New Britain

City Clarifies Its Street Is Named After Paul Manafort Sr.

New Britain, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut city has tweaked its sign for Paul Manafort Drive because the name agitated some residents.<p>The Hartford …

Donald Trump

Controversy Drives New Britain To Tweak Name of Paul Manafort Drive

Looking to stem contention about the name of Paul Manafort Drive, Mayor Erin Stewart had city workers make a tiny change Wednesday morning.The street …

Paul Manafort

Police: Couple Held Up Sam's Food Store In West Hartford At Gunpoint

Police said they have arrested a wanted man and his girlfriend in connection with an armed robbery Aug. 6 at Sam’s Food Store.<p>Luis Rodriguez, 44, was …

Crime

Mom’s Purse Gets Stolen During Night Out With Friend. It Had a Necklace With Her Son’s Ashes In It

When LeeAnn Winn and her friend returned to her friend's car after getting a drink, they were met with a smashed window in the passenger seat.<p>Missing …

Human Interest

Markley wins GOP race for lieutenant gov.; Bysiewicz wins Democratic nod

HARTFORD -- State Sen. Joe Markley has won the Republican party nomination for lieutenant governor.The 61-year-old conservative lawmaker from …

Income Tax

Glassman Concedes to Hayes in Democratic Race for Congress

Mary Glassman, the endorsed party candidate, conceded Tuesday night to former 'National Teacher of the Year' and political outsider Jahana Hayes in …

U.S. Congress

Santos Defeats DuPont, O'Neill in GOP 5th District Race

Manny Santos is the presumptive winner of the GOP primary for the 5th Congressional District nomination.<p>Santos had the inside track as the endorsed …

U.S. Congress

Brandon Beachy Signs With Atlantic League’s New Britain Bees

The New Britain Bees of the independent Atlantic League announced today that they’ve signed right-hander <b>Brandon Beachy</b>.<p>It’ll be the first …

Baseball

Armed Robbery Suspect Sought By West Hartford Police

Police say the suspect should be considered 'armed and dangerous.'<p>WEST HARTFORD, CT — The West Hartford Police Department has obtained an arrest …

Armed Robbery

Are you eligible to vote in Tuesday’s primary?

HARTFORD — The list of candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor and other statewide offices will be whittled down on Tuesday, which is primary …

Elections

The Latest Big Lottery Winners from Around Connecticut

See who won bug bucks in assorted CT Lottery games.<p>Here is a look at the latest winners of $10,000 or more from around the state in assorted …

Hartford

The Stan Simpson Show: New Britain native Paul Manafort under fire at high-profile trial

Paul Manafort - a New Britain native and son of a popular former mayor in the city - is at the center of a high profile federal trail, accused of …

Donald Trump

Claim Check: Erin Stewart Mailer Loose With Budget Terms, But Generally Accurate

In an election season when fiscal restraint and pocketbook issues loom large, many candidates are touting their budgeting prowess to persuade voters …

Budget Deficit

‘It’s totally an embarrassment’: A Connecticut town ponders renaming Paul Manafort Drive

In New Britain, Conn., Paul Manafort Drive has been the site of at least one protest. It’s occasionally used as a backdrop for semi-ironic selfies. And a petition to rename the street after New Britain native and 2017 World Series MVP George Springer has just short of 1,700 signatures.<p>But not …

Paul Manafort

Letter To The Editor: Why I Support Erin Stewart For Lt. Gov.

Greenwich's Peter Tesei spells out his reasons for supporting New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart for the Republican nomination for Lt. Governor.<p>Dear …

Budget Deficit

East Hartford man charged after assaulting man with metal rods

HARTFORD — Hartford Police say an East Hartford man was charged after an investigation into an assault in July led to him.Police say on July 6th, …

Crime

Minor MLB Transactions: 8/10/18

• The <b>Diamondbacks</b> outrighted infielder <b>Deven Marrero</b> to Triple-A, as per a team press release. Marrero was designated for assignment earlier this week. …

Baseball

Former CCSU Theater Professor Seeks Special Probation In Reckless Endangerment Case

A former Central Connecticut State University theater professor accused of urging his students to lie to police after one of them was injured in a …

Blackbox

Man Severely Beat Customer During Botched Robbery: Hartford PD

The victim was seriously injured.<p>HARTFORD, CT — Officers arrested a would-be robber after he severely injured a customer at a liquor store, according …

Crime

New replica of original sign adds to nostalgia at Southington drive-in

A incredible opportunity for kids in New Haven.<p>Read More » 2 hours ago<p>The town of Hamden's Miller Memorial Library will be closed for …

New Haven

State Water Quality Agency To Report Aug. 24 On Tilcon's Plainville Plan

A key state agency plans to issue its opinion on the controversial Tilcon Connecticut gravel quarry expansion later this month.The water planning …

Water

New Britain man arrested on sex assault charges 2 days in a row

A blast from the past has returned to Southington!<p>Read More » 3 mins ago<p>A Norwich man has pleaded guilty to two drug distribution charges on...<p>Read …

Donald Trump

Regardless of Trial, New Britain Is Keeping 'Paul Manafort Drive'

Despite the national headlines stemming from Paul Manafort’s tax fraud trial, New Britain has no plans to change the name of Paul Manafort …

Paul Manafort

Congress Needs Hayes' Teaching Style

You would think that sometime within a 53-year teaching career, I'd have met a few National Teachers of the Year. Nope.<p>Then recently, Jahana Hayes, …

Teaching

For $690M, Stanley adding heavy-tool add-ons

New Britain hand- and power-tool maker Stanley Black & Decker says it will pay $690 million cash for the heavy-tool attachments portfolio of an …

Hartford

Connecticut murderer wants reward money for aiding case against serial killer

NEW HAVEN — Jonathan Mills, convicted of murdering four people in Guilford in 2000, is likely one of five people — three of them prison inmates — …

Crime

Man Sentenced For Robbing New Britain 7-Eleven

A 21-year-old man who pleaded guilty to six robberies committed in 2017, including one in New Britain, has been sentenced to prison.<p>A Warminster man …

Crime

Farmington Police Blotter: Aug. 3-7

This public information from Farmington police is accurate as of Aug. 7, 2018. Items reflect charges filed, not convictions.<p>FARMINGTON, CT — Here are …

Hartford

Brad Palazzo

<b>Age:</b> 35<p><b>Company:</b> Comcast<p><b>Title:</b> Director, Community Impact<p><b>No. of years with current company:</b> 13 years<p><b>Town where I live:</b> Glastonbury<p><b>Town where I work:</b> …

Hartford

National Night Out celebrates community ties with first responders

×<p>National Night Out celebrates community ties with first responders<p>MERIDEN — Tuesday, August 7th, is National Night Out.<p>This is an event that started …

National Night Out