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Hartford Police investigating Saturday morning shootings

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – Two men are hospitalized after being shot in Hartford on Saturday morning. According to Hartford Police, a male in his twenties showed up at St. Francis Hospital at 5:39 a.m. suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Then at 7:02 a.m another male in his thirties showed up at the hospital also […]
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Naugatuck father charged with assaulting infant child

NAUGATUCK — A borough father was arrested after assaulting his infant child. Police officers responded to a residence on Andrew Avenue on June 13 on a report of a risk of injury to an infant. An investigation uncovered that Steven Elliott, 39, of Naugatuck, became angry toward his child over the child not drinking his bottle of formula.

Town of Winchester removing over 150 cats from home

WINCHESTER, Conn — Local officials and volunteers are helping to remove some 150 cats from a home in the Winsted section of Winchester. The police chief attributed the situation to a case of “cat hoarding”. Winchester Police Chief William Fitzgerald said their investigation began with a neighbor's...

New youth center in Hartford aims to steer kids away from violence, ‘We are trying to get these kids to the start line’

The goal is to help youth in Hartford stay away from violence. As part of that effort, state and local leaders recently celebrated the opening of the COMPASS Youth Collaborative Center in Hartford as part of the organization’s expanding efforts to combat community violence and crime at its roots. The center will help to connect disengaged youth who are at-risk, victims or perpetrators of ...

Kids once again splashing in New Haven playground

NEW HAVEN — While adults continue the larger fight over the elimination of Kensington Playground, in the meantime, at least the kids in the Dwight neighborhood will get to experience one of the joys of summer missing for the past five years. The playground now has a working splash...
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Family mourns after Hartford double homicide

HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) - A family is in mourning after a double homicide in Hartford earlier this week. Police say three people were shot after an argument over a dog. A man and woman died in that shooting, and another woman was taken to a hospital and is in critical condition.
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Police: Pair in custody for shooting women asleep in Hartford apartment

HARTFORD — Police said Friday they have made an arrest, and are poised to make a second, in a February homicide where two women were shot, one fatally, while asleep in bed. A warrant has been signed for the arrest of Ty-Jeir McCray, 18, of Prospect Street in Vernon, who is in custody on unrelated charges, Hartford police Lt. Aaron Boisvert said. McCray faces felony murder, first-degree assault and other charges.

Second man arrested in Evergreen Ave. homicide in Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A second man was arrested for the murder of a woman on Evergreen Avenue in Hartford earlier this year, police said. On February 7, the Hartford Police Department responded to an apartment at 16 Evergreen Ave. and found a woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, as well as another woman, who […]
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Torrington Man Arrested for Armed Robbery: Police

A man in Torrington has been arrested after being accused of robbing a bank at gunpoint Wednesday, police said. Officials said they arrested 84-year-old James Thompson after identifying the car used in the robbery at Litchfield Bancorp on East Main Street. Thompson was driving a black Cadillac DTS and was...

Uncovering Granby’s Black History

The Salmon Brook Historical Society (SBHS) participated in Granby’s first Juneteenth celebration with six interactive signs that revealed some of the early history of Granby’s Black residents. The society’s six signs will be available on the SBHS campus during the summer each Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m....

An inside look at the logistics involved in running the Travelers Championship

Think moving your ball around a PGA Tour course is tough? Try getting players, fans, workers, volunteers and officials around a venue — never mind to and from it. Yet that’s exactly what every tournament must do. The Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands, just outside of Hartford, Conn., often has an even tougher job than most, as the event falls directly after the U.S. Open on the schedule.
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8 is enough to derail McIlroy

CROMWELL — Rory McIlroy was in the lead and in cruise control at the Travelers Championship Friday. Then for a four-hole stretch he lost it. For it, he’ll start weekend play at TPC River Highlands playing from behind. A quadruple bogey on the par-4 12th and a double...