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State police release body cam video of officer-involved shooting in New Haven

While neither the Yale or Hamden police officers had their body cameras on on April 16, the recall function on the Hamden police officer's body camera was used to show the moments leading up to and including when Devin Eaton fired his gun. On April 16, Yale and Hamden police officers opened fire dur


Dunkin' Donuts Robbed In Hamden: Police

HAMDEN, CT — Police are asking for help with identifying a man accused of robbing a Dunkin' Donuts in Hamden on Tuesday morning. Police responded to the Dunkin' Donuts located at 1950 State St. at about 8 a.m. on the report of a robbery, according to Capt. Ronald Smith.


'There Will Be Accountability': Hamden Mayor On Investigation

HAMDEN, CT — Hamden Mayor Curt Balzano Leng has released the following statement on State Police releasing preliminary video and details into its investigation of a Hamden officer-involved shooting in New Haven last week.


Police: Man accused of having sex with dog, act caught on camera

Michigan State Police were called to a home on April 19 after the homeowners said they saw Damian Barton assaulting the dog on home security video. The dog's owner said the security video system showed Barton engaging in sex acts with her bull terrier/lab mix.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Stop & Shop union sets New Haven vote

The Farmington-based Local 919 of the United Food & Commercial Workers will meet on Thursday, April 25, to vote on a contract offer from Stop & Shop parent Ahold Delhaize that has been recommended by UFCW negotiators.


Connecticut Family Claims Student Was Expelled From Prep School For Having 'Politically Incorrect Views': Lawyer

A Connecticut family has filed a lawsuit against a college preparatory school in the state seeking monetary damages for their son, whom they alleged was expelled from the institution for holding “politically incorrect views.”


Who’s Up, Who’s Down, On New Grand List

Winstanley Enterprises will pay $815,000 less in property taxes this year for a Yale-oriented Science Park garage it owns. Winstanley will also pay $2.3 million more this year for the 100 College St. Alexion laboratory and office tower, which has begun weaning off tax deferrals.


Connecticut Police Open Fire On Unarmed Black Couple Sitting In Their Car

Protests erupted throughout several Connecticut neighborhoods Friday after police shot at an unarmed Black couple as they sat in their car. The surveillance footage reportedly shows, Hamden Police Officer Devin Eaton exit his patrol car and immediately unload his weapon into the red Honda. According


Proposal Could Keep Trump Off Connecticut Ballot in 2020

Connecticut could end up ending one of the most heated political debates in Washington, or it could end up leaving President Donald Trump off of the 2020 ballot altogether. Connecticut is one of 18 states with a proposal to mandate that anyone running for president has to disclose their federal tax


Board member, wife make $1.5 million gift to Shubert Theatre

NEW HAVEN — This week’s 2019-20 season announcement at the Shubert Theatre contained one big non-programming surprise — the gift by one of its board members and his wife of $1.5 million to help support the historic theater.


Man wanted for alleged bank robbery in Meriden

MERIDEN — Police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a Wells Fargo Bank Tuesday afternoon. Meriden Police Department said around 4:15 p.m., they responded to 43 E. Main Street, Wells Fargo Bank, for the report of a robbery.


Top 10 Girls Lacrosse Coaches Poll (April 23)

Stability is the word for the Top 10 Girls Lacrosse Coaches poll in week three, as the teams remained the same with a few moves up or down one spot. The Darien Blue Wave (6-0) and New Canaan Rams (6-1) retained the top two positions for the third consecutive week, while another FCIAC team, the Wilto


18-Year-Old Dies After Being Shot By Officer, CT State Police Says

An 18-year-old who was shot and killed in an officer-involved incident after allegedly crashing into a police cruiser and then driving toward an officer has died. Anthony Jose Vega Cruz, of Wethersfield, died on Monday, April 22, according to the Connecticut State Police who are investigating the in


Connecticut financial advisor arrested for manslaughter in Anguilla

ANGUILLA, Carribean (WTNH) -- On Wednesday, April 17th, The Anguillian Newspaper issued a post on Facebook that a financial advisor from Darien, Connecticut travelled to the Carribean island of Anguilla on vacation with his family had been arrested.


Teens Accused of Burning Down Shakespeare Theatre Appear in Court

Three classmates accused of burning down the Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford entered not guilty pleas in court Tuesday. This is the first time we’re seeing the Stratford teens, now that they’re facing charges as adults.


Men notice woman eating alone, invite her to join them in touching act of kindness

OXFORD, Ala. — A beautiful gesture at an Alabama restaurant has gone viral. A man named Jamario Howard posted on Facebook that he and two of his friends went to eat at a restaurant in Oxford last week when he noticed a woman sitting alone.


Police searching for alleged robbery suspect in New Haven

NEW HAVEN -- New Haven Police are looking for a man wanted for allegedly robbing a convenience store on Willow Street Monday evening. New Haven Police said the wanted suspect had a gun during the time of the robbery.


Connecticut political feud escalates into dueling urine tests

Some political feuds end with an election. This one ended with a urine test. Two local lawmakers in the Connecticut city of Bridgeport spent the last week hurling insults and accusations of drug use at each other -- before deciding to settle the matter by peeing in a cup for a drug test.


A mainstay of Connecticut’s Jewish community is closing

WEST HARTFORD – In 1988, Rivka Dvorin bought a hole-in-the-wall shop wedged tightly between two other shops on South Whitney St. in Hartford. Her first order of business: Change the shop’s name from The Israel Gift Shop to The Judaica Store. Her second order of business: transform it into a mainstay