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East Hartford man shot and killed, police investigating

East Hartford man shot and killed, police investigating

EAST HARTFORD — Police say they are investigating a homicide Sunday that left one town resident dead. Police say 30-year-old Dominic Marino was found dead at 48 Suffolk Drive. Police were called there around 5 p.m. Sunday on a report of an unresponsive man. Police say Marino was shot and killed. POlice detectives along with the state medical examiner and the State’s Attorney’s office are investigating the homicide but say at this time it seems to be an isolated incident. […]

Police to step up seat belt enforcement during holiday week

Police to step up seat belt enforcement during holiday week

MIDDLETOWN — Police across Connecticut are preparing for another “Click It or Ticket” campaign aimed at enforcing the state’s seat belt law during the Thanksgiving holiday week. State and local departments will be targeting drivers and passengers who aren’t buckled up beginning Monday and running through the following Monday. Authorities say seat belts save lives. Federal officials say nearly half of people killed in car crashes weren’t wearing seat belts. The heightened enforcement will coincide with the usual beefed-up holiday […]

11th child dies in adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey

11th child dies in adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey

An 11th child has died and 23 additional children have become sick in connection with an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, the state’s Department of Health announced Friday. In addition to those who have died, a total of 35 people have become sick at this facility from this outbreak. The children have weakened immune systems and other serious medical issues, and many of them require assistance to breathe and function. They became sick at the Wanaque Center for […]

NASA begins work to build new supersonic jet

NASA begins work to build new supersonic jet

NASA’s mission to revolutionize air travel has taken a significant step forward as the space agency starts building its X-59 QueSST supersonic jet. The X-59 airplane is dubbed by some as “the son of Concorde” and is being manufactured, on behalf of NASA, by security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin. “The start of manufacturing on the project marks a great leap forward for the X-59 and the future of quiet supersonic commercial travel,” said Peter Iosifidis, Low Boom Flight Demonstrator program […]

Best-picture Oscars up for sale in rare auction

Best-picture Oscars up for sale in rare auction

LOS ANGELES — Two Academy Awards for best picture are going up for sale in a rare auction of Oscars. Auction house Profiles in History announced Monday that an Oscar awarded to “Mutiny on the Bounty” in 1936 and another given to “Gentleman’s Agreement” in 1948 will go up for auction in Los Angeles starting Dec. 11. The “Mutiny on the Bounty” best-picture statuette is expected to go for between $200,000 and $300,000. Frank Capra presented the award to Irving […]