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Park Could Replace Vacant Downtown Hartford Eyesore

For years, residents and passersby couldn't help but notice the blighted, gravel-crusted lot at the foot of Founders Bridge. After several plans for the property fell through, the parcel at the southeast corner of Constitution Plaza has remained a vacant eyesore in an otherwise developed section...More

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  • Police Make Arrest In Friday Night Shooting In Bridgeport

    Bridgeport police have made an arrest in a shooting in the city last week that left one man dead and the suspect suffering a gunshot wound. Police say 26-year-old Jovanne Brown was held over the weekend on $1 million bond on felony murder, robbery and weapons charges in connection with the slaying...

  • Melting Snow Leads To Flood Warning For Connecticut River In Hartford

    Melting Snow Leads To Flood Warning For Connecticut River In Hartford

    Snow melting to the north will cause the Connecticut River to crest "just above" flood stage in Hartford on Tuesday, the National Weather Service said. The weather service issued a flood warning early Monday in advance of the river cresting the following morning. The weather service said the high...

  • SUV Veers Off I-95 North In Fairfield, Killing Driver

    SUV Veers Off I-95 North In Fairfield, Killing Driver

    A man was killed when his SUV veered off I-95 north early Monday and hit a tree, state police said. James Mindrum, 43, of Stratford, was extricated from the crashed vehicle about 2 a.m. and pronounced dead, state police said. The SUV drove off the shoulder, through the wire rope guard rail and...

  • Basement Fire Displaces Stamford Family

    Basement Fire Displaces Stamford Family

    A family was displaced Sunday night after a fire broke out in the basement of their Fairview Avenue home, fire officials said. Firefighters were called to the home about 10:15 p.m. and found a "well involved" basement fire in the three-story home, according to officials. It took more than 40 firefighters...

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  • UConn Women To Close Out Season No One Saw Coming Tonight At USF

    UConn Women To Close Out Season No One Saw Coming Tonight At USF

    The regular season began with a win in Florida 15 weeks ago It ends Monday night, back in the Florida sun. In between, the UConn women's basketball team has somehow navigated a challenging schedule and emerged unscathed. The No.1 ranked Huskies (28-0) defeated Memphis 91-48 in the final regular...

  • Another Warmup Gets Under Way Monday

    Another Warmup Gets Under Way Monday

    High pressure hangs on across the area Monday with a lighter wind and milder temperatures. We begin another climb to unseasonably warm conditions to wrap up February. Sunshine gives way to clouds throughout the day on Monday. Highs reach the low 50s, with southwest breezes that will cool those...

  • Bills To Restrict State Highway Herbicides, De-icers, Tree Clearing Win Environment Panel Approval

    Bills To Restrict State Highway Herbicides, De-icers, Tree Clearing Win Environment Panel Approval

    The state's use of harsh de-icing chemicals and roadside herbicides and the widespread clearing of trees along highways were among the top transportation-related targets of the legislature's environment committee last week. Bills to halt or restrict Department of Transportation practices in those...

  • Control Of State Senate Hinges On 32nd District Seat

    Control Of State Senate Hinges On 32nd District Seat

    Most years, Democrats have little hope of winning the 32nd Senate District seat, one of the most conservative districts in Connecticut. But this isn't just any year. Bolstered by newly energized liberal activists who have become politically involved out of anger at President Donald Trump, Democrats...

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