2 hospitalized after hit-and-run crash in Meriden
MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Meriden Police are looking for a suspect in a hit-and-run that left two people seriously injured Saturday evening. Police received multiple calls alerting them to a car crash at the corner of Old Colony Road and Hanover Avenue. One person was believed to be trapped in a car and a driver […]
State police seek public’s help in locating runaway teen
Vermont State Police on Saturday evening said they are looking for the public’s assistance in locating a runaway Waterbury teenager. In a news release shortly after 8 p.m., Trooper Mae Murdock said state police received a report of a runaway juvenile at 5:30 p.m. They are trying to locate 16-year-old Kaliyah Washburn who left home “following a disagreement with a caretaker.”
New Britain police investigate suspicious death
CPS is assisting New Britain in their investigation.
Many CT towns, cities still deciding how to spend opioid funds
Most CT municipalities had yet to spend any opioid settlement funds as of last fall. But some have pooled their money and created partnerships.
Attorney Ryan McGuigan offers legal analysis following the Troconis verdict
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Attorney Ryan McGuigan joined News Team 8 to break down the next steps following a guilty verdict for Michelle Troconis. You can find portions of our interview with Ryan McGuigan above and below.
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in New Haven, CT?
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around new haven..
State Police: New Britain man causes crash, 3rd DUI offense
State Police: New Britain man causes crash, 3rd DUI offense.
Here are 15 Slang Terms You’ll Only Understand if you’re from Connecticut
Welcome to the land of Colonial charm, rolling hills, and a dialect that’s as distinctive as the picturesque landscapes – Connecticut. From “Connecti-Cutie” to the infamous “Stamford Swagger,” the Nutmeg State boasts a linguistic flair that adds a touch of humor to everyday conversation. In this exploration of 15 side-splitting slang terms, we’re delving into the lexicon that only those with a Connecticut address can fully appreciate, celebrating the wit and whimsy that make the Constitution State truly one of a kind.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in Hamden, CT
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to hamden..
Man with memory issues, poor vision missing out of New Haven found
A man with severe memory issues and poor vision who was reported missing from New Haven has been found. The police department said the 78-year-old was last seen around 1 p.m. on Thursday. According to authorities, he suffers from severe memory issues and has poor vision due to recent cataract...
Waterbury’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade has strong showing despite rain
WATERBURY, CT (WFSB) - We’re still two weeks from St. Patrick’s Day, but in Waterbury the bagpipes are already out. The city just put on its annual parade. Despite the rain there was a great showing. The drums, bagpipes and candy are out in full force for what...
Glitter, glam and green at the Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade Ball
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Hundreds of people attended a ball ahead of the Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade next Sunday. The ball was at Anthony’s Ocean View in New Haven Saturday night. The Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade Ball raises money for the big day. It’s also the formal announcement […]
Farmington car thieves arrested after trying to flee police in Westfarms Mall
FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) – Farmington Police arrested five juvenile car thieves following a pursuit that took them into Westfarms Mall Saturday afternoon. Farmington Police were called to the parking lot of Westfarms Mall at 12:59 p.m. for reports of a stolen car. Officers arrived to find the stolen vehicle unoccupied. Police determined that five male […]
Cloudy and mild Sunday in Connecticut; highs near 60
News 12 Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Alex Calamia says there will be mild temperatures near 60 degrees Sunday in Connecticut.
Person critically hurt in nighttime New Haven shooting
A person was taken to the hospital with critical injuries after a nighttime shooting in New Haven on Thursday. The police department said they responded to the area of Wilmot Street in the area of Brookside Avenue at about 7:40 p.m. About 10 minutes later, officers were called to the...
Uber driver shot at, assaulted during carjacking in North Haven
NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WFSB) - A man and a teen have been arrested after a carjacking in North Haven led to a robbery and crash in West Haven. West Haven police were made aware of the carjacking by North Haven police at 5:34 p.m. yesterday. It was reported that two...
From Orphanage to Army Reserve: The Inspiring Journey of Local Hero, Master Sgt. Diane Mason
Master Sgt. Diane Mason, a retired Chicago Police officer and Army Reserve Soldier, has spoken about her service in both the Chicago Police Department and the U.S. Army Reserve. Mason, who served in the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, stressed the importance of discipline, punctuality, responsibility, teamwork, and decision-making in both fields. She noted the need for officers to make quick decisions and stand by them.
Fire Department responds to fire at East Haven heating oil company
EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WFSB) - The East Haven Fire Department responded to a fire at a heating oil company on Hemingway Avenue. Fire Chief Matthew Marcarelli said the department responded to a structure fire at 3:26 p.m. at 62 Hemingway Avenue. Firefighters found a heavy fire coming from an oil...
Rain moves out of Connecticut early Sunday, mild temperatures move in
An area of low pressure brought periods of rain to the state for the start of the weekend. The rain began on the light side, but became moderate to even heavy by later in the afternoon into this evening. Along with the heavier rain that moves in later, some towns...
Beloved mailman retires after 38 years of serving Wethersfield
For nearly 4 decades, Bill Kitfield has delivered mail to residents on Hartford Avenue in Wethersfield.