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Former Torrington man accused of sexually assaulting woman at knife point

TORRINGTON - A former city resident accused of breaking into a High Street home and sexually assaulting a woman was arraigned Thursday in Superior Court in Torrington. Monte White, 34, of the Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center in Uncasville, has been charged with first-degree aggravated sexual a

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2018-01-19 16:14:20

Police: Torrington man had crack cocaine at city park

TORRINGTON - A city man was recently arrested after being found in possession of crack cocaine at Jiggs Donahue Park on East Main Street, police said. Samuel Gates, 33, of 109 Palmer Bridge Street, was arrested Jan. 14 and charged with illegal possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle, possession of

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2018-01-18 20:23:27

The dry weather conditions with a weekend warm-up!

It was a bright, but cold day. We started out in the single digits and teens. In fact, the early morning low at Bradley International Airport was 4 degrees! Temperatures really dropped off last night thanks to the combination of clearing skies, diminishing winds, and a fresh snow cover. Despite unli

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-19 00:46:00

PD: Torrington man arrested for juvenile sexual assault

SHELTON, Conn. (WTNH) - A Torrington man is facing charges after police say he sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl. According to police, 45-year-old Christopher Galvin presented himself as a 22-year-old man in an online chat-room and began communicating with 13-year-old girl back in 2013. Police s

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-17 21:59:54

Waterbury man convicted of having alcohol, cocaine in system during serious Bristol crash

BRISTOL - A Waterbury man has been convicted of having alcohol and cocaine in his system when he crashed into a tree in Bristol in 2016, seriously injuring the passenger in the vehicle. Hector Gonzalez, 41, accepted a plea deal Thursday in Bristol Superior Court. He pleaded guilty to one count of s

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-01-19 01:17:00

Farmington man charged in Bristol shooting

BRISTOL - A Farmington man was arrested Thursday in connection with a 2016 shooting in Bristol. Thomas Damiano, 26, is facing charges of first-degree assault, unlawful discharge of a firearm and criminal possession of a firearm. The charges stem from an incident on June 11, 2016, when Plymouth res

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-01-19 00:18:00

Shutdown? Terrible, say GOP, Dems. But both threatened it

WASHINGTON (AP) - Threatening to shutter the federal government unless demands are met - who would do that? Members of both parties, it turns out. And both sides have complained loudly when the other resorted to a shutdown threat. Some of the same Republicans who claim to abhor the bare-knuckle tact

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-01-19 12:25:00

Police search for suspect in Watertown 7-11 armed robbery

Surveillance of Watertown robbery suspect. (Watertown Police) WATERTOWN, Conn. (WTNH)- Police are searching for the man who robbed a Watertown 7-11 at gunpoint, early Wednesday morning. Police say just after midnight, the 7-11, at 188 Davis Street in the Oakville section of town, was robbed at gun

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-18 15:38:19

Emanuel County student makes dean's list at BPC

One student from Emanuel County qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College (BCP) in Mount Vernon for its Fall 2017 semester, announced Dr. Robert Brian, Vice President for Academic Services. The student is Austin Ray Pounds from Adrian. Qualifying students were enrolled in 12 or more ho

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-18 08:05:58

Shore sworn in as police chief

Rob Shore has been named Chief of the Metter Police Department. He was sworn in on Tuesday afternoon at Metter Depot. Shore joined Metter Police Department in October 2016, serving first as captain and then as interim chief. Chief Shore was born in Renton, Washington, and grew up in Portland, Oregon


FLU SEASON: Doctors here seeing 10 cases every day

If you haven't gotten your flu shot, you might not want to put it off any longer. Dr. Brent Waters of Georgia Physicians South in Blackshear says doctors in their office are seeing "about 10 confirmed flu cases daily with mostly fever, cough, nasal congestion and body aches." Dr. Waters says some pa


Prince Automotive Makes $200K+ Donation To Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

Prince Automotive Group has made a donation of $214,248.66 to Wiregrass Georgia Technical College's automotive program. The group donated parts and equipment from all dealerships including Albany, Tifton, Valdosta, and Douglas to the college. The donated parts and equipment are for Honda, Mazda, For


Elixir CEO Sahm To Serve As Keynote Speaker At Chamber's 91st Event

The Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce will host its 91st Annual Event on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at The Atrium in downtown Douglas, and tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available. On Tuesday, January 16, the Chamber announced that Christopher A. Sahm, CEO of Elixir Industri


What's going on under the Gold Dome?

Pierce County's legislative delegation looks for the budget, education and rural development to be the main issues in this election year session of the Georgia General Assembly. State Representative Chad Nimmer (R, Blackshear) represents Pierce County in the House of Representatives, while Senator T


Dr. Angela Battle's MLK Day Celebration Speech

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Dr. Angela Battle of Hazlehurst Pediatrics was the featured speaker Saturday at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. She gave a stirring presentation, the text of which follows.] Good Morning everyone! I am so thrilled that you could come to t


Mr. Randall 'Randy' Aubrey McKinnon, 63 Of West Green, Ga., Passes Away

Mr. Randall 'Randy' Aubrey McKinnon, age 63, of West Green, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at his residence in West Green, Georgia. Mr. McKinnon was born on April 17, 1954, in Coffee County, Georgia, to the late Aubrey McKinnon and late Jessie Ruth Hester McKinnon. Randy enjoye


Phoenix PD: Teen suspect drives onto sidewalk, hits and kills 1 man

Phoenix police have arrested a suspect in a crash that killed one pedestrian Thursday night. According to Sgt. Alan Pfohl with Phoenix PD, when police arrived on scene near 16th Avenue and Osborn Road just after 11 p.m., they found that witnesses had detained the 18-year-old driver. Pfohl said detec

AZFAMILY - 2018-01-19 19:08:00

A suspected serial killer could be behind 9 deaths - including his mother, Phoenix police say

The police in Phoenix say that they have linked a suspect to nine killings that shook the area over a three week span last year - the second suspected serial killer to shake the area in recent years. Cleophus Cooksey Jr. has been in custody since his arrest by the police in December for the fatal sh

SFGATE - 2018-01-19 01:08:00

ADOT warns drivers to plan ahead for winter storm this weekend

Snow-deprived desert dwellers have their eyes on the high country this weekend, with several inches of snow in the forecast for Flagstaff by Saturday. "Drink a lot of hot chocolate and play with the kids, make snowmen. I love it," said Esther Cuellar of Phoenix. [RELATED: Bundle up! A big winter sto

AZFAMILY - 2018-01-19 01:19:00

PD: Witnesses detain driver who hit, killed man walking on sidewalk

Investigators determined the driver, later identified as 18-year-old Keten Burke Crawford, drove onto the north sidewalk and hit a 49-year-old man who was walking with a 35-year-old man. Copyright 2014 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten,

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-01-19 15:15:32