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  1. UConn doctor charged with stealing medicationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WTNH

    A University of Connecticut Health Center physician will appear in court this week on charges alleging he stole medication from a Farmington hospital on multiple occasions. The Hartford Courant reports that Dr. Micha Abeles of West Hartford is facing a felony charge of second-degree larceny.


  2. New Britain firearms manufacturer, former owner sentenced for violating federal firearms lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WTNH

    Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Daniel J. Kumor, Special Agent in Charge of the ATF Boston Field Division, announced that STAG ARMS LLC, a firearms manufacturer in New Britain, and its former owner and president, Mark Malowski of Farmington, were sentenced today in Hartford federal court. Senior U.S. District Judge Alfred V. Covello ordered STAG ARMS to pay a $500,000 fine and Malowski to serve two years of probation and pay a $100,000 fine.


  3. made in ct expoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | WTNH

    Connecticut is home to many business big and small, and this weekend hundreds of local companies will gather for the Made in Connecticut Expo in Farmington. The family event will feature arts, crafts, foods and many goods locally made.


  4. Freebie Friday: burgers, dental and face paintingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WTNH

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. It's almost the weekend and after working hard all week - you're probably looking for a break! News 8 found a way for you to entertain the kids for free, and maybe get a few kickbacks for yourself in this week's Freebie Friday.


  5. Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Wea ve got 8 ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WTNH

    We've got your back if you're looking for something to do this weekend. We've got 8 ideas - and many of them are free.


  6. Wolcott door assembler arrested for fraudulently collecting benefits while on the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | WTNH

    A Wolcott door assembler has been charged with worker's compensation fraud after he was seen doing yard and home improvement jobs while collecting on benefits due to his reported work-related injury. Niko Nasto, was arrested by Inspectors from Workers' Compensation Fraud Unit in the Office of the Chief State's Attorney.


  7. Brush Fire Burns 15 AcresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | WTNH

    Firefighters battled a fast moving brush fire in a Connecticut State Forest Sunday night. Calls started flooding in around 5PM about a large volume of smoke that could be seen as far away as Farmington.


  8. Experts come to UConn Med School for a oeglobal pandemicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | WTNH

    There are four times as many people with diabetes in the world than there were four decades ago. That's according to a recent study by the World Health Organization.


  9. Route 4 construction to cause delays all yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | WTNH

    Commuters driving through Farmington saw the first of what will be a regular occurrence in 2016, construction on Route 4. Farmington Police warned drivers Friday to expect delays on Route 4 due to construction that started Monday and will continue for the remainder of the year. The road construction will take place between Mountain Spring Road and Garden Street on Route 4. Police said that traffic will be narrowed down to one lane in each direction during the daytime hours.


  10. Bristol man arrested after speeding away from officers twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WTNH

    Bristol police made an arrest Thursday night in connection with an incident earlier in the day, in which local Michael Lowery sped off while interacting with an officer, almost injuring them. On Thursday morning, around 10:45 a.m., a Bristol officer responded to the area of 26 Birchwood Drive on a complaint of a suspicious person in a car.


  11. Farmington robbery suspects arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | WTNH

    Trevon Henderson, 19, and Samuel Lopez, 19, both of Waterbury were arrested by Farmington Police Tuesday for a February 25 armed robbery. According to officers, the suspects robbed a woman at gunpoint at the Cumberland Farms on Scott Swamp Road.


  12. 4 in critical condition, 40 units displaced following fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | WTNH

    A fire in West Hartford left a 40-unit apartment building evacuated for the evening, and sent nine people to the hospital, four of whom are in critical condition, says West Hartford's Fire Chief. Around 2:16 a.m., the West Hartford Fire Department responded to 140 Kane Street following reports of smoke and fire in the 40-unit complex.


  13. Lawmakers consider making drone weaponization illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | WTNH

    Austin Haughwout of Clinton mounted a flamethrower on a drone and roasted a turkey with it. He then released the video on YouTube.


  14. From left: Trevon Henderson and Samuel LopezRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | WTNH

    Officers say they were called to the Verizon Wireless parking lot at 1479 New Britain Avenue just after 9:30 p.m. Thursday for a report of an armed robbery. The victim told police that he was in his car when a suspect approached him with a gun.


  15. Italian aerospace company buying Connecticut company, adding jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | WTNH

    Governor Malloy has announced that an Italian aerospace company, Pietro Rosa TBM, has purchased Farmington based New England Airfoil Products. The governor says the current workforce will stay, and the new owner plans to add about 100 jobs over the next five years.


  16. Retired New Britain pediatrician accused of sex abuse diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | WTNH

    Officials say a retired pediatrician from Connecticut accused of sexual assault in lawsuits filed by six former patients died over the weekend. The Hartford Courant reports Robert Rackliffe passed away in his Farmington home at the age of 92. Rackliffe, a World War II veteran, worked in the New Britain area as a pediatrician for more than 50 years before retiring.


  17. 50 Cent reduces asking price for Connecticut mansion _ againRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | WTNH

    Rapper 50 Cent has lowered the asking price for his Connecticut mansion again after filing for bankruptcy in the state this past summer. The Hartford Courant reports the new listing for 50 Cent's 21-bedroom, 25-bathroom home in Farmington is $8.5 million.


  18. Rapper 50 Cent seeking to lease Connecticut mansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | WTNH

    Rapper 50 Cent, who filed for personal bankruptcy last month, is trying to lease his Connecticut home that's been valued at nearly $8.3 million. The Hartford Courant reports the disclosure came Wednesday during a meeting of creditors.


  19. 1 seriously injured in crash on Burlington-Farmington lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | WTNH

    An accident involving a car and a dump truck has shut down Route 4 on the Burlington-Farmington line according to Connecticut State Police. Trooper Kelly Grant tells News 8 that five people were injured in the crash, one of them is suffering from serious injuries.


  20. Police: 3 people shot in 2 Hartford shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | WTNH

    Deputy Chief Brian J. Foley said that two male victims were shot on Farmington Avenue near Marshall Street. Another man was shot on Martin Street.


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