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City of Middletown Professional Firefighters Local 1073
Morgan Cunningham
August 01, 2019 - 6:06 am
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ Middletown's Local 1073 Firefighters went to Laurel Grove Road around 8 p.m. Wednesday night for a fire that was consuming an abandoned pool. The blaze at the closed Middlesex Pool Tennis Club was reportedly a 2nd alarm fire. There is no official word on cause. The...
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Alphonso Zaporta emerges from a car on the I-84 Westbound onramp from Capitol Avenue in Hartford. As he got out of the car following a chase, he fought with officers, and was shot by police. Image from a Hartford Police body camera.
Aaron Kupec
July 31, 2019 - 8:44 am
The Greater Hartford Branch of the NAACP is taking issue with the police body camera footage released by prosecutors, of last Friday's fatal shooting of a suspect by a Hartford detective.
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Morgan Cunningham
July 31, 2019 - 3:52 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ Hartford Police have three people in custody in connection with a Tuesday evening home invasion on Nelton Court. Hartford residents 36-year-old Richard McCarthy, 19-year-old Tyshawn Eaddy, and 18-year-old Sean Mattis are now facing various charges, like home invasion...
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Shakur Ford. Photo courtesy of Hamden Police.
Matt Dwyer
July 30, 2019 - 4:24 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- Police made an arrest in connection with a shooting at a party in Hamden last month that wounded five people. Shakur Ford was captured at his home on Washington Avenue in West Haven. Police said the 21-year-old ran away when members of several law enforcement agencies arrived at his...
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UConn Trustees voted to move the school's athletic program from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
July 26, 2019 - 10:43 am
(WTIC-AM) -- UConn has agreed to pay a $17-million exit fee to get out of the Amercan Athletic Conference. The exit fee had previously been expected to be about $12-million, but UConn agreed to pay a higher fee to get out of the conference early. The deal means the season that starts this fall will...
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File photo -- A time lapse image of the night sky. (Photo by Marcelo Hernandez/Getty Images)
July 25, 2019 - 12:11 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- Stargazers from North Carolina to Maine were treated to a show last night. A fireball streaked across the night sky, including in Connecticut. Central Connecticut State University astronomer Christine Larsen says a fireball is any meteor that's at least as bright as venus. "If you take...
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