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Bear euthanized after entering Torrington home
TORRINGTON — A bear was euthanized Tuesday after it entered a Torrington home, causing damage to the home’s interior.A caller reported a bear inside his house trashing things and being aggressive. Police sent multiple officers to the scene. Eventually, the bear got out of the house.The Connecticut D
Hungry Bear Breaks Into Torrington Home and Gets Put Down
A bear had to be euthanized after it broke into a Torrington home to grab a bite to eat.According to theHartford Courant,a female black bear weighing in at between 45-100 pounds was searching for food when she saw what she was looking for on a kitchen counter at a Winsted Road home. The bear proceed
Dog Survives Bear Attack in Bristol
In a Facebook post, Struckman said "It was the single most scariest thing I have ever witnessed. The bear bit and clawed at him. The amount of blood loss was ridiculous. Thankfully, after spending the entire morning in surgery, Charlie is home resting."
Waterbury teacher dies after boating accident
Dump truck crashes on Interstate 84June 20, 2018-Local-Tagged:I-84-no commentsWATERBURY — Traffic is backed up on Interstate 84 westbound near Exit 21 due to a crash involving a dump truck shortly before 1 p.m.. Two ambulances responded to the scene. The right shoulder is closed while emergency resp
Bear gets trapped in Torrington home
#BREAKINGEncon PD tells me bear went through open window inside this home on Winsted rd in#Torrington. Resident locked himself inside bedroom. Encon Pd arrived within 3min of call, euthanized bear as it was leaving home. Homeowner OK@FOX61Newspic.twitter.com/0k43FOQm1D— Michael Howard (@MHoward_TV)J
Woman dies in Candlewood Lake accident; ID released
The victim was identified as Wanda Tirado, 38, of Waterbury. She was pronounced deceased at Danbury Hospital at 11:15 am.
The Bristol Press - Man offered girls candy, followed them home in Bristol
Buy this photoPublished on Wednesday, 20 June 2018 12:57Written byLISA BACKUS@LBACKUSNBHBRISTOL – Police are looking for the adult male who offered two young girls candy at the south entrance of Bristol Public Library Tuesday and then followed them home in his vehicle.Superintendent of Schools Dr. S
Campus Notes - Simsbury College Students
SIMSBURY, CT — Here are some recent notable accomplishments by local college students, as provided by readMedia Newswire.
Tense exchange between Torrington mayor and council member
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Crews Respond to Report of Bear in House in Torrington
NBC ConnecticutPolice said they responded to a call of a bear entering a window of a house in Torrington Tuesday and they called crews from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to respond.Crews from DEEP said it happened on Winsted Road and they did not find a bear in a house.
Waterbury warning: heroin bags passed throughout the city contributing to overdoses
"It was very bad," said Jim Whiteside, a paramedic with AMR Ambulance. "We had several incidents of multiple overdoses and several people who have just fall out on the street."
Teenager finds bear breaking into his home for loaf of bread
TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — An 18-year-old who went to investigate a loud noise in his kitchen says he came face-to-face with a bear.Carlos Novicky says he found the bear in his home in Torrington, Connecticut Tuesday after it pushed through a screen window to get a loaf of bread from the counter.
Crash Closes Lane On I-84 In West Hartford
WEST HARTFORD, CT — A one-vehicle accident has closed a lane on I-84 West between Exits 40 and 39A in West Hartford, according to the state DOT. The left lane is closed.
Torrington: NCCF Awards $103K in Grants
TORRINGTON — The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, 33 E. Main St., has awarded grants to 21 area nonprofit organizations totaling $103,950 during its first grant cycle of 2018.The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness received $10,000 to support flexible emergency funding that will pre
Woman Denied Parole in 1997 New Milford Gang Rape, Murder
NEW MILFORD, CT -- The state's pardon board has denied early release to one of eight people serving time in prison for their role in killing teenager Maryann Measles in 1997, theNews Timeshas reported.
Large Police Presence on Marion Avenue in Southington
Elyssa PratteA large police presence on Marion Avenue in Southington Tuesday.The Southington police department is warning residents to avoid part of Marion Avenue due to an active incident.Police issued a warning to avoid the area of Marion Avenue between Diana Road and Old Mill Road Tuesday night.D
Morris volunteers vote to end fire service to town
A statement from the department was released Tuesday announcing that its members had voted to “cease providing fire, rescue, and EMS services,” as of June 30.
Southington Farmers Market Schedule Posted
Local farmers offer a variety of fresh food like hand-picked fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers. Other items include cheeses, pickles, meats, fresh pastries from bakeries, and more.
Immigration battle affecting Connecticut families
The children's rights groupSave the Children, headquartered in Fairfield, has released this statement in response to the immigration battle:
Truck Rollover Causing Delays on I-84 West in Plainville
Connecticut Department of TransportationInterstate 84 West is backed up after a truck carrying roof tiles rolled over near exit 33 in Plainville, according to state police.The two right lanes are blocked.No one has been injured. No additional information was immediately available.