New Britain 12 mins ago

E.C. Goodwin Tech Closed Friday Due to Staff Shortages

E.C. Goodwin Technical High School in New Britain is closed Friday. School officials said the reason the school is closed is a staffing shortage.

  • Memphis 3 hours ago

    Memphis Cop Charged in Murder of Tyre Nichols is From Conn.: Lawyer

    One of the five Memphis, Tennessee police officers facing murder charges for the death of Tyre Nichols is from Connecticut, his lawyer confirmed. On Thursday, Desmond Mills Jr. was charged with second-degree murder and other counts related to Nichols’ death. The other officers facing similar charges are Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt...
  • Ukraine 14 hours ago

    School Destroyed in Ukraine Every Other Day, CT Residents With Ties to Region React

    The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been underway for 11 months now, and education is one of many things being impacted by the war. Save the Children reports that since the start of the academic year in September, one school has been destroyed every other day in Ukraine. Andrii Kryvoruchko and Kseniia Guliaeva both care about their education, and t...
  • Norwalk 15 hours ago

    Norwalk Police Look for Car Allegedly Involved in String of Catalytic Converter Thefts

    Police are looking for a car believed to be involved in a string of catalytic converter thefts in Norwalk on Wednesday. Dispatchers received several reports of catalytic converter thefts from parked cars in East Norwalk. A total of eight thefts were reported. Authorities said that after reviewing video surveillance and talking to witnesses, a tan-c...
  • avelo airlines 13 hours ago

    Avelo Flight Forced to Return to Tweed After Takeoff Thursday

    An Avelo flight was forced to return to Tweed New Haven Airport a short time after takeoff Thursday afternoon. Flight 317 to Orlando took off from Tweed around 3:30 p.m. Several minutes after departing, the plane headed back to the airport and landed without incident, according to an Avelo spokesperson. Shortly after takeoff, an advisory light came...
  • unemployment 15 hours ago

    Conn. Unemployment Appeals Not Being Accepted After Apparent System Failure

    The Department of Labor (DOL) said they’re not accepting unemployment appeals after staff identified a system failure that could have allowed another filer to see your personal information. DOL officials said they’re shutting down the unemployment appeals filing feature in ReEmployCT after it was determined that a system issued the same...
  • energy 16 hours ago

    Energy Costs Continue to Strain Connecticut Consumers

    “We’re at the mercy of the utilities, there’s not really much we can do,” said Dave Cartell of Cromwell. With January coming to an end, Middlefield’s Ed Tulinski is bracing for his first electricity bill of the year – the first since Eversource and United Illuminating raised their prices. “I’m prepared to be staggered, let me put it that......
  • new haven 17 hours ago

    Boyfriend of New Haven Mother Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Her 2021 Murder

    The boyfriend of a mother that was killed last year in New Haven has been sentenced to 35 years in prison in connection to her murder. The Office of the State’s Attorney said Alessia Mesquita, who would have been 30, was shot and killed outside of a parked car. Their 1-year-old child saw the murder happen, police said. Court documents…...
  • Hamden 17 hours ago

    Dozens of Cars Stolen in a Month's Span in Hamden, Many Were Hyundai and Kia Models

    Nearly three dozen cars were reportedly stolen in Hamden during the month of December, police said. Of the 34 total car thefts, 13 were Hyundai brand cars and two were Kia models. Police said 14 stolen cars were either left running or still had the key inside. Authorities said many Hyundai and Kia cars don’t have an immobilizer system, which&...
  • Glastonbury 14 hours ago

    Crews Contain Large Diesel Fuel Spill on Route 2 in Glastonbury

    Crews spent hours cleaning up a large diesel fuel spill on route 2 in Glastonbury Thursday afternoon. The state Department of Transportation said the right lane of Route 2 East was closed between exits 9 and 10, but has since reopened. Environmental Services, Inc., which is a privately held environmental services company, said their hazmat team res...
  • meriden 17 hours ago

    Student Brings Gun to Middle School in Meriden: Officials

    Police said a middle schooler is facing charges after allegedly bringing a gun to school in Meriden on Tuesday. In a statement to families, Superintendent Mark Benigni said a parent reported the incident at Washington Middle School to police Thursday. School officials began investigating and conducting interviews with the student. Police said the s...
  • Waterbury 17 hours ago

    Police Investigating Shooting in Waterbury That Injured Man

    Police officers responded to reports of gunshots at a Waterbury gas station Thursday morning and found a 28-year-old man who had been shot. Police said they found the man when they responded to reports of gunshots at the Valero Gas Station at 467 Wolcott St. at 11:18 a.m. He was transported to a local hospital and police said he is…

  • Duxbury 10 hours ago

    Mass. Mother Charged With Killing Children Was Wallingford, Quinnipiac Grad

    A Duxbury, Mass. mother that’s been charged with killing her two young children earlier this week went to high school in Wallingford and graduated college in Hamden. NBC Connecticut has learned that Lindsay Clancy went to Lyman Hall High School and got her bachelor’s degree at Quinnipiac University. An university spokesperson said Clanc...
  • Cancer 16 hours ago

    As Cervical Cancer Rates Decline, Doctors Urge Patients to Get Vaccinated

    Cases of cervical cancer have declined over the years thanks to women taking preventative measures — including vaccinations against the human papilloma virus, or HPV. Not long ago, cervical cancer was one of the most common cancers affecting women, but because of advances in medicine, routine testing and increased awareness, doctors say cases in th...
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