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  • Freight Train Catches Fire In Hartford

    Freight Train Catches Fire In Hartford

    HARTFORD — City firefighters responded to a fire on a freight train Friday evening. The fire was reported around 7:30 p.m.; billowing gray smoke was visible in an area beneath Interstate 84. Three flaming train cars were towed from Hawthorne Street to an access point off of Flower Street, where...

  • One Taken To Hospital After I-91 Crash In Cromwell

    CROMWELL — One person has been taken to the hospital after a rollover crash on I-91 southbound Saturday afternoon, state police said. The accident occurred around 3:10 p.m. near Exit 21, said state police spokeswoman Trooper First Class Kelly Grant. One person was transported to Hartford Hospital...

  • Police: 26-Year-Old Arrested After Firing Shots In Hartford Friday Night

    HARTFORD — A 26-year-old man was arrested Friday night after police said he fired three gunshots on Martin Street. Tequan Vail, of New Britain, was located after police responded to a ShotSpotter gunshot detection system alert indicating three rounds had been fired in the area of 277 Martin St....

  • Five-Car Crash Closes Part Of I-91 North In Hartford

    Five-Car Crash Closes Part Of I-91 North In Hartford

    HARTFORD — A five-car crash has closed the three left lanes of I-91 northbound between Exits 25 and 27, police said. The crash was reported shortly after 9 a.m. and involved multiple cars and a tractor trailer, state police said. Occupants of the vehicles sustained only minor injuries, state police...

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  • Jeff Jacobs: Kaepernick's Act Heartfelt, But Divisive

    Jeff Jacobs: Kaepernick's Act Heartfelt, But Divisive

    Colin Kaepernick is a taxpayer. By one account, he will pay nearly $5 million in taxes to the U.S. treasury this year. He is no slacker. He pays plenty for America to hear him out. Colin Kaepernick is also an American citizen, one who immediately sparked a national controversy by refusing to stand...

  • Agnieszka Radwanska Defeats Elina Svitolina For Connecticut Open Title

    Agnieszka Radwanska Defeats Elina Svitolina For Connecticut Open Title

    NEW HAVEN -- Agnieszka Radwańska completed a dominating week at the Connecticut Open with 6-1, 7-6 (3) win over Elina Svitolina in the championship match Saturday at the Connecticut Tennis Center. Radwanska, the No. 1 seed and the fourth-ranked player in the world, did not lose a set in the tournament....

  • A Shoreline Preserve Always Meant For Open Space

    A Shoreline Preserve Always Meant For Open Space

    A magnesium plant. As I watched monarch butterflies fly up and down across fields of Queen Anne's lace and Black-eyed Susans or distant sailboats navigating Block Island Bay to the Atlantic Ocean, my mind kept coming back to a plan to build a magnesium plant. That was once the future of a 17-acre...

  • Hartford's 'Stomp The Violence' Event Connects Community, Police

    Hartford's 'Stomp The Violence' Event Connects Community, Police

    HARTFORD — About 1,000 young people on Saturday attended a back-to-school "Stomp the Violence" event, playing basketball, enjoying a drum and dance corps performance, and engaging in conversation on how to prevent gun violence. "It's important because it brings unity. It brings a sense of community,"...

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