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Connecticut woman arrested after dog remains found in crates, police say

A Connecticut woman was arrested Tuesday after police discovered crates of dogs' remains inside her home in November. Fairfield police responded to Heidi Lueders’ home on Nov. 14 after a report of animal cruelty, the Greenwich Free Press reported. Police discovered the remains while conducting a sea


Woman Bites, Strikes Man Inside Home: Milford Police

MILFORD, CT — A West Haven woman is accused of assaulting a man inside a home in Milford, police said. On Jan. 13, police responded to an Edgemont Avenue home on a report of a possible domestic violence incident, police said. Investigation led to the arrest of Crystal Wescott, 28, of Terrace Avenue


Snow, Ice Accumulation Estimates Made For Major Weekend CT Storm

Well for those of you who have been impatiently waiting for snow, here is some good news for you. It now appears the entire state will see accumulating snow from this weekend's expected powerful storm.


Suspect in officer-involved shooting in New Haven facing new charges

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - The suspect in an officer-involved shooting is facing new charges. According to his lawyer, 22-year-old Marcus Rivera is now charged with reckless endangerment, driving the wrong way and engaging police in a pursuit.


Vigil Planned for Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford

As the investigation into the cause of the fire that destroyed the American Shakespeare Festival Theatre early Sunday morning, there is an important message from a former chairman of the Stratford's Arts Commission Edward Goodrich.


Employee Accused Of Shoplifting: Milford Police

MILFORD, CT — A New Haven teen is accused of committing an employee theft while working in Milford, police said. On Jan. 14, police took custody of Carmelo Garcia, 18, of Asylum Street in New Haven in regard to an active arrest warrant, police said.


2-vehicle accident causing delays on the Merritt

A two-vehicle accident on the southbound Merritt Parkway in New Canaan is causing traffic delays Thursday morning. The accident, reported at 7:54 a.m., has closed the left lane between Exits 38 and 37.


Bridgeport man facing assault charge

WESTPORT — A Bridgeport man was charged with third-degree assault and breach of peace following an incident in town, police said. Around 12:45 p.m. on Jan. 11, officers were dispatched to Norwalk Hospital on a report of a possible assault, and upon arrival, met with the victim who was being treated


Milford cop charged in pedestrian death distracted by puppy

MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut police officer charged with negligent homicide for allegedly striking and killing a pedestrian with her SUV told investigators that she was distracted by a puppy in the vehicle.


Police: Man fatally stabbed girlfriend’s new boyfriend

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man charged with fatally stabbing another man during a fight over a woman both dated has been held on $1 million bond. Police say 41-year-old Kenyon Gay, of West Haven, is charged with murder and assault in the death of 39-year-old Razzie Hancock in Bridgeport.


This Weekend: Concerts, comedy and boats

The Hartford Boat Show runs Jan. 17 to Jan. 20 at Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville. Tickets are $14. For more information, visit hartfordboatshow.com. Jerry O’Sullivan will perform on Jan. 17 at 7:45 p.m. at St. Gabriel’s Church Hall, 26 Broadway, Milford. The concert is free. For more in


Chris Hansen from 'To Catch a Predator' arrested in Connecticut

STAMFORD, Connecticut -- Chris Hansen, the host of NBC's "To Catch a Predator," turned himself in to police in Stamford, Connecticut. Hansen was charged with bouncing checks. In the summer of 2017, police said Hansen ordered promotional trinkets from a Stamford company.


Bridgeport: Read’s Artspace opens artist exhibition Jan. 24

BRIDGEPORT — The Art Gallery of Read’s Artspace is set to open an exhibition featuring five artists on Thursday, Jan. 24. The collection, Intentionality, will be on view through Feb. 28. The featured artists are Vasken Kalayjian, Liz Squillace, Adger Cowans, Yolanda Petrocelli and Daniel Lanxilotta.


Former alderman tapped as mayor’s assistant

Justin Rosen, Mayor Ben Blake’s new mayoral assistant, is no stranger to Milford or local politics. Rosen grew up in Milford and 10 years ago, when he was just 21, he served on Milford’s Board of Aldermen.


Milford Firefighting Family Helps Battle Shakespeare Fire

Battalion Chief Ron Wetmore, his son, Firefighter Justin Wetmore of Milford and wife, Firefighter Tricia Wetmore of Stratford together assist in battling the terrible blaze at the Shakespeare Theater in Stratford. We thank you #teamwetmore and all the firefighters whom put their lives on the line ev


C.B.C.C.W. hosts events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on Monday, January 21. Cities and towns here in Connecticut are honoring his memory through services and ceremonies. Rev. Dr. Rodney D. Wade to tell us about the Youth Day Summit and MLK Memorial Service.


PD: Drop in some crime statistics in New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - The city of New Haven has seen a drop in some key crime statistics in the past year. According to a new report from the police department, there was an 18 percent reduction in armed robberies in the city compared to the prior year.


DeFronzo off Connecticut Lottery board

HARTFORD — Donald DeFronzo, who was appointed chairman of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation’s board of directors in 2017, is no longer on the board, Hearst Connecticut Media has learned.


Mayoral Assistant Named In Milford

MILFORD, CT — Former Milford alderman Justin Rosen will serve as the new Milford mayoral assistant. Rosen served as an adlerman 10 years ago when he was 21-years-old, according to the Milford Mirror. He grew up in Milford and graduated from Foran High School.


Milford Firefighters 'Baby Boom' Featured On Local TV News

MILFORD, CT — Milford native and NBC Connecticut Morning News Anchor Heidi Voight visited the Milford Fire Department recently to do a story on the baby boom inside the Fire Department.