Lightning (Fabrice Coffrini/Getty Images)

Afternoon Storms Bring Power Problems

Lightning struck near the intersection of two runways at Bradley International Airport, and firefighters were trapped in a vehicle, when power lines fell on it.



East Hampton Police Search For Hit-And-Run Driver

East Hampton Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle which they say struck and critically injured a bicyclist early Saturday on Main Street.


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Portland Police Seek Missing Woman

Portland Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing local woman


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Candles May Have Ignited Portland House Fire

Fire officials believe candles may have ignited a blaze that destroyed a home in Portland.



Arrigoni Bridge Work Begins Tuesday

A year-and-a-half long project gets underway on the Arrigoni Bridge Tuesday, restricting traffic to a single lane in each direction. Stay with WTIC NewsTalk 1080 for the latest on conditions.



Arrigoni Bridge Work Begins This Month

The Arrigoni Bridge over the Connecticut River between Middletown and Portland will be reduced from four lanes to two for about 18 months starting June 28, as crews replace the deck of the bridge, which dates to 1938.


photo courtesy of Middletown Police Department

Operator of Stolen Vehicle Rams Multiple Cruisers

A New Haven man is in police custody after leading Portland and Middletown police on a chase through both towns Friday night, during which he rammed several police cars as well as civilian vehicles.


(Photo by Joe D'Ambrosio/WTIC Sports)

The View From The Press Box

WTIC’s Joe D’Ambrosio sent these pictures, including the press box view of New Britain Stadium as the New Britain Rock Cats hosted the Portland Sea Dogs.



Police: Stolen Car Crashes; Driver Critically Injured

Bristol Police were working to identify the driver of a car that crashed early Thursday morning on Mountain Road.


Propane Explosion Injures Two Portland Firefighters

An explosion and fire in Portland Saturday sent two firefighters to the hospital.  Authorities say a private contractor using a backhoe clearning snow somehow hit a proppane tank.  The firefighters were checking the leak in […]