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Rescued Man: Boat Took On Water; Middletown Mom's Whereabouts A Mystery

A Middletown native who disappeared while on a fishing trip with his mother and was at the center of a massive search by air and water told the U.S. Coast Guard that the boat they were on had starting taking on water, a Coast Guard spokeswoman said Monday. But the spokeswoman said she didn't know...More

  • Voters' Interest In First Presidential Debate Soars

    Voters' Interest In First Presidential Debate Soars

    Former state Republican Party Chairman Richard Foley says interest in the first general election debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is so high the government should put it on pay-per-view and use the proceeds to pay down the national debt. "That would be a much better use of time and...

  • New Britain Family Remembers Murder Victim With Annual Birthday Parties

    New Britain Family Remembers Murder Victim With Annual Birthday Parties

    For a few hours every September, Julian Cartie comes back to life. Alive, again, through the scores of friends and relatives who come together to tell stories about high-school gridiron glory. Through the collages that surround the crowd: Julian smiling; running plays in his football uniform; standing,...

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  • Police Investigate Deadly Shooting At Bridgeport Restaurant

    Police Investigate Deadly Shooting At Bridgeport Restaurant

    Bridgeport police are investigating a late-night shooting at a city restaurant. A department spokesman says officers responded to El Paraiso Restaurant at about 10 p.m. Sunday where they found a 36-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the chest. It was not immediately clear if the victim was shot...

  • Man Seriously Injured In Southington Bike Crash, Police Say

    Man Seriously Injured In Southington Bike Crash, Police Say

    A man was seriously injured in a bicycling accident, police said. The collision happened shortly after 2:30 a.m. Friday, they said. Steven Zavatkay, 44, was riding his bike west down a hill on Savage Street when the bike left the north side of the road in the area of Hacienda Circle. It traveled...

  • Police: Couple Confined Young Children In A Dog Crate At Their Newington Home

    Police: Couple Confined Young Children In A Dog Crate At Their Newington Home

    A couple who lived in Newington for years has been charged with two felonies for locking two of their children in a dog cage to discipline them, as well as feeding them inadequately and hitting them with a paddle, Newington police said. Michael Thalmann, 44, and his wife, Jennifer Thalmann, 48,...

  • Willimantic Woman In Critical Condition After Stabbing

    A local man is charged with criminal attempt to commit murder and first-degree assault after he stabbed a woman several times during a domestic dispute. Angel Alvarez, 53, of 50 South Street, was also charged with violation of a protective order and disorderly conduct after he allegedly stabbed...

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  • UConn Disappointing 2-2 And It's About To Get A Lot Tougher

    UConn Disappointing 2-2 And It's About To Get A Lot Tougher

    After each UConn loss this season, coach Bob Diaco has circled back to the points of defeat with simple, matter-of-fact statements. "The ball was on the half yard line," he said after the Navy game, in which the Huskies were stuffed from within a yard on the game's final play. "Score it." "The...

  • Jeff Jacobs: UConn's Rough Start, Finish Result In One Bad Loss

    Jeff Jacobs: UConn's Rough Start, Finish Result In One Bad Loss

    If we are to be true to coaches and players who take the holistic approach — not to sports writers guilty of an addiction to last-play dramatics — bad losses arrive at various times. They can arrive early. They can arrive late. In UConn's bad 31-24 loss to an exciting and decidedly uneven Syracuse...

  • Q Poll: Clinton And Trump In Dead Heat

    Q Poll: Clinton And Trump In Dead Heat

    A national poll released Monday morning suggests that the presidential race is too close to call. The survey found Clinton holds a slight edge over Trump by a 44-to-43 margin. Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson had 8 percent and Green Party nominee Jill Stein had 2 percent. Trump and Clinton...

  • Cool Temperatures Overnight Give Way To Highs In 60s

    Cool Temperatures Overnight Give Way To Highs In 60s

    After a beautiful weekend that saw a significant drop in temperatures, resulting in highs that were more reminiscent of Autumn, we’ll start the work week with quiet and cool temps this morning, including the first Frost Advisory for the Litchfield Hills. Sun will give way to clouds late, with highs...

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