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State Troopers pursue vehicle after attempted arrest

TOLLAND, Conn. (WTNH) - At approximately 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, State Troopers observed a grey Infiniti traveling at a high rate of speed with no front plate and dark tinted windows while conducting traffic enforcement on I-84 Eastbound in the town of Tolland. Troopers conducted a registration check

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-18 12:38:31

Overnight fire heavily damages Hartford apartment building

Firefighters are still on the scene of a 2-alarm in hartford. The fire broke out at 67 Charlotte Street in the north end just after 2 a.m. The rear of the 6-unit apartment building was engulfed in flames and firefighters said they had to take a defensive stance because of the amount of fire and the

FOX61.COM - 2018-03-18 10:36:23

Silver Alert issued for elderly New Britain woman

(WTNH/Mark Ciesinski) NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) - A Silver Alert has been issued for an elderly woman missing from New Britain. Officials say 75-year-old Halima Mukamuligo was reported as missing on Sunday. Police describe Mukamuligo as a black woman with black hair and brown eyes. They say she st

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-18 20:08:13

2 people arrested for heroin possession after traffic stop in Ludlow

Courtesy: Ludlow Police Department LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) - Two people were arrested after police found heroin in their car during a traffic stop in Ludlow Thursday afternoon. Ludlow police say 31-year-old Carly Sarrasin is being charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute, as well a

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-03-18 10:19:25

Springfield police are investigating a double shooting overnight

The Springfield Police Department says that two people were shot during the same incident overnight on Maple Street. Detective Curran told Western Mass News it happened around 2 a.m. At least one of the shooting victims drove themselves to the hospital. Police say the man went to Baystate. It's unc

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-03-17 14:51:00

Police: Waterbury man had loaded gun, led cops on chase

Published 11:58 am, Saturday, March 17, 2018 NORWALK - A Waterbury man led cops on a foot chase to the edge of the Norwalk River in an effort to conceal a loaded handgun, police said. Norwalk officers were patrolling Main Avenue around 1 a.m. Saturday when they noticed a vehicle traveling south wi

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-17 15:57:55

Route 7 in Warren Closed Due to Fatal Crash

Route 7 (Kent Road) in Warren is closed due to a fatal crash, according to Connecticut State Police. Police said the crash happened in the area of 342 Kent Road around 6:40 a.m. At least one person was killed and another was airlifted to Hartford Hospital with serious injuries. Final Victims Removed

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-03-18 14:10:28

Smokestack from Stanley buildings in New Britain knocked down

It took about five seconds for the smokestack on Curtis Street to fall south-eastward from its location on Sunday at 7:21 a.m., as a crowd watched from West Main Street with camera phones in hand during the 20 degree weather. "I remember when the chimney was pouring out black smoke still," said Chr

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-03-18 16:30:00

PD: Man arrested for robbing 2 West Hartford restaurants after running out of gas

Phiron Noun Mann (West Hartford Police) WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- A New Britain man was arrested for allegedly robbing two West Hartford restaurants after he was found throwing an empty gas can at passing cars on Wednesday morning. Police say at around 10:21 a.m. on Tuesday, the Dunkin Donuts,


Police: Torrington man threatens to kill officer

TORRINGTON - A city man upset about his dog's condition was recently arrested and later threatened to kill an officer, according to court records. Ashton C. Pochatko, 20, of 21 Butler St., was arrested March 10 and charged with two counts of second-degree breach of peace, second-degree threatening,


SWAT team called to Bristol home after city man allegedly threatens family, police

BRISTOL - A local man was arrested Wednesday evening for allegedly threatening his family members and police officers, prompting a response from the local SWAT team. Clifford Carlson, 63, of 41 Root Ave., allegedly asked several police officers, who knocked on his front door, "Do you want to meet m


Five injured in Hartford crash

HARTFORD - Five people were injured in a three car crash Tuesday, two of them children. A three-vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of Main Street and Albany Ave in Hartford around 6:15 p.m. Five patients were taken by ambulance to local hospitals. At least two children were among the injured


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Bristol man, charged in sex assault, seeking plea bargain from judge

BRISTOL - A city man accused of having sex with an underage girl, taking advantage of her mental health issues, is hoping a judge will offer a sweeter plea deal than state prosecutors. Johnny Perez, 22, of 44 Rosemont Ave., turned down a plea deal on Wednesday in Bristol Superior Court. The offer h


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


Man Drove 124 MPH With Drugs In Car: Police

Matthew Milone is accused of driving 124 miles per hour with drugs in his car. State police say they've arrested a man who was clocked driving 124 mph in a 65 mph-zone on a Connecticut highway with drugs in his car. State police say 22-year-old Matthew Milone, of Coventry, tried to elude troopers o


Police presence outside West Hartford diner

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Police Seize Over 1,500 Marijuana Gummy Packets During Drug Investigation in South Windsor

Manchester Police Department Police say investigators seized over 1,500 packages of edible marijuana gummies that were being shipped from California to South Windsor. Police have arrested a man after seizing more than 1,500 packages of edible marijuana gummies during a drug investigation that led to


Waterbury woman charged in jewelry theft from elderly Southington couple

SOUTHINGTON - A Waterbury woman has been accused of stealing jewelry from an elderly couple when she was working in their Southington home as a health aide. Veronica Gonzalez, 39, is facing one count of second-degree larceny of a person over 60, blind or disabled person. Police allege she stole a