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Motorcyclist killed in Bloomfield crash

A motorcycle rider died in a crash in Bloomfield on Friday. According to police, it happened on Hall Boulevard, also known as Route 218, and Simsbury Road, Route 185. The road is closed. Police said the rider lost control and was thrown over a guardrail. The rider was pronounced dead at the scene. T

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-03-23 16:07:00

Hartford man charged with molesting young EH girl

A Hartford man is accused of inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl on multiple occasions last year, including at her home in East Hartford. The man, Abisai Rodriguez, 31, was charged March 6 with fourth-degree sexual assault and illegal sexual contact. His bond was set at $10,000 for that cas

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2018-03-22 15:59:00

Cleaning Lady Charged With Taking Expensive Watch in Glastonbury

GLASTONBURY, CT - A woman working for a cleaning service company has been charged with stealing a watch from a Glastonbury home, police said. Colleen Malone, 22, of Lebanon, was charged with third-degree larceny, which placed the value of the watch at between $2,000 and $10,000, according to state

PATCH - 2018-03-22 20:18:10

Berlin town offices will be closed on Good Friday

BERLIN - All Town departments will close at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 29th and be closed on Friday, March 30 in observance of Good Friday. The normal trash/recycling schedule will apply. - Town of Berlin BERLIN - All Town departments will close at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 29th and be close

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-03-24 00:07:00

Another church offering sanctuary to New Britain couple facing deportation

OLD LYME - A New Britain couple who came to the United States from Pakistan in 2000, has been ordered to leave the country. Instead, they received sanctuary from the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme. Malik Rehman and Zahida Altaf said in November, they got approval from immigration officials

FOX61.COM - 2018-03-23 22:22:57

Under new deal, state will pay off Hartford's debt

Connecticut has agreed to pay off Hartford's general obligation debt - about $550 million over the next two decades or so - as part of the bailout promised to the city under the most recent state budget. The deal between Hartford leaders and the state calls for Connecticut officials to pick up the c

BONDBUYER.COM - 2018-03-23 16:06:02

Rollover Crash Closes I-91 Southbound in Enfield

ENFIELD, CT - State police have closed Interstate 91 southbound at exit 48 due to a rollover accident Friday morning. A police radio transmission at 7:15 a.m. indicated the crash was "a non-fatality." However, police said they expect the highway closure to be "a considerable length of time."

PATCH - 2018-03-23 11:13:32

New Britain man found with stolen gun, cocaine in Plainville motel

PLAINVILLE - Police arrested a New Britain man on Wednesday after he was found with more than 20 grams of cocaine and a stolen gun in a local motel. Anthony Sola, 24, was found by bail enforcement agents, as he was wanted for failing to appear in connection with five pending criminal cases. In thos

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-03-22 23:02:00

PD: Bloomfield man arrested after stabbing father in chest

Photo: Bloomfield Police Department. BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)-A son is accused of stabbing his father in the chest in Bloomfield, according to police. 35-year-old Carlos Cameron was arrested on Wednesday, and is accused of stabbing his 68-year-old father in the chest with a kitchen knife after an


Ex-Springfield police officer charged with raping 8-year-old girl

SPRINGFIELD -- A former Springfield police officer is facing a rape charge after allegedly sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl. Emmanuel Rivera, 30, of Springfield, pleaded not guilty Friday to one count of rape of a child by force and was held for a bail hearing Wednesday in Springfield District


Middletown man charged with sexually assaulting child

MIDDLETOWN - A Middletown man was arrested on charges that he sexually assaulted a child. Gary L Steele Sr., 51 was charged with risk of injury to child, two counts of injury or risk of injury to, or impairing morals of, children / sale of children, and first -degree sex assault intercourse with for

FOX61.COM - 2018-03-22 17:54:40

Middletown to unveil plans for 'Stubby' statue on Friday; Cat Tales to hold annual Cats in the Castle fundraiser; Antique Appraisal day is Saturday in East Hampton; Mercy High School holding raffle; Podunk Bluegrass Festival holding contests

MIDDLETOWN - Mayor Dan Drew, Curt Deane, Middletown veteran groups, and Trees of Honor Memorial supporters invite the community to the CT Trees of Honor Memorial in Veterans Memorial Park today, Friday at 11 a.m. as they announce plans to erect a bronze sculpture tribute this spring to Sergeant Stub

MIDDLETOWN PRESS - 2018-03-23 04:13:06

The Latest Big Lottery Winners from Hartford and Tolland Counties

Check out the latest winners of $10,000 or more from Hartford and Tolland counties in assorted Connecticut Lottery games. Information is from March 14 through 20, 2018 and is furnished by the CT Lottery. Check out the latest winners of $10,000 or more from Hartford and Tolland counties in assorted

PATCH - 2018-03-22 04:37:23

School Day Hours Altered in Hartford

HARTFORD, CT - A pending snowstorm has prompted Hartford school officials to follow the early dismissal schedule on Wednesday, March 21. A winter storm warning is in effect for all of Connecticut from 8 a.m. Wednesday to 8 a.m. Thursday, with heavy snow anticipated, according to the National Weather


Police Seeking Suspect in Waterbury Murder

Police have arrested two suspects in the murder of a 24-year-old man in Waterbury in August and said they have warrants for two others, including one who remains at large. The arrests are for suspects in the murder of David Rivera-Mateo. Officers found him when they responded to 170 Willow St., at 1


PD: Southington man arrested after strangling, attempting to throw victim out hotel window

Michael Lasek (Photo: Southington police) SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) - A Southington man is facing a number of charges after allegedly being involved in a dispute while in a hotel room. According to police, 39-year-old Michael Lasek became involved in the incident with another person at the Residen


Hartford man gets 10 years in prison for injuring toddler

HARTFORD - A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for severely beating his then-girlfriend's 18-month-old son. The Hartford Courant reports that 25-year-old Courtney King Saunders was sentenced Tuesday. Prosecutors say Saunders was caring for the child in March 2016 when the boy


Seniors' listings for the March 23 edition

WESTCHESTER THEATRE BUS TRIP. Bus leaves at 9 a.m. Enjoy a matinee performance featuring the music of Marvin Hamlisch. Enjoy a pre-show lunch. Cost is $104. Park at the church. Contact Calendar House, (860) 621-3014. SUNDAY, APRIL 29 SOUTHINGTON CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL BUS TRIP. 8 a.m. Calendar Hous


Hartford police investigate after man shot in jaw

(File) HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- Police are investigating after a man was shot in the jaw in Hartford on Monday afternoon. Police say officers responded to 474 Woodland Street for the report of a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers were able to determine that the victim had been shot on Woo


Nor'easter grounds flights, with a foot of snow forecast, but nothing yet

HARTFORD - Another winter storm is impacting the state as the first day of spring seems like a distant dream. Bradley International Airport says approximately 40 percent of today's flights are cancelled due to weather conditions. Over 600 state plow trucks and 200 private contractors are gearing u