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  • 1 injured in two-car crash on Route 44 in Colebrook

    COLEBROOK — Route 44 was closed between Pinney Street and Rock Hall Road in Colebrook due to a two-car crash Monday afternoon. The crash happened before 1 p.m. The road reopened around 1:35 p.m. One person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, police said on Twitter. The other was not injured.

  • Police in Hamden cancel Silver Alert for missing 1-year-old boy

    HAMDEN — Hamden police said there is no longer a Silver Alert for a missing 13-month-old boy. Police said around 7 p.m. Thursday night, they received a complaint regarding a missing person but the Silver Alert was canceled late Monday morning. The Silver Alert was issued after an investigation revealed that a Program Manager for Corie Riaz, 40, of Hamden, was concerned for her well-being after she hadn’t been seen or heard from in over a month. The manager also expressed concern for Riaz’s […]

  • Police investigating 2 threatening incidents at Ledyard High School, including Instagram ‘hit list’

    LEDYARD — Ledyard police and school officials have been dealing with two threats this week and one involved students on a supposed hit list. On Wednesday, April 19, there was a buzz in the Ledyard High School, about a student, who claimed that he had “plans” for the school on Thursday, which was the 18th anniversary of the Columbine massacre. Also on Thursday, April 20, school officials were notified about an Instagram account labeled “lhs.shooter” that popped up, listing the names […]

  • ‘There will forever be a tall dark roast waiting for you’ – Farmington Starbucks pays tribute to loyal customer

    FARMINGTON — A Connecticut Starbucks is paying tribute to a local customer who stopped by each and every day. John T. Bell, or Tad, and his wife Nancy were daily visitors at Starbucks in Farmington “where he had an easy smile, firm handshake and enthusiasm for meeting friends – old and new,” his obituary said. Bell, who served two terms in the U.S. Marines, died Saturday at age 88. In his passing, it appears the Route 4 Starbucks employees were just […]

  • Waterbury police searching for driver of Jaguar that hit 2 people and took off

    WATERBURY — Police in Waterbury are investigating a hit and run crash Friday morning. It happened just after 8 a.m. at West Main Street and Leavenworth Street. Police said when they arrived, they found two people who were struck by a car while they were standing on the sidewalk. The car, a Jaguar, appeared to be “driving erratic,” police said. Police said the Jaguar lost control and jumped the curb striking a 41-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man. Both were […]

  • District Attorney: Death of Aaron Hernandez officially ruled a suicide, 3 notes found in his cell

    BOSTON — The death of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez Wednesday at the Souza-Baranowski Correction Center has been officially ruled a suicide, according to the Worcester County District Attorney. The 27-year-old Hernandez was found hanging from a bedsheet Wednesday in his prison cell in a maximum-security prison in Massachusetts. He was serving a life sentence for the 2013 slaying of a onetime friend. Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Henry N. Nields performed an autopsy and concluded that the manner of […]

  • Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction could be tossed

    MILFORD, Mass. —  Aaron Hernandez‘s death means his murder conviction is likely to disappear. Under Massachusetts law, defense attorneys can seek to have convictions vacated when a defendant dies before an appeal is heard. Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd. “I admired his grit and determination and thought he was capable of warmth, a complete human being,” said New Haven criminal defense attorney Norm Pattis, who met with Hernandez after his murder conviction. So, why the suicide? “I think it maybe […]

  • New England Patriot Rob Gronkowski crashes White House press briefing

    WASHINGTON — Classic Gronk! New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski crashed the daily White House press briefing Wednesday. “Sean, need some help?” he asked Press Secretary Sean Spicer, poking his head into the press room, prompting laughter from the journalists. “I think I got this,” Spicer replied. “You sure?” Gronkowski pressed. “Maybe,” Spicer joked. After Gronkowski left the room, Spicer — who is a Patriots fan — laughed for a moment before regaining his composure. “Alright, that was cool,” […]

  • President Trump to give commencement address at Coast Guard Academy in New London

    NEW LONDON — President Donald Trump will give commencement address at the US Coast Guard Academy on May 17, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday. Last year, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson touted the modernization of the Coast Guard fleet in a speech before graduating cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. In 2015, President Obama spoke to graduates about climate change. He talked about the need for military services to prepare for the impact of climate change and […]

  • We’re searching for the greatest moms in Connecticut and we need your help!

    HARTFORD — Parenting isn’t always easy, but we know that moms make the world go ’round! Every mom has a special story to share and every mom is a super hero. Do you know a mom who takes being a mother to the next level? We want to know what makes her the greatest! Is she the strongest, kindest, funniest, most creative, most sincere, or all of the above? Fill out the form below and let us know what sets this mom […]