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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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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Part of State Saturday
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Part of State Saturday

Some thunderstorms will move through the state Saturday night and a severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Litchfield County. The NBC Connecticut meteorologists said some areas could see gusty winds and heavy rain. A severe thunderstorm watch was issued until 9 p.m. for Litchfield County. Saturday will be cloudy and humid with highs in the low 60s inland and upper 50s along the shoreline. A line of showers will move into the western part of the state between 6 and 7 p.m. and last until between 9 to 10 p.m. as they move from west to east. [[273570711, C, 1200, 675]] After the storms come a drop in temperature, with lows in the 30s. Sunday will be much cooler, with highs in the low to middle 40s.

One Dead, One in Custody After Hartford Crash
One Dead, One in Custody After Hartford Crash

One person is dead and another in custody after a crash in Hartford early Saturday morning.

East Windsor Signs Development Agreement for New Casino
East Windsor Signs Development Agreement for New Casino

East Windsor town officials held a special meeting at East Windsor High School Saturday to vote on a Development Agreement between the town and MMCT Venture LLC, the joint Mohegan-Mashantucket Pequot company, that could pave the way for a third casino in the state.

Song and Dance, Protest and Politics to Mingle at Oscars
Song and Dance, Protest and Politics to Mingle at Oscars

The 89th Academy Awards should be a very schizophrenic affair: equal parts pomp and politics. The only thing expected to take the stage more often than the frothy front-runner "La La Land" at Sunday's ceremony is protest (and probably some punchlines) over the policies of President Donald Trump. For largely liberal Hollywood, his election has proven a rallying cause-celebre throughout an awards season that has otherwise been a parade of honors for Damien Chazelle's celebrated musical. Just how political things are going to get at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles may be the biggest question of Sunday night's show, to be broadcast by ABC beginning at 8:30 p.m. EST, with red carpet coverage starting earlier. The current forecast for Sunday is only a slight chance of rain, though the inside of the Dolby Theatre is expected to be far stormier.

Hartford Students Compete at African American History Bee
Hartford Students Compete at African American History Bee

Some students in Hartford spent part of their Saturday at the Hartford Public Library for the annual “African American History Bee.”

1 Dead After Fire at Wallingford Apartment Complex
1 Dead After Fire at Wallingford Apartment Complex

A 57-year-old woman is dead and dozens of people were displaced after a fire at a Wallingford apartment building on Friday afternoon.