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.
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.
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 […]
(WIVB) – The 146th Kentucky Derby was supposed to happen Saturday but has been postponed until September due to the coronavirus. However, there will still be a race at Churchill Downs Saturday evening- you can catch the “Kentucky Turtle Derby”, otherwise known as “the slowest eight minutes in sports” at 7 p.m. The event is […]
Secretariat won a virtual Kentucky Derby against 12 fellow Triple Crown winners, 47 years after the chestnut colt won the real race at Churchill Downs. The 1 1/4-mile race featuring computer-generated imagery was held Saturday, the same day the 146th Derby had been scheduled until it was postponed by the coronavirus pandemic. The Derby has […]
The 145th Preakness Stakes has been rescheduled for Oct. 3, an announcement delivered Saturday less than hour before the original post time for the Triple Crown race. Traditionally held at Pimlico Race Course on the third Saturday in May, the Preakness was postponed April 3 because of the coronavirus pandemic. The weather Saturday turned out […]
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.
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Charlatan romped to victory by six lengths in the first division of the Arkansas Derby and Nadal won the second division by three lengths, giving Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert a sweep Saturday when the Kentucky Derby was postponed. The 146th Derby usually would have dominated the first Saturday […]