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2 Taken to Hospital After Head-On Crash in Hamden

Two drivers were taken to the hospital after a head-on crash in Hamden Sunday. Hamden fire officials said the crash happened in the area of 2901 State Street. Extrication was required. The condition and identities of the drivers were not immediately released. This is a developing story. Check back f

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-12-17 19:49:11

2 CSP Cruisers Involved in Crash on Route 15N in Hamden

Route 15 north is closed near the Hamden/North Haven line after a crash involving two Connecticut State Police cruisers. Multiple vehicles are involved and minor injuries have been reported. State police said the cruisers were side-swiped The highway is closed near exit 62 on the North Haven/Hamden

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-12-17 20:05:16

Police Warn Of 'Techno Thieves' In Hamden

HAMDEN, CT - Both the mayor and police chief are warning Hamden residents about a recent wave of attempted and actual thefts of motor vehicles in town. Mayor Curt Balzano Leng, in a Facebook post on Sunday night, said: "There has been an increase in theft and attempted theft in motor vehicles in are

PATCH - 2017-12-18 15:18:14

Hamden road closed after excavator hits gas line

HAMDEN - A road was closed Monday afternoon while a gas company repaired a natural gas supply line. The Hamden Fire Department tweeted that firefighters responded to 130 Leeder Hill Drive after a excavator hit a gas line. A new ACES special education campus at this location is currently being built,

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2017-12-18 13:24:20

Cold weather prompts Hamden to open warming centers

Hamden police headquarters (file). HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH)- With temperatures below freezing, the town of Hamden wants to remind people they have opened up warming centers on Monday. Some of the locations include, the Miller Memorial Library, located at 2901 Dixwell Avenue. The fire stations in Hamde

WTNH.COM - 2017-12-18 11:49:26

State Trooper injured in collision on Merritt Parkway in Hamden

- FILE - Connecticut State Police cruiser (WTNH / Noelle Gardner) HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A Connecticut State Trooper was involved in a collision on the Merritt Parkway on Sunday afternoon. Officials say the incident happened in the Northbound direction of Route 15 between Exits 61 and 62. Authorit

WTNH.COM - 2017-12-17 19:58:32

PD: Hamden officer injured after being hit by car while directing traffic

(WFSB file photo) A police officer was hit by a motor vehicle while directing traffic in Hamden on Friday afternoon. An unidentified 79-year-old Woodbridge resident hit the officer near the intersection of Mix Avenue and Benham Street around 3:30 p.m., police said. The unidentified officer "struck

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-12-16 21:28:00

Boys hockey: Hamden opens season with win over Darien

Updated 8:46 pm, Saturday, December 16, 2017 HAMDEN - Although it was the opener for both the Hamden and Darien hockey teams, both forechecks already looked to be in midseason form. The teams combined for ten goals in the inaugural game of the 2017-18 season, with Hamden coming out on top 6-4 at L

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2017-12-16 20:46:09

Batavia Downs brings over $700,000 to Monroe County and Rochester

Batavia Downs handed over two checks to Monroe County and the City of Rochester Monday, totaling $778,717. As the only municipal gaming facility in Western New York, Batavia Downs is owned by a collection of 15 counties, the City of Rochester and the City of Buffalo, under the company Western Regio

ROCHESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-12-18 18:43:48

Batavia man pleads guilty in East Main stabbing case

One of two men accused of taking part in a near-fatal knife attack against a person on East Main Street, Batavia in July, entered a guilty plea in County Court today to one count of assault in the first degree, a Class C violent felony. JW Hardy faces a sentence of up to 10 years under terms of the


Joan Walker Bissell, watercolor artist

Joan Walker Bissell, of Williamsville, a watercolor artist, died Sept. 23 in Hospice Buffalo, Cheektowaga, after a long illness. She was 89. Born in Batavia, the former Joan Adele Walker came to Williamsville with her family as a child. She attended the Academy Street School from kindergarten throug

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-12-18 19:27:00

Jason Molino accepts position of Tompkins County Administrator

Jason Molino, currently City Manager of the City of Batavia, has accepted Tompkins County's offer of employment to become that County's next County Administrator. Molino's selection is subject to formal appointment by the Tompkins County Legislature-that action scheduled for the Legislature's Dec. 1

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-12-18 19:44:01

Law and Order: Rochester man accused of assault and possessing .357 with serial number removed

Joseph J. Cavico, Jr., 49, of Albert Street, Rochester, is charged with assault 3rd, menacing 2nd, willful defacement of a weapon, and criminal possession of a weapon. Cavico is accused of striking a victim numerous times and threatening the victim with a pistol and knife. During the investigation b

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-12-18 17:44:13

Irate scofflaw denied holiday handouts, wreaks havoc in store

NIAGARA FALLS - A man known locally as "Kenny Krack" became irate after being denied holiday handouts at a 19th Street convenience store early Sunday, and began cursing at customers and upending displays. Police were called to the Coastal gas station at 5 a.m. after receiving reports of a man destro

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-12-17 20:56:33

Giant menorah carved in ice celebrates Hanukkah on Park Avenue

Douglas Fisher was driving down Park Avenue on Saturday night when he got a glimpse of a large group of people gathered around a glowing sculpture of ice, almost as tall as many of the people around it. He immediately parked his car and joined the group. There, he found a detailed menorah carved out

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-12-17 20:44:14

Author of new Emory Upton book to speak at HLOM and also GCC

The Holland Land Office Museum will host a presentation and book signing by David Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., author of "Emory Upton Misunderstood Reformer," at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 12. The museum is located at 131 W. Main St., Batavia. Admission is $5 per person, which helps support the HLOM Speaker Seri


Armed robber strikes in Tyrone with shots fired, no injuries

The O'Reilly's Auto Parts store on Tyrone Road near Ga. Highway 74 in Tyrone was hit by an armed robber on Dec. 18. No one was injured in the incident where shots were fired. Photo/Ben Nelms. There have been several recent armed robberies at Dollar General and O'Reilly Auto Parts stores in Tyrone an

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-12-18 17:36:54

2017 in review: Most-binged Netflix shows

In 2017, Netflix users around the globe consumed more than 140 million hours of Netflix per day, the streaming service announced in a news release Monday. The company identified the year's notable global trends about what users watched. It found that the biggest streaming day of the year was Jan. 1,


Fugitive charged in double murder arrested

A man wanted in connection with a double homicide earlier this year was arrested Friday morning. Joshua Routh, 21, was arrested by the FBI-led Atlanta Metro Offender's task force, along with Atlanta police. Routh, who was arrested on Mabros Industrial Parkway in Ellenwood, is charged in a double hom


Union City mayor: More light rail needed in Fulton Co.

Mayors from cities in Fulton County now have a better understanding of what they need to do, as city leaders, to bring the reality of rapid transit to their municipalities. "When it comes to rapid transit, we have got to get away from the idea of everything having to be on the north side," said Unio