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New Britain man charged in connection with sexual assault on children

NEW BRITAIN — Police arrested a man in connection with two sexual assault cases involving children on Monday. Police said they arrested Pedro Torres, 57, of New Britain, on charges related to two separate sexual assault complaints. One incident was from July of 2018 and the second incident stems fro

FOX61.COM - 2018-12-11 23:55:39

State picks nine new marijuana dispensaries

HARTFORD — The state Department of Consumer Protection on Tuesday announced the approval of nine new dispensary locations in a virtual doubling of the medical marijuana program, including Stamford, Westport, Meriden and New Haven, to serve the nearly 30,450 patients.


Farmington Police Blotter: Dec. 4-10

FARMINGTON, CT — Here are the most recent arrest logs, as provided by the Farmington Police Department. Items reflect charges filed, not convictions. Juan J. Nieves Diaz, 46, of 15 Bionson St., New Britain, was charged with sixth-degree larceny and second-degree failure to appear, in connection with

PATCH - 2018-12-11 18:18:00

Several cars stolen from Southington neighborhood

SOUTHINGTON, CT (WFSB) - It's a crime of opportunity. People stealing cars while the vehicles are warming up in driveways. It's been happening state-wide and now this morning two cars were stolen in Southington.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-12-10 22:00:00

Meriden Man Arrested For DUI At McDonald's Drive-Through

MERIDEN, CT - A local man faces charges after he pulled into a Wallingford McDonald's drive-through while intoxicated Saturday night, according to the Meriden Record-Journal. Erik Gonzalez, 39, was charged with driving under the influence and drinking while driving.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 14:18:00

Route 15 Accident In Meriden Leaves 3 Injured

MERIDEN, CT - A Tuesday night three-car crash left three people injured, the Meriden Record-Journal reported. Crews responded to the 6:15 p.m. crash and two lanes were closed. The lane closures resulted in moderate traffic delays.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 23:38:00

Manchester man gets 20 years in gunpoint rape of ‘friend’

A Manchester man convicted by a jury in October of raping a longtime friend of his at gunpoint in the woods behind an East Hartford apartment complex was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison.

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2018-12-11 16:21:00

Posts And Notebooks By Sandy Hook Shooter Give Insight Into Tortured Mind

HARTFORD, Conn. — Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman’s anger, scorn for other people, and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the shooting. The documents that a court ordered Connecticut Stat

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-11 12:30:04

2nd Arrest Made In Southington Cough Medicine Fraud Case

SOUTHINGTON, CT — A second arrest has been made in a prescription fraud case out of Southington, police said. On Dec. 5, Westly Valentin, 23, of New Britain, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and charged with second-degree forgery, conspiracy to commit second-degree forgery and conspiracy to il

PATCH - 2018-12-10 19:00:00

Hartford Apartments Turned Into Drug Hub, Manager Sentenced

HARTFORD, CT— A Hartford apartment manager was sentenced to 28 months in federal prison after allowing the complex to be turned into a drug trafficking hub. Franlyn Nieves, 63, allowed 8-10 Hamilton Street, a six-unit apartment building to store, process and distribute heroin and fentanyl, according

PATCH - 2018-12-11 13:15:00

Documents reveal disturbing details of Sandy Hook shooter’s life

SANDY HOOK, CT (WFSB) - There are more disturbing details in one of the worst acts of violence in our state's history. Documents from the investigation into the Sandy Hook Massacre have been released, shedding light on the gunman's anger and hatred for others.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-12-10 21:30:00

Police make second arrest for forged prescription at Price Chopper

A second arrest was made by Southington police with a prescription forging incident in October 2018 at the Price Chopper on Queen Street. On Wednesday, Dec. 5, Westly Valentin, 23, of New Britain, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for his involvement in the incident.

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2018-12-10 18:07:34

Southington Farmhouse Comes With 'Tiki Hut' and Waterfall

SOUTHINGTON, CT — A Southington farmhouse has a tropical flair — and it's for sale. See what it takes to own it below:. Address: 855 Old Turnpike Rd, Southington, Connecticut.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 20:36:00

Documents shed light on Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza's tortured mind

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman's anger, scorn for other people, and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the shooting.

CBS NEWS - 2018-12-10 17:24:00

Hundreds of tires ruined after vandals throw screws in Plainville roads

Police say it's a nasty form of vandalism. Someone in Plainville is throwing screws on the road to blow out tires. The numbers are starting to add up and police are getting concerned someone could get an accident.

WTNH.COM - 2018-12-07 03:14:00

Hartford police search for missing woman

Hartford Police are asking for the public’s help to locate an 84-year-old woman this afternoon. Police said Christina Garcia left her home just before noon on Sunday without relaying information about where she was going to her daughter.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-12-09 20:54:00

Family who lost loved one seeks changes to missing persons alert system

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - A family in Virginia who lost their loved one after she was abducted is seeking change for the missing person's alert system. It's a change that could impact Connecticut.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-12-10 11:00:00

Lane reopens following I-84 crash in Southington

SOUTHINGTON, CT (WFSB) - Several vehicles were involved in a crash that's slowing traffic on Interstate 84 east in Southington. However, state police report that the highway was cleared shortly after 8 a.m.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-12-10 12:15:00

Ski Mount Southington is today's living local deal!

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Ski Mount Southington is a great way to get your family outdoors. It's this week's Living Local Deal. Office Manager Brian McCloskey tells us what you can expect when they reopen on Saturday, September 8 at 9:00 a.m.

WTNH.COM - 2018-12-10 14:23:00

Farmington: Check Out 5 Local Homes For Sale

FARMINGTON, CT — On the hunt for a new house nearby, but getting tired of seeing the same old property listings every time you search online? Not to fear! To keep you in the game, we've compiled an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.

PATCH - 2018-12-09 21:40:00