Hartford 4 hours ago

Group holds rally in Hartford to call for support for Ukraine during crucial time

At a rally outside the State Capitol on Sunday, people took part in an event called Connecticut Stands with Ukraine. “My brother has been on the front lines and my whole family has been affected by th...

  • Lunar New Year 16 hours ago

    Lunar New Year celebration in Wethersfield highlights diverse and growing AAPI population in CT

    Bringing a sense of community for the Asian American and Pacific Islander population in Connecticut. A Lunar New Year celebration Saturday brought hundreds of people to Wethersfield. Elaborate dances and striking performances were on display at the Lunar New Year celebration at the Wethersfield Community Center. For Binna Yoon, this is something sh...
  • StormTracker 10 hours ago

    A warming trend for the final days of February

    Saturday’s high temperature at Windsor Locks made it to 40 degrees, but there was plenty of wind making it feel colder. Sunday has similar temperatures, but with much less wind and plenty of sunshine. Heading into the new workweek, milder air filters in to the northeast. By Monday, temperatures will begin to climb into the 50s. The next chanc...
  • west haven 15 hours ago

    4 killed, 2 injured in crash involving wrong-way driver on I-95 South in West Haven

    Four people have died and two others have life-threatening injuries after a crash involving a wrong-way driver on Interstate 95 South in West Haven on Sunday morning. State police said a Chevrolet Silverado was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of the highway around 1:20 a.m. when it collided with a Nissan Altima in the left lane. After ...
  • special olympics connecticut 16 hours ago

    130 people participate in Special Olympics Connecticut Penguin Plunge in Middletown

    Over 100 people participated in the Special Olympics Connecticut Penguin Plunge in Middletown on Saturday. For over 20 years, the event has been held at the Polish Falcons Nest and this year was no different. In total, the organization said there were 130 Plungers and the event raised over $50,000. There are more Penguin Plunges coming up across th...
  • new haven Feb 24

    CARE Program awarded $3.4M to fight health inequities in New Haven

    A $3.4 million CDC grant was awarded to the CARE program in New Haven. It’s a collaborative effort between Southern Connecticut State University and Yale School of Public Health. “CARE is making a tremendous difference in the lives of New Haven residents,” said SCSU interim president Dr. Dwayne Smith. “In particular, we are transforming the day-to-...
  • UConn 15 hours ago

    UConn students gear up for ESPN College GameDay

    It was an exciting day for UConn students and fans. ESPN’s College GameDay Show returned to Storrs for the first time since 2014, ahead of Saturday’s Big East match up against Villanova. “I’m just really hyped to be here, you know? GameDay hasn’t been here in 10 years, and now we get the chance to go on ESPN’s sh...
  • Bristol Feb 24

    Motorcyclist in critical condition with serious injuries after crash in Bristol

    A motorcyclist is in critical condition and has serious injuries after a crash in Bristol on Saturday afternoon. Emergency crews were called to a collision involving a motorcycle and a car on Middle Street around 11:45 a.m. Police said the motorcyclist wasn’t wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and suffered serious and significant injur...
  • new haven Feb 24

    Fight leads to shooting in New Haven, 1 injured

    A fight led to a shooting in New Haven early Saturday morning and one person was injured. Officers received reports of a fight and possible gunshot on Crown Street and College Street around 1:20 a.m. ShotSpotter was reportedly not activated in the area, but officers said there were additional calls about someone shot. In the area, police said they ...
  • New Britain Feb 24

    1 dead after house fire in New Britain

    One person was rescued and another person has died after a house fire in New Britain on Saturday morning. Firefighters were called to reports of a fire at a home in the 300 block of Chapman Street around 6:30 a.m. When crews arrived, they said they found heavy fire coming from a bedroom on the second floor. Firefighters rescued one…

  • Southbury Feb 24

    Man arrested for allegedly threatening people with razor blade in Southbury

    A man was arrested for allegedly threatening two minors with a razor blade at a McDonald’s in Southbury on Monday evening, authorities said. Southbury officers were dispatched to McDonald’s at 100 Main Street North following reports of a disturbance. According to the minors, while at McDonald’s with friends, the suspect arrived an...
  • Branford Feb 23

    Former UConn employee is arrested for alleged sex assault: police

    A former University of Connecticut employee has been arrested after being accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. According to an arrest warrant, Zachary Amarante, 22, was allegedly having sexual communications with the teen over Snapchat. Investigators said the alleged sex assault happened in Woodstock on Sept. 18. In text and social me...
  • Waterbury Feb 23

    Man receives 30-year sentence for fatal 2021 shooting

    A man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in connection to a deadly Waterbury shooting in 2021, according to the Division of Criminal Justice. Jose Soto, 27, of Springfield, Mass., pleaded guilty to murder, possession of firearm and carrying a pistol without permit charges in connection with the death of 27-year-old Trever Figueroa, the Office...
  • electricity Feb 24

    Customers react to proposed rate hikes by Eversource and UI

    People in Connecticut are already paying a lot for electricity, and they may be paying even more with Eversource and United Illuminating proposing rate hikes. This comes as some lawmakers are trying to figure out a way to lower costs. “I’m retired. I don’t want to pay more for anything,” Janet Levin of East Hartford said. “It’s frustrating because....
  • Coventry Feb 23

    Man drove 130 mph right before Coventry crash that left 2 seriously injured: police

    A man accused of driving well over the speed limit before a serious injury crash in Coventry has been arrested, police said. Four people were injured, including two seriously, after the rollover crash on Route 44, also known as Boston Turnpike. The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2023. Officers were called to the area after getting a&#8...
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