Retail Chain's Final Bow: Connecticut Store Hosts Enormous Closing SaleAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
Another One Bites the Dust: Soft Surroundings Waves Goodbye to Traditional RetailDavid E.NewsBreak Contributor
East Hartford, CT: Top 4 Restaurants to TryZulie JourneyNewsBreak Contributor
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Massive vacant warehouse fire on Water St. lights up the Naugatuck, CT sky.FIREGROUNDIMAGES.COMNewsBreak Contributor
Top 3 Most Dangerous Cities In Connecticut: The Emergence Of Vulnerability
Connecticut, known as The Constitution State is situated in southern New England with a population exceeding three million according to the World Population Review. It has the highest per-capita income of all states making it one of the wealthiest and safest among the states. It has the fourth-lowest violent crime rate which is considerably lower than the country’s violent crime rate. However, it has its downside because not all areas in the state share equal resources which prompts the occurrence of the top 3 most dangerous cities in Connecticut. The data include crime details taken from the FBI’s recent statistics.
Hartford Man Convicted After Cops Find Over $51K Cash, 4K Oxycodone Tablets & More in Massive Drug Ring Crackdown
The United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut confirmed yesterday that 30-year-old Jose Lora from Hartford has been convicted. Lora was a part of a narcotics ring dealing in oxycodone pills, counterfeit oxycodone laced with fentanyl and other drugs around Hartford, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
Stolen Car with Family's Beloved Pet Inside Recovered in Middletown
A family living in Middletown, Connecticut, has recovered their precious pet, Luna, who disappeared after a car theft that lasted more than 24 hours. Reports say Luna, a comforting grey pit bull mix, was in the stolen car when it was reported missing.
CT man allegedly used N-word during unprovoked outburst in restaurant where children were present
A man faces charges for allegedly using the N-word multiple times during an angry rant in a New Britain restaurant over the summer, police said. Richard Silvestro, 61, of New Britain allegedly threatened physical harm toward others in the restaurant and refused to pay for his food during an unprovoked outburst at the Hook and Ladder, located at 136 Main St., on Aug. 7, according to a New ...
Middletown cyclist killed in Texas crash
A Middletown man has died while riding his bike in Texas Friday. The crash happened around 9:15 in the morning U.S. Highway 82, a stretch of roadway where the posted speed limit is 75 m.p.h. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a pickup truck was traveling east on...
Savor the Flavor: Two Middletown Sandwiches You Can't Miss
In this article, we will be exploring two must-try sandwiches in Middletown. Have you had the chance to taste either of them yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Discover the Oldest Man-Made Lake in Connecticut
Before delving into the topic of discovering Connecticut’s oldest man-made lake, it’s essential to begin by examining the history of Connecticut. This historical context will provide valuable insights into the state’s development and the significance of its landmarks. Quinatucquet or Quinnehtukqut Have you ever wondered how Connecticut acquired its name? Have you ever wondered who […]
PODCAST: The conditions that led to a Connecticut toddler’s death
WSHU’s Ebong Udoma spoke with CT Mirror’s Ginny Monk to discuss her article on the death of Corneliuz Frank, and his family's struggles.
Trooper suspended after involvement in Christmas Day crash in Clinton
A Connecticut State Police trooper has been suspended after he was involved in a crash on Christmas Day in Clinton, according to authorities.
Smoked meat and mac & cheese from Taino Smokehouse in Middletown
Diana Lynch from Taino Smokehouse will be part of the Q Williams Taste of Middletown. Tickets are available on theconnectioninc.org.
50-year sentence for 2019 Hartford murder
HARTFORD, Conn. — A Hartford man was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for a 2019 murder in the city. Joseph Thorpe, 30, of Hartford, was sentenced to 50 years in prison for the 2019 murder of Roberto Vargas, 23, in Hartford. Thorpe was found guilty in July...
Bloomfield man convicted of murder, assault in Hartford
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – Hartford State’s Attorney Sharmese L. Walcott announced on Monday that Troy Hayes of Bloomfield was found guilty of the murder of Dyshawn Copeland in Hartford in 2020. The conviction stems from the stabbings of Copeland and his friend at 40 Sherman Street in Hartford on May 21, 2020. On Monday, Hayes […]
Nonprofit: Number of asylum seekers coming to Connecticut is becoming unmanageable
They say the number of border crossings since 2019 has increased five times over – many of those people coming from Haiti, Venezuela and Cuba to escape poverty and crime.
Hartford man held on $5M bond for allegedly pistol whipping pedestrian
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Hartford man is being held on a $5 million bond for allegedly pistol whipping a pedestrian he got into an argument with in West Hartford. Edwin Franqui, 27, has been charged with second-degree assault with a firearm, second-degree breach of peace and reckless driving. Police said he was arrested […]
Connecticut Lottery Powerball, Play 4, Play 3, Mega Millions, Lucky for Life, Lotto, Cash 5 winning numbers for Monday, September 25, 2023
The Connecticut Lottery offers multiple draw games for people looking to strike it rich. Here’s a look at Monday, September 25, 2023 winning numbers for each game:. Wed, Sep 27, 2023, 10:59 pm Eastern Time (GMT-5:00)
Man names daughter after officer who saved him from motorcycle crash
MERIDEN, Conn. (WFSB/Gray News) - Authorities say a man seriously injured in a motorcycle crash named his newborn daughter after the officer who helped save his life. The Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Police said Officer Jordan Jacquo was on patrol June 3 when he overheard a dispatch to a motorcycle crash on Interstate 691 in Meriden. He was the first to arrive on scene, WFSB reports.
Correction Officer Arrested on Charges She Brought Drugs and Cell Phones Into Facility
State police arrested a Connecticut correction officer last week on charges she attempted to smuggle contraband including drugs and cellular phones into MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution, according to spokespeople for the police and Department of Correction. State troopers charged Dezerae Ortiz, 25 of Manchester, with nine counts including conveyance of an...
Here's a look at fall festivals and events across CT
Below is a rundown of all the different events going on this fall. Be sure to experience the festivities before the winter weather arrives. Saturday, Oct. 7. and Sunday, Oct. 8. 304 Main St. North, Bethlehem, CT (Route 61 at Bethlehem Fairgrounds) http://www.garlicfestct.com/. For the 18th year in a row,...
Retail Chain's Final Bow: Connecticut Store Hosts Enormous Closing Sale
Retail Farewell: Connecticut Store Chain's Massive Closing Sale Now Underway. The retail apocalypse continues in the United States, with yet another chain filing for bankruptcy.
Man accused of inappropriately touching a minor, exposing himself
MERIDEN, CT (WFSB) - Meriden police said they arrested a man for both intentionally exposing himself to and inappropriately touching a minor. They identified the suspect as Thomas Wrinn, 61. The case was forwarded to the Meriden Police Department Detective Division’s Special Crimes Unit. “Through rigorous investigative efforts, including...