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  • Four Taken To Hospital After Wethersfield Motorcycle Crash

    WETHERSFIELD — Four people were taken to nearby hospitals after a motorcycles crash on northbound Route 15 Friday morning, state police said. The accident near Maple Avenue was reported after midnight, according to state police. Three of the four...
  • Wethersfield Putting Its History Down In Panels For Interpretive Trail

    WETHERSFIELD — America's first cavalry unit mustered in Wethersfield, the nation's first and second presidents both visited First Church, and the most famous elm tree in America once stood on the Broad Street green. Those are just a few of the...
  • Rocky Hill Expects Funding For Athletic Field For Disabled Children

    ROCKY HILL — Funding to construct an $800,000 baseball field at Elm Ridge Park for children with disabilities is expected to be approved Friday by the State Bond Commission, state legislators said Tuesday. The Miracle League complex will feature...
  • Hartford Residents, Divided On Rock Cats Stadium Plan, Criticize Deal, Job Estimates

     Hartford Residents, Divided On Rock Cats Stadium Plan, Criticize Deal, Job Estimates
    HARTFORD — City residents fumed Wednesday over what they called a lack of transparency and inflated job and visitor projections for a proposed minor league baseball stadium in Hartford. The more than 250 residents who attended a hearing at the...
  • RCP Primed To Meet Cheshire In American Legion State Championship

    Every player on the American Legion team known as RCP (Rocky Hill, Cromwell, Portland) has already won some sort of title. The Cromwell crew, which makes up the core of the unit, won as Little Leaguers and took the 2012 Class S championship as high...
  • Police: Man Head Butts Another Man During Argument Over Parking Spot

    FARMINGTON — A Wethersfield man was charged Tuesday night after he head-butted a man during an argument at Farmington Sports Arena, police said. Curt Jensen, 48, of 77 Greenfield St., and another man were arguing over a parking spot when Jensen...
  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • A Tong War Murder At A Manchester Laundry

    A Tong War Murder At A Manchester Laundry
    Of the 55 men who were hanged by the state between 1894 and 1936, 41 were immigrants. Two were Chinese — Chin Lung and Soo Hoo Wing — convicted in 1927 of murdering a member of a rival tong. Ong Ging Hem, 36, was killed in his cousin's...
  • Notorious Bandit Killed New Britain Officer, Then Cursed The Hangman

    Notorious Bandit Killed New Britain Officer, Then Cursed The Hangman
    Years before John Dillinger, "Baby Face" Nelson and "Pretty Boy" Floyd, there was Gerald Chapman. Chapman — dubbed "Public Enemy No. 1" by both the press and authorities prior to the FBI's official use of the phrase — was criminally active...
  • April 27, 2014

    April 27, 2014
    HONORABLE MENTIONS It feels like I'm on "Dancing With The Stars"! -- Joan Kowalski, Vernon Now, kids, study very hard for your teacher ... or you'll never see her again. -- Susan Breitman, West Hartford This must be real. Because normally when I have...
  • Tree Ruling Protects Against Overzealous Trimming

    Though environmentalists feel it didn't go far enough, the state's recent ruling on tree trimming by utility companies injects balance and common sense into the process. After the major storms of 2011 and 2012 wreaked havoc with the state's power...