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Suspect in Hartford Liquor Store Murder in Custody
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Suspect in Hartford Liquor Store Murder in Custody

A 36-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a 23-year-old man in a Hartford liquor store on Wednesday night and police said the two men had gotten into a fight over a female. Watch »

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"American Idol" Winner Nick Fradiani Performs in Hartford

After traveling to Hollywood and winning "American Idol," Guilford native Nick Fradiani gave his first... Read »

May 27, 2015
New Law Targets Use of Seclusion Rooms

New Law Targets Use of Seclusion Rooms

State lawmakers approved a new bill Wednesday that limits the controversial practice of using seclusion rooms and... Watch »

May 27, 2015
Stabbing is Hartford's 12th Homicide of 2015

Stabbing is Hartford's 12th Homicide of 2015

A person has died after he was stabbed in the chest at a Hartford liquor store, marking the city's 12th homicide of... Watch »

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Amtrak Train Involved in Collision in Groton

Amtrak Train Involved in Collision in Groton

Authorities responded to Depot Road in Groton on Wednesday night after an Acela Express train hit a pedestrian. Read »

32 minutes ago
Lawmakers Vote to End Variable Rate Contracts

Lawmakers Vote to End Variable Rate Contracts

Variable electric rate contracts for residential consumers would be banned under a bill that has cleared the General... Read »

May 27, 2015
Teachers Union Alarmed Over Use of Student Data

Teachers Union Alarmed Over Use of Student Data

The Hamden school system turned over data to an education research group and leaders with one of Connecticut's... Watch »

May 27, 2015
Fire Forces 2 Families From Manchester Home

Fire Forces 2 Families From Manchester Home

Two women and two children are without a home after flames ripped through their three-story house on Park Street in... Read »

May 27, 2015
Elementary Student Faked Kidnapping Attempt in Vernon: Police

Elementary Student Faked Kidnapping Attempt in Vernon: Police

The elementary school student who told police and his parents a strange man had grabbed and tried to kidnap him... Read »

May 27, 2015
East Hartford Officer Settles With Town

East Hartford Officer Settles With Town

An East Hartford officer is cleared after a mother accused him of assaulting her 12-year-old son. Watch »

May 27, 2015
Driver in Crash With Tractor-Trailer Fell Asleep: Cops

Driver in Crash With Tractor-Trailer Fell Asleep: Cops

Three people suffered serious injuries when a Chevrolet Malibu and a tractor-trailer carrying heating fuel crashed... Read »

May 27, 2015
Man Found With Missing Teen Charged With Sex Assault

Man Found With Missing Teen Charged With Sex Assault

A 15-year-old reported missing from Massachusetts hitchhiked to Connecticut with a 20-year-old man, who has been... Read »

May 27, 2015
Broken Pole Causes Outages in East Hartford, Manchester

Broken Pole Causes Outages in East Hartford, Manchester

More than 1,000 residents of East Hartford and Manchester are without power Wednesday evening while crews work to... Read »

May 27, 2015
Police Identify Man Killed in Crash With Newington Officer

Police Identify Man Killed in Crash With Newington Officer

One person was killed in a crash involving a female police officer on the Berlin Turnpike in Newington on Monday... Watch »

May 27, 2015
Man Shot in Back at Mr. Sparkle Car Wash in Hartford

Man Shot in Back at Mr. Sparkle Car Wash in Hartford

Police are investigating after a man was shot in the back at a Hartford car wash Wednesday afternoon. Read »

May 27, 2015
Fairfield Teens Hurt, 1 Critically, in Crash After Leaving School

Fairfield Teens Hurt, 1 Critically, in Crash After Leaving School

Two Fairfield teens were hurt, one critically, when their Jeep skidded out and struck a utility pole while they were... Read »

May 27, 2015
Man Dies After Jumping in Front of Metro-North Train

Man Dies After Jumping in Front of Metro-North Train

A middle-aged man has died after jumping in front of a Metro-North train near the Fairfield Metro station late... Read »

May 27, 2015
Thieves Break Into Bridgeport Home, Tie Up Residents

Thieves Break Into Bridgeport Home, Tie Up Residents

Police are searching for two men who forced their way into a Bridgeport home overnight, tied up the residents and... Read »

May 27, 2015
Charging Cellphone Sets Bed on Fire at Hamden Home

Charging Cellphone Sets Bed on Fire at Hamden Home

Fire officials are warning residents to be careful charging their devices after a cellphone ignited a bed and pillow... Watch »

May 27, 2015
Man Accused of Slashing Wife Now in Milford Police Custody

Man Accused of Slashing Wife Now in Milford Police Custody

A man suspected of slashing the throat of his estranged wife, then stabbing an elderly man for whom she was caring... Read »

May 27, 2015

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