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West Hartford man sentenced for supplying drugs in fatal Bristol overdose

BRIDGEPORT - A West Hartford man has been sentenced to a little more than a year in prison for selling drugs to a woman shortly before she died of an overdose in Bristol. Stephen Maldonado, also known as "Chewy," was sentenced to 12 months and a day in prison, followed by three years of supervised

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-01-19 01:56:00

Silver Alert Issued For Teen Missing From Meriden

MERIDEN, CT - A Silver Alert has been issued for Christian Lonergan, 17, who has been missing from Meriden since Jan. 14. Lonergan is an endangered runaway, according to state police. Lonergan is described by police as a white male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5-feet, 8-inches tall and weig

PATCH - 2018-01-19 15:41:38

Lanes Reopen After I-95 Crash: PD

NEW HAVEN, CT - I-95 northbound is down to two lanes near exit 48 in New Haven after a crash involving a tractor trailer and another vehicle. There is congestion between exits 43 and 50 for three miles. The incident was reported at 11:41 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. The

PATCH - 2018-01-19 17:03:20

Tractor trailer rolls over, spills grains across I-84 in Southington

DOT crews work to clear a tractor-trailer rollover crash that spilled grain across Interstate 84 in Southington (Image: Connecticut Department of Transportation) SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (WTNH)-The right and center lanes near Exit 28 eastbound on Interstate 84 in Southington have been closed due to a tr

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-19 20:57:49

Man Caught Selling Cocaine Outside Of Home: Wallingford Police

WALLINGFORD, CT - A Wallingford man was arrested after police say he was caught selling cocaine outside of his home on Thursday. Police have been investigating the suspect, 54-year-old Manuel "Manny" Goncalves, over the past several months, according to Lt. Michael Colavolpe. Colavolpe said Goncalve

PATCH - 2018-01-19 13:30:00

North Haven police, CT NAACP, respond to controversial facebook post

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - After several people reached out to News 8 on social media about a controversial post on the North Haven Police Department facebook page, both the department and the Connecticut NAACP have responded. Last Sunday night (January 14) at 9:15 p.m., the North Haven Police Depa

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-19 21:16:48

Teen shot by police now facing armed robbery charges

NEW BRITAIN (AP) - A 15-year-old shot by police is facing armed robbery charges. Local media reports Caleb Tisdol's name was made public Thursday after being charged as an adult in Hartford Superior Court. He faces first-degree robbery, larceny, threatening and conspiracy charges related to an Oct.


Webster Bank Manager Sentenced for Stealing More Than $500K From Customer Accounts

A Webster Bank manager has been sentenced for stealing more than $500,000 from customer accounts. Carrie Caesar, 47, of New Britain was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison following four years of supervised release for embezzling, prosecutors said. According to court documents, Caesar was

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-19 04:19:08

Fishkill man arrested after stealing from garage where he works

An employee of the Valvoline garage in the Town of Wappinger was arrested early Wednesday morning after attempting to steal from the business. Daniel Lorenzini, 29, of Fishkill, was charged with third-degree burglary and second-degree criminal mischief, both felonies, according to a state police pre

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 18:48:46

Poughkeepsie man arrested after traffic stop for possessing cocaine

A Poughkeepsie man was arrested early Friday morning after troopers pulled him over and found he was in possession of 1.2 grams of cocaine. Steven Vollaro, 38, was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, as well as driving while ability impaired, a violatio

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 19:16:37

Grandma carjacked at gunpoint in front of school: cops

A 72-year-old woman was carjacked at gunpoint while picking up her grandchildren at a grade school in Chicago, police and school officials said. The victim was waiting for her grandchildren to come out of St. John's Lutheran School on West Montrose Avenue on the city's northwest side at about 2 p.m.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-19 20:15:11

Power strip faulted in fire that destroyed Newburgh mansion

CITY OF NEWBURGH - An overheated power strip is being blamed for the Wednesday morning fire that destroyed a historic 118-year-old City of Newburgh mansion whose previous owners included a future law school dean, a newspaper publisher and a famed local hat maker. An investigation determined that a p

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-19 15:53:23

Ambulance crash at Five Corners in Vails Gate

NEW WINDSOR - A Cornwall ambulance and another vehicle were involved in a crash at the Five Corners intersection in Vails Gate early Friday morning. According to a press release issued by the New Windsor Police Department, the ambulance entered the intersection of routes 32, 94 and 300 at approximat

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-19 16:29:04

Town of Newburgh house can be yours for a song

TOWN OF NEWBURGH - The apple orchard has not been worked in for at least 20 years. Now the Town of Newburgh is selling a piece of a family estate it purchased in 1998 as part of an ongoing strategy to buy land in the Chadwick Lake watershed. The nearly two-acre property at 1792 Route 300 includes a

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-18 23:58:07

Poughkeepsie attorney admitted forcible touching, gets 45 days in jail

Wayne Thatcher, a retired Town of Poughkeepsie police lieutenant and attorney, admitted to forcibly touching a former law client Friday. The guilty plea came after four counts of forcible touching were brought against him in late May and early June. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 22:34:49

Surviving horses treated well as abuse case proceeds

GOSHEN - Tests and medical reports in the Goshen animal cruelty case are still arriving at the Orange County District Attorney's office. Last summer 11 horses were found dead, apparently from neglect and starvation, on Argus Farm in Goshen. Farm owner Jeanne Ryan was charged with ten felony counts o

CHRONICLENEWSPAPER.COM - 2018-01-19 23:36:00

Breaking down the Border Wall After John Kelly's Comments

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly presented a more moderate vision this week for a U.S.-Mexico border wall than the one President Donald Trump had pledged during his 2016 campaign. On Wednesday, Kelly told members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus that some of Trump's campaign immigration pol

TIMESOFSANDIEGO.COM - 2018-01-19 22:00:27

Woman Found Dumped in Encanto Canyon Was Pregnant at Time of Death

Napolean Joel Lange, 23, pleaded not guilty to murdering Lavaughn Rawshanda Nicole Williams, 29, and her unborn child. A San Diego man accused of stabbing and killing a pregnant woman and dumping her body in an Encanto canyon pleaded not guilty to murder charges in court Thursday. According to inves

NBC SAN DIEGO - 2018-01-19 07:23:10

Chase Ends with Riverside County Sheriff's Deputy Opening Fire on Suspected Car Thief

At least one Riverside County sheriff's deputy opened fire Friday on an auto-theft suspect - causing no reported injuries - following a road chase that ended in the far northern reaches of the San Diego area. The law enforcement gunfire in the rural Rainbow community northeast of Fallbrook was repor

TIMESOFSANDIEGO.COM - 2018-01-19 22:41:25

Friday Motivation: See You at the Women's March San Diego / Women's March North County

For their support, we thank the Kumeyaay people on whose land we march.-Women's March Organizers Saturday, January 20, 10am County Administration Building 1600 Pacific Highway For More InformationHosted by Women's March San Diego Saturday, January 20, 10am Palomar College 1140 West Mission Road (San

SANDIEGOFREEPRESS.ORG - 2018-01-19 15:21:41