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Developer No Longer Has Option On Possible Casino Site In East Windsor

Centerplan Cos., the developer of a minor league ballpark in Hartford, confirmed Wednesday it no longer has an option on property in East Windsor where it had proposed building a casino. Robert Landino, Centerplan's chief executive, declined further comment. The Centerplan site, 33 acres at Wagner...More

  • Nation's Drug Control Policy Director, Malloy To Hold Opiate Forum

    Nation's Drug Control Policy Director, Malloy To Hold Opiate Forum

    In the face of an opiate crisis that has impacted families across Connecticut and the nation, Michael Botticelli, the nation's drug control policy director, will join the governor in a town hall forum next week. The forum in Hartford on Tuesday comes after more than a dozen people overdosed on...

  • Snow Showers Possible Thursday, Saturday

    Snow Showers Possible Thursday, Saturday

    There is the possibility of snow showers both Thursday and Saturday mornings, while temperatures are expected to plunge this weekend bringing bitter cold and blustery winds to much of the state. The National Weather Service says there is a 30 percent chance of snow showers in the Hartford area...

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  • State Police Charge Two With Forgery

    State Police Charge Two With Forgery

    DURHAM – Two women are facing forgery charges after an investigation into the passing of a counterfeit $100 bill at a local restaurant last December. State police said that two women who were dining at the Dine In Durham diner on Dec. 16, 2015, paid with a counterfeit $100 bill. After a lengthy...

  • Four Charged With Prostitution Offenses After Willimantic Argument

    Four Charged With Prostitution Offenses After Willimantic Argument

    WILLIMANTIC – Four people were facing charges Wednesday after an early morning argument broke out after two men allegedly refused to pay a prostitute for her services, police said. Police responded to a report of a disturbance on North Street and found three men engaged in a physical dispute. The...

  • Jury Convicts Bail Bondswoman Of Manslaughter, Acquits Her Of Murder

    Jury Convicts Bail Bondswoman Of Manslaughter, Acquits Her Of Murder

    HARTFORD — A bail bondswoman who shot her boyfriend to death two years ago in West Hartford was acquitted of murder Wednesday by a Superior Court jury in Hartford but convicted of first-degree manslaughter with a firearm. Angela Grasso, 29, of Plainville, faces a minimum of five and a maximum of...

  • State Police Investigating After Body Found In Water In Old Lyme

    OLD LYME – State police are on the scene investigating after a body was pulled from the water Wednesday evening off Osprey Road. Police said the body was reported around 5:30 p.m. and that the scene is being treated as an untimely death investigation.

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  • FOX 61 Forecast: Snow Showers And Cold Temperatures Thursday

    FOX 61 Forecast: Snow Showers And Cold Temperatures Thursday

    Snow has come to an end tonight. But the break will be short-lived. Flakes fly again tomorrow and perhaps Saturday morning. Even with some nuisance snow in the forecast, the big story is the harsh, potentially record breaking cold that follows this weekend. Snow showers will redevelop again on...

  • Rebecca Lobo: Zika Virus Justifiable Concern For Olympic Athletes Headed To Brazil

    Rebecca Lobo: Zika Virus Justifiable Concern For Olympic Athletes Headed To Brazil

    Rebecca Lobo understands training to be an Olympic athlete requires a tremendous amount of time and dedication, and as few distractions as possible. And now she knows that for those preparing to participate in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, there is something to think about that might make them hesitant...

  • Cornel West Discusses Music, Culture at University of Hartford

    Cornel West Discusses Music, Culture at University of Hartford

    WEST HARTFORD — Cornel West, the social activist and philosopher, urged a standing-room-only audience inside the University of Hartford's Wilde Auditorium to consider the work of jazz, hip hop and R&B musicians when addressing complex issues such as politics, violence and racism. "We live in a capital...

  • Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise Justice Department deal

    Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise Justice Department deal

    The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the City Council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Ferguson's decision to reject the deal left the...

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