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Milford police arrest 2 Stratford suspects linked to 25+ car burglaries

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - A Stratford man and woman are accused of breaking into more than 25 cars in Milford, according to Milford police. Officers say two suspects rummaged through over 25 cars overnight Wednesday into Thursday. 18-year-old Jeana McNeill and 19-year-old Edwin Cordero face a list of


West Haven won’t plead guilty to shooting ex-wife’s boyfriend

MILFORD — A West Haven man accused of shooting his ex-wife’s boyfriend rejected a plea deal Friday that called for him to serve 12 years in prison. Now, he faces at least 50 if found guilty at a trial on charges of home invasion, first-degree assault and criminal use of a weapon.


Shelton-Derby Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

SHELTON-DERBY, CT — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Heavy rain until afternoon and windy starting in the evening.


Shelton man to serve 9 months for sex with minor

MILFORD — The girl told investigators she was watching a movie with her mother’s boyfriend and her little sister in their Shelton home when the boyfriend asked her sister to go downstairs.


Local lawmakers: Statewide car tax could hurt Shelton

A bill eliminating the municipal car tax, replacing it instead with a state motor vehicle tax, would be an economic bust for Shelton, according to local lawmakers. Senate President Pro Tempore Martin M. Looney’s idea for a single statewide property tax rate for motor vehicles was among the proposals


Seymour PD investigating suspicious person complaint

SEYMOUR — Police are investigating after two students were apparently approached by an older man who tried to offer them a ride Thursday. Police said Friday night that the department is investigation a suspicious person complaint that happened on Route 34 — Roosevelt Drive — around 9 a.m. Thursday.


Sacred Heart’s Tabor back in school, eligible to play in NVL tournament

Sacred Heart junior guard Nate Tabor is expected to back on the floor Saturday when the No. 1 ranked Hearts take on Ansonia in the Naugatuck Valley League tournament quarterfinals.


Woman shot in both of her feet overnight in Hamden

HAMDEN, CT (WFSB) - A report of shots fired in Hamden led police to a woman who was shot in both of her feet. Officers said the report came in around 2 a.m. They responded to the area of Dix Street near Arch Street.


Connecticut lawmakers split over Medicare for all

Washington — While Sen. Bernie Sanders has made “Medicare for All” a major theme in his bid for the White House, Connecticut lawmakers are split over the idea. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has endorsed Sanders’ latest “Medicare for All” proposal. But other Connecticut lawmakers are backing less sweeping


Ghost Hunters to Spend Night in ‘Haunted’ Connecticut Restaurant

A team of paranormal investigators will be spending Saturday night at a "haunted" Connecticut restaurant. People at the Twisted Vine Restuarant in Derby have been reporting eerie sights — like the shadow of a child and moving furniture.


Social worker for state mental health agency dies by suicide in building on Connecticut Valley Hospital campus

A state social worker with 19 years of experience took her own life last week inside a building on the grounds of Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown. The employee had worked for the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services since August of 2000. Among her recent responsibilities were


West Haven Man Assaults, Robs Woman At Mall: Milford PD

MILFORD, CT — A West Haven man is accused of assaulting and robbing a woman while at the mall, Milford Police say. On Feb. 21, police took custody of Isaiah McKnight, 22, of Ardale Street in West Haven in regard to an active arrest warrant, police said.


Milford Resident Named To Top State Position

From the Office of Gov. Ned Lamont: Governor Ned Lamont has announced that he has chosen Seila Mosquera-Bruno of Milford to serve as Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Housing (DOH). An advocate for affordable housing in the state and nationally, Mosquera-Bruno has dedicated her career to


Human trafficking in Conn. in spotlight following Robert Kraft arrest

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - From a Super Bowl ring to a prostitution ring. That's what billionaire New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is facing down in Florida after his arrest in a human trafficking sting.


DUI Driver Crashes, Leads To Fire At Pizzeria: Naugatuck PD

NAUGATUCK, CT — A Naugatuck man, Timothy F. Chapman, 27, has been charged in connection with an accident that led to a fire at a local pizzeria, the evacuation of nearby buildings and the loss of power for some residents, police announced Friday. He is charged with illegally operating a motor vehicl


CT shoreline towns that will be under water in Category 3 hurricane

Each year, there are new studies projecting the effect rising sea levels could have on shoreline communities. The combination of rising sea level and a powerful Category 3 hurricane could be catastrophic.


Connecticut Child Dies of Flu

A child has died from the flu in Connecticut, according to the state Department of Public Health. The child died earlier this week. This is the first pediatric death involving a Connecticut child during this flu season, according to the department.


New Toll Proposal Details Released

HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Ned Lamont once again made the case for electronic tolling of all vehicles as he stood near the aging I-84 Viaduct in Hartford that has become a symbol of Connecticut's transportation woes.


Trumbull garage fire quickly extinguished

TRUMBULL — Firefighters quickly put out an intense garage fire Thursday night, officials said Friday. Firefighters from Trumbull Center, Long Hill and Nichols fire departments were sent to a home on Glenwood Drive for a reported fire in a garage.


Shelton Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs

SHELTON, CT — The school year is more than half over and there are still several available jobs the local school district is looking to fill. It's important to note, that these positions are either vacant and or mandated by the state or federal government.The school system is not adding new position