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Ansonia armed drug dealer sentenced

A 26-year-old was sentenced today in Hartford by U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson to five years of prison for illegally possessing a fi…

Joseph "Joey" Comunale  (WABC)

3rd man arrested in death after party at ritzy NYC apartment

A third person has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a Connecticut man who vanished last month after a party at a luxur…

The Manchester Fire Department has one of their trucks fully in the holiday spirit! (WTNH / Report-It / Dawn Hamelin)

#WTNHHoliday Lights 2016


News 8 is happy to share your holiday spirit on WTNH.com and during our newscasts this holiday season!

Eight cars from a freight train derailed onto their sides in New Britain Tuesday (WTNH / Report-It / Jodi Latina)

Freight train derailed in New Britain

Eight cars of a freight train have derailed along Columbus Boulevard in New Britain, according to the New Britain Mayor’s Office.

Connecticut's Gabby Williams, left, Katie Lou Samuelson, center, and Saniya Chong, right, sit together during the UConn men's and women's NCAA basketball teams' First Night event, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UConn women hoops get reality show on HBO

NEW YORK (AP) — The UConn women’s basketball team is getting its own reality show. “UConn Huskies: The March to Madness” debuts March 1 on H…