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Connecticut River

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Body Found Along River Identified

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  -  Hartford Police say the  man whose body was found on the west bank of the Connecticut River in  Haddam  Thursday was  33 year old Ricky Cruz of  Hartford. Cruz  fell into the […]

05/23/2014

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Body Recovered Along River

(HADDAM,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  -   A body was found on the  west bank of the Connecticut River in  Haddam about a half mile south of the Haddam Meadows boat launch  Thursday afternoon.Two kayakers made the discovery   shortly […]

05/22/2014

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Search Expanded For Missing Windsor Locks Man

(Windsor Locks, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – It’s been a week since a 52-year-old Windsor Locks man went missing and now police are stepping up their search efforts. Officers says Lawrence McIntosh disappeared New Year’s Eve and […]

01/07/2014

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Connecticut River The Only “Blueway” As Conservation Program Dries Up

The Connecticut River Blueway will retain its designation as a National Blueway, but that there will no such further designations as the Interior Department announced the program is ending.

01/03/2014

Madelyne Martinez-Mercado (Courtesy Hartford Police)

Hartford Police Arrest 2 In Grisly Homicide

Hartford police have made arrests in connection with a homicide from earlier this year. They say Madelyne Martinez-Mercado, 23, of New Britain and Talib Shaheer, 32, of Waterbury, were picked up Tuesday. Each is being […]

12/17/2013

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Springfield Man Says He Was Robbed While Fishing

Police say a man fishing in the Connecticut River in Springfield was jumped by three men and had his wallet stolen.

08/26/2013

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Body Pulled From The Connecticut River In Middletown

Authorities in Middletown pulled a body from the Connecticut River Saturday afternoon.

08/04/2013

CROPPED Connecticut River Gun Search

USCG Suspends Search for Missing Mass. Fisherman

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) _ The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 51-year-old Massachusetts man who fell overboard while fishing off the coast of Connecticut. The Coast Guard says Yuri Kirvpichev of West […]

07/03/2013

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DEEP Releases Name Of Missing Fisherman

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has released the name of a man who went overboard from a fishing boat at the mouth of the Connecticut River Sunday evening.

07/02/2013

Connecticut River search (Photo by WTIC's Aaron Kupec)

Crews Commence River Search

OLD LYME, Conn. (AP) _ Rescue workers are searching for a man who fell from a boat while fishing with at mouth of the Connecticut River. WFSB-TV reports the 58-year-old man is a father of […]

07/01/2013

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