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  • VERIFY: ‘Coronavirus patents’ are from older viruses, not current strain

    A bit of confusion around the names of certain coronaviruses has led to larger claims that governments have known about this virus for years. Author: VERIFY, Jason Puckett (TEGNA), David Tregde, TJ Spry Jr. Published: 8:25 PM EST January 24, 2020 Updated: 8:56 PM EST January 24, 2020 Have governments and researchers known about this new strain of coronavirus for years? Claims online point to patents as proof that they have. The Coronavirus PATENT is owned by the Pirbright Institute. #coronavirus pic.twitter.com/WvgheTUSe2 — […]

  • State police hold K9 graduation ceremony

    MIDDLETOWN — The Connecticut State police held a graduation for the 209th K-9 class January 24. Seven K-9 teams graduated after six weeks of specialized narcotics training. The graduation class includes: Trooper Joseph O’Connell K-9 Hepburn CSP – Troop F Trooper Matthew Losh K-9 Dani CSP – Troop G Trooper Mitchell Welch K9 Gerry CSP – Traffic Services Unit Officer Chris Dufresne K-9 Kodi Enfield Police Dept. Officer Jake Pinho K9 Judge Naugatuck Police Dept. Correctional Officer Laura Paniccia K-9 […]

  • UHart extends men’s basketball head coach’s contract through 2022-2023

    HARTFORD — The University of Hartford’s men’s basketball coach John Gallagher signed a multi-year extension with the team on January 23. “I am honored and humbled to continue to lead the University of Hartford’s men’s basketball program,” Gallagher said. “Hartford is a world-class institution and our students, staff, faculty, and donors make our community very special. I want to thank President Greg Woodward and (Athletic Director) Maria Feeley for their support, and for their unwavering commitment to our gifted student-athletes.” Since […]

  • Bald eagle recovering after accidently flying into truck

    A bald eagle is recovering after hitting a truck’s windshield on January 22. According to A Place Called Hope’s Facebook page, the bird swooped down from a lamp-post on I-95 while it was scavenging for food. The eagle began to fly upward as the truck was driving and they collided.  The bird hung on the side of the cab until the truck came to a stop. It dropped to the road and went underneath the truck. Police were called to […]

  • Meriden police release timeline in connection with use of force arrest

    MERIDEN — Police released a timeline in that details the arrest of David O’Brien. The officers involved in the arrest came under scrutiny after video began to circulate around social media showing the officers using force to detain O’Brien. O’Brien was arrested after police saw his car weaving in and out of traffic. “Whenever our officers use force, it never looks good. But there are times when it’s justified,” said Sgt. Christopher Fry. Police found a gun and drugs in […]

  • Sensory friendly day to be held at CT Science Center

    HARTFORD — The Connecticut Science Center will be lowering its volume and dimming its lights for those with sensory disabilities. The center posted the information on their website. There will be one on January 26, and March 4. Sensory Friendly Day is presented by the Miracle League of Connecticut. Tickets are $14 online, in advance, or $16.95 at the door. Aides are free. For more information on the event or if you have any questions, check out the website by […]

  • Glastonbury high school student diagnosed with mumps

    GLASTONBURY — It was announced Friday that a Glastonbury high school student was diagnosed with the mumps. The school administration sent out a letter with announcement and what symptoms are common for the disease. Salivary glands become swollen under the ears on one or both sides. This is referred to  as parotitis. This leads to people with mumps generally having puffy cheeks and a tender, swollen jaw. The virus can be spread through a variety of ways: coughing, sneezing, or […]

  • Quick facts about mumps

    Mumps are a contagious virus that can be spread variety of ways like: coughing, sneezing, or talking sharing items that may have saliva on them, such as water bottles or cups participating in close-contact activities with others, such as playing sports, dancing, or kissing touching objects or surfaces with unwashed hands that are then touched by others Salivary glands become swollen under the ears on one or both sides. This is referred to as parotitis. This leads to people with […]

  • Violent crime spike in Meriden has police asking public for assistance

    MERIDEN — A recent spike in violent crime has Meriden police asking the public. Police said that since the beginning of September the city has seen an increase in these particular types of crimes. After collaborating with law enforcement partners, police believe a small number of organized suspects are responsible for the crimes. Police are asking anyone with information to step forward and assist them in their investigation. If you, or anyone you know, has information that could be of […]

  • Eli Manning announces retirement after 16 seasons

    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — After 16 seasons with New York Giants, Eli Manning has announced his retirement from the NFL. Manning was drafted number one overall by the San Diego Charges in 2004 but was traded to the Giants. As part of the Giants, Manning help bring two Super Bowls to the organization. He is one of five players ever to win the Super Bowl MVP award twice. Manning had the third longest starting streak for an NFL player with […]

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