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  • Enfield armed guards debate ignites again as town leaders discuss renewal

    ENFIELD — Town council members and board of education officials sat down at the same table Wednesday night to discuss continuing the town’s controversial program of putting an armed guard in each of the town’s 15 schools. “Some of us are advocating for it, some are on the fence, but the key thing is that we’re talking about how to make it even better if we’re going to keep it,” said Councilman Greg Stokes.  Stokes said he was in favor […]

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    Crews battle Coventry house fire

    COVENTRY — Emergency officials responded to a  house fire on Buena Vista Road in Coventry Tuesday night. No injuries were reported. Fire officials are investigating the cause.

  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Moved To Prison Facility In Fort Devens

    Tsarnaev Lawyers want to delay trial over Paris terror attacks

    BOSTON – Attorneys for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking a judge to suspend jury selection in his trial for at least a month because of the terror attacks in France. The filing late Tuesday says a delay would allow time for “the extraordinary prejudice” from the attacks last week and the comparisons to the 2013 marathon bombing to diminish. Jury selection began last week and is set to resume Thursday. Tsarnaev’s lawyers have tried repeatedly to delay […]

  • Police in CT react, vow changes after targeted officer shootings

    HARTFORD— Police departments all over Connecticut are reacting to attacks on officers and some departments are taking action to keep officers safe following the killing of two New York City Police officers Saturday. Several high ranking police officers tell Fox Connecticut these targeted killings of police officers are unlike anything ever seen before. New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman  on Saturday mandated two officers ride together in every patrol car. After two New York City police officers were shot to death […]

  • Meriden Minister’s donation letter goes missing

    MERIDEN- Meriden minister Yeesraelah Ernestine Holloway has a Christmas tradition.  She raises money to buy food for needy families with school children in her community.  Holloway typically connects with 100 to 125 families each Christmas, she’s being doing it for 30 years. This past Friday, Holloway was counting on a delivery in the mail—an envelope containing food coupons and donations—to buy turkeys and other key items to complete the meal packages. That envelope didn’t make it on time, and is […]

  • Slippery night ahead for parts of the state

    We officially said hello to Winter last night at 6:03pm. A few slick spots Monday AM, with temps starting in the mid to upper 20s across the state. It’s not much in the improvement department today with a lot of Clouds, a little bit of sun, and a few rain drops. Highs top out in the upper 30s. As we go through the week, the temps go up significantly, but so does the chance for rain. Heavy rain is on […]

  • One dead In Woodstock house fire

    WOODSTOCK – On Sunday, Dec. 21 around 7:10 p.m. State Police and firefighters from the Woodstock Fire Department responded to the report of a house fire at 2 Little Bungee Hill Rd. One person was not accounted for at the scene.  After the fire was suppressed, a search of the fire scene was conducted and one victim was located deceased. Police have identified the victim as Jan Alley of Woodstock. State Police are continuing their fire investigation working with the […]

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    Girl struck by SUV while walking home from mall

    WATERBURY – Police say a 9-year-old girl was struck by an SUV and hospitalized in Waterbury late Saturday night. The accident happened on Baldwin Street near the intersection with Scovill Street. The girl was walking home from the Brass Mill Center Mall with two other people when she was struck. According to police, she was transported to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center where she is listed in critical condition tonight. No charges have been filed against the driver of the SUV.

  • Israel, Hamas Agree To 12-Hour Gaza Cease-Fire

    (CNN) — Israel and Hamas agreed to a 12-hour cease-fire starting Saturday, temporarily halting more than two weeks of bloodshed that has claimed more than 800 mostly civilian lives. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Secretary of State John Kerry that Israel would agree to the truce, according to a U.S. official traveling with Kerry. And Palestinian parliament member Mustafa Barghouti said Hamas will comply. “Of course, they will,” Barghouti told CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer” Friday. “Not only […]