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New Britain woman transported to hospital after crashing her car into her front porch

NEW BRITAIN - An elderly woman was transported to the hospital Friday after crashing her car into the porch of her home at 93 Winthrop St. Police did not immediately know how the crash happened.


New Britain woman held liable for Southington hit-and-run: police

SOUTHINGTON - A New Britain woman has been charged after her vehicle was involved in a hit-and-run accident during a snowstorm in March in Southington. Katherine Pulgarin, 29, faces one count of liability of owner for evading responsibility. She is free on $500 bond and is scheduled to appear in Bri


Waterbury Teacher Accused of Having Inappropriate Relationship With Student

A Waterbury high school teacher has been charged with sexual assault, accused of having a relationship with a student. Jeffrey Lucian, 49, was arrested Thursday. He is charged with fourth-degree sexual assault.


Police: Man threatened to shoot CT Stop & Shop strikers with AK-47

On the eve of the ninth day of the Stop & Shop workers strike, a man called a Wethersfield Stop & Shop and threatened to “shoot them (strikers) with an AK-47” when he learned they were still on strike, according to police.


New Britain baseball's winning streak ends after loss to Wilbur Cross

NEW BRITAIN - The New Britain baseball team continued to make improvements at the plate on Friday afternoon, but those improvements are still slow and steady, as the Hurricanes’ bats couldn’t find the explosive inning they needed.


Woman arrested with loaded pistol at Bradley Airport

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WTNH) - Another arrest at Bradley International Airport after a woman tried to get through security with a loaded pistol. Kandice Wainwright was arrested at the TSA checkpoint in windsor locks early Friday morning.


Police have identified suspected caller in Hartford mosque threat, but investigation continues

Police say they know who called in a virulent threat to a Hartford mosque last month, intimidating the African American, immigrant and refugee Muslims who worship there, though law enforcement have made no arrests.


After Food Fight at Conn. School, Numerous Students Arrested as Teacher, School Officer Are Injured

A chaotic food fight has led to the arrests of several high school students — and left both a school resource officer and a teacher injured. The Stamford Police Department revealed in a Facebook post that “numerous juveniles” were arrested last week at a Connecticut high school for their alleged rol


Man Shot in Meriden Has Serious Injuries

A man who was shot in Meriden early Friday morning has serious injuries and was taken to a local trauma center. The shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. at the corner of South 1st Street and North 1st Street.


Meriden police cancel Silver Alert for missing 2-yr-old

MERIDEN — Police have canceled a Silver Alert for a missing 2-year-old. Police said the alert for Jaxon Flematti, 2, of Meriden, was canceled. Silver Alerts are issued by law enforcement agencies for missing people of all ages. Amber Alerts are issued for children who are believed to be in danger.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Windsor sex offender sentenced to 18 years in prison for trying to lure teen to Hartford for sex

A Windsor sex offender was sentenced to 18 years in prison Thursday for trying to lure a 13-year-old girl to Hartford to engage in sexual activity in 2017, prosecutors said. Andrew Cunningham, 39, was sentenced to 216 months in prison followed by 10 years of supervised release and already is a regis


Car crashes down embankment on Route 9 in Cromwell

CROMWELL – State police, Cromwell Fire Department, and other first responders are on the scene of a crash on Route 9. The accident happened about 7:15 this morning, on the southbound side of the highway, south of exit 18 (Route 99). just north of the Arrigoni Bridge. The car appears to have gone off


The Top Stories To End The Week In Hartford and Tolland Counties

Here are the top stories to close out the week in Hartford and Tolland counties. Click on the headlines to see the stories in full.


TRAFFIC: I-91 Southbound in Windsor is closed due to an overturned vehicle

(WTNH) - Connecticut DOT reports Interstate-91 Southbound in Windsor is closed between Exits 37 and 36 because of a car accident involving an overturned motor vehicle. The DOT reported this incident on Friday, April 19 at 7:38 pm.


Bristol man allegedly assaulted police officer during eviction

BRISTOL - A city man has been accused of assaulting a police officer when he was being evicted earlier this month. Otilio Salgado, 70, allegedly grabbed the officer by the neck, preventing him from breathing or talking for a short time, as he was with another officer and a state marshal at 55 Gaylor


First on Fox: Sources say Witherspoon unarmed when officers fired on car

MIDDLETOWN — A source close to the investigation tells FOX 61 that the body camera video, which State Police Commissioner James Rovella says he expects to release next week, shows that Paul Witherspoon was unarmed when officers opened fire on his car.


Arrest made for triple shooting in Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - A man is facing charges after a triple shooting in Hartford. According to police, on Tuesday around 10:20 p.m., units responded to the area of Brook Street and Bedford Street where they observed several victims running through basketball courts with gunshot wounds.


Man free while facing probation charges

A man who was convicted of reduced charges after being accused of raping two South Windsor High School girls — and is now accused of violating probation conditions through a relationship with a woman with a 5-year-old daughter — was released from jail Thursday after his family posted bond.


Meriden Police investigating overnight shooting

MERIDEN -- Meriden Police are investigating an early morning shooting on South 1st Street in Meriden. Police have not released much information surrounding the investigation, but they could be seen in and around a home on the corner of North 1st, and South 1st Street.