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Waterbury man charged with killing, beheading ex’s kittens

Kahlil IveyWATERBURY – City police charged a 21-year-old man on Sunday with breaking into his ex’s home where they say he dismembered and killed her kittens.Kahlil Ivey, 21, was held on bonds totaling more than $60,000 after police took him into custody in connection to an incident, which occurred i


Man Attacks Woman as Children Hide and Call Police: PD

They said he had entered the residence without permission, got into an argument with the woman, grabbed a large knife during the altercation and tried to rob her of money.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-10-15 07:13:07

Police: Watertown grocery store robber in custody; arrest warrant sought

On Monday morning, Watertown police said the woman was in another department’s custody and that they were working on a warrant for her arrest. Her name will be released after she is arrested, police said.


Granby Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs

GRANBY, CT — The school year is now into its second month and there are still several available jobs the local school district is looking to fill. It's important to note, that these positions are either vacant and or mandated by the state or federal government.

PATCH - 2018-10-15 14:00:00

30-hour coffin stays rewarded with cash, Six Flags passes

AGAWAM, Mass. (AP) - Dying to win a little cash and a free pass toSix Flags New England? All you need to do is spend 30 hours in a coffin.

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-15 11:04:01

Local Officer Dragged, Suspect In Stolen Vehicle Cases Caught

Newtown Police say a suspect of interest in a number of stolen vehicle cases dragged a Newtown officer, nearly crushing him against his own patrol unit, before temporarily escaping October 7. The individual was eventually apprehended and is facing numerous charges locally as well as being wanted on

NEWTOWN BEE - 2018-10-15 15:55:00

Shock follows plane crash that killed Waterbury flight instructor

OXFORD – Saturday’s death of a well-regarded flight instructor and business owner has left the local aviation community in shock. Munidat “Raj” Persaud, 41 of Waterbury, was flying a Piper 3A-34 twin engine airplane, when it crashed into the waters of Long Island Sound about one mile offshore from Q


Man accused of stealing of over $9,000 worth of equipment from Watertown business

WATERTOWN, Conn. (WTNH) - Police arrested aWaterburyman Friday who allegedly stole over $9,000 in tools from aWatertownbusiness back in July.

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-15 14:03:04

Police: 1 From Danbury, 1 From Waterbury Arrested for Drug Trafficking

Danbury Police have reported the arrest of two men on drug trafficking charges.At 7:00pm last Thursday evening (October 11), police report that they entered the residence of Christopher Kevin Maloney on Bank Street in Danbury. Police say that Chevalier Terrell Purvis of Waterbury was also inside the

I95 ROCK - 2018-10-15 11:23:49

PD: High school student in Hartford brought to hospital after ingesting 'edible narcotic'

Latest Hartford County NewsVA asked to change Lincoln quote to include womenFather, son plead guilty to $27M health care scamPD: High school student in Hartford brought to hospital after ingesting 'edible narcotic'Lamont, Stefanowski, Griebel to debate this Thursday nightFormer federal prosecutors t

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-15 20:38:04

Emergency crews respond to natural gas leak in Torrington

Latest Litchfield County NewsEmergency crews respond to natural gas leak in TorringtonYoung Boy Approached by Vehicle in WatertownBlack bear feasts on food from Woodbury bird feederNew Milford police look to identify man accused of stealing from vehicleCheck Sex Offenders In Your Area Before Trick-o


Torrington sex offender charged with another sex assault

Jean Y. Leconte, 30, of 155 Park Ave. in Torrington, is accused of approaching a woman in a Winsted shop and “performing an act of sexual depravity on her” while she was picking items up off the floor, the release said.


Man arrested for 'act of sexual depravity' in Winsted

Jean Y. Leconte, a convicted sex offender, is accused of performing an "act of sexual depravity" on a woman in a store in Winsted.Winsted police


Police investigate armed robbery in Watertown

Latest Litchfield County NewsPolice investigate armed robbery in WatertownEmergency crews respond to natural gas leak in TorringtonYoung Boy Approached by Vehicle in WatertownBlack bear feasts on food from Woodbury bird feederNew Milford police look to identify man accused of stealing from vehicleWA


Frost Advisory Issued for Saturday Night

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for most of the state on Saturday as temperatures drop into the middle to upper 30s. The frost advisories for northern Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, northern New Haven, northern New London and Tolland counties are in effect overn


Man Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries After Being Hit By Car

MANCHESTER, CT — A 23-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car at 269 West Middle Turnpike early Saturday, according to police.


This Is Connecticut's Best Haunted House

In Connecticut, The Daily Meal deemed the Huguenot House in East Hartford as the best haunted house. According to The Daily Meal, the house was built in 1761 and is said to be haunted by a friendly duo known as Benny and the Blue Lady, the latter of which has even been seen through the windows on mu


Concerns raised over 2 Torrington elementary schools’ ability to evacuate buildings

TORRINGTON – The restructuring of the city’s elementary schools left two buildings with more than 600 students each, raising concerns about how quickly they would be able to evacuate during a fire drill. On Wednesday, Vogel-Wetmore School tested its evacuation procedures with a goal of having all 60


Plymouth Police Seize Heroin, Cocaine at Traffic Stop

PLYMOUTH — Police arrested a Bristol woman early Saturday morning after seizing 85 bags of heroin and other drugs from her vehicle during a traffic stop.Officers pulled over a Red Saturn Ion traveling westbound on Main Street at 12:15 a.m. with no light over the rear license plate.In a Facebook post


Candidate Profile: Alexander K. Larsson, Democrat, 66th House District

Age: 32 Address: 426 Bantam Lake Road, Bantam Party: Democrat Education: Bachelor’s degree in history, Western Connecticut State University; master’s degree in history, WCSU Experience: Litchfield Democratic Town Committee; Litchfield Parks and Recreation Commission; Litchfield Conservation Commissi