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Grandmother reflects on life of woman killed in Hartford hit and run

Tina Fontanez was killed in a hit and run in Hartford (GoFundMe/WFSB) The grandmother of the 24-year-old woman who was killed in a hit and run crash in Hartford says her life has been turned upside down. Now all she can do is hope that police catch up with whoever is responsible and grieve a loss s

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-19 06:27:00

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

Truck Accident Closes Lane On I-84 In West Hartford: Cleared

UPDATE: The accident scene has been cleared, according to the DOT. WEST HARTFORD, CT - An accident involving a box truck has closed a lane on I-84 East between Exits 44 and 46 in West Hartford, according to the state DOT. The right lane is closed. This story will be updated when more information is

PATCH - 2018-01-18 23:43:54

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.


Three firefighters rescued from burning New Britain apartment building

The building, at 42 Connerton St., was unoccupied. The fire broke out around 10 p.m., interim Fire Chief Peter Margentino said, and fire crews were at the scene through the night and into Wednesday morning. Firefighters were told to leave the building at about 11:30 p.m., before the flames collaps

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-01-17 23:59:59

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

Two people injured in serious crash on Route 24 in Avon, causing delays

Two people have suffered serious injuries after an early morning crash on Route 24 in Avon, officials said. At 2:07 a.m., the Avon Fire Department responded to Route 24 northbound prior to Harrison Boulevard and discovered a serious two-car crash. The crash caused the cars to go off the highway and

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-19 11:55:28

CT Transit Bus Hits Scaffolding of Building in Hartford

Receive the latest local updates in your inbox A CT Transit bus crashed in Hartford and appears to have struck scaffolding at a building at Pearl and Trumbull streets that is under construction. A window on the bus broke and the scene is clear. Receive the latest local updates in your inbox A CT Tra

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-19 14:22:26

Police ID man accused in 2016 shooting death of Cleveland Co. mother

CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. - More than a year after a Cleveland County mother was shot to death, police said they now know who pulled the trigger. Channel 9's partners at The Gaston Gazette reported that investigators have connected Antarious Byers to the murder, but he is not yet in custody. [RELATED:

WSOC-TV - 2018-01-19 17:24:24

Woman accidentally shot in leg

A Cleveland woman was shot in the leg by accident last week in a coyote-scaring incident gone wrong. The incident occurred Wednesday, Jan. 17, at about 10:30 a.m. The male resident of the home, on the 1500 block of Woodleaf Barber road in Cleveland, grabbed his gun to shoot a coyote, which was outsi

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-01-19 16:26:00

Four ounces of heroin seized; info on shootings

A Winston-Salem man was arrested here last week in what could lead to more arrests of gang members, drug dealers and shooting suspects. Davie sherifff's undercover officers were investigating a suspect, and when discussing the case with Iredell County officials, realized he may have been involved in

OURDAVIE.COM - 2018-01-19 14:53:54

Sheriff's Office charges man in 2016 shooting

Local investigators say they've solved another cold case killing. Now they just need to find the suspect. According to the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office, Antarious Qaushard Byers was aiming at another target when he gunned down 23-year-old mother of two, Deasia Washington. Byers was involved i

GASTON GAZETTE - 2018-01-18 22:12:29

Groundbreaking Monday for Advanced Technology Center at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

The groundbreaking for the new Advanced Technology Center at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will highlight the Board of Trustees meeting on Monday. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 22 at 4:00 p.m., at the College's facility at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis (399

WBTV - 2018-01-19 13:46:35

Man arrested after stealing car left running with toddler inside

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A man is behind bars, accused of stealing a woman's car Thursday night with her 2-year-old son inside. D'Jerry Cassamajor faces several charges, including larceny of a motor vehicle, child abuse and kidnapping. Police said Cassamajor stole the woman's Hyundai Santa Fe after she lef

WSOC-TV - 2018-01-19 11:54:21

Today at 5:00: Riding along with Greensboro police after the winter storm

Riding along -- we're doing this with Greensboro police. What they're seeing in addition to all the abandoned vehicles and the response numbers from yesterday. They're pretty impressive. Serving the people -- why a local business owner stayed open all day yesterday and today. And hand sanitizer: the

MY FOX 8 - 2018-01-18 21:17:25

After the storm: Updates on weather conditions, closures

Cancellations are the order of the day after a snowstorm left up to 10 inches of the white stuff on Randolph County. Snow totals across the area Unofficial reports show snowfalls ranging from 4-10 inches. Denton and Troy had a little more than 4 inches while Westmoore is said to have had 7 inches an

ASHEBORO COURIER-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 23:22:22

Minimum sentence extended in Lockport hitman case

A judge added 2 1/3 to seven years to Benito Lendof-Gonzalez's prison sentence. He already is serving 17 years to life in prison for trying to hire someone to kill his wife and mother-in-law. That means his first chance at parole will come after 19 1/3 years. Benito Lendof-Gonzalez (Courtesy Niagara

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-18 20:24:07

Bus-truck crash reported in Cambria

Area first responders have been called to the scene of an accident involving a truck and a school bus in the Town of Cambria. The online emergency reporting website Niagara County Fire Wire reports that the incident occurred at just before 7 a.m. Thursday morning at the intersection of Saunders Sett

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2018-01-18 12:54:00

City weighs $3 million payment to DOT worker disabled in mowing accident

A Buffalo Common Council committee is recommending a $3 million settlement to a state worker who sustained "life-changing" injuries in a lawn mower accident on the job. Michael Yusczyk was working for the New York State Department of Transportation when he was injured May 4, 2011, while mowing the l

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-18 14:00:42

Developer receives approval for medical office building in East Amherst

Natale Builders plans to construct a single-story medical office building in East Amherst near the Transit Valley Country Club. The company is talking to prospective tenants but won't start construction until someone commits to the space, according to Bobby Corrao, president of Natale Development. T

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-19 11:47:43