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Connecticut man convicted of fatally stabbing girlfriend
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man has been convicted offatally stabbinghis girlfriend, injuring her best friend and then fleeing the state with his 6-year-old daughter.
Bullet shot through school window in Bridgeport
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) - A Bridgeport school was briefly put on lockdown Monday morning after a bullet penetrated through a school window and into the school. According to officials, 18-year-old Geijon Williams fired a gun in the direction of the Dunbar elementary school attempting to shoot his m
6 children dead, 12 others infected in 'severe' viral outbreak at NJ facility: Health Department
NEW JERSEY - Six pediatric patients are dead and 12 others sick due to a "severe" viral outbreak at a facility in New Jersey, the Department of Health said in a statement Tuesday. The department confirmed 18 cases of adenovirus among pediatric residents at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabili
Teen, 16, Reported Missing From Stratford
STRATFORD, CT — A Silver Alert has been issued for Dehasha Gonzales, 16, who was reported missing from Stratford on Oct. 23.
Bridgeport Woman Stole $500 Worth Of Goods: Milford PD
MILFORD, CT — A Bridgeport woman is accused of stealing about $500 worth of merchandise from a local business, Milford Police say.
Car crashes into home in New Haven
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A car crashed into a home in New Haven on Tuesday morning. The New Haven Fire Department tweeted that fire crews and police are on the scene of a home at Sherman Avenue and Edgewood Avenue with a photo of a mini-van that crashed into the house.
Shelton Rehab Center Participates In Mock Facility Evacuation | Valley Independent Sentinel
Bishop Wicke Health and Rehabilitation Center at Wesley Village, offering skilled nursing and short-term rehab, recently participated in a mock facility evacuation.
Powerball ticket sold in Prospect worth $1 million
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Firefighters respond to reported explosion in New Haven
NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) - What was first reported as an explosion in New Haven prompted a response from the city's fire department.It happened at 808 Washington Ave. on Tuesday morning.However, firefighters later reported that there was fire in a piece of equipment.There's no word on what sparked the i
Cemetery Tour Oct. 27 In Shelton | Valley Independent Sentinel
Tucked away on lower Long Hill Avenue near the intersection of Constitution Blvd. adjacent to Route 8, it will be the location of a program, If These Stones Could Talk, jointly presented by the Shelton Historical Society and the Long Hill Burying Ground Association on Saturday, October 27 at 1:00 p.
Stolen car suspect arrested in Newtown after car and foot chase
NEWTOWN, Conn. (WTNH) - Newtown police officers were dispatched on early Tuesday morning to search for a stolen car that had been in pursuit with Bridgeport police earlier in the evening. According to Newtown police, the car was stolen out of Greenwich earlier in the evening and had just been in a
Deceased man from Candlewood Lake boat accident identified
Joseph Miranda, 29 of Manchester, swam to shore and refused medical treatment. The second man, Gary Hayes, 48 of East Hartford, was located in the water and transported to Danbury hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
PD: Shoplifting turns into police chase through 2 towns
According to officials,East Haven policeresponded to the scene of the shoplifting, though police did not confirm where the alleged incident took place.
Vehicle Fire Closes Lanes On Route 15 In Stratford
STRATFORD, CT — A vehicle fire has closed two lanes on Route 15 North between Exits 53 and 54 in Stratford, according to the state DOT. The left and center lanes are closed.
PD: Hamden man arrested in connection with two Milford armed robberies
MILFORD - Milford Police say they've arrested a 25-year-old Hamden man in connection with two armed robberies last week. Police say Tasmine Shannanhouse was arrested and charged with robbery and larceny. Following the robberies, police obtained a search warrant, and they found the gun that was used
Silver Alerts issued for brother and sister missing from West Haven
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Reports of threat leads to increased police presence at New Haven high school
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - There is an increased police presence at a New Haven high school Monday following reports of a threat made on social media. Police confirm to News 8 that an extra police presence at Wilbur Cross High School at 181 Mitchell Drive, has been ongoing and that security has been
PD: Man accused of robbing bank, Thai restaurant
Tasmine Shannonhouse, of Hamden, was arrested and faces several charges including robbery and larceny.
Charles Wang, co-owner of Bridgeport Sound Tigers, dies at 74
Charles Wang, the computer industry executive who became a co-owner of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers hockey team, died yesterday at the age of 74. The cause of death was not disclosed.
Bridgeport pizzeria ‘temporarily’ closes doors
From the bare outdoor seating area to the bottles of alcohol being loaded into boxes, the eatery at 281 Fairfield Ave. apparently shuttered over the weekend, though parties involved in the project insist it isn’t permanent.