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Woman injured in officer-involved shooting in New Haven released from hospital
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - The woman hurt during the officer-involved shooting in New Haven last week has been released from the hospital. News 8's Mario Boone reports that 22-year-old Stephanie Washington has been released.
Man Struck Car With Hammer In Road Rage Incident: Wallingford PD
WALLINGFORD, CT — A Cheshire man is accused of striking another person's car with a hammer during what police said was a road rage incident in Wallingford, according to the Meriden Record-Journal.
Police blotter for the April 26 edition
The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations to their Facebook page from Thursday, April 11 to Sunday, April 14:. Natasha Farris, 26, of 21 Plains Rd., Moodus, was charged with disorderly conduct.
Last Day Of School, Graduation Dates Set In Wallingford
WALLINGFORD, CT — The last day of school and graduation has been set for Wednesday, June 12, for the Wallingford school district, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Salvatore Menzo announced on Tuesday morning.
Local New Haven leaders respond to release of police body cam footage
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - New Haven community leaders are responding to the police body camera footage released on Tuesday and will be meeting on Wednesday. The video shows the man police were shooting at seeming to comply with police instructions.
Amphenol's dealbook, 1Q net grow
Wallingford digital cable-connectors maker Amphenol Inc. posted higher first-quarter sales and net profit and announced two recent acquisitions. For three months ended March 31, Amphenol said Wednesday it netted $267.5 million, or 87 cents a diluted share, up from $265.6 million, or 84 cents a share
Wallingford Town Council to discuss BOE proposed budget this week
WALLINGFORD — Mayor William W. Dickinson Jr. has proposed spending $786,000 less than the Board of Education’s requested amount for the upcoming fiscal year. School Superintendent Salvatore Menzo said last week that it’s “premature” to speculate on what exactly could be cut to balance the budget.
Family, police identify teen who was found shot in crashed vehicle
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Detectives in Hartford are investigating an early-morning homicide that involved a teenage victim. Family members at the scene identified the victim as 16-year-old Felipe Lopez. Hartford police later confirmed the identity.
14 year old girl from Wallingford collects thousands of books to donate to Read to Grow
(WTNH) - April is National Volunteer Month. One 14 year old girl from Wallingford has been working to make a difference in education, by collecting books for Read to Grow. For the past 7 years, Chelsea Fitzgerald has rounded up over 11,000 books to put in the hands of children here in Connecticut. H
Southington police charge man with sexually assaulting young girl
Police arrested a New Britain man on charges that he sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl at a local motel. Carlos Padilla, 21, faces two counts each of first-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.
Meriden Police Search For Bank Robber
MERIDEN, CT - A local Wells Fargo branch was robbed Tuesday afternoon, according to The Meriden Record-Journal. The incident was reported at the 43 E. Main St. location at 4:15 p.m.
Top 10 Girls Lacrosse Coaches Poll (April 23)
Stability is the word for the Top 10 Girls Lacrosse Coaches poll in week three, as the teams remained the same with a few moves up or down one spot. The Darien Blue Wave (6-0) and New Canaan Rams (6-1) retained the top two positions for the third consecutive week, while another FCIAC team, the Wilto
Search On For Suspect In 7-Eleven Armed Robbery
Police are searching for an armed suspect who held up an area 7-Eleven store. The incident took place around 4:10 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, when the man walked into the store at 801 Rubber Ave., Naugatuck, said the Naugatuck Police.
Police searching for man who allegedly robbed a Dunkin’ in Hamden
HAMDEN – Police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a Dunkin’ Tuesday morning. Hamden Police Department said an investigation revealed that a “dark Hispanic male” entered the Dunkin’ and waited in line. Police said when the wanted suspect got to the register, he handed over a note indicatin
Happy 381st Birthday, New Haven!
New Haven celebrated its 381st birthday with fanfare, cupcakes and a recognition of other important institutions and people in the city who are reaching important milestones. That all took place at City Hall Tuesday afternoon as people gathered to recognize the historic occasion and recognize people
Windsor teenager found shot to death in Hartford
A 16-year-old Windsor boy was found shot to death early Wednesday on Albany Avenue, police said. Felipe Lopez, who suffered multiple gunshot wounds, was found in a crashed car near 800 Albany Ave. at about 12:55 a.m., Lt. Paul Cicero said. The vehicle was not stolen, Cicero said.
Emergency crews respond after a car struck a pole on Route 15 S by exit 67S
MERIDEN — Emergency crews are on the scene after a car struck a pole on Route 15 S near exit 67S this afternoon. The crash was reported about 1:10 p.m. in the area of exit 67S. State police said the crash was at the merge with Interstate 91 and no injuries are reported. The right lane is closed. The
Shawnigan Lake School brothers commit to Yale
Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut regularly ranks among the top three academic universities in the U.S., and often among the best in the world. It has also become a force in collegiate hockey, qualifying for six of the last 10 NCAA tournaments and winning the 2013 championship.
Meriden PD: Suspect robbed a Wells Fargo and fled in white minivan
MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) - The Meriden Police Department is looking for a suspect that robbed a Wells Fargo Bank on 43 E. Main Street on Tuesday afternoon. The suspect had fled with an undetermined amount of currency in a white Chevy minivan. The suspect was gone by the time police responded to the sce
Prominent lawyer Michael Koskoff dies
BRIDGEPORT - A lion of the state’s legal system roars no more. Michael P. Koskoff, who for more than 40 years defended people’s civil rights and protected residents from medical malpractice, died Wednesday morning with his family at his side. He was 77.