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PD: 1 man dead after being shot while sitting in vehicle

Hartford police cruiser (WTNH /George Roelofsen) HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - Officials are investigating a shooting in Hartford that left one person dead on Monday afternoon. According to police, the shooting took place at 188 Westland Street. Officials say a 20-year-old Hartford man suffered multipl

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-19 18:33:34

Victim in Hartford Shooting Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries

Hartford police are investigating a shooting on Westland Street Monday afternoon. Hartford Police Deputy Chief Brian Foley said the shooting happened at 188 Westland Street. The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and was rushed to a local hospital. Police are on scene investigation. Anyone wi

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-03-19 18:07:33

Farmers Insurance opens first New Britain office

NEW BRITAIN - Farmers Insurance has opened its first office in New Britain, according to a release from the company. The office is at 185 W. Main St. and will be operated by agent Bill McDougall and his staff. "As a Farmers Insurance agent, it's a privilege to be able to offer customers and the co

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-03-20 04:26:00

PD: 20-year-old man killed in Hartford shooting

Hartford police are investigating after a man was shot and killed on Monday afternoon. The shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. in the area of Westland Street. Police said the 20-year-old man was found inside a car suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital where he w

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-03-19 20:14:00

Southington man, charged in engagement ring theft, arrested for skipping court

PLAINVILLE - A Southington man has been arrested again, this time for not going to court to answer to charges he stole a ring worth thousands of dollars from a family member. Steven Oliver, 30, could have avoided a felony conviction had he gone into custody on bond on his last scheduled court date,

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-03-20 00:10:00

Woman Stabs Man in the Chest: Naugatuck Police

NAUGATUCK, CT - A Naugatuck woman is accused of stabbing a man in the chest, police said. On March 17, at around 1 a.m. police responded to a domestic disturbance call between a boyfriend and girlfriend, police said. During an argument, Jennifer Boucher, 44, of Elm Street is accused of stabbing the

PATCH - 2018-03-19 13:52:18

Five fire engines called to Saturday fire in New Britain

(File) NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) - A number of crews were called to a Saturday night fire in New Britain. Units say a house fire was reported at 82 Rocky Hill Avenue around 9:57 p.m. The New Britain Fire Department arrived on the scene and confirmed a working fire. In total, five New Britain Fire

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-19 23:23:09

State Troopers pursue vehicle after attempted arrest

TOLLAND, Conn. (WTNH) - At approximately 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, State Troopers observed a grey Infiniti traveling at a high rate of speed with no front plate and dark tinted windows while conducting traffic enforcement on I-84 Eastbound in the town of Tolland. Troopers conducted a registration check

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-18 12:38:31

Waterbury police arrest 2 in 2017 murder, 2 others remain at-large

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - Waterbury police have arrested two people for their involvement in a murder that happened in 2017. Police say last August 24-year-old David Rivera-Matro was shot and killed on Willow Street. Following an investigation into the murder, they say officers arrested 26-year-old


Garbage truck fire closes part of I-84 east in Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- A garbage truck fire closed part of I-84 eastbound in Hartford on Friday morning. The Department of Transportation reports that there are delays on I-84 eastbound between exits 41 and 48 due to a vehicle fire between exits 46 and 48 that was reported at 8:30 a.m. The right la


2 Teens Seriously Injured After Crashing Car in Wallingford

Two Sheehan High School students were seriously injured after a car crashed into a tree just north of Route 68 in Wallingford, police said. A 16-year-old and 15-year-old inside a vehicle that crashed on Highland Avenue around 3 p.m. were extricated from the car around 3 p.m. The teens were transpo


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Suspect arrested in Hartford shooting

Rajawn Grant HARTFORD - Police have made an arrest in a February shooting. Police arrested Rajawn Grant, 25, of Manchester and charged him with criminal attempt murder, assault first degree, carrying a pistol no permit and weapons in a motor vehicle. Hartford Police were called to Adams Street and A


Multiple Waterbury men facing felony murder charges

WATERBURY - Police have arrested two men in connection to the killing of a 24-year-old father who was gunned down during a robbery at a Willow Street market in August. Pedro Nieves, 26, and Joseph Frye, 36, both of Waterbury, were charged Thursday with the felony murder of David Rivera-Mateo who was


New Restaurant - Flair - Takes Over For Geno's in Southington

SOUTHINGTON, CT - A new restaurant with a diverse menu - and a couple of new twists to traditional comfort dishes - has opened in Southington at the former site of Geno's Grille. Chef Hector Delgado opened Flair at 98 Main Street. He has been a familiar face in kitchens throughout new England since


Naugatuck man charged with voyeurism at Waterbury YMCA

WATERBURY -- Leonidas Fernando Torres-Cabrera was using his YMCA membership for more than working out. Waterbury police said the 30 year old was arrested Thursday for secretly videotaping in the YMCA men's locker room. "Get him out of here. I don't want to be working out and the guy is lushing off m


Man Drove 124 MPH With Drugs In Car: Police

Matthew Milone is accused of driving 124 miles per hour with drugs in his car. State police say they've arrested a man who was clocked driving 124 mph in a 65 mph-zone on a Connecticut highway with drugs in his car. State police say 22-year-old Matthew Milone, of Coventry, tried to elude troopers o


Waterbury woman charged in jewelry theft from elderly Southington couple

SOUTHINGTON - A Waterbury woman has been accused of stealing jewelry from an elderly couple when she was working in their Southington home as a health aide. Veronica Gonzalez, 39, is facing one count of second-degree larceny of a person over 60, blind or disabled person. Police allege she stole a


Drunk man arrested after firing gun in the air: Southington Police

SOUTHINGTON - Police arrested a man they said was drunk when he fired a gun into the air after a confrontation with the driver of a car he thought was suspicious. Police said on Tuesday, Reeton Jones, 49, of Plantsville, was charged with illegal discharge of a firearm, illegal possession of a firear


Snow squalls this evening, but dry and chilly the next few days!

It was on this date, March 14th, just one year ago when Blizzard Eugene produced record snowfall in Connecticut. According to the National Weather Service, blizzard criteria were met in Waterbury between 8:40am Tuesday morning and 11:55am, then again between 1:30pm and 4:35pm. Blizzard criteria were