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Blumenthal comments on lawsuit against VA hospital involving scalpel in patient's body

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A Connecticut lawmaker is now calling for an investigation after a scalpel was left inside the body of an Army veteran after a surgery. Glenford Turner had surgery at the VA hospital in West Haven in 2013. Nearly four years later, he went back to the VA with dizziness and

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-17 21:04:54

Police: Ansonia man charged in hit-and-run, blamed crash on brother

FAIRFIELD - An Ansonia man, who tried to blame a hit-and-run accident on his brother, was arrested on a warrant Wednesday. Adam Resnick, 26, of Root Avenue, was charged with evading responsibility after turning himself in at police headquarters. He was released after posting a $1,000 bond. According


Accident closes 2 lanes on I-95 in Milford

A three-vehicle accident has closed two northbound lanes of I-95 in Milford. The accident, reported at 1:30 p.m., has closed the left and center lanes between Exits 39B and 40. Highway cams show the accident involved a tractor-trailer trucks, a pickup and another vehicle. Northbound traffic is getti


Shelton Police: Torrington man charged with sexually assaulting teen

SHELTON - Shelton Police charged a Torrington man Tuesday with sexual assault and harassment after police said he assaulted a juvenile in March 2017, according to a news release from Shelton Police Detective Richard Bango. Christopher Galvin, 45, of Torrington, was charged with forth-degree sexual a

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-01-17 17:04:48

State has fifth lowest rate of gun deaths in U.S., report says

HARTFORD - A new analysis of firearm fatalities finds Connecticut continues to have the fifth lowest rate of gun deaths in the United States. The Violence Policy Center determined the state had 4.81 gun deaths per 100,000 people in 2016 based on newly released statistics from the National Center for


Woodbridge Resident Wins $100K Lottery Prize

WOODBRIDGE, CT - A Woodbridge resident purchased a lucky winning lottery ticket earlier this month. David Rifkin, of Woodbridge, purchased a Cash5 ticket from the Amity Mobil in New Haven on Jan. 5 and won $100,000, according to the Connecticut Lottery. Congrats to David on a great way to start the

PATCH - 2018-01-17 18:52:15

Accident closes section of Route 68

NAUGATUCK - Route 68 between Union City Road and Locust Street is closed after a one-car accident damaged two utility poles. The accident happened at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, police said. No one was seriously injured in the crash, police said. Eversource spokesman Mitch Gross said two poles were d

MYCITIZENSNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 21:07:33

New Haven Man Passed $2K Counterfeit Check In Hamden: Police

HAMDEN, CT - A New Haven man is accused of passing a nearly $2,000 counterfeit check at a bank in Hamden, according to police. Webster Bank, located at 2855 Dixwell Avenue in Hamden, contacted police with a fraud complaint on Dec. 18, according to Capt. Ronald Smith. Smith said investigation reveale

PATCH - 2018-01-17 22:50:33

Woman faces 15 years in prison on drug charges

A 33-year-old Orangeburg woman could go to prison for 15 years if she's convicted on the six drug charges she's facing. Orangeburg Department of Public Safety officers arrested Crystal Lynn Poehmel of 1902 Gramling Road on Friday at the Dollar General at 1730 Russell St., where she was allegedly cau

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-17 05:00:00

Bond denied for man charged with attempted murder

A 36-year-old Orangeburg man remains in jail on a charge of attempted murder and possession of a weapon by a violent felon. A magistrate denied bond for Dewhite Davis of 476 Sunnyside St., who was arrested by Orangeburg Department of Public Safety officers early Monday morning. According to warrants

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-17 04:30:00

Man steals vehicle at gas station

Someone stole an Orangeburg man's vehicle from the Sunoco gas station parking lot at 1:25 p.m. on Sunday. Officers responded to the gas station, located at 1111 Boulevard St., after the man called to report that his 2011 Kia Sorento was missing. He said he had left the vehicle running and while he w

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-17 05:00:00

'Swept by flame': 110 years ago, fire changed the face of Holly Hill

Fire tore through three buildings in downtown Holly Hill last week, causing $1 million in damage. But it wasn't the first time fire scarred Holly Hill. That was just over 110 years ago. It also occurred on a Monday morning. Holly Hill's first large-scale downtown fire occurred on July 9, 1907. The l

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-18 04:00:00

Granddaughter charged in minister's death

The granddaughter of a retired minister who once served in Orangeburg County is now facing a charge in connection with his death. Her parents were previously charged. Amber Nicole Trent, 26, is facing one count of abuse or neglect of a vulnerable adult resulting in death, according to the S.C. Law E

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-18 04:30:00

Summerville Police searching for suspect in shooting, considered 'armed and dangerous'

Summerville Police are trying to locate a man facing charges of shooting another man early Sunday morning. Tevon Gathers is wanted for attempted murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, according to Summerville Police Lt. Nick Santanna. Police responded at approxi

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 20:43:03

Bond denied for man accused of shooting woman near homeless shelter in Charleston

Bond was denied for a 54-year-old man accused of shooting a woman in downtown Charleston leaving the victim with severe injuries. Walter English Pearsey was in court on Wednesday facing two charges of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Authorities say the shooting

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 02:12:11

Charleston karate teacher James Buchen granted bond from arrest on child sex abuse charges

A Charleston-area karate instructor accused of sexually abusing two former students faced a Charleston County Judge Wednesday afternoon. James Michael Buchen, 45, was granted a $300,000 surety bond after Buchen was arrested and charged Tuesday on two counts of criminal sexual conduct of a minor. B

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-01-17 18:58:25

VIDEO: Motorists blow through Lakeland red lights at alarming rate, police say

LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) - Lakeland police have noticed a lot more vehicles running red lights lately. To highlight the problem, the agency released a video compilation of distracted drivers who were caught on traffic cameras running red lights at intersections in Lakeland. Thankfully, the agency said

WFLA.COM - 2018-01-17 21:16:10

Plant City Teen Charged After Bringing Gun To School

PLANT CITY, FL - A 15-year-old Plant City High School student has been arrested on felony charges of bringing a firearm onto school property in his backpack. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's school resource deputy at the school, the teen had been physically fighting with another studen

PATCH - 2018-01-17 18:16:41

'Mrs. Claus' of Brandon sentenced to 12 years in federal prison

A woman known in Brandon as Mrs. Claus is now in a federal prison. Yolanda Camara was featured on ABC Action News in 2016, because her home burned down near Christmas time. She was known for giving gifts to the neighborhood children. "Everybody comes here, family, friends and neighbors so it's hard

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-01-17 22:52:22

Police searching for home invasion robbery suspects in Plant City

The Plant City Police Department is searching for two suspects involved in a home invasion robbery early Monday morning. Police searching for home invasion robbery suspects in Plant CityTwo men accused of robbing home, threatening to kill victimsThree victims at home during the incident Police said

BAY NEWS 9 - 2018-01-17 18:45:00