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Ellington Man Charged After Firing 34 Rounds At A Speed Limit Sign

A local man faces multiple gun charges after police said he shot 34 rounds into an Ellington speed limit sign. Alexander Czaja, 22, of Sandy Beach Road was charged Saturday with unlawful discharge of firearms, illegal carrying of a firearm under the influence of drugs and alcohol, third-degree crimi

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-19 15:35:00

Ellington Man Fired 34 Rounds At Sign While Drunk: State Police

State police say they've arrested an Ellington man after he fired nearly 40 rounds from several guns at a speed limit sign after a night of drinking. Police say that on Saturday night around 10:30 p.m., Alexander Czaja, 22, had been drinking at a friend's house when he decided to walk home. At some

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-11-19 13:58:55

PD: Man tries to steal $3,200 worth of Apple Watches from CT Wal-Mart

51-year-old Curtis Belin of Middletown and 48-year-old Debra McCain of Indian Orchard, Massachusetts were arrested after Belin tried to steal over $3200 worth of Apple Watches from a Wal-Mart in East Windsor. (Photo Courtesy of East Windsor Police PD). A man with more than 40 arrests in Connecticut

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-11-19 15:33:00

Little Angels Catholic Pre-School holds Thanksgiving Food Drive

Families from Little Angels Catholic Pre-School collected non-perishable food items to be donated to the Enfield Food Shelf to bring Thanksgiving cheer to those in need. Photo submitted: L to R: Little Angels Catholic Preschoolers Cameron McIntosh, Hannah Pryzbylski and Miles Henderson.

PATCH - 2017-11-18 21:59:11

Celebrity Helps Injured Fan; Dog Saves Family; Teen Saved

We, at Connecticut Patch, want to share some good news stories with you. We hope you will enjoy these inspiring stories involving some exceptional people and groups across the state. Most of all, we hope these stories bring a smile to your face. Have a great weekend! The singer/songwriter temporaril

PATCH - 2017-11-18 18:16:29

Wanted Suspect Sought by Enfield Police

ENFIELD, CT - Enfield police are seeking help in locating a man for whom they have a warrant charging him with 14 offenses. Jonathan Rival, 35, is described as being 5-feet-10, weighing 170 lbs., with hazel eyes. His last known address is 296 Abbe Road; however, police say they believe he is now hom

PATCH - 2017-11-19 15:17:05

Clash of Culture Leads To Failed Parish Merger in Enfield

A clash of cultures - more traditional worship vs. more contemporary worship - was the driving force behind the failure of a merger involving three Roman Catholic parishes in Enfield, making St. Martha Church the only parish to be separated from an established merger under the in the Archdiocese of

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-19 11:00:00

Two arrested in attempted East Windsor Wal-Mart theft

[Photo / East Windsor Police] EAST WINDSOR, Conn. (WTNH) - Two people were arrested on Saturday in connection to an attempted theft of Apple Watches at an East Windsor Wal-Mart. East Windsor Police were notified at approximately 6:30 AM by a Wal-Mart employee that a male had forcibly broken into t

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-19 14:12:18

Final work underway at Impellizzeri's

The transformation of 14 Public Square from a county government building to a pizza restaurant is almost complete. Over the past several months, the visionaries behind the project have worked to return the building to its original character and feel while making necessary upgrades. "An amazing amoun

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-19 07:08:25

Glendale man gets 20 years for sex offense

A Glendale man arrested charged with a sexual assault on a boy younger that 12 years of age, accepted a plea deal Friday in Hardin Circuit Court. Robert Darrell Nash, 41, arrested July 25, 2016, by Ken-tucky State Police, accepted a 20-year sentence for one count of first-degree sodomy for an offens

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-18 20:51:00

DuPlessis seeking third term in state House

With an eye toward the state pension crisis and tax reform, Jim DuPlessis is seeking a third term in the state House of Representatives. The Republican from Elizabethtown, who celebrates his 48th birthday today, filed Friday in Frankfort to run in the 25th District, the only House seat fully contain

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-19 05:30:00

Credit union recognized for top national CD rate

It's been a big month at Fort Knox Federal Credit Union. Not only is the local credit union celebrating its 67th anniversary, but it has a national ranking to embrace for having the highest paying 36-month Certificate of Deposit, according to www.bankrate.com. The CD, at 35 months at FKFCU, currentl

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-19 03:30:07

Skeeters steps down from Arts and Crafts show

For the past 27 years, San-dy Skeeters has or-ga-n-ized and run the North Pole Arts and Craft Show, but Sat-urday's event was her last. "I'm just tired," she said. "It's been 27 years, and I think we've found somebody who will take it over and continue it." Sara and David Bollin-ger, who have two ch

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-19 03:30:09

Army of bell ringers needed for kettle campaign

The Christmas shopping season wouldn't be the same without the familiar sound of Sal-vation Army bell ringers in local shopping areas. To keep that sound going, the organization needs volunteers and several of them. Capt. Chris Streck of the Sal-vation Army said to operate the 12 spots throughout th

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-19 03:30:05

ECTC looks to add agriculture technology degree program

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is looking to add a degree program for agricultural technology. The Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents has to approve the program first, but ECTC is hoping to open it in fall 2018. The agricultural tech-nology program would

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-19 03:00:04

Ray Cottrell Sr. nominated for TIME Dealer of the Year

One year after a Hardin County new car dealer received the national TIME Dealer of the Year award, a Brandenburg dealer has been named as Kentucky's honoree. Raymond H. Cottrell Sr., president of Ray's Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Brandenburg, is one of 47 state nominees for the award, which will

NEWS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-19 02:25:27

Dancer's showcase their skills in Bismarck

BISMARCK A couple hundred Bismarck residents were at Century High School today cheering on their girls. The Centahnas showcase is the main fundraiser of the year for that team. It will help pay for them to hire choreographers and pay for travel costs. It is a competition of cheer and dance teams fro

KFYR-TV - 2017-11-19 04:41:00

National Christmas tree rolls into Dickinson

It's never too early to start thinking about Christmas decorations, including picking out a tree. There aren't many places that can hold a tree that's 79 feet tall. Meet Lady Elaine, this year's National Christmas tree from Kootenai National Forest in Montana. She is a 76-year-old Engelmann Spruce

KFYR-TV - 2017-11-19 04:35:00

Minot celebrates the Festival of Trees

MINOT The holidays are the season of giving and in Minot community members are giving to a local clinic in a big way. With Thanksgiving just around the corner it's a great time to get into the Christmas spirit...and Minot's annual Festival of Trees is all about holiday cheer. "It's a good way to k

KFYR-TV - 2017-11-19 04:57:00

Winter market takes place at UTTC

Winter Market at UTTC gives local vendors a place to go once it's too cold for Bismarket, artists like Shawna Fricke. Shawna is a graduate from the Institute of American Indian Arts. She makes bead necklaces, decorated shells, and her big seller... Christmas Tree bulbs. Shawna has been selling the b

KFYR-TV - 2017-11-19 04:52:00