For Democrats In Philadelphia, This Convention Will Make History

PHILADELPHIA — From Ella Grasso to Geraldine Ferraro, former U.S. Rep. Barbara Kennelly has been there for pivotal moments in political history, so there's no surprise where she will be when Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman from a major party to be nominated for president. "I wanted so much...More

  • Connecticut's Campaign To Cut Food Waste

    Connecticut's Campaign To Cut Food Waste

    FREETOWN, Mass. — The old, bruised, wilted, inedible rejects and left-overs arrive here from Stop & Shop stores all over Connecticut: nearly 20 tons a day of "food waste" that is now being biologically recycled rather than buried in landfills. The company's new "Green Energy" plant is also being...

  • 'Nuns On The Bus' Engage 200 In Income Inequality Talk In West Hartford

    'Nuns On The Bus' Engage 200 In Income Inequality Talk In West Hartford

    WEST HARTFORD — When most people picture nuns, they envision habits or convents, but the nuns who graced the town Sunday afternoon were anything but, the Archdiocese of Hartford's Nicole Perone said. "For people to see nuns engaged in the world … I think that is completely perfect," Perone, a media...

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  • Cromwell PD: Serious Car, Motorcycle Accident Hospitalizes Two

    CROMWELL — Two motorcyclists were hospitalized after a serious motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Main Street and Shadow Lane. The crash occurred just before 11 p.m. Saturday and shut down Main Street between Court Street and Oakwood Manor while police from Cromwell, Rocky Hill, Wethersfield,...

  • State Police: Windham Woman Died In Route 6 Crash

    COLUMBIA — A 24-year-old is dead after the car she was driving went off Route 6 Sunday afternoon, state police said. Jenifer Milhomme of Plains Road in Windham died at the scene of the 4:30 p.m. crash, they said. She was driving a 1996 Honda Civic LX west near the intersection with Oakwood Lane when...

  • One Dead In Columbia Crash On Route 6

    COLUMBIA — A person has died after a car crashed into a tree on Route 6, state police said. The accident occurred at about 4:30 p.m. and Route 6 by Oakwood Lane is closed, police said. Check back for more information.

  • Bloomfield Man Charged With Driving Wrong Way On I-91

    ENFIELD — A 45-year-old Bloomfield man was arrested after driving the wrong way on I-91 early Sunday morning, state police said. At about 3:30 a.m., Earl Davis was driving south in the northbound lane of I-91, police said. Police said they received multiple calls about the incident, and Davis' car...

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  • Heat Wave Continues Monday

    Heat Wave Continues Monday

    We’re already well into a long lasting heat wave for much of the state – and we don’t see a cool change coming anytime soon. Heat and humidity will combine for uncomfortable conditions Monday, with highs getting to 90 at the shore, and the upper 90s inland. Because of this, a Heat Advisory is in...

  • Hartford Native Set To Study At Elite NYU Film School

    Hartford Native Set To Study At Elite NYU Film School

    HARTFORD — As the world collapsed around Rashad Frett, a sense of purpose rose within him. On Sept. 11, 2001, as he rode in a helicopter high above the chaos of Manhattan, the North End native found his conviction. It grew stronger as he continued his work on the ground as an Army medic activated...

  • UConn To Demolish Nine Buildings For Campus Green Space

    UConn To Demolish Nine Buildings For Campus Green Space

    STORRS — Plans to demolish nine buildings on UConn's South campus listed on the National Register of Historic Places have sparked concern among preservation advocates. The nine largely abandoned houses are located on Gilbert Road in Storrs, known to many as "Faculty Row." A listing on the National...

  • Two Arrested In New Britain Shooting Investigation

    NEW BRITAIN — Two men have been arrested in connection with an early Sunday morning shooting in New Brite Plaza, police said. Milton Figueroa, 26, of South Whiting Street, and Roberto Alicea, 24, of Atwood Street, were arrested and charged with criminal possession of a firearm and assault, police...