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Aaron Kupec
February 19, 2019 - 1:35 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - Hartford HealthCare has unveiled a new training tool for law enforcement canine officers to help provide life-saving trauma care to their four-legged partners. Axel is a dog mannequin that simulates everything from a broken bone to a gunshot wound that provides hands-...
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February 18, 2019 - 7:09 pm
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC) - Police are investigating the cause of a multi-vehicle crash in East Hartford that has Route 15 Southbound closed on the Charter Oak Bridge. Officials report at least one person has suffered serious injuries while at least three others were transported to area hospitals...
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AP
February 17, 2019 - 9:22 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Despite a physical effort from the opposing team, UConn imposed its will on the game, outworking UCF inside and out. Napheesa Collier was the key, getting 18 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and four steals as No. 4 UConn completed a 78-41 victory Sunday. "Of all the players...
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AP
February 17, 2019 - 9:14 pm
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of a Connecticut man accused of being part of a human trafficking ring that preyed on intellectually disabled and mentally ill boys and young men for more than 20 years. The prosecution and defense in the case of Bruce Bemer are...
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Mike Guerrera
February 17, 2019 - 7:16 am
Hartford, Conn. (WTIC News) _ A 28-year-old man is dead in a triple shooting overnight at night club Vibz Uptown. Police are investigating the homicide that also landed a 29-year-old man and woman in the hospital. The victim was later identified as Jakari Lewis of Hartford, police said. Eight...
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Mike Lyle
February 16, 2019 - 11:31 pm
WATERBURY, Conn. (WTIC Radio) --- Waterbury Police released three Silver Alerts late Saturday afternoon as the search is on for three children who are currently with their biological mother. Police are asking for the public's help in locating 2-year-old Maryah Matthew, 5-year-old Dylan McGrath and...
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AP
February 16, 2019 - 6:55 pm
NAUGATUCK, Conn. (AP) — Naugatuck police say they are reviewing posts made by their spokesman on his personal Facebook account. The videos, obtained by Hearst Connecticut Media, show Lt. Bryan Cammarata, the department's public information officer, donning a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
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AP
February 16, 2019 - 6:53 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont, who said during his campaign that he would support highway tolls only for tractor-trailers, announced Saturday that he's considering a wider tolling option. The Democrat, in an op-ed published in Hearst Connecticut Media newspapers, said attorneys tell him...
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February 16, 2019 - 6:50 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A computer forensics expert says the cellphone of a Connecticut mother charged with murdering her children included searches for overdoses, suicide and the effects of natural gas. The New Haven Register reports that Mark Newth, who works for the state Forensic Science...
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