McCrory to run unopposed in 2nd Senate District
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Sen. Douglas McCrory, D-Hartford, is running unopposed for re-election after his unanimous endorsement and no challenger from Republicans during the political parties’ conventions this month.
Vernon to hold 2 parades to mark Memorial Day
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VERNON — The town will hold two parades to celebrate Memorial Day this weekend, with the traditional scheduled parade in Rockville on Monday and a parade in Talcottville on Sunday morning.
Harris, Surgeon General Warn of Health Care Worker Burnout
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Vice President Kamala Harris and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy are warning of burnout among the nation’s health care staff after more than two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their warning comes amid predictions of severe worker shortages in the years ahead. Harris and Murthy visited Children’s National Hospital in Washington on Monday.
$2 Million Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Connecticut
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Someone who bought a ticket in Connecticut for the Wednesday night Powerball drawing won $2 million. The winning numbers were 19-28-39-42-57 and the Powerball was 17. The powerplay was X3. The winning ticket sold in Connecticut matched the five white balls and has a powerplay, according to the CT Lottery website. There was also a $150,000 winner.
Your Beach Guide: Beaches You Can Get to in and Near Connecticut
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Connecticut residents can boast about our beaches and Travel + Leisure has ranked one beach in the top 25 in the United States. The travel magazine included Ocean Beach Park in New London in its list. See the full Travel + Leisure list here. Of course, Ocean Beach is just one of many beaches in the state. There are several...
Asnuntuck grads lauded for grit and determination
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HARTFORD — At 17 years old, Somers resident Cortland Carbone is halfway through college.
US, SKorea Open to Expanded Military Drills to Deter North
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President Joe Biden is devoting his Saturday to cementing ties with South Korea, but the effort could complicated by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Biden Launches Indo-Pacific Trade Deal, Warns Over Inflation
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President Joe Biden has launched a new trade deal with 12 Indo-Pacific nations aimed at strengthening their economies as he warns Americans worried about high inflation that it is “going to be a haul” before they feel relief. The president says he does not believe an economic recession is inevitable in the U.S. Biden spoke at a news conference...
Court Ruling to Maintain Title 42 Extends Uneven Treatment for Asylum-Seekers
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In one of the busiest corridors for illegal border crossings, Cubans, Colombians and Venezuelans are released with ease to pursue asylum in the United States. Meanwhile, Hondurans struggle to be allowed to pursue asylum after entering the country. The opposite fortunes illustrate the dual nature of border enforcement under pandemic-era limits on...
Fun Activities for Kids Who Love Dinosaurs
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(StatePoint) Have a little dinosaur enthusiast in your life? If you’re looking for new and creative ways to keep your little one entertained, try these fun dino-themed activities:
EXPLAINER: What's in IPEF, Biden's Proposed New Asia Trade Pact?
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During the president's visit to Tokyo, the U.S. on Monday announced the countries that are joining the new Indo-Pacific Economic Framework.
A Magical Experience: CT Actress in Disney's ‘Encanto'
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As Hollywood gears up for the Oscars, one of the biggest movies in contention has a Connecticut connection. Disney’s smash hit “Encanto” is delighting audiences of all ages with its magical tale set in Colombia of an ordinary girl in an extraordinary family, and some of the very first characters we meet onscreen were voiced by a homegrown...
Scott Dixon Wins Indianapolis 500 Pole With Record-Breaking Final Run
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Six-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon added to his legacy after winning his fifth Indianapolis 500 pole position with a record-breaking time trial.
WATCH: Mario Balotelli Scores Ridiculous Rabona During Five-Goal Game
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Balotelli netted five goals in Adana Demirspor’s 7-0 win on Sunday, including this insane rabona.
Dallas Mavericks Game 4 Delayed After Leaky Roof at AAC
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The start of the second half of Game 4 of the Western Conference finals was delayed 16 minutes because of rain leaking through the roof at the American Airlines Center.
Man Brought to Hospital After Falling Into Water in Brookfield: Police
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Officials said they were able to rescue a man that appears to have fallen into the water in Brookfield Thursday night. Police said they received a 911 call for a missing man that was last seen working on his boat, which was tied to his dock on North Lake Shore Drive. Responding officers found the man approximately eight feet underwater....
90-Year-Old North Haven Man Receives High School Diploma
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Family and classmates were beaming as a North Haven man finally received his diploma. This was an important moment Peter Balisciano has been waiting decades for. He was among the dozens graduating from Adult High School in Hamden on Thursday. “I feel great. Like I just told my instructor, I feel 20 years younger,” Balisciano said. The students...
Van in Flames on I-84 West in Cheshire Starts Brush Fire
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A work van that went up in flames on I-84 West in Cheshire on Thursday spread and started a brush fire, officials said. According to the Cheshire Volunteer Fire Department, emergency crews responded to I-84 West around exit 26 . Officials said they saw a work van in flames which had also started a brush fire. The fire was later...
Service Dogs Lend a Shoulder, Ear at Connecticut Schools After Texas Mass Shooting
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In times of crisis, we are called to step up. Connecticut Police Service Dogs are doing just that, putting their best paws forward in the wake of the Texas school shooting. Through hard times, the dogs will always offer a smile. “These type of dogs are meant to do this. This is what they’re trained to do,” said Rich Simons...
Hartford Nurses Bring COVID-19 Vaccines to Your Door
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COVID-19 cases are continuing to drop across the state, however the positivity rate remains in the double digits. This means there’s still plenty of demand for vaccines and booster shots, but not everyone has the ability to make it to an appointment to get one. That’s why Hartford woman Sasa Harriott came up with a plan to take the vaccine...
Mother of Sandy Hook Victim Keeps Daughter's Legacy Alive One Decade After Loss
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Parents in Texas are just beginning to grapple with losing a child to indiscriminate violence. For mothers and fathers of the first graders who died in the Sandy Hook school shooting, unfathomable loss is something they have known for a decade. It is the case for Jennifer Hubbard, who lost her daughter in that shooting in 2012. Catherine Violet...
Arrest Warrant Details Moments Leading Up to Deadly Assault in Killingly
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A newly-released arrest warrant details the moments leading up to a deadly assault that happened in Killingly on Tuesday. Police said 43-year-old Alexander Neidhart IV, of Killingly, was arrested in connection to the incident and he’s facing a charge for first-degree assault. On Tuesday night, a man came to the Connecticut State Police Troop D...
A.C. Milan Secures 1st Serie A Title in 11 Years
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Olivier Giroud's brace helped Milan win its first Serie A championship in 11 years, edging defending champions Inter Milan by two points.
Chicago Bulls to Play Detroit Pistons in 2023 NBA Paris Game
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For the first time since 1997, The Chicago Bulls will head to France.
News 8 anchor Darren Kramer will make a schedule change
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The pieces are the same for the WTNH-TV8 news anchor team, but they’ll be placed in different positions on the board, starting Tuesday.