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Bristol Man Struck, Killed On Massachusetts Highway

Police say a Connecticut man was struck and killed by passing tractor-trailer after he got out of a car that had stopped in the left travel lane of Interstate 495 in Massachusetts.

05/13/2015

Heroin file photo (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bristol Police Investigate 4 Heroin Overdose Deaths

(BRISTOL,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –   Police  in Bristol are investigating three  separate heroin overdose  deaths in the city that occurred over a  four day span.Police say it is possible the heroin   being sold may be from a […]

04/09/2015

Hernandez trial courtroom (Courtesy CBS Digital/WBZ-TV)

Jury Expected To Get Hernandez Case This Week

With the jury expected to get the case in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial this week, the Associated Press reviewed what’s happened so far.

04/05/2015

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

Report: Hernandez Fiancee To Testify Friday

The Associated Press quotes sources who say that Shayanna Jenkins, who grew up in Bristol and is engaged to Aaron Hernandez, will testify at his murder trial Friday

03/26/2015

Jennifer Mercado (Courtesy CBS Boston/WTIC-TV)

Hernandez Cousin Takes The Stand

A cousin of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has taken the stand in the murder trial after being ordered by the court to do so, but she has repeatedly said she can’t remember.

03/24/2015

Bristol Police (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Autopsy Performed After Bristol Car Fire

The investigation continues into a vehicle fire in Bristol Monday on Farrell Avenue in which police and firefighters discovered a body.

03/17/2015

Bristol Police (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Body Found Inside Burning Car

Bristol police are asking for information from the public as they investigate the death of a woman found in a burned-out car.

03/16/2015

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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