Eva Zymaris, WTNH News 8

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WTNH News 8

New Haven, CT, United States

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Did you think Connecticut election results came in slow? You’re not alone

As the polls closed on Tuesday, voters anxiously awaited the results of the election. Some races weren’t called for hours, leading many to wonder if more can be done to speed up this process. → Read More

Branford film screening to donate proceeds to Special Olympics

The red carpet was rolled out in Branford on Saturday for the premiere of a locally produced and made film. A premiere for "The Legend of Two Pines" was held at the Francis Walsh Intermediate School. → Read More

Naugatuck man critically injured trying to stop suspects from burglarizing car: police

NAUGATUCK, Conn. (WTNH) – A Naugatuck man was critically injured after he was struck by a car while trying to prevent thieves from burglarizing his truck, police said. Naugatuck police officers responded to the report of a person who had been hit by a car at around 4:40 a.m. Tuesday. Officers learned that a man […] → Read More

Family of man injured in New Haven police custody demands justice

The family of a man seriously injured while in the custody of New Haven police joined his legal team outside the courthouse in New Haven Tuesday, demanding justice. → Read More

DEEP asks for public’s help as search for missing man at Candlewood Lake continues

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is looking for the public’s assistance as crews continue searching Candlewood Lake for a man who went under on Sunday night. → Read More

Dabate Trial: Jury begins deliberating

After five weeks of listening to testimony, looking at the evidence, and peeling back the layers of this case, the Fitbit murder trial of Richard Dabate is now in the hands of the jury. → Read More

Suspect in Fitbit murder trial takes the stand

ELLINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) – The suspect at the center of the so-called Fitbit murder took the stand on Thursday morning. Richard Dabate, who is accused of killing his wife, Connie, at their Ellington home in 2015, was called to the stand on Thursday as the defense’s witness. News 8’s Eva Zymaris has been inside the […] → Read More

Woman charged in Hebron animal cruelty case appears in court

HEBRON, Conn. (WTNH) – The owner of an animal rescue in Hebron appeared in court today after being accused of keeping dozens of animals in deplorable conditions. 59-year-old Jo-Ann Connelly is facing three counts of animal cruelty and more charges are expected. She’s been on the state’s radar for years now, with people making complaints […] → Read More

Police identify teen hit and killed by distracted driver in East Windsor

A 14-year-old girl from Enfield was hit and killed by a car in East Windsor Sunday. Police said the driver admitted to texting at the time of the incident. → Read More

Conn. superintendents weigh in after Lamont recommends ending school mask mandate this month

If Governor Ned Lamont’s plan to end the statewide school mask mandate goes forward, it will be up to superintendents and mayors to decide what is best for their school district. → Read More

More than $180K of city money went to 2 women linked to former state Rep. DiMassa, invoices show

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Newly released documents reveal more than $182,000 of the City of West Haven’s money went to two women linked to Michael DiMassa. The former state representative and municipal employee faces federal charges after allegedly stealing part of the city’s COVID-19 relief funds. “This is extremely unfortunate,” West Haven Mayor Nancy […] → Read More

Naugatuck police lieutenant on road to recovery after sustaining injuries in hit-and-run last year

It is a long road to recovery for one Naugatuck police lieutenant. He was injured in a hit-and-run back in November, but he is committed to returning to the job he loves. → 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

CT Dept. of Transportation in dire need of snowplow drivers

The colder months are here, which means our first snowstorm will be here before you know it. But, there’s an urgent need for plow drivers as there’s a shortage statewide. → Read More

West Haven Mayor Rossi announces victory over Cohen in mayoral race

West Haven Democratic Mayor Nancy Rossi was seeking another term while Republican City Councilman Barry Lee Cohen was hoping to unseat her Tuesday. → Read More

Enfield PD: Man allegedly nearly hits trick-or-treaters with car, pulls gun after fight with parent

An Enfield man was arrested Halloween night after he allegedly pulled a gun after a fight with the parents of trick-or-treaters. → Read More

Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene addresses hundreds at American First Rally in Plainfield

The America First Rally drew hundreds of people to Plainfield on Saturday. The event was hosted by the Quinebaug Citizens Alliance. → Read More

Candlelight vigil held for WCSU Men’s Lacrosse players killed in Colchester crash

Two members of Western Connecticut State University’s Men’s Lacrosse Team were killed and another was injured in a crash Friday, according to University President John Clark. → Read More

Peace March and Rally held in Waterbury to ‘stop the violence’

Calls for change are only getting louder as violence continues to plague communities across the state. The organization Ice the Beef brought the community together in Waterbury Sunday for a Peace March and Rally. → Read More

More than 200 school bus drivers may not return to jobs ahead of Monday’s COVID vaccine mandate deadline

Over 200 school bus drivers are expected not to show up for work Monday. State COVID-19 vaccines mandates go into effect Monday, and some drivers say they have a religious and/or health aversion to taking it. → Read More