One of the individuals brandished a weapon during the robbery before fleeing the scene, according to police.
Ansonia resident Montrell Dobbs Jr. also faces three years supervised release after his prison sentence, the Connecticut U.S. attorney’s office said.
As rain falls across Connecticut on Thursday, some parts of the state are gearing up for a small amount of snow, according to the National Weather Service.
Those who were set to receive Johnson & Johnson through the West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District Thursday will be able to receive another COVID vaccine, according to the district’s health director.
Providers said they have been able to shift to Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and are ready to set people up with second-dose appointments.
HARTFORD — An area man pleaded guilty this week to selling fentanyl while he was released on bond for a federal gun case, according to prosecutors.
Hector Torres was arrested on a federal criminal complaint charging him with coercion and enticement of minors to engage in sexual activity, a statement from the U.S. attorney’s office for the District of Connecticut said.
A salmonella outbreak, tied to ground turkey sold nationwide, has been attributed to at least 28 illnesses across 12 states, including Connecticut, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nearly two weeks after a malware attack prompted the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles emissions testing program to go offline, officials said there is still no estimate for when services will be restored.
The boy was originally listed in “critical condition,” but later died at the hospital, police said.
Researchers think the two strains are providing little room for other variants, like those detected in Brazil and South Africa. Earlier this week, the CDC’s director said the UK strain has become dominant in the U.S.
Most people are not at risk because they have either been vaccinated “or have had measles in the past, before vaccination became routine,” health officials said.
After a week with a record-high vaccine allocation, state officials said the weekly amount will drop because of issues with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine supply.
NEW HAVEN — A Sherman man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly being caught with a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
The company that provides services to the state Department of Motor Vehicles is warning customers to “monitor your financial accounts” after its system was hacked, causing its programs to still be suspended more than a week later in eight states, including Connecticut.
High levels of naturally occurring arsenic and uranium was found in private well water across Connecticut, according to a recently published U.S. Geological Survey study.
It remains unknown when the state Department of Motor Vehicles can resume emissions testing after a cyberattack knocked the system offline last week.
WEST HARTFORD — For the first time in more than a year, a concert series at a local church will have an in-person audience this month.
Police said the city’s Shot Spotter system registered 16 shots fired in the 100 block of Seymour Street, an area just a few blocks north of the hospital.
The overall effort aims to have 39 murals displayed in total across municipalities, a number reflecting the years Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lived.
Connecticut officials say everyone in this age group who wants a vaccine should be able to get an appointment for the first dose within a month.
As vaccine appointments open to everyone 16 and over in Connecticut Thursday, state officials said more than 100 new pharmacies across the state will start administering the vaccine within the next several days.
On the eve of Connecticut expanding COVID vaccination eligibility to everyone 16 and older, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Wednesday more than 100 pharmacies will be added to the list of places residents can receive a shot.
Connecticut will reach the final stage of its monthslong COVID vaccine rollout Thursday when it opens eligibility to everyone in the state who is 16 and older.
Connecticut health experts say a new Pfizer-BioNTech trial showing its COVID vaccine had 100 percent efficacy among adolescent participants could be a path to fully reopening schools, but state officials say they’re not ready to consider whether students will be required to get the shot.
Connecticut’s number of COVID cases per capita is among the worst in the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as the state’s positivity rate of new tests continues to climb.
Gov. Ned Lamont said there are also plans to hold vaccination clinics for college and older high school students in April and May.
According to a state vaccination-related map, about 37 percent of West Hartford’s population received at least an initial shot as of March 24.
As Connecticut gears up for universal adult vaccine eligibility starting later this week, details are expected Monday on how the state will speed up access for those with certain medical conditions.
In an alert sent out Saturday, the state’s Department of Public Health said the total number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 had reached 456, after climbing over the past week.
Connecticut’s latest data shows there’s still a racial divide in the state’s COVID vaccination rate, but the gap is closing among those 65 and older.
In New York as many as 50 percent of new COVID-19 cases could be from variants, but the picture is less clear in Connecticut, Connecticut’s governor said.