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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

Massage Therapist Charged With Sexually Assaulting Client: Police

WEST HARTFORD, CT - An East Hartford man is accused of inappropriately touching a woman while giving her a massage at a business in West Hartford. Chiwanda Johnson, 41, turned himself in to West Hartford Police on March 23 in connection to an incident that occurred at "A Matter of Touch" in January,

PATCH - 2018-03-23 19:15:06

Wethersfield Police Quickly Find 'Dangerous' Man [Update]

WETHERSFIELD, CT Wethersfield police on Friday located quickly a suspect they termed a "dangerous" man at a local hotel. They were looking for him near the Winding Brook Turf Farm property. In a noontime Facebook post, police said the man's last known location was in a quarter-mile circle near the f

PATCH - 2018-03-23 17:23:02

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

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

Grand jury indicts Westfield woman charged with disposing of newborn baby

A Westfield woman, accused of disposing of her newborn baby, has been indicted. James Leydon, spokesperson for the Hampden County District Attorney's office, said that Shanna Sharples was indicted by a grand jury for improper disposition of a human body. The charge stems from a 2017 incident where S

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-03-24 00:49:00

Campus Notes - Granby, East Granby College Students

GRANBY-EAST GRANBY, CT - Here are some recent notable accomplishments by local college students, as provided by readMedia Newswire. Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic CTA number of civic-minded students from Eastern Connecticut State University are serving the community this spring se

PATCH - 2018-03-24 02:09:05

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

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


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

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

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

Woman injured, 3 arrested after shooting in Springfield

Three Springfield residents were arrested following a shooting on Tuesday night. Springfield Police responded to reports of a shooting on Fort Pleasant Avenue around 7:50 p.m. on Tuesday. Upon arrival, police found a female victim who was taken to Baystate with non-life threatening injuries. Officia


MGM Springfield hires Andres Gomez, 33, of Ludlow, as director of restaurants

SPRINGFIELD -- Calling it a "dream come true," Andres Gomez, of Ludlow, recently was hired as MGM Springfield's director of restaurants. At 33, Gomez already has a long history in the business. "I'm very, very excited," Gomez, who will work with some premiere chefs coming to the resort casino, said


School Day Hours Altered in Hartford

HARTFORD, CT - A pending snowstorm has prompted Hartford school officials to follow the early dismissal schedule on Wednesday, March 21. A winter storm warning is in effect for all of Connecticut from 8 a.m. Wednesday to 8 a.m. Thursday, with heavy snow anticipated, according to the National Weather


Police Seeking Suspect in Waterbury Murder

Police have arrested two suspects in the murder of a 24-year-old man in Waterbury in August and said they have warrants for two others, including one who remains at large. The arrests are for suspects in the murder of David Rivera-Mateo. Officers found him when they responded to 170 Willow St., at 1