winter storm 3 hours ago

Power Crews, Plow Drivers Prepare for Storm

Before the snow started to fall, Orlando Velez was stocking up in Newington. “I’d rather the snow than the coldness from the other day,” said Velez. He had recently run out of salt for his driveway an...

  • Middletown 10 hours ago

    1 Taken to Hospital After House Fire in Middletown

    One person was transported to the hospital after a house fire in Middletown on Saturday night. Emergency crews were called to Silver Street around 8:15 p.m. after getting multiple reports of a structure fire. When crews arrived, they said they found heavy fire coming out of the back of a home. It was starting to move toward the second home…....
  • Hartford 11 hours ago

    Hartford Superintendent Releases Statement After Student Dies of Fentanyl-Related Overdose

    The Hartford Public Schools superintendent has released a statement after a student died days after a fentanyl-related overdose at school. On Saturday, the 13-year-old student at The Sport and Medical Sciences Academy in Hartford who was in grave condition because of an overdose died, according to police. Police said the teen suffered an overdose a...
  • tax amnesty 12 hours ago

    Connecticut Tax Amnesty Program Deadline Coming Up at the End of January

    There is still plenty of time to file taxes, but if you owe money to the state another deadline is fast approaching. Connecticut’s 2021 Tax Amnesty Program will stop at the end of this month. The program gives people the chance to pay back taxes with reduced interest rates and with no penalties. It would give anyone an uneasy feeling…
  • Waste disposal 12 hours ago

    Food Scrap Program in Meriden Could Provide New Waste Disposal Model for Connecticut

    A pilot program in Meriden aims to make sustainability the way of the future. It is the first of its kind in Connecticut and it gives people who live in the city the chance to compost food waste for free. Those running the program called “Making Meriden Green,” say it not only helps the environment, but can also save Connecticut…

  • Bristol 14 hours ago

    Bristol Cafe Honors Betty White for What Would Have Been Her 100th Birthday

    For over 70 years, legendary actress and comedian Betty White dominated the small and big screen.  But just less than almost a month shy of her marking a major milestone – 100 years of life – she died on December 31st, leaving a hole in the world of entertainment. She’ll never be forgotten and a local cafe in Bristol is making…...
  • first alert 3 hours ago

    FIRST ALERT: Snow, Coastal Flooding and Damaging Winds Impacting the State

    A strong storm system is moving through the state, which will have multiple impacts overnight and into the morning hours. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the four northern Connecticut counties, as well as northern Fairfield and New Haven counties. One exception is northern Litchfield county where a Winter Storm Warning is in effect as up...
  • Norwich 13 hours ago

    1 Killed in Crash on I-395 North in Norwich

    One person has died after a crash on Interstate 395 north in Norwich on Sunday. State police said emergency crews responded to a crash on I-395 north near exits 14 to 16. around 7:30 a.m. According to firefighters, the vehicle involved in the crash was found with extremely heavy damage at the tree line and the front end of the…

  • Hamden 15 hours ago

    Man Found Dead Inside Car After Shooting in Hamden: PD

    Police are investigating after a man was found dead inside of a car after a shooting in Hamden on Saturday night. Officers were called to the intersection of Fairview Avenue and Arch Street around 10:45 p.m. after getting a report of shots fired. When police arrived, they said they found a vehicle in the road on Fairview Avenue with a…...
  • Watertown 15 hours ago

    1 Dead After Fire at Multi-Family Home in Watertown

    One person has died after a fire at a multi-family home in Watertown late Saturday night. Emergency crews were called to a home on Main Street in the Oakville section of town shortly before midnight after getting a report of a structure fire. Police said the home is a multi-family home with three levels. When crews arrived, they said they…...
  • Teddy Balkind 16 hours ago

    Community Honors Fallen Hockey Player With ‘Teddies 4 Teddy'

    Connecticut’s hockey community is coming together to honor one of their own. Teddy Balkind passed away earlier this month after succumbing to an injury during a hockey game. Amy Grabine wanted to honor Balkind by coming up with an idea to carry his legacy and give back to those in need. Grabine came up with ‘Teddies 4 Teddy’ where...
  • Hostage situation Jan 16

    Police Step Up Patrols at Connecticut Synagogues Amid Texas Hostage Situation

    Police will be stepping up patrols at some synagogues in Connecticut amid the Texas hostage situation that started Saturday morning. Texas authorities were negotiating with a man who is said to have taken hostage of a rabbi and others during services at a Dallas-Fort Worth synagogue where the suspect could be heard ranting in a live stream. The man...
  • Hartford 9 hours ago

    13-Year-Old Student Dies of Fentanyl-Related Overdose at Hartford School: PD

    A 13-year-old student at The Sport and Medical Sciences Academy in Hartford who was in grave condition because of an overdose has now died, according to police. Police said the teen suffered an overdose at the school Thursday and succumbed to his injures Saturday evening around 5:30 p.m. “Our city grieves for this child lost, for his loved ones, hi...
  • Guilford Jan 16

    Guilford Police Issue Warning After Car Stolen While Owner Was Warming it Up

    Guilford Police are warning residents to be cautious after a car was stolen while the driver left their car unlocked for a few minutes to warm up. Officials said that at about 6:45 a.m., a car was stolen in the Guilford Lakes area. The homeowner was trying to warm up their car because of the extreme cold temps when a…

  • New Britain Jan 15

    New Britain Schools to Train Staff How to Use Narcan After Nearby School Overdoses

    Amid recent incidents of school-related drug overdoses, the Consolidated School District of New Britain announced they’ll be training their staff to use Narcan. Narcan, also known as Naloxone, is an opioid reversal drug used in emergency situations. The city will train school administrators first, with the help of New Britain EMS. Training wi...
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