connecticut childcare 6 mins ago

Local Childcare Advocates Attends State of the Union Address

Connecticut advocate for childcare Allyx Schiavone traveled to the nation’s capital Tuesday for President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address. “He made it clear we need to invest in our early care ...

  • Hartford 4 hours ago

    Suspect in Hit and-Run That Killed Trinity College Student Arrested

    Hartford police have arrested a man who is suspected in the crash in March that killed one Trinity College student and injured two others. The crash happened near the campus in Hartford on a Thursday night, March 31. Twenty-year-old Jillian Hegarty, of Saint Johnsbury, Vermont, died from injuries, a 19-year-old Trinity student was in critical condi...
  • meriden 58 mins ago

    Former Coach at Platt High School in Meriden Charged With Voyeurism

    A former diving coach for Platt High School in Meriden has been arrested and charged with voyeurism after a student reported that a cell phone was recording in a bathroom after practice. In January, the Special Crimes Unit started investigating after a student reported seeing a cellular phone recording in a bathroom while they were getting prepared...
  • USPS 5 hours ago

    Reward Being Offered for Info About Armed Robbery of USPS Letter Carrier in Waterbury

    A reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of whoever was involved in the armed robbery of a mail carrier in Waterbury last month. The United States Postal Service said the letter carrier was robbed around 5 p.m. on Jan. 31 in the 100 block of Beverly Avenue and was not injured. According to…

  • Connecticut business 7 hours ago

    Seven Bed Bath & Beyond Stores in CT to Close

    Bed Bath & Beyond said it will be closing 150 more stores as the home goods chain cuts costs as it works to stay afloat. The store closure list posted on the company’s website includes three more Connecticut stores, bringing the total to seven that will be closing. The company now said it plans to close stores in Guilford, Manchester…...
  • Nathan Carman 9 hours ago

    Fall Trial Planned for Man Charged With Killing Mom at Sea

    A federal judge in Vermont on Tuesday set an October trial for the former Middletown man who is charged with killing his mother at sea during a 2016 fishing trip off the coast of New England in what prosecutors said was a scheme to inherit millions of dollars. Nathan Carman, 29, of Vernon, Vermont, pleaded not guilty last year to…

  • Watertown 9 hours ago

    Cashier Accused of Stealing Over $90,000 From Watertown Meat Center

    A cashier at Watertown Meat Center is accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from her job over the course of several months. Police said 49-year-old Marissa Ganavage, of Watertown, was arrested on Tuesday in connection to the series of thefts from January 2022 through October 2022. According to investigators, Ganavage manipulated transact...
  • Cromwell 2 hours ago

    Trooper, Firefighter Struck While at Crash on Route 9 South in Cromwell

    A Connecticut State Police trooper and a firefighter were struck while at the scene of a crash on Route 9 South in Cromwell on Wednesday morning. Troopers were called to a crash in the area. While there, a trooper and a firefighter were struck by a different vehicle, according to state police. Injuries were reported and both were transported to&#82...
  • Slick roads 9 hours ago

    Crashes Were Reported Across Conn. Amid Slick Conditions

    Multiple crashes were reported across Connecticut this morning due to slick untreated surfaces. Sleet, rain and freezing rain froze overnight leading to slick spots. The following roads are closed due to crashes: Earlier, there were crashes on Route 12 is Lisbon and Route 9 North in Middletown and Route 9 South in Cromwell. State police said a stat...
  • Hamden 12 hours ago

    State Police Trooper Injured in Crash on Route 15 South in Hamden

    A Connecticut State Police trooper is injured after a crash on Route 15 south in Hamden on Wednesday morning. State Dept. of Transportation officials said two vehicles crashed and the right lane of the highway was closed between exits 61 and 60. According to Connecticut State Police, the trooper was taken to the hospital to be treated for what appe...
  • connecticut weather 7 hours ago

    Slick Spots Caused Crashes, School Delays

    There were several crashes across the state Wednesday morning after sleet, rain and freezing rain froze overnight and dozens of schools delayed opening because of the conditions. In Cromwell, a state trooper and a firefighter were struck while at the scene of a crash on Route 9 South. Both were taken to a nearby hospital. State police said a driver...
  • Ned Lamont 2 hours ago

    Governor Delivers Budget Address

    Nearly a decade after Connecticut was infamously described as being in a “permanent state of fiscal crisis,” struggling year after year to balance deficit-ridden budgets, Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont on Wednesday proposed the state’s first income tax reduction in nearly 30 years and its largest ever. Lamont said the state’s fiscal h...
  • UConn Huskies 19 hours ago

    Newton Has Triple-Double, No. 21 UConn Tops No. 10 Marquette

    UConn appears to have its mojo back. Jordan Hawkins scored 20 points and Tristen Newton recorded his second triple-double of the season as No. 21 Connecticut ran away from No. 10 Marquette 87-72 on Tuesday night. Newton had 12 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds for the Huskies (19-6, 8-6 Big East), who won their third straight game after losing&#82...
  • drug overdoses 10 hours ago

    Overdose Spikes Being Seen Around the State

    Last year, over 1,200 people in Connecticut died of a drug overdose, and that crisis continues. New Haven says it has seen 12 fatal overdoes in the past two weeks alone. Cities around the state are seeing an increase in overdoses and are trying to curb the trend. In a 24-hour span from Jan. 26 to the 27, Willimantic saw…

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