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Bear euthanized after entering Torrington home
TORRINGTON — A bear was euthanized Tuesday after it entered a Torrington home, causing damage to the home’s interior.A caller reported a bear inside his house trashing things and being aggressive. Police sent multiple officers to the scene. Eventually, the bear got out of the house.The Connecticut D
Dog Survives Bear Attack in Bristol
In a Facebook post, Struckman said "It was the single most scariest thing I have ever witnessed. The bear bit and clawed at him. The amount of blood loss was ridiculous. Thankfully, after spending the entire morning in surgery, Charlie is home resting."
Manchester police chase stolen vehicle into Hartford
MANCHESTER — Police arrested two people early today after finding them in a recently stolen vehicle and chasing them into Hartford, where they were apprehended.Kyle Bolduc, 18, of 5 Edgerton Place, was charged with second-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit second-degree larceny, two counts each of
Two teens arrested after stealing car, leading police on chase
MANCHESTER — A 17-year-old, and 19-year-old, have been arrested after leading police on a chase from Manchester to Hartford in a stolen car.
The Bristol Press - Truck rollover snarls Route 72, I-84 in Plainville
The accident was reported at 7:51 a.m. on Route 72 near Exit 33 and Interstate 84, state police said.There were no injuries. Route 72 was closed for a few hours, the two right lanes of I-84 for a while longer.All lanes on both roads were reopened to traffic by late Tuesday afternoon.The accident is
Crash Closes Lane On I-84 In West Hartford
WEST HARTFORD, CT — A one-vehicle accident has closed a lane on I-84 West between Exits 40 and 39A in West Hartford, according to the state DOT. The left lane is closed.
Campus Notes - Simsbury College Students
SIMSBURY, CT — Here are some recent notable accomplishments by local college students, as provided by readMedia Newswire.
Man With 5 Warrants Nabbed in Vernon Shoplifting Incident
VERNON, CT — A man with five outstanding warrants wound up being arrested as part of a botched shoplifting incident at a Vernon store Monday, police said.
Police blotter for the June 22 edition
Francisco Lopez, 31, of 303 New Haven Ave., Waterbury, was charged with possession of less than one half ounce of marijuana on June 5.Steven Lavertu, 33, of 70 Concord St., Bristol, was charged with improper use of a marker plate, failure to insure a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle under su
Over 100 Bags of Heroin, Other Drugs Seized from Car in Groton: PD
While in the parking lot of a local business in a known crime area, officers from Groton Police Department, the Department of Adult Probation and the Department of Correction Parole Division say they observed suspicious activity in a vehicle occupied by 28-year-old Sasha Ann Santiago of Norwich and
Tractor trailer crash closes Route 9 northbound in Cromwell
FILE - Connecticut State Police Cruiser (WTNH / Tina Detelj)CROMWELL, Conn. (WTNH) -Route 9northbound is closed inCromwellandMiddletownWednesday morning due to a crash involving a tractor trailer truck.TheDepartment of Transportationreports that Route 9 northbound is shut down between exits 18 and 1
Campus Notes - Avon College Students
AVON, CT — Here are some recent notable accomplishments by local college students, as provided by readMedia Newswire.
Man Breaks into Home, Impersonates Cop in Manchester: Report
MANCHESTER, CT — A man accused of invading a Manchester home while pretending to be a cop on a drug raid had his bond reduced from $250,000 to $25,000 and is now free while awaiting a July 5 court arraignment, police and judicial system records show.
Meriden woman pleads guilty to defrauding food stamp program of more than $13,000
Jenny Flores, a.k.a. Jennybett Flores, 53, of 1102 E. Main St., Apt. 20, was arrested on Sept. 28, 2017 and charged with first-degree larceny. She pleaded guilty to the charge on Tuesday in Meriden Superior Court and was sentenced to a five-year suspended prison sentence and five years probation. Sh
Windsor Locks man killed following motorcycle crash on Route 85 in Bolton
State police said 51-year-old Joel Koller, was riding his motorcycle when he collided into another car. State police said Koller’s bike wasn’t able to stop, resulting into the collision.
Truck Rollover Causing Delays on I-84 West in Plainville
Connecticut Department of TransportationInterstate 84 West is backed up after a truck carrying roof tiles rolled over near exit 33 in Plainville, according to state police.The two right lanes are blocked.No one has been injured. No additional information was immediately available.
Large Police Presence on Marion Avenue in Southington
Elyssa PratteA large police presence on Marion Avenue in Southington Tuesday.The Southington police department is warning residents to avoid part of Marion Avenue due to an active incident.Police issued a warning to avoid the area of Marion Avenue between Diana Road and Old Mill Road Tuesday night.D
Officials: Death of prison inmate during struggle was homicide
Latest Fairfield County NewsOfficials: Death of prison inmate during struggle was homicideNorwalk woman accused on stealing identity to collect unemploymentCoast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water in GreenwichDanbury car crash breaks telephone pole into piecesTeen killed in rollo
Hartford Police Cruiser Involved in Crash
NBC ConnecticutA Hartford police cruiser was involved in a crash at the intersection of Capitol Avenue and Park Place Friday.A Hartford police cruiser was involved in a crash Friday afternoon.It happened at the intersection of Capitol Avenue and Park Place.Information on injuries was not immediately
The Bristol Press - Plainville man charged in sexual assault involving young girl
Karlos Rivera, 45, of 14 East Main St., faces charges of fourth-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.