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Enfield police charge Manchester man for Dunkin' Donuts burglaries

A Manchester man who was caught by Granby police breaking into a Dunkin' Donuts on June 1 and is facing burglary and larceny charges in South Windsor and Suffield, now is charged with more burglary and larceny charges in Enfield for five break-ins at local Dunkin' Donuts. Brett M. Johnson, 32, of 12

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2017-09-23 05:15:00

Little boy attacked by pitbull in Manchester

The 911 calls were released after a five-year-old boy was brutally attacked by a family pit bull in Manchester on Thursday night. Police stated that the attack happened at the child's home on Patriot Lane just before 5 p.m. Neighbors told police they noticed the dog dragging the child from the front

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-23 00:41:00

Manchester Martial Arts School to Host Blood Drive

Did you know...Every 2 seconds, someone in the U.S. needs bloodYour one donation can help save up to 3 patients lives.More than 1.69 million people are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in 2017. Many of them will need blood, sometimes daily during their chemotherapy treatment.Premature babies oft

PATCH - 2017-09-22 15:52:37

Manchester Police: 5-year-old boy seriously injured in pit bull attack

Manchester police cruiser (file). MANCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH)- A 5-year-old boy was seriously injured after he was attacked by a dog in Manchester on Thursday afternoon. Police say at around 4:45 p.m., officers responded to 27 Patriot Lane where they found that the child had been attacked by a family

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-22 13:59:45

Pit Bull Attacks 5-Year-Old Boy in Manchester, Drags Him Outside Home

A 5-year-old boy has significant injuries after a pit bull attacked him in a home in Manchester Thursday evening and dragged him outside the home, according to police. Police responded to a home on Patriot Lane at 4:45 p.m. after a neighbor of the family called 911 after a resident called out for he

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-22 16:45:18

Horror-Movie Series On Big Screen At Cinemark In Manchester

Every Thursday night through Nov. 16, Cinemark Buckland Hills in Manchester shows a horror movie at 10:30 p.m. The "Thursday Night at the Asylum" series includes thrillers aimed at both scares and laughs, all produced or distributed by The Asylum, a production company focused on campy horror movies.

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

Family Dog Attacks Child in Manchester: Report

MANCHESTER, CT A 5-year-old child suffered serious injuries in an attack by the family dog on Thursday, WFSB is reporting. The home was on on Patriot Lane, according to the story. No breed was initially mentioned in the report.

PATCH - 2017-09-22 03:02:09

Overturned vehicle on I-91 north in Hartford closes the 4 left lanes

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - The four left lanes on Interstate 91 northbound in Hartford are closed due to an overturned vehicle Saturday night. According to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, the overturned car accident took place between exits 33 and 34 on I-91 northbound. As a result of th

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-24 01:54:10

Bicyclist Hit By Car in West Hartford

West Hartford Police Department Maria Vega was arrested after hitting a bicyclist with car early Friday morning. A bicyclist was sent to the hospital after being hit by a car in West Hartford while riding home from work early Friday morning, police said. Raymond Sanchez, 49, of Hartford was transpor

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-23 21:38:29

Hartford Quadruple Shooting Was Drug Related: Police

One person is dead and another critically injured after a quadruple shooting on Albany Avenue in Hartford Saturday. Police said they responded to the 1100-block of Albany Avenue around 12:30 a.m. and found four male victims in their late 20s lying in the street and sidewalk. All four males had gunsh

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-24 14:34:41

Record-Breaking Heat Recorded at Bradley Airport

Sunday's heat was record-breaking in the Hartford area, reaching 90 degrees at Bradley International Airport, breaking the previous record for the day of 89 degrees, recorded in 1959. The record high for the shoreline is currently 87 degrees which was also set in 1959. Records for the shoreline are

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-24 19:44:27

Second full day of fall brings record-breaking heat

The state saw record-breaking heat on the second full day of fall on Sunday, as temperatures soared into the low 90s in some spots. A trip to the beach was more appropriate this weekend than to the pumpkin patch, and if you headed to either, you needed the sunscreen. Record heat was reached on Sunda

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-24 19:45:00

Believe 208 5K Remembers First Responders Lost to Suicide

Runners and families gather at Believe 208 to share stories of first responders who lost their lives to suicide. Answering the call to serve and protect often takes a toll on first responders. The Believe 208 5K remembers first responders lost to suicide, raising awareness about the issue. Sunday i

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-24 14:30:04

19-year old male accused of selling illegal drugs

19 year-old Joshua Welch of Windsor Locks was arrested on multiple drug charges after a search and seizure was done on his Elmwood Drive home on Sept. 19th. Windsor Locks Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency said they found Welch to have approximately 574 illegal pills, over $700 in cash, and ove

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-24 18:19:00

Two Juveniles Already Wearing Ankle Bracelets Nabbed by West Hartford Police

Two juveniles were apprehended early Sunday morning by West Hartford Police. A West Hartford Police officer stopped two juveniles early Sunday morning, and and an investigation soon revealed that the two had just burglarized an unlocked vehicle According to police, Off. Nick Sanford detained the two

WE-HA.COM - 2017-09-24 20:53:49

Believe 208 5K helps first responders fight depression, PTSD

More than 500 people will lace up their running shoes for the annual Believe 208 5K run on Sunday morning. The fourth annual run supports Believe 208, which is an organization that connects first responders with resources to fight depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. The event was establis

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-24 14:56:00

342 Connecticut Firefighters Killed on the Job to be Honored

Connecticut officials are set to honor 342 firefighters from across the state who were killed in the line of duty since the mid-1800s. The 15th annual firefighters memorial service is set for 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Connecticut Fire Academy in Windsor Locks. The academy is home to the Connecticut F

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-24 18:44:22

Trump administration announces new travel restrictions

CNN) -- The Trump administration has unveiled new travel restrictions on certain foreigners from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen as a replacement to a central portion of its controversial travel ban signed earlier this year. Chad, North Korea and Venezuela are new

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-25 03:25:00

After 66 million years, California gets a state dinosaur

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - It took about 66 million years, but California finally has a state dinosaur. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Saturday the signing of a bill making Augustynolophus (Aw-gus-tin-o-lo-fus) morrisi the official dinosaur of the Golden State. Fossilized remains of the duckbilled creatu

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-24 19:37:00

The Hartford Courant Names Educational Playcare A Winner Of The Greater Hartford 2017 Top Workplaces Award

Educational Playcare has been awarded the 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Hartford Courant. Not only is this is the second consecutive year Educational Playcare has been named a "Top Workplace", but this year they placed third in their division among 15 of the top workplaces in the state. The Top

PATCH - 2017-09-24 14:00:00