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Komisarjevsky Tried To Commit Suicide In Pennsylvania Prison

Within hours of arriving at a Pennsylvania prison last week, Joshua Komisarjevsky, convicted of the brutal Cheshire triple murders in 2007, tried to hang himself in his new cell. Komisarjevsky and Steven Hayes were transferred to the Camp Hill Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania on Aug. 18...More

  • Enfield High School Students Get First Look At Renovated School

    Enfield High School Students Get First Look At Renovated School

    ENFIELD — With 12 days left before the first day of school, school officials are working around the clock to put the finishing touches on the newly renovated consolidated Enfield High School. Preparation for the school's opening is continuing, with furniture still being moved around and unpacking...

  • Yard Goats League President: Finish Hartford Ballpark Or Lose Team

    Yard Goats League President: Finish Hartford Ballpark Or Lose Team

    HARTFORD — A Minor League Baseball executive on Thursday raised the possibility that the league will move its team from Hartford if Dunkin' Donuts Park is not ready for the 2017 season. "If the stadium is not done, we will not come to Hartford," Eastern League President Joe McEachern said, standing...

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  • 16-Year-Old From Waterbury Pleads Guilty in West Hartford, Farmington Armed Robberies

    HARTFORD — A 16-year-old from Waterbury who carried out gunpoint robberies against victims in West Hartford and Farmington, and then along with four others led police on a chase that ended in West Hartford, pleaded guilty Thursday to armed robbery. Aaron Fulton, who turns 17 on Saturday, pleaded...

  • After 911 Call About Killing, Waterbury Dispatcher Placed On Leave

    After 911 Call About Killing, Waterbury Dispatcher Placed On Leave

    WATERBURY — The emergency dispatcher who received a 911 call about a murder Tuesday night of a delivery woman has been placed on leave, police said Thursday. The employee, Nicole Scarino, has been working for the city for seven years. She was placed on administrative leave as they investigate. ...

  • Police: 13-Year-Old Dies After Crashing Stolen Car In Hartford

    Police: 13-Year-Old Dies After Crashing Stolen Car In Hartford

    HARTFORD — A 13-year-old from the city died early Thursday after crashing the stolen car he was driving on Windsor Street, and police are investigating whether he was racing another stolen car. A 15-year-old passenger in the car that crashed was injured and was driven to St. Francis Hospital and...

  • Firefighter Injured Battling Hartford Blaze

    Firefighter Injured Battling Hartford Blaze

    HARTFORD — A fire tore through the second-floor apartments above a Broad Street pizza place Thursday evening, officials said. Crews were first called to the scene about 5:24 p.m. and within minutes they struck a second alarm, calling for more firefighters. When crews arrived at the fire on the...

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  • Former Newtown Police Sergeant Gets 16 Months In Steroids Case

    Former Newtown Police Sergeant Gets 16 Months In Steroids Case

    HARTFORD — A former Newtown police sergeant was sentenced to 16 months in federal prison Thursday for illegally manufacturing and distributing steroids. Steven Santucci, 40, pleaded guilty in December to one count of conspiracy to distribute anabolic steroids and one count of conspiracy to launder...

  • Southington Chemical Spill Prompts Warning Not to Eat Fish From Quinnipiac River

    Southington Chemical Spill Prompts Warning Not to Eat Fish From Quinnipiac River

    SOUTHINGTON — Late Thursday afternoon, state officials warned people not to eat any fish taken from a stretch of the Quinnipiac River until water quality test results are completed. A chemical spill Wednesday at a Spring Street metals finishing factory prompted town officials to temporarily close...

  • Larsson Moves To Semifinals After Defeating Vinci

    Larsson Moves To Semifinals After Defeating Vinci

    NEW HAVEN — After a grueling 60-minute first set, Roberta Vinci's mind wandered. Vinci, the second seed at the Connecticut Open, began feeling pain in her left foot. It's an injury that bothered her at the Rio Olympics, but she has been healthy during her run to the quarterfinals in New Haven. ...

  • Fairfield-Based Save The Children Aiding In Italian Earthquake Relief

    An international aid group based in Fairfield was responding with support after an earthquake in Italy this week killed more than 240 people and injured hundreds more. Save the Children said that it was working with the Italian Civil Protection from Lazio region and responding to Amatrice, Italy,...

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