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Police ID Pedestrian Killed in Weekend Crash

DANBURY, CT — Police have identified the man who was killed after being struck by a car on White Street over the weekend, theNews Timesis reporting.Jose Yupangui, 43, of Danbury, was crossing White Street on foot near the intersection with Ives Street when he was struck by a car being driven by Jhon

PATCH - 2018-10-23 21:15:53

Newtown Police: Alleged Car Thief Arrested After Crash + Foot Chase

Nothing like a stolen car crash and a foot pursuit to start off a Tuesday the right way.According to a press release from the Newtown Police Department, that's exactly what happened in the wee hours of the morning today (October 23), as officers were dispatched at about 3:00 AM in search of a stolen

I95 ROCK - 2018-10-23 10:22:53

Lawsuit Filed After Pregnant Woman Killed In Crash

SHELTON, CT — The mother of a woman killed in a Shelton crash is suing her son-in-law and the man he was allegedly racing, according to a lawsuit.

PATCH - 2018-10-23 19:27:10

Three arrested for illegally hunting deer; used flashlights

Image1of3Three men have been arrested in connection with illegal deer hunting in Roxbury on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Among them is Mihali Marnelakis, 22, of Southbury.

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2018-10-23 17:00:00

Newborn boy's body found at Stamford recycling center

STAMFORD, CT (WFSB) -- Stamford police are investigating after the body of a newborn baby boy was found at a recycling center.The baby's body was found on Tuesday morning, by workers at the City Carting and Recycling Facility.The baby was found mixed in with recyclables.Investigators are focusing th

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-10-23 21:30:00

College athlete killed by ex-boyfriend after filing complaint against him, police say

SALT LAKE CITY (AP/Meredith) - A University of Utah student and track athlete who was shot and killed on campus by a former boyfriend had filed a police complaint against him after she learned he was a sex offender and broke off the relationship, authorities said Tuesday. Investigators had been work

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-10-23 20:31:00

Newtown Student Makes Goodwin College Dean's List

Dean's List inclusion requires a student to earn a minimum 3.5 GPA, the equivalent of an A- average, during a given academic session.

PATCH - 2018-10-23 17:42:03

6 children dead, 12 others infected in 'severe' viral outbreak at NJ facility: Health Department

NEW JERSEY - Six pediatric patients are dead and 12 others sick due to a "severe" viral outbreak at a facility in New Jersey, the Department of Health said in a statement Tuesday. The department confirmed 18 cases of adenovirus among pediatric residents at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabili

PIX11.COM - 2018-10-23 17:50:47

DEEP identifies man killed in Brookfield boating incident

BROOKFIELD, CT (WFSB) - One man has died after a boating accident on Candlewood Lake in Brookfield. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection identified the man as 48-year-old Gary Hayes of East Hartford. DEEP said its crews were called to Candlewood Lake around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday for

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-10-22 13:48:00

Deceased man from Candlewood Lake boat accident identified

Joseph Miranda, 29 of Manchester, swam to shore and refused medical treatment. The second man, Gary Hayes, 48 of East Hartford, was located in the water and transported to Danbury hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-22 14:08:22

CT Lottery Officials Reveal Where $1M Powerball Ticket Was Sold

ROCKY HILL, CT — Connecticut Lottery officials have revealed where a winning Powerball ticket worth a cool 1 million bucks was sold — Prospect.The drawing was Saturday and the ticket was sold at the Prospect Smoke Shop on Waterbury Road in Prospect, according to the CT Lottery officials.The winner h

PATCH - 2018-10-22 17:15:07

After frost, what’s this winter looking like?

Oxford had a low of 26 degrees; Danbury, 28 degrees; Bridgeport and White Plains airport, near Greenwich, 34; and New Haven, 38.

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2018-10-22 12:00:06

Driver fell asleep in crash that closed I-684 for 15 hours: Cops

A pickup truck crashed into a large sign pole closing all southbound lanes between exit 8 in Croton Falls and exit 6 in Katonah Oct. 21, 2018.Frank Becerra Jr. , fbecerra@lohud.com

LOHUD.COM - 2018-10-22 16:08:00

Oxford Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs

OXFORD, CT — The school year is in its second month and there are still several available jobs the local school district is looking to fill. It's important to note, that these positions are either vacant and or mandated by the state or federal government.The school system is not adding new positions

PATCH - 2018-10-22 14:00:00

Police: 14-year-old boy steals Maserati

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) - Police have charged a 14-year-old boy with stealing a Maserati from a home in Connecticut in April. Greenwich police arrested the teen Friday in Waterbury. Police tell the Greenwich Time the teen stole the 2017 Maserati Levante from a home in the affluent town's Cos Cob neigh

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-22 15:51:48

Undocumented man detained while delivering pizza at Brooklyn army base arrested for allegedly pushing, slapping wife

HEMPSTEAD, NY — An undocumented man who faced deportation after he delivered pizza to an Army base in Brooklyn was arrested Saturday for allegedly pushing and slapping his wife, according to court documents.

PIX11.COM - 2018-10-22 16:27:51

Police ID Man Who Died in Boating Accident on Candlewood Lake

Police said 29-year-old Joseph Miranda, of Manchester, swam to the shore and refused medical treatment. A second man, 48-year-old Gary Hayes, of East Hartford, was found in the water and was transported to Danbury Hospital, where he later died.


DEEP officers investigate man’s death on Candlewood Lake

Two males were recovered from the vessel. One male is safe and unharmed and a second male was transported to Danbury Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased, DEEP stated on Twitter.


Former Newtown educators said they did everything they could to help Adam Lanza

The report, written by two former Newtown school district administrators, seeks to correct the record that educators missed red flag signs about Adam Lanza, the isolated former Newtown High School student who committed the worst crime in Connecticut history.


PD: Man charged with attempted murder after Stratford shooting

According to officials, around 10:45 p.m., units responded to Wiklund Avenue after learning of an alleged assault and shots being fired.