Connecticut

Hartford Police Investigate Shooting on Van Block Avenue

Hartford police are investigating a shooting on Van Block Avenue.<p>Deputy Chief Brian Foley confirmed major crimes detectives were on scene at 97 Van …

Crime

Capitol Report: Connecticut’s community colleges plan to consolidate

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — The Board of Regents for Higher Education voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to consolidate Connecticut’s 12 community college …

Education

Judge temporarily blocks new Trump rules on birth control

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge in Philadelphia on Friday ordered the Trump administration not to enforce new rules that could significantly …

New England

Man Embezzled $220K From Business: North Haven Police

BREAKING: Police say the accused was a long-time employee and minority owner in the company.<p>NORTH HAVEN, CT — A minority-owner in a lawn care …

Hartford

Home Care Worker Charged With Theft in Southington

A home carer worker in Southington has been charged with stealing.<p>SOUTHINGTON, CT – A home car worker has been charged with stealing from a client, …

Hartford

Police remind drivers not to block intersection boxes

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH)–Police in MIlford are trying to discourage drivers from blocking intersection boxes on roads. Police are urging drivers not to …

New England

Wow House: Waterfront Quogue Home Speaks Of Summer Fun

Get ready for fun at this fantastic home, which has a game/media room, pool, tennis, hot tub, expansive BBQ station, dock and roof sun deck.<p>QUOGUE, …

Hartford

Judge rejects pseudonym use in lawsuit over alleged rape

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge has issued an unusual opinion rejecting the use of pseudonyms by two college students in a civil court …

New England

Friday's Top 5: Teacher Placed on Leave, Popular Store to Open

A look at the top 5 stories of the day in the area.<p>Here is a look at the top stories for Friday on Patch sites covering Hartford and Tolland …

Hartford

Recently Sold Homes In the Farmington Area

Curious to know how much that new couple down the street paid for their house? Find out in Patch's listings of recently sold homes.<p>Do you ever find …

Hartford

Hamden Police Officer Hospitalized After Being Hit By Car: Police

BREAKING: The officer was directing traffic when he was struck by a car. Police are investigating.<p>HAMDEN, CT — A Hamden Police officer was …

Policing

Lyft offering promotions for XL Center, Pratt & Whitney Stadium

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)–The ride-sharing company Lyft has announced it is partnering with two Connecticut venues.The company will offer special …

New England

Silver Alert Issued For Meriden Teen

BREAKING: The teen was reported missing on Friday.<p>A SILVER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR:<p>MISSING CHILD<p>Endangered Runaway<p>MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ<p>Age: 15<p>DOB: …

Hartford

Stamford man charged with manslaughter after speeding crash

STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH)–Stamford police have charged the driver of a car that crashed, killing a passenger, with manslaughter.<p>The crash happened on …

New England

Woman Stole Cancer Donation Jar From Business: East Haven Police

Police say the community helped with solving the case as numerous tips were reported to law enforcement.<p>EAST HAVEN, CT — Police on Saturday announced …

Hartford

Man Feeds Those In Need; Free Kisses; Billboard Chart Success

Christmas saved for family after presents destroyed in fire/ Children thank police in heartfelt letters/ We're pretty healthy/ CT Good News<p><i>We, at</i> …

Hartford

Huskies to bring holiday to disadvantaged in Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Coach Kevin Ollie and his University of Connecticut men’s basketball team are bringing the Christmas holiday to some …

New England

Man Charged With Stealing 3 Cars In Southampton: Cops

He was held at the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in lieu of $25,000 bail, police say.<p>SOUTHAMPTON, NY — A man was arrested after stealing 3 …

Crime

Vernon Holiday Trash and Tree Collection Schedule Released

Trees will be collected in Vernon.<p>Refuse and Recycling Schedule - The Vernon Public Works Department will be closed on Monday, December 25, 2017 in …

Hartford

Flag Flies High For Marine Corps Vet In Hampton Bays

The Hampton Bays School District honors a veteran every month, raising a flag proudly to those who have served the nation.<p>HAMPTON BAYS, NY — A flag …

Hartford

Webster Bank's Jim Smith: Biz community must speak with 'united voice'

Ahead of the first meeting of a newly formed commission on fiscal stability and economic growth, the group's co-chair – outgoing Webster Bank CEO and …

Hartford

Pratt snags $6.7B contract to maintain Air Force fighter jet engines

East Hartford jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney has secured a $6.7 billion contract to maintain F119 aircraft engines for U.S. Air Force fighter jets, …

Aerospace

Hartford Group Highlights Community Activist's Decades Of Service

In the ’80s and ’90s, if you wanted something done in the Behind the Rocks neighborhood, you’d call Rosa Morales.<p>“Miss Rosa” made a name for herself …

Hartford

Legislature eyes holiday session to fix social services program

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT MIRROR<p>With partisan feuding providing the final push Thursday, the state legislature now will come into session between between …

Hartford

Mohegan Sun Nov. slot revenue inches up

Mohegan Sun said Friday it posted a slight gain in slot revenues for the month of November.<p>The Uncasville casino operator reported $47.5 million in …

Hartford

Obituary: Debra Casey, 53, Of Westport

"She studied physical and occupational therapy and worked with the elderly for many years."<p>WESTPORT, CT - Debra L. Casey a lifelong resident of …

Hartford

New Britain father granted temporary stay of deportation

OLD LYME, Conn. (WTNH) — A New Britain father who was set to be deported Friday has been granted a temporary stay of deportation.Mariano Cardoso …

Immigration

CREC Teacher Accused of Inappropriate Relationship

The teacher has been placed on leave pending an investigation into the allegations.<p>HARTFORD, CT — A teacher employed at a Capitol Region Education …

Hartford

CT Father Of 3 Young Children Shot And Killed: Report

Police said a father of three young children was shot to death outside his Sprague home.<p>SPRAGUE, CT - Police said a father of three young children …

Hartford

Malloy to legislature: “Come in and do your job”

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Governor Malloy says state lawmakers should address the ballooning deficit in the new state budget now and not wait until …

New England