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Man pulls out sledgehammer, knife during Killingly street fight

DANIELSON - A 52-year-old Rhode Island man tried to strike several people with a sledgehammer on Sunday during a fight in Killingly, state police said. At approximately 1:12 p.m., troopers were called out after reports were received about a disturbance on Prospect Avenue where several "intoxicated m

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2018-03-19 15:35:52

State police investigating after $4.5K worth of copper stolen from Jewett City mill

JEWETT CITY - State police are investigating a break-in at the Wyre Wind Mill, where $4,5000 worth of copper cables were cut from the building, causing roughly $30,000 in damages to the structure. The investigation began after a March 10 break-in at the 77 Anthony St. location, police said. After th

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2018-03-19 21:00:55

IHOP worker punched after asking customers to leave

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A restaurant employee was reported to be in stable condition at Rhode Island Hospital Monday after being punched by a patron who had been asked to leave the restaurant at about 1 a.m. Sunday, police said. Police said Adam Rebello, 23, told them three males in the IHOP restaurant a

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-19 14:27:50

Police searching for driver who fled scene of Voluntown crash

VOLUNTOWN - Police are searching for a driver who fled the scene of a car crash in Voluntown on Sunday. According to state police, a 2003 Ford F550 Super Duty was traveling westbound on Hodge Pond Road when it struck a large stone and tree on a residential property before coming to a final rest. Pol

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2018-03-19 22:28:42

Trial to begin for father accused of 2013 killing of 10-year-old daughter

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Opening statements are expected to begin today at Providence Superior Court in the case of a Pawtucket man accused of killing his 10-year-old daughter in July of 2013. Aleida DePina died shortly after being brought to the hospital by her father Jorge DePina. Prosecutors say

WPRI - 2018-03-19 10:56:55

Police Seeking Identity Of Suspected Cologne Thief: Waterford PD

WATERFORD, CT - Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man suspected of stealing a $90 bottle of Gucci cologne from the Ulta Beauty store in the Waterford Commons. Police said on Facebook that the suspect left in a newer burgundy/red Hyundai SUV with Connecticut plates 737-PCG, which

PATCH - 2018-03-19 18:26:10

Police: Georgia woman killed in 2-car crash in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN - A Georgia woman was killed in a two-car crash Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn, police said. According to the accident report, the crash happened at 3:22 p.m. on Hartford Road at its intersection with Tatnic Road. Police identified the victim as Jillian Leigh Bradley, of 3094 Balearic Drive

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2018-03-19 14:18:09

Home invasion suspects use cattle prod in Killingly break-in

KILLINGLY - State police are investigating a weekend home invasion in Killingly in which suspects used a cattle prod to subdue a victim. At approximately 8:41 p.m. on Saturday, troopers, after receiving numerous 911 calls from the residents in the area of 232 Ballouville Road, found five residents o

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2018-03-19 14:56:19

After his family died, he threatened to kill himself. So the police took his guns.

LISBON, Conn. - John McGuire was inside his house with 81 guns when five state troopers were dispatched to investigate a threat he had reportedly made. They drove past a series of frozen lakes and up an unplowed driveway to a house set back in the Connecticut woods. The shades were drawn. A tattered


Serious two-car crash closes Route 6 in Brooklyn

(File) BROOKLYN, Conn. (WTNH)-Route 6 in Brooklyn has been closed at Tatnic Road after a two-car accident on Saturday, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. The crash was reported around 3:20 p.m. State police, the fire department and emergency medical personnel responded to t


One dead, two injured in Brooklyn crash

BROOKLYN - One person was killed and two others injured today after a head-on vehicle collision in Brooklyn, officials said. Emergency crews were called at approximately 3:21 p.m. to the area of 136 Hartford Pike/Route 6 for the two-vehicle crash. One person was pronounced dead at the scene and two


Providence police investigating after four people are stabbed overnight

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Providence police are investigating a series of stabbings in the capital city. The first incident happened around 11:35 p.m. Friday on Hartford Avenue near the housing complex. Police say a 24-year-old man was walking home with his friend when the two got in an argument, an


Man charged in phone hacking extortion scheme

BROOKLYN, Conn. (AP) - Police have charged a Connecticut man with hacking the cellphones and social media accounts of more than 20 women and girls to obtain sensitive photos and personal information that he allegedly used in an effort to extort nude photos of the victims. State police announced Frid


PD: Man stabbed outside New London home while trying to meet date

(Facebook / New London Police Department) NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH)- A man was stabbed several times in New London Thursday night after he was attacked when attempting to meet a woman from an online dating site. Police say just before 11 p.m., officers responded to the Dunkin Donuts at 175 Broad St


Police: Ledyard man sabotaged victim's vehicle, pointed fake gun at officer

LEDYARD - A Ledyard man is facing charges after police said he damaged a victim's vehicle, vandalized a shed and threatened responding officers with a facsimile firearm Wednesday afternoon, police said. At 4:54 p.m., police said they received reports of a domestic disturbance at a residence in Ledya