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Canton Police Investigating Deaths Of Well-Known Couple

CANTON — Police are investigating the deaths of Louis Friedman, 81, and Judith Friedman, 80, a well-known couple found dead in their Lawton Road home early Tuesday. Canton Police Chief Christopher Arciero told the Courant on Tuesday that "preliminarily, evidence indicates the deaths were apparent...More

  • Heat Wave Continues, Not Likely To Set Record

    Heat Wave Continues, Not Likely To Set Record

    HARTFORD — It may not break the all-time record, but when this heat wave will come close. Bill Simpson, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Taunton, Mass., said that with projected 90-degree weather Wednesday and Thursday, the heat wave will have lasted for eight total days. Simpson said...

  • Cheshire Killer Komisarjevsky Resentenced To Life Without Release

    Cheshire Killer Komisarjevsky Resentenced To Life Without Release

    NEW HAVEN — In a brief court hearing Tuesday that stood in sharp contrast to his emotionally charged 2012 death sentencing, Cheshire home invasion killer Joshua Komisarjevsky was sentenced to life in prison for the 2007 killings of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters, Hayley and Michaela....

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  • Stolen Radioactive Device Found In Bridgeport Pawn Show

    Stolen Radioactive Device Found In Bridgeport Pawn Show

    BRIDGEPORT — A radioactive device reported stolen early Tuesday has been found at pawn shop, city officials said. The gauge, which tests moisture density, was taken early Tuesday from a technician's vehicle in Bridgeport, HAKS Material Testing Group told the NRC. The trunk of the vehicle was broken...

  • Lyme Man Killed In Route 82 Crash

    EAST HADDAM — A Lyme man was killed when his van went off the road in East Haddam on Tuesday morning, state police said. John Lavoie, 60, of Clark Road, was killed after his van hit a tree head on off Route 82 about 8 a.m., state police said. State troopers said it was not known how fast he was...

  • Manchester Police Say Three Who Ran From Stolen Vehicle Arrested

    Manchester Police Say Three Who Ran From Stolen Vehicle Arrested

    MANCHESTER — Four people who jumped from a stolen vehicle and ran from police were arrested on Monday, police said Tuesday. Katarina Harris, 19, of 76 Beach St., New Britain, Gerald Jackson, 19, of 76 Humphrey St., Hartford, and a 15-year-old Hartford boy all were charged with interfering with police,...

  • Tolland Man Charged In March Crash

    Tolland Man Charged In March Crash

    COVENTRY — Police have arrested a Tolland man following an investigation into March 12 crash on Main Street in Coventry that left several people injured. Robert Pfeffer was charged with driving under the influence, second-degree assault with a motor vehicle and reckless endangerment, among other...

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  • Charges Dropped Against Yale Dining Hall Worker

    Charges Dropped Against Yale Dining Hall Worker

    NEW HAVEN — Corey Menafee, the Yale dining hall worker who smashed a stained-glass window depicting an image of slavery, had all charges against him dropped Tuesday. "I feel great," Menafee, 38, said as he left New Haven Superior Court Tuesday morning after a brief appearance before Judge Philip...

  • UTC Posts Better-Than-Expected 2nd Quarter Profit, Revenue

    UTC Posts Better-Than-Expected 2nd Quarter Profit, Revenue

    United Technologies Corp. on Tuesday posted better than expected second-quarter revenue and profit and raised its profit outlook for the year. The Farmington-based manufacturer of elevators, jet engines and building systems reported net income of $1.37 billion, or $1.71 per share. Analysts surveyed...

  • Tribes Make Pitch For Third Casino In Breakfast They Sponsored For DNC Delegates

    Tribes Make Pitch For Third Casino In Breakfast They Sponsored For DNC Delegates

    PHILADELPHIA – During a breakfast they sponsored for the state’s delegation to the Democratic National Convention, the tribes that operate the Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun casinos reiterated their pitch to open a third casino in north central Connecticut. “As you know, a corporate competitor is building...

  • Car Stolen In Hartford Crashes At Westfarms Mall, Two Arrested

    Car Stolen In Hartford Crashes At Westfarms Mall, Two Arrested

    WEST HARTFORD — A vehicle stolen in Hartford crashed into an embankment and a tree in front of the Westfarms mall about 4 a.m. Tuesday, police said. The two occupants, one 18 years old and the other a minor, fled after the crash and were found and arrested a short time later, police said. Eric Ruiz,...

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