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  • Tractor trailer fire causes problems during morning commute on I-84 in Tolland

    TOLLAND — I-84 was closed in both directions in Tolland Friday morning due to a tractor trailer fire. It happened around 5 a.m. and traffic built up almost instantly. At 8:21 a.m. crews had two lanes open. Connecticut State Police say the truck was carrying canned goods. A label on the truck said “Goya.” No one was injured. FIRE UPDATE: State DOT en route to inspect Old Cathole Rd bridge for structural damage. Old Catholic Rd is closed between #THS […]

  • What you need to know about Connecticut ‘work at home’ scams

    HARTFORD — If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The Department of Consumer Protection urges consumers to be aware of a work from home scam that has recently resurfaced in the state. In the early 2000’s, DCP received nearly 60 complaints about work from home scams originating from a New Britain post box. DCP said a similar scam is surfacing from the same post box that asks consumers to pay $32 via mail to receive information about […]

  • Connecticut State Colleges and Universities propose tuition increases for next 2 years

    HARTFORD — A college education could soon cost even more in Connecticut. Friday, Mark Ojakian, President of Connecticut State Colleges and Universities, announced tuition increases for the next two years. The changes would apply to four state universities, twelve community colleges and Charter Oak State College. Ojakian sent a letter to the CSCU community explaining the changes Friday morning: Dear Students, Families and our CSCU Community: We are working hard every day to put our students first. That is why, like last year, […]

  • Bridgeport woman accused of killing disabled uncle she was caring for

    BRIDGEPORT — Six weeks after a disabled man died under suspicious circumstances in Bridgeport, his niece has been charged with his murder. On February 8, police were called to Bridgeport Hospital to investigate a death with suspicious circumstances. Robert Jones was found dead in his home on Dover Street and taken to the hospital, police said. On Feb. 11, detectives processed a crime scene at the home and found “several indications and physical evidence that a crime had likely occurred.” The […]

  • Friday is last day to donate to local nonprofits in ‘Engaged Eight’ round of Brackets for Good

    HARTFORD —  The third round of Connecticut’s Brackets for Good Tournament comes to a close Friday as local nonprofits compete head to head for donations. The competition has raised $98,431 for Hartford area groups – and counting! In the first week, Brackets for Good, a charitable organization itself, racked in a total of $43,353. This tournament is a an online fundraiser where every dollar equals a point and organizations with the most points advance. In each new round, the points reset […]

  • Canton animal shelter needs your votes to advance in March Madness style tournament for donations

    CANTON — A Canton, Connecticut animal shelter is competing in a March Madness-type tournament and they need your help! Dog Star Rescue began competing in the Tournament of Tails last week. Cesara the dog took on Violet the dog from Pennsylvania SPCA in Philadelphia and won! Friday, Cesara is going head to head in the ‘Spirited 16’ with Graham the dog from Peach County Animal Rescue in Fort Valley, Georgia. Voting lasts just one day and can be done here. The […]

  • Watch Live: Many think April the Giraffe’s ‘positioning & behavior’ could indicate she’s almost ready

    HARPURSVILLE, NY — April the Giraffe has people across the globe wondering, could today be the day? Her vet reports that her positioning and behavior could indicate the time is near. “Both Keepers and Vet report further back end swell, no change in discharge or lactation,” they wrote on Facebook. Animal Adventure Park began livestreaming on YouTube on February 23  as April prepared to give birth, drawing worldwide attention. This will be April’s fourth calf and the first for the father, Oliver. […]

  • Gov. Malloy, DEEP speak against President Trump’s budget cuts to EPA

    HARTFORD — Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy and local leaders in science are calling President Donald Trump‘s budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency an attack on science and an attack on future generations. The governor held a news conference Wednesday focused on how those cuts would impact Connecticut. President Trump is proposing a 31% cut to the agency’s budget. Governor Malloy said that would include approximately $6 million in cuts to Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. DEEP Commissioner Rob Klee […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19-year-old man shot ‘several times’ in New Haven

    NEW HAVEN — New Haven police are investigating a shooting that occurred late Wednesday morning. It happened around 11:45 a.m. on Chapel Street near Orchard and Kensington Street, police said. The victim is a nineteen year old New Haven man, police said, but his injuries are considered non life-threatening. He was shot several times following an argument, police said. There is no description available for the shooter or any possibly involved vehicle. Detectives are at the scene collecting evidence and […]