned ice cold in December, but did it really?

The Buffalo Niagara job market turned ice cold in December, shedding more jobs than it has in any month in nearly eight years, according to state Labor Department data released Thursday. The December job data showed that the Buffalo Niagara region lost 4,600 jobs during December - a 0.8 percent decl

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-18 20:18:07

4-year-old found wandering in 1 shoe, no coat in snow, cops say

An Allentown area man was jailed after his 4-year-old son was found wandering alone in a snowstorm Wednesday morning outside a Lehigh County hotel, according to police. A woman clearing off her car in the parking lot of the Days Hotel, 3400 Airport Road in Hanover Township, spotted the boy wearing o

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-18 17:00:29

Woman used temporary tattoos, makeup to hide child abuse, cops say

A Bethlehem woman accused of using makeup to cover up the abuse of her boyfriend's 6-year-old daughter faces new charges for allegedly abusing the girl's younger brother. The charges were filed against Kimberly Ann Howells, 25, of the 1400 block of Hottle Avenue, during her preliminary hearing befor

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-18 20:44:33

Decades of semen squirting land offender in state prison

Michael Kevin Morris begins his crimes by silently creeping up to random women. The 59-year-old Easton doesn't speak to them or touch them. He throws his semen on them. Michael Kevin MorrisCourtesy photo "He's been doing this for decades with I can only imagine countless victims," Lehigh County Judg

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 23:53:16

A new speakeasy bar is opening inside an Easton brewpub

The secret's out: Easton is getting a speakeasy. This clandestine cocktail bar won't be a brand new establishment, though. Instead, The Seven Spirits Club will open on the second floor of Two Rivers Brewing Co. at 542 Northampton St. The speakeasy will open to the public for the first time with a

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 21:18:04