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8 Stores Burglarized in Waterford, Police Seek Your Help

WATERFORD, CT — The Police Department is currently investigating numerous burglaries to eight stores, all in which are located in strip mall type set ups. On 4-18-2018 four businesses were burglarized by the suspects smashing out the front glass door window, police said.

PATCH - 2018-04-21 14:02:32

Silver Alert Issued for New London Woman

A SILVER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR: MISSING ADULT CARMEN CARTAGENA Age: 68 DOB: 01/24/1950 Sex: Female Race: White Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Height: 5' 7 Weight: 193 LBS LAST SEEN WEARING A BLACK JACKET, KHAKI PANTS, AND BROWN BOOTS. Missing From: NEW LONDON, CT Missing Since: 04/21/2018 ***SILVER A

PATCH - 2018-04-21 16:56:03

Massachusetts judge fights for job after admitting to courthouse affair

“This case couldn’t come at a worse time for Judge Estes,” said Martin Healy, chief legal counsel of the Massachusetts Bar Association.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-04-22 09:08:12

Woman impaled during crash: 'I don't know how I'm alive'

Katherine Ibanez, 31, was driving in Attleboro on April 3 when she said she swerved to avoid another car.

FOX30JAX.COM - 2018-04-21 11:31:47

Woman Dies After Chain Reaction Crash at Brockton Gas Station

One day after a chain reaction crash at a gas station in Brockton, Massachusetts, a woman has died, authorities announced Friday. Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz said the victim, a 54-year-old woman whose name has not been released, declined medical treatment after the crash Thursday

NECN - 2018-04-21 02:45:33

Police: Danielson man failed to appear in court for failure to appear charges

KILLINGLY - A Danielson man with three active warrants for failure to appear to face prior failure to appear charges was arrested Thursday night after police say troopers saw him in an area known for its drug activity, according to a press release. At 9:30 p.m., members of the Troop D Quality of Lif


Fugitive Of The Week: Milford Commerce Bank Lot Thief Wanted

MILFORD, MA-On July 30, 2016, the suspect in this photo allegedly took a debit card from a vehicle during a rash of breaks at the Commerce Bank ATM on Main Street and used about $300 of it. The unidentified suspect may have also committed /involved or have pertinent information in more than ten car

PATCH - 2018-04-21 16:56:56

Charges set to be dismissed against Brooklyn man whose gun found in felon's possession

DANIELSON - A 72-year-old Brooklyn man accused of leaving his collection of weapons unsecured was granted an accelerated rehabilitation program on Friday in Danielson Superior Court. If Robert Olmsted, of 60 Fortin Drive, abides by the terms of the three- to six-month program, which prosecutors did


Police: Norwich man arrested during drug deal; 110 fentanyl bags seized

NORWICH - A city man is facing drug-related charges after police said he was arrested during an attempted drug deal in Norwich on Thursday. According to police, Kenneth Bingell, 30, of 18 Dillon Lane, was arrested by the Narcotics Unit with assistance of the Patrol Division during an attempted drug


Rhode Island Man Accused of Taking Explicit Photos of Toddler

A man from Central Falls, Rhode Island, is facing multiple charges after detectives found more than 1,000 images and videos of child pornography at his home. According to NBC affiliate WJAR, police identified the suspect as 38-year-old Jose Cortes. He was ordered held at his initial court appearance

NECN - 2018-04-21 02:28:15

Break-In Arrest, Prostitution At 7-11: Marlborough Police Log

10:35 p.m.: Suspicious activity at Apex Entertainment. Stephanie L. Ball, 29, Lincoln Court, Marlborough, was arrested and charged with breaking and entering into a vehicle/boat in nighttime for a felony


27th annual Extravaganja held at the Three County Fairgrounds

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) - One of the largest cannabis rallies in the Northeast was back this weekend. Extravaganja is back in Western Massachusetts for the 27th year. It is a massive party held at the Three County Fairgrounds that celebrates the cannabis culture. Jeff Ferri from the Cannabis Refor

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-04-21 19:52:08

Ex-Putnam police dispatcher tries again to get charges dismissed

DANIELSON - A former Putnam police dispatcher on Tuesday made another attempt to get her interfering and hindering charges dismissed, though a Danielson Superior Court judge warned he would not look favorably on the request. Amir Shaikh, the lawyer for 55-year-old Ruth Bragg, filed an application fo


Woman Struck by SUV Dies; Hit-and-Run Driver Identified

Authorities said 46-year-old Mary Ann Fiandaca, of Revere, was pronounced dead at Massachusetts General Hospital following the crash.


Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD - A Brooklyn woman is facing charges after police said she had a sock containing fentanyl in her vagina. Alecia Capps, 25, was pulled over by Plainfield police for speeding in the area of Squaw Rock Road in Moosup at 9:30 p.m. on Monday, police said. According to a statement, officers kne


Shooting suspect apprehended in New London

New London - State and local police on Tuesday surrounded the Red Roof Inn on Colman Street, where a suspect in a an earlier shooting in Windham had taken refuge before successfully being coaxed out. The suspect is in custody. State police assumed the investigation. Cops have New London's Red Roof I


Worcester DA: Two to be charged in death of 6-year-old girl in Fitchburg

Two people will be arraigned Wednesday in the death of a child on Stoneybrook Road in Fitchburg, according to the office of District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The arraignment will take place in Fitchburg District Court. The DA's office did not release the names of the people due in court. The Fit


Clown-masked robber targets local Dunkin' Donuts

(File photo) WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) - Warwick Police are searching for a masked suspect who allegedly robbed a Warwick Avenue Dunkin' Donuts Monday night. Officers were called to the scene around 9:30 p.m. Police say the suspect left with an undisclosed amount of cash, dropping his mask on the sidewal


Fitchburg Crime Scene Scrambling Heavy Response

FITCHBURG, MA - Multiple agencies are responding to Fitchburg as unconfirmed reports of an active shooter somewhere in the city have surfaced online. Police were said to have been searching the Sizer School. The State Police Air Wing, K9, and other units are responding to assist the local police dep


Windham Schools Locked Down as Police Search for Suspect

Windham Schools have been placed on lockdown as a precaution as police search for a suspect. State police said they responded to the Windham Heights area of Windham to investigate a report of a disturbance involving the discharge of a firearm. They said no injuries are reported, but troopers are inv