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State Troopers pursue vehicle after attempted arrest

TOLLAND, Conn. (WTNH) - At approximately 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, State Troopers observed a grey Infiniti traveling at a high rate of speed with no front plate and dark tinted windows while conducting traffic enforcement on I-84 Eastbound in the town of Tolland. Troopers conducted a registration check

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-18 12:38:31

New superintendent of New Haven schools to start job

In November, a brawl nearly broke out at a school board meeting after Birks was voted in as superintendent. Many parents protested, saying the school board violated its own rules and ignored input from parents by hiring her. In November, a brawl nearly broke out at a school board meeting after Birks

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-19 05:48:31

Bridgeport convenience store shooting triggers response from senators Blumenthal and Murphy

BRIDGEPORT - Earlier this month a shooting took place inside a Bridgeport convenience store. Four people suffered non-life threatening injuries. It's the latest example of gun violence in the Park City-an issue community members now have in their sights. "My grandson is I kindergarten I`m terrified

FOX61.COM - 2018-03-19 02:51:55

Downed poles, wires close portion of Beacon Falls street

A utility pole rests on a tractor-trailer on Rice Lane in Beacon Falls Monday afternoon. -BEACON HOSE BEACON FALLS - A portion of Rice Lane is closed after a tractor-trailer took down live power lines and two utility poles. The accident occurred at about 11:45 a.m. in the area of Rice Lane and Spruc

MYCITIZENSNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 17:54:57

Woman Stabs Man in the Chest: Naugatuck Police

NAUGATUCK, CT - A Naugatuck woman is accused of stabbing a man in the chest, police said. On March 17, at around 1 a.m. police responded to a domestic disturbance call between a boyfriend and girlfriend, police said. During an argument, Jennifer Boucher, 44, of Elm Street is accused of stabbing the

PATCH - 2018-03-19 13:52:18

Man Charged with Fraud at a Bank in Milford: Police

MILFORD, CT - A New Haven man is accused of fraudulently trying to cash a check in Milford, police said. On March 15, officers responded to People's United Bank, 1636 Boston Post Road, on a report of a man trying to cash a fraudulent check, police said. Investigation led to the arrest of Akeem Roac

PATCH - 2018-03-19 12:30:00

PD: 2-vehicle crash leads to car fire on Route 15, 2 lanes closed

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - Two lanes are closed after a two-vehicle crash led to a car fire on Route 15 Sunday evening. According to police, the crash took place on Route 15 Southbound between exits 54 and 53. The left and center lanes are closed at this time. Officials say no injuries have been report

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-18 22:09:49

Fire Damages North Branford Elementary School

A North Branford elementary school was damaged by a fire over the weekend. Fire broke out at the Totoket Valley Elementary School on Middletown Avenue around 10 p.m. Saturday. No injuries were reported, but the fire damaged the school's roof. North Branford Superintendent Scott Schoonmaker told NBC

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-03-18 20:56:33

Man Dead After Stabbing in East Haven

Published at 9:24 AM EDT on Mar 17, 2018 | Updated 3 hours ago East Haven police said a man was killed in a stabbing at the Foxon Woods apartment complex on Old Foxon Road. (Published Saturday, March 17, 2018) A 27-year-old man is dead and a woman has been arrested after a stabbing during a domestic


Police: Waterbury man had loaded gun, led cops on chase

Published 11:58 am, Saturday, March 17, 2018 NORWALK - A Waterbury man led cops on a foot chase to the edge of the Norwalk River in an effort to conceal a loaded handgun, police said. Norwalk officers were patrolling Main Avenue around 1 a.m. Saturday when they noticed a vehicle traveling south wi


Multiple Waterbury men facing felony murder charges

WATERBURY - Police have arrested two men in connection to the killing of a 24-year-old father who was gunned down during a robbery at a Willow Street market in August. Pedro Nieves, 26, and Joseph Frye, 36, both of Waterbury, were charged Thursday with the felony murder of David Rivera-Mateo who was


Stratford Man Wins Historic $5M Lottery Prize

The man told Lottery officials that he's "going fishing" after reeling in the first $5 million prize of its kind ever sold in Connecticut. STRATFORD, CT - Robert Nickle of Stratford couldn't help but smile Thursday afternoon as he claimed his Mega Millions $5 million prize, which was the first of it


Police: Shots fired on east side of Bridgeport

Bridgeport police have received reports of shots fired, some of which flew through a home. The incident happened on Jane Street. No injuries have been reported and police are still investigating. Bridgeport police have received reports of shots fired, some of which flew through a home. The incident

NEWS 12 - 2018-03-17 19:33:00

Man, 27, Stabbed to Death in East Haven: Report

EAST HAVEN, CT - A 27-year-old man was stabbed to death on Old Foxon Road early Saturday after being involved in a domestic dispute with a female, the New Haven Register reports. No one has been charged as of yet, and more details will be released this afternoon, the Register reports Fox 61 says th


Irish gift shop in Hamden holds soda bread competition on St. Patrick's Day

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH)-It doesn't get much more Irish than soda bread. The Lucky Ewe Irish Gift Shop in Hamden held their annual "Soda Bread Competition" on Saturday. Shoppers got the chance to come in and judge all of the breads that were made for the event. You can see some of the pictures in the vi

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-17 22:26:56

Bridgeport police: Teen hid gun under seat in car

BRIDGEPORT - A city teen faces charges after, police said, he attempted to conceal a gun during a traffic stop on the East End. Carl Davis, 19, of Beach Street in Bridgeport, was charged with carrying a pistol without a permit and interfering with a police officer. On Feb. 8, an officer on patrol in

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-03-17 21:20:08

Police Make Drug Factory Arrest During Raid on Milford Shop

Police said they made a drug factory arrest in Milford and said they found nearly 40 pounds of marijuana. Narcotics units from Milford and Stamford, along with the Bridgeport office of the Drug Enforcement Agency raided Bulldog Cartel Wholesalers on Quarry Road in Milford around 1 p.m. Wednesday whi


Police ID Southbury man found dead in woods

State police have identified the Southbury man who was found dead in a wooded area this week. According to police, the body of 64-year-old Jeffrey Bussolari was found at the Naugatuck State Forest in Oxford, near Old Litchfield Turnpike. Police are not commenting on the cause of death, but say it wa


Kicked out of restaurant, man continues to fight in the street

FAIRFIELD - A fight Sunday night outside a Miller Street restaurant ended in the arrest of Roberto Marrero, 30, of Derby. Marrero, of Smith Street, was charged with assault on a police officer, interfering with a police officer, second-degree breach of peace, and second-degree threatening. An office


Snow squalls this evening, but dry and chilly the next few days!

It was on this date, March 14th, just one year ago when Blizzard Eugene produced record snowfall in Connecticut. According to the National Weather Service, blizzard criteria were met in Waterbury between 8:40am Tuesday morning and 11:55am, then again between 1:30pm and 4:35pm. Blizzard criteria were