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Documents shed light on Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza's tortured mind
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman's anger, scorn for other people, and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the shooting.
Granby police identify woman killed in Sunday night crash
GRANBY, CT (WFSB) - Police in Granby have identified the woman killed in a crash on Sunday. They said 58-year-old Holly Norton of Southwick, MA was transported to St. Francis Hospital where she later died.
5 New Simsbury Area Houses For Sale
SIMSBURY, CT — When you're in the market for a new home, hunting down every new listing in the area can be a tedious task. That's why we've gone ahead and done the initial work for you.
Simsbury Police Blotter: Nov. 30 - Dec. 6
SIMSBURY, CT — Here are the most recent arrest logs, as provided by the Simsbury Police Department. Items reflect charges filed, not convictions. Jason Eck, 23, of 26 Hoskins Rd., Simsbury, was charged with drinking while driving, operating under suspension, operating an unregistered motor vehicle a
2nd Arrest Made In Southington Cough Medicine Fraud Case
SOUTHINGTON, CT — A second arrest has been made in a prescription fraud case out of Southington, police said. On Dec. 5, Westly Valentin, 23, of New Britain, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and charged with second-degree forgery, conspiracy to commit second-degree forgery and conspiracy to il
Teacher Charged With Assaulting Simsbury Police Officers
SIMSBURY, CT — A visual arts teacher in the Cheshire school system was arrested Friday night in Simsbury after an altercation involving an assault on three police officers, a police spokesman said.
Tip leads Hartford investigators to 15,000 bags of fentanyl
A tip from a confidential informant led city and federal investigators to a Hartford apartment last week where they found about 15,000 bags of fentanyl. Jonathan Rivera of Hartford was taken into custody and faces federal fentanyl charges, records show.
Hartford police search for missing woman
Hartford Police are asking for the public’s help to locate an 84-year-old woman this afternoon. Police said Christina Garcia left her home just before noon on Sunday without relaying information about where she was going to her daughter.
One Killed In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Granby
GRANBY, CT — One person was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Route 10 early Sunday evening, according to Capt. William Tyler of the Granby Police Department. No identification has yet been released of the fatally injured person.
Family who lost loved one seeks changes to missing persons alert system
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - A family in Virginia who lost their loved one after she was abducted is seeking change for the missing person's alert system. It's a change that could impact Connecticut.
Vigil held for teen shot and killed in Hartford Wednesday
HARTFORD – A vigil was held for the 17-year old that was shot and killed this week on Park Street. This incident marks the city’s 20th homicide. Friends and family members gathered around the home of where Karlonzo Taylor died.
Two Hartford men arrested after police investigate three shootings in the city
Police have arrested two Hartford men after three shootings within 12 hours on Friday and Saturday. Jose Rivera, 30, of Hartford, was charged with third-degree larceny, tampering with a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle without a license.
Person in serious condition after being struck by gunfire in Hartford
HARTFORD — A person is in serious condition after struck by gunfire in Hartford Saturday night. Police said that they are investigating a shooting incident that happened near Blue Hills Avenue. FOX61’s crew in the field says that Harold Street is taped off by police.
Updated: Middlebury man, a Cheshire teacher, arrested in Simsbury had prior scrapes with law enforcement; placed on administrative leave
CHESHIRE – A Doolittle Elementary School visual arts teacher is on administrative leave after being accused of assaulting several police officers in Simsbury. Police said they responded Nov. 30 to a report of a possibly intoxicated person sitting in a vehicle outside The Riverview, a banquet facilit
Crash in Suffield closes road
A messy crash at Routes 159 and 190 Saturday afternoon left one lane on Route 159 closed into the night as local and state officials investigate and a cleanup starts. No one was hurt. A truck driver hauling a construction vehicle was headed north on Route 159, making the right turn onto Route 190, p
On Campus - Simsbury College Students
SIMSBURY, CT — Here are some recent notable accomplishments by local college students, as provided by readMedia Newswire. Talia Basch of Simsbury is among the 265 students recently honored as University Scholars at Susquehanna University. The annual Scholars Program was held on Oct. 26 in Susquehann
Repeat drunken driver sentenced to 24 months probation after multivehicle crash
CHICOPEE - A West Springfield man avoided a jail term after pleading guilty to drunken driving in connection with a multivehicle crash last year. Victor Rivera Jr., 49, was sentenced Thursday in Chicopee District Court to 24 months of probation.
'A 'Very Nutty Christmas' returns to its shooting locations of Mystic, New London
A Christmas movie filmed on the shoreline, which was created for the Lifetime Channel, will have theatrical screenings in Mystic and New London. “A Very Nutty Christmas” stars Melissa Joan Hart as a baker who is busy with holiday orders, when her boyfriend breaks up with her. Not feeling the Yuletid
Historic Linden House On The Market In Simsbury
SIMSBURY, CT — The historic Linden House is on the market in Simsbury. Check out the details below:. Features: The Historical Linden House is now available! This Amazing stately Property features over 4500 Square feet of space, with 7 Suites, each of which has their own Full Bathroom, with an additi
Off The Menu: Friendly's closings sad part of restaurant lifespan
The closing of the Friendly's restaurant on Sumner Avenue in Springfield last week was still another episode in that Wilbraham-based chain's long process of downsizing. Once a nearly ubiquitous presence in its Western Massachusetts home territory, Friendly's now only has about a dozen locations in t