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Prayer group tackles drug overdose crisis on the New Haven Green
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Last week, close to 100 people were dropping to the ground on theNew Haven Greenbecause of overdoses due toK2, a powerful syntheticmarijuanathat was being passed around.
Man found dead in Long Island swimming pool
A man was found dead in his swimming pool in Suffolk County on Saturday, police said.Lewis Conte, 63, was found dead in his backyard pool on Franconia Road in East Northport at about 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, authorities said.Someone saw Conte not moving in the pool and called 911, police said. A physi
Developing: Grenade found in Bridgeport backyard
Photo: Contributed Photo / Contributed PhotoImage1of2A grenade found in a Bridgeport, Conn., backyard on Aug. 18, 2018.BRIDGEPORT — Homeowners digging in their backyard on Saturday found a grenade, according to Police Chief Armando Perez.The fire department was first on scene around 7 p.m. and relay
1 hospitalized following Bridgeport stabbing
Latest Fairfield County NewsSunday run looks to raise money for service members and their families1 hospitalized following Bridgeport stabbingMinor injuries reported in Westport tractor-trailer crashHacker of celebrity photos asking for leniencyMaine truck driver accused of sexually assaulting daugh
Motorcycle crash with serious injury closes Interstate 91 Southbound in Wallingford
Latest New Haven County NewsMotorcycle crash with serious injury closes Interstate 91 Southbound in WallingfordThousands attend annual Milford Oyster FestivalAnimal adoption event held in New Haven on SundayPrayer group tackles drug overdose crisis on the New Haven GreenPresident Trump's Drug Czar n
Contractor finds buried World War II-era hand grenade
Latest Fairfield County NewsContractor finds buried World War II-era hand grenadeSunday run looks to raise money for service members and their families1 hospitalized following Bridgeport stabbingMinor injuries reported in Westport tractor-trailer crashHacker of celebrity photos asking for leniencyBR
Connecticut police announce arrest tied to spate of synthetic pot overdoses
FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, paramedics and EMT members respond to one of three simultaneous drug overdose victims on the New Haven Green, a city park in New Haven, Conn. Police swarmed a Connecticut park near Yale University and searched people's homes for drugs Thursday in an
Derby Athletic Field Project Unearths Dirty Dirt | Valley Independent Sentinel
About 1,800 cubic yards of soil contaminated with petroleum and solid waste (garbage, metal, glass bottles and the like) was trucked from the Chatfield Street property and brought to a landfill in Manchester.
SEEN: Bridgeport Caribbean Jerk Fest 2018
The 12th Annual Caribbean Jerk Fest was held at Seaside Park in Bridgeport on August 18, 2018. Festival goers enjoyed traditional Caribbean music, food and vendors. Were you SEEN?
Police: Stabbing victim being treated at Bridgeport Hospital
BRIDGEPORT — A stabbing victim has turned up at Bridgeport Hospital, police spokesman Av Harris said Saturday.The victim showed up at the hospital around 9:14 p.m.It was unclear where the stabbing took place or how seriously the victim was injured.
53-year-old man arrested in connection with over 100 synthetic pot overdoses
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with more than 100 synthetic-marijuana overdoses, many of them in the same New Haven park, after authorities say they caught him with 32 bags of the drug, police said Friday. Some of the victims identified John Parker, of New Hav
Overdose crisis highlighted needs for more police, social services
A staff member ofTrinity Episcopal Church on the Greenand leader ofa weekly spiritual fellowship group, Thomas has built familiar relationships with many of those who spend their days in the center of the city, including many who are homeless and many who are addicted to drugs.
Car engulfed in flames in overnight accident on I-95
Firefighters put out the flames that had engulfed the car and, along with Westport EMS, provided medical care to all people involved in the accident. As the fire departments made sure the tractor-trailer was in place, they found one of the diesel tanks was ruptured and the leaking diesel fuel was co
Suspected K2 dealer arrested after mass overdose
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connectionwith more than 100 synthetic-marijuana overdoses, many of them in the same New Haven park, after authorities say they caught him with 32 bags of the drug, police said Friday.Some of the victims identified John Parker, of New Haven,
Community Postings: End of Fairfield beach season schedule, ‘Really Big’ Tag Sale this weekend, On the Dean’s List
Cecilia Morey, 5, of Fairfield races her mom Jessie and sister Natalie, 3, down the Fun Slide as they enjoy the annual St. Roch’s Feast in Greenwich on Aug. 8.
Arrest made in more than 100 synthetic pot overdoses in park
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with more than 100 synthetic-marijuana overdoses, many of them in the same New Haven park, after authorities say they caught him with 32 bags of the drug, police said Friday.
Officials identify 2 men arrested in connection to New Haven overdoses
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - (WTNH) - According to New Haven Police Chief Anthony Campbell, officers are executing search warrants, and going into specific homes to get this bad batch of "K2" off the streets; and when you combine the overdoses from Wednesday and Thursday, the number is nearly 100.
1 dead, 1 person severely injured in New Haven crash
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - One person has died, and another severely injured in a car crash on the New Haven and East Haven town line early Frtiday morning.
Tractor-trailer collides with car on I-95 in Connecticut
A portion of I-95 shutdown after a tractor-trailer and car collided in Connecticut.WESTPORT, Connecticut (WABC) --A portion of I-95 shut down after a tractor-trailer and car collided in Connecticut.Police said the two vehicles crashed in the southbound lanes between exits 18 and 19 in Westport.The c
Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Teen At Fairfield Rest Stop
FAIRFIELD, CT — A Maine man was arrested early Friday morning in connection to a sexual assault that occurred at the Fairfield Service Plaza on I-95 South last year, according to Connecticut State Police. Chad J. Harris, 41, was taken into custody at the New Haven Train Station shortly after 5 a.m.