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Police investigate after fight leads to lock down at Stratford High School

Stratford High School (Photo: Jason Bagley) STRATFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- A high school in Stratford was on lock down after a fight allegedly involving a knife broke out on Friday morning. Police say officers responded to Stratford High School at 45 N Parade Street, after a fight broke out and someone

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-19 13:30:01

Swastika found carved on tree in Redding

REDDING - Authorities are investigating after a swastika was carved onto a tree at a local popular trail. A community member found the swastika, photographed it and reported it to officials, First Selectman Julia Pemberton said in a post on the Redding Facebook page on Saturday. Pemberton said offic

NEWSTIMES - 2018-01-21 12:00:03

Monroe firefighters practice ice water rescues

MONROE - Residents can expect to see fire personnel at the Great Hollow Lake on Sunday, working on some training techniques. The department's firefighters trained at the lake earlier this week, too, officials said. The fire personnel are practicing ice water rescue techniques, officials said. As lon

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-01-20 15:46:49

Industrial Oil Spilled Into Naugatuck River

Oil from an industrial accident created slicks for miles along the Naugatuck River. Joe DeMatos was enjoying his Saturday afternoon at the Polish American Club in Naugatuck when he noticed an oil slick on the Naugatuck River floating past. The slick was large and it kept on coming. After several mi

WATERBURYOBSERVER.ORG - 2018-01-21 06:18:00

Forum: Why I am running a primary against Rosa DeLauro

Published 8:36 pm, Saturday, January 20, 2018 I am a Democrat. I believe in progressive values. So, the big question is, why challenge Rosa DeLauro in this year's Democratic Primary? The answer is an easy one. Millennials reading this should take note of this fact: Rosa DeLauro has served longer t

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-01-20 20:36:26

DKE under pressure as new assault allegations emerge

The female student who says she was raped by the former president of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity - and another who alleges a different member of the fraternity raped her - told the News on Friday that DKE's announcement of an investigation into its sexual climate represents a bad-faith effort

YALE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-21 00:45:00

Police charge former security guard with stealing checks

Nyeisha Douglas NAUGATUCK - A former security guard for an elderly housing complex was charged with dozens of felonies in connection to the alleged theft of more than $18,000 from a 94-year-old resident. Nyeisha Douglas, 27, of New Haven, was arrested in her home city on Tuesday in connection to a d

MYCITIZENSNEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 10:02:26

Yale psychiatrist get death threats after claiming Trump poses a danger to the country

Published 5:06 pm, Saturday, January 20, 2018 NEW HAVEN - A Yale School of Medicine psychiatrist has received thousands of death threats since she began publicly calling President Donald Trump a danger to the country, she said recently. Dr. Bandy X. Lee, an "internationally recognized expert on vi

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-01-20 17:06:36

NYPD: Men rob delis in Brooklyn, Queens within 20 minutes

City police are searching for the men they say are responsible for deli robberies in Brooklyn and Queens that occurred within 20 minutes of each other. The first robbery happened Jan. 11 around 9:40 p.m. at Avenue L near East 98th St. in Canarsie, according to authorities. Officials said the two men

NY1 - 2018-01-21 00:25:00

5 kids, 2 adults hurt in head-on crash in East Meadow, authorities say

An SUV with five children on their way to a dance school and a sedan collided head on in East Meadow on Thursday night, according to a representative of the North Bellmore Fire Department, which responded to the scene. The department representative, who declined to give his name, said five children


Masked bandits in armed robbery pattern hit two more Queens businesses this week: cops

The masked duo responsible for several recent stickups at Queens businesses struck twice more in Flushing and Woodside this week, police reported. Law enforcement sources said one half of the robbery tag-team visited the Pizza Hut located at 51-02 Northern Blvd. in Woodside at 9:50 p.m. on Jan. 15.

QNS.COM - 2018-01-21 03:45:34

Brown: Errol Toulon Jr. is off and running as Suffolk sheriff

Newly elected Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr. speaks during a swearing in ceremony at the Van Nostrand Theater on the Brentwood campus of Suffolk County Community College on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan Just a few weeks in as Suffolk's new sheriff, and Errol Toul

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-21 00:11:30

East Farmingdale water rates to rise for third time in 2 years

Bills from the East Farmingdale Water District, which is now leased to the Suffolk County Water Authority, are expected to go up about $15 a year. New East Farmingdale Water District rates will take effect April 1. Photo Credit: Newsday File Water bills are on the rise in East Farmingdale for the

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-21 11:52:00

Two teenagers wanted by police for string of violent Flushing robberies near Kissena Park

Cops are searching for two teenage suspects who conducted four robberies in the span of just a few days in Flushing last week. The details of each incident, which occurred within the confines of the 109th Precinct, are as follows:On Wednesday, Jan. 10 at around 3:20 p.m., the two suspects approached

QNS.COM - 2018-01-19 22:00:10

Hempstead school district: In turmoil and under the state spotlight

Leaders of the long-troubled system have a Feb. 2 deadline to deliver a comprehensive corrective plan to the education commissioner. New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Ellia and Chancellor Betty A. Rosa Photo Credit: Newsday File Forty administrators from the state Education Departmen

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-21 01:00:52

Nassau DA: Roosevelt Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for 2014 Attempted Murder of Girlfriend

Mineola, NY - January 18, 2017 - Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a Roosevelt man was sentenced to 14 years in prison and five years' post release supervision for attempting to murder his girlfriend in 2014 by stabbing her. Tremaine Ashley, 41, pleaded guilty before Jud


Man injured after being shot on balcony in SW Houston, police say

HOUSTON - A man was shot in the leg while on a balcony Saturday in southwest Houston, police said. The shooting was reported in the 6000 block of South Gessner Road. The victim was taken to a local hospital, his condition is unknown. No arrests have been made. Investigators are at the scene. Co

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-21 04:27:28

Thousands participate in Women's March

HOUSTON - A large crowd of people could be seen walking in downtown Houston for the second annual Women's March. The march took place Saturday, starting at Sabine Street near Buffalo Bayou Park then finishing on the steps of City Hall. Event organizers hoped the turnout would top the 22,000 men, wo

KHOU - 2018-01-20 23:32:26

Large fire engulfs home, affects three others nearby, in north Houston

HOUSTON - Houston firefighters battled a large fire in north Houston Thursday morning that heavily damaged one home and then spread to three others nearby. Houston firefighters were on the scene in the 4100 block of Averill Street Thursday morning as heavy smoke billowed from the roof and flames co


HISD police armed with new tool to fight opioid overdoses

HOUSTON - With the opioid epidemic on the rise, Houston ISD police are now arming themselves with a spray that can help combat an overdose on school campuses. School board members voted Thursday night to accept a donation of more than 400 doses of NARCAN spray from Kaleo Pharma, the company that mak

KHOU - 2018-01-20 00:25:41