Food and Beverage 48 mins ago

Sun Wine and Food Fest Underway at Mohegan Sun

The Sun Wine and Food Fest at Mohegan Sun is underway and continues through the weekend. As you can tell from the name, the event caters to foodies and wine connoisseurs. The festival started Thursday...

  • connecticut weather 2 hours ago

    Sunny, Scattered Flurries Friday

    We will have morning sunshine Friday, clouds in the afternoon and a few scattered flurries. Temperatures today will be slightly above normal, with highs between 38 and 44. It will be cloudy overnight into Saturday morning, then turn sunny with high temperatures in the middle 40s. Looking ahead to Sunday, we will have considerable cloudiness with a ...
  • new haven 6 hours ago

    ‘It's Got to Stop': Community Gathers for Violence Prevention Meeting in New Haven

    It’s been a deadly start to the year in New Haven. Now after a string of homicides, some in the city are demanding more be done to keep people safe. “We can’t be afraid to come out of our houses. It’s got to stop,” said Mark Barros of New Haven. Barros was among those praying for peace at a...

  • connecticut schools 15 hours ago

    Lawmaker Seeks Lunch Break Law Do-Over

    “It’s 2023 in the United States of America, people get lunch breaks,” said Leslie Blatteau, president of the New Haven Federation of Teachers AFT Union 933. It comes among the strong reaction from state educators who say an effort to repeal their protected 30-minute lunch break is harmful to teachers and students. “I think it’s a distraction ...
  • rate hikes 14 hours ago

    Students, Faculty Rally Against Possible Tuition Hike at Gateway Community College

    Students and faculty members protested against a possible tuition rate hike in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) system. Dozens of people turned out at Gateway Community College in New Haven to show opposition to rising tuition costs after the Board of Regents approved a 3% tuition increase last year. “Tuition hikes will ...
  • Memphis 2 hours ago

    Memphis Cop Charged in Murder of Tyre Nichols Went to Bloomfield High School: School Officials

    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 18 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 19 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 17 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 19 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 20 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 21 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 21 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 18 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...
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