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Woman dies in Candlewood Lake accident; ID released

The victim was identified as Wanda Tirado, 38, of Waterbury. She was pronounced deceased at Danbury Hospital at 11:15 am.

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-06-20 17:53:11

Meriden Business Owner Sentenced For $600K Fraud Scheme

MERIDEN, CT — Meriden's Digby Kerr, 50, who owned a transportation broker firm in Meriden, was sentenced this week to 12 months and one day in federal prison for defrauding four manufacturing companies of more than $600,000, according to authorities. Kerr was also sentenced to three years of supervi

PATCH - 2018-06-20 13:00:00

4 charged with striking Wilcox Tech graduation stage, chairs with eggs, paintballs in Meriden

The Class of 2018 receive their diplomas during graduation ceremonies at Wilcox Technical School in Meriden, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Dave Zajac, Record-JournalAdvertisementGraduates wait in the cafeteria for the start of graduation ceremonies at Wilcox Technical School in Meriden, Tuesday, June 19,

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2018-06-20 11:19:00

Crash closes intersection of Route 70, Country Club Road in Cheshire

Record-Journal staffCHESHIRE — A crash has closed the intersection of Route 70 and Country Club Road.About 4:30 p.m., police said the intersection of South Meriden Road and Country Club Road was impassable and asked motorists to avoid the area.Additional information wasn’t immediately available.

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2018-06-20 16:37:00

Enfield Man Killed In Route 9 Crash

The crash took place around 6:43 a.m. about eight-tenths of a mile south of Exit 19, when a southbound truck operated by Charles Guilmette, 61, of Enfield, crossed into the center median, crashed through the median and into the northbound lanes, where it struck a Chevy Traverse operated by Mark Klim

PATCH - 2018-06-20 21:52:34

Woman in New Fairfield boating incident dies from injuries

“It is with a heavy heart that I write to you this afternoon. Ms. Tirado has passed on to eternal life as a result of her injuries from yesterday’s boating accident. Everyone who knew Ms. Tirado knows how much she loved her students and knows that she would have done anything for them. We ask that y

FOX61.COM - 2018-06-20 17:16:32

Meriden Students Vandalize Graduation Ceremony, Get Arrested: PD

MERIDEN, CT — Four students have been arrested for vandalizing the graduation ceremony setup at Wilcox Technical High School in Meriden with eggs and paintballs, according to Connecticut State Police. At about 7 a.m. on June 19, school administrators discovered that the stage and chairs that had bee

PATCH - 2018-06-20 16:15:13

Tractor trailer crash closes Route 9 northbound in Cromwell

FILE - Connecticut State Police Cruiser (WTNH / Tina Detelj)CROMWELL, Conn. (WTNH) -Route 9northbound is closed inCromwellandMiddletownWednesday morning due to a crash involving a tractor trailer truck.TheDepartment of Transportationreports that Route 9 northbound is shut down between exits 18 and 1

WTNH.COM - 2018-06-20 11:19:37

Meriden woman pleads guilty to defrauding food stamp program of more than $13,000

Jenny Flores, a.k.a. Jennybett Flores, 53, of 1102 E. Main St., Apt. 20, was arrested on Sept. 28, 2017 and charged with first-degree larceny. She pleaded guilty to the charge on Tuesday in Meriden Superior Court and was sentenced to a five-year suspended prison sentence and five years probation. Sh

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2018-06-19 15:36:00

Wilcox Tech graduation in Meriden to continue after chairs found knocked over Tuesday, eggs thrown

Wilcox Technical High School, Thursday, May 31, 2018. Students transformed classrooms into miniature museums to showcase 100 years of the school’s history. Dave Zajac, Record-Journal

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2018-06-19 15:15:00

Waterbury warning: heroin bags passed throughout the city contributing to overdoses

"It was very bad," said Jim Whiteside, a paramedic with AMR Ambulance. "We had several incidents of multiple overdoses and several people who have just fall out on the street."

WTNH.COM - 2018-06-19 22:59:22

Meriden woman charged with stabbing her boyfriend

Jennifer Lopez-Dominguez, 25, of 240 E. Main St., was arrested on Saturday and charged with second-degree assault and disorderly conduct. Heriberto Rivera-Ramos, 30, also of 240 E. Main St., was also arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.


Middletown police investigate 3 business burglaries

If you recognize this suspect, you are asked to contact Middletown police. (Photo: Middletown police)Latest Middlesex County NewsMiddletown police investigate 3 business burglariesHeat sends students home earlyCareer fair to be held in Cromwell on TuesdayTravelers Championship kicks off with opening

WTNH.COM - 2018-06-19 19:50:46

Friday concert on Meriden Green to celebrate new rail service

Outside Reality performs in the Amphitheatre Sunday during the 24th annual Meriden Lions Club Duck Race at the Meriden Green in Meriden June 3, 2018 | Justin Weekes / Special to the Record-JournalAdvertisementView of the Meriden Green from the new Meriden train station, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. The st

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2018-06-19 14:15:00

Hamden teen arrested in fatal Shelton crash

Both 18-year-old Shalymar Herrera, ofWest Haven, and 23-year-old Briana Torres-Carter, ofBridgeport, who was also pregnant, were killed in the crash.

WTNH.COM - 2018-06-19 13:06:04

Video Shows Fire Spread and Engulf Vehicles at Goodwill in North Haven

“It looked like a war zone. That's how bad it was,” Phil Felicello, the transportation coordinator for the Goodwill Administrative office, said.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-06-19 17:02:55

Berlin police investigating after Meriden officer's cruiser struck early Sunday

Berlin police are investigating after a Meriden police officer’s cruiser was struck while the officer was conducting a traffic stop early Sunday morning.The Meriden officer was conducting a traffic stop on the Berlin Turnpike just after midnight, according to Berlin Deputy Chief Christopher Ciuci. A


Officer involved in crash in Meriden

MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) - One officer is expected to be okay after being involved in acrasharound 12:30 a.m. on Sunday.Police said the incident happened onRoute 15on theMeridenandBerlinline.Officials stated that one car was driving northbound when it struck a Meriden police officer's vehicle.The polic


FD: Man drowns at Millers Pond State Park

DURHAM — News reports shared by the Middletown Fire Department indicated a 27-year-old man drowned atMillers Pond State ParkSaturday afternoon.Fire officials said Middletown, South District and Portland dive teams responded to assist in the search after first responders were called to the park aroun


Emergency crews responding to collision on Interstate 91 in Meriden

Emergency crews responded to a report of a crash on Interstate 91 in Meriden on Sunday, June 17. | Image courtesy of GoogleAdvertisementEmergency crews responded to a report of a crash on Interstate 91 in Meriden on Sunday, June 17. | Image courtesy of Google