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Thomaston man killed in tractor-trailer crash near Springfield

Anthony Gentile Police believe 33-year-old Anthony Gentile, of Thomaston, drove a 2014 Peterbilt tractor-trailer into the rear of a 2017 Freightliner tractor-trailer that had slowed as it approached a line-painting project a few miles south of Springfield. The Peterbilt continued northbound, strikin


3 killed, 1 injured in I-91 rollover crash in Enfield

ENFIELD - Three people were killed and the driver was injured in rollover accident on Interstate 91 on Sunday morning, state police said. According to an accident report written by Trooper Michael Falana of the Troop H barracks in Hartford, events happened this way: At about 7:15 a.m. on Sunday, Chr

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2018-01-22 16:58:00

Plainville man driver in three fatality crash

ENFIELD -A Plainville man was the driver of a car that struck a tree on Interstate 91 Sunday morning, killing three passengers in the vehicle. Christopher Vega, 20, of 48 Park St., Plainville, was behind the wheel of a 1999 Lexus driving on I-91 southbound in the area of exit 47E when the car trav

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-01-22 21:13:00

Driver of Enfield crash that left 3 passengers dead IDed as 20-year-old

ENFIELD - A 20-year-old Plainville, Connecticut man was driving the car that veered off Interstate-91 and struck a tree, killing all three passengers. Christopher A. Vega, of Park Street, Plainville, suffered what was described as "suspected minor injury" in the Sunday crash. He was taken to St. Fra

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-22 18:18:48

Connecticut State Police seeking information about deadly crash on I-91S in Enfield

ENFIELD, Conn. (WWLP) - Connecticut State Police are still looking into what led up to the one-car crash on I-91 South in Enfield on Sunday, in which three people were killed and one person was injured. According to Connecticut State Police, the car veered off the right side of the highway near Exit

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-01-22 13:59:16

5 Department of Correction Employees on Leave After Enfield Prisoner Escape

39 Submit a Complaint A surveillance camera captured the moment Jerry Mercado, an escaped Connecticut inmate, was taken into custody at a convenience store in Georgia. (Published Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018) Five Connecticut Department of Correction employees have been placed on administrative leave a

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-22 17:38:30

Suspected car burglar hit with bat in Springdale

STAMFORD-A suspected car burglar carrying a knife on Hope Street had his head slammed with a baseball bat by a resident and staggered off into the night, despite police trying to find him. Sgt. Roberty Shawinsky said police were called by a Springdale resident just after 1 a.m. Monday who said he ha

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2018-01-22 17:12:37

Thomaston man killed in 6 vehicle crash on CT, MA border identified by PD

Longmeadow, MA -- Massachusetts State Police have released the name of the tractor-trailer driver from Connecticut who was killed in a crash on Interstate 91NB in Longmeadow on Saturday morning. Anthony Gentile, 33, of Thomaston, was identified as the deceased tractor-trailer driver. Police responde

ERIENEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-21 19:55:00

Woman, 62, hit with bleach bottle outside Staten Island Mall; girl, 12, arrested

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A 62-year-old woman said a group of teen girls hit her with a full bleach bottle Sunday afternoon, when she left a salon at the Staten Island Mall. The victim, who asked not to be identified for fear of reprisal, said she left the shopping complex near JCPenney around 12:30 p.

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-22 16:00:53

Statue of Liberty reopens amid government shutdown

The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island have reopened after being closed over the weekend due to the shutdown of the federal government. The National Park Service and the State of New York struck a deal Sunday afternoon that has reopened both islands. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state would pay $65,0

NJ.COM - 2018-01-22 17:11:44

The Latest: Pence calls report on Trump affair "baseless"

JERUSALEM (AP) - The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's interview with The Associated Press (all times local): 12:02 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says reports that an adult film star had an alleged affair with President Donald Trump are "baseless allegations." Pence spoke to The Associated Pres

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-01-22 17:14:47

Mother used 11-year-daughter to shoplift at mall, cops say

A 45-year-old woman was arrested after enlisting the help of her 11-year-old daughter in an attempt to steal more than $1,200 in clothes, footwear and other goods from J.C. Penney in Woodbridge Center Mall last week, authorities said. Maria Cruz Garcia De Rodriguez, of Perth Amboy, instructed her da

NJ.COM - 2018-01-22 14:41:35

1962: Cuban Missile Crisis, more key moments in history

On October 22, 1962, U.S. President John F. Kennedy announced that the Soviet Union had begun deploying nuclear missiles to Cuba. The Cuban Missile Crisis has been called the closest the world has come to nuclear war. (Oct. 22) February: John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, is hurtled in

DAILY RECORD - 2018-01-22 15:51:10

Despite shutdown, state will keep Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island open

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Despite the federal government shutdown, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced New York State will reopen the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on Monday. The state will fully fund National Park Service personnel and costs of operations at the cost of $65,000 per day to keep the statue

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-22 15:39:50

Trooper injured when driver falls asleep, plows into parked cruiser

A State Police trooper working a construction detail suffered minor injures after his vehicle was rear-ended on Monday morning by a driver who fell asleep behind the wheel, authorities said. The woman told State Police she dozed off while driving south on routes 9 and 35 in South Amboy after workin

NJ.COM - 2018-01-22 18:30:25

Fire chief urinated, vomited on himself while driving drunk, police say

Rahway's fire chief is accused of driving while so drunk that he urinated and vomited on himself on his way home from a party. Jackson police charged William R. Young Jr., with driving while intoxicated on Nov. 11 after callers to dispatch reported he had almost hit a bus and a wall, according to a

NJ.COM - 2018-01-21 12:33:45

Spring Hill School Student Charged With Fake Bomb Threat

SPRING HILL, FL -- The controlled campus status has been lifted at Crews Lake Middle School, 15144 Shady Hills Road, after a student phoned in a bomb threat. According to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, the threat was phoned in before the start of school on Monday, Jan. 22. While it investigated,

PATCH - 2018-01-22 16:22:27

Pasco middle school on controlled campus due to threatening phone call

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - A Pasco County middle school has been placed on controlled campus after a threatening phone call was received. There is limited access to Crews Lake Middle School in Spring Hill, which was placed on controlled campus following the threatening phone call. Classes are conti

WFLA.COM - 2018-01-22 14:40:53

Pasco Detectives Shut Down Drug House In Holiday

Two men have been arrested by Pasco Sheriff's detectives after serving a search warrant at a house where they suspected drug activity. Holiday, FL - Two men have been arrested by Pasco County Sheriff's detectives after serving a search warrant at a house where they suspected drug activity was occurr

PATCH - 2018-01-22 15:50:41

Chris Wille: Living large off lottery winnings

Who wouldn't want to fall in a money pit and live the high life in a palace? Inheritance aside, the American Dream entails hard work followed by great success. The Lottery Dream requires walking into a store and purchasing a pink piece of paper with a batch of numbers. Americans recognize that the s

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-01-22 02:03:34