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Grandmother of baby killed has medical emergency in court

Nov. 26, 2021 20:02 PM EST

NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — The mother of a Griswold woman accused of suffocating her 6-week-old son appeared in court on Friday on a charge of risk of injury to a minor in the same case. During her arraignment, 58-year-old Linda Kennison had a medical emergency and left the...

Woman charged with manslaughter in her baby's death

Nov. 23, 2021 17:23 PM EST

GRISWOLD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman has been accused of killing her 6-week-old infant son by suffocating him with a blanket for 20 minutes and waiting hours before calling 911, state police said Tuesday. Crystal Czyzewski, 35, of Griswold, was arrested Monday on...

Windham Hospital's maternity ward faces permanent closure

Nov. 10, 2021 17:45 PM EST

Hartford HealthCare is seeking to permanently close the decades-old maternity ward at Windham Hospital, arguing Wednesday the small number of deliveries has led to significant challenges in attracting obstetricians and other clinicians, potentially putting pregnant moms and their babies at...

Utility officials face trial over Derby, golf resort trips

Oct. 31, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Several former utility officials are set to go on trial for conspiracy and theft stemming from trips they took to the Kentucky Derby and a luxury golf resort. The trips were arranged by the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative for...

Police: Man drove SUV over wall, into house's 2nd floor

Sep. 26, 2021 10:53 AM EDT

NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Willimantic man was expected to face criminal charges after a car he was driving launched off a stone wall and flew through the air, crashing into the second floor of a multifamily home where someone was sleeping. The crash occurred early...

Thousands expected to clean up Connecticut River in 4 states

Sep. 25, 2021 08:30 AM EDT

NORWICH, Vt. (AP) — Thousands of volunteers are expected to spread out across the Connecticut River watershed this weekend to pick up tons of trash and debris from rivers and shorelines. The 25th Annual Source to Sea Cleanup began Friday and runs through Sunday. ...

Gov. Scott urges Vermonters to display flags on 9/11

Sep. 11, 2021 09:29 AM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Gov. Phil Scott is urging Vermonters to display American flags as a way to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States. On Friday Scott issued a proclamation urging Vermonters to fly the flags as part of an effort to...