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Hamden Resident Wins $20K On Lottery Ticket
HAMDEN, CT — A Hamden resident recently won $20,000 while playing a scratch-off game, according to the Connecticut Lottery. Earlie Jones Jr. won $20,000 on a 20X Cash 4Th Edition scratch-off ticket that was sold at High Street Shell in East Hartford on Dec. 4.
PD: Man charged with stalking after attempting to burglarize ex-girlfriend's Hamden home
HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A man is facing charges after police said he tried to burglarize his ex-girlfriend's residence. According to Hamden police, on Dec. 2nd, units responded to Franklin Road for a report of an attempted burglary.
Arrest made in New Haven domestic assault
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A 29-year-old man was arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman at a New Haven apartment early Saturday morning. Police say that at around 3:21 a.m., officers responded to an assault at an apartment on Donna Drive where a bloodied woman met them in the building's rear stair
Hamden Police Participate In Successful Toy Drive
HAMDEN, CT — The Hamden Police Department and Hamden Youth Center received approximately $3,500 in cash/gift cards and more than 550 toys for distribution during its Toy Drive this past weekend.
Customer Hits Suspect With Purse In Attempted Restaurant Robbery
HAMDEN, CT — A customer helped stop a robbery at a restaurant by striking the suspect with her purse Friday night in Hamden. At about 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 7, Hamden Police responded to OZ Korean Kitchen, 2775 Dixwell Avenue, on the report of a robbery, according to Capt. Ronald Smith.
Police seek man after New Haven bank robbery
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Police in New Haven are looking for a man after a bank robbery in the city on Tuesday evening. According to officials, around 6:50 p.m., officers responded to the People's United Bank at 112 Amity Road.
January Calendar Of Events At The Ansonia Nature Center
Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Rd, Ansonia Ct 06401. To register for all events please call 203 736 1053. Bring a healthy start to your new year at the Nature Center. Our ranger will conduct this brisk walk while you learn a little natural history trivia along the way. FREE. Please call to regi
Man Found Guilty In Fatal New Haven Stabbing
NEW HAVEN, CT — City man Daniel Streit was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter after a fatal stabbing outside of APT Foundation in 2017. Streit stabbed Keith Wylie, 51, of New Haven to death. New Haven Police found Streit on another street and took him into custody after witnesses gave descrip
Man Grabs Woman By Hair, Neck, Pulls Her From Car: Milford PD
MILFORD, CT — A New Haven man is accused of grabbing a woman by the hair and forcibly removing her from a car, Milford Police said. On Dec. 9, police responded to a Woodmont Road motel on a report of a possible domestic violence incident, police said. Investigation led to the arrest of Troy Holtzer,
Mayor's son denies embezzling from restaurants he ran
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The son of a Connecticut mayor has pleaded not guilty to embezzling more than $80,000 from two restaurants he ran. The New Haven Register reports that Stephen Rossi, the son of West Haven Mayor Nancy Rossi, entered his pleas Tuesday to first-degree larceny, first-degree comp
Connecticut doubles number of medical marijuana dispensaries with new approvals
Nine license approvals announced Tuesday doubles the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in Connecticut while widening the geographical footprint of the fast-growing program.
Police seek woman who stole tips jar from Milford bakery
MILFORD - Police and a Milford bakery are asking the public’s help to ID a woman who stole the tips jar from the business. Scratch Bakery on Broad Street said the theft happened around 2 p.m. Sunday.
Man Broke Into Ex-Girlfriend's Home, Stalked Her: Hamden Police
HAMDEN, CT — A West Haven man is accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend's home in Hamden while she was putting up a Christmas tree with her children and later stalking her, according to police. He was also charged with violating a protective order. Hamden Police responded to a Franklin Road resi
Hamden PD: Man chokes, drags mother of his child
HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A man in Hamden is under arrest after police say an argument over a 1-year-old child turned violent. Officers were called to a home on Pinerock Avenue back in November for a report of a domestic dispute.
Bullet found in Amity HS parking lot
WOODBRIDGE - The Amity Regional School District's Superintendent sent home an email to parents Monday reporting the discovery of a bullet on the high school's property Monday morning.
Meriden Man Arrested For DUI At McDonald's Drive-Through
MERIDEN, CT - A local man faces charges after he pulled into a Wallingford McDonald's drive-through while intoxicated Saturday night, according to the Meriden Record-Journal. Erik Gonzalez, 39, was charged with driving under the influence and drinking while driving.
New Teriyaki Restaurant Opening In New Haven
NEW HAVEN, CT - The Shops at Yale: Yale University Properties is hosting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 1:30 pm to welcome Yamasaki Teriyaki to New Haven. The ceremony will take place at 9 Dixwell Avenue and is open to the public. Please feel free to invite others in our
Today's Dish: Sally's Apizza Thanks New Haven!
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - You don't want to miss this Sally's Apizza is giving away free pizzas to New Haven employees. Sally's says they appreciate all of the hard work city employees, nurses, doctors, police and firefighters do everyday for the city.
Hamden Man Will Return To Federal Prison For Violations: Feds
HAMDEN, CT — A Hamden man will return to return to federal prison for violating terms of his supervised release, authorities announced. James Dickerson, also known as "Jim Jim," 35, was sentenced this week to 21 months in prison for the violations, U.S. States Attorney for Connecticut John H. Durham
Bethel Resident ID'd As Woman Found Shot, Killed On Shore In Bridgeport
A 25-year-old woman who was found shot in the head on the shore of Bridgeport has been identified. Emily Todd of Bethel was fatally shot on Seaview Avenue/ Newfield Avenue adjacent to the boat launch ramp on Sunday, said Terron Jones, spokesman for the Bridgeport Police Department.