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2-car crash reported in East Granby

EAST GRANBY, CT (WFSB) – Police are on the scene of a two-car accident in East Granby. The East Granby Fire Department said the crash happened at the intersection of Hatchet Hill and Hartford Avenue.


Wethersfield Stop & Shop locked down, picket line disbanded after threat to shoot striking workers

The Stop & Shop in Wethersfield was locked down and its striking employees’ picket line disbanded Thursday evening after a threat to shoot the picketers was phoned into the store around 6 p.m., union leaders said.


10 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near Simsbury

SIMSBURY, CT — New and exciting events are coming to the Simsbury area all the time. Whether you're looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's your weekly roundup of the top big-ticket events coming


Man arrested at Bradley for attempting to bring loaded handgun on plane

WINDSOR LOCKS –A man was arrested Thrusday after Transportation Security Administration officers at Bradley International Airport stopped him from bringing a loaded handgun onto an airplane.


Simsbury Police Stress Safety During ‘Water Wars’

Graduation is a time for tradition. As we near the end of the school year, there’s one longtime activity high school seniors in Simsbury continue to participate in that’s once-again causing frustration for local police and some residents.


Manchester’s Puffer breaks world record, Xavier’s Cozean and Avon’s Richmond win big at Connecticut Distance Festival

Manchester High freshman Aidan Puffer crossed the finish line with a relaxed demeanor at the end of the Bob Michalski 5K Championship at the Connecticut Distance Festival on Thursday. Placing third behind Xavier junior Robbie Cozean and Hall senior Trey Cormier, Puffer remained calm and stoic, momen


Saco suspect arrested in Connecticut for paving scam

STAMFORD, Conn. — A Saco man has been accused of operating an unlawful paving business in Connecticut. Henry Cooper, 40, of Saco allegedly did some driveway repair work for an older Stamford, Connecticut resident, and on April 14, charged the man $3,600, according to Stamford Police Sgt. Steven Perr


2 men wanted for Vermont murder arrested in Connecticut, 4 to be charged in total

ENFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) - Two men wanted for murder in Vermont were arrested in Enfield on Wednesday. According to officials, four people in total will be facing charges for the crime.


Manchester man sentenced to prison after seize 70 pounds of marijuana

A Manchester man who used his then-girlfriend’s Squire Village apartment as the headquarters of his marijuana distribution operation was sentenced Thursday to 35 months in prison.


Arrest made for triple shooting in Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - A man is facing charges after a triple shooting in Hartford. According to police, on Tuesday around 10:20 p.m., units responded to the area of Brook Street and Bedford Street where they observed several victims running through basketball courts with gunshot wounds.


10 Connecticut high school students arrested in out-of-control food fight

Ten Connecticut high school students were arrested after participating in a food fight so wild it left a teacher injured and a school resource officer hospitalized, officials said.


Avon Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

AVON, CT — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flood Warning for your area, beginning Thursday at 11:48 am and ending Friday at 11:48 am. More info from the National Weather Service is available here.


Thursday's Top 5: Murder Suspects Nabbed, School Bus Drug Bust

Here's a look at the top stories for Thursday in Patch towns in Hartford and Tolland counties. Click on the headlines to see the stories in full.


Big CT Lottery Winner Sold In Rocky Hill

ROCKY HILL, CT — A big Connecticut Lottery winner was purchazsed from Lottery Headquarters in Rocky Hill. The player, Daniel Coleman of New Britain, won $13,020 in the Play4 Day drawing, CT Lottery officials said.


Springfield man arrested for violating probation

SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WWLP) - A Springfield man was arrested Wednesday morning for violating his probation. According to Springfield Police Spokesman Ryan Walsh, 25-year-old Shacoby Kenny was arrested at his apartment on Temple Street around 8:30 a.m.


Multi-Vehicle Crash on Route 175 in Newington Caused Delays

A multi-vehicle crash caused delays on Route 175, or East Cedar Street, near the Berlin Turnpike in Newington Thursday morning. Both cars were towed from the scene. The westbound lanes were closed but have reopened.


Crews Respond to Reports of Bobcat Attacking Person on Golf Course in Conn.

A bobcat injured a person on a golf course in Baltic Thursday morning, according to officials from Quinebaug Valley Emergency Communications, and the person was transported. Officials from Quinebaug Valley Emergency Communications said they were called to hole 7 at the golf course at 7 Dows Lane and


Two arrested in Connecticut in connection to Burlington homicide

Police in Connecticut arrested two people Wednesday in connection to a homicide in Burlington. The homicide for which the men were sought was not disclosed. But Burlington Police said this week they were seeking "additional witnesses" in connection to Tuesday's deadly shootout in the Old North End,


Woman taken to hospital after rollover crash in Southington

SOUTHINGTON - One person was taken to the hospital following a rollover crash on Thursday. Police, firefighters and an ambulance around 11:49 a.m. were called to Loper Street, near Annelise Avenue, where firefighters extricated a woman from a Honda HR-V. She did not report any injuries but was taken


Rape case against Manchester man dropped; witness unreliable

A state prosecutor on Wednesday dropped rape charges against a Manchester man who was accused of committing two of the crimes in June 2017 against a woman who was moving into the multifamily home where he lived.