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Police: Hamden man assaulted girlfriend, smashed TV

HAMDEN - A 20-year-old Hamden man was arrested after police say he assaulted his girlfriend and smashed her TV. Police responding to a Whitney Avenue residence on a report of an assault, according to a news release, found that Dion Williams, of 73 Alstrum St., had entered his girlfriend's residence,

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-03-21 00:22:31

New Details Released About East Haven Fatal Stabbing Incident

EAST HAVEN, CT - When East Haven Police arrested Cleisha Greene, 28, of Old Foxon Road, for fatally stabbing Glenton Whyte, 27, of New Haven to death early Saturday no details were given as to what occurred inside the apartment which led to the violence. However an arrest warrant affidavit provides

PATCH - 2018-03-20 15:55:18

Police Seeking Suspect in Waterbury Murder

Police have arrested two suspects in the murder of a 24-year-old man in Waterbury in August and said they have warrants for two others, including one who remains at large. The arrests are for suspects in the murder of David Rivera-Mateo. Officers found him when they responded to 170 Willow St., at 1

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-03-20 13:27:32

PD: Several firearms, ammunition seized from convicted felon in Bridgeport

Albert Lee (Photo: Bridgeport police) BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) - A convicted felon from Bridgeport is facing numerous charges after firearms and ammunition were seized from a residence in the city. According to police, on March 1, officials executed a search warrant for a home located on Lewis Str

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-21 19:27:49

New Haven Makes Decision On School For Wednesday

All New Haven Public Schools will have an early dismissal on Wednesday, March 21, officials announced. All schools will close two hours prior to the normal bell time, officials said. A nor'easter is expected to bring up to a foot of snow to the area today. The snow should be at its heaviest this aft

PATCH - 2018-03-21 10:50:58

New Haven schools find threat to be non-credible

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - The New Haven Board of Education says a threat that came to its attention on Wednesday was not credible. According to William Clark, Chief Operating Officer of the New Haven Board of Education, the board became aware of an unspecified threat. Following an investigation with

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-21 22:44:19

Suspect in Waterbury killing turns himself in

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) - A suspect in a fatal shooting in Connecticut last summer has surrendered to police. Waterbury police say 40-year-old Juan Morales turned himself in Monday morning, and was charged with murder and robbery in the August death of David Rivera-Mateo. The Republican-American repor

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-20 15:08:50

Health listings for the March 23 edition

STOP AN OPIOID OVERDOSE - NARCAN TRAINING. 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Southington Police Department, 69 Lazy Ln. Sponsored by the STEPS Coalition. Ana Gopoian, the facilitator of Southington's Hope & Support Group will present this free community event. Learn how to give someone a second chance at life.

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2018-03-21 11:00:11

Ansonia PD arrest same teen seven times in past three weeks

ANSONIA-Police have learned a lot about a local teen in the past three weeks. After all they've arrested Ashley Tucker, 18, of Beverly Drive, seven times on 15 charges involving prostitution, drugs and larceny. Now Tucker is being detained on $19,000 in bonds pending an April 16 appearance in Derby

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 17:02:53

Official: Hazardous material, not gas leak, prompts New Haven evacuations

Updated 4:27 pm, Tuesday, March 20, 2018 1 / 28 Back to Gallery NEW HAVEN - A hazardous material incident prompted a large scale evacuation downtown Tuesday and police closed multiple streets as the Fire Department and gas company investigated. The initial call came in as a reported odor of natura

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-03-20 11:08:30

Report: West Haven police sergeant suspended, under investigation for overtime allegations

- FILE - West Haven Police cruiser (WTNH / Noelle Gardner) WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A West Haven police sergeant has been suspended and is facing investigations both internally and by Connecticut State Police regarding overtime. According to the New Haven Register (http://bit.ly/2u5fHhx) Sgt. Da

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-20 15:54:41

Trial begins for convicted murderer in another New Haven shooting

Updated 7:05 pm, Monday, March 19, 2018 NEW HAVEN - A state's witness in Jermaine Harris' first-degree assault trial Monday testified he saw Harris pull out a gun and that gunfire erupted about five seconds later. "He (Harris) said to me, 'Get out of the way,'" the witness testified. "I heard the


18-year-old Ansonia resident charged with prostitution

ANSONIA, Conn, (WTNH) - An 18-year-old from Ansonia is facing prostitution charges. Officials say Ashley Tucker was charged with prostitution and arrested by the Ansonia Police Department on Monday. According to officials, Tucker's arrest was the completion of an investigation by the Ansonia Police


NWS posts winter storm warning; doubles snow totals

The fourth nor'easter this month is taking aim at Connecticut with more than a foot of snow and gusty winds. The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning from midnight to 8 a.m. Thursday. In its warning for Fairfield, New Haven and Middlesex counties, the NWS says "Heavy mixed wint

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-03-20 07:59:45

New superintendent of New Haven schools to start job

In November, a brawl nearly broke out at a school board meeting after Birks was voted in as superintendent. Many parents protested, saying the school board violated its own rules and ignored input from parents by hiring her. In November, a brawl nearly broke out at a school board meeting after Birks


New Haven Man Sentenced in Cop Assault Case: Report

A New Haven man who had been arrested last October for assaulting a police officer has been sentenced to 18 months in jail. NEW HAVEN, CT - A New Haven man who pleaded guilty to assaulting an East Haven Police officer last August has been sentenced to 18 months behind bars, the New Haven Register re


Cheshire's bid for 48 acres gets pushback

HARTFORD - The town of Cheshire's bid to secure 48 acres of state land for economic development ran into opposition Monday. The state Department of Transportation objected to a provision in a land conveyance bill that would permit the town to only pay administrative costs for the acreage located alo


Connecticut woman charged in boyfriend's stabbing death

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman is facing a manslaughter charge in the weekend stabbing death of her boyfriend. East Haven police say they responded to the couple's apartment at about 1 a.m. Saturday where they found 27-year-old Glenton Whyte suffering from a stab wound to his abdomen.


NWS posts winter storm warning; ups snow totals

The fourth nor'easter this month is taking aim at Connecticut with heavy snow with more than a foot of snow and gusty winds. The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning for all of Connecticut from midnight to 8 a.m. Thursday. In its warning for Fairfield, New Haven and Middlesex c

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 08:44:52

North Branford Students Attend School Monday After Weekend Fire

NORTH BRANFORD, CT - Despite a fire that occurred at the Totoket Valley Elementary School on Middletown Avenue late Saturday students were able to attend classes Monday, NBC Connecticut reports. The fire did cause damage to the school's roof and boiler room, NBC Connecticut reports. Repairs were ma