- UPDATE ON NEW HAVEN OVERDOSES New Haven police have been swarming the cityâ€™s green and searching peopleâ€™s homes for drugs in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana. Nearly 100 people were hospitalized in a 36-hour period. City Police Chief Anthony Campbell says increased patrols have been on the Green, where most of the overdoses occurred Wednesday. Campbell said officers are executing search warrants in an effort to get all the bad â€œK2â€� off the streets. The post THURSDAY EVENING UPDATE appeared first on 98.7 WNLC.More »
- CONCERN ABOUT ATTEMPTED CHILD ABDUCTIONS Residents in the Crystal Avenue neighborhood of New London are being a little more cautious after reports of two attempted child abductions over the past two weeks.Â Â City police say a black male driving a silver four-door Honda, possibly with Florida license plates, approached a 12-year old boy Tuesday afternoon near State Pier Road, grabbed the boyâ€™s wrists, and dragged him toward a parked car.Â Â The boy ran away.Â The post WEDNESDAY EVENING UPDATE appeared first on 98.7 WNLC.More »
- STEFANOWSKI VS LAMONT Connecticut businessman Bob Stefanowski has won the Republican nomination for governor, defeating four fellow contenders in Tuesday’s election, including the GOP’s endorsed candidate. A political newcomer from Madison, Stefanowski is a former GE executive who pitched himself as Bob the Rebuilder in his TV ads and who has pledged to eliminate the state’s personal income tax. He will face Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont in November. GRISWOLD HIGH GRAD WINS AG NOMINATION State prosecutor Sue Hatfield has won the Republican nomination for attorney general.Â Â The post WEDNESDAY MORNING UPDATE appeared first on 98.7 WNLC.More »
- Franklin, known as the “Queen of Soul,” died in her hometown of Detroit on Thursday, a result of advanced pancreatic cancer.
- The music icon was just 25 years old when she came out with her first hit “Respect” and her music career lasted more than 50 years.
- Franklin lived a private life, but around town in Detroit, she was known as a friendly, approachable figure.
- The singer had a major turning point in her career in the 1980s when she met legendary music exec Clive Davis.
- The Queen of Soul stunned an audience at the 1998 Grammys when she took Luciano Pavarotti’s place after he became ill.