Local News

Close up root of Palmer Amaranth or Amaranthus palmeri. (SangSanit iStock / Getty Images Plus)
Matt Dwyer
November 14, 2019 - 5:37 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An invasive weed that’s toxic to livestock and resistant to herbicides has been found in Connecticut. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station announced Thursday that the Palmer amaranth, a type of pigweed, was found this fall in two pumpkin fields in East Windsor. The...
Read More
Matt Dwyer
November 14, 2019 - 2:14 pm
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut high school administrator says in a lawsuit she was suspended and demoted for reporting a coach’s improper relationship with a student. The Norwich Bulletin reports that Denise Grant filed suit Tuesday against Norwich Free Academy. Grant says she reported a rumor...
Read More
Matt Dwyer
November 14, 2019 - 2:05 pm
By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Canadian man accused of abducting his toddler son in Toronto in 1987 and living on the lam for three decades is being sentenced Thursday in the U.S. for illegally obtaining government benefits. U.S. prosecutors are seeking a prison sentence...
Read More
Marco Tarna/ Getty Images
AP
November 14, 2019 - 11:31 am
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (WTIC/ AP) A student gunman opened fire this morning at a Southern California high school, killing two students, wounding three others and shooting himself in the head, authorities said. He's in grave condition. The shooting occurred around 7:30 a.m. (PT) at Saugus High School...
Read More
AP
November 14, 2019 - 9:27 am
The superintendent of the captive insurance company that’s providing financial relief to homeowners with crumbling foundations says he expects dozens more affected homeowners will soon seek help, given recent action by the Connecticut State Supreme Court.
Read More
Morgan Cunningham
November 14, 2019 - 4:45 am
STAMFORD, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ Stamford Police are investigating a fatal Wednesday night car verses pedestrian accident. Officials say a 23-year-old Stamford woman, driving a 2009 Volkswagen Jetta, struck a 61-year-old Stratford woman crossing the intersection of Tresser and Washington Boulevards...
Read More

Pages