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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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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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