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Family of man killed in Woodbury crash involving Katherine Berman settles lawsuit with restaurant

BY HANNA SNYDER GAMBINI REPUBLICAN-AMERICANWOODBURY – The family of a man killed in a double fatal crash last year has settled a lawsuit with a local restaurant where the other driver had been drinking. According to court documents, a lawsuit filed by the family of Edward Bertulis against Market Pla


Residents speak in favor of $7.6 million plan to convert former Litchfield courthouse into town hall

BY JOHN MCKENNA Republican-AmericanLITCHFIELD – Most of the 150 or so residents attending an informational meeting Wednesday on a $7.6 million proposal to convert the former Litchfield courthouse into a town hall favored the plan over two other potential options. In a show-of-hands vote midway throu


PD: Man wanted for using stolen credit card at North Haven CVS

(North Haven Police) NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Police are searching for the man who allegedly used a stolen credit card at a North Haven CVS last week. Police say that at around 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 7th, a man entered the CVS Pharmacy at 162 Washington Avenue and made an unauthorized transac

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-18 15:08:33

Waterbury woman attempted theft at Naugatuck Walmart

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - According to the Naugatuck police, a white female from Waterbury attempted to take items from the Naugatuck Walmart on Wednesday night at 5:15 p.m. Naugatuck police reported that the woman engaged in a struggle with loss prevention after attempting to steal items from the s

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-18 10:02:17

Have You Seen This Woman? Naugatuck Police Are Looking For Her

On Oct. 17 at 5:15 PM the female in this photo attempted to take items from Walmart and engaged in a struggle with loss prevention, police said. The white female was wearing grey pants with a grey and red hoodie and fled by foot on to New Haven Road by Candee Road, police said.

PATCH - 2018-10-18 12:09:52

Fake Prescription For Potent Drug Leads to Charges in Southington

SOUTHINGTON, CT — A man was arrested after trying to pick up a potent drug with a doctored prescription at a supermarket pharmacy in Southington, police said.

PATCH - 2018-10-18 17:06:24

Police seeking to identify woman in shoplifting incident 

The woman, who was seen in the store’s surveillance footage wearing gray pants with a gray and red hooded sweatshirt, struggled with a security officer and fled the scene on foot on New Haven Road, according to police.

MYCITIZENSNEWS.COM - 2018-10-18 12:53:50

The Bristol Press - Bristol man, charged with sex assault at psych unit, offered suspended prison sentence

James Mulhern, 42, of 218 West St., allegedly touched the victim’s buttocks over his clothes on April 1 at Bristol Hospital, according to the warrant for his arrest. He was offered a plea bargain Thursday, in Bristol Superior Court, that would include a suspended prison sentence.

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-10-18 16:20:00

Terryville home health care aid charged with forging checks from one of her patients

PLYMOUTH – A Terryville woman who worked as a home health care aide has been charged with forging more than $2,000 in checks from one of her patients. Danielle Ayles, 49, of 282 Main St., was an employee of Allied Community Resources, a home health care service based in East Windsor, and worked as a


Cheshire Resident Wins Big On CT Lottery Game

CHESHIRE, CT — A Cheshire resident was a recent big winner in a Connecticut Lottery game. Matthew Grey won $100,000 on Oct. 12 on a $500,000 Extreme Cash scratch game, according to the CT Lottery.

PATCH - 2018-10-18 01:27:26

Torrington teen arrested after allegedly making threat

TORRINGTON, CT (WFSB) -- A teenager at Torrington High School is accused of making threats against other students.Police arrested 18-year old Michael Juan after students say he made a "hit list.”Investigators said evidence of that list was never found.Juan allegedly said he wanted to hurt students w

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-10-17 20:43:00

More charges for Torrington man already accused of stealing World War II veteran’s Purple Heart

TORRINGTON – Jeremy Kalish, already accused of complicity in the theft of a World War II veteran’s Purple Heart to help feed a heroin habit, was arraigned Tuesday in Superior Court on additional multiple theft and burglary charges. Kalish, 36, of Village Drive in Torrington, admitted stealing valuab


Former Patriots Star Aaron Hernandez’s Bizarre Lifestyle Detailed in New Report

In a shocking six-part series published byThe Boston Globe, former New England Patriots tight endAaron Hernandez‘s life is being magnified like never before. Hernandez was allegedlymolestedas a young boy growing up in Bristol, Connecticut, had a sexual relationship with a high school football teamma

FANBUZZ.COM - 2018-10-17 15:53:41

Police chase ends in crash in Waterbury

Police attempted to stop the Kia Soul, which had an out-of-state license plate on it, near Fulton Park before 8 a.m., but the vehicle drove off, crashing into a police cruiser.


Freeze Watch, Warning Issued, Dangerous Wind Gusts A Concern Too

Besides the freezing temps, strong and gusty winds are also a concern, especially for Hartford, Tolland and Windham counties, where a Special Weather Statement has been issued by the National Weather Service.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 12:42:13

Police investigate suspicious car in Waterbury

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - There is aheavy police presenceinWaterburyWednesday morning as police investigate asuspicious car.News 8 received photos of several police cruisers surrounding what appears to be a red SUV on Chase Avenue and Cooke Street.(WTNH/ LaSalle Blanks)Interim Chief Fernando Spagnol

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-17 12:53:23

Police to charge suspected Waterbury gang members with murder

WATERBURY – A trio of suspected gang members will face charges in connection to the double homicide of two suspected rivals who were gunned down last year on a busy street.Zaekwon McDanielPolice said Tuesday that three members of the 960 gang, Zaekwon “Yung Gap” McDaniel, 20, Gabriel Pulliam, 24, an


Police: Waterbury man stole vehicle, hit mailbox while fleeing

PLYMOUTH – A Waterbury man was charged with stealing a vehicle after Plymouth police allege he struck a resident’s mailbox while attempting to flee the scene. Kahlilhassan Ivey was charged with first-degree larceny, third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief, fourth-degree larceny and six


Spencer Cerruto, a Watertown police lieutenant, named new police chief of New Milford

NEW MILFORD – New Milford Police Department will have a new police chief next month when Torrington native and longtime Watertown police officer Spencer Cerruto takes over. Cerruto, 52, a lieutenant in the Watertown Police Department, replaces Shawn Boyne, who did not have his contract renewed this


Police identify victims in NY plane crash, 2 from CT

OXFORD, CT (WFSB) - Three people were killed in a plane crash that happened in the Hamptons over the weekend.New York State Police identified the one of the victims as 41-year-old Munidat "Raj" Persaud of Waterbury on Monday.On Tuesday, New York State Police identified the two other victimsThey have