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NAACP, ACLU: New Britain Police Should Release Video Of Fatal Shooting

Community leaders Monday called for the release of video from a fatal shooting by police in New Britain last week that left a 20-year-old man dead and two teens injured. “If there’s video, it should be shown,” said Ronald Davis, president of the New Britain NAACP. David McGuire, president of the...More

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  • Hartford Man Sentenced To 10 Years For 2013 Homicide

    Hartford Man Sentenced To 10 Years For 2013 Homicide

    A Hartford man who admitted last month to fatally shooting a man on South Marshall Street four years ago has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, the maximum permitted by his plea agreement. Shadeed Islam, 37, pleaded guilty on Nov. 15 to second-degree manslaughter with a firearm. He opted to...

  • Man Faces Manslaughter Charge For Deadly 2016 Crash

    Man Faces Manslaughter Charge For Deadly 2016 Crash

    Nearly a year after a woman was killed in a roll-over crash on I-91 in Enfield, state police have charged the driver of the vehicle with manslaughter. John Gallucci, 33, of Windsor, was also charged with operating under the influence and reckless driving after the crash on the highway’s northbound...

  • Thompson Man Killed In Putnam Crash

    A Thompson man was killed Sunday when he lost control of his car on Route 44 in Putnam, state police said. Steven Farland, 52, of 136 Elmwood Hill Road, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Farland was travelling eastbound in the area of Elvira Heights at about 7:25 p.m. when he lost...

  • Man Fatally Stabbed In New London, Police Said

    Police said they are making progress in their investigation of a fatal stabbing on Sunday, with detectives following up on leads. “We’re making headway,” Capt. Brian Wright said Monday. First responders went to a home in the area of Grand and Elm streets about 2:30 p.m. Sunday and found a man with...

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  • Name Of Missing Griswold Snowmobiler Released

    A 56-year-old man is presumed dead after the snowmobile he was riding over the weekend broke through the ice on a Griswold pond, a spokesman for the state’s environmental agency said Monday. The missing man is John Dubois of Griswold, Chris Collibee of the Department of Energy and Environmental...

  • Longtime Chamber Leader Oz Griebel To Make Second Bid for Governor

    Longtime Chamber Leader Oz Griebel To Make Second Bid for Governor

    Oz Griebel, the former banker and longtime leader of the MetroHartford Alliance, said Monday he expects to announce a bid for governor this week. “The odds are pretty high that I’m going to announce this week.” Griebel said. “I’m definitely looking to throw my hat in the ring.” This would be Griebel’s...

  • Hartford Man Sentenced To Prison In Shooting Of Minister

    Hartford Man Sentenced To Prison In Shooting Of Minister

    A Hartford man who tried and failed last month to plead guilty to shooting two people in 2015 succeeded on Friday when a Hartford judge accepted his no-contest pleas. Aaron Taylor, 27, was then sentenced to nine years in prison for the May 24 shootings. Taylor pleaded no contest to shooting the...

  • After State Bailout, Standard & Poor's Upgrades Hartford's Bond Rating

    After State Bailout, Standard & Poor's Upgrades Hartford's Bond Rating

    After a drumbeat of downgrades, Standard & Poor’s has increased Hartford’s bond rating, but cautioned that the city’s debt is still “vulnerable to nonpayment.” The ratings agency bumped Hartford’s rating to CCC, up from CC, following the passage of a state budget that allowed the city — at least...

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