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Hartford Police Department. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Violent Weekend In Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Police are investigating a pair of early-morning shootings that occurred within minutes of each other in Hartford. Deputy police chief Brian Foley told the Hartford Courant  the first call came in […]

05/24/2015

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Connecticut Residents Busted In Vermont

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. (AP) _ Vermont state police say they seized nearly 1,000 bags of heroin after stopping a vehicle for speeding on Interstate 91. Authorities say they found 980 bags of heroin, 10 grams of […]

05/24/2015

Surveillance camera images from a robbery at Northwest Community Bank in Avon May 23, 2015. Photos courtesy of Avon Police.

Gun Shown During Bank Hold Up In Avon

The Northwest Community Bank was robbed in Avon today.

05/23/2015

Hartford Public Safety Complex. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Five Arrested In Hartford Fight, Shooting

Five people have been arrested after a fight and shooting in Hartford in which police say two people took turns firing the same gun at the victim.

05/23/2015

An one-day-old cub, Jenny, is seen with her 17-year-old mother, Jolan, at the Budapest Zoo Park and Botanic Garden in the Hungarian capital.  (Photo credit ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Beardsley Zoo Welcomes Back Camels This Summer

Camels are coming to Connecticut’s only zoo this summer.

05/23/2015

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Man Shot Overnight In Hartford

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Police in Hartford are investigating a shooting from overnight. They say a male victim was shot in the torso in the area of Evergreen Avenue around 3 o’clock this morning. He […]

05/23/2015

Emerald Ash Borer (courtesy Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection)

State To Campers: Leave Wood At Home

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut environmental officials are asking campers not to bring in their own firewood into campsites in the state. Officials with the Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection say bringing wood […]

05/23/2015

Police officers (Pool Photo/Jessica Hill/Associated Press)

Effort to Expand Police Mental Health Coverage Progresses

A long-running effort to extend workers’ compensation benefits to police officers who receive mental health injuries on the job cleared a key hurdle Friday after years of defeat in the General Assembly.

05/22/2015

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Man Charged In Severe Beating of East Hampton Mother-in-Law

State police have arrested a Portland man in connection with a home invasion and assault at an East Hampton horse farm that nearly killed his mother-in-law.

05/22/2015

Vincent Mauro (Courtesy Glastonbury Police)

Connecticut Man Gets 2 Years In Prison For Deadly Crash

A Connecticut man who drove drunk and caused a fiery crash that killed his wife has been sentenced to two years in prison.

05/22/2015