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Cheshire town council wants state action on car burglaries

CHESHIRE, Conn. (WTNH) - Leaders in Cheshire want the state to take action on car burglaries. It's a growing trend that many police officials are blaming on teens. The Record Journal reports the Cheshire town council met with a group of lawmakers on Thursday night to brainstorm ways to stop it.


Hall boys, Bloomfield girls win State Open team titles

NEW HAVEN — Miller Anderson won the 1000 in 2:33.22 and Hall won the sprint medley relay in a meet record 3:34.06 to lead the Hall boys team to its first State Open title with 43 points. Hillhouse was second with 38 and Bloomfield was third with 36.5.


New Haven Strip Club Gets Booted

NEW HAVEN, CT — Scores strip club was ordered to vacate its premises on St. John Street by the end of March. Owners of the building had sought to evict Scores since July 2018, according to the New Haven Register. The written lease expired in March 2017.


Feds, Connecticut reach deal on identifying voters who died

HARTFORD — Federal officials say they’ve reached an agreement with Connecticut on the state’s process for identifying registered voters who have died, in an effort to prevent voter fraud.


Girls basketball: East Haven runs past Foran Lions

WALLINGFORD — Top-seeded East Haven opened up its Southern Connecticut Conference quarterfinal contest with Foran High on a 10-0 run and never looked back in a Saturday-morning matchup at Sheehan High.


Every Town Has a Story: Fun in Hamden

HAMDEN, CT (WFSB) - Every Town Has a Story heads to Hamden this week. Channel 3 got "the scoop" at an ice cream shop in Hamden that has been in town for more than three decades.


Peanuts, Cracker Jack won’t be sold at Connecticut Double-A baseball stadium, club says

The parent of a 2-year-old boy who’s allergic to peanuts was reportedly pleased by a Connecticut Double-A baseball club’s decision to stop selling the food item at its stadium.


Police Search for 2 Suspects After Chase, Crash in New Haven

Police are searching for two suspects after they fled following a chase that ended in a crash in New Haven early Saturday morning. Officers said they began to chase a suspect in a car who was wanted for shots fired near Interstate 95 in the Main Street annex area shortly after 3 a.m.


PHOTOS: North Haven Hockey Wins Second Straight Game

NORTH HAVEN, CT — The North Haven hockey team picked up its second straight win with a 2-0 victory over Division I New Fairfield / Immaculate Thursday night at Ingalls Rink in New Haven. Freshman Eli Brubacher scored both North Haven goals and goaltender Danny Godlewski had a shutout and an assist.


Man Accused of Stealing More Than 40 Phones from Waterbury Store During Armed Robbery

Waterbury Police have arrested a man who is accused of stealing more than 40 phones from a store during an armed robbery on Friday night. Officers investigated an armed robbery at the AT&T/Sprint Mobile store after two adult employees reported they were robbed by two adult males. They said one of th


Helfer Excited To Perform For Hometown Audience

If you’re planning on celebrating Valentine’s Day today, 
chances are you’ll do so with some combination of flowers, candies, and a romantic dinner. But what about music? Can’t a special song or beautiful lullaby elicit deep emotions?


Meriden police: Man charged in incident at North Broad Street motel earlier this month

MERIDEN — A West Hartford man has been charged in an incident at a North Broad Street motel earlier this month. Oscar Rodriguez, 25, of 139 Mayflower St., was arrested on Friday and charged with first-degree false statement.


Four New Haven school employees placed on leave following disciplinary incident with student

NEW HAVEN - The Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet School in New Haven has been under the microscope this week. The school's principal announced she was leaving for another job. And, four other employees, including the vice principal, were placed on administrative leave as an internal investigatio


Waterbury PD: 3 silver alerts posted for young Waterbury children

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - Waterbury Police issued 3 related silver alerts for a 7-year-old girl, a 5-year-old boy, and a 2-year-old girl from Waterbury on Saturday. Police say 7-year-old Maddison McGrath has been missing from Waterbury since Saturday. McGrath is described as a young black girl with


Woodbridge dog recovering after being attacked in own home

WOODBRIDGE, CT (WFSB) - A dog attacked inside his own home. It happened in Woodbridge, where animal control officers are not only investigating, but also helping nurse the dog back to health.


Lunarfest 2019 hits the Elm City on Saturday!

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - It's the Year of the Pig, and the city of New Haven is celebrating on Saturday with Lunar Fest!. There will be music, food, dancing and more today in the Elm City celebrating the Year of the Pig. For all of the details on how you can join in, we have with David Youtz from t


Testimoy: Mom charged with murder researched overdoses

NEW HAVEN — A computer forensics expert says the cellphone of a Connecticut mother charged with murdering her children included searches for overdoses, suicide and the effects of natural gas.


Branford's Top Cop Could Soon be North Branford's Top Cop

One of the finalists for the open police chief position in the town of North Branford is current Branford Police Chief Kevin Halloran. Halloran along with New Milford Deputy Police Chief Mark Buckley have been scheduled to interview for the North Branford position, which has been filled on an interi


Domestic Violence Service Center To Open in Downtown New Haven

Beth DeRosa was able to get out of what she says was an abusive relationship, and she is using her experience to help create the new Family Justice Center in New Haven. “I’m really humbled to bring domestic neglect and mental abuse to the table and have it be recognized,” DeRosa told NBC Connecticut


Pepe's pizza opening second location in Massachusetts

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana is spreading the pizza love by bringing its famed New Haven-style pizza to a second location outside of Connecticut. Pepe's is bringing it's famous New Haven-style pizza to a second location in Massachusetts.