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Wednesday, Aug 3, 2011

Ceremony Honors HDI Victims Today

Ceremony Honors HDI Victims Today

One year ago today, one of the worst tragedies in state history happened and hundreds of people went to Hartford Distributors in Manchester on Wednesday to honor eight men who are shot and killed...

Friday, Aug 20, 2010

Fidelco Pups Bring Joy to the Site of Tragedy

Fidelco Pups Bring Joy to the Site of Tragedy

German Shepherd puppies visit Manchester company, nearly three weeks after a deadly shooting spree.

Wednesday, Aug 18, 2010

"My Son Was No Monster": Thornton's Mom

"My Son Was No Monster": Thornton's Mom

    The mother of Omar Thornton, the man who killed eight co-workers at Hartford Distributors earlier this month, is speaking out about her son for the first time since the mass murder...

Tuesday, Aug 17, 2010

Reporters Sprayed With Bug Spray Outside Court

Reporters Sprayed With Bug Spray Outside Court

Two journalists from Fox CT were assaulted with bug spray outside court on Tuesday morning while covering a story connected to Omar Thornton's alleged beer theft from Hartford Distributors. Christy Quail,...

Thursday, Aug 12, 2010

HDI Shooter Stole Kegs, Cases: Records

HDI Shooter Stole Kegs, Cases: Records

The Hartford Distributor shooter sold two kegs and several cases of stolen beer to a woman, according to court records. Minutes before Omar Thornton went on a shooting rampage on Aug. 3, killing eight coworkers,

Wednesday, Aug 11, 2010

Emotional Return to Business for Hartford Distributors

Emotional Return to Business for Hartford Distributors

Outside Hartford Distributors in Manchester, workers stood together Wednesday morning, remembering their fallen co-workers, but determined to move forward. The 200 employees were joined by members of...

Wednesday, Aug 11, 2010

Hartford Distributors Reopens

Hartford Distributors Reopens

Before returning to work on Wednesday, employees of Hartford Distributors paused to remember eight of their colleagues who were killed last week in a shooting rampage at the Manchester beer distribution...

Tuesday, Aug 10, 2010

Manchester Honors HDI Victims Tonight

Manchester Honors HDI Victims Tonight

The town of Manchester will tonight honor the eight victims killed in the mass shooting at Hartford Distributors last week. Last Tuesday morning, Omar Thornton, a disgruntled employee, shot and killed eight...

Monday, Aug 9, 2010

Co-Workers Remember Shooting Victims

Co-Workers Remember Shooting Victims

  Employees of Hartford Distributors made their way back to the company Monday morning. They gathered around the flags outside of the building where eight of their co-workers were shot and killed last...

Monday, Aug 9, 2010

Gov. Tells Dept. to Hurry on Workplace Violence Prevention Manual

Gov. Tells Dept. to Hurry on Workplace Violence Prevention Manual

Before Omar Thornton went on a rampage, killing eight of his Hartford Distributor co-workers and injuring two others, the state was in the process of revising the state’s procedures for preventing...

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