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  • CT National Guard troops deployed to southwest Asia

    HARTFORD – Maj. Gen. Thaddeus J. Martin, the Adjutant General and commanding officer of the Connecticut National Guard, announced members of the Connecticut Army National Guard’s Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment will ship out to mobilization station on Thursday. Based in Windsor Locks and commanded by 1st Lt. Matthew Barringer of South Glastonbury, the detachment will be responsible for providing aeromedical evacuation, extensive en-route critical care and medical support while moving patients. Service members will board Connecticut National […]

  • Man pulled from water near Savin Lake Dam in Lebanon dies at hospital

    LEBANON — A man who was taken in critical condition to Backus Hospital in Norwich after being pulled from the water near the Savin Lake Dam in Lebanon Thursday morning has died. State police said the 72-year-old man died at the hospital. His identity has not been released. The rescue call came in at around 10:45 a.m. Mutual aid was called in from Colchester Fire/Rescue, Lebanon Fire/Rescue, the Colchester Police Department, EnCon, and the Connecticut State Police. The man was […]

  • This California ghost town is for sale

    Why buy a house when you can buy an entire town? A 19th century ghost town in California, that includes an abandoned hotel, church and bunkhouse, came on the market earlier this month. Cerro Gordo, which means “fat hill,” sits south of the Sierra Nevada, on over 300 acres of land. The abandoned mining town had been in family hands for decades, but they felt it was the right time to sell it, said real estate agent Jake Rasmuson. The […]

  • Photo of boy, 6, comforting sister dying of rare brain cancer goes viral

    The father of a 4-year-old girl who bravely fought an inoperable brain tumor posted a picture of her 6-year-old brother comforting the girl in her final moments in a hospice, according to FOX News. Adalynn “Addy” Sooter, who was born in Rogers, Ark., was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) in November 2016. Her parents had noticed that she was struggling to walk. DIPG is a highly aggressive and difficult to treat brain tumor found at the base of […]

  • Twitter CEO shamed for eating at Chick-fil-A over owner’s LGBT views

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Sunday came under fire for tweeting about spending money at a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Los Angeles over the owner’s views on gay marriage, according to FOX News. Dorsey tweeted a screenshot of his purchases and savings made by using the fast-food restaurant’s mobile app, prompting a backlash from LGBTQ community and the media. The fast-food chain has been criticized over CEO Dan Cathy’s views concerning gay marriage. In 2012, he came out in defense of […]

  • Newtown man sentenced for sexually abusing 4 children

    DANBURY — A 73-year-old Newtown man who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing four children has been sentenced to six years in prison. The News-Times reports that Richard Saunders was charged with assaulting the children while he watched them for a family member who was undergoing potentially life-threatening medical procedures. He was sentenced Wednesday after previously pleading guilty to charges including third-degree sexual assault. Saunders apologized during his sentencing hearing, and his attorney noted that he immediately admitted to his actions […]

  • Iconic fashion designer Kate Spade found dead in her NYC apartment

    Kate Brosnahan Spade, the fashion designer and businesswoman, died in an apparent suicide Tuesday at a New York City apartment, according to a New York Police Department source. A note was found, a second NYPD source said, adding that the call came in at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The designer started Kate Spade New York in 1993 and opened the first shop in the city three years later, the company’s website states. Best known for its colorful handbags, the company has more […]

  • East Hartford High School student arrested following social media threat

    EAST HARTFORD — Student concerns prompted a lock down at East Hartford High School Monday morning. East Hartford police said over the weekend, they investigated threats made on social media by 18-year-old Michael Lachnicht. After their investigation, it was determined that those threats were found to be not credible. Police said Lachnicht was arrested and charged with breach of peace. He was released on a $2,500 bond. East Hartford High School was put in a “secure the building” protocol Monday. East […]

  • Brother of Griswold triple-murder suspect also facing murder charges

    NEW LONDON — The brother of a woman charged with killing a Griswold couple and their adult son during what authorities called a botched fake robbery, has been arraigned on murder charges. Sergio Correa, 26, was held on $3 million bail Monday. Correa’s sister, 23-year-old Ruth Correa, has already been arraigned on murder charges in connection with the December killings in Griswold. Police said 56-year-old Kenneth Lindquist and 61-year-old Janet Lindquist were killed in their home, which was then burned […]

  • State Police: Man pulled over with over 1K grams of ecstasy, and 4 kids in car, in West Haven

    WEST HAVEN — On Sunday at around 2:50 p.m., state police stopped a car on I-95 north, near exit 42 in West Haven, after seeing the driver using his cell phone. Police said the driver, Anthony Pierre, 48, of Georgia, found drugs in the car, after they searched the car. They said they found around 3,300 pills, or 1,013 grams, of ecstasy and 4.7 grams of marijuana. In addition, four children were inside the car,  all of whom were related […]