Local News

Mike Lyle
March 24, 2018 - 10:27 pm
EAST HADDAM, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - East Haddam Police are investigating what they call a suspicious death that took place on Friday afternoon. Personnel from Troop K responded to a report of a suspicious death at 206 North Moodus Road around 5:22 p.m. Detectives from the Eastern District Major...
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Geno Auriemma
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AP
March 24, 2018 - 9:55 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies are in a familiar place — the Elite Eight. Napheesa Collier had 16 points and 11 rebounds to help top-seed UConn beat Duke 72-59 on Saturday and advance to the regional finals for the 13th consecutive season. The Huskies' senior duo of Gabby...
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Mike Lyle
March 24, 2018 - 9:15 pm
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The Coast Guard Academy has announced the dates of six regimental reviews that are open to the public. Bleachers with a view of the parade field in New London are available for viewing of the drills performed by the Corps of Cadets. The academy says the marches recognize...
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Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy Walkout
AP
March 24, 2018 - 9:09 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Thousands of students marched in demonstrations against gun violence across Connecticut as part of a nationwide movement inspired by high school students in Parkland, Florida. Connecticut cities including Hartford, Stamford and Guilford had marches attended by several...
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Photo taken with mobile phone on June 13, 2016 shows a customer looking on an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle at a shop. (Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA)
Matt Dwyer
March 23, 2018 - 6:09 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers heard testimony Friday for and against proposals to ban bump stocks and regulate so-called "ghost" guns made from parts ordered online, including from teenagers who feared gun violence. The legislature's Judiciary Committee held a public hearing at which...
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Members of the Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth ask lawmakers to adopt a set of sweeping changes. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
March 23, 2018 - 3:18 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- A special state economic panel today made its pitch to lawmakers for big, politically-difficult changes. "The ship of state is burning, and we have little wind in our sails," said Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth Co-chair Jim Smith. Smith says the state is being eaten...
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