Tag archive for ‘Hartford’
By Butter Bracco On Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Nicole Kummer identified as dead Connecticut woman found stabbed to death

Connecticut state police have identified a body found late Wednesday afternoon in a wooded area of Colchester. Classified as a homicide, the body was identified as Nicole Kummer of Hartford. Kummer, 28, was found More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Anthony Parker cold case murder: Jimel Frank, Karl Roye arrested

Two Connecticut residents have been charged with murder in the shooting death of a Anthony Parker in 2011. The arrests may be end to a long cold case roadblock in the case. Jimel Frank, 27, and Karl Roye, 24, were More...

By Robert On Sunday, June 1st, 2014
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Canada health officials investigate salmonella outbreaks linked to chia seed powder, bearded dragons

Public Health Agency of Canada and it’s partners are investigating two salmonella outbreaks; one linked to dried sprouted chia seed powder and a second linked to contact with pet bearded dragons. Image/CFIA Canadian More...

By Robert On Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Hartt School senior, Patrick Chittenden, died from meningococcal meningitis: University of Hartford official

Bacterial meningitis has been confirmed as the cause of death of a senior at the Hartt School at the University of Hartford who died late last week, according to a university official Saturday. In a health advisory More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Clayton Whittemore murder trial delayed again, confession details emerge

The man accused of killing his girlfriend in 2012 has had his trial delayed again. Alexandra Kogut Photo supplied by the Kogut family. Clayton Whittemore was in court on Tuesday as his attorney successfully delayed More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Clayton Whittemore murder trial: 911 audio and video conversations with police set to go public

A confession and incriminating statements made to 911 and police by the made accused of murder his girlfriend in 2012 will be released to the public. Alexandra Kogut with Clayton Whittemore facebook photo Clayton More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, January 17th, 2014

Clayton Whittemore trial delayed to March: mental state during Alex Kogut murder new focus

Clayton Whittemore killed his 18-year-old girlfriend, Alexandra Kogut, in her college dorm room more than a year ago and yet prosecutors can’t seem to get the case into court. Photo supplied by the Kogut family. While More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, January 3rd, 2014
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Alexandra Kogut murder: Clayton Whittemore trial set to move forward later in January

After several delays and postponements Clayton Whittemore may stand trial for murdering his girlfriend, Alexandra Kogut, later this month. Clayton Whittemore handout photo Clayton Whittemore, age 22, will have his More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Who will have a ‘White Christmas’ this year? Fairbanks, Alaska is a sure bet says Cornell climatologist

PRESS RELEASE Jessica Spaccio, a climatologist with the NOAA-funded Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell University, crunched numbers from the past 50 years of weather observations – from 1963 through More...

By Robert On Sunday, October 20th, 2013
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My Brush with Polio

By Polly Hincks Polio is a mystery. In its time it brought terror. It indiscriminently struck with minor flu-like illness in one person, death to the person next door, paralysis of the muscles in a leg or shoulder, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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Connecticut woman killed in bizarre tree accident identified as Barbara Young

The name of the woman killed Monday afternoon when a tree fell on a group of people at Salmon River State Forest has been released. Barbara Young, age 45, was killed, according to the state Department of Energy More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 11th, 2013

VP Joe Biden says it’s the NRA and the ‘black helicopter crowd’ running a ‘campaign of disinformation to try to scare people’

Vice President Joe Biden took shot after shot at the NRA in a press conference on Tuesday, charging the organization with running a “campaign of disinformation to try to scare people” and encouraging More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

President Obama makes gun control plea in Connecticut, attacks Republican filibusters plans and says ‘It’s not about politics’ TRANSCRIPT

President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned plea before a packed gymnasium in Hartford on Monday, almost four months after the horrific massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. The speech served More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

George Harasz, Doug Wirth, gay Connecticut couple charged with raping their adopted boys, will stand trial

The case of a same-sex Connecticut couple accused of repeatedly raping and abusing atleast two of their nine adopted boys is headed for trial after allegations from three more of their children. George Harasz and More...

By Judy Aron On Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Emergency gun laws in Connecticut would install gun control nonsense and never stop another Sandy Hook massacre

The Socialist Democrats in the CT Legislature have crafted an anti-gun crap sandwich for compromising Republicans to swallow. Gun control advocates are using all sort of scare tactics, keeping the NRA at the center More...

By Judy Aron On Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Release the Reports, says Connecticut citizens calling for Adam Lanza tox results and video game list

The Republican American had a terrific article based on my testimony to the Insurance and Real Estate Committee on Tuesday 3/19/13. Paul Hughes of the Rep-Am reported: As more disturbing details about the deadly More...

By Judy Aron On Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Project Longevity, Launched In Connecticut prior to the Sandy Hook shooting by Adam Lanza

Make no mistake – Project Longevity has come to CT.. full bore… and just 17 days prior to the Sandy Hook shooting. Remember Attorney General Eric Holder’s comments: “What we need to do More...

By Robert On Thursday, February 28th, 2013
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Brad Paisley’s ‘Beat This Summer’ tour to kick off in St. Louis in May

With the release of his new album, Wheelhouse, slated for release April 9, country guitar hero, Brad Paisley has announced the first leg of his upcoming tour, Beat This Summer tour, which is to begin on May 9 More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
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Judge sets a September trial for Clayton Whittemore in the Alexandra Kogut murder case

A trial date has been set for Clayton Whittemore, the New Hartford man accused of killing his girlfriend, Alexandra Kogut, in her SUNY Brockport dorm room in September. Whittemore will have at least two hearings More...

By Judy Aron On Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Sen Beth Bye and Rep Bob Godfrey Attack The Poor In Connecticut with new anti-gun bill

CT State Senator Beth Bye and Rep. Bob Godfrey ‘s recently introduced an anti-gun bill,  HB5268, (http://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/CGABillStatus/CGAbillstatus.asp?selBillType=Bill&bill_num=HB5268) to ostensibly More...

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