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Torrington police: Ansonia man arrested with 2 guns in car

TORRINGTON - A 30-year-old man is facing a reckless endangerment charge after police say they found him with two weapons near Dunkin' Donuts on South Main Street. Jeffrey Folta, of 20 Hawley Drive, Ansonia, was arrested Nov. 13 and also charged with illegal carry of a firearm while under the influen

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-11-17 19:23:34

Police: Torrington man caught flushing heroin down the toilet

TORRINGTON - A city man is facing narcotics charges after Torrington police say they caught him flushing heroin down the toilet. John J. Hobson, 46, of 2 Perkins St., Torrington, was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of sale of narcotic substance, interfering with an officer, tampering

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-11-17 14:51:26

Torrington elementary school facing possible closure

The fate of an elementary school in Torrington will be decided in two weeks at the next Board of Education meeting. East School has been on the chopping block before. A school board member said that the state says school buildings are only supposed to last about 25 to 30 years and East School is lo

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-11-17 05:04:00

Torrington-Winsted Rotary Club honors 3 Paul Harris Fellows

GOSHEN - The Torrington-Winsted Rotary Club came together this week to celebrate three people who have devoted their time and effort to improving life in the Northwest Corner. Lourena G. Helt, Jeffrey A. Smith and Louise P. Van Alstyne were recognized as the latest Paul Harris Fellows, joining the r

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-11-16 20:34:31

Brainy puzzle rooms challenge, build teamwork at Torrington venue

TORRINGTON - Like solving riddles? Enjoy a good mystery and finding out the answer to a seemingly baffling conundrum with the help of clues and input from your friends and family? Well, Vince Laliberte has just the place for you to go - Pursue the Clues on East Main Street in Torrington. Pursue the

COUNTYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-16 18:04:00

Torrington man accused of murder found competent to participate in own defense

TORRINGTON - Daniel Gervais was ruled competent to stand trial Tuesday in Superior Court in Torrington, paving the way for a probable cause hearing. Gervais, 70, was arrested May 3 by Torrington police and charged with murder, after his wife, Phyllis Gervais, was found dead in the couple's home on


Torrington man pleads to larceny charge issued in connection with 2015 robbery of city bank

TORRINGTON - A city man accused of robbing a Torrington bank in 2015 pleaded found guilty Tuesday in Superior Court in Torrington. Christopher Basigalup, 48, then of Torrington, was arrested in March 2015 in connection with the robbery of the TD Bank location at 215 High St., according to court reco


A sunny Friday, but more rain is in the weekend forecast!

Today started out with rain that was locally heavy. The sun then broke through the clouds and temperatures reached the 50s in many parts of the state. However, the atmosphere became unstable especially with a strong disturbance aloft (sharp upper level trough) moving in from the west. Heavy showers

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-11-17 01:41:00

Deputies identify man killed on 690

Deputies Identify Man Killed Yesterday on 690 The Onondaga County Sheriff's Office releases the name of the man who struck and killed yesterday morning on 690 in the Town of Geddes. Deputies say 22 year old Dominic Muscolino Jr of East Syracuse, was killed when he was struck by a tractor trailer o

EAGLENEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-11-17 18:10:32

Skaneateles Lake toxic algae testing ends as bloom dissipates

Syracuse, N.Y. -- The toxic algae bloom in Skaneateles Lake that began more than two months ago is over, and health officials have ended testing for algae toxins. "There have been three consecutive rounds of testing done which have indicated non-detectable levels of toxin at all points where samplin

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-16 21:37:03

Not guilty a 3rd time: Syracuse man cleared of 2007 murder despite angry ex's efforts

Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse man has now been found not guilty in three separate trials in the past four years -- the latest being a murder trial. Alfred Thomas Jr., 30, twice acquitted of weapons charges, was found not guilty today by a jury of murdering Silas "Keith" Collier in 2007. There was physi

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-17 18:17:04

Police ID man killed by tractor-trailer while attempting to flee from cops

Police have identified the man who was killed Thursday on Interstate 690 in Geddes when he was struck by a tractor-trailer while attempting to flee from police. Dominic Muscolino Jr., 22, of East Syracuse was killed while driving a Honda sedan. The crash happened after a police chase of a car that s

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-17 18:21:11

Former DA investigator sentenced to prison time for hit-and-run that killed Seth Collier

Peter Rauch (center) in Onondaga County Court for his sentencing on Friday, November 17, 2017/ Photojournalist Andy Wolf The former District Attorney's Office investigator accused in the hit-and-run that killed 18-year-old Seth Collier this spring has learned his fate. Peter Rauch was sentenced to 2

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-11-17 10:17:20

Will DA's investigator get full 2 to 6 years for drunken fatal crash? Or less?

Peter Rauch will return to court Friday to find out his punishment for the April 2017 crash that killed pedestrian Seth Collier, 18, on Syracuse's North Side. Rauch was an investigator and oft-driver for Onondaga County DA William Fitzpatrick when he drove drunk in a county-owned car at 1:30 a.m. an

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-16 18:12:13

Could DA investigator have avoided a much harsher crime by fleeing after fatal crash?

Syracuse, NY -- Former Onondaga County District Attorney's Office Investigator Peter Rauch didn't appear to do himself any favors by fleeing after a drunken crash in March that killed 19-year-old Seth Collier. But what if he spared himself an even worse fate? That scenario was hinted at today by spe

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-17 16:40:03

Seth Collier's mom speaks to man who killed her son: 'You could've at least tried to help'

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Seth Collier was only four blocks from home when his 18-year-life came to an end. The Syracuse teenager finished his late shift at Burger King on March 21 and ventured out into the cold, dark morning to begin the 3-mile walk to his North Side home. Collier was a full-time employee,

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-17 17:53:33

Local jobless rate ticks up slightly

While the entire state has registered a record-low amount of jobless claims, the news was not as sunny locally as most counties experienced an uptick in the unemployment rate. According to figures the Alabama Department of Labor released Friday, all but one of the Wiregrass counties registered a sli

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-11-17 17:26:00

Think it can't happen here? It already has

Next month, the Coffee County Emergency Management Agency will host a training session on active shooter scenarios - particularly, how to react to protect oneself in a situation where a person with a gun begins to fire on random bystanders. Enterprise State Community College and the Enterprise Polic

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-11-17 03:49:00

Bama/Auburn tourney today at ECC

The golf tournament slots are filled, the hole sponsors are in, and the side games are set. All is well with the 16thannual Wiregrass United Way Alabama/Auburn Golf Tournament. Even Jeffrey Douglas, Mr. Mattress himself and the tournament's platinum sponsor, is sporting his "Live United t-shirt on a

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-11-17 06:15:00

Family wants answers in toddler's death

As Enterprise police continue to investigate the death of 2-year-old Nehemiah Armstrong, his family and those who love him are wanting answers. Enterprise police say Nehemiah was found unresponsive on Nov. 9 at a home in Sunny South Trailer Park. He was taken to the hospital but died. Emery Armstron

WSFA - 2017-11-17 04:25:12