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AP
November 24, 2019 - 5:02 pm
NORTH CANAN, Conn. (WTIC) - Snow made roads slippery in the Northwest Corner today. Residents and travelers in the Northwest hills of Connecticut had a taste of winter when a powerful storm turned downpours into snowfall. Rain changed over to snow late in the afternoon, causing numerous accidents,...
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AP
November 24, 2019 - 3:39 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A man who authorities say led a heroin selling ring linked to overdoses in eastern Connecticut is expected to be sentenced to five years in prison. Xavier Diaz is scheduled to be sentenced Monday in federal court in Hartford. The 30-year-old Willimantic resident pleaded...
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AP
November 24, 2019 - 1:46 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ No one was injured when a small plane collided with a car while trying to land at Simsbury Airport. WTIC-TV reports the incident occurred Saturday at the privately owned air field. The plane, a Piper PA-28 carrying a flight instructor and student, flipped over after it struck...
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Demonstrators stage a climate change protest at the Yale Bowl delaying the start of the second half of an NCAA college football game between Harvard and Yale Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in in New Haven, Conn. (Arnold Gold/New Haven Register via AP)
AP
November 24, 2019 - 7:06 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Protesters wearing the colors of both Harvard and Yale staged a sit-in at midfield of Yale Bowl during halftime of the 136th edition of the annual football rivalry known as The Game. Most left after about an hour when they were escorted off by police; about two dozen who...
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One Person Killed in Glastonbury Apartment Fire
Morgan Cunningham
November 23, 2019 - 4:40 am
GLASTONBURY, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ An apartment fire kills one person in Glastonbury. Firefighters went to a burning Griswold Gardens Apartment on Salem Court around 8:30 p.m. Friday night. One person was trapped inside. The vicitim has since died. No identity has been released. It is not clear how...
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Manchester Police, Rhode Island Fugitive
Manchester Police Department
Morgan Cunningham
November 22, 2019 - 1:14 am
MANCHESTER, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ Manchester Police arrest a Rhode Island fugitive. 57-year-old Dana Hornblower gave Manchester Police a fake name on Thursday during an investigation into reports Hornblower was soliciting money under false pretenses in the northern retail areas of Manchester. After...
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