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Connecticut man on trial for murder in Maine

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - A defense lawyer says aConnecticutman was acting in self-defense when a man wasshotto death in Bangor,Maine, in April 2017.

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-21 01:27:58

Officials continue to search for missing New Haven teen

Latest New Haven County NewsOfficials continue to search for missing New Haven teenKids hit by car meet New Haven firefighters who saved themBender Kitchen: Gazpacho with Nina Bender + Patty Ann Donegan with Plain and Fancy CabinetryMajor Interstate 84 construction project nears completionCar stolen

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-20 23:37:47

State police cite 10 drivers for driving too slow

Connecticut State Police car.HAMDEN (AP) — State Police usually pull over cars for driving too fast.But on Sunday, troopers stopped and ticketed 10 cars for going too slow.Police received several calls from angry motorists Sunday about what were described as “racing type cars” slowing traffic to a c


Southbury road closed to through traffic

SOUTHBURY – Due to the installation of a culvert that began Monday, Hulls Hill Road, between Jeremey Swamp Road and Route 188 will be closed to through traffic, town officials announced Monday. No household access will be affected. The work is expected to take two weeks. Drivers should use Curt Smit


Hamden police say it is not yet clear if chase ended before fatal New Haven crash

Latest New Haven County NewsHamden police say it is not yet clear if chase ended before fatal New Haven crashMugshots released of 2 men charged in connection with New Haven overdosesNew Haven Mixologists Come Together For Cocktail WeekPresident Trump's pick for Drug Czar visits New Haven MondayMajor

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-20 18:55:19

Suspect charged with K2 overdoses had 37 prior arrests

John Parker and Felix Melendez were arrested for selling and handing out the powerful synthetic drug on the green and around the city. Over 100 people overdosed over the course of several days, leading to a public health crisis. Yale's emergency room was packed while ambulances and overdose kits l

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-21 00:25:58

K2 drug overdoses draw federal drug czar nominee to New Haven

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal meets with Jim Carroll, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Office of National Drug Control Policy, on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, to discuss recent overdoses in New Haven.

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-08-20 20:04:26

2 men charged in connection with New Haven overdoses

Police charged 53-year-old John Parker, of New Haven, with possession of a narcotics, and sale of hallucinogens and those with the intent to sell and distribute.

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-20 15:35:30

Trump drug czar nominee to visit Connecticut after overdoses

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee for drug czar is scheduled to visit Connecticut to talk with state and local officials about drug addiction, in response to more than 100 overdoses from synthetic marijuana in New Haven last week.

AP - 2018-08-20 13:55:43

Major Interstate 84 construction project nears completion

"This project has changed Waterbury dramatically. If you look behind you, the Reedville Drive corridor has gone up 10 times in value and the industrial park behind it has very little vacant spots and it is all because of this project," explained Waterbury MayorNeil O'Leary.

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-20 21:23:44

Hamden PD: Man runs over foot of ‘good Samaritan’ in liquor store robbery

When Hamden Police on Aug. 10 responded to the store, the owner had attempted to detain Olevia Cook, who allegedly tried to leave without paying for four bottles of liquor valued at $84.

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-08-20 17:40:08

Milford girl still missing after nearly 3 weeks

Reported missing since Aug. 2, 2018 Milford police are again asking the public help to located a 15-year-old girl. Quinnah Fawcett is described as a black female with dark hair, thin build, approximately 5 feet tall. Fawcett was last seen wearing black shorts and a light color T-shirt.

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-08-20 13:43:04

Man Allegedly Insults Infant, Stabs Man: New Haven PD

NEW HAVEN, CT — A city man was arrested after he slashed a victim across the face, according to police.

PATCH - 2018-08-20 16:28:27

Police Investigate Stabbing on I-95 in Stratford

On August 18, 2018 at approximately 8:50 PM Troopers from Troop G Bridgeport responded to a gas station on Honeyspot Road in Stratford for a report of a stabbing that occurred in a vehicle on I-95. An argument occurred inside a rental vehicle I-95 northbound with four occupants (one being the victi

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2018-08-20 12:07:00

Police: Man grew dozens of marijuana plants near Cheshire business

Michael Desbiens, 43, of 95 Fountain St., was arrested on Saturday and charged with criminal trespass, drug paraphernalia, possession of more than four ounces of marijuana and interfering with police. His bond and court date was not immediately available.

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 09:37:00

Teens in custody after Waterbury crash

WATERBURY – The teenage driver of a dark gray Audi sedan, which police allege had been stolen, was injured after crashing that vehicle on Woodtick Road Sunday morning. Meanwhile, the vehicle’s other occupants fled the scene on foot, but were later tracked down by officers. Acting Police Chief Fernan


Prayer group tackles drug overdose crisis on the New Haven Green

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Last week, close to 100 people were dropping to the ground on theNew Haven Greenbecause of overdoses due toK2, a powerful syntheticmarijuanathat was being passed around.

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-19 15:07:11

Developing: Grenade found in Bridgeport backyard

Photo: Contributed Photo / Contributed PhotoImage1of2A grenade found in a Bridgeport, Conn., backyard on Aug. 18, 2018.BRIDGEPORT — Homeowners digging in their backyard on Saturday found a grenade, according to Police Chief Armando Perez.The fire department was first on scene around 7 p.m. and relay


53-year-old man arrested in connection with over 100 synthetic pot overdoses

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with more than 100 synthetic-marijuana overdoses, many of them in the same New Haven park, after authorities say they caught him with 32 bags of the drug, police said Friday. Some of the victims identified John Parker, of New Hav


Officials identify 2 men arrested in connection to New Haven overdoses

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - (WTNH) - According to New Haven Police Chief Anthony Campbell, officers are executing search warrants, and going into specific homes to get this bad batch of "K2" off the streets; and when you combine the overdoses from Wednesday and Thursday, the number is nearly 100.