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Dead body found in Hartford Pope Park

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - Hartford Police Department confirmed a dead body was found at Park/Laurel Street at Pope Park early Monday morning. Related: Dead body found after West Haven vehicle fire Police and investigative officials are on scene currently investigating the incident. Investigation beg

WTNH.COM - 2018-11-19 12:52:08

Body found in Hartford's Pope Park

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Police are investigating the discovery of a body in Hartford. Officers confirmed that the body was found in Pope Park. Eyewitnesses reported seeing police activity in the area of Park and Laurel streets on Monday morning. Detectives on the scene called it an "untimely death" in

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-11-19 12:40:00

Shooting in Waterbury leaves two injured

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - At approximately 6:15 p.m. on Sunday evening the Waterbury Police Department responded to 1058 Bank Street for a reported shooting. Two male victims are being treated for non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to Waterbury Hospital. Waterbury P

WTNH.COM - 2018-11-19 00:38:39

Man Arrested on Gun Charges Twice Within 3 Weeks in Hartford: Police

Police said they learned that Jose Rivera-Cruz was near Bond Street, armed with a gun shortly before 5 p.m. When officers tried to initiate a motor vehicle stop for motor vehicle violations, police said Rivera-Cruz engaged them in a short vehicle and foot pursuit that ended on Columbus Boulevard.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-11-18 13:42:08

Waterbury police investigate double shooting on Bank Street

Acting Police Chief Fernando Spagnolo confirmed there were two victims victims in the shooting, which occurred at 1058 Bank St., an apartment building that abuts the intersection with Porter St. The structure is one building away from Duggan Elementary School.


Police investigate shots fired early Sunday morning in Hartford

After an initial search, the officers' canvas came back negative for suspects, injured parties, and any further evidence.

WTNH.COM - 2018-11-18 17:54:29

Minor snow storm expected Tuesday, coldest Thanksgiving ever???

Some significant changes have been made to the forecast based on the latest data. The forecast remains largely on track through Monday, with some slick spots possible tonight as flurries fall. No accumulation is expected. Things will change over to rain through the morning, giving us a chance to was

FOX61.COM - 2018-11-18 16:18:13

New Waterbury drug policy likely facing tests in arbitration, courts

WATERBURY – Under a new city drug and alcohol policy, testing positive for any amount of marijuana is a punishable offense – even if the employee has a Connecticut medical marijuana certificate. Several attorneys specializing in employment law said Waterbury’s new policy sits on the fault-line betwe


Bristol bucked statewide trend on Election Day

Debbie Gaity, left, checks in at the registrar on Election Day, Nov. 6, at Bristol Eastern High School.


Truck crashes into Plymouth building

PLYMOUTH, Conn. (WTNH) - Police in Plymouth have confirmed with News 8 that a pickup truck crashed into a building Saturday afternoon. A truck traveling down a hill on Main Street in the Terryville section of the town lost its brakes. That's when police say the vehicle crashed into the building in t

WTNH.COM - 2018-11-17 21:24:45

Crash in Hartford kills woman, injures 2 others

At approximately 11:45p Friday, Hartford police say they got called to a crash at the intersection of Main and Mather Streets. They found a Honda Accord and an Audi SUV both with significant damage. A passenger in the Honda, a 47 year-old female, was transported from the scene by ambulance to Saint


Woman Shoplifted At Stop & Shop As Cops Outside Collecting Food

EAST HAVEN, CT - While police were collecting food in the parking lot of Stop & Shop Saturday for the East Haven Food Pantry, a woman was inside shoplifting.

PATCH - 2018-11-18 21:23:24

Bristol sees 10 inches of snow from Winter Storm Zoe

BRISTOL, CT (WFSB) - Much of the state woke up Friday morning to a blanket of snow thanks to Winter Storm Zoe.Bristol was one of the towns to receive the most amount of snow at 10 inches.Channel 3's meteorologistspredicted snowfall totalsof between 5 and 10 inches of snow for most of the state.It ca


Police investigate officer-involved shooting in Hartford

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Wolcott Woman Frustrated by Collection Agency Runaround

Sandra Santorelli will tell you she pays her Eversource electric bill on time each month. But last February, she said she missed a payment and received a notice from the collection agency, Convergent.


Police blotter for the Nov. 16 edition

Jolene P. Rodriguez,43, of no certain address, was arrested on Nov. 2 and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.Kayla R. Longo,27, of 21 E. Summer St., Southington, was arrested on Nov. 4 and charged with two counts of sixth degree larce


An inside look into domestic violence in Connecticut

WTNH - Crime scene tape and flashing police lights, A domestic violence call gone bad in Hartford. Detectives say an officer had to shoot a man coming at them with a knife. Police say when they show up on the scene of a domestic violence call, it's one the most dangerous calls because of the emotion


Snowfall Alters Southington School Day Schedule

SOUTHINGTON, CT — An overnight snowfall has prompted school officials in Southington to alter Friday's schedule of classes.Schools will open on a 2-hour delay basis Friday.Snow totals ranging from five to 10 inches were reported throughout Connecticut.Photo credit: Tim JensenTo sign up for Southingt


Hartford taps Bristol DPW leader

"Walt Veselka has been a highly regarded public works director in Connecticut for more than two decades, and we are excited that he will be joining our team and serving our city in such an important position," Bronin said in a statement.


Towns scrambled to keep up with Thursday’s elusive snowstorm

WATERBURY, CT. 15 November 2018-111518 - Jason Marshall of Naugatuck, a Home Depot employee clears his car of snow before leaving for home in Waterbury on Thursday. Bill Shettle Republican-American