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Bristol man, accused of drunkenly crashing into Southington building, granted programs

SOUTHINGTON - A Bristol man accused of drunkenly crashing into a Southington building has been granted two programs that could spare him a conviction. Nathan Cannon, 22, appeared Wednesday in Bristol Superior Court, where he was enrolled in Accelerated Rehabilitation - a first-time offender program

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-01-18 01:18:00

Three firefighters rescued from burning New Britain apartment building

The building, at 42 Connerton St., was unoccupied. The fire broke out around 10 p.m., interim Fire Chief Peter Margentino said, and fire crews were at the scene through the night and into Wednesday morning. Firefighters were told to leave the building at about 11:30 p.m., before the flames collaps

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-01-17 23:59:59

Bradley airport open, but has flight cancellations

Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks is open for the day on Wednesday, despite Winter Storm Clare bearing down on the state. However, it did report a number of flight cancellations. Alisa Sisic, who represents Bradley and the Connecticut Airport Authority, said the airport is monitoring th

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-17 12:58:00

Southington man accused of stalking woman, violating protective order again

SOUTHINGTON - A local man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly stalking a woman he had been ordered to stay away from. David Forgione, 59, of 676 Mulberry St., has been accused of following a woman in a vehicle for about three and a half miles, according to the police report. He eventually s

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-01-17 00:37:00

Man arrested for violating a protective order

David Forgione, 59, of Plantsville, was arrested for a stalking incident at a local gas station. At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 13 he was charged with violation of a protective order, first degree stalking, and second degree breach of peace. According to police, the victim was putting

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2018-01-17 17:02:39

Alleged drug dealer found with gun, cocaine on BCHS grounds: police

BRISTOL - An alleged drug dealer was arrested after leaving Bristol Central High School Tuesday night when police reported finding him with a gun and cocaine. Jose Torres, 37, of Gridley Street, was seen leaving the school building, at 480 Wolcott St., at about 7:50 p.m. At the time, a detective wh

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-01-17 18:30:00

Lawsuit filed against pharmaceutical companies; includes Bristol and Southington

Bristol and Southington are part of a lawsuit that's been filed alleging pharmaceutical companies have aggressively and fraudulently marketed opioid painkillers since the late 1990s. That marketing has caused financial hardship for Connecticut's cities and towns, the suit charges. The municipaliti

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-01-18 04:02:00

Man Arrested at Bristol Central High School on Guns, Drug Charges: PD

Bristol police arrested a man on narcotics and weapons charges at Bristol Central High School Tuesday. Police said a detective spotted 37-year-old Jose Torres leaving the school around 7:50 p.m. The detective recognized Torres, who had two outstanding arrest warrants for sale of narcotics. While tak

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-17 11:56:41

Woman fatally shot during quarrel in Bronx bodega remembered for her kindness

A woman fatally shot in the face during a Bronx bodega beef was remembered Tuesday by devastated family and friends for her kindness and generosity to all. Shaquana Button, 33, was blasted from close range after arguing with an unidentified man inside the Garden Express Deli on E. 149th St. and Co

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 17:50:27

Suspect in teen's fatal stabbing at New Rochelle Dunkin' Donuts appears in court

A teenager accused of fatally stabbing a classmate in Westchester County made her first appearance in court Wednesday. Z'Inah Brown said nothing as she faced a judge on second-degree murder charges. Police say she stabbed 16-year-old Valeree Megan Schwab after a confrontation at a Dunkin' Donuts in

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-17 21:12:09

Man, 76, dies after jumping in front of subway in the Bronx 

A 76-year-old man died after he jumped in front of an incoming Bronx subway train early Wednesday. The victim, who was not immediately identified, was struck by a 5 train at Burke Ave. and White Plains Road in Olinville around 3 a.m., police said. The man died at the scene. His death is an appar

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-17 12:27:15

Video shows cab driver robbed at knifepoint in the Bronx

New surveillance video shows the men police say robbed a cab driver at knifepoint in the Bronx. Police say the two men got into the victim's cab in Edenwald late Saturday night. One of them allegedly asked the driver to stop the cab because he couldn't find his cell phone. That's when police say hep

NY1 - 2018-01-16 17:25:00

Suspect in Norwood Rape Arrested and Charged

Ugan Smith Police have arrested a registered sex offender accused of raping a 64-year-old woman after following her across Norwood. Ugan Smith (below), 40, was arrested on Jan. 11, a day after police say he stalked the victim, following her to her apartment in the area of East Gun Hill Road and DeKa

NORWOODNEWS.ORG - 2018-01-17 18:32:14

Police Investigate Assault Involving High School Students In New Rochelle

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - A week after a New Rochelle High School student was stabbed to death, there was more violence Wednesday. Police said a 15-year-old was ordering food inside Gemelli Pizzeria on North Avenue shortly after 2:30 p.m. when he was approached by a group of about seven 16 t

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-17 17:13:55

Elmhurst couple charged with illegally converting one-family home to house 15 people

An Elmhurst couple was charged with endangering the lives of up to 15 people who have been living in the couple's illegally converted one-family home, according to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown. Prosecutors said that Segundo Chimbay, 53, and his wife, Maria Chimbay, 52, of 94th Street co

QNS.COM - 2018-01-17 23:35:12

Aspiring rapper fatally shot outside Bronx housing development

The NYPD is searching for a gunman who killed an aspiring rapper in the Bronx Tuesday night. The shooting happened just after 7 p.m. on West 174th Street near Popham Avenue in Morris Heights, just steps away from the Bronx housing development featured in his music video. Police say 34-year-old Melvi

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-17 16:59:10

Police investigate suspicious death after body found near homeless encampment

A suspicious death in the Gardenland area of Sacramento is being investigated after a body was found Tuesday afternoon. The body was found off the side of the road near the Arden Garden Connector and Northgate Boulevard near a homeless encampment by a Sacramento River distributary. County rangers, p

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-17 21:17:00

Sacramento Police Respond to Kidnapping, Carjacking

SACRAMENTO - Officers responded to the 1300 block of Florin Road just after midnight early Tuesday morning for a kidnapping and carjacking, Sacramento Police said. According to police, the female victim stopped to find her cell phone in her car and was approached by a suspect who then forced the wom

FOX40 - 2018-01-17 20:58:00

Man accused of killing NorCal deputies ejected from court during trial

The man accused of killing two Northern California deputies during a shooting spree in Sacramento and Placer counties was kicked out of court Wednesday after swearing at the judge. Luis Bracamontes shouted "F--- you," at the judge and refused to quiet down as the second day of his trial began. Brac

KCRA.COM - 2018-01-18 05:04:00

Any information about the rape and murder of a West Sacramento woman in 1979?

Q: Any info on the rape and murder of a handicapped woman, Barbara Knight, in West Sacramento in the late 1970s or early '80s? Mandarenee, Sacramento A: Barbara Marie Knight was found strangled to death in her West Sacramento home in June 1979, on the night of her 37th birthday, according to stories

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-18 05:47:00