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tolls 10 hours ago

Governor Puts Pause on Tolls

Tolls in Connecticut are off the table, at least for now, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Wednesday.

  • vaccination 7 hours ago

    Hundreds Rally in Hartford to Oppose Vaccine Bill, Smaller Numbers Show Support

    The crowd outside the Legislative Office Building in Hartford grew steadily throughout the day Wednesday. Most of the hundreds were opposing a vaccine bill that would remove a religious exemption for vaccinations.

  • domestic violence 7 hours ago

    Combating Domestic Violence: Advocate Working With Southeastern CT Police

    Sgt. Richard Sawyer and Lindsey Michaels walk side-by-side to a police patrol car, discussing case numbers. Sawyer is in full uniform, Michaels only owns a bulletproof vest. It is not your typical police partnership.

  • MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. 9 hours ago

    MLK’s Time Spent in Simsbury Influenced His Life

    Martin Luther King Jr. is revered as a civil rights leader who has inspired millions of people around the world. Many historians argue the time he spent in Connecticut as a teenager influenced his life. “Coming from the segregated south, coming from Atlanta where he was never given any respect, obviously humiliated by signs of ‘whites only&#8...
  • Groton 10 hours ago

    Juvenile Accused of Reporting Fake Threat to Fitch High School

    Groton police have arrested a juvenile suspect accused of falsely reporting a threat at Fitch High School.

  • connecticut politics 21 hours ago

    Public Hearing Underway About Vaccination Exemptions

    Hundreds of people are at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford as lawmakers hold a public hearing on a controversial bill. The bill would eliminate the state’s religious exemptions for certain vaccines for public school students. It would only allow exemptions on school vaccination requirements for medical reasons. Some who oppose the ...
  • Hartford 17 hours ago

    Car Lands on Its Roof in Hartford

    A car overturned at Park and Affleck streets in Hartford on Wednesday morning. The car flipped onto the roof, but no injuries are reported, according to police. A photo from the scene shows a pole broken in half. Police said it was a slow-speed single vehicle crash.

  • New London 11 hours ago

    Person Burned in New London Apartment Fire

    One person was seriously burned in a fire in a New London apartment on Tuesday. Firefighters responded to the home on Michael road around 5:30 p.m. and found a fire burning in the kitchen and dining room. A person in the apartment sustained burn injuries and was initially taken to Lawrence & Memorial Hospital before being transferred to the Bri...
  • north haven 18 hours ago

    Road in North Haven to Be Closed for Hours After Crash

    Cloudland Road in North Haven will be closed for several hours after a crash on Tuesday night. Police said a car hit a pole in the area of 191 Cloudland Road last night and the road is expected to be closed for several hours.

  • westport 14 hours ago

    Westport Man Found and Being Reunited With Family

    A 61-year-old Westport man who suffers from dementia was reported missing Wednesday has been found and he is being reunited with his family. Westport police said Joseph Demattio walked away from his Wassell Lane home around 7 a.m. Wednesday and disappeared soon after being spotted in the area of Main and Canal streets after leaving his residence. P...
  • Scotland 14 hours ago

    Fire Destroyed Barn in Scotland

    The Scotland Volunteer Fire Department along with mutual aid partners responded to a large barn on Wednesday morning. Crews were dispatched to the area of Brook Road and Palmer Road for a reported barn fire shortly after 2:30 a.m. According to officials, the barn was fully involved when they arrived and was a total loss. The residential home only.....
  • woodbridge 16 hours ago

    Driver Dead After Crash in Woodbridge

    A driver has died after a crash in Woodbridge on Wednesday morning. Police said the driver, who has not been identified, hit a tree on Northrop Road near Pine Hill Road just after 6 a.m. The driver was later pronounced dead, authorities added. The accident remains under investigation.

  • Southington Feb 19

    Hartford Man Injured in Crash on I-691 in Cheshire

    A Hartford man is injured after a crash on Interstate 691 east in Cheshire Tuesday night. State police said a 22-year-old Hartford man was driving a Ford Focus and struck the back of a Nissan Sentra near exit 3 just before 8:30 p.m. After the crash, he was transported to Saint Mary’s Hospital. State police said earlier that the highway…...
  • Hartford 21 hours ago

    SWAT Team Ends Standoff in Hartford

    A standoff has ended after Hartford police responded to a possible assault and abduction involving a firearm Tuesday night. According to police, a child reported that his mother was assaulted and her boyfriend had a firearm pointed at her before the suspect left the home on foot just before 10:30 p.m. Patrol officers searched the area and the inves...
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