Meriden rollover crash closes portion of I-691 west

MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A portion of I-691 west closed Thursday morning following a rollover crash. According to state police, the crash occurred just after 7 a.m. in the area of Exits 3 and 4. The right lane is closed. Police said injuries were reported, though the extent of those injuries is unknown at this […]
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Bristol police look to identify Farmington Avenue hit-and-run driver

BRISTOL, Conn. (WTNH) — The Bristol Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of a hit-and-run. According to police, a truck was involved in a hit-and-run on Farmington Avenue on Tuesday. The car is described as a white Nissan Titan with a black driver’s side wheel and a ladder rack […]
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I-84 east reopens following jack-knifed crash, fuel spill in Manchester

MANCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) — A jack-knifed tractor-trailer crash and subsequent fuel spill closed down lanes on I-84 eastbound in Manchester Wednesday morning. According to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, the crash occurred around 7:12 a.m., closing the three left lanes between Exits 62 and 63. All lanes have since reopened. No injuries were reported, and […]
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Two charged with fentanyl possession in East Hampton

EAST HAMPTON, Conn. (WTNH) – East Hampton police arrested two men for the possession of narcotics including copious amounts of Fentanyl on Saturday. As a result of an investigation into illegal drug activity in East Hampton, police executed a search warrant at 6 Middle Haddam Road. Connecticut will give you $50K if you can help […]

Institute of Living psychologist explains how to cope with holiday stress

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Knowing how to cope with holiday stress can be key to actually finding some joyful moments in this season. Dr. Laura Saunders, a licensed psychologist with the Institute of Living, said keeping expectations realistic and showing acts of kindness can go a long way. “The reality is not everybody is happy […]

Video shows raccoon attack Connecticut girl, 5

A 5-year-old Connecticut girl is recovering from minor injuries after she was attacked by a raccoon on her family’s front porch in an incident that was captured on video. The family says Rylee MacNamara had just stepped outside to wait for her school bus on Dec. 2 when the raccoon suddenly latched onto her leg. […]
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CT has been ranked as the ninth best state to get a job

The state of Connecticut was ranked ninth place in a WalletHub report on this year’s best states for jobs earlier this week. Out of the 50 states, Connecticut also ranked second, falling behind California, for highest employment growth, a WalletHub article said. To determine their results, WalletHub compared each...

Wed. 12/7 News Show

Reminder: today is a half day for students. Our show’s weatherman, Devon Nichols, recently got a chance to interview his favorite meteorologist. Today we have Devon’s interview with WTNH’s Ashley Baylor. Click the gallery below to see additional information about announcements made in the show:

Paralyzed Prisoner Wants Settlement In Connecticut

(New Haven, CT) — The Mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, says lawyers for Randy Cox have agreed to pursue a settlement in his civil lawsuit against the city. Cox was being transported in a police van in June when he was thrown against the wall of the vehicle when it was stopped short, and was later seen being dragged into a cell. The original charges against him were dismissed, while the five officers involved in the incident were charged with second-degree reckless endangerment and cruelty to persons. Mayor Justin Elicker tells WTNH-TV Cox’s legal team has okayed negotiations to begin.

Faith’s Final Toy Drive Underway

The grand finale for Faith’s Toy Drive is on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at What’s Cookin’, 78 Boston Post Road, Madison. Faith Trembley and her mom Lisa have held the Toy Drive for the last five years, and Lisa says that this year’s event will be the last for her and Faith as they are hoping to hands the reigns to other local organizations.

November is National COPD Awareness Month

(WTNH) – November is National COPD Awareness Month, a time dedicated to the millions living with COPD. Hartford HealthCare and Wellinks have been pioneering an innovative care model to help people living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease improve their health. Geoff Matous, the President and Chief Commercial Officer of...

Expert shares what to look for during open enrollment

(WTNH) — For many Americans, November through January is open enrollment for group benefits provided by their employers. This is an opportunity to make sure employees are taking full advantage of all the benefits available to them! And know what to look for going into the search can help you do just that. Chartered Financial […]

A look into ‘Small Business Saturday’

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – With Black Friday behind us, the focus on holiday shopping shifts to Small Business Saturday, when people are encouraged to shop small and to shop local. American Express said shoppers spent more than 23 billion dollars during Small Business Saturday last year, and more than 19 billion in 2020. Aaron […]

Runners set new race records in Manchester Road Race

MANCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) — The 86th annual Manchester Road Race is in the books! On Thursday, nearly 10,000 runners hit the pavement in Manchester ahead of their Thanksgiving feasts. Every participant either ran, walked, or jogged a 4.7-mile course. Not everyone set a race record, however. 25-year-old Connor Mantz won the race in record time! […]