Hector Ramirez, WTNH News 8

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Past articles by Hector:

Vehicle fire closes I-84 Westbound in Middlebury

According to the DOT officials, the area between Exits 17 and 16 on I-84 westbound in Middlebury have been closed due to a vehicle fire accident. No injuries have been confirmed. → Read More

PFAS contamination in Farmington River: Att. General Tong, local leaders respond to concerns

Attorney General William Tong is meeting with local leaders on Thursday to discuss concerns over the PFAS chemicals that were spilled into the Farmington River. → Read More

Oxford community chipping in to help fix high school field damaged by vandals

The community in Oxford is coming together to fix a field damaged by vandals. → Read More

UConn officials: Gas leak reported at baseball facility on Calhoun Way

A gas leak located on the campus of University of Connecticut has been reported by officials on Wednesday. → Read More

City of New Haven prepping for this weekend’s Puerto Rican Festival

New Haven is getting ready to help folks celebrate their Puerto Rican heritage. → Read More

Sesame allergies are more common than previously thought

Sesame allergies are a lot more common than previously thought. → Read More

New Haven fire officials investigating rear bedroom fire on Peck Street

The New Haven Fire Department is investigating a working fire in the area of Peck Street early Monday morning. → Read More

North Branford holds its 18th Annual Potato and Corn Festival

In North Branford, it’s the 18th Annual Potato and Corn Festival! → Read More

Longtime Hamden boutique shop Dava is closing

Longtime Hamden gift shop Dava announced their closing on Friday. → Read More

New report ranks best Long Island beaches

A new list of the best beaches in the state is out, and five of them are in New London county. → Read More

Field damaged after FD carnival, fireworks in Oxford

Firefighters in Oxford need your help to find the the suspects tore up a field at the high school the night of the department’s annual carnival. → Read More

Pet of the Week: Nala

This week’s Pet of the Week is an affectionate Domestic Short Haired cat named Nala. → Read More

Saoirse Kennedy Hill, granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, found dead at Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port

Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the granddaughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy, was found dead on Thursday afternoon at the Kennedy Compound, according to a law enforcement source and people close to the family. → Read More

FAQ about the new plastic bag tax

News 8 answers some frequently asked questions regarding the plastic bag tax that went into effect on August 1. → Read More

Sunflower maze at Lyman Orchards in Middlefield opens Thursday

The sunflower maze at Lyman Orchards in Middlefield will open on Thursday. → Read More

Yale New Haven Hospital makes national honor roll list of best hospitals in the U.S.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Yale New Haven Hospital making the grade! U.S. News and World’s report released its annual ranking of the best hospitals in the nation, and Yale-New Haven Hospital made it on the national honor roll! It ranks nationally in twelve of sixteen specialties of the nearly 5,000 hospitals surveyed. == Free […] → Read More

Police respond to stabbing report in New Haven

An active police presence in New Haven on Wednesday has been reported in the Dixwell Avenue area near Basset Street. → Read More

Police respond to 2 stabbing reports in New Haven

A police presence in New Haven on Wednesday has been reported in the Dixwell Avenue area near Basset Street. → Read More

QU National Poll finds half of U.S. voters say Trump is racist, over half say to not impeach

In the Quinnipiac University National Poll released on Tuesday, the survey finds that half of American voters say President Trump is a racist. In the same survey, 60 percent of voters say officials should not begin impeachment against Trump. → Read More

Albertus Magnus adds cyber security program for students

Students at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven can now major in the cyber security field. → Read More