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JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Flight Headed For Hartford Diverted To JFK Due To Warning Light

A JetBlue flight from West Palm Beach, Florida, to Hartford, Connecticut was diverted to John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday after a mechanical warning light went on.

06/15/2014

Aftermath of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus accident in Providence, R.I., May 4, 2014. (credit: Alexander Wood via CBS 2)

Circus Comes To Hartford Following Accident That Injured 9

The “human chandelier” stunt, in which performers hang by their hair from a suspended apparatus, won’t be performed. Eight acrobats and a ground worker were injured in an accident Sunday.

05/08/2014

Judge Judy Sheindlin and Judge Jerry Sheindlin attend the USC Shoah Foundation Institute 2013 Ambassadors for Humanity gala at the American Museum of Natural History on October 3, 2013 in New York.  (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the USC Shoah Foundation Institute)

Objection! Judge Judy Sues Conn. Lawyer For Using Her Image In TV Ads

The lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court seeks more than $75,000 in damages Haymond and his firm. In a statement, Judge Judy said she had never filed a lawsuit against anyone before this.

03/12/2014

President Barack Obama (credit: Getty Images)

Obama Expected To Visit Connecticut Next Week In Push For Raising Minimum Wage

A post on Gov. Dannel Malloy’s Twitter account said President Barack Obama will be in the state next Wednesday for a “Raise the Wage” event.

02/27/2014

Two-liter bottles of soda (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

New Haven Mayor Proposes Statewide Soda Tax To Fight Obesity

Mayor Toni Harp says a 2 percent tax on high-calorie sugary drinks would reduce sales of the beverage and generate about $144 million in revenue.

02/10/2014

Hartford Police Motorcycle (credit: Hartford PD)

State Police: Man Fatally Shot During Police Pursuit In Hartford

According to Connecticut state police, the incident began after two Hartford police officers followed and stopped a vehicle that had been speeding away from an area where gunshots were detected early Saturday.

01/25/2014

Bus rapid transit in New Delhi, India. (Credit: MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Advances Plan For Bus-Only Corridor

The Connecticut Department of Transportation has launched a search for a firm to provide a ticket vending machine for CTfastrak, the planned bus-only corridor being built between Hartford and New Britain.

01/04/2014

Handcuffs - File Photo

Woman Accused Of Strangling Boyfriend At Hartford Home

A 24-year-old woman is accused of strangling her boyfriend inside a home in Hartford, Conn.

12/21/2013

Credit Card (file / credit: clipart.com)

Man Convicted Of Identity Theft Could Face Life In Prison At Sentencing

Anthony Johnson allegedly slithered like a snake beneath the seats in a movie theater and deftly removed credit cards from women’s wallets. A waiting accomplice would copy them.

10/21/2013

Nouel Alba is accused of lying to FBI agents. (credit: Personal Photo)

Woman Who Posed As Victim’s Aunt, Ran Newtown Fundraising Scam Gets 8-Month Sentence

Nouel Alba of the Bronx set up a purported funeral fund to raise money for one of the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December. She claimed 6-year-old Noah Pozner – one of 20 first graders killed in the mass shooting – was her nephew.

10/15/2013

School Bus

Conn. Parents Say They’re Furious Over ‘Slavery’ Portion Of Class Trip

Seventh graders at Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy went on a four-day trip to Nature’s Classroom in Massachusetts last year.

09/20/2013

Woman doing her taxes (Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com)

Conn. Offering Tax Delinquents Amnesty On Some Penalties

The Department of Revenue Services hopes to collect more than $35 million in back taxes to help balance the state budget.

09/17/2013

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy (Photo: CT Governor's Office)

On 10th Anniversary Of Northeast Blackout, Hartford To Get Alternative Power Grid

A microgrid will be set up in the Parkville section of Hartford.

08/14/2013

FILE -- Barber scissors (credit: ClipArt)

City Reverses Decision To Kick Good Samaritan Barber Out Of Hartford Park

Anthony Cymerys is known as “Joe the Barber.” He’s been a fixture every Wednesday for years at Bushnell Park, where his friends also hand out food to the needy.

06/13/2013

Lyoto Machida kicks Dan Henderson in their light heavyweight bout during UFC 157 at Honda Center on Feb. 23, 2013 in Anaheim, California, an example of mixed martial arts. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Connecticut Legislature Lifts Ban On Mixed Martial Arts

Though some matches are currently permitted at Connecticut’s Indian-run casinos, national promoters and venues in Hartford and Bridgeport have campaigned for years to host the fights.

06/06/2013

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