News

File Photo. Photo 82726750 © Prathan Keawkhum - Dreamstime.com
Sarah DiMeo
October 23, 2018 - 2:40 pm
CANTON, Conn. (AP) — Three workers at a Canton transfer station were taken to the hospital after being exposed to potentially hazardous fumes. Fire officials say there was some sort of chemical reaction in a trash container at the Canton town transfer station at about 8 a.m. Tuesday and the workers...
Read More
Sarah DiMeo
October 23, 2018 - 2:27 pm
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — The lawyer for a student who says she was sexually assaulted by a former coach at a Connecticut high school says the school knew about the coach's alleged misconduct more than a year before it was reported. The Norwich Bulletin reports that attorney Jason Burdick said Monday...
Read More
File Photo. Photo 57655971 © Syda Productions - Dreamstime.com
Sarah DiMeo
October 23, 2018 - 2:09 pm
PLANTSVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The two major party candidates for Connecticut governor are promising to protect pension and health care benefits for retired teachers, despite massive projected liabilities in both accounts. And both Republican Bob Stefanowski and Democrat Ned Lamont proposed dedicating...
Read More
Sarah DiMeo
October 22, 2018 - 1:47 pm
NAUGATUCK, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut bridge that just finished up a $6 million reconstruction project is set for more repairs. Naugatuck began reconstructing the Whittemore Memorial Bridge in 2016, restoring it to how it looked before the Flood of 1955. The Republican-American reports the project...
Read More
File Photo. Photo 100027994 © Susanne Neal - Dreamstime.com
Sarah DiMeo
October 22, 2018 - 1:17 pm
BERLIN, Conn. (AP) — A member of Boy Scout Troop 44 in Berlin has completed an Eagle Scout project, looking to help veterans and honor the memory of his father. Matthew A. Krajewski, 16, built a recreation area at American Legion Post 68, including with two bocce courts, two horseshoe pits, two...
Read More
File Photo. ID 28993585 © Joseph Morelli | Dreamstime.com
Sarah DiMeo
October 19, 2018 - 1:07 am
MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut town agency is plastering signs around Manchester in an effort to curb underage drinking in a new campaign. The Manchester Youth Service Bureau is posting the message "Don't be the one we're talking about the next day" around the town, hoping it casts a unique...
Read More
WTIC Radio
Sarah DiMeo
October 18, 2018 - 12:16 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut jury has found a man guilty of felony murder but acquitted him of murder in connection with a 2014 shooting. The New Haven Register reports that the jury reached its verdict against 20-year-old Damarquis Gray on Tuesday. Murder convictions require the jury to...
Read More
Bernie Loubier
September 16, 2018 - 11:16 am
DANIELSON, Conn. (AP) _ Police searches have become an issue in the case of a Connecticut man charged with killing his father and living with the corpse for months before shooting a police officer who entered the home during a welfare check in 2013. Lawyers for Andrew Samuolis, of Willimantic,...
Read More
WTIC Radio
Bernie Loubier
September 16, 2018 - 10:24 am
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Defense attorneys are asking a judge to throw out the murder case against a woman accused in the beating death of her husband, a UConn medical school doctor whose disappearance went unnoticed for months. A New Britain Superior Court judge will hear testimony Monday about...
Read More
WTIC Radio
Bernie Loubier
September 09, 2018 - 11:26 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities say a car and body were found in the river in New Haven. WTNH-TV reports the body was found in the water early Sunday near Grand Avenue Bridge. Police say it appears the car went through a fence and into the water. Authorities are on the scene and investigating...
Read More

Pages