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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – A school community in Hartford continues to mourn the death of a 13-year-old teenager who died of a fentanyl overdose. The unidentified student died over the weekend after ingesting fentanyl on Thursday. It happened at the Academy of Sports Science and Medicine. On Monday, social workers and psychologists provided support to …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Connecticut’s COVID-19 positivity rate has dropped to just under 6%, according to state statistics released Tuesday. Nations around the world are rushing to identify the number of cases of the Omicron Covid-19 variant they have, as fears about the new restraining force g… The number came as health experts around …

[ad_1] WATERBURY, CT (WFSB) – Thanksgiving Eve is one of the biggest nights out for bars, and this year is expected to be even busier due to the easing of pandemic restrictions. Thanksgiving Eve has always been a great night for business at Scoreboard Bar & Grill. “We have a good crowd during the day …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Governor Ned Lamont is expected to hold a press conference Monday afternoon to discuss the latest COVID-19 situation in Connecticut. It comes as COVID cases have increased in the state over the past week. COVID cases have more than doubled in the past two weeks in Connecticut. However, doctors say …

[ad_1] WETHERSFIELD, CT (WFSB) – Connecticut’s unemployment rate was 6.4% in October. The Connecticut Department of Labor announced the rate on Thursday and said it was a 0.4% drop from September. The number marked the fifth consecutive month of declining unemployment in the state. Connecticut added 5,300 jobs in October. The DOL also revised its …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – A Hartford man, a former AAU basketball coach, faces sexual assault and drug charges. Danny Lawhorn, 30, was arrested on state charges on October 5. He now faces federal charges. It is alleged that Lawhorn, who was the coach of a basketball program registered with the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – President Joe Biden is making a few stops in Connecticut on Friday. According to the White House, Biden will promote his Build Back Better program and “highlight the importance of investing in child care to reduce costs for working families” before going to a dedication ceremony at the University of …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – On Saturday morning, thousands of runners will flock to the capital for the Eversource Hartford Marathon race. Officials in Hartford held a press conference on the matter on Friday at 11 a.m. Hartford officials held a press conference on the Eversource Hartford Marathon on Friday morning. The gunshot sounded at …

[ad_1] EAST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – About 90 East Hartford students are participating in a fun-filled day with the Police Department on Friday. This is all part of a partnership with Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shops as well as the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. About 90,000 East Hartford students are participating in a …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – In a special session Tuesday, the state Senate passed an extension of Governor Ned Lamont’s emergency powers in the event of a pandemic. This is the sixth extension, which runs until February 15, 2022. Governor Lamont said the extension is needed as the COVID Delta variant spreads. However, after fifth …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Lawmakers are due to meet for a special session Monday to debate an extension of the governor’s emergency powers in the event of a pandemic. Governor Ned Lamont’s powers will expire at the end of the month. Governor Ned Lamont calls for the General Assembly to meet in extraordinary session …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – COVID has hurt many industries, including hotels, where many have certainly suffered. In Hartford, business travel and conventions are on the decline and hotels are changing to stay afloat. The Hilton, Hartford’s largest hotel, lost a lot of business. Still, many were surprised to learn that it was for sale, …

[ad_1] WETHERSFIELD, CT (WFSB) – State police are looking for the driver involved in a fatal hit and run early Sunday morning. It happened on I-91 North near the Hartford line. Initially, the Connecticut Department of Transportation said this happened on the Hartford side. State police said several people were on the roadway after a …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – While an infrastructure bill is being drafted in Washington, Channel 3 is examining its impact on people where they live. Connecticut’s premier district is looking to renovate Hartford’s freeways with its share of the federal infrastructure bill. WFSB Representative John Larson and other officials helped explain the changes that may …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The funeral for the Connecticut State Police Sergeant who died in the line of duty during Ida will be held this week. Sergeant Brian Mohl was washed away by floodwaters in Woodbury last Thursday. A vigil will be held Wednesday at noon at the Xfinity Theater in Hartford. His funeral …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Heat and humidity are on the rise again, leading to what is expected to be another heatwave for the state. A heat advisory was issued for parts of New Haven, Middlesex, New London and Fairfield counties for Wednesday and Thursday. WFSB Meteorologist Mark Dixon said heat of over 90 degrees …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The worst of the storm is behind us and now the cleanup is underway. Tropical Storm Henri brought hours of heavy rain and numerous floods. Governor Ned Lamont said it would take a few days to restore power and drain some of the water. The worst of the storm is …

[ad_1] SOMERS, CT (WFSB) – Jason Comes was found dead inside a car on a road in Somers. His death is qualified as suspicious. An investigation is underway in the town of Somers WFSB The chief medical examiner’s office is investigating the cause of death. “This is an ongoing investigation and updates will be provided …

[ad_1] CONNECTICUT. (WFSB) – Connecticut communities participated in the National Night Out on August 3. National Night Out is a police-community partnership organized across the country. Connecticut communities participated in the National Night Out on August 3. In East Hartford, families and police mingled in Martin Park. Lt. Joshua Litwin said these events send a …

[ad_1] WEST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – School is almost back, which means homework and testing is back. It also means adjusting their sleep routine after summer vacation. A good night’s sleep can be the difference between a good or a bad day at school. A Connecticut Children’s Medical Center doctor said the best way for …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Hartford HealthCare plans to address a few dominant topics regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday afternoon, Hartford HealthCare Clinical Director Ajay Kumar, MD, will hold a virtual briefing. The briefing is set at 12:30 p.m. Kumar plans to fight what Hartford HealthCare calls “the unvaccinated pandemic” and the Delta variant. …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Heat and humidity have been linked to the risk of severe storms this weekend. Severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Hartford, Tolland, Windham and New London counties. Channel 3 declared an early weather alert. “There is a risk of bad weather [Saturday] is a little higher than [Friday], and …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – It’s still summer vacation, but the Centers for Disease Control has issued new guidelines for the next school year. The agency says vaccinated teachers and vaccinated students do not need to wear masks at school. The CDC also said no one needed to wear masks at recess or in most …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The COVID-19 Delta variant continues to spread, including here in Connecticut. Health officials fear this could lead to a further rise in cases, possibly starting with the next holiday weekend. While the concern isn’t as high as it was last fall, travel and large gatherings still pose risks, especially given …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The wet start to the July 4 bank holiday weekend has raised concerns about flooding. Channel 3 issued an early warning weather alert. “We have gone into ‘alert’ mode given the amount of rain we have already received and it is likely that more rain could lead to flooding problems …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Thursday is expected to be the wettest day on the current forecast. Meteorologist Commor Lewis said a cold front will slide south into southern New England on Thursday. “Given the rain [Wednesday], some localized flooding is a possibility, ”Lewis said. “90% of the state is at marginal risk of severe …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Wednesday is the last day to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at some of the state’s mass vaccination sites. Hartford HealthCare said it was cutting large vaccination sites and focusing on community efforts. He held a press conference on Wednesday morning. Hartford HealthCare discussed the closure of mass vaccination sites on …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – In just four days, it will be legal to own marijuana in Connecticut. However, you still won’t be able to buy it as is. Additionally, officials are telling companies they will need a license to sell products that contain even small amounts of THC. The Consumer Protection Ministry said a …

[ad_1] CROMWELL, CT (WFSB) – The TPC River Highlands is just down the road from Connecticut’s first tee. The first tee teaches kids how to get better at golf, while teaching them how to get better in life. “It opened doors for me that I never thought possible. It helped me make connections, go to …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Longtime Hartford lawyer Hubert Santos has passed away. Santos, from his biography on his law firm website, has been an active trial and appellate lawyer for over 30 years. A statement released by attorney Trent LaLima, of the law firm Santos & LaLima, said “Hubert Santos was a legend in …

[ad_1] MYSTIC, CT (WFSB) – Oysters are a hot commodity for seafood lovers right now, and oyster farmers are having a blast. Running the Mystic Oysters farm is Jim Markow, a 45-year veteran. Mystic Oysters sows 50 acres off Mystic, harvesting thousands of pounds of fresh oysters each year, selling even more since the pandemic. …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The first full day of summer has been hot, humid and includes the possibility of showers and thunderstorms. Meteorologist Mark Dixon said as Claudette passed off to the south, the storms started pulling west just before 4 p.m. This prompted a severe thunderstorm watch for Litchfield County until 11pm. Track …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The first full day of summer will be hot, humid and include the possibility of showers and thunderstorms. Meteorologist Lorin Richardson said that while Connecticut will be largely untouched by what is now Tropical Storm Claudette, some of the moisture from it will end up in the state. “Due to …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The legislative session is over and a lot has happened this year. Despite the pandemic and the state Capitol shutdown for much of the year, lawmakers have taken action on bills they have been debating for years. Throughout the session, almost all of the hearings that have taken place on …

[ad_1] EAST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – With less than 48 hours to go to summer solstice, many national and local swimming areas are already opening despite a nationwide shortage of lifeguards. This includes the pools in East Hartford, which beat the odds. All of its 55 lifeguard positions have been filled, so it will be …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – State lawmakers kicked off a special session in the state capital on Tuesday morning to clarify details on two critically important topics: the budget and recreational marijuana. Discussions during the special session will impact millions of Connecticut residents for years to come. Connecticut lawmakers have closed what has turned out …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – A line of heavy rain crossed the state on Monday. The Channel 3 meteorologist followed him from the start and said more was possible over the next two days. “Rounds of rain have moved across the state, with thunderstorms built in. So far, many communities have received half an inch …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – A line of heavy rain swept through the state on Monday morning. Meteorologist Scot Haney has been following him since his arrival. “We have active weather for you [Monday] morning in terms of lightning, thunder, strong gusty winds and heavy showers, “Haney said.” This will continue to move from west …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – As lawmakers continue to debate the legalization of recreational marijuana, many wonder how Connecticut will police under the influence drivers. Democrats say there could be a vote on legalizing recreational marijuana at a special session next week. If that passes, Connecticut has the advantage of seeing what other states are …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – An executive order signed by Governor Ned Lamont that postponed tenant evictions is coming to an end. The moratorium on evictions was put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic as many people lost their jobs. It allowed tenants to skip rent payments and not get evicted from their apartments. There …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – A woman was killed in a drive-by shooting in Hartford on Wednesday evening. It happened on Sisson Avenue around 5 p.m. A woman was killed in a drive-by shooting on Sisson Avenue in Hartford on the evening of June 9. WFSB The shooting victim was later identified as Sylvia Cordova, …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Connecticut is poised to become the next state to allow college student-athletes to benefit from their own names and likenesses. MGN The state Senate passed the bill on Tuesday night. “This bill really addresses a basic equity issue: These students – who are mostly minority students – have helped the …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The first heat wave of the season for Connecticut went official on Monday and continued on Tuesday. “At Bradley International Airport the maximum was 92 Saturday, 94 Sunday, 95 yesterday [Monday], and 92 degrees today [Tuesday]”said Chief Meteorologist Bruce DePrest. Channel 3 declared an early weather alert for the heat. …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The first heat wave of the season for Connecticut went official just before noon. Ninety degrees have been reached at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, marking the third consecutive day of temperatures over 90 degrees. Heat advisory remains in place for Hartford and Tolland counties until 8 p.m. Channel …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – A hot summer day for LUNG FORCE’s fifth annual walk in Hartford. Earlier today, dozens of cancer fighters and survivors, along with their families, marched to raise funds in Great River Park. With pompoms in hand, today it was about walking for their loved ones. Through Great River Park, around …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – It looks like a deal has been made on the state budget, but a vote is still needed. The legislative session ends in four days. Can the legislator pass a budget and take action on multiple bills before the deadline? The Connecticut State Capitol. WFSB file The budget has caused …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Bad weather hit parts of the state on Friday night, bringing inches of rain, causing flooding and hail. East Glastonbury, Marlborough and Hebron were the hardest hit by torrential rains and heavy hail. Flooding has occurred in Marlborough and is damaging some neighborhoods. From 10 p.m., thunderstorms left the state. …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – A disruption caused showers and thunderstorms Friday afternoon. Storms began to erupt just before noon in parts of Litchfield and Hartford counties. Another set of storms started moving towards Fairfield County around 3 p.m., triggering a severe thunderstorm watch for that area until 8 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning was …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Humidity, along with the potential for heavy downpours, is in the forecast for Thursday and Friday. Meteorologist Mark Dixon said some of the showers could include thunderstorms. “A little rain is moving across the state [Thursday morning], then there will be a lull, “Dixon said.” Given the latest trends, we …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Summer weather returned on Wednesday. Meteorologist Mark Dixon said strong to severe storms moved across the northern half of the state between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., producing lighting, heavy rain and gusty winds. “By 2am from the end of the 26th day of the month, with isolated showers / …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Newspapers, including the Hartford Courant, owned by Tribune Publishing, are weighing after the company was taken over by Alden Global Capital. In a joint statement, the newspaper guilds said: “… The shareholders of Tribune Publishing voted to put profit and greed on local news in our country. While we are …

[ad_1] EAST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The search for a missing South Windsor mother ended in East Hartford on Friday. South Windsor Police said the body of Jessica Edwards was found near the Hockanum River Linear Park in East Hartford on Friday morning. Jessica edwards South Windsor Police / Contributed A large police presence was …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Connecticut’s unemployment rate fell last month from the previous month. The Connecticut Department of Labor said Thursday the rate was 8.1% in April. This compares to 8.3% in March. The DOL said the state added 500 jobs in April and recovered 60 percent of the 292,400 jobs lost last year. …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – There were new developments Thursday regarding the state of distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine in the state. Governor Ned Lamont said demand has fallen by 50% in recent weeks. In addition, shipments are starting to decrease and clinics are asking for fewer doses. This is a point where supply exceeds …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Thursday marks the 11th day in President Joe Biden’s term. In his first address to Congress, the President announced his proposal to provide better access to education. The plan included a $ 1.8 trillion investment in child care, education and paid family leave in the United States. President Biden delivers …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – People across the state continue to report problems when it comes to reapplying for unemployment and contacting the Department of Labor. The latest complaint comes from people who have to wait over a month for a hearing every time employers dispute their benefits. Congress has extended unemployment benefits for people …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Periods of showers with occasional showers will continue throughout Thursday afternoon and evening. Meteorologist Mark Dixon said spells of rain would continue into the night. “While we don’t expect severe weather in CT, a few built-in thunderstorms are possible,” he said. Track the rain with Channel 3’s interactive radar here. …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The recent lifting of the outdoor mask mandate raises questions for those who are fully vaccinated, especially those wondering what they can do now. As more and more people are fully immunized, doctors point out that this is not a way to do everything you want. They say people will …

[ad_1] HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Republican leaders in Connecticut are launching a petition to stop potential taxes on gasoline and, therefore, food. Republican Senate Leader Kevin Kelly, Republican House Leader Vincent Candelora and other lawmakers and advocates announced a press conference at noon Wednesday. They said Gov. Ned Lamont and the Democrats were advocating a …