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  1. Katherine Berman, Wife Of ESPN Personality Chris Berman, Died From Blunt Trauma, DrowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The Hartford Courant

    Katherine Berman died from injuries she suffered after her car struck the back end of another vehicle in Middlebury in May, the state medical examiner has determined. Dr. James Gill, the chief state medical examiner, ruled Berman's death was an accident and said she died from blunt trauma and drowning.


  2. Warrant: Man Charged In Berlin Motel Clerk's Slaying Convinced People Were Out To Get HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | The Hartford Courant

    Paranoid and under the influence of PCP early Sunday, Rahheem McDonald was convinced that the night clerk at the Day's Inn on the Berlin Turpike in Berlin was conspiring with people who were out to get him, court records show. In a confession to state police detectives hours after they say he fired a 9mm bullet into Pratikkumar Jagani's forehead, McDonald said he believed Jagani was conspiring with a woman at the motel "to tell people that were after him where he was," according to the warrant for McDonald's arrest.


  3. Farmington Library Farmers Market Returns July 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | The Hartford Courant

    The Farmington Library farmers market returns for its third season on July 3. The market will be held every Friday, from 3 to 6 p.m., and features a variety of new vendors that will be selling oils, cheese, jewelry, and more. The Farmington Library farmers market returns for its third season on July 3. The market will be held every Friday, from 3 to 6 p.m., and features a variety of new vendors that will be selling oils, cheese, jewelry, and more.


  4. New Miss Connecticut CrownedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | The Hartford Courant

    Eliza Lynne Kanner, a 21-year-old resident of Hamden, and a student at the University of Connecticut, earned the coveted title, beating out a field of 19 other accomplished and talented women. Kanner said that it was an amazing feeling to earn the crown, after having been involved in the program for most of her life.


  5. Kevin's Kourt Opens In South WindsorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | The Hartford Courant

    UConn men's basketball head coach Kevin Ollie opened the second Kevin's Kourt, in South Windsor, on June 16. The South Windsor location is at the South Windsor Community Center, 150 Nevers Road, and now shares space with the adjacent barrier-free playground, My Friends Place. "This is the first time we've partnered with the 'Boundless Playground,' and it's just going to be wonderful," Ollie said.


  6. State Police: Motorcyclist Died After Trying To Stop On A Wet I-84Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | The Hartford Courant

    A 62-year-old Middletown man died after he tried to stop his motorcycle on a wet, traffic-clogged highway in Cheshire Tuesday, state police said. Charles Harold Tuscano of Plaza Drive was taken to St. Mary's Hospital in Waterbury after the crash, which happened about 4:45 p.m. on I-84 east, they said.


  7. Two Women Killed In Waterbury CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | The Hartford Courant

    Police identified the two women killed Friday in a fatal two-car accident at a busy intersection of a highway exit ramp and city street. Katherine Wadman, 73 of Waterbury and Samantha Mallette, 25 of Watertown died when a pickup truck coming off the exit struck the passenger side of Wadman's car, Deputy Police Chief Fernando Spagnolo said Saturday.


  8. Fundraiser Aims To Promote Awareness Of Inner-City Youth Mental Health IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | The Hartford Courant

    To say Iran "Splash" Brugueras Jr. loved music would be an understatement. Before his death in a car crash in Rocky Hill a year ago, the Waterbury native traveled throughout Connecticut and beyond performing rap music at shows, earning a loyal local fanbase.


  9. Final Courant Baseball RatingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    The Courant presents its final high school baseball ratings for 2017 season. Holy Cross of Waterbury is the overall No.


  10. Jamie McDonald Enlists Street Artist To Paint Mural Of CT Icons At Chango RosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Street artist Ryan "ARCY" Christenson talks about being able to create a piece of work that can be appreciated daily by the public. Read story here .


  11. Red Sox Hall Of Famer Jimmy Piersall, From Waterbury, Dies At 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Jimmy Piersall, who was born in Waterbury and is one of the best baseball players ever to come out of Connecticut, died Saturday.


  12. Waterbury Church To Be Deconsecrated Following Archdiocese PlanRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Roman Catholics in the Archdiocese of Hartford will learn the fate of their parishes this weekend. Here are the updated statistics as of 5/2/17 on the Archdiocese of Hartford's pastoral planning initiative.


  13. Bulkeley Principal To Retire After 37-Year Career In Hartford SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Photograph by Mark Mirko Longtime city educator and Bulkeley High School Principal Gayle Allen-Greene said Thursday that she is retiring after 37 years in the Hartford public schools. Allen-Greene began as a student teacher at Bulkeley in 1980, then taught phys ed and coached girls basketball and softball at Hartford Public High School before returning to Bulkeley two decades ago as an administrator.


  14. Waterbury Fire Investigation Begins, Residents Face Uncertain FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Officials worked Thursday to determine the cause of a fast-moving fire that started at 60 Lounsbury Street in Waterbury and spread to three other multifamily homes, leaving 32 people homeless. Chanriz Santiago, standing on the cinder-littered sidewalk across the street, looked at her charred, roofless home Thursday morning.


  15. Connecticut High Court Upholds Breton Murder ConvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Breton was convicted of two counts of murder and one count of capital felony for beating and stabbing to death his 38-year-old ex-wife, JoAnn Breton, and their 16-year-old son, Robert Breton Jr., in December 1987 in Waterbury. Breton's attorneys argued that during his trial the defense failed to bring up mitigating evidence that Breton suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder and was high on methamphetamine at the time of the killings.


  16. Services Set For Katherine Berman, wife of ESPN's Chris BermanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    With her husband, ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman , semi-retired, Katherine Berman looked forward to spending more time with him and their friends. The family is inviting relatives and friends to a memorial service on Wednesday, at 1 p.m., at the Seymour St. John Chapel at Choate Rosemary Hall School, 333 Christian St. in Wallingford, according to her obituary.


  17. DOT Says Bristol Rail Tracks A No Go For Commuter ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    The railroad tracks through Bristol are a valuable part of the state's freight rail network, but restoring passenger service on the route isn't feasible, the state transportation department concluded in a new report. Bringing the line up to modern safety standards for passenger service, building stations and installing signals could cost $530 million, the DOT said after a multi-year study.


  18. Number Of Lead-Poisoned Children Drops, But More Showed Higher LevelsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Nearly 1,400 new cases of lead-poisoned children under age 6 were reported in Connecticut in 2015, a slight drop from the year before , but more children showed higher levels of poisoning. A child whose blood test shows 5 micrograms of lead per deciliter or higher is considered poisoned.


  19. Waterbury Hardest Hit By Church Reorganization PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    In the city hardest hit by the Archdiocese of Hartford's parish reorganization, there was both sadness and hope on Sunday from parishioners of four Roman Catholic churches slated toclose this summer. Twenty-six church buildings across the archdiocese, which serves Hartford, Litchfield and New Haven counties, will close at the end of June and many parishes are merging.


  20. Medicaid, ACA Uncertainty Threaten Success Of Ex-Offenders' Health Care ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Since 2011, Connecticut has issued more than 39,000 new Medicaid cards to prisoners returning to communities, connecting them to health care services with the goal of keeping them healthy and out of prison. This initiative, which gives ex-offenders the opportunity to see a primary care physician on a regular basis and access critical mental health and drug-abuse treatment programs, exists because of the Affordable Care Act , and Medicaid pays most of the costs.


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