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Waterbury man convicted of having alcohol, cocaine in system during serious Bristol crash

BRISTOL - A Waterbury man has been convicted of having alcohol and cocaine in his system when he crashed into a tree in Bristol in 2016, seriously injuring the passenger in the vehicle. Hector Gonzalez, 41, accepted a plea deal Thursday in Bristol Superior Court. He pleaded guilty to one count of s


Webster Bank Manager Sentenced for Stealing More Than $500K From Customer Accounts

A Webster Bank manager has been sentenced for stealing more than $500,000 from customer accounts. Carrie Caesar, 47, of New Britain was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison following four years of supervised release for embezzling, prosecutors said. According to court documents, Caesar was


Tractor trailer rolls over, spills grains across I-84 in Southington

DOT crews work to clear a tractor-trailer rollover crash that spilled grain across Interstate 84 in Southington (Image: Connecticut Department of Transportation) SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (WTNH)-The right and center lanes near Exit 28 eastbound on Interstate 84 in Southington have been closed due to a tr

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-19 20:57:49

Farmington man charged in Bristol shooting

BRISTOL - A Farmington man was arrested Thursday in connection with a 2016 shooting in Bristol. Thomas Damiano, 26, is facing charges of first-degree assault, unlawful discharge of a firearm and criminal possession of a firearm. The charges stem from an incident on June 11, 2016, when Plymouth res


Report: Other cities not likely to follow Hartford's financial path

Published 12:00 am, Sunday, January 21, 2018 A variety of factors have led Hartford down the path of financial hardship, but it is a route not likely to be followed by other cities in the state, according to a report by Fitch Ratings. The report, titled "Connecticut City Review: Hartford Weaknesse

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-01-21 00:00:41

Teen shot by police now facing armed robbery charges

NEW BRITAIN (AP) - A 15-year-old shot by police is facing armed robbery charges. Local media reports Caleb Tisdol's name was made public Thursday after being charged as an adult in Hartford Superior Court. He faces first-degree robbery, larceny, threatening and conspiracy charges related to an Oct.


Former Torrington man accused of sexually assaulting woman at knife point

TORRINGTON - A former city resident accused of breaking into a High Street home and sexually assaulting a woman was arraigned Thursday in Superior Court in Torrington. Monte White, 34, of the Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center in Uncasville, has been charged with first-degree aggravated sexual a

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2018-01-19 16:14:20

Torrington school officials mum on teacher's leave; file says conduct with students investigated

TORRINGTON - School officials won't say whether a Torrington High School teacher placed on leave last fall is still working for the district. English teacher Bruce Harrison was placed on paid administrative leave with pay in October while the district investigates his conduct with students, accordin

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2018-01-19 22:09:41

Driver shot in face, then crashes into tree in Santa Ana

SANTA ANA - A man was shot in the face Friday morning, Jan. 19, as he drove his pickup truck east on Edinger Avenue - causing the man to crash into a tree. The man was taken to the hospital, but is expected to survive, said Sgt. Jim Berwanger of the Santa Ana Police Department. Officers working shoo

OCREGISTER - 2018-01-19 16:32:07

Pregnant woman shot in parked car in Santa Ana

SANTA ANA - A pregnant woman was shot while sitting in a parked car Saturday night, but is expected to survive, police said. The incident occurred about 8:37 p.m. in the 1900 block of West Myrtle Street, said Santa Ana Police Sgt. Matt Wharton. "She was shot by an unknown male suspect and transporte

OCREGISTER - 2018-01-21 06:36:05

Santa Ana Councilwoman Michele Martinez announces mayoral run

Santa Ana Councilwoman Michele Martinez announced her run for mayor Friday, Jan. 19, though the period to officially file candidacy papers doesn't begin until July. The announcement pits the three-term councilwoman, who represents Ward 2 and serves as mayor pro tem, against Ward 6 Councilman Sal Tin

OCREGISTER - 2018-01-20 01:59:00

Pickup Driver Shot on Way to Work in Santa Ana

KNBC-TV A pickup driver crashed into a tree after he was shot in the face while driving in Santa Ana Friday Jan. 19, 2018. A man on his way to work was hospitalized Friday morning after he was shot in the face while driving a pickup in Santa Ana. The victim crashed his work truck head-on into a tree

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-01-19 21:40:57

Irvine women sent to prison for drugged-driving crash that killed a Costa Mesa pedestrian

SANTA ANA - A drugged driver admitted guilt Friday and was immediately sentenced to six years in prison for a collision that killed a pedestrian in Costa Mesa. Anna Marie Mcpherson, 46, of Irvine, pleaded guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and two counts of child abuse and enda

OCREGISTER - 2018-01-20 02:41:49

Man sentenced to 15 years in prison for violent Costa Mesa police chase

SANTA ANA - A 36-year-old man was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Friday for leading officers on a car chase in which he rammed two Costa Mesa police vehicles. Juan Manuel Reyes was convicted last year of two felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon, one count of felony evading, and misdemea

OCREGISTER - 2018-01-19 22:00:53

Santa Ana police looking for missing 70-year-old who walked away from house

SANTA ANA - Police are asking for the public's help in finding a 70-year-old man who speaks only Vietnamese and walked away from his house Thursday afternoon, Jan. 18. Xon Van Vu left his Santa Ana house at about 1 p.m. He typically walks to St. Barbara Catholic Church, on Euclid Street and McFadden

OCREGISTER - 2018-01-19 19:34:36

Rocket Lab's Electron rocket reaches orbit and deploys satellites

Rocket Lab's Electron rocket successfully reached orbit and deployed three satellites Saturday night Pacific time in the Huntington Beach rocket company's second test flight. The small-satellite launch company's Electron rocket carried an Earth-imaging satellite and two satellites that enable weathe

LA TIMES - 2018-01-21 02:15:00

Three people found dead in Spartanburg Co. home after violent killing

SPARTANBURG Co., S.C. (WSPA) - The Spartanburg County Sheriff's and Coroner's Offices are investigating the deaths of three people at a home near Landrum Saturday morning. According to the Spartanburg County Coroner's Office, the victims were found at a home on Landrum Mill Rd. and their deaths were

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-20 16:22:18

Authorities find 3 bodies inside South Carolina home

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the deaths of three people whose bodies were found inside a South Carolina home. Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger described the deaths as violent in nature, but provided no further details in a statement released on Saturday. The Spart

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-01-20 20:44:25

UPDATE: Coroner IDs three found dead in Landrum

Update (3:16 p.m.): Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger has identified the three people found dead Saturday morning in Landrum They are: Nathan Louis Poffenberger, 23, of Landrum Mill Road; Francis Delancey Richards, 59, of 630 Landrum Mill Road; and Fred Richards of 630 Landrum Mill Road.

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2018-01-20 16:52:13

Spartanburg convenience store robbed by masked man

A robbery took place at a convenience store in Spartanburg Thursday night and police are now seeking the man responsible. A man wearing a black ski mask and camouflage pants came into Dee-Traxx at 705 Crescent Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, according to a Spartanburg Police Department incident r

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 15:37:02