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Husband Charged After Crash Kills Pregnant Wife: Shelton PD

SHELTON, CT — A Bridgeport man was arrested after a fatal crash on River Road in April killed his 8-month pregnant wife along with a teen. Lawrence Carter, 19, was charged with two counts of first-degree manslaughter, two counts of negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, four counts of first-degree

PATCH - 2018-06-23 16:03:04

1 Dead, 2 Injured | New Haven Independent

On Saturday at about 12:28 p.m. officers were dispatched to 128 Henry St. to investigate an alleged assault. They found a 23-year-old New Haven man who had been shot in the chest, according to police department spokesman Officer David Hartman in a press release. The man was rushed to Yale-New Haven

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-24 05:43:02

Man Killed In New Haven Shooting: PD

NEW HAVEN, CT — A 23-year-old New Haven man was fatally shot to death on Henry Street during the afternoon June 23, according to police.

PATCH - 2018-06-23 18:05:42

Popular Milford Doughnut Shop Closes After Decades

The business, which has been run by the Benson family, has been a staple of the downtown where people would meet up and enjoy a classic doughnut, coffee and of course friendly conversation. Long-time customers were surprised by the news and said they will miss them. Here is a sampling of some of the

PATCH - 2018-06-24 18:31:08

Route 8 crash closes road in Bridgeport

A section of Route 8 Northbound was closed for about five hours, but I-95 Northbound and Southbound remain closed at exit 27A as crews fix a guardrail, according to the dispatcher and the state Department of Transportation.

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-06-24 11:28:21

Man in prison for killing 2 women admits to killing 2 more

White is already serving a 50-year prison sentence for the death of Sawarie Krichindath, who was found slain in her Hartford apartment on March 16, 2013. In 1980, White was convicted of manslaughter in the beating death of Betty Robertson, also in Hartford.

WTNH.COM - 2018-06-23 17:33:33

More than 40 Guns Collected During Buy-Back Event in New Haven

More than 40 guns are off the streets after a gun buy-back event in New Haven on Saturday hosted by the New Haven Police Department, Yale New Haven's Children's Hospital, the Injury Free Coalition for Kids and the Newtown Alliance.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-06-24 15:49:04

New Haven police investigating fatal shooting on Henry Street Saturday

At 12:28 p.m., officers responded to the area of 128 Henry Street on an initial report of an assault. Upon arrival, police located a 23-year-old New Haven man suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

WTNH.COM - 2018-06-23 18:07:37

Second teen arrested in Shelton fatal crash

Officers say 19-year-oldLawrence Carter, ofBridgeport, turned himself in to Shelton police Friday after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Carter was charged with multiple crimes, including manslaughter, negligent homicide, and illegal racing.

WTNH.COM - 2018-06-23 16:20:40

23-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Shot in Chest in New Haven: PD

A man has died after being shot in the chest in New Haven on Saturday afternoon.Police say they were dispatched to a house on Henry Street around 12:30 p.m. to investigate a reported assault. When officers arrived, they say they found a 23-year-old New Haven man who had been shot in the chest. First

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-06-23 17:51:56

2 Men Shot on Lilac Street in New Haven

Two men are recovering after being shot on Lilac Street in New Haven late Friday night.Police say ShotSpotter reported gunfire on Lilac Street near Newhall Street around 10:30 p.m.When officers arrived, they say they found two men who had been shot at a home on Bassett Street. Officers say 29-year-o

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-06-23 19:12:05

Bridgeport Man Charged In Fatal Shelton Crash | Valley Independent Sentinel

Lawrence Carter, a 19-year-old from Bridgeport, surrendered to police Friday (June 22) after cops obtained a warrant charging him with two counts of first-degree manslaughter, two counts of negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, four counts of first-degree assault, and illegal racing on a highway.

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-23 12:22:23

Feds: Bridgeport businessmen ran bogus marriage scheme

U.S. Attorney John “Bull” Durham said an undercover federal agent infiltrated the operation allegedly run by Jodian Stephenson, also known as Jodian Gordon, 34, of Bridgeport and Donovan Lawrence, 62, of Milford.


Racer Hit 80+ MPH Around Time Of Fatal Shelton Crash: PD

SHELTON, CT — An arrest warrant offered more details behind the crash that killed a pregnant woman and a teenager and left several others with significant injuries. Two cars, including the one occupied by the fatal victimshad been racing, police said.


1 dead, 1 seriously injured in Trumbull crash

TRUMBULL, Conn. (WTNH) - One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a crash on Route 8 inTrumbullon Thursday night.Connecticut State Policesay that at around 11:10 p.m., troopers responded to Route 8 southbound between exits 7 and 8 for a car crash with an ejection.According to polic


Second Teen Arrested After Crash Kills 2 People, Including His Pregnant Wife in Shelton

A second teenager has been arrested in connection to a crash that killed his pregnant wife, the baby she was carrying and a teenager, according to police.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-06-23 13:21:20

Two area men charged in immigration marriage fraud scheme | Milford Mirror

John H. Durham, U.S Attorney for the District of Connecticut, Peter C. Fitzhugh, Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations in Boston, and Christopher W. Fonda, Supervisory Immigration Officer for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, announced Friday in a press release the uns


Road dividers won’t be replaced at New Haven’s Boulevard and Legion

The delineators — the technical name for the upright strips — were installed in 2006 after seven accidents occurred between February and August, resulting in seven deaths, including two fetuses, the New Haven Register reported at the time. At least one of the crashes was the result of street racing

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-06-22 23:28:10

Bungay School students in Seymour create garden of kindness

Just ask the students at Bungay School who’ve found a fun way to spread kindness by planting an inspirational garden, not filled with flowers and plants, but with colorful rocks dotted with messages of hope, caring and goodwill.

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-06-22 22:28:24

Fund Started For Murdered Woman's Family | New Haven Independent

The department’s victims services coordinator,Officer Jillian Knox, has set up a GoFundMe page to help them through a harrowing time.