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  • Man shoots and kills 820-pound hog after it wanders into front yard

    SAMSON, Ala. — An Alabama man shot and killed an 820-pound hog that ventured into his front yard last week. Wade Seago lives in a rural Alabama town and is accustomed to his dog barking at various wildlife, according to AL.com. But when Cruiser wouldn’t stop barking and his daughter, who was looking out a window at the front of the house, started screaming, Seago sprang into action. “I looked out the back window and saw nothing, so I ran […]

  • Man saves missing dog from coyotes, tracks down her owners

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – A man came to the rescue of a missing dog when he spotted coyotes surrounding the animal in a brush-covered, hilly area near his California home Tuesday. “We see three coyotes sprint down, hit the dog – basically head-butt the dog – and the dog goes rolling down the hill,” Alex Siggins told KTLA. The dog wound up in a thorny bush, quickly surrounded by the coyotes. Siggins’ children were playing outside when it happened. “We […]

  • ‘Crash parade!’ Man films himself mowing down beach chairs, cooler during pursuit

    DUNEDIN, Fla. – A man fleeing police recorded himself driving at high speed across the pristine sand of Clearwater Beach in Florida, plowing through chairs and drinking alcohol, according to WTSP-TV. After a wild, nine-minute chase, officers caught up with the suspect, identified as 27-year-old Ryan Stiles, of Pinellas Park. The video shows Stiles tearing across the beach screaming obscenities. At one point he yells “Crash parade, bro!” as he appears to drive over multiple folding chairs. The beach Stiles […]

  • Tabasco releases hottest ever ‘Scorpion Sauce’ for limited time

    AVERY ISLAND, La. – Tabasco has released a new hot sauce that they say is 20 times hotter than the original. The company released “Scorpion Sauce” on Wednesday and is only sold on Tabasco’s website or in Avery Island, Louisiana where Tabasco sauce has been made. The Scorpion Sauce has the scorpion pepper, which is one of the hottest peppers in the world. It also features guava, pineapple, and a bit of original Tabasco, according to a press release obtained […]

  • Community gathers on Windsor Green to sample local restaurants

    WINDSOR— The heat didn’t stop people from enjoying good food and music Thursday night. The first ever ‘Taste of Summer‘ fundraising event was held Thursday on the Windsor Green. Typically a similar event, ‘Taste of Windsor,’ is held in March, but organizers wanted to try something new this year. Weekly concerts are held every Thursday on the Green but tonight’s concert was in conjunction with ‘Taste of Summer.’ The participating Windsor restaurants were Union Street Tavern, Jim’s Pizza, Nat Hayden’s […]

  • Cities and towns across the state open cooling centers to help residents beat the heat

    HARTFORD — The heat and humidity won’t subside for a few more days. Today will be up around 90 degrees for many inland towns, with dew points in the 70s making it feel sweltering at times. Cities and towns across the state are designating cooling centers for residents to beat the heat: Ellington Town Library and Senior Center open Wednesday New London Senior Citizen Center, 120 Broad Street 8:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m.   Should overnight accommodations be necessary, city personnel will […]

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    CCMC consolidates office space, bringing 400 jobs to Hartford

    HARTFORD — The Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is relocating its administrative offices, and about 400 jobs, to an office tower on the south edge of downtown, according to the Hartford Business Journal. CCMC’s non-clinical functions – Human Resources, Office for Community Child Health, the Foundation, Corporate Communications, Grants, Medical Records, and Finance – currently operate out of smaller buildings in East Hartford and Hartford, according to Monica Buchanan, CCMC community and media relations director. These employees will be relocated to office […]

  • Vernon man arrested after exposing himself from hotel window

    WINDSOR LOCKS— A 56-year-old man has been arrested after a woman reported him exposing his genitals while she and her daughter were using a hotel pool. Police responded to the Travel Lodge in Windsor Locks, located at 383 South Center St., where the woman said she observed a man masturbating while standing in the window of his room facing out. The window curtain was slightly open and the man was looking into the swimming pool area while touching his genitals, […]

  • 2 Norwalk doctors accused of selling drugs to addicts, dealers

    NORWALK—  One Norwalk doctor has been arrested while federal officials are searching for another after they said they were writing prescriptions outside the legitimate medical practice, committed health care fraud and money laundering. The two Norwalk doctors charged are, Bharat Patel, 70, of Milford, and Ramil Mansourov, 47, of Darien who is still being sought by officials. “Dr. Patel is alleged to have regularly sold to addicts for his own profit. Many of these patients filled the prescriptions using state healthcare benefits, […]

  • Have you see them? Meriden police looking for vandals caught on camera

    MERIDEN – Police are looking for the identity of a male and female involved in a vandalism incident. On July 4, at 24 Colony Street, Meriden police said the two wanted individuals used stencils to spray paint graffiti on the side of the building in numerous places. Police said the female appears to have a large tattoo on her left thigh. Anyone with information on the two wanted people are asked to call or text Officer Witkin at 203-819-2865 or email him […]