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New Haven man facing forgery charge in Hamden

HAMDEN - A man accused of passing a $1,987 counterfeit check has been arrested, police said. Jose Cordero, 42, of Salem Street, New Haven, was charged with third-degree forgery and fourth-degree larceny Thursday. He was held in lieu of $10,000 bail and issued a court date of Jan. 29, Hamden police s

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-01-15 16:36:58

Murder Arrest Made In New Haven

NEW HAVEN, CT - A convicted felon was arrested after a murder on Whalley Avenue Friday. Joshua James Council, 31, of New Haven had shot and killed Kenneth Cooper near the Exxon Gas Station, said Officer David Hartman, police spokesman. Police arrested Council after witness interviews and other evide

PATCH - 2018-01-15 02:23:01

'Sugar daddy' dating website claims increase in Connecticut students

NEW HAVEN - Connecticut students have some of the highest student debt in the nation - fourth highest overall, with the average 2016 state graduate owing $32,326, according to student loan refinancing website LendEDU - but some students and grads are apparently getting creative. The website SeekingA

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-01-15 15:14:54

New Haven man arrested in Hamden burglaries, assault

Ernest Snow (Hamden Police) HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH)- A New Haven man was arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman during a burglary in Hamden on Friday night. Police say at around 10 p.m., officers responded to a three story residence on Walden Street for a burglary in progress. An investigation rev

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-15 18:43:54

PD: New Haven man arrested for fraud after passing counterfeit check

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A New Haven man is facing charges after police say he passed a counterfeit check at a Hamden bank. According to police, 42-year-old Jose Cordero entered Webster Bank at 2855 Dixwell Avenue and passed a counterfeit check in the amount of $1,987. After the court approved an arre

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-15 19:55:54

Bysiewicz Gets 1st Endorsement For Governor

Susan Bysiewicz hasn't yet announced that she's running for governor, but she has already picked up her first endorsement. Well, tentative endorsement. The endorsement came Monday from Democratic State Rep. Josh Elliott of Hamden, one of the most outspoken left-leaning legislators in Hartford. Ellio

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-16 01:02:32

PD: 2 dogs attack and kill dog in front of Wallingford home

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - Wallingford police are investigating after they say a dog was attacked and killed by two other dogs in the town on Wednesday afternoon. According to police, a woman was walking her dog in front of her house on Bernadette Lane around 1:00 p.m. when a pit bull and hound fro

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-15 21:27:40

Branford Police Step Up Enforcement to Try and Stem Accidents

BRANFORD, CT - The Police Department, armed with a statewide DUI grant, has stepped up traffic enforcement in recent weeks in an effort to make Branford streets safer. Police Chief Kevin Halloran said the department utilized a $29,000 grant between the Thanksgiving and New Years' holidays to put out

PATCH - 2018-01-16 12:00:00

State & Union: Turning Back The Clock

From a new armory to a coal shortage, from NCAA hopes for the Bonnies to Marilyn Horne singing for Bill Clinton, here's a look back on the week that was 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago on this edition of Turning Back the Clock. 1918 Jan 16 - After months of discussions and queries, word was finally rec

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-16 04:13:00

Collins Public Library sets coming events

Tinkering in the Library: Saturday, Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. Different rotating activities each month. Fun for the whole family. Geared toward families with children 1-12. Stop by or call to register. Book Club: Monday, Jan. 22 at 11 a.m. We will be discussing "Bel Canto" by Ann Patchett. You can request

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Gowanda Mayor Eyes Positive Changes, Future Improvements

GOWANDA - As optimism goes up for Gowanda residents, the fiscal stress and monetary problems are going down. What once was in the top five for most stress (meaning struggling financially) in all of the governments in New York, Gowanda is dropping steadily. New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNap

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

The chairman of the Catt. County Leg. dies unexpectedly

Chairman of the Catt. County Legislature SOUTH DAYTON, NY (WIVB) The chairman of the Cattaraugus County Legislature, Paula Stockman, died unexpectedly in her sleep late Friday or early Saturday morning. Stockman, who was 64, was a Republican who served a long period as South Dayton Village Clerk.

WIVB - 2018-01-15 17:19:52

Father passes fatal crash on way to work, later discovers his son was victim

Chuck Butterfield was on his way to work at a deli wholesale warehouse early Friday morning when he could see flashing lights and an accident with a red Taurus, just like his son Jacob's car, on Southwestern Boulevard in Hamburg. He told himself it might be someone else's car, since there are "so ma


Golden Knights see chess success

The Golden Knights of Lockport finished 2017 as chess royalty. The Knights were named K-8 Team Chess Champions during the 2017 Western New York Pioneer Fall Scholastic Championship, which was held Dec. 2 at the Pioneer High School in Yorkshire, N.Y. The team, which was K-4 Team Chess Champions in 2


Paula Stockman, Cattaraugus County Legislature chairman, dies

Cattaraugus County lawmakers were shocked Saturday to learn of the death of County Legislature Chairman Paula Stockman of South Dayton. Stockman, 64, who last year became the second woman to lead the County Legislature, died in her sleep at her home late Friday or early Saturday. Majority Leader Don

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-14 18:30:00

HUD Awards $12.7 Million To WNY For Homeless

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Thursday that they have funded $12.7 million to support 34 homeless housing and service programs in Western New York. The Continuum of Care grants will provide needed housing and support services to individuals and families experiencing


Athens drops contest to Palestine

The Athens Lady Hornets had a hard time containing Palestine junior Destiny Matthews. Matthews scored a game-high 51 points Friday in a 73-49 victory over the Lady Hornets at Wildcat Gymnasium. With the loss, Athens is 12-10 overall and 0-3 in District 18-4A play. They return to action Tuesday as th


Athens opens district play with big win over Palestine

By Joe Elerson sportswriter@athensreview.com Athens coach Cliff Thompson said Friday's 89-74 victory over the Palestine Wildcats was the big game he has seen all season. It was the District 18-4A opener for both teams, and a competitive game until the second half of play. "We shot the ball well," t


Lives in Limbo: DACA in East Texas

Ricardo Rodriguez spent much of his childhood in Athens, Texas, where he signed up for band in middle school and met his future wife in high school band. His love of music took him to the University of Texas at Tyler, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Music. Last fall, he achieved his goal of be


Retirement homes take extra precautions for severe flu season

TYLER - Flu season has come, and Tyler and East Texas are some of the hardest-hit parts of the state. While most people drink liquids and get plenty of rest, or ask their doctors for professional advice, some parts of the community have to take extra precautions -- homes for senior citizens. "It's s

CBS19.TV - 2018-01-14 19:47:41