Bob Wilson, WTNH News 8

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Recent articles by Bob:

Police investigate after 3 shot, 1 killed in Hartford

Hartford police are investigating a homicide that occurred Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Eversource prepares for high winds, cold temperatures this weekend

No one is keeping a closer eye on the upcoming storm, cold weather and winds than Eversource. They are not taking any chances and have doubled down on crews ahead of this weekend. → Read More

Police: Woman struck in New Britain hit-and-run

A woman was struck in a hit-and-run in New Britain Thursday night, according to police. → Read More

Teen remains in grave condition after overdosing at Hartford school; police find 40 bags of fentanyl

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A 13-year-old boy remains in grave condition at the hospital after overdosing at the Sport and Medical Sciences Academy in Hartford Thursday. At a press conference Friday afternoon, Hartford Police Lt. Aaron Boisvert said investigators found 40 small bags of what was later determined to be fentanyl in powder form during […] → Read More

Conn. State Police arrest man wanted by FBI for alleged involvement in series of robberies, carjackings

Connecticut State Police said Friday night they have arrested one of the state’s most wanted fugitives. → Read More

VIDEO: Fight breaks out at hearing on Glastonbury school’s mascot name

GLASTONBURY, Conn. (WTNH) – A discussion was underway in Glastonbury Tuesday night about the future of the high school’s mascot when a fight broke out, bringing the Board of Education meeting to an abrupt end. News 8 spoke to Glastonbury Superintendent Alan Bookman about the incident. The public comment went well during the special hearing […] → Read More

At the Movies: ‘House of Gucci’ and ‘Encanto’

November has been a big month for award season movies, and 2021 is no exception. → Read More

Manchester PD asking for public’s help finding missing 14-year-old gone nearly two weeks

Kimberly Claudio, 14, has been missing for nearly two weeks. Police tell News 8 they believe she may be in the New Haven area. → Read More

Critical Race Theory debate causes division among Guilford voters

For a small-town election, there has been a big turnout so far Tuesday in Guilford. → Read More

Police investigation underway at Newington motel

There is a large police presence at a motel in Newington as police actively work a scene Thursday night. → Read More

Biden to visit Hartford, UConn today to discuss ‘Build Back Bette’ agenda

Connecticut is getting ready for a presidential visit on Friday. → Read More

Fire Marshal investigating cause of fire at senior complex in East Hartford

The Fire Marshal is on scene investigating the cause of a fire at a senior complex on Main Street in East Hartford Monday night. → Read More

Middletown police investigating after cemetery sign vandalized with expletives about Christopher Columbus

The Middletown Police Department is investigating after someone allegedly vandalized a sign at a cemetery on Monday. → Read More

October TikTok trend has Connecticut teachers concerned

Some teachers are concerned for their safety and have been reaching out to the Connecticut Education Association after the “Slap a Teacher” challenge emerged on TikTok. → Read More

Teachers hold Freedom to Thrive rally in Hartford

Hartford teachers are rallying before a Board of Education meeting Tuesday, demanding respect and value for educational professionals and bringing attention to their needs. → Read More

Canterbury mother, daughter charged for allegedly taking part in Capitol riot

A mother and daughter from Canterbury were arrested Tuesday for their alleged involvement in riots at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. → Read More

Governor Lamont considering digital COVID vaccine passport for Connecticut

The COVID-19 numbers and hospitalizations continue to trend in the downward direction here in Connecticut, and now Governor Ned Lamont is considering a digital vaccine passport like one being used in major cities already. → Read More

UConn students react to Randy Edsall’s abrupt departure

A day after he announced he would retire after the season, former UConn Football Coach Randy Edsall abruptly stepped down yesterday. There is a lot of talk on the Storrs campus about it. → Read More

Ida causing major flooding overnight; Flash Flood warning, watch in effect

Flash Flood Watches have been posted for all of Connecticut as remnants of Ida are moving through the state Wednesday into Thursday. → Read More

Rocky Hill Police, town leaders hold community discussion on recent rise in crime

Rocky Hill's top cops and leaders gathered in the town park Tuesday night to talk about the rising crime. News 8 spoke to neighbors who say they are frustrated by the situation. → Read More