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Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 01:54 PM EST

Route 6 Drag Race Caught on Camera

Route 6 Drag Race Caught on Camera

Cell phone video of two drivers who blocked traffic on Route 6 in the Mansfield area for a drag race has caught the attention to Connecticut state police.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 08:09 AM EST

No Verdict Yet for Dad Accused of Throwing Baby off Bridge

No Verdict Yet for Dad Accused of Throwing Baby off Bridge

The jury has begun deliberating in the trial of a Middletown father accused of throwing his 7-month-old son off the Arrigoni Bridge in 2015.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 05:42 AM EST

Cheshire Home Invasion Killer Seeks New Trial

Cheshire Home Invasion Killer Seeks New Trial

One of two men serving a life sentence in the killing of a woman and her two daughters inside their Cheshire home a decade ago is asking the state's highest court for a new trial.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 11:43 PM EST

UConn Students Look to Ban Disposable Water Bottles

UConn Students Look to Ban Disposable Water Bottles

The “Ban the Bottle” campaign has made its way to the UConn campus at Storrs. The Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) and the Undergraduate Student Government Sustainability Committee are working to ban the...

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 07:04 AM EST

Hartford Mayor Proposes Changes to 'Anti-Blight Ordinance'

Hartford Mayor Proposes Changes to 'Anti-Blight Ordinance'

The City of Hartford wants to put owners on notice: residents take care of their property or face the consequences.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 06:10 AM EST

Torrington Police Warning Public About 'Donation Scam'

Torrington Police Warning Public About 'Donation Scam'

When Tracy Eckert picked up the phone and heard her friend on the end of the line asking for donations to raise money for police officers injured or killed in the line of duty, she didn't understand why he acted...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 10:47 PM EST

Shoreline Businesses Benefit From Warm Winter Weather

Shoreline Businesses Benefit From Warm Winter Weather

Monday marked the third day of what feels like a heat wave across Connecticut.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 09:20 PM EST

Witness of Trooper Cruiser Crash Urges Drivers to Obey Law

Witness of Trooper Cruiser Crash Urges Drivers to Obey Law

It’s something every driver should learn before getting behind the wheel.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 06:39 PM EST

Proposed 428 Percent Hike for Gun Permits Could Hurt Sales

Proposed 428 Percent Hike for Gun Permits Could Hurt Sales

If the fee for a pistol carry permit increases to $300 from $70 for five years, new gun owners could be the ones discouraged from purchasing guns.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 05:26 PM EST

Coast Guard Warns About Cold Water Despite Warmer Air Temps

Coast Guard Warns About Cold Water Despite Warmer Air Temps

While the spring-like temperatures may have warmed the air over the weekend, it takes a lot more than two days in the 60s to get the water to climb out of the 30s.

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