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Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 02:47 PM EST

Man Rescued After Car Plunges Into Housatonic River in Kent

Man Rescued After Car Plunges Into Housatonic River in Kent

A dive team rescued a Brockton, Massachusetts man after his car plunged into the Housatonic River in Kent on Saturday night.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 10:45 AM EST

Red Cross Celebrates MLK Day by Saving Lives

Red Cross Celebrates MLK Day by Saving Lives

Across Connecticut, one way Martin Luther King Jr. Day was celebrated Monday was in saving lives. The Red Cross of Connecticut went across the city of New Haven to check smoke alarms, install new smoke detectors...

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 01:55 PM EST

Special Elections Planned Feb. 28 for 3 Legislative Seats

Special Elections Planned Feb. 28 for 3 Legislative Seats

State and local elections officials are gearing up for special elections next month to fill the General Assembly seats vacated by three Connecticut legislators who decided to take other state jobs.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 01:12 PM EST

Hamden Spa Owner Charged with Prostitution

Hamden Spa Owner Charged with Prostitution

The owner of a Hamden day spa faces criminal charges after an undercover sting operation uncovered prostitution at her business, according to Hamden police.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 08:05 PM EST

MTGA to Reveal Plans to Redevelop Old Norwich Hospital Site

MTGA to Reveal Plans to Redevelop Old Norwich Hospital Site

The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority has a concept for a $600 million development project at the former Norwich Hospital site in Preston and it includes everything from an indoor water park to a senior living...

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 03:29 PM EST

Small Fire in Building on UConn Campus

Small Fire in Building on UConn Campus

The UConn Fire Department is responded to a fire at the Ryan Building at 2006 Hillside Road on the campus in Storrs on Monday.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 11:23 AM EST

New London Stabbing Victim Remains in Hospital

New London Stabbing Victim Remains in Hospital

Police have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing in New London that badly injured a man on Sunday evening and the victim is still in the hospital.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 09:41 AM EST

Legislator, 911 Dispatcher Hopes to Fix Misdirected Calls

Legislator, 911 Dispatcher Hopes to Fix Misdirected Calls

The new top House Republican on the Connecticut General Assembly's Public Safety Committee is hoping to draw attention to the issue of misdirected 911 emergency calls from cellphone users.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 09:07 AM EST

MLK Worked Two Summers on Simsbury Tobacco Farm

MLK Worked Two Summers on Simsbury Tobacco Farm

Martin Luther King Jr. twice left the segregated South to work a teenager working on a Simsbury tobacco farm.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 03:08 PM EST

Suspect in Murder of Sterling Teen Due in Court Today

Suspect in Murder of Sterling Teen Due in Court Today

A 19-year-old Sterling man who is accused of stabbing and killing a former high school classmate appeared in court Tuesday and will be back in court next month.

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