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Connecticut man gets 90 years for botched robbery killing
Authorities say the 25-year-old Griffin wanted to rob someone on the night of Oct. 14, 2013, so he set Bradley up under the guise of a drug deal in New Haven. Griffin shot the 36-year-old Bradley twice in the back with a rifle after demanding the victim give him everything.
PD: 1 shot, injured in New Haven
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Robber Punches Man, 65, In Head, Steals Wallet: Hamden Police
The victim, a 65-year-old West Haven resident, was sitting inside of his parked car when the suspect opened the door and punched the victim in the head, according to Capt. Ronald Smith. The suspect then grabbed the victim's wallet and fled on foot, eastbound on Goodrich Street, Smith said. The victi
Prepare for traffic, warm weather this Memorial Day weekend
Sunday and Monday are expected to be cool and humid with temperatures in the upper 60s, the weather service said. Occasional showers are expected on both days, with a 30 percent to 40 percent chance of precipitation both days.
PD: Driver ejected in one-car crash in New Haven
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A driver was ejected during a one-car crash inNew Havenon Wednesday night, according to police.
Hamden PD: Man punched, robbed while sitting in car
According to police, the suspect opened the victim's door and punched the victim in the head, before grabbing his wallet. He then fled on foot eastbound on Goodrich Street.
Driver Fleeing West Haven Crash Arrested After Chase on I-95: Police
What started as an accident in a parking lot in West Haven ended with someone being arrested after a police chase on Interstate 95, according to police.Police were dispatched to the scene and one an officer who jumped out of the way of a fleeing car suffered minor injuries, according to police.Offic
Father and son stop attempted robbery at a Waterbury restaurant
Latest New Haven County NewsHamden American Job Center offering employment and training workshops in JuneAmistad Academy senior chooses Harvard after being accepted to four Ivy schoolsFather and son stop attempted robbery at a Waterbury restaurantNew Haven offering variety of fun summer events for r
Orange Woman Operated Drug Factory: Police
ORANGE, CT — An Orange woman has been charged with several drug offenses including operating a drug factory, police said.
Orange PD: Hamden man charged in car burglary case
Isa J. Hyatt, 21, of Hamden, was charged with third-degree burglary, simple trespass and criminal attempt at third-degree larceny.
Waterbury Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash in Bethany
State troopers responded to Litchfield Turnpike and Hatfield Road in Bethany at 9:25 p.m. after reports of a serious motorcycle crash and said Adam Corcoran, 36, of Waterbury, suffered serious injuries.
Judge sentences New Haven man to 90 years for 2013 murder
“How can one summarize 36 years of life, love, joy, shared laughter, hugs, tears and ‘I love you, Mom and Dad, thanks for all you do?’” Vincent Steele wrote in a four-page statement he read aloud during Griffin’s sentencing hearing.
Man Tries To Steal Car, Homeowner Startles Him: Orange PD
ORANGE, CT — Police say a Hamden man is accused of trying to steal a car but the homeowner startled him and a police K-9 was able to help track him down, police said.
Bridgeport-based People’s United strikes $10 million deal with Quinnipiac University
Jeff Tengel, president of People’s United Bank, talks about the Bridgeport-based financial institution’s commitment to women and business. People’s United announced a $5 million deal Thursday with Quinnipiac University that will benefit a program at the school designed to help women in business.Medi
Hamden girl, 14, subject of Silver Alert
HAMDEN ─ A 14-year-old girl from Hamden has been reported missing.Ginaris Verdejo is a black female with black hair and brown eyes. She stands 5-foot-2 and weighs about 110 pounds.Neither a photo nor a clothing description were provided by police.Anyone with information regarding Ginaris' whereabout
4 Hamden High School students hospitalized due to tainted cookies
HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) - FourHamdenHigh School students were hospitalized after eatingcookieslaced with a substance on Monday.A spokesman forYale New Haven Hospitalconfirms to News 8 that four students were admitted to the hospital after ingesting what was described as a "foreign substance in some coo
Hartford Man Found Guilty of Sex Trafficking Minors
Toney Kelsey, 26, also known as "Blaze," was convicted by a federal jury after a week-long trial before Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall, according to John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut.
Police firing range finally leaving New Haven neighborhood
It's a controversy News 8 has been covering for years. The New Haven police shooting range planted deep in the heart of Newhallville within earshot of several schools, a park and hundreds of homes.
Accident closes lane of I-95 South in New Haven
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New Haven's 2018 Freddy Fixer Parade, Festival rescheduled
The parade will now be held on Sunday, June 3 at 12 noon, while the festival will take place on Saturday, June 9 at 11:00 a.m. on the New Haven Green.