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Police Seeking Suspect in Waterbury Murder

Police have arrested two suspects in the murder of a 24-year-old man in Waterbury in August and said they have warrants for two others, including one who remains at large. The arrests are for suspects in the murder of David Rivera-Mateo. Officers found him when they responded to 170 Willow St., at 1

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-03-20 13:27:32

Bridgeport Man Charged for Fighting Inside Milford McDonald's: PD

MILFORD, CT - Two men including a McDonald's employee, have been arrested for being involved in a fight inside McDonald's at 439 Bridgeport Avenue on Monday, Milford Police said. Police said they responded to a fight inside the building and it led to the arrest of Jesus Martinez, 20, of Marina Vill

PATCH - 2018-03-20 14:24:01

Multiple streets closed in downtown New Haven as fire department investigates gas odor

NEW HAVEN - The odor of natural gas prompted a large scale evacuation downtown and police closed down multiple streets to vehicles and pedestrians as the fire department investigates. The odor was reported at about 10 a.m. at 300 George St. and between 400 to 500 people were evacuated from the build

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-03-20 11:08:30

18-year-old Ansonia resident charged with prostitution

ANSONIA, Conn, (WTNH) - An 18-year-old from Ansonia is facing prostitution charges. Officials say Ashley Tucker was charged with prostitution and arrested by the Ansonia Police Department on Monday. According to officials, Tucker's arrest was the completion of an investigation by the Ansonia Police

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-19 23:15:17

Trial begins for convicted murderer in another New Haven shooting

Updated 7:05 pm, Monday, March 19, 2018 NEW HAVEN - A state's witness in Jermaine Harris' first-degree assault trial Monday testified he saw Harris pull out a gun and that gunfire erupted about five seconds later. "He (Harris) said to me, 'Get out of the way,'" the witness testified. "I heard the

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-03-19 19:05:42

New Haven Man Sentenced in Cop Assault Case: Report

A New Haven man who had been arrested last October for assaulting a police officer has been sentenced to 18 months in jail. NEW HAVEN, CT - A New Haven man who pleaded guilty to assaulting an East Haven Police officer last August has been sentenced to 18 months behind bars, the New Haven Register re

PATCH - 2018-03-19 21:08:45

Ansonia PD arrest same teen seven times in past three weeks

ANSONIA-Police have learned a lot about a local teen in the past three weeks. After all they've arrested Ashley Tucker, 18, of Beverly Drive, seven times on 15 charges involving prostitution, drugs and larceny. Now Tucker is being detained on $19,000 in bonds pending an April 16 appearance in Derby

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 17:02:53

NWS posts winter storm warning; doubles snow totals

The fourth nor'easter this month is taking aim at Connecticut with more than a foot of snow and gusty winds. The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning from midnight to 8 a.m. Thursday. In its warning for Fairfield, New Haven and Middlesex counties, the NWS says "Heavy mixed wint

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-03-20 07:59:45

Waterbury man accused of illegally collecting unemployment benefits

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH)-A Waterbury man is under arrest, accused of illegally collecting thousands in unemployment benefits while in prison. 35-year-old Donald Dyer is being charged with illegally collecting almost $11,000 in unemployment compensation. Investigators said he allegedly did this while


Police Make Drug Factory Arrest During Raid on Milford Shop

Police said they made a drug factory arrest in Milford and said they found nearly 40 pounds of marijuana. Narcotics units from Milford and Stamford, along with the Bridgeport office of the Drug Enforcement Agency raided Bulldog Cartel Wholesalers on Quarry Road in Milford around 1 p.m. Wednesday whi


Dealer sentenced in OD death of borough man

Rodney Coriano WATERBURY - A drug dealer who sold a lethal dose of crack cocaine to a Naugatuck father will spend seven years in prison after he pleaded guilty Monday to his role in the man's homicide. Rodney Coriano, 29, of Ansonia, pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and sale of illega


Man Shot Several Times Outside Bar In Hamden: Police

HAMDEN, CT - A man was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after being shot several times while standing in front of a bar on Dixwell Avenue late Tuesday night, according to police. Hamden Police responded to the area of Dixwell Avenue and Collins Street at about 12 a.m. on March 14 on t


Bomb threat evacuates Bridgeport health center

BRIDGEPORT - A bomb threat has led to the evacuation of an East Main Street health care clinic late Thursday morning. Police have requested a bomb squad come to the scene at 982 East Main St., the location of the Bridgeport Community Health Center. An officer at the scene said someone had called in


Body Cam Question: Who's Playing Gotcha?

Hartford - New Haven State Sen. Gary Winfield had some clean-up business to attend to in a law he authored enabling cops to wear body cameras. The state's top prosecutor wasn't having it - and the two ended up sparring about whether cops deserve special rights to check their story before offering s


State Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Illegally Distributing Steroids

A correctional officer with the Connecticut Department of Correction has pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute anabolic steroids, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office, and officials said he sold some of them to coworkers. The Statewide Narcotics Task Force West searched the Hamde