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Town of Hamden votes to ban single-use plastic bags

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Town leaders of Hamden voted in approval for the ban of single-use plastic bags on Tuesday night. Some council members say the ban will save the town money from cleaning up plastic bags and will be more environmentally friendly.


New Haven Man Arrested On Evidence of Multiple Sex Accusations

A New Haven man has been arrested after a four month-long investigation into multiple sexual assault accusations and robberies of perceived prostitutes. Navardo Lockhart, 26, was charged with first degree sexual assault, first degree robbery and unlawful restraint in the first and second degree, acc


Winter Weather Advisory Just Issued For Connecticut

Once again a nuisance winter storm is expected to cause some troubles on Connecticut's roads Wednesday afternoon and evening. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for all of Connecticut as snow, sleet, freezing rain, and rain will start falling tomorrow afternoon and thr


U.S. judge rules that Connecticut, Mashantuckets may resume 2017 lawsuit against former Interior secretary

A federal judge has ruled that Connecticut and the Mashantucket Pequot tribe may resume their 2017 lawsuit against former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke over accusations he intervened politically to block a proposed East Windsor casino.


Woman Escapes From Masked Man In Attempted Robbery: Hamden Police

HAMDEN, CT — Police are investigating an attempted armed street robbery of a 25-year-old woman late Sunday night in Hamden. The victim, a Hamden resident, told police that at about 11:45 p.m. on Feb. 17 she was walking to her vehicle after making a purchase at Krauszer's, 36 Fairview Avenue, accordi


Alert Waterbury snowplow driver helps police make arrest

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - While most people were sleeping at 6:00 a.m. Monday, Shaq Petrucci was already up doing his job in his snowplow helping to clear Waterbury streets from the snow that was coming down.


PD: Man wanted for using counterfeit money at Gap in Hamden

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Police are looking for a man who is wanted for allegedly purchasing over $100 in clothing from a Hamden store last week with counterfeit money. Police say on Monday, February 11th, officers responded to the Gap, at 2165 Dixwell Avenue, on the report of counterfeiting.


Mayor taps Rivera, Brennan for BOE

Last week, Mayor Toni Harp announced her nominations for the two vacant seats on the Board of Education — Yesenia Rivera and Liam Brennan LAW ’07. The two seats were previously occupied by Frank Redente, who resigned from his post in December, and Jamell Cotto, who served as the Board’s vice preside


CHS Varsity Ice Hockey Schedule For Wednesday

Girls (10-10-1) In the Southern Connecticut Conference South Division semifinals, Amity/North Haven/Cheshire Co-Op (third seed) plays second-seeded Hamden (13-6-1) at Louis Astorino Ice Arena in Hamden. Start time is 3:30 p.m.


New Haven police link suspect in sexual assault cases after his picture appears on victim’s replacement phone

NEW HAVEN — Photos in the cloud lead to the arrest of a suspect in one sexual assault case and then linked him to four more, according to New Haven police. Navardo Lockhart, 26, of New Haven, has been jailed in connection with two cases of sexual assault and police expect to charge him with three mo


Fake $100 Bill Used At Store In Hamden: Police

HAMDEN, CT — Police are asking for help with identifying a man accused of using a counterfeit $100 bill at the Gap in Hamden. Police said the fraudulent purchase was made on Feb. 11 at the Gap, located at 2165 Dixwell Avenue.


NVCC's Nursing Program Ranked Among Connecticut's Top Four

Pictured above: Founders Hall which was opened in 2017 houses NVCC's Allied Health programs such as nursing, radiologic technology, respiratory care, and physical therapy assistant. Photo courtesy of NVCC.


Haunted Restaurant in Connecticut Invites Ghost Hunters to Spend the Night

Over the last several years there's been some unexplained paranormal activity inside the legendary Twisted Vine Restaurant at 285 Main St. in Derby. According to an article in the NewsTimes, the restaurant is reportedly haunted according to individuals who claim to have seen flickering lights, smoke


Hamden Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

HAMDEN, CT — Here's a look at the week-ahead weather, as reported by Darksky. Snow (1–3 in.) starting in the evening. Snow (1–3 in.) in the morning. Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.


Have You Seen This Man? North Haven Police Are Looking For Him

NORTH HAVEN, CT — North Haven Police are asking for the public's assistance with identifying a man accused of stealing more than $100 worth of cigarettes from a gas station in North Haven. Police say the man entered the BP Gas Station on Washington Avenue at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 10 and asked for a cart


Tractor-trailer overturns, spills frozen fish on I-91 in North Haven

NORTH HAVEN — A tractor-trailer overturned on I-91 Northbound Monday afternoon. The crash happened at Exit 11. Officials expected that two lanes will be closed for several hours which could lead to heavy delays. State Police said the truck was hauling frozen fish, which spilled onto the side of the


Welcoming Connecticut stops for traveling Blacks found in historic Green-Book

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - The film "Green-Book" is up for 5 Oscars this Sunday. The movie's title is in reference to a travel guide used by African Americans during segregation to safely navigate the country. The "Green-Book" included a number of locations right here in Connecticut.


Investigation underway after body found along trail in Cheshire

CHESHIRE, CT (WFSB) -- Cheshire police are investigating after a body was found along the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail on Tuesday. Police said the body was found Tuesday morning around 9:30 a.m., between School House Road and West Johnson Avenue.


Parker leads Hamden Hall to FAA girls quarterfinal win; St. Luke’s next

HAMDEN — Asha Parker had 12 points and Shannon Rhone added 11 to lead the Hamden Hall girls basketball team to a 54-33 win over Holy Child in the quarterfinals of the Fairchester Athletic Association tournament.


Dad sues, says college didn’t keep his daughter safe

BRIDGEPORT — A Connecticut father has sued his daughter’s former college, saying the school failed to keep her safe. The Connecticut Post reports that Paul Lisi, of Monroe, says in the suit that his daughter was assaulted twice while attending Albertus Magnus College in New Haven.