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The Achieve Financial Credit Union West Main Street in Bristol. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Man Wearing Apparent Bomb Found At New Britain Credit Union

Police investigating a possible robbery plot have encountered a man with what appeared to be a bomb strapped to his body at a Connecticut credit union.

02/23/2015

The Covanta plant in Bristol in 2011.  There were minor injuries in that year, when a high-pressure steam tube ruptured. The plant now faces $80,100 in unrelated federal safety fines. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Waste-to-energy Plant In Bristol Faces $80K OSHA Safety Fine

A Bristol plant that burns garbage to produce energy is facing more than $90,000 in proposed fines for violations of workplace health standards.

02/17/2015

Aaron Hernandez girlfriend,  Shayanna Jenkins (Courtesy WBZ-TV/CBSBoston.com)

Hernandez Fiance Granted Immunity

CBS Boston is reporting that Aaron Hernandez’s fiance, Shayanna Jenkins, has been granted immunity in the murder trial of the former New England Patriots player.

02/10/2015

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Police Seek Robbery Suspect

(BRISTOL,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  The Bristol Walmart Neighborhood Market  was  held up at gunpoint about  6:20  Wednesday evening. The suspect,described as a white man  40 to 50 years old , about 5″10, with a thin build […]

02/04/2015

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Thief Flees With Cash Register

(BRISTOL,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Bristol Police are searching  for the man who robbed the Family Dollar Store on North Main Street shortly after 6:30 Tuesday evening.   The suspect implied he had a weapon and stole […]

01/27/2015

Bristol fire (Courtesy Nicole Jacques)

One Dead In Bristol Fire

Officials say a person has died in a condominium fire in Bristol.

01/13/2015

Aaron Hernandez sits in the courtroom of the Attleboro District Court during his hearing on Aug. 22, 2013 in North Attleboro, Mass. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Jury Selection Continues In Hernandez Murder Trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) – Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is due back in court for the second day of jury selection in his murder trial. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to killing […]

01/12/2015

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Sledge Hammer Attack In Bristol

Police say a Bristol man used a sledge hammer to attack a visitor to his Tulip Street home last night.

01/12/2015

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Driver Dead After Crash, Fire In Bristol

One person was killed when a pickup truck went off Stafford Avenue in Bristol and hit a tree shortly after 6 pm Sunday.

01/12/2015

Aaron Hernandez girlfriend,  Shayanna Jenkins (Courtesy WBZ-TV/CBSBoston.com)

Hernandez Fiancee At Closed-Court Hearing On Immunity Petition

The fiancee of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has left a closed-court hearing on a petition to grant her immunity in Hernandez’s upcoming murder trial without commenting. Both Hernandez and Jenkins grew up in Bristol, Connecticut

01/07/2015

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