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Portland Police Search for Witnesses to Fatal Hit-and-Run on Arrigoni Bridge

Police are looking for witnesses to a fatal crash on the Arrigoni Bridge on Nov. 4. Daquan Moore, a 22-year-old father of two from Middletown, was on a scooter when another driver hit him and succumbed to his injuries, according to police. Police said a white Audi hit the back of Moore's scooter and

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-11-17 20:17:35

Portland Police Seek Witnesses In Deadly Arrigoni Bridge Collision

Police are looking for the occupants of a car that witnessed a deadly collision on the Arrigoni Bridge earlier this month. Police said they believe the witnesses, a male driver and female passenger, were traveling in a 1999-2001, silver or champagne color, Chrysler LHS when the collision occurred. T

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-17 20:30:00

Hartford man arrested after tossing heroin in dumpster

(WTNH)- A Hartford man is accused of tossing more than $285,000 worth of heroin into a dumpster while trying to run from police in Ohio. Renaldo Diaz-Guzman, 25, is now in Ohio police custody. Police said he tossed the 3.5 pounds of heroin into the dumpster as he was running from officers following

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-18 02:50:27

Hartford Man Gets 50 Years For Murder He Tried To Make Look Like Suicide

A Hartford man who smoked PCP with one of his drug customers and then fired a bullet into her forehead in March 2015 was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison. In September, a Hartford Superior Court jury took two and a half hours to convict Anthony Pernell, 40, of murder in the killing of Lilliana

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-17 17:20:00

Woman charged with damaging landlord's property

An East Hartford woman was taken into custody Friday on two outstanding warrants for damaging her landlord's property, police said. Manchester Police said Rochelle Haskins, of 67 Sisson St. in East Hartford, was charged with first-degree criminal damage to a landlord's property. She was being held i

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2017-11-18 13:00:00

'Something needed to be done': Police out in force on I-95

In September, Lt. Daniel Loughman became the new commanding officer of state police Troop F in Westbrook, responsible for a region cornered by Branford, Middletown and Old Lyme. A month later, a dump truck, unable to stop for traffic, sent a Ford Mustang spinning into a tractor-trailer near Exit 71

THEDAY - 2017-11-19 02:06:00

Republican tax bills take aim at higher education

Fairfield University had no sooner opened a new nursing school in the fall than it was cutting the ribbon on a new student dining hall. It's also full speed ahead on a new residence hall and ground is set to be broken next spring on a new business school building. If the pace of new construction on

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-18 05:19:34

Notorious Mafia 'boss of bosses' Toto Riina dead at 87

Getting calls from your own number? Don't pick upGetting calls from your own number? Don't pick up Updated: Thursday, November 16 2017 4:44 PM EST2017-11-16 21:44:46 GMT It can be a bit startling, to get an incoming call from your own number and see your own photo staring back at you. But if you get

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-11-18 03:22:00

Ashburn New Year's Events: 2018 Guide

LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA - Love it or hate it, New Year's Eve soon will be upon us. Whether you plan to ring in 2018 at your favorite restaurant, at a buzzing party with friends or simply plopped in front of the TV, we've got you covered. So prepare to pop the bubbly, come up with some resolutions you act

PATCH - 2017-11-18 15:56:46

Thanksgiving Dinner: Restaurants Open In Ashburn Area

ASHBURN, VA - If you don't want to cook on Thanksgiving or need a meal in between, making lunch and dinner reservations is still an option in the Ashburn area - but the option is quickly fading. A handful of restaurants are open but tables are going fast and you may be looking at a reservation waiti

PATCH - 2017-11-17 17:17:19

Early Thanksgiving Weather Forecast For Ashburn

ASHBURN, VA-Thanksgiving is shaping up to be a cold one, so you may have to bundle up before and after your family dinner. But don't be expecting the first snow of the season. Temperatures could drop to 32 degrees, while the chance for precipitation is low, according to the early Weather.com forecas

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Former Middleburg resident and 'Project Runway' star dies at 53

Anne Eustis "Wendy" Pepper, a former Middleburg business owner and finalist on the show "Project Runway" died Nov. 12. The 53-year-old fashion designer "died peacefully" on Sunday "surrounded by her loving family," according to an obituary published in the Washington Post. Her obituary does not spec

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-18 18:19:00

Pedestrian Hit And Killed In Loudoun County

LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA - A man was killed early Saturday morning after being hit by a vehicle while walking in the area of Sycolin Road and Gourley Transit Drive near Leesburg, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's office. The man, 27, of Bristow, was pronounced dead at the scene. Shortly after 1:30

PATCH - 2017-11-19 00:21:32

Bristow man dies after struck in roadway near Leesburg

A Bristow man died early Saturday after he was struck by a vehicle near Leesburg, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. The 27-year-old man died at the scene and his name has not been released, LCSO spokesperson Kraig Troxell said. The man was allegedly walking in the southbound lane of

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-11-18 16:40:00

Leesburg Town Councilman Ron Campbell announces mayoral bid

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 by Sydney Kashiwagi, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | 0 comments | Email this story After less than a year of serving on the Leesburg Town Council, Ron Campbell announced today he plans to challenge mayor and veteran town councilwoman Kelly Burk in

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2017-11-18 16:49:05

Purcellville Council Calls Emergency Closed Session for 'Administrative Investigation'

The Purcellville Town Council met this morning in a hastily called closed session with three lawyers, including Loudoun's commonwealth's attorney. The emergency meeting was announced at 7:43 p.m. Friday and began at 9 a.m. The stated purpose of the meeting was "to consult with legal counsel employed

LOUDOUNNOW.COM - 2017-11-18 14:12:49

170 firefighters battle fire in 6-story apartment building

NEW YORK (AP) - Firefighters are battling a large fire on the top floors of a six-story New York City apartment building. The fire started Friday afternoon on the top floor of the Harlem building. The Fire Department of New York says 170 firefighters are at the scene. There are no reports of injurie

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-17 21:39:18

Reminder: Genesee Valley Wind Ensemble performs Sunday afternoon at Alexander Central School

The purpose of the GVWE is to serve and to provide the Greater Genesee Valley audience with new and familiar live music, to serve its membership with the opportunity to perform challenging wind ensemble literature and to create the opportunity for the conductor and musicians to grow their collective

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-11-18 19:24:00

Photos: Wonderland of Trees gala at Holland Land Office Museum

The theme of one Christmas on display at the Holland Land Office Museum Wonderland of Trees is decorated with pictures of Jim Owen, who is frequently in local media pictures. Above, he poses with an autographed picture he received today from the office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The picture was taken whi

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-11-18 18:24:05

Winter is coming. And they are ready

BATAVIA - Inside his office at the Bureau of Maintenance, Superintendent Ray Tourt's computer is open to three tabs. "I've got, up here, National Weather Service, Accuweather and Intellicast, and they all say snow, but they all have different amounts," Tourt said Thursday morning as he and dozens of

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2017-11-18 13:15:00