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Bridgeport Man With Bench Warrants From Greenwich, State Police Arrested In Darien

A Bridgeport man with bench warrants from both Greenwich and State Police was arrested in Darien, authorities say. A Darien officer was patrolling the area of Post Road and Clubhouse Circle on Thursday, Feb. 14 around 11 a.m. The officer observed a gray sedan traveling eastbound on Post Road that ha


Shelton-Derby Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

SHELTON-DERBY, CT — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Heavy rain until afternoon and windy starting in the evening.


Shelton Man Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Possession

SHELTON, CT — Shelton man Joseph Callahan, 30, pleaded guilty to child porn possession. A plea deal calls for him to be sentenced to two years in prison followed by 10 years probation.


Derby P and Z needs more time to study latest Hops’ plans

DERBY — A rematch of land use lawyers ended in a nearly four-hour draw Tuesday night when the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission agreed to take more time to study the latest Hops Co. proposal.


PD: New Haven firefighter charged with disorderly conduct amid domestic dispute investigation

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A New Haven firefighter has been charged as a result of a domestic dispute investigation. East Haven police said 46-year-old George Browne was arrested on Wednesday.


Man accused of kneeing woman in the stomach at Milford mall

MILFORD — A West Haven man was charged Thursday after officers took him into custody on a warrant, stemming from an incident involving an alleged assault and robbery back in November.


Shelton Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs

SHELTON, CT — The school year is more than half over and there are still several available jobs the local school district is looking to fill. It's important to note, that these positions are either vacant and or mandated by the state or federal government.The school system is not adding new position


Lou: ‘Our New Connecticut Governor Needs a Nickname’

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Boys Basketball: Loss to Derby sinks Eastern’s tourney hopes

DERBY – The Bristol Eastern boys basketball squad dropped its final game of the unofficial Central Connecticut Conference/Naugatuck Valley League challenge on Saturday, Feb. 9 with a 51-31 loss to Derby on the road on.


Man Charged For Attempted Armed Robbery: Stratford Police

STRATFORD, CT — A Bridgeport man has been arrested in connection to an attempted armed robbery of a Citgo gas station in Stratford, according to police. Zachary Hobbs, 61, was arrested Thursday on a warrant for the attempted robbery that occurred Feb. 16 at the Citgo located at 605 Success Avenue, a


Derby restaurants score high on inspections

DERBY — Health Inspectors from the Naugatuck Valley Health District graded 27 of the city’s restaurants as excellent and four others as being good during checks dating back to December.


CT victims attacked because of sexual orientation react to Jussie Smollett

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - For people here in Connecticut who are part of the LGBTQ-plus community and who have been victims of violence because of it, the whole ordeal with actor Jussie Smollett has them concerned.


Road Closed Due To Serious Accident: Milford Police

MILFORD, CT — Milford police say an accident has led to a road closure this afternoon. A car has crashed into a utility pole and New Haven Avenue between Buckingham Avenue and Old Gate Lane is currently closed.


Six Bunnies Killed In Milford Fire

A noontime fire damaged an apartment building in Milford, causing the occupants to be displaced and killing six bunnies on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Fire dispatchers received a 911 call at approximately 12:05 p.m. reporting a fire in the six-unit structure located at 51 Broadway, said Milford Fire Departm


Man Tries To Steal Several Jackets By Wearing Them: Orange PD

ORANGE, CT — A West Haven man is accused of trying to steal several jackets from a store by wearing the jackets on top of one another, police said. On Feb. 19, officers monitoring the Burlington Coat Factory parking lot contacted the Loss Prevention Associate of the store to inquire on any current i


Crash in Milford causes road closure

MILFORD — A crash has a stretch of New Haven Avenue shut down to traffic Thursday afternoon, according to police. A driver crashed int a utility pole on New Haven Avenue around 1 p.m. Police said the road is shut down between Buckingham Avenue and Old Gate Lane.


Judge Sends Milford A Clear Message Over Maren Sanchez Lawsuit

MILFORD, CT — The city of Milford was once again rebuffed by a Superior Court Judge in its bid to have the lawsuit filed by Maren Sanchez's mother thrown out of court, the Connecticut Post's Ethan Fry reports.


Milford Police Blotter: February 2019

MILFORD, CT — A Milford woman is accused of striking a man inside a home, police said. On Feb. 18, police responded to a Wheelers Farms Road home on the report of a possible domestic violence incident, police said.


Man Wanted For Attempting To Use Fraudulent Gift Cards Caught After I-95 Crash

A Connecticut man took police on a chase before crashing after he attempted to use stolen gift cards in Milford. Officers from the Milford Police Department were dispatched to Town Fair Tire on Boston Post Road at approximately 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, when there was a report of a man attempting t


Teen Safe Driving Awareness Night on April 2

Juniors and seniors of lower Naugatuck Valley high schools and their parents are invited to the 10th annual Teen Safe Driving Awareness Night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby.