LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs officials have gotten their wish, announcing Thursday that when the rescheduled Kentucky Derby is run in September there will be spectators in the stands — just more spread out than usual. The historic track got the go-ahead to run the Derby and Oaks this fall with spectators under strict […]
EPSOM, England (AP) — Instead of 100,000 people packing the rolling hills of Epsom Downs for Derby Day, the sound of swirling wind and rain filled the biosecure racing amphitheater on Saturday. “I couldn’t hear anything around me,” winning jockey Emmet McNamara said. “All I could hear was the horse breathing.” Not just because the […]
It was a six-day multi-state manhunt that came to an end Wednesday night in Maryland. Police captured 23-year-old Peter Manfredonia, but it was on Sunday where 24-year-old Nicolas Eisele was found dead in his apartment here on Roosevelt Drive in Derby.
Second victim of alleged killer Peter Manfredonia mourned by family; Derby community relieved by suspect arrest
Nicholas Eisele was killed over the weekend allegedly by double homicide suspect, Peter Manfredonia. Thursday, Eisele’s family and community mourned his loss and reflected on the arrest of the suspected killer.
DERBY, Conn (WTNH) — Osbornedale State Park was closed Sunday due to police activity in Derby. No other details have been made available at this time. This is a developing story. Stay with wtnh.com and the News 8 app for continuing updates as they are made available.
Tiz the Law has been good and lucky, two ingredients essential to success in horse racing. He’s been dominant, too. He raced to a 3 3/4-length victory Saturday in the Belmont Stakes to open the rescheduled Triple Crown. His five wins in six career starts have been by an average margin of 19 1/4 lengths. […]
MADRID (AP) — The president of the Spanish soccer league said Sunday the competition could restart as early as June 11 with the Seville derby between Sevilla and Real Betis. Javier Tebas made the announcement a day after Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said that the league would be allowed to resume from June 8 […]
One Good Thing: World War II veteran participates in longstanding Derby-Shelton Memorial Day Ceremony
As the state slowly reopens amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Memorial Day ceremonies around Connecticut took on different forms this year. 98-year-old World War II veteran Jay Eugster of Shelton played a key part in the ceremony that replaced the canceled Derby-Shelton Memorial Day parade.
‘I feel guilty for not making that phone call’: Derby neighbor recalls hearing screams on day of homicide linked to suspect, Peter Manfredonia
A Derby neighbor speaks to News 8 saying they heard screams on Sunday, the same night police believe 23-year-old murder suspect Peter Manfredonia killed another man.
An 18-year-old New Haven man is in the hospital Friday night after he was shot multiple times.