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Pet of the Week: Dobson

(WTNH) — This week’s pet of the week is all ears. He’s a cute Doberman mix named Dobson.

Dobson is an energetic and friendly 1-year-old. He plays nicely with other dogs, and loves to play with dog toys. 77 more words


Man who spent 48 years as fugitive dies in Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man who spent 48 years as a fugitive before being found this year in a small Connecticut town has died at the age of 71. 120 more words


Connecticut prison closes 4 housing units

SOMERS, Conn. (AP) — State officials say four housing units at Connecticut’s medium-security prison in Somers have been closed in response to a declining crime rate that has led to a smaller inmate population. 110 more words


McDonald's restaurants offer four days of free coffee

(WTNH) — For four days beginning on Thursday, McDonald’s restaurants in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts will offer one free small hot cup of McCafé coffee per customer. 60 more words


Cleanup continues after New Britain train derailment

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) — Crews continued to clean up Wednesday after a freight train derailed in New Britain.

ORIGINAL STORY: Freight train derailed in New Britain… 112 more words


K-9 Thor Memorial T-Shirt to Benefit Wethersfield, CT Police K9 Unit

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) – Police K-9 Thor died in late November from injuries he got chasing a kidnapping suspect through a wooded area. The German Shepard had been serving his community alongside Wethersfield Officer Nuno Martins for two years. 209 more words


Conservative charity backers swamp Comptroller with emails

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo says his office has been deluged with out-of-state emails and phone calls after he questioned whether a Mississippi-based charity should be disqualified from receiving donations through the state employee annual charitable giving campaign. 125 more words