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New Britain man dead following crash on Route 72 in Plainville
State police said the car traveled off the road and struck a guardrail and driving into an embankment. The driver, Carl Nauss, 35 of New Britain was taken to Hartford Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
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Road closures announced for Citizens Bank 5K
MIDDLETOWN — The annual Citizens Bank 5K Road Race will take place on Wednesday, July 18, 6-9 p.m., resulting in several road closures in the downtown area. Main Street will be closed between Dingwall Drive and Court Street from 3-9 p.m.
Middletown Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs
MIDDLETOWN, CT — The school year is now over 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.
Police: Bad batch of heroin may have killed four in Litchfield County
Allison Fulton, Housatonic Valley Coalition Against Substance Abuse, listens to a discussion of a plan of action to change how opioid addiction is treated during an News Times Editorial Board meeting on... more
3 firefighters treated after Hartford blaze
Photo GalleryHARTFORD — Three firefighters were treated after a fire in Hartford that damaged a building Monday.The fire on Capitol Avenue was called in at 11:30 a.m. The fire started in the attic of a three-story multi-family home. Three firefighters were treated for heat related issues.The road wa
Hartford man arrested, facing firearms charges after Springfield traffic stop
(Springfield Police Department)SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A Hartford man is facing firearms charges in Springfield after police found illegal firearms in his car after a traffic stop Monday evening.According to Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh, officers arrested47-year-old Maurice William
Man Shot In Meriden Sunday Night
MERIDEN, CT - A man was shot in the hand on Main Street Sunday night, according to theMeriden Record-Journal.Police responded to a shots fired call at 276 W. Main St. at 8:30 p.m.
Wallingford Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs
WALLINGFORD, CT — The school year is now over 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.
New Wings Restaurant To Open In Wallingford
WALLINGFORD, CT —Wing It On!, a new wings restaurant,is slated to open on North Turnpike Road (Route 150)in Wallingford in the coming weeks, reports the Record-Journal.
3 People Seriously Injured In Haddam Crash: State Police
HADDAM, CT — Four people were injured, including three seriously, in a multi-vehicle crash in Haddam this weekend on Route 81 or Killingworth Road, State Police said Monday.
2 arrested in fatal shooting of 2 after Meek Mill concert
Police on Monday announced that 23-year-old Kyle Hampton, of North Haven, and 33-year-old Tivon Edwards, of New Haven, face first-degree manslaughter and other charges.
Mother arrested for leaving 1-year-old in hot car in Norwich
NORWICH — A mother was arrested Monday after police said she left a 1-year-old child in a hot car.Norwich police said they responded to the McDonald’s at 109 Salem Turnpike, where they found a child in the car alone sleeping. Police said the mother was inside the McDonald’s at the time.The mother wa
New Britain Herald - New Britain man loses appeal of murder conviction
Jan Gawlik was sentenced in 2015 to 60 years in prison for the death of his 92-year-old father Joseph.Gawlik was convicted in November 2014 of murdering Joseph Gawlik by repeatedly stabbing the older man with a variety of weapons, including a sword and a meat cleaver the morning of Oct. 14, 2011.He
3 seriously hurt in 2-car crash on Route 81 in Haddam
The operator of the Pontiac, an Enfield man, was traveling south while the Honda — piloted by a Chicopee, Massachusetts, driver — was going in the opposite direction on the roadway, police said.
Police: Man shot, killed driver instead of paying for accident damages
The two were involved in a minor crash, and Bester agreed to pay Smalls $1,000 and some marijuana for the damage.
Jamaican Restaurant Opens In Connecticut - Jamaicans.com
A new family-owned Jamaican restaurant has opened in Newington, Connecticut. The restaurant is calledSAZ, which is an acronym for “Sonia, Sons, and Sisters,” says owner Delores Campbell. Campbell said she used a “Z” instead of the expected “S” because she didn’t want people to confuse the restaurant
Bridgeport drug delivery intercepted by Stamford cops
Photo: Stamford Police / ContributedLatisha Nelson, 31, of Bridgeport, was busted making a drug delivery to Stamford on July 13.
Letters: Reader upset with state of Bradley
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Farmington police: local man missing since yesterday morning
Bryan is bald with blue eyes, 5’11” in height and 185 pounds. He has tattoos on his left and right arm–A Libra Symbol, and a Rising Son with Lion. He was last seen wearing a black collard polo shirt, tan shorts, and brown Sketcher sneakers.