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Motorcyclist killed in Bloomfield crash

A motorcycle rider died in a crash in Bloomfield on Friday. According to police, it happened on Hall Boulevard, also known as Route 218, and Simsbury Road, Route 185. The road is closed. Police said the rider lost control and was thrown over a guardrail. The rider was pronounced dead at the scene. T

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-03-23 16:07:00

Hartford man charged with molesting young EH girl

A Hartford man is accused of inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl on multiple occasions last year, including at her home in East Hartford. The man, Abisai Rodriguez, 31, was charged March 6 with fourth-degree sexual assault and illegal sexual contact. His bond was set at $10,000 for that cas

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2018-03-22 15:59:00

Feds bust Mexico-to-Springfield drug trafficking ring

SPRINGFIELD -- Eight men, including four from this city, have been charged in three federal indictments with a Mexico-to-Western Massachusetts drug trafficking ring, according to the U.S. Attorney's office. The alleged conspiracy included trafficking 32 kilos of cocaine and one kilo of pure Fentanyl

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 14:19:16

New Britain man found with stolen gun, cocaine in Plainville motel

PLAINVILLE - Police arrested a New Britain man on Wednesday after he was found with more than 20 grams of cocaine and a stolen gun in a local motel. Anthony Sola, 24, was found by bail enforcement agents, as he was wanted for failing to appear in connection with five pending criminal cases. In thos

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-03-22 23:02:00

Under new deal, state will pay off Hartford's debt

Connecticut has agreed to pay off Hartford's general obligation debt - about $550 million over the next two decades or so - as part of the bailout promised to the city under the most recent state budget. The deal between Hartford leaders and the state calls for Connecticut officials to pick up the c

BONDBUYER.COM - 2018-03-23 16:06:02

Rollover Crash Closes I-91 Southbound in Enfield

ENFIELD, CT - State police have closed Interstate 91 southbound at exit 48 due to a rollover accident Friday morning. A police radio transmission at 7:15 a.m. indicated the crash was "a non-fatality." However, police said they expect the highway closure to be "a considerable length of time."

PATCH - 2018-03-23 11:13:32

Cleaning Lady Charged With Taking Expensive Watch in Glastonbury

GLASTONBURY, CT - A woman working for a cleaning service company has been charged with stealing a watch from a Glastonbury home, police said. Colleen Malone, 22, of Lebanon, was charged with third-degree larceny, which placed the value of the watch at between $2,000 and $10,000, according to state

PATCH - 2018-03-22 20:18:10

Manchester man charged with failing to register as sex offender

A man from Manchester faces two counts of failing to register as a sex offender, according to South Windsor police. Thomas Reault, 22, was arrested on a warrant Wednesday. The charges stem from Reault's failure to notify the sex offender registry unit of his address change, police said. He did not r

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-03-23 16:40:00

Ex-Springfield police officer charged with raping 8-year-old girl

SPRINGFIELD -- A former Springfield police officer is facing a rape charge after allegedly sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl. Emmanuel Rivera, 30, of Springfield, pleaded not guilty Friday to one count of rape of a child by force and was held for a bail hearing Wednesday in Springfield District


Connecticut man gets 24 years in child porn conviction

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man convicted of taking sexually explicit photos and videos of a 6-year-old girl has been sentenced to more than 24 years in federal prison. Ryan Stone, of Plainfield, was also sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Hartford to 10 years of probation upon re

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-03-23 12:07:02

12 year old arrested for threat against Springfield school

Investigators have made another arrest in connection with a school threat in Springfield. Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh said that a 12 year old girl was arrested Thursday afternoon in relation to a threat made towards the Springfield Conservatory of the Arts School. That girl is now fac

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 23:26:00

PD: Bloomfield man arrested after stabbing father in chest

Photo: Bloomfield Police Department. BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)-A son is accused of stabbing his father in the chest in Bloomfield, according to police. 35-year-old Carlos Cameron was arrested on Wednesday, and is accused of stabbing his 68-year-old father in the chest with a kitchen knife after an


Drug defendant to police: 'The stuff in that car puts me in prison for the rest of my life'

SPRINGFIELD -- Five men from Western Massachusetts have been charged in connection with a Mexican drug trafficking right that brought dozens of kilos of cocaine, heroin and pure Fentanyl to communities across the country including Greater Springfield. David Cruz, 40, of Westfield, was the first to b

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 15:43:50