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New Britain Herald - New Britain Police blotter

Rosa Ivette Mercado, 42, 97 Plaza Drive, Middletown, was charged on Aug. 1 with third-degree assault, second-degree threatening, disorderly conduct, second-degree strangulation/suffocate, risk of injury to a child and third-degree criminal mischief.


Police, Crime Scene Tape Outside of Hoffman's Gun Center in Newington

NBC ConnecticutMultiple police cars and crime scene tape are outside of Hoffman's Gun Center on Wednesday morning.Crime scene tape was hung up in the parking lot of the store located on the Berlin Turnpike.This is a developing story. NBC Connecticut will update this story as details come into the ne

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-08-15 14:50:47

New Britain Herald - Election Update: Voters turn out at poll location in New Britain to support Democratic candidates

Of those who voted so far, 8 percent were Democrats and 14 percent were Republicans. There are 15,000 registered Democrats in the city of New Britain and 3,400 registered Republicans.

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-08-14 13:52:00

Man Wanted for Armed Robbery in West Hartford, Getaway Driver Arrested: Police

In a release, officers said he entered the store, reached over the counter and grabbed cash from the register drawer. He was holding what appeared to be a black pistol in his other hand and left out of the store, heading possibly south. He was wearing a blue button down shirt, dark pants and a dark

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-08-15 14:02:36

Newington police investigating shooting on Berlin Turnpike

Newington — Police are investigating a shooting on the Berlin Turnpike Wednesday morning.Police were called to the area of 2686 Berlin Turnpike shortly before 10 a.m. The road is not closed at this time.This is a developing story.

FOX61.COM - 2018-08-15 14:30:02

New Britain Herald - Mayor Erin Stewart loses Lt. Gov bid; Lamont, Stefanowski head tickets for Governor

At about 11 p.m., New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart conceded defeat to Southington state Sen. Joe Markley in her bid to be the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor. Markley, the party endorsed candidate, also outpaced Darien First Selectwoman Jayme Stevenson.

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-08-14 23:49:00

Customer walks into liquor store – without noticing bear standing right next to him, video shows

Over the years, liquor stores are likely to see a lot of strange patrons. But itwasn’t a naked manor aguy in a Spider-Man maskwho tried to get inside a Bristol, Conn., booze shop on Monday — it was a curious (and possibly thirsty) black bear.

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-08-15 14:57:00

PD: Man charged after stealing from dollar store in Hartford

According to officials, on Wednesday evening around 5:35 p.m., police responded to a robbery complaint at 426 Park Street.

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-16 01:24:25

Health listings, starting Aug. 17

FREE BALANCE SCREENINGS.Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Appointments necessary. Southington Care Center, 45 Meriden Ave., Southington. (860) 378-1234.

BRISTOLOBSERVER.COM - 2018-08-15 16:07:22

New Britain Herald - Informants names in New Britain serial killer case will remain confidential

Three of the five people who submitted claims for the reward are incarcerated, said New Britain State’s Attorney Brian Preleski who asked that the names of those who received the reward be permanently sealed for their safety. “One (incarcerated individual who provided information in the case) has al

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-08-14 16:57:00

Music listings, starting Aug. 17

FUNKADELIC FEST.7 to 11 p.m. Red Ball Express, The Recess Bureau, Murderous Chanteuse, and Jen Durking and The Business. Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. $20 at the door. (860) 229-2072.

BRISTOLOBSERVER.COM - 2018-08-15 16:00:21

Lamont wins Democratic primary for Connecticut governor

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Wealthy businessman Ned Lamont vowed to create "a firewall" to protect Connecticut from President Donald Trump's policies after easily winning the Democratic nomination for Connecticut governor, defeating Bridgeport mayor and ex-convict Joe Ganim in Tuesday's primary.

AP - 2018-08-15 02:12:12

Police investigating a robbery, shooting in Hartford

HARTFORD — Police are investigating a shooting and robbery Tuesday.Officials said, “The Hartford Police Major Crimes Division is currently investigating a street robbery/shooting in the area of 400 Wethersfield Avenue.”Police are expected to release more information later Tuesday evening.

FOX61.COM - 2018-08-14 21:38:55

Video captures bear walking into Connecticut liquor store

According toWTIC, the bear walked into Crazy Bruce's Discount Liquors on Route 6. The black bear made it through the front door, but an employee managed to lock the inside door so the bear couldn't get into the actual store.

MSN.COM - 2018-08-14 21:30:14

The Bristol Press - Mayor Erin Stewart trailing State Sen. Joe Markley in GOP Lt. Gov. primary; Ned Lamont wins Democratic nomination for governor

Erin Stewart, Lt. Governor GOP primary candidate and Mayor, wins District 11 in New Britain, according to results from Glassman’s results gathering. Her challenger and GOP endorsed candidate and former State Sen. Joe Markley is leading her and other petitioning candidate Jayme Stevenson, according t

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-08-14 22:02:00

Bear takes an afternoon stroll and opens door to liquor store

BRISTOL, Conn, (Circa) - A bear took an afternoon walk and ended up at a liquor stole in Bristol, Connecticut on Monday.

CIRCA.COM - 2018-08-14 18:26:12

Acclaimed Connecticut teacher Hayes wins US House primary

FILE - Jahana Hayes speaks during the Washington Town Committee forum for candidates in the Connecticut 5th Congressional District, featuring Hayes and Mary Glassman, Sunday, July 8, 2018, at Bryan Memorial... more

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-08-15 01:36:06

Man arrested for hate crime after attacking Hartford officer

Devon Adams-Almstad was arrested on a hate crime charge after he threw a brick through a Hartford officer's cruiser window. He said it was in response to recent events in the news. (Hartford police) HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - A man was arrested for hate crime and other charges after police said he smash

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-08-14 13:05:00

Man Smashed Police Car Window with Brick in Hartford: Police

An officer said that while sitting in his marked police car at the intersection of Laurel Street and Farmington Avenue on a road closure around 9:00 p.m., his driver's side window was smashed in by a brick. The officer said the brick nearly missed his head. He suffered minor cuts to his right arm, b


CT LIVE!: Top 10 Lobster Rolls in Connecticut

The CT LIVE! team traveled the state in search of the top lobster roll in the Connecticut. With lots of options to choose from, this is our Top 10. You can't go wrong with any of these delicious choices.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-08-14 20:05:50