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Waterford man accused of sexual assault at Crystal Mall

(WTNH) - A New London man is accused groping a person at the Crystal Mall in Waterford. 33-year-old Dennis Jimenez was arrested Thursday. Police say he groped the victim in the mall parking lot last month.


Welcome to a Bird Watcher's Paradise In Clinton

CLINTON, CT -- This house located at 9 Osprey Commons South in Clinton is currently on the market for $1.185 million, according to Realtor.com. Features: Enjoy glorious sunsets and stunning views from almost every room in this like-new low maintenance home. The fabulous open floor plan includes a fi


Branford Easter Egg Hunt Canceled - Again - By Rain

BRANFORD, CT - For the second Saturday in a row rain has forced the cancellation of the annual Branford Easter Egg Hunt. As of now, there is no date set for the hunt.


10 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near Clinton

CLINTON, CT — New and exciting events are coming to the Clinton area all the time. Whether you're looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's your weekly roundup of the top big-ticket events coming u


Woman Tried to Bring a Loaded Gun Through Airport Security: State Police

A Norwich woman was arrested Friday after police say she tried to bring a loaded gun through security at Bradley International Airport. Police said 39-year-old Kandice Wainwright tried to bring a loaded pistol through a TSA security checkpoint at Bradley. She was arrested and chargd with second-degr


Clinton Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

CLINTON, CT — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flood Warning for your area, beginning Thursday at 11:48 am and ending Friday at 11:48 am. More info from the National Weather Service is available here.


Connecticut school faces lawsuit as parents say expelled student was targeted for being conservative

The parents of an expelled student are suing a Connecticut private school after they accused the school of expelling their child for being a conservative. Theodore and Sonia Mancini, parents 16-year-old Michael Mancini, said they will file the lawsuit against Cheshire Academy for breach of contract


Clinton Chamber Chair Sees Good Changes Coming

Dave Elder has been in Clinton for about 12 years and started a local business soon after. His involvement in the community has grown ever since and last month, the Clinton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors selected him as chairman. He’s taking the helm at an exciting time for the organization.


Car crashes down embankment on Route 9 in Cromwell

CROMWELL – State police, Cromwell Fire Department, and other first responders are on the scene of a crash on Route 9. The accident happened about 7:15 this morning, on the southbound side of the highway, south of exit 18 (Route 99). just north of the Arrigoni Bridge. The car appears to have gone off


Trumbull's Nichio Family Opens CrownCafe on Madison Avenue

The Nichio Family of Trumbull, who for decades operated a chain of Crown Budget Stores, recently opened CrownCafe at 2200 Madison Avenue in Bridgeport. For people familiar with Harborview Market in Black Rock or Woods End Deli in the Brooklawn neighborhoods, CrownCafe is an added welcome addition to


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Lorraine Warren, Connecticut resident and famed paranormal investigator, dies at 92

MONROE — The New England Society for Psychic Research announced Friday morning that Lorraine Warren passed away in her sleep Thursday night. She was 92 years old. Lorraine, along with her husband Ed, were Connecticut based paranormal investigators, and were associated with some of the most prominent


Silver Alert Canceled for Missing 2-Year-Old From Meriden, Conn.

A Silver Alert for a missing 2-year-old from Meriden has been canceled. Authorities issued a Silver Alert for 2-year-old Jaxon Flematti Friday. He is believed to be with his biological mother, Aimee Flematti, who was last seen driving a black 2005 Mitsubishi Galant with Connecticut plate AS11177.


Police investigate report of armed teens marauding in Waterford mall Wednesday night

Waterford police said they are investigating a disturbance this week involving a group of youths -- one of whom may have been wielding a machete -- at the Crystal Mall. No one was injured during the incident, they said.


Waterford teen spotted carrying machete through Crystal Mall

WATERFORD, CT (WFSB) -- Police in Waterford are investigating after a teen may have been spotted carrying a machete through the Crystal Mall. He was part of a group of young people that was running through the mall and fighting on Wednesday night.


CT home health aide loses job after accusation she took $22,000 from client

SHELTON — A home health aide accused of taking thousands of dollars from an elderly dementia patient has been fired from the agency that employed her. Shelton resident Jennifer Poitevien, 30, was fired by LIFETIME Care at Home in Guilford.


Farm House Just Listed In North Branford

NORTH BRANFORD, CT -- This house located at 78 Old Post Road is currently on the market for $529,900, according to Realtor.com. Address: 78 Old Post Rd, North Branford, Connecticut.


Connecticut GOP tries to harness toll opposition for fundraising

The threat of highway tolls is now a fundraising vehicle for Republicans in Connecticut. In a fundraising letter Tuesday, state GOP Chairman J.R. Romano wrote that tolls would place another burden on the state’s already over-taxed residents and businesses — and if they want to stop it, they should g


Southold Police Blotter: Mulch fire in Southold, handgun found in Mattituck

A Southold man called police around 12:49 p.m. last Tuesday to report a mulch fire in his neighbor’s backyard. Police, along with members of the local fire department, responded and extinguished the fire. The neighbor told police that the homeowner, a Southold man, frequently has fires in his backya


East Haven Firefighters Support Striking Stop & Shop Workers

EAST HAVEN, CT - As the strike against Stop & Shop enters its second week, members of the East Haven Fire Department took to the streets displaying signs to show their support for the striking workers.