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Hartford, CT, United States

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Past articles by Tony:

Shoreline communities brace for coastal flooding Friday

"When a storm comes up, we do some extra checking, make sure our cold-weather suits are ready to go," Capt. Martin Halprin with the Milford Fire Dept. said. → Read More

East Hartford holiday event raises money for Food Bank

East Hartford fire union 1548 donated $1,800 to the East Hartford Food Bank. → Read More

Tong calls for traveler protection from flight delays, cancellations ahead of holiday weekend

Attorney General William Tong is calling on the federal government to give power to states to hold airlines accountable if travelers are treated unfairly. → Read More

North Haven business owner to have cannabis convictions erased in 2023

44,000 people in Connecticut will have their low-level cannabis convictions fully or partially erased on January 1st. → Read More

Newtown community prays for Sandy Hook victims 10 years later

St. Rose of Lima Church filled Wednesday night as community members reflected on the decade since the shooting. → Read More

'Honor and remember these lives' | Trinity College holds vigil for gun violence and Sandy Hook victims

“Although it’s so important to honor and remember these lives, thoughts and prayers aren’t enough without action,” freshman Caitlin Doherty said. → Read More

150 laptops donated for refurbishment, distribution to Hartford community

Around 150 laptops will be donated, refurbished by the Hartford Youth Service Corps, and then distributed for free to seniors and first-generation college students. → Read More

Newtown church offers musical healing ahead of Sandy Hook anniversary

Wednesday will mark 10 years since 20 students and 6 staff members were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. → Read More

'I'm scared he’s going to kill me'

Julie Minogue, 40, was murdered in her home Tuesday night. Her ex-boyfriend, Ewen DeWitt, is accused of killing her with an axe. → Read More

36-page arrest warrant details murder of Naugatuck baby

Christopher Francisquini, accused of killing his 11-month-old daughter, was taken into custody Friday after two weeks on the run. → Read More

Naugatuck father accused of killing daughter to appear in court Monday

Christopher Francisquini, 31, was arrested Friday after weeks on the run for allegedly killing his 11-month-old daughter in November. → Read More

Mother of murdered Naugatuck baby says arrest made before birthday brings 'justice'

Community members gathered in Naugatuck Saturday on what would have been Camilla Francisquini's first birthday. → Read More

Connecticut teen's dream to learn how to fly granted by Make-A-Wish

16-year-old Madison Bromberg, West Hartford, was diagnosed with and beat Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. → Read More

Trucking companies warn of higher prices with new fee and still no diesel relief

Certain trucks will have to pay up to 17.5 cents per mile starting in January under a new Highway Use Fee. → Read More

Connecticut House, Senate pass gas tax extension, increased energy assistance funding

Both chambers were called into special session Monday to vote on a bill extending the gas tax holiday and free bus services among a list of other measures. → Read More

Sunday was second busiest travel day of Thanksgiving week as people return home

The FAA says 46,790 flights were scheduled for Sunday, the second busiest after the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. → Read More

First responders hold honorary hockey game for fallen Bristol officers ahead of family puck drop

First responders from 18 departments across Connecticut and Massachusetts held an honorary hockey game Saturday at the XL Center to honor two of their own. → Read More

Airline passengers experience ease on busiest travel day of the year

Thousands of people boarded planes across the country Tuesday on the busiest travel day before and after Thanksgiving, the Federal Aviation Administration said. → Read More

Accused Naugatuck baby killer had extensive criminal history

Police are searching for Christopher Francisquini who was serving a 10-year special parole when he allegedly killed his daughter Friday. → Read More

‘Today’s been miserable’ | Hartford’s LGBTQ community reacts to Colorado shooting

Members of Connecticut’s LGBTQ community say they are ‘heartbroken’ by Saturday’s mass shooting at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub. → Read More