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Police questioning 5 people in connection with murder of Bronx teen
Witnesses told police there had been a fight in front of the bodega on East 183rd and Bathgate Avenue in Tremont late Tuesday night that resulted in Lesandro 'Junior' Guzman-Feliz, 15, getting slashed in the neck with a machete.
Desperate Search Underway for Missing Swimmer Off Long Beach
What to KnowA 31-year-old man went missing in the waters off Long beach on Long Island early Monday, the Coast Guard saysThe swimmer's friends made it back to shore safely, but notified authorities after the man never returned to the beachIt's the same area where a 10-year-old boy is believed to hav
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.
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.
CT Teacher Dies Tragically; Best Baker Crowned; Bear Enters Home
There was plenty of news across Connecticut this past week. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories.CT Teacher Dies After Hit-And-Run Boating Accident: UPDATEThe boating accident is still under investigation.>>>Read more.Popular Diner Closes Abruptly,
BPD: Man unresponsive, unable to breathe on his own after unknown incident
The car’s other occupant told officers the man was driving the car, stopped abruptly and jumped out of the car. Then, the passenger told police,the driver removed his shirt and shoes before he collapsed in the roadway.
Fire Displaces Two Ansonia Families | Valley Independent Sentinel
“They hit the hydrant, they started the tank water and got the first line in operation and knocked it down quickly,” Adamowski said. “The guys did a great job.”
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.
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
Special Weather Statement Issued For Strong Storms
The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for central Fairfield and New Haven counties, northwestern New London County, and northern Middlesex County.
Arrest made after fatal shooting in Hartford
Just before 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, police responded to a report of a shooting near 63 Norwich Street. Upon their arrival, units located a person on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head.
Police: Passenger sexually assaulted Uber driver
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Garage catches fire in Danbury
Heavy flames were coming out of the two bay, detached garage when the first fire crews arrived. The garage had hazardous materials, such as oxygen and propane tanks, inside for a glass blowing operation, according to the release.
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
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.
Firefighters Rescue Baby Ducks from Storm Drain in Shelton
White Hills Volunteer Fire CompanyTwo baby ducks are safe after firefighters in Shelton rescued them from a storm drain on Saturday morning.Officials say a Mallard duck was at the intersection of Leavenworth Road and Maple Avenue with her babies when two of them fell into the storm drain.Members of
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.
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.
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.
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