A typo on a local Connecticut election ballot has helped James J. Butler be elected to office when it was his father, James R. Butler, who was the candidate. (credit: Getty Images)

Election Day Snafus May Lead To Legislative Action

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Election Day problems four years after snarls in Bridgeport may prompt the Connecticut legislature to change election law. Early Tuesday morning voters in Hartford were told at several polling stations that […]


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Arrest Made In Hartford Homicide

Hartford Police have arrested the former boyfriend of a woman found dead in her home at 82 Hanmer Street Tuesday.


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Woman Found Dead

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS News)   – Hartford Police are investigating what they are calling a suspicious death officers went to 82 Hanmer Street  about 1:15 pm Tuesday to conduct a welfare check. A 45  year old woman was […]


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Voting Extended At Two Hartford Polling Places

The Batchelder School and the United Methodist Church polling places will stay open.


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Fatal Stabbing In Hartford

Hartford Police are investigating a fatal stabbing that happened Sunday night.


Hartford Police Department. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Police Investigate Two Accidental Shootings– One Fatal

Hartford police had two separate accidental firearms discharges to investigate this weekend — one fatal, one considered non-life-threatening.



Hartford Police Investigate “Untimely” Death

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A 22-year-old man is dead after Hartford police say he shot himself in the chest early this morning. They received the call around 1:45 a.m. to 27 Barnard Street. Friends of […]


Hartford Public Safety Complex. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

A Legal Loss For Hartford

A Connecticut city’s reputation as one of America’s most dangerous communities did not give police officers the right to invade a yard where they killed a family dog after getting an erroneous tip that guns were hidden in an abandoned car behind the home, a federal appeals court said Thursday.


Hartford Police Department. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Hartford Logs 13th Homicide

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Hartford police have identified the victim in the city’s most recent homicide. Jose O’Casio, 24, of Hartford, was found early this morning suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the head and […]


Hartford Police Department. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

New Details In Two Hartford Shootings

There are new details in the case of a Hartford resident charged in two north end shootings — one of them fatal.





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