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PD: 3 injured after woman slashes at people in Hartford

Latest Hartford County NewsPD: 3 injured after woman slashes at people in HartfordCity tweaks sign for Paul Manafort Drive amid son's trialNo injuries reported after tractor trailer rolls over in VernonPD: 4 charged in Hartford following armed robbery incidentWoman arrested for allegedly robbing Har

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-17 01:44:56

New Britain Herald - "Pop Squad" video leads to the arrest of New Britain man

Jonathan Boilard, 37, of 171 Streamside Lane, was issued 20 years probation in connection with two sex offense convictions in 2011. The “Pop Squad” which exposes sexual predators featured Boilard on their website as someone who met with them thinking that he was meeting with a 14-year-old boy he con

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-08-16 13:18:00

Newington Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs

NEWINGTON, CT — The school year is 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.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 13:51:59

New Britain Herald - Man takes his own life during crisis negotiations in Plainville

A family member called police at around 9 p.m. to report that the man was distraught and suicidal at 194 Milford St., Lt. Eric Peterson said. Officers arrived and told neighbors to shelter in place while a crisis negotiation team and a tactical team were called to the address to try and talk him out

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-08-16 10:34:00

Life Star called to crash involving motorcycle in Torrington

Latest Litchfield County NewsLife Star called to crash involving motorcycle in TorringtonMan wanted in Watertown home invasion, sex assault turns himself inWatertown police offer reward for information on home invasion suspectTorrington fire currently under investigation following a report of smokeR

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-16 20:32:11

Man with two active warrants arrested

Henry is facing a variety of charges, including assault on police, criminal mischief, and interfering with police.

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-16 15:37:00

Amazon hosting job interviews for new Bristol delivery station

Bristol Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu encouraged people to apply on her page on Thursday. Candidates should bring information to complete their I-9, application, completing consent for a background check and drug testing.

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-16 22:18:02

Woman thrown to ground while trying to stop car thief in Wolcott

Just before she began pumping gas, a man dressed in black clothing darted from a light-colored Chevy parked at an adjacent pump, opened the driver’s side door, jumped in and started the ignition, police said.


Customer walks into liquor store – without noticing bear standing right next to him, video shows

Over the years, liquor stores are likely to see a lot of strange patrons. But itwasn’t a naked manor aguy in a Spider-Man maskwho tried to get inside a Bristol, Conn., booze shop on Monday — it was a curious (and possibly thirsty) black bear.

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-08-15 14:57:00

Man Wanted for Armed Robbery in West Hartford, Getaway Driver Arrested: Police

In a release, officers said he entered the store, reached over the counter and grabbed cash from the register drawer. He was holding what appeared to be a black pistol in his other hand and left out of the store, heading possibly south. He was wearing a blue button down shirt, dark pants and a dark

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-08-15 14:02:36

Amazon to Open Facility in Bristol, Bring 100 New Jobs

"I know there may be some people who scoff at a 1 a.m. to 8 a.m. shift. But for some people, this is going to be a lifeline. Because they’re sharing cars. They work a part-time job, they don’t have childcare," she said.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-08-16 00:49:16

Plainville Medical Office Building Sold for $5.5M - Commercial Record

A 27,685-square-foot medical office building has sold in Plainville, according to the Hartford Business Journal. The building is a part of a cluster of health care-oriented properties, including Hartford HealthCare Medical Arts Building and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

COMMERCIALRECORD.COM - 2018-08-16 14:47:33

Police, Crime Scene Tape Outside of Hoffman's Gun Center in Newington

NBC ConnecticutMultiple police cars and crime scene tape are outside of Hoffman's Gun Center on Wednesday morning.Crime scene tape was hung up in the parking lot of the store located on the Berlin Turnpike.This is a developing story. NBC Connecticut will update this story as details come into the ne

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-08-15 14:50:47

Crash closes lanes on Route 44 in Avon, injuries reported

Latest Hartford County NewsCrash closes lanes on Route 44 in Avon, injuries reportedNewington Parks & Recreation Department hiring seasonal, part-time workersMedical device maker settles suit over psychologist's deathHartford police chief responds to 'Trigger-happy' sergeant videoArrest made in Weth


Employee Stops Bear From Entering Liquor Store

“Instinct I guess, that’s what I’m thinking,” Crazy Bruce Liquor employee Daniel Thibodeau toldNBC Connecticutabout why he locked the doors.

THE EPOCH TIMES - 2018-08-15 18:12:22

Black bear trying to live its best life just wanted to go to the liquor store

Bears are doing it all this summer. They've been caughtjumping into pools, sneakingsips of margaritasin hot tubs, and now they're going on liquor runs.

MASHABLE - 2018-08-15 19:23:31

WATCH: Bear Caught on Camera Inside Connecticut Liquor Store

In a surveillance video captured by Crazy Bruce’s Discount Liquor on Farmington Avenue in Bristol, Connecticut, a bear is seen walking on to the sidewalk and into the store.


Leader of Connecticut ministry charged with abusing child

This booking photo released by the Manchester Police Department shows Robert Nichols, leader of Word of Faith Ministries in Manchester, Conn., who was arrested Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, and charged with abusing the baby son of two of his followers. (Manchester Police Department via AP)

NORWALK HOUR - 2018-08-15 13:25:19

Lamont wins Democratic primary for Connecticut governor

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Wealthy businessman Ned Lamont vowed to create "a firewall" to protect Connecticut from President Donald Trump's policies after easily winning the Democratic nomination for Connecticut governor, defeating Bridgeport mayor and ex-convict Joe Ganim in Tuesday's primary.


Bear makes an unlikely stop in a liquor store

Bear No. 49 runs across Andrews Road in Wolcott in this October 2009 photo. The bear, which attained celebrity-like status in the region for his hijinks and frequent appearances, was fatally shot in Burlington in 2012. Steven Valenti Republican-American