Luis Acosta. Photo courtesy of Hartford Police.

Police Seek Driver In Deadly Hartford Hit-and-run

Hartford Police say a man wanted in a fatal drunk driving hit-and-run is now running from investigators.


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Everything Ray: Yard Goats?

Really? Yesterday, the name of the new AA franchise was revealed, chosen from a reported 6,000 entries. The name, submitted by Anthony Castora was inspired by his father-in-laws memories of Hartford’s railroading history, though I […]



Victim In Hartford Homicide Identified

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Police in Hartford have released the name of the woman found shot to death in a house on Congress Street in the city on Tuesday. They say 30-year-old Lilliana Restrepo was […]


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HPD Arrests 3 For Illegal Firearm, Pot

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Hartford police have arrested three individuals in connection with the possession with a firearm officers say was used in several recent area shootings. Detectives on the Shooting Task Force were tracking […]


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HPD Probes Fatal Stabbing

(Hartford, Conn/CBS Connecticut) – An overnight stabbing in Hartford is now a homicide investigation. The call came in to the Club Symmetry Vine on Union Place around 1:30 this morning. When they arrived, police were […]


A ground breaking ceremony was held on the site of a new minor league baseball stadium on Main Street in Hartford, set to open at the start of the 2016 season. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Hartford Baseball Team Name Options Narrowed To Five

In a little over a year, Hartford residents could be chanting “Let’s Go Hedgehogs”. . . or Praying Mantis. . . or River Hogs. . . or Whirlybirds. . . or Yard Goats.


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Hartford Water Main Break Closes Highway Ramps And Streets

A 12-inch water main broke about 6:00 p.m. Friday, closing Sisson Avenue in Hartford between Capitol Avenue and Warrenton, and closed the Exit 46 ramps from Interstate 84.



Everything Ray: A Void That Must Be Filled

I was up late last night, and so this is going to be short, though I could write a 1000 word entry raving about Asleep At The Wheel and The Quebe Sisters who were on […]


(left to right: Rosa Valentin, Mayra Cruz, Carmen Lopez)

Jurors Convict Accused Serial Killer In Killing Of Second Teenage Hartford Girl

A jury at Hartford Superior Court this afternoon convicted an accused serial killer of murdering a teenage girl.


Rocky the Rock Cat. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Pick The Rock Cats’ New Name

Officials for the team presently known as the New Britian Rock Cats unveiled the ten finalsts today.