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Officer-Involved Shooting Reported in Meriden, Conn.
Connecticut State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Meriden Thursday night and they said everyone involved is in custody.The police investigation is underway on East Main Street, where the CVS parking lot has been taped off. Investigators have been at the scene all night and p
Wallingford man pleads guilty to drug charge related overdose death
The investigation revealed that Timothy Estridge, 37, possessed and distributedheroinandamphetamineson multiple instances between July and December 2017. On December 1, it was revealed that Estridge filled a prescription for Adderall, which contains amphetamine, and gave the pills to the victim of a
Meriden Oil Spill Shuts Down Route 15 Lane
MERIDEN, CT - A loose truck axel caused an oil spill and subsequent small fire that shut down one lane on Route 15 Friday afternoon, according to theMeriden Record-Journal. The lane closure was around 12:30 p.m. and affected the area by the North Broad Street interchange.
New Britain Herald - Meriden woman, home health aide, convicted of illegally entering elderly man's home
Dawn Bailey, 50, pleaded guilty to charges of trespassing and criminal mischief during her hearing in Bristol Superior Court. She was sentenced to two years in prison, suspended, and two years of probation.
Family of man shot by officers question why he was being followed
MERIDEN, CT (WFSB) - An armed man was shot by three Meriden officers following a pursuit that ended in a pharmacy parking lot, state police said.State police identified the suspect as 41-year-old Ryan Holley of Meriden.The shooting took place in a CVS parking lot on East Main Street around 11 p.m. o
Massive police presence in Meriden
MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) - News 8 is on the scene of a massive police presence on East Main Street in Meriden. Authorities have confirmed that there has been an officer-involved shooting. While no officers have been injured, police could not say whether anyone else was hurt. Connecticut State Police
Lamont releases tax return information
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ned Lamont released summary information of his federal and state income taxes in recent years Friday, and is challenging his opponents for Governor to do the same. At a news conference in New Haven, Lamont released tax information covering
Road Closure Announced For Halloween Event In Wallingford
WALLINGFORD, CT — Due to a children's Halloween event sponsored by the town's Parks and Recreation Department, Wallingford Police have announced the following road closure and parking prohibition will be in effect for all vehicular traffic on Oct. 26:
State disciplines prison nurse from New Haven, among others
The state Board of Examiners for Nursing this week disciplined eight nurses, including one from New Haven in connection with care for a seriously injured prisoner at York Correctional Institution in Niantic and one from Wallingford who worked at Bridgeport Hospital.The board said Shanequa Moore of N
Man Convicted in Slayings of 2 Teens in 1980s Dies in Prison
Miranda had been convicted in the May 29, 1998, sexual assault of a 24-year-old woman in West Hartford and was required to register on the State of Connecticut Sex Offender Registry.
Community rallies around Wallingford family following house fire
WALLINGFORD, CT (WFSB) - A community is rallying around a family who lost more than just their home in a fire earlier this month.Firefighters responded to the home of the Torres family on North Elm Street on Oct. 7.Since then, family members put upa GoFundme pagethat raised more than $9,000 for the
Police ID driver who hit Waterbury police cruisers
WATERBURY – The driver of the Kia Soul that crashed into three police cars after driving on a walking path in Fulton Park Wednesday morning has been identified as a 22-year-old with a lengthy criminal record. Jahun Najaee Danzy, who has addresses in Danbury and Cheshire, was taken out of the Kia he
Heavy police presence prompted in Hartford
HARTFORD - Heavy police presence is prompted in Hartford on Broad Street and Capital Avenue. First responders are at the scene of a serious car crash. At this time, FOX61 is gathering information and will provide updates as soon as they become available. #BREAKING Bad accident right outside the armo
Silver Alert issued for missing 9-month-old from New Haven
NEW HAVEN - New Haven police are trying to find a missing 9-month-old that may have been abducted by a family member. Aria Gilmore was last seen in the care of her father on October 12th. She's described as black with black hair and brown eyes. She's 19 inches tall and weighs around 22 pounds. Anyon
Mayor's son accused of being slumlord after ceiling collapses on child
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Leaky pipes, trash strewn about, an alleged rat infestation and a collapsed ceiling. These are just some of the unbearable conditions neighbors are describing at the HUD-subsidized Legion Woods housing complex in New Haven. One tenant, who was too embarrassed to be identifi
Cheshire Resident Wins Big On CT Lottery Game
CHESHIRE, CT — A Cheshire resident was a recent big winner in a Connecticut Lottery game. Matthew Grey won $100,000 on Oct. 12 on a $500,000 Extreme Cash scratch game, according to the CT Lottery.
PD: Man wanted for using stolen credit card at North Haven CVS
(North Haven Police) NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Police are searching for the man who allegedly used a stolen credit card at a North Haven CVS last week. Police say that at around 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 7th, a man entered the CVS Pharmacy at 162 Washington Avenue and made an unauthorized transac
Wallingford candidate may transform Registrar’s office
Kapi, the current Democratic Registrar of Voters, failed to receive the party's endorsement or qualify for a primary earlier this year.
Fake Prescription For Potent Drug Leads to Charges in Southington
SOUTHINGTON, CT — A man was arrested after trying to pick up a potent drug with a doctored prescription at a supermarket pharmacy in Southington, police said.
Search continues for suspect in Middletown shooting
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) - Middletown police are searching for a suspect in a shooting incident on Long Lane Thursday afternoon. Officers said the shooting took place just after 12 noon. Police responded to a report of a person shot in the face. The suspect fled from the scene before police arrived.