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Connecticut Post: Financial adviser from Darien charged with manslaughter in Caribbean

A Connecticut financial adviser has been charged with manslaughter while on vacation in the Caribbean, according to the Connecticut Post. Police say Gavin Hapgood of Darien was involved in the death of a resident of Anguilla.


Springfield boy a winner at Six Flags Easter egg hunt

SPRINGFIELD — Watch out Easter Bunny, Marcus-Fenix Bergendale knows your game. Bergendale, 3, of Springfield took part Saturday in what was billed as the largest Easter egg hunt in New England. It was sponsored by the Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Center and Six Flags New England.


State Police investigating officer involved shooting in Wethersfield

WETHERSFIELD -- State Police are investigating an officer involved shooting that happened in Wethersfield Saturday. Officers responded to the Silas Deane Highway around 6 p.m. Wethersfield Police Chief James Cetran said that officers were pursuing a car because the license plates did not match the v


Man facing charges after allegedly hitting, killing woman with car while driving drunk

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - A man is facing charges after he allegedly killed one person and seriously injured another when he hit them with his car Friday night in Chicopee while driving under the influence of alcohol.


Woman arrested with loaded pistol at Bradley Airport

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WTNH) - Another arrest at Bradley International Airport after a woman tried to get through security with a loaded pistol. Kandice Wainwright was arrested at the TSA checkpoint in windsor locks early Friday morning.


Chicopee Fire Department rescue dog from riverbank

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - The Chicopee Fire Department made a rescue Saturday. An animal control officer contacted the police about two dogs that needed to be rescued from a riverbank.


Female robbed and stabbed in Springfield on Carew St.

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- We continue to follow developing news in Springfield after a woman was stabbed on Carew Street. On Friday evening, a female victim was robbed and assaulted with a dangerous weapon.


Protests erupt after Connecticut officers open fire on unarmed couple in car

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Protestors took to the streets in Connecticut Friday to voice their outrage over the shooting of an unarmed couple inside their car earlier this week. The Tuesday morning shooting left 22-year-old Stephanie Washington hospitalized after two officers opened fire on the car she was


Rumbleseat store owner gives food to Stop & Shop workers on strike.

CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Bill Stetson is the owner of Rumbleseat Bar and Grille on Springfield Street. He told Western Mass News that he's aware of the Stop and Shop strike and felt that if thirty-one thousand employees chose not to work, there must be a serious reason as to why.


Connecticut River continues to overflow its banks

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - The Connecticut River continues to overflow its banks. Saturday's heavy rain certainly contributed to that. News 8 visited Great River Park in West Hartford to observe the flooding.


Should elephants have the same rights as humans? A Conn. court will hear the case

HARTFORD — A Connecticut appeals court is set to hear arguments in the case of an animal rights group that is trying to free three elephants from a petting zoo by winning them the rights of ‘‘personhood.’’


Connecticut school faces lawsuit as parents say expelled student was targeted for being conservative

The parents of an expelled student are suing a Connecticut private school after they accused the school of expelling their child for being a conservative. Theodore and Sonia Mancini, parents of 16-year-old Michael Mancini, said they will file the lawsuit against Cheshire Academy for breach of contra


Police searching for suspect involved with shooting in Holyoke

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Police officials are currently looking for a male involved with a shooting on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. The victim, a 29-year-old man from Springfield is suffering serious gunshot wounds to the hip.


Police looking to identify woman located on Parker St. in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Authorities are looking for the public's help identifying or finding the home of a woman located Friday afternoon. Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh said that the woman was found on Parker Street, near Hillcrest Cemetery.


Chicopee man arrested, 1 dead following pedestrian accident

CHICOPEE – A 24-year-old Chicopee woman has died from injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident in Chicopee on Friday night. A Chicopee man has been charged. Chicopee Police posted a Facebook update Saturday morning naming David Delgado, 48, of Chicopee as the driver in the vehicle which has lef


See CT's Highest Paid State Employees

HARTFORD, CT — The 2018 fiscal year saw a change for the top earning state employee with University of Connecticut women's basketball head coach Geno Auriemma taking the top spot.


Holyoke shooting leaves Springfield man critically injured

HOLYOKE – A Springfield man was critically injured in a shooting that occurred in front of a convenience store Saturday afternoon. Police are continuing to search for a man who was seen fleeing from the scene and have towed a car connected to the suspect, Police Lt. James Albert said.


Nearly 2,000 without power in West Springfield

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Nearly 2,000 people in West Springfield are without power Saturday evening. 22News received reports from viewers of a power outage in West Springfield around 4:30pm Saturday evening.


Extravaganja 2019 celebrates medicinal, recreational cannabis use on 420

NORTHAMPTON - Pouring rain and gusts of wind did not stop visitors from celebrating 420 (an homage to cannabis held nationally on April 20) at the Three County Fairgrounds. While marijuana is not sold at Extravaganja, celebrating medicinal and recreational use of the substance is all a part of the f


Hazardous Weather Outlook Continues For CT Today

CONNECTICUT — The rain was late in getting started as Friday turned out to be a very nice weather day with lots of sun and warm temps. But once the rain began to fall, just before midnight, it has been coming down heavy and there is a Flash Flood Watch and Hazardous Weather Outlook issued for the en