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Motorcyclist killed in Bloomfield crash

A motorcycle rider died in a crash in Bloomfield on Friday. According to police, it happened on Hall Boulevard, also known as Route 218, and Simsbury Road, Route 185. The road is closed. Police said the rider lost control and was thrown over a guardrail. The rider was pronounced dead at the scene. T

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-03-23 16:07:00

Hartford man charged with molesting young EH girl

A Hartford man is accused of inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl on multiple occasions last year, including at her home in East Hartford. The man, Abisai Rodriguez, 31, was charged March 6 with fourth-degree sexual assault and illegal sexual contact. His bond was set at $10,000 for that cas

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2018-03-22 15:59:00

New Britain man found with stolen gun, cocaine in Plainville motel

PLAINVILLE - Police arrested a New Britain man on Wednesday after he was found with more than 20 grams of cocaine and a stolen gun in a local motel. Anthony Sola, 24, was found by bail enforcement agents, as he was wanted for failing to appear in connection with five pending criminal cases. In thos

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-03-22 23:02:00

Connecticut man gets 24 years in child porn conviction

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man convicted of taking sexually explicit photos and videos of a 6-year-old girl has been sentenced to more than 24 years in federal prison. Ryan Stone, of Plainfield, was also sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Hartford to 10 years of probation upon re

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-03-23 12:07:02

Rollover Crash Closes I-91 Southbound in Enfield

ENFIELD, CT - State police have closed Interstate 91 southbound at exit 48 due to a rollover accident Friday morning. A police radio transmission at 7:15 a.m. indicated the crash was "a non-fatality." However, police said they expect the highway closure to be "a considerable length of time."

PATCH - 2018-03-23 11:13:32

State reaches agreement to pay off Hartford's debt

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The city of Hartford has reached an agreement to have the state pay off the city's approximately $550 million in general obligation debt. The Hartford Courant reports the deal calls for the state to pick up Hartford's annual debt payments, but the city would be responsible for


New Britain Couple Set to Be Deported to Pakistan Takes Sanctuary in Old Lyme Church

A New Britain couple set to be deported to Pakistan Monday has taken sanctuary in an Old Lyme church. The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme had offered sanctuary to Malik Nayeed bin Rehman and Zahida Altaf. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson John Mohan said the couple ente

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-03-23 03:29:40

PD: Bloomfield man arrested after stabbing father in chest

Photo: Bloomfield Police Department. BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)-A son is accused of stabbing his father in the chest in Bloomfield, according to police. 35-year-old Carlos Cameron was arrested on Wednesday, and is accused of stabbing his 68-year-old father in the chest with a kitchen knife after an

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-21 19:53:09

Ex-Springfield police officer charged with raping 8-year-old girl

SPRINGFIELD -- A former Springfield police officer is facing a rape charge after allegedly sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl. Emmanuel Rivera, 30, of Springfield, pleaded not guilty Friday to one count of rape of a child by force and was held for a bail hearing Wednesday in Springfield District

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 18:51:08

Cleaning Lady Charged With Taking Expensive Watch in Glastonbury

GLASTONBURY, CT - A woman working for a cleaning service company has been charged with stealing a watch from a Glastonbury home, police said. Colleen Malone, 22, of Lebanon, was charged with third-degree larceny, which placed the value of the watch at between $2,000 and $10,000, according to state

PATCH - 2018-03-22 20:18:10

New Hartford man accused of assaulting woman while she was driving with children in the vehicle

NEW HARTFORD - A resdident was recently arrested and charged after allegedly hitting a woman while she was driving, with children in the car, according to court documents. Christopher Berry, 33, of 505 E. Cotton Hill Road, New Hartford, was arrested Tuesday and charged with disorderly conduct, third

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2018-03-22 16:56:23

Middletown to unveil plans for 'Stubby' statue on Friday; Cat Tales to hold annual Cats in the Castle fundraiser; Antique Appraisal day is Saturday in East Hampton; Mercy High School holding raffle; Podunk Bluegrass Festival holding contests

MIDDLETOWN - Mayor Dan Drew, Curt Deane, Middletown veteran groups, and Trees of Honor Memorial supporters invite the community to the CT Trees of Honor Memorial in Veterans Memorial Park today, Friday at 11 a.m. as they announce plans to erect a bronze sculpture tribute this spring to Sergeant Stub

MIDDLETOWN PRESS - 2018-03-23 04:13:06

Hartford man gets 10 years in prison for injuring toddler

HARTFORD - A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for severely beating his then-girlfriend's 18-month-old son. The Hartford Courant reports that 25-year-old Courtney King Saunders was sentenced Tuesday. Prosecutors say Saunders was caring for the child in March 2016 when the boy


The Latest Big Lottery Winners from Hartford and Tolland Counties

Check out the latest winners of $10,000 or more from Hartford and Tolland counties in assorted Connecticut Lottery games. Information is from March 14 through 20, 2018 and is furnished by the CT Lottery. Check out the latest winners of $10,000 or more from Hartford and Tolland counties in assorted

PATCH - 2018-03-22 04:37:23

Hartford police investigate after man shot in jaw

(File) HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- Police are investigating after a man was shot in the jaw in Hartford on Monday afternoon. Police say officers responded to 474 Woodland Street for the report of a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers were able to determine that the victim had been shot on Woo


Police Seeking Suspect in Waterbury Murder

Police have arrested two suspects in the murder of a 24-year-old man in Waterbury in August and said they have warrants for two others, including one who remains at large. The arrests are for suspects in the murder of David Rivera-Mateo. Officers found him when they responded to 170 Willow St., at 1


UConn student arrested on domestic violence charges

A University of Connecticut student was charged with six criminal violations for several domestic violence incidents earlier this month. Viquan Herring, 20, of Hartford, Connecticut was charged with first-degree criminal trespassing, disorderly conduct, second-degree assault, third-degree assault, s

UC DAILY CAMPUS - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Fishing and hunting show coming to Hartford

HARTFORD - The 21st Northeast Fishing & Hunting Show is coming Friday, April 6 through Sunday, April 8 to the Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford, according to a press release from the show's organizers. "Connecticut's only fishing and hunting show is a great event for the

WESTHARTFORDNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 15:15:32

PD: Southington man arrested after strangling, attempting to throw victim out hotel window

Michael Lasek (Photo: Southington police) SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) - A Southington man is facing a number of charges after allegedly being involved in a dispute while in a hotel room. According to police, 39-year-old Michael Lasek became involved in the incident with another person at the Residen

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-21 15:06:10

School Day Hours Altered in Hartford

HARTFORD, CT - A pending snowstorm has prompted Hartford school officials to follow the early dismissal schedule on Wednesday, March 21. A winter storm warning is in effect for all of Connecticut from 8 a.m. Wednesday to 8 a.m. Thursday, with heavy snow anticipated, according to the National Weather