Local News

  • FRIDAY MORNING UPDATE

    CONN COLLEGE FATALITY A man who killed a Conn College student while driving home drunk has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison. 27-year-old James Sposito will also serve five years probation. Sposito pleaded guilty to hitting a 20-year-old Pakistani student who was walking back to his dorm along Route 32 in December of 2015. Police say Sposito had spent the night drinking at several bars. COMPUTER THIEF SURRENDERS A New Haven man accused of stealing a computer from the Waterford Wal-Mart,  More »
  • THURSDAY EVENING UPDATE

    THIRD CASINO AMENDMENTS SIGNED HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – It’s now up to the General Assembly and the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs to approve an agreement that could lead to a new satellite tribal casino in Connecticut. Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribal leaders on Thursday signed amended compacts and memoranda of understanding between the state and the two federally recognized tribes. The revised agreements ensure the proposed,  More »
  • THURSDAY MORNING UPDATE

    GOP SELECTS CANDIDATES Norwich’s Republican Town Committee has endorsed its slate of candidates for the November municipal elections. Heading the ticket is Peter Nystrom, who’s seeking a second non-consecutive four-year term as mayor. He’s currently the number two person on the City Council. Nystrom says he would not seek re-election as mayor, if he wins this Fall. He was the city’s mayor from 2009 to 2013. Three other GOP incumbents are seeking another 2-year term on the City Council,  More »

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