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.


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.


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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.



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 […]


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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 […]


Bristol fire (Courtesy Nicole Jacques)

One Dead In Bristol Fire

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


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 […]



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.


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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.


Aaron Hernandez girlfriend,  Shayanna Jenkins (Courtesy WBZ-TV/

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




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