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Gas leak closes Pine Street in Waterbury

Yankee Gas will investigate the source of a gas leak near the corner of Willow and Pine streets in Waterbury Tuesday morning. The road is expected to be closed until a determination is made. Andrew Larson / Republican-American WATERBURY - Pine Street is closed between Willow and Cliff streets due to


You can help pick Waterbury's new school superintendent

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - Christian Loja may be just a child, but he knows why school is so important for himself and 19,000 kids in the Waterbury Public School District. "So we can be better kids and learn English," Christian said. That's also why Jason Van Stone says he and other members of the Wa

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-16 00:05:00

Samuel K. Beamon Honored On MLK Day

Sam Beamon flew helicopters in Vietnam for the U.S. Marine Corps, and after returning home to Waterbury he rose to the rank of Lieutenant in the Waterbury Police Department. For his commitment to community and justice, Sam Beamon today was awarded the Grace Baptist Church's 1st Annual Martin Luther

WATERBURYOBSERVER.ORG - 2018-01-15 22:34:00

New Haven man facing forgery charge in Hamden

HAMDEN - A man accused of passing a $1,987 counterfeit check has been arrested, police said. Jose Cordero, 42, of Salem Street, New Haven, was charged with third-degree forgery and fourth-degree larceny Thursday. He was held in lieu of $10,000 bail and issued a court date of Jan. 29, Hamden police s

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-01-15 16:36:58

Getting There: Blame Legislature, not governor, for transportation project delays

Fare hikes, rail service cuts and a freeze on transportation projects. As he promised in December, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced them all last week. Rail commuters and highway drivers are understandably outraged, but they should direct their anger not at the governor or the state Department of Transp

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-01-16 05:14:41

Yale settles suit over penalty in alleged sex assault case

- FILE - Yale University (WTNH) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Yale University has settled a lawsuit by a former student who says he was wrongly and unfairly expelled over a false sexual assault allegation in 2012. Court documents show a federal judge in Hartford signed off on the settlement last week. Te

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-16 16:59:26

Top North Korea expert makes the case for the US bombing Kim Jong Un's personal toilet

KCNA/Reuters A top authority on North Korea has jokingly suggested the US launch an unorthodox attack on the country's leader. Jeffrey Lewis, the founding publisher of Arms Control Wonk and director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Mon

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-01-16 13:38:32

NVCC Hosts Annual Leadership Breakfast

WATERBURY, Conn. - More than 100 state, municipal, and community leaders met at Naugatuck Valley Community College on January 11 for the college's annual Leadership Breakfast. The event focused upon state and local issues for the upcoming 2018 Connecticut General Assembly session. The theme of "Chal

PATCH - 2018-01-16 01:48:18

Man charged with breaking windows, scrawling graffiti at Palos Hills church

A man is facing felony charges after breaking windows and scrawling graffiti at a church in southwest suburban Palos Hills. Nicholas Gutauskas, 26, of Palos Hills was charged with felony counts of institutional vandalism and criminal damage to property over $10,000, according to Palos Hills police.

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-15 21:54:00

Stolen Credit Card Used In Lincoln-Way Shopping Spree: Cops

FRANKFORT, IL - Investigators need help identifying a suspect accused of stealing a woman's credit card and going on a Lincoln-Way shopping spree along Route 30 last week, according to the Frankfort Police Department. Images of the alleged offender were taken from security camera video footage and r

PATCH - 2018-01-16 16:42:14

Man, woman wounded in South Side shooting

Two people were shot early Tuesday on the South Side. The 24-year-old woman and 22-year-old man were in a gray Prius just before 2 a.m. in the 5900 block of South Sacramento when someone fired shots from another vehicle, according to Chicago Police. The woman suffered gunshot wounds to her left elbo

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-16 08:18:00

Lincoln-Way Jobs: AutoZone, Presence Health, AMC Theatres

Here are some jobs pulled from the Patch Jobs Board. Click through to read about the position find out how to apply. You'll find more jobs through our Jobs Board search tool. Get Patch real-time email alerts for the latest Frankfort, Mokena and New Lenox news. And iPhone users: Check out Patch's new

PATCH - 2018-01-16 08:47:41

Cancellation of District 157-C Tiger University Workshop

Due to low registration, the Tiger University workshop on Epilepsy & Seizures that was scheduled for January 16, 2018 at Hickory Creek Middle School has been canceled. Tiger University is an opportunity for Lincoln-Way area parents offered by Frankfort School District 157-C in collaboration with its

PATCH - 2018-01-15 20:19:10

Person shot by Chicago Police officers in Burnside

At least one person was shot by Chicago Police Monday afternoon in the Burnside neighborhood on the South Side, police said. Chicago Police officers were shot at and returned fire near 90th and Ellis, striking at least one person, according to CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. At least one person was

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-15 20:42:00

Pedestrian struck by Metra Electric train identified

Staff Writer The pedestrian struck by a Metra Electric train on Monday morning has been identified. A train near the 47th Street Metra Line station that was headed for University Park on Monday struck Lateasha K. Phillips, 31, of the 4700 Block of South Ingleside Avenue, according to Chicago Police

HPHERALD.COM - 2018-01-16 17:27:20

Outrage over Trump's comments misplaced

We have friends who work for Christian missions, and they describe Haiti exactly as our president did "behind closed doors." I'm glad U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illlinois, never sat next to me in a bar. I'd be in big trouble. Why isn't Durbin concerned about the millions that were earmarked for Haiti

NWI.COM - 2018-01-16 06:00:00

From the archives: Banks announce agreement to merge; Winfield students go before governor

60 Years Ago Jan. 17, 1958 Hunter Beckman and Jim Richards scored 35 and 22 points leading the Troy Trojans to an easy win over Valley Park. The win improved Troy's record to 15-1, Bonnie Sue Kirchner and LeRoy Braungardt exchanged wedding vows at the First Christian Church in Troy. 50 Years Ago

LINCOLNCOUNTYJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-15 18:53:00

KTRS | St Louis News and Talk Radio | The Big 550 AM

Foristell, MO (KTRS) One person is dead and seven were injured in a two car crash in St. Charles County. The crash happened at just after 7:30 a.m. Monday on eastbound I-70 near Foristell. Police say a driver in the westbound lanes lost control crossed through the median into oncoming traffic and hi

KTRS.COM - 2018-01-15 23:12:04

Officers stuck with needles while arresting kidnapping suspect i - KMOV.com

Police in the 7600 block of Jerome Avenue after arresting a kidnapping and assault suspect (Credit: KMOV) Officers stuck with needles while arresting kidnapping suspect in MaplewoodOfficers stuck with needles while arresting kidnapping suspect in Maplewood Updated: Tuesday, January 16 2018 1:22 PM E

KMOV - 2018-01-16 21:21:00

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ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-01-15 23:59:59