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Man Charged in Case of Dead, Pregnant Cat

MANCHESTER, CT ― A man has been charged in the case of a pregnant cat that was found dead in the basement of a Hartford Road home he left in December, authorities said.Edward Braga, 28, was charged with two counts of cruelty to animals, records show. He is schedule to appear in court on Aug. 28, acc

PATCH - 2018-08-13 20:41:36

16-Year-Old Boy Shot in Hartford

When officers arrived on Bond Street, they found a 16-year-old boy suffering from a single gunshot wound to his left shoulder. The boy was transported to Connecticut Children's Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-08-13 12:22:22

$15k Seized From Hartford Heroin Dealer

Richard Rivera, 35, of Hartford obtained heroin from Franklyn Caraballo-Almonte at Katty Grocery, according to the U.S. Attorney District of Connecticut office. An undercover agent bought heroin from Rivera in December 2016 and January 2017.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 20:36:13

Bear Walks Into Bristol Liquor Store

The bear can be seen wandering through the parking lot at Crazy Bruce's Discount Liquor on Farmington Avenue before making its way to the sidewalk. An employee said the automatic door, operated by motion sensors, opened for the bear, which walked inside the vestibule.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-08-13 20:17:00

Teen Shot In Hartford Over Weekend

A citizen called to say her cousin was shot on Bond Street, according to the Hartford Courant. He was shot in the left shoulder and wasn't cooperative with police.To sign up for free Greater Hartford news alerts and more, click here.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 14:29:49

Armed Robbery Suspect Sought By West Hartford Police

WEST HARTFORD, CT — The West Hartford Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for Luis Rodriguez, 44, for the armed robbery of the Sam's Food Store, located at 1149 New Britain Avenue, on Aug. 6.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 01:08:44

Police: South Windsor teen arrested for arson after settting town property on fire

SOUTH WINDSOR — Police say they’ve arrested and charged Benjamin Saxton, 18, of South Windsor, with arson.

FOX61.COM - 2018-08-13 11:46:32

$60k Home For Sale In Hartford

HARTFORD, CT -- This 966-square foot home is for sale in Hartford at a list price of $60,000.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 19:40:31

Police investigation closes a West Hartford road

WEST HARTFORD — A fire truck was seen blocking the entrance to Shepard Avenue in West Hartford early Monday morning.Police haven’t provided many details, but there is an investigation happening. An ambulance was also called to the road. Shepard Avenue is located across from Westfarms Mall.This is a

FOX61.COM - 2018-08-13 09:17:08

Police: Meriden man threatened to kill woman, found with stolen gun

Brett Banks, 39, of 94 Summer St., was arrested on Sunday and charged with criminal possession of a firearm, stealing a firearm, interfering with police, violation of a standing criminal protective order, first-degree unlawful restraint, first-degree threatening, risk to injury to a child, violation

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2018-08-13 15:56:00

Guns Seized, Man In Custody After Standoff: West Hartford Police

WEST HARTFORD, CT — Several guns were seized from a West Hartford home after a suicidal man was taken into custody following a standoff situation with police early Monday morning on Shepard Road. Police responded to a Shepard Road home at about 4:10 a.m. for a suicidal person who was armed with a kn

PATCH - 2018-08-13 16:44:38

Farmington Firefighter Returning After Service in Colorado

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection assembled the 20-twenty member crew that consisted of two DEEP employees, 16 private-sector firefighters and two firefighters from New Hampshire. The firefighters left Connecticut on July 27, and have been working in Colorado on the B

PATCH - 2018-08-13 17:29:15

PD: Man with active warrant arrested in Hartford after operating stolen vehicle

Latest Hartford County NewsPD: Man with active warrant arrested in Hartford after operating stolen vehicleCrash leads to stolen firearm charge in HartfordAll lanes reopen after crash causes vehicle to overturn on Route 2 in East HartfordPD: 2 Hartford men facing multiple charges following traffic st

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-12 17:19:32

Multi-Car Crash Closes Route 2 in East Hartford

Connecticut DOTA multi-car crash has closed both sides of Route 2 in East Hartford on Saturday afternoon.Police said the rollover crash has closed both the eastbound and westbound sides of the highway at exit 4.At least one person is injured.It is unclear how long the highway will be closed for.


FOX61 EXCLUSIVE: Video allegedly shows Hartford cop telling group he’s a little “trigger-happy”

HARTFORD — FOX61’s Chief Investigator Brian J Foley revealed Friday morning on the FOX61 Morning News that a video posted on Facebook allegedly showed a Hartford police officer telling group of people that he’s a little “trigger-happy.”This is a developing story and we’ll have all the latest details


Man Who Recorded Cop's 'Trigger Happy' Comment Speaks

A Hartford police officer has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly was recorded telling people he was “trigger happy” and warned them not to run or fight, according to police.While an internal investigation is underway, the man who recorded that video spoke exclusively with NBC Con


New Britain Herald - Bees' Polish Heritage Night Cancelled Due to Rain

The New Britain Bees versus the Lancaster Barnstormers game and accompanying Polish Heritage Night and fireworks show originally slated for Saturday night was rained out.Brad Smith, general manager of the Bees, said that the rescheduled date hasn’t been figured out yet and that it will be announced


Police release identity of man, details in Connecticut River fatality

Gunnar Grenman, 64, was transported by Haddam Ambulance to Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, where he was pronounced dead shortly after 4 p.m. Friday, EnCon Police said in a news release Saturday.


Hartford Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Gun Charge

Law enforcement got word that Christion Mithcell, 29, wanted to sell a gun. Agents made a controlled purchase from Mitchell for $450 on Farmington Avenue in Hartford, according to the U.S. Attorney District of Connecticut.


Hartford Officer on Leave After ‘Trigger Happy’ Comment: Police

Officials from the Hartford Police Department said in a statement that they learned this morning that an officer “was evidently recorded” telling a group of people during a field interview that they would be checked for drugs and weapons and that if they tried to flee or fight, he was “a little trig