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  • East Windsor Firefighters Douse Apartment Fire

    East Windsor Firefighters Douse Apartment Fire
    EAST WINDSOR — Broad Brook firefighters were able to keep a fire in an apartment at 90 Main St. from spreading to adjoining units Thursday night. Firefighters were called to the EZ Living apartment building at 7:18 p.m. and had the fire under...
  • Driver cited after crashing into home in Sunrise; family of nine displaced as residence is condemned

    Driver cited after crashing into home in Sunrise; family of nine displaced as residence is condemned
    A car collided into a single-family ranch-style home in Sunrise early Sunday, busting a large hole into the side of the structure and displacing a family of nine, police said. Police ruled out alcohol as a factor in the 2:10 a.m. crash but cited the...
  • Three adults displaced after accidental fire in Hampton

    A fire on the 1500 block of Briarfield Road around 11:51 a.m. Saturday displaced three adults. The cause was ruled accidental, according to Assistant Fire Chief Jeffery Pereira. An electrical bathroom vent fan malfunctioned, he said. The fire did not...
  • Rauner made $60.1 million last year, tax returns show

    Rauner made $60.1 million last year, tax returns show
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner made $60.15 million last year — up from $53 million the year before, according to cover sheets of his tax returns his campaign released Friday. All told, Rauner and wife Diana reported paying $17.25...
  • Hartford Man In Right Place At Right Time To Save Son's Life

    Hartford Man In Right Place At Right Time To Save Son's Life
    HARTFORD — Ray Adams figured since he was coaching youth football and working with kids in a physical sport it might be a good idea to get first aid training. Never did he imagine that he would have to use that training less than two hours later...
  • Football, as a cultural force, is off its game

    Football, as a cultural force, is off its game
    Two years ago, I began to suspect football was losing its grip on America. My son had just joined his high school team and many of my friends acted as if I were launching him on a solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe. In a canoe. "You're letting him...
  • Audrey Diamond: Volunteer led life of service, adventure, love

    Audrey Diamond: Volunteer led life of service, adventure, love
    Audrey Earle Diamond was a wife, mother, teacher and adventurer whose volunteerism defined her life. Diamond was such a devoted volunteer for Hospice of the Comforter that the Central Florida nonprofit named one of its highest volunteer honors after...
  • 1933 Red Cross swim

     
    Start of second annual Red Cross one-mile ocean swim to shore at Cabrillo Beach....
  • A nation is dying; where is the world?

    In late September, Sierra Leone embarked on a three-day national shutdown for an Ebola house-to-house sensitization, deploying thousands of government staff, NGO workers and volunteers in an attempt to identify Ebola infections and educate a frightened...
  • Anguish from the front lines of the Ebola epidemic

    The Rev. Father Peter Konteh lives next door to death. From the yard of his house in Freetown, the Catholic priest watches a procession of corpses arrive at King Tom Cemetery, one of the largest in Sierra Leone. "On a day when the government reported...
  • Investigators Work To Determine How City Firefighter Died

    Investigators Work To Determine How City Firefighter Died
    HARTFORD — Fire investigators worked Wednesday to determine what caused the fire Tuesday night at 598 Blue Hills Ave. and how firefighter Kevin Bell was killed and firefighter Jason Martinez badly burned. Bell, 48, a six-year veteran, served with...