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Dixwell Ave closed for ‘serious’ motorcycle crash

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Dixwell Avenue near Homestead Avenue in Hamden is closed for a serious motor vehicle accident between a car and a motorcycle on Saturday night. No other information is currently available. Motorists are asked to avoid the area while officials are on scene. Stay with News 8 for updates as they become […]
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DEEP: Six state parks close after reaching capacity

Six state parks have closed for the day after reaching capacity, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Silver Sands State Park in Milford was the latest, closed at about 3:30 p.m. Millers Pond State Park in Haddam was shuttered to new visitors soon after 11:30 a.m., officials...

Bridgeport News: Motorcycle-Car Collide

2022-06-25@12:35pm–#Bridgeport CT– Report of a car and motorcycle colliding at Connecticut and Stratford Avenue. Radio reports saying the biker wasn’t wearing a helmet and had a head strike and he is seriously injured. DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news...

Valley Native Kokrak Disqualified from Travelers Championship

Valley native Jason Kokrak was disqualified from round two of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn. after failing to record a score on his final hole and subsequently failing to return a scorecard. Kokrak's second shot on the final hole flew "87 yards into the unknown,"...

Connecticut boy cries while denying being bully who set fire to his 6-year-old neighbor

The Connecticut kid accused of setting his 6-year-old neighbor on fire broke down in tears as he recalled being shunned by close friends who feared he was a violent bully. Stefano Giacobbe, 8, was accused nearly two months ago of deliberately torching Dominick Krankall — until a newly surfaced video showed them playing together before the youngster accidentally went up in flames. Stefano — who was seen desperately trying to put out the flames in the April footage — burst into tears when pressed by a videographer about the backlash he received. He used his hoodie to wipe away tears as he...

Bridgeport News: Crowd Stops Driver From Fleeing Crash

2022-06-25@11:31pm–#Bridgeport CT– A driver hit a couple parked cars and allegedly tried to flee the scene according to witnesses. Frank Recchia has video of that here:

Bizarre circumstances surrounding Jason Kokrak’s DQ from Travelers Championship

CROMWELL — It was a bizarre ending to Jason Kokrak’s second round and the conclusion of his Travelers Championship appearance late Friday. Kokrak hit his tee shot on the ninth hole at TPC River Highlands — his final one of the day — into the fairway bunker. His next shot hit the bridge the players cross over to get on the other side of the fence and into the road, according to playing partner William McGirt.

Shelton farms back zone change for commercial farm stores

SHELTON — City farmers are backing one of their own in his proposal to change zoning rules governing farm stores. The proposal, submitted by Fred Monahan of Stone Gardens Farm, calls for a change to the zoning regulations permitting farm stores and commercial activity to a greater capacity on farmland of 5 acres or greater in R-1 and R-1A zones.

‘I was worried I had been permanently mutilated’: what abortion was like before Roe v Wade

When the doctor told me I was pregnant, he said most women were “extremely happy” with this news. I said: “Well, I’m not, and I would like to end this pregnancy.” He told me I would have to go before a committee at the hospital to determine whether a termination was necessary to save my life, including a psychiatrist’s report, and that it would take several weeks. And what would be the chance they would agree? “I can’t help you,” he said.

It was a long haul, but COVID bout taught Cheshire marathoner a lot about life, its limitations and bouncing back

In 2019, Len Brin ran his fastest marathon time, 3 hours, 27 minutes. He missed qualifying for the Boston Marathon by only a few minutes. But last summer it was a struggle some days for Brin to get out of bed. His heart raced out of control when he tried to run and soon walking and even just standing up became a challenge. Brin, 52, of Cheshire had COVID-19 in November 2020. He began running ...

Man arrested for manufacturing “ghost guns” in Meriden, Middletown

MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Meriden and Middletown police joined forces and have arrested a suspect for allegedly manufacturing “ghost guns” in both cities. During the month of June, Meriden and Middletown police crime units initiated an investigation into illegal firearms sales in each city. These firearms did not have serial numbers stamped on them, which […]
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Sahith Theegala hopes for full-circle Travelers win: 'Going to be nervous'

CROMWELL, Conn. — Exactly two years ago, during the height of COVID, Sahith Theegala made his PGA Tour debut on a sponsor exemption at an empty TPC River Highlands. Two years later, Theegala, now a Tour rookie, is back at the Travelers Championship with a solid chance to notch his maiden Tour victory.