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Additional charge for Torrington man already jailed for violent attack

TORRINGTON – David Irwin, already jailed on allegations of beating and strangling his estranged wife, additionally was charged with violating a protective order Tuesday in Torrington Superior Court. Irwin, 50, of Torrington, saw his bond increased from $250,000 to $351,000. He previously was accused


Torrington gets its first medical marijuana dispensary

State approves nine new facilities, including C-3 Ventures on Winsted Road. The state Department of Consumer Protection on Tuesday announced the names and locations of nine new dispensary facilities that will be licensed by the state’s medical marijuana program, including the first in Torrington.


Student referred to Juvenile Review Board after flooding Torrington High School bathroom

TORRINGTON – After an act of vandalism left a bathroom at Torrington High School flooded with water, a student was referred to the Juvenile Review Board – a prevention program designed to keep first-time offenders out of the juvenile justice system. A video of the Nov. 2 incident, which was posted t


Attorney says Torrington murder suspect unable stand trial due to psychiatric condition

TORRINGTON – Initially determined to be incompetent to assist in his defense against murder charges, Daniel Gervais’ competency was restored last year. But his attorney now claims Gervais has slipped back into a psychiatric condition that leaves him unable to stand trial. Gervais’ case, on the docke


Woman claims she was retrieving belongings, charged with Thomaston burglary

TORRINGTON – A former Thomaston woman who told police she was simply returning to her apartment to collect some of her belongings was arraigned Tuesday in Torrington Superior Court on allegations she broke into the home after being evicted. Stacy Pyshna, 47, was in the company of a male friend, 53-y


HHC shakes up Charlotte Hungerford urgent care offering

Hartford HealthCare, which acquired Charlotte Hungerford just over a year ago, intends to move the Torrington hospital's urgent care walk-in services to a new facility less than mile away.

HARTFORD BUSINESS - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

Annual Torrington event ends up at the Christmas Village

TORRINGTON-The annual Christmas Village Parade brought new faces to the streets of Torrington Sunday afternoon, despite the frosty wind that pinched bare ears and noses. Six-year-old Caleb Cunningham was one of those new faces. He and about 1,000 participants set out at from the Torrington Armory at


Woman arrested after heated basketball game confrontation

WEST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - A woman is accused of attacking a spectator following a middle school basketball game in West Hartford. According to police, Marcelie Ramos, 20, of Hartford, became upset that the spectator recorded a confrontation between some people and a referee.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-12-12 16:50:00

Man faces forgery charge after Torrington buying spree

TORRINGTON – A New York City man was ordered held on $2,500 Monday, accused of multiple counts of forgery for passing counterfeit $100 bills to pay for thousands of dollars worth of goods along the Route 202 corridor in September. Police say Dale Baksh, 27, of Brooklyn, went on a buying spree Sept.


Connecticut doubles number of medical marijuana dispensaries with new approvals

Nine license approvals announced Tuesday doubles the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in Connecticut while widening the geographical footprint of the fast-growing program.

HARTFORD COURANT - 2018-12-11 21:00:00

Torrington group sees more homeless, but fewer volunteers

TORRINGTON – Metal cots, unfolded. Pillows, fluffed. Tired eyes close quickly. By 10 o’clock every night, the lights are off in the basement of Trinity Episcopal Church, where Operation Overflow has housed homeless guests fall through spring for 15 years. Despite the steady routine, the community-ru


Sons of Italy building in Torrington getting a makeover by local artist

TORRINGTON – It was the place for celebrations for many local Italian families. The Sons of Italy chapter in Torrington was one of the organization’s oldest when it opened in 1908. And for more than 100 years, it was the site of laughs, food and friendships. But after years of dwindling membership,


Torrington, Wamogo have high expectations

TORRINGTON — Expectations loom high when a boys basketball scrimmage draws a crowd. Two-time NVL Iron Division defending champion Torrington hosted Berkshire League Tournament champion and state tournament Division V finalist Wamogo Monday night in the teams’ final tune-up before the boys high schoo

GAMETIMECT.COM - 2018-12-10 22:02:11

Documents shed light on Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza's tortured mind

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman's anger, scorn for other people, and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the shooting.

CBS NEWS - 2018-12-10 17:24:00

Hartford police search for missing woman

Hartford Police are asking for the public’s help to locate an 84-year-old woman this afternoon. Police said Christina Garcia left her home just before noon on Sunday without relaying information about where she was going to her daughter.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-12-09 20:54:00

Family who lost loved one seeks changes to missing persons alert system

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - A family in Virginia who lost their loved one after she was abducted is seeking change for the missing person's alert system. It's a change that could impact Connecticut.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-12-10 11:00:00

Crews battle heavy fire in Hartford on Sunday

Crews are battling a heavy fire in a building on Wethersfield Ave in Hartford on Sunday. Deputy Chief Alvaro Cucuta told Channel 3 that all hands are on scene working to extinguish a heavy fire at 521 Wethersfield Avenue.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-12-10 02:21:00

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital names December/January Artist of the Month

TORRINGTON — The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) Auxiliary is featuring the artwork of Marilyn Davis now through early January in the hospital’s main lobby hallway, 540 Litchfield St., Torrington. The public is invited to view and buy the works during regular visiting hours as part of the Auxili

WESTPORT NEWS - 2018-12-06 21:07:00

Newtown shooter described ‘scorn for humanity’

HARTFORD — Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School are shedding light on the gunman’s anger, scorn for other people and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the mass shooting.

FOX61.COM - 2018-12-09 15:44:51

Campion Ambulance, Trinity Health address Torrington officials over sale concerns

TORRINGTON – City public safety commissioners were put at ease Wednesday about an expected sale of Campion Ambulance to Trinity Health, the nonprofit organization that operates Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury and other hospitals in the state. Campion Ambulance provides ambulance coverage in Torri