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CT State Police Arrest Man Accused of Driving Over 130 MPH

Connecticut State Police have arrested a man that allegedly drove over 130 miles per hour on Route 2 in Colchester Monday morning. Troopers said a Range Rover had a speed reading of 132 mph in a 65 mph zone. Police conducting speed enforcement tried to pull the driver over in...
COLCHESTER, CT
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Eyewitness News

VIDEO: Man charged after breaking into Norwich home

Lawmakers hold special session to focus on gas tax, energy costs. We head to Orange to check out the Lincoln Lights animated light show!. Five New Haven officers charged after man paralyzed in police custody. Updated: 5 hours ago. Fire destroys warehouse in Mystic.
NORWICH, CT

Manchester man killed in crash over holiday weekend

State police responded to more than 400 accidents over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, including one that killed a Manchester resident. On Saturday, Tajay Walsh was killed when the car in which he was a passenger ran off the road onto a grass embankment and collided with a tree on Route 15 southbound in Wallingford, one mile north of Exit 66.
MANCHESTER, CT

First flu death of the season reported in Connecticut

NEW LONDON COUNTY, Conn. (WTNH) – The Connecticut Department of Public Health has confirmed the first flu death of the year in Connecticut. The resident was an adult between the ages of 50 to 59 from New London County. “This is a tragic reminder that the 2022-23 flu season is already an active one. As […]
CONNECTICUT STATE

Man attempts to steal syringes, needles from CVS

SOUTH WINDSOR — A Manchester man was charged with breaking into a local CVS pharmacy to steal three syringes and safety needles on Nov. 24. South Windsor police were dispatched to the CVS at 525 Buckland Road for reports of a man breaking into the gated pharmacy area, which was closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.
SOUTH WINDSOR, CT

FBI working with Norwich PD to investigate hate messaging targeting Sikh community

NORWICH, Conn. — The FBI is working with police in Norwich to investigate an incident that a religious community says could lead to hate crimes. Norwich has a vibrant Sikh community. Sikhs are a religious group from India. Many of them came here to the United States in search of a better life following persecution and genocide in their homeland at the hands of the Indian government in 1984.
NORWICH, CT
World-Track and Field (blog)

2022 Manchester Road Race results and money prize

Here are the 2022 Manchester Road Race results from the event that took place on Thanksgiving Day in Manchester, CT, on Thursday, November 24. A total of 8,271 participants finished the race on the day, which is an increase from 7,420 in 2021. Weini Kelati and Conner Mantz secured the...
MANCHESTER, CT

Norwich has the most opioid-related deaths in New London County. What's being done?

Norwich has seen the most opioid-related overdose deaths in New London County since 2015, in a county with the fourth-highest number of such deaths in the state. Both the county’s health districts are in the top ten for overdose deaths for that time period, with 349 in the Uncas Health District’s area, and 329 in Ledge Light Health District’s area, according to data from the Connecticut Department of Health.
NEW LONDON COUNTY, CT
University of Connecticut

Edwards Named BIG EAST Player of the Week

STORRS, Conn. – UConn women's basketball junior Aaliyah Edwards was named the BIG EAST Player of the Week after leading the No. 3 Huskies to two wins and the Phil Knight Legacy title last weekend. Edwards averaged 18.5 points, 12.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists and .667 shooting in the tournament....
STORRS, CT

Dayville, November 29 High School 🏈 Game Notice

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KILLINGLY, CT
UC Daily Campus

CISS Thanksgiving Luncheon held for everyone in UConn during the break

On Tuesday, Nov. 22, the Center for International Students and Scholars office held the CISS Thanksgiving Luncheon. The event ran from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. with many students, scholars and staff in attendance. During the event, students enjoyed the time eating food, talking with one another and telling stories about Thanksgiving day in their countries.
STORRS, CT
Eyewitness News

Car fire on I-84 west in Tolland leads to brush fire, lane closures

TOLLAND, Conn. (WFSB) - State police say several lanes of I-84 west were shut down Sunday after a car fire led to a nearby brush fire. Police were dispatched to Exit 68 shortly after 6:38 a.m. for reports of a car fire. When troopers arrived, all occupants were safely outside...
TOLLAND, CT

Police identify man found dead in Norwich mobile home

Norwich ― Norwich police on Friday identified the man found dead beneath a collapsed floor of a mobile home as the 82-year-old sole resident of the dilapidated home. John Jordan, 82, lived alone in the mobile home in the Little Valley Mobile Home Park at 303 Mohegan Park Road, Norwich police Lt. Christopher Merrill said Friday.
NORWICH, CT

Make a Difference: Norwich Human Services

Who: Jessica, a single mother to a 9-year-old daughter and a 10-year-old son. The situation: Jessica and her family were displaced by a fire last month that destroyed their housing, furniture, medications, and personal possessions. Since then, NHS has been collaborating with its regional agency partners to match Jessica with as much assistance as possible. She is working tirelessly to find a new apartment, an exorbitant challenge in today's housing and rental market.
NORWICH, CT
UC Daily Campus

Women’s Basketball: No. 3 Huskies survive rough start to win PKI over No. 9 Iowa

Coming into Sunday afternoon’s Phil Knight Invitational Final against the No. 9 Iowa Hawkeyes, the UConn Huskies were looking like world-beaters. They were coming off a pair of games where they beat top 10 competition by a combined 29 points and were hoping to treat Iowa in a similar fashion. Instead, they were facing several questions, not many answers and an 11 point deficit midway through the third quarter. Thanks to Azzi Fudd’s 22 point second half and another wild assist stat-line from Nika Muhl, the Huskies escaped with a 86-79 victory.
IOWA CITY, IA
mycitizensnews.com

Firehouse boiler to be replaced

BEACON FALLS — The boiler at the Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 firehouse went down and is being replaced. Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 Chief Brian DeGeorge said the boiler from 2000 went down in the beginning of November after the firehouse’s regular servicemen confirmed that the boiler’s internal chambers were cracked. The new boiler is currently being installed because it’s an immediate priority, DeGeorge added.
MANCHESTER, CT