New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman says a woman whose body was found under a porch died of hypothermia and wasn’t the victim of a homicide.
Utilities, power companies and New England’s grid operator moved on several fronts Tuesday to guarantee sufficient supplies of energy in the Northeast to keep homes and businesses warm as temperatures plunged to near-record low levels.
Hartford firefighters were called to two separate commercial building fires early Tuesday morning — one in the South End and one in the North End.
Water leaked into some portions of the main and ground floors of John Dempsey Hospital causing a disruption at the UConn Health Center.
More than 200 accidents were reported in Connecticut as a winter storm slammed the region and potentially record-breaking cold temperatures are on the way.
Heavy bands of snow and strong winds Thursday threatened to create near-blizzard conditions in Maine to be followed by the coldest weather in three years — conditions severe enough that even skiers reconsidered going outside. Utility officials feared more power failures following the Christmas week ice storm.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is urging cities and towns to open warming centers to help people in need during a long stretch of freezing cold temperatures.
Governor Malloy acts to protect the vulnerable during the upcoming cold snap.