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East Hartford Police cruisers. Photo by CBS Connecticut's Lisa Gold.

Springfield Woman Held In East Hartford Man’s Murder

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) _ A Springfield woman has been held without bail after pleading not guilty to a murder charge in the 2014 shooting of a Connecticut man. The Republican reports that 35-year-old Doris Pessolano […]



East Hartford Police Looking For Sexual Assault Suspect

East Hartford police are looking for a town man wanted on charges of 1st Degree Sexual Assault and Risk of Injury to a Minor.


Alison Rosa of East Hartford. Photo courtesy of East Hartford Police.

East Hartford Mother Charged With Abusing Her Disabled Child

East Hartford Police say 29-year-old Alison Rosa faces charges including first degree assault of a disabled person, abuse, risk of injury to a minor, and cruelty to persons.


Rentschler Field in East Hartford. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Rentschler Field Getting A New Name

At what was expected to be a groundbreaking ceremony in East Hartford, officials today announced that Rentschler Field will be renamed Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field.


A planned United Technologies Research facility to be built in East Hartford. Architect's rendering from UTC press release.

Groundbreaking For New UTC Building In East Hartford

United Technologies held a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new building in East Hartford.


Department of Social Services

Fraud Investigator Pleads Guilty

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – A former Connecticut Department of Social Services official who managed state fraud and waste investigations has pleaded guilty to mail fraud for submitting a mortgage application with bogus information. Lynwood Patrick […]


The scene of an accident on Burnside Avenue in East  Hartford, in which 8-year-old Carlos Hernandez was  struck and killed. Photo by WTIC's  Matt Dwyer.

Driver: Child Retrieving Ball Started Horrific East Hartford Crash

A witness heard a female voice pleading for someone to help her brother.


Brett Bednarz (Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant/Pool Photo)

Mistrial Declared In East Hartford Triple Murder Case

A judge has declared a mistrial after a jury deadlocked in the case of a man accused in the 2010 bludgeoning deaths of his mother and two other people in East Hartford.


Brett Bednarz (Courtesy East Hartford Police)

Testimony Begins In East Hartford Triple Murder

Testimony in the trial of a Manchester man charged in the slayings of his mother and two house guests in 2010 has started.


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Arrest Made In Fatal Hit And Run

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Police have charged an East Hartford woman in connection with a fatal-hit-and-run accident that killed an 8-year-old boy last month. Eight-year-old Carlos Hernandez was struck on Burnside Avenue on April […]