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Winter Weather Advisory for Hartford County

A few areas of freezing drizzle has prompted a Winter Weather Advisory for Hartford County until noon. Cold air is currently locked into the valley locations of Hartford and Litchfield counties.


Connecticut man sentenced for role in cocaine ring

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for his role in a cocaine distribution ring that was run out of prison by another man.


Suffield selectmen OK start on new highway garage

SUFFIELD — The Board of Selectmen on Monday gave the go-ahead for a new garage for the town highway department. The board voted unanimously to give the first selectwoman permission to enter into negotiations with a local company who will hire another firm to build the town highway garage on its prop


Six Flags job fair begins this weekend

AGAWAM, MA (WFSB) - Six Flags is holding hiring events on starting this weekend in preparation for its 2019 season. The theme park's Agawam, MA location is looking to bring on 3,000 seasonal employees.


Two suffer knife injuries in assault at Hartford bar

HARTFORD – Police were called to a local restaurant last night for an assault that left two people with knife wounds. About 12:30 a.m. Saturday, police were called to Andrea’s Restaurant on Franklin Avenue for a reported serious assault with a knife. Hartford police secured the scene, but the two vi


Man With Suffield Ties Gets Hefty Sentence In Federal Drug Case

SUFFIELD, CT — A former Suffield resident has been sentenced to more than a decade in prison in a drug and gun case that involved the mail, a leading prosecutor said. John H. Durham, United States attorney for the District of Connecticut, said that Orlando Quiros, 42, a former Suffield and New Brita


Chicopee mother who allegedly kept a gun under her mattress charged with failing to secure firearms around her child

CHICOPEE – A Chicopee mother is facing charges for allegedly keeping unsecured firearms around her house, including a 9 mm pistol under her mattress. Jennifer Diaz, 30, pleaded not guilty Friday in Chicopee District Court to two counts of improper storage of a firearm and two counts of improper stor


Local police offer advice to avoid workplace shootings

SUFFIELD (WFSB) - It's understandable that people would try not to dwell on the horrific sights from aurora Illinois. But law enforcement agents say the truth is you shouldn't ignore this latest mass shooting. Learn from it.


Gunshot victim found in hallway of apartment building in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Springfield police are investigating after a gunshot victim was found in the hallway of an apartment building on Pearl Street overnight. Police were called to the scene around 2:20 a.m.


Fake service dogs are on the rise, so Connecticut lawmakers are considering fines

Elizabeth Rival of Berlin navigates the world as a blind person with the help of Harlow, her 4-year-old black Lab, a mellow lass who aced her training at a guide-dog school in Smithtown, N.Y.


Campus Notes - Suffield College Students

SUFFIELD, CT — Here are some recent notable accomplishments by local college students, as provided by readMedia Newswire. Matthew Stafford, class of 2020, from West Suffield, has been named to the President's List for the fall 2018 semester. The President's List is an academic distinction reserved f


Enfield man charged with assaulting girlfriend

ENFIELD — A local man was taken into custody Thursday on assault and other charges after his girlfriend reported to police that he choked her during a dispute in January, police said.


Suffield Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

SUFFIELD, CT — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy starting in the evening. Overcast throughout the day. Mostly cloudy until afternoon.


Police arrest owner of Frank's Diner in Ludlow; charged with trafficking cocaine

LUDLOW (WWLP) - Ludlow police seized cash and cocaine after raiding a restaurant in town Friday evening. Ludlow Police Lt. Daniel Valadas told 22News it was a co-ordinated effort involving state police and the Eastern Hampden County Drug Task Force. At 5:30 p.m. tonight, police raided a private home


The Latest Big Lottery Winners From Across Connecticut

The latest winners of $10,000 or more in assorted Connecticut Lottery games stretched from North Windham to Norwalk. A resident of Virginia was even in the mix after buying a ticket in the middle of the Nutmeg State.


Suspect in illegal East Longmeadow marijuana operation released on $250,000 bail

SPRINGFIELD - A federal magistrate judge has rejected prosecutors’ request that a suspect in a major East Longmeadow marijuana be held without the right to bail pending his trial.


Casting choices befuddle ‘Sugar Witch’ production

The Suffield Players’ production of “The Sugar Witch,” running through Feb. 23, is a confounding collection of choices that end up sometimes working and other times are a bit confusing.


Manslaughter trial begins for Hartford teen accused of running down woman in stolen car

Three Hartford police officers and the state medical examiner on Thursday laid out the bulk of the state’s manslaughter and larceny case against Deykevious Russaw, the 19-year-old Hartford man police say is responsible for the violent deaths of two people over a three-day span in July 2017.


Springfield police narcotics unit focusing on major players; drug arrests down, but heroin seizure amounts up

SPRINGFIELD — The number of arrests by the Springfield Police Narcotics Unit are down significantly over the last three years — but the amount of heroin being taken off the streets is up.


On Campus - College Students From Enfield

ENFIELD, CT — Here are some recent notable accomplishments by local college students, as provided by readMedia Newswire. Bryant University is pleased to recognize the students from Enfield who have been named to the fall 2018 Dean's List. They are Erica Lovering, Jessica Muzzulin and Caroline Willia