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Lawsuit Filed After Pregnant Woman Killed In Crash

SHELTON, CT — The mother of a woman killed in a Shelton crash is suing her son-in-law and the man he was allegedly racing, according to a lawsuit.

PATCH - 2018-10-23 19:27:10

Meriden Manufacturer Plans Major Expansion In Cheshire (2)

Accel International Holdings, with headquarters at 508 Colony Street in Meriden a manufacturer of “high performance” metallic and fiber conductors for the aerospace and electronics industries, has purchased the former site ofAlexion Pharmaceuticalsat 350 Knotter Drive in Cheshire for $4.77 million.

CONNTACT.COM - 2018-10-23 15:57:15

Car crashes into home in New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A car crashed into a home in New Haven on Tuesday morning. The New Haven Fire Department tweeted that fire crews and police are on the scene of a home at Sherman Avenue and Edgewood Avenue with a photo of a mini-van that crashed into the house.

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-23 15:27:06

Fire crews on scene of explosion in New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Fire crews are responding to an explosion in New Haven on Tuesday morning. The Fire Department says that crews are on scene at a scrap metal yard at 808 Washington Avenue for a fire and an explosion. Firefighters say there is a fire in a piece of equipment. It's unclear

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-23 12:58:12

Connecticut man convicted of fatally stabbing girlfriend

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man has been convicted offatally stabbinghis girlfriend, injuring her best friend and then fleeing the state with his 6-year-old daughter.

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-23 12:48:04

Powerball ticket sold in Prospect worth $1 million

(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)Latest Connecticut NewsNHTSA: Most drunk driving crashes occur Halloween nightPolice: 14-year-old boy steals MaseratiMan accused by aunts in grandpa killing blames 'mistress'One Connecticut university ranks among nation's best in new reportMilford PD: Hamden robber connect

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-22 16:10:27

6 children dead, 12 others infected in 'severe' viral outbreak at NJ facility: Health Department

NEW JERSEY - Six pediatric patients are dead and 12 others sick due to a "severe" viral outbreak at a facility in New Jersey, the Department of Health said in a statement Tuesday. The department confirmed 18 cases of adenovirus among pediatric residents at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabili

PIX11.COM - 2018-10-23 17:50:47

Man charged with spitting on officer, paramedic in Cheshire

Michael Stagis, 31, of 135 Redstone Hill, Plainville, was charged Monday with assault on an officer, interfering with police, and breach of peace.

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2018-10-23 16:33:00

Firefighters respond to reported explosion in New Haven

NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) - What was first reported as an explosion in New Haven prompted a response from the city's fire department.It happened at 808 Washington Ave. on Tuesday morning.However, firefighters later reported that there was fire in a piece of equipment.There's no word on what sparked the i

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-10-23 13:00:00

Get In The Halloween Spirit With Some Spooky Exercise | The Cheshire Herald

On Thursday, Oct. 25, join Horizon Personal Training for a Boo-T Camp Training Family Fun Event. This Halloween-themed spooktacular event will include small group training, a silent raffle, as well as tricks and treats. All proceeds will go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Bootcamp for adults

CHESIRE HERALD - 2018-10-22 15:03:33

No injuries after explosion rocks New Haven scrapyard

NEW HAVEN -- Fire officials confirmed that an explosion has happened in New Haven at a scrapyard. The scrap yard is located at 808 Washington Avenue. An industrial compactor was functioning normally when it crushed a cylinder that exploded. There is no word yet as to what the cylinder may have conta

FOX61.COM - 2018-10-23 12:55:11

Recent Branford Home Sales | Local Real Estate Guide

5 recently sold homes in Branford, plus homes for sale, foreclosures, local mortgage rate comparison, housing data and nearby offerings.

PATCH - 2018-10-23 14:00:00

Man killed after boating accident on Candlewood Lake

Latest Connecticut HeadlinesPD: 4 men charged after being found with firearms inside vehicleFour men, including two convicted felons, are in police custody after being...Read More »5 mins agoFormer Branford Fire Commissioner William 'Bill' Thompson passes awayMembers of the Branford Fire Department


Cheshire to join six other towns to restore Mill River Watershed

CHESHIRE – The town is joining six other municipalities in an effort to restore the Mill River Watershed. Representatives from Cheshire, New Haven, North Haven, Hamden, Prospect, Bethany and Wallingford concluded eight months worth of work Tuesday night with the presentation of the new Mill River Wa


Million-Dollar Winner In CT As Powerball Jackpot Hits $620M

A $1 million winning Powerball ticket was sold in Connecticut along with a $50,000 winner. All told 50,900 "winning" tickets were sold in Connecticut for last night's Powerball drawing. This means that people won between $4 and $1 million.


Summer’s wet, humid weather was a perfect storm for uptick in West Nile cases

Record-high dew points, heat and rain made the summer and early fall seasons perfect for feasting mosquitoes and ticks in the state, sending the number of mosquito-borne West Nile virus cases soaring. Since June, 21 cases have been reported in Connecticut. An elderly man in the New Haven area became


PD: Man charged with attempted murder after Stratford shooting

According to officials, around 10:45 p.m., units responded to Wiklund Avenue after learning of an alleged assault and shots being fired.


One person stabbed in North Haven

North Haven police are on the scene of a stabbing at Rosewood Condominiums on Hartford Turnpike. Police say they were called to the condo complex around 7:30pm Sunday. The injured person was taken to an area hospital, according to police. Their condition is unknown. North Haven police say residen


Police arrest man on gun charges, seize drugs

Suboxone, fentanyl, and cash seized by Hartford Police, October 21, 2018 (Hartford Police Dept.) Suboxone, fentanyl, and cash seized by Hartford Police, October 21, 2018 (Hartford Police Dept.) HARTFORD - Hartford Police arrested a man for carrying an illegal gun, and in the process, took powerful d


CHS Club Seeks To Connect "Two Different Worlds" | The Cheshire Herald

A multi-sport athlete at Cheshire High School who participates in other extra curricular activities, Mann has many times found herself wanting to join civic-minded groups at her school, but just couldn’t carve out the time.