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Second Teen Arrested After Crash Kills 2 People, Including His Pregnant Wife in Shelton
A second teenager has been arrested in connection to a crash that killed his pregnant wife, the baby she was carrying and a teenager, according to police.
Man in prison for killing 2 women admits to killing 2 more
White is already serving a 50-year prison sentence for the death of Sawarie Krichindath, who was found slain in her Hartford apartment on March 16, 2013. In 1980, White was convicted of manslaughter in the beating death of Betty Robertson, also in Hartford.
Fire damages four condo units in Danbury
Four condominiums were heavily damaged in a fire that broke out around 6:30 a.m. Friday, June 22, 2018. All residents of the condominiums were able to safety escape. One firefighter was taken to Danbury... more
23-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Shot in Chest in New Haven: PD
A man has died after being shot in the chest in New Haven on Saturday afternoon.Police say they were dispatched to a house on Henry Street around 12:30 p.m. to investigate a reported assault. When officers arrived, they say they found a 23-year-old New Haven man who had been shot in the chest. First
Danbury homeless shelter zoning controvery continues
The front of Dorothy Day Hospitality House, on Spring Street in Danbury, Conn, on Friday, May 29, 2015. Neighbors raised serious concerns about the facility during a community meeting on Thursday night.
90-year-old woman missing; last seen driving on I-84
State Police have issued a Silver Alert for a 90-year-old woman on Friday, June 22, 2018. Troopers say Evelyn Sasko was last seen at 10:20 p.m. Thursday after leaving Danbury Hospital and traveling on eastbound I-84. She was driving a 2012 black Ford Taurus with a Connecticut license plate 157JAC.
Bridgeport Man Charged In Fatal Shelton Crash | Valley Independent Sentinel
Lawrence Carter, a 19-year-old from Bridgeport, surrendered to police Friday (June 22) after cops obtained a warrant charging him with two counts of first-degree manslaughter, two counts of negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, four counts of first-degree assault, and illegal racing on a highway.
1 dead, 1 seriously injured in Trumbull crash
TRUMBULL, Conn. (WTNH) - One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a crash on Route 8 inTrumbullon Thursday night.Connecticut State Policesay that at around 11:10 p.m., troopers responded to Route 8 southbound between exits 7 and 8 for a car crash with an ejection.According to polic
Second teen arrested in Shelton fatal crash
Officers say 19-year-oldLawrence Carter, ofBridgeport, turned himself in to Shelton police Friday after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Carter was charged with multiple crimes, including manslaughter, negligent homicide, and illegal racing.
Husband Charged After Crash Kills Pregnant Wife: Shelton PD
SHELTON, CT — A Bridgeport man was arrested after a fatal crash on River Road in April killed his 8-month pregnant wife along with a teen. Lawrence Carter, 19, was charged with two counts of first-degree manslaughter, two counts of negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, four counts of first-degree
Traveling Chic Boutique opens brick-and-mortar store in Brookfield Village
Bobbi Jo Beers of Traveling Chic Boutique stands in her new retail location in Brookfield Village in Brookfield, Conn., on Thursday, June 21, 2018.
Firefighters extinguish car blaze in Brookfield
It was unclear what caused the fire, but it did not appear any other cars were involved. The Sport Utility Vehicle on fire was in the entrance/exit to 14 Candlewood Lake Road, off Federal Road — the shopping plaza that houses TJ Maxx and Bed, Bath & Beyond.
Three-Alarm Townhouse Fire Spreads Quickly In Danbury
A three-alarm fire spread to four townhouse units in short time early Thursday morning in Danbury.Danbury Fire units were alerted by 911 around 6:40 a.m. Friday of a reported fire in a townhouse at 120 Triangle Street, said James Gagliardo, communication coordinator for the department.While respondi
Police Report Fatal Boating Accident on Candlewood Lake
On June 20, 2018, the Connecticut State Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police received notification from Danbury Hospital that the victim from the boating accident on Candlewood Lake in New Fairfield yesterday afternoon had died. The victim, Wanda Tirado, 38, of Waterbury was pronounced deceased
Police continue investigating fatal boating accident
Woodbury Board of Selectman awards manJune 22, 2018-LocalTowns:Woodbury CT-no commentsWOODBURY- The Board of Selectmen at a meeting last week awarded a bid to Lon Smith to repair sidewalks around the library that are cracking and damaged. Smith’s bid of $7,800 was the second lowest of three bids the
Brookfield Firefighters Extinguish Burning Car (PHOTOS)
BROOKFIELD, CT -- Firefighters responded to a report of a car on fire early Thursday evening. No injuries were reported.The Candlewood Company of the Brookfield Volunteer Fire Department received a call about 6:50 p.m. on Thursday, June 21 about a vehicle ablaze at 14 Candlewood Lake Road.When firef
Then And Now At Quassy Amusements
From Quassy:Jim and Sandy Sisti, the magic and comedy couple who are conjuring up good times for the 16th consecutive year at Quassy Amusement & Waterpark in Middlebury, Conn., pulled something historic out of their bag of tricks for the park's 2018 presentation. The Spirit Cabinet Illusion, which d
Stamford Receives CT Transit Grant For Springdale Train Station
STAMFORD, CT — A project to improve the Springdale Train Station is set to receive a state grant of nearly $2 million as part of funding under the second phase of the 2017 Responsible Growth and Transit Oriented Development Grants, announced Gov. Dannel Malloy this week.
Waterbury pulled from Watertown lake Thursday
A rescue crew works in Sylvan Lake in Watertown Thursday to locate a drowned swimmer. Aaron Johnson/ Republican-AmericanWATERTOWN — A Waterbury man drowned in Sylvan Lake Thursday afternoon, police said.Police said Isaiah Anderson, 23, was reported missing on the first day of summer, prompting rescu
Opioid Crisis Hits Home in Danbury (VIDEO)
DANBURY, CT -- The mayor's office joined with local schools, police, civic and media organizations to produce a video they hope will educate the public regarding the opioid crisis.