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Cheshire Police Warning Residents to Shelter in Place Due to Active Shooter

Police are urging residents in the area of 137 Fairway Drive to shelter in place due to a barricaded person shooting at them.No other information was made immediately available.NBC Connecticut has a crew headed to the scene and will provide updates as they become available.No other information was m

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-06-22 23:53:51

Middletown woman arrested after burglarizing $20,000 of jewelry and money from Southington residence

Southington Police announced that on June 18 at approximately 12:15 a.m. Molly Rothschild, age 26 of Middletown, CT, was arrested via an active arrest warrant. The warrant stems from an incident that was investigated on May 11. Rothschild was charged with third degree burglary and first degree larce

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2018-06-22 12:13:04

New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart's American Flag Stolen

Stewart, who is also seeking to become the state's next lieutenant governor, posted a video from a surveillance camera on her personal Facebook page.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-06-22 22:41:01

Man with outstanding warrants caught: police

Jason R. Miller, 28, of West Hartford, was arrested Monday after employees at the T.J. Maxx on Route 83 stopped the woman, Lauren Evanko, 29, of New Britain, and found she was attempting to conceal merchandise in her clothes and leave the store without paying for them, according to authorities.

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2018-06-22 16:05:00

Bristol PD: 2 arrests made after drugs, fireworks found during traffic stop

BRISTOL, Conn. (WTNH) - Two arrests were made after police allegedly founddrugs, a weapon andillegal fireworksduring a traffic stop inBristolearly Friday morning.

WTNH.COM - 2018-06-22 12:33:58

2 separate motorcycle crashes close lanes, delay traffic on I-84 near Southington/Plainville line

Courtesy of the state Department of Transportation.AdvertisementCourtesy of the state Department of Transportation.Courtesy of the state Department of Transportation.Courtesy of the state Department of Transportation.AdvertisementCourtesy of the state Department of Transportation.Two separate motorc

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2018-06-22 09:52:00

Plainville Voters approve two new fire trucks

Plainville Fire Tower 1 sits inside the department's West Main Street headquarters. Voters opted to replace it and Engine 1 by referendum on June 19, 2018. | Devin Leith-Yessian/Plainville CitizenAdvertisementPlainville Fire Engine 1 sits inside the department's West Main Street headquarters. Voters

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2018-06-22 17:22:00

Southington man charged with DUI after car accident

Southington Police announced that on March 19 at approximately 10:16 p.m., officers responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries on Queen St. in the area of 1079 Queen St. Investigation shows that Mark Campochiaro, age 51 of Southington, was operating his vehicle in the northbound lane of Que

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2018-06-22 12:04:35

Both Sides of Charter Oak Bridge in Hartford Closed

Connecticut State PoliceBoth sides of the Charter Oak Bridge in Hartford are closed after a tractor-trailer hit a bridge abutment.The crash is on the northbound side.No injuries are reported.No additional information was immediately available.No Apparent Justification for Police Shooting of Pa. Teen

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-06-22 11:00:22

Ex-death row inmate sentenced to life for murder

Lazale Ashby, 33, had his sentence converted as a result of the state Supreme Court decision to end capital punishment.


The Bristol Press - Plainville voters back bonding $2.1M to replace two aging firetrucks

When the issue of the aging firetrucks was first brought before the Town Council, Council Chair Kathy Pugliese said the town’s financial planner had supported the firetruck replacement go to bonding in a separate referendum rather than being included in the budget. Pugliese said at the time that the

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-06-21 20:39:00

Officers respond to report of suicidal female

Southington Police announced that on June 19 at approximately 5:27 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence on Marion Ave. in Southington on a report of a suicidal, 71 year-old female. Officers obtained information that the female was reported to be alone in the residence and possibly had acces

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2018-06-22 12:17:06

Time Running Out on $1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in Berlin

The ticket was for the Jan, 6 drawing. It missed the Powerball number — 26 — but matched the first five numbers drawn, 12 - 29 - 30 - 33 - 61.

PATCH - 2018-06-21 21:25:43

New Britain Herald - Ribbon is cut at Cowork New Britain

Karla Santos | Staff New Britain Economic Development Director Bill Carroll, second from left, and New Britain Chamber of Commerce Director Tim Stewart hold the ends of the ceremonial ribbon at Cowork New Britain Wednesday, Also present were Downtown District Executive Director Gerry Amodio, third f

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-06-21 20:58:00

Dog Survives Bear Attack in Bristol

In a Facebook post, Struckman said "It was the single most scariest thing I have ever witnessed. The bear bit and clawed at him. The amount of blood loss was ridiculous. Thankfully, after spending the entire morning in surgery, Charlie is home resting."


The Bristol Press - Man offered girls candy, followed them home in Bristol

Buy this photoPublished on Wednesday, 20 June 2018 12:57Written byLISA BACKUS@LBACKUSNBHBRISTOL – Police are looking for the adult male who offered two young girls candy at the south entrance of Bristol Public Library Tuesday and then followed them home in his vehicle.Superintendent of Schools Dr. S


Southington man suffers serious injuries in Wednesday Cheshire motorcycle crash

A motorcycle crash has closed the intersection of Route 70 and Country Club Road. | Jeniece Roman, Record-JournalAdvertisementA motorcycle crash has closed the intersection of Route 70 and Country Club Road. | Jeniece Roman, Record-JournalA motorcycle crash has closed the intersection of Route 70 an

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2018-06-21 16:43:00

The Bristol Press - Truck rollover snarls Route 72, I-84 in Plainville

The accident was reported at 7:51 a.m. on Route 72 near Exit 33 and Interstate 84, state police said.There were no injuries. Route 72 was closed for a few hours, the two right lanes of I-84 for a while longer.All lanes on both roads were reopened to traffic by late Tuesday afternoon.The accident is


The Bristol Press - Convicted Plainville child abuser going back to prison

Richard Martel, 26, of 14 Geneva Ave., took a plea bargain in Bristol Superior Court, accepting a prison sentence of two years and a day. He admitted to violating probation and one count of failure to appear, the latter for not showing up in court on April 6.


Meriden Business Owner Sentenced For $600K Fraud Scheme

MERIDEN, CT — Meriden's Digby Kerr, 50, who owned a transportation broker firm in Meriden, was sentenced this week to 12 months and one day in federal prison for defrauding four manufacturing companies of more than $600,000, according to authorities. Kerr was also sentenced to three years of supervi