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Police investigate after woman found dead at Groton hotel

- FILE - City of Groton police cruiser (WTNH / Tina Detelj) GROTON, Conn. (WTNH)- Police are investigating an untimely death after a woman was found dead at a Groton hotel on Friday morning. Police say at around 7:24 a.m., officers, fire officials and medics responded to the Ramada Inn at 156 King

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-23 17:43:46

Fire Displaces Residents Of New London Apartments: Report

NEW LONDON, CT - A fire broke out Thursday afternoon at 12 Sharaf Street that tore off the building's siding and broke some windows, the New London Day reported. Fire officials said residents of the five apartments have been displaced as a result of the incident. According to the Day, officials said

PATCH - 2018-03-23 14:17:46

Ansonia police: Mother left 2-year-old home alone

ANSONIA - A city resident was charged after, police said, she left her 2-year-old child home alone. Julie Sherman, 36, was charged with risk of injury, said police Lt. Patrick Lynch. Around 10:40 a.m. Friday, Ansonia police received a call that a small child was walking alone in the area of Sixth St

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-03-23 17:02:16

Madison Police Log - March 14th through March 20th

MADISON, CT - Two people were arrested by the Madison Police Department during the March 14th through March 20th time period. Those arrested are just charged, not convicted, at this time. Dewitt Sizer, 47, of 1215 North Road, Lot 1, Groton, charged March 14th with offering repair without a license.

PATCH - 2018-03-23 13:00:00

New Haven, Hamden nursing homes among 6 fined by state after residents injured

The state Department of Public Health has fined six nursing homes for various violations that endangered or injured residents. Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford was fined $3,900 after a resident developed a severe pressure ulcer. On June 12, 2017, a resident who suffered incontinence and was a

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-03-23 18:39:15

Officer involved in fatal shooting now fighting to keep job

MONTVILLE, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut police officer cleared of wrongdoing for fatally shooting a man during a confrontation at a hotel is now fighting for her job. Montville Officer Robin Salvatore has not returned to work since suffering injuries during the altercation in January 2017 that ended w

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-23 12:11:39

Fire breaks out at New Haven firehouse

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)-A fire broke out at a New Haven firehouse on Friday night. It happened around 6:15 p.m. at the firehouse on Whitney Avenue. ReportIt photos from News 8 viewers showed flames coming out of the second floor of the building. State police were called in to investigate how the fi

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-24 02:49:12

Student Made Comment About Bringing Gun To Wallingford School: PD

WALLINGFORD, CT - A High Roads School student is facing charges after authorities say he made threats that were alarming to witnesses, including a reported comment about bringing a gun to school and that something was going to happen at the school on Friday. According to police, Dikyree Oliver, 18,

PATCH - 2018-03-24 21:05:09

Man serving 80 years for murder acquitted in separate attack

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man already serving an 80-year sentence for a murder conviction and awaiting trial for another deadly shooting has been found not guilty of assault in a third attack. The New Haven Register reports that Jermaine Harris was acquitted Thursday in the shooting of M

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2018-03-23 17:58:26

Connecticut woman charged with welfare fraud

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman who owns real estate and expensive vehicles has been charged with obtaining more than $100,000 in welfare benefits to which she was not entitled. The Connecticut Post reports that 47-year-old Natalie Wittmer, of Shelton, was arrested Wednesday and charged wi


Wallingford Nursing Home Fined: Report

WALLINGFORD, CT - Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford was recently fined $3,900 by the state Department of Public Health in connection to an incident in which a resident developed a severe pressure ulcer, according to the Connecticut Health I-Team. Cara Rosner of the Connecticut Health I-Team re

PATCH - 2018-03-23 18:19:47

Guilford Cops Called - Again - On Newspaper Delivery. Why?

GUILFORD, CT - Last week Guilford Patch told you about cops being called when neighbors became concerned when a newspaper delivery man was continually circling a neighborhood. It turns out it was a new delivery person who wasn't familiar with the neighborhood. Well this past week cops were called ag

PATCH - 2018-03-23 11:41:28

CT Snow Totals Town-By-Town 3/21/18 Storm

In the end the snowstorm that was projected at one point to drop more than a foot of snow over the state managed to drop about half-a-foot of the hated white powder in a few spots. Many spots only got a couple of inches. Suffice to say many people across Connecticut scorned meteorologists for the in


Crews respond to fire at Norwich auto shop

(Photo: Joseph/Report-It) NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) - Crews are responding to a fire at an auto shop in Norwich on Thursday afternoon. According to the Norwich Fire Department, the two alarm fire is at Boyd's Used Auto Parts on Corning Road. Officials say that the scene is active at this time. There h


Police Seize 25 Marijuana Plants During Search: New London PD

NEW LONDON, CT - Police said a New London man was arrested Friday on drug-related charges following a search of the his apartment. Officers seized over 20 marijuana plans and more as a result of the investigation, police said. At approximately 5 a.m., narcotics officers and members of the state poli


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


Chinese Space Station Could Crash In Midwest States

A Chinese space lab known as Tiangong-1 that launched nearly seven years ago is expected to re-enter the earth's atmosphere in the coming days and nobody knows for sure where it will crash - although experts believe it will likely happen in the Midwestern United States, specifically in Illinois, Iow


Parents Take Sanctuary In Old Lyme Church To Avoid Deportation

OLD LYME, CT - Two parents, who were set to be deported to Pakistan earlier this week, have taken sanctuary in the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, according to church officials. Malik Nayeed bin Rehman and Zahida Altaf, who lived in New Britain, have a five-year-old child who is a United St

PATCH - 2018-03-22 22:37:56

Middletown man charged with sexually assaulting child

MIDDLETOWN - A Middletown man was arrested on charges that he sexually assaulted a child. Gary L Steele Sr., 51 was charged with risk of injury to child, two counts of injury or risk of injury to, or impairing morals of, children / sale of children, and first -degree sex assault intercourse with for


One person transported to hospital after roll over accident on I-91

- FILE - Middletown Police Cruiser (WTNH / Tina Detelj) MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) - Middletown police are arriving on the scene to a roll over motor vehicle accident on I-91 southbound between exits 20 and 21. According to police there are injuries but the extent of the injuries is still unknown at