Slick roads 7 mins ago

Crashes Reported Across Conn. Amid Slick Conditions

Multiple crashes are 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 ...

  • Hebron 9 hours ago

    RHAM High School Hosts Community Conversation After ‘Racially-Charged' Message

    People gathered at RHAM High School in Hebron Tuesday for a talk hosted by the school, discussing what’s being described as a racially-charged message that was found in a bathroom last week. “I refuse to be treated unjustly just because of the amount of melanin in my skin,” Jazmin Santiago said. Santiago made it clear she thinks what ha...
  • connecticut childcare 10 hours ago

    Early Childhood Caucus Pushes for Legislation to Improve Childcare for Providers, Families

    Advocates for early childhood education from Connecticut shared ideas on how to improve programs for young kids on the state and national level Tuesday. A lack of affordable childcare is costing the country $122 billion a year, according to a new report from Readynation. The report indicates that figure has more than doubled since 2018. It states t...
  • Hamden 1 hour ago

    Person Arrested After Bringing Gun to School in Hamden: Police

    Hamden Police have arrested a person who they say brought a gun to school and got into a physical altercation with a student Tuesday morning. The police department said they responded to Hamden Collaborative Learning Center on Wintergreen Avenue at about 8:30 a.m. for a reported fight. School staff told officers that a fight between a student and i...
  • Medicine 11 hours ago

    ‘It's Gotten Worse': Adderall Shortage Continues in Connecticut Pharmacies

    “It’s affecting every pharmacy in the country,” said Todd DeGroff, owner and pharmacist at Beacon Prescriptions in New Britain. Every pharmacy, doctor and patient has been navigating a nationwide shortage of Adderall. “Within the Hartford area, I have patients that come from Manchester or patients that come from Bristol, patients from Enfield, and ...
  • Manchester 12 hours ago

    Man Found Guilty of 2021 Stabbing Death in Manchester

    A man has been found guilty of fatally stabbing another man in Manchester in June 2021, according to the Office of the State’s Attorney. Officials said 58-year-old Garry Ramsey, of Hartford, was found guilty of murder in connection to the death of 68-year-old Robert Callahan, of Manchester. Officers were called to a home on Carver Lane shortl...
  • prospect 12 hours ago

    ‘Kelly's Kids' Founder Plans to Keep Providing Animal Therapy After Barn Fire

    The woman behind the nonprofit Kelly’s Kids is considering next steps after a barn fire in Prospect killed dozens of animals Friday. Beyond that tragic loss, this also impacts hundreds of Connecticut kids who have spent time with those animals doing therapy, including children whose families have open child welfare cases with the state. It has been...
  • Waterbury 14 hours ago

    Waterbury Officers Hospitalized After Women Hit Cruiser Head-On in Stolen Car

    Two Waterbury police officers were injured after two women in a stolen car rammed into a cruiser head-on Monday. The police department’s auto theft task force found a stolen red Hyundai Elantra parked at the intersection of Johnson and Fairview streets. Responding officers found two women try to get into the stolen car. Authorities said they ...
  • power 14 hours ago

    CT Lawmakers Weigh In On ‘Power Line Down' Responses

    How soon should a power company respond to a critical “power lines down” incident? It’s a question NBC Connecticut Investigates asked lawmakers after our piece on what’s known as a “Priority One” call. Leading legislators on the state’s energy and technology committee had differing approaches to prevent a situation that happened in January. An elde...
  • Waterbury 14 hours ago

    EXCLUSIVE: Waterbury Police Department Discusses Use of Force Policy

    “What took place in Memphis, and has taken place nationally, it is important for us to talk,” Waterbury Diversity Committee Co-Chair Pastor Kristopher Reese said. There are conversations happening about the use of police force here in Connecticut and across the nation. “Because it’s a fragile relationship right now nationwide with trust with ...
  • Nathan Carman 15 hours ago

    Fall Trial Planned for Man Charged With Killing Mom at Sea

    A federal judge on Tuesday set an October trial for the man charged with killing his mother at sea during a 2016 fishing trip off the coast of New England in what prosecutors say was a scheme to inherit millions of dollars. Nathan Carman, 29, of Vernon, Vermont, pleaded not guilty last year to fraud and first-degree murder in the death of…...
  • new haven 15 hours ago

    Woman Found Guilty of 2021 Murder in New Haven

    A woman has been found guilty of murdering another woman in New Haven during a 2021 altercation. The Office of the State’s Attorney said 32-year-old Brianna Triplett, of West Haven, is awaiting sentencing after being found guilty in connection to the March 16, 2021 shooting. Emergency crews received a report of a person shot near the intersec...
  • Hebron 16 hours ago

    RHAM High School Hosting Community Meeting After ‘Racially Charged' Message Found

    RHAM High School in Hebron is hosting a community conversation Tuesday night, days after a student discovered a racially charged message in the school. Colin McNamara, superintendent of Regional School District 8, sent a letter to the school community last week notifying them of the message. According to the letter, a student found the writing scra...
  • Bridgeport 16 hours ago

    Another Deadly Shooting Reported in Bridgeport, Police Vow to Prioritize Public Safety

    A second person has died within a seven-hour span after being shot in Bridgeport and as a result, police are increasing their presence in the area. During a news conference Tuesday, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim said he’s “deeply affected by two homicide taking place on the same day in the city.” A 26-year-old was killed during a sho...
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