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15th defense lawyer in Suge Knight's murder case leaves

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Marion "Suge" Knight has lost another defense lawyer - his 15th - and the three-year wait for his murder trial to start will grow even longer. Judge Ronald S. Coen released attorney Dominique Banos on Friday, citing a conflict of interest. Banos says she believes she is a target i

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2018-03-23 18:56:27

PD: Man arrested after refusing to leave Watertown school property

WATERTOWN - Police said Andrey Korneyev, 40, was arrested Friday after refusing to leave a school property. Watertown police said around 7:40 a.m., they responded to Watertown High School on reports of an unwanted party at the school. "At the time that students were arriving to school," Watertown po

FOX61.COM - 2018-03-23 20:26:09

Suicidal Veteran Shot By Waterbury Police

Released From Protective Custody Day Before Shooting Iraq war veteran Michael Veillette of Waterbury, Connecticut. Story By John Murray On three consecutive days a former United States Marine, Michael Veillette, went up to Holy Land USA to commit suicide, and each time his plan was foiled. The firs

WATERBURYOBSERVER.ORG - 2018-03-23 05:21:00

Ansonia police: Mother left 2-year-old home alone

ANSONIA - A city resident was charged after, police said, she left her 2-year-old child home alone. Julie Sherman, 36, was charged with risk of injury, said police Lt. Patrick Lynch. Around 10:40 a.m. Friday, Ansonia police received a call that a small child was walking alone in the area of Sixth St

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-03-23 17:02:16

State police investigating officer-involved shooting in Waterbury

FILE WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - Connecticut State Police were requested to investigate an officer-involved shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon in Waterbury. According to authorities, the State's Attorney's Office requested for detectives from the Western District Major Crime to investigate a

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-22 04:16:25

Connecticut woman charged with welfare fraud

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman who owns real estate and expensive vehicles has been charged with obtaining more than $100,000 in welfare benefits to which she was not entitled. The Connecticut Post reports that 47-year-old Natalie Wittmer, of Shelton, was arrested Wednesday and charged wi

MIDDLETOWN PRESS - 2018-03-22 15:50:54

New Britain Couple Set to Be Deported to Pakistan Takes Sanctuary in Old Lyme Church

A New Britain couple set to be deported to Pakistan Monday has taken sanctuary in an Old Lyme church. The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme had offered sanctuary to Malik Nayeed bin Rehman and Zahida Altaf. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson John Mohan said the couple ente

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-03-23 03:29:40

Meriden woman charged in Bristol burglary at elderly man's apartment

Dawn Bailey, 50, allegedly went into a 90-year-old man's apartment on Dec. 18 and, once she realized cameras had been installed, destroyed the devices, according to the warrant for her arrest. The five-page document says the victim suffers dementia and lives in the Riverview Apartment Complex, at 1

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-03-24 00:08:00

Buses to replace Waterbury line trains for 8 weekends

Buses will replace trains on the Waterbury Branch Line for eight weekends because of work on the Devon railroad bridge over the Housatonic River. Busing begins this weekend. Other weekends are April 7-8, April 14-15, April 21-22, April 28-29, May 5-6, May 12-13 and May 19-20. Metro-North says Bridge


Mom Arrested After 2-Year-Old Found Walking Alone in Ansonia

Ansonia Police The mother of a toddler found walking alone in Ansonia has been arrested, police said. A neighbor reported a small child walking alone on 6th Street and Hubbell Avenue around 10:40 a.m. on Friday. The 2-year-old entered a home on Hubbell Avenue, according to police. The child's moth

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-03-23 20:58:53

Waterbury schools operate as scheduled despite threat

It was business as usual for two Waterbury schools on Thursday following the discovery of a social media threat. The threat referenced Wallace Middle School and Crosby High School, which are connected on the same campus. It was first noticed on Wednesday night. Waterbury Public Schools spokesperson

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-03-22 19:39:00

PD: Bloomfield man arrested after stabbing father in chest

Photo: Bloomfield Police Department. BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)-A son is accused of stabbing his father in the chest in Bloomfield, according to police. 35-year-old Carlos Cameron was arrested on Wednesday, and is accused of stabbing his 68-year-old father in the chest with a kitchen knife after an


New Britain man found with stolen gun, cocaine in Plainville motel

PLAINVILLE - Police arrested a New Britain man on Wednesday after he was found with more than 20 grams of cocaine and a stolen gun in a local motel. Anthony Sola, 24, was found by bail enforcement agents, as he was wanted for failing to appear in connection with five pending criminal cases. In thos

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-03-22 23:02:00

Man Caught on Camera Masturbating in Watertown Kmart Near Female Customers: Police

Watertown Police Police are looking for the man suspected of lewd activity at a department store in Watertown. The man was caught on security cameras standing near several women inside of a Kmart on Straits Turnpike around 4 p.m. on Monday. Officers said the security footages purportedly shows him


Naugatuck Police Update: 16 Arrests Made on Wednesday

3/22/18 NPD CALL ACTIVITY REPORT Good Monday Everyone ... WEATHER: Cloudy with snow showers mainly during the morning. High 47F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 70%. ... TONIGHT Some clouds. Low near 30F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. BRIDGE REPORTS: Prospect St - Open Maple St - Open ***

PATCH - 2018-03-22 12:10:45

Watertown Police seeking suspect in stolen credit card case

WATERTOWN - Watertown Police are seeking a suspect who stole a credit card from a vehicle and then illegally used it. On Monday, March 5, a resident reported items stolen from their unlocked motor vehicle which was parked in their driveway in the area of Hillcrest Avenue, Oakville. It was later foun

PRIMEPUBLISHERS.COM - 2018-03-22 10:00:00

Police: Hamden man assaulted girlfriend, smashed TV

HAMDEN - A 20-year-old Hamden man was arrested after police say he assaulted his girlfriend and smashed her TV. Police responding to a Whitney Avenue residence on a report of an assault, according to a news release, found that Dion Williams, of 73 Alstrum St., had entered his girlfriend's residence,


Police Seeking Suspect in Waterbury Murder

Police have arrested two suspects in the murder of a 24-year-old man in Waterbury in August and said they have warrants for two others, including one who remains at large. The arrests are for suspects in the murder of David Rivera-Mateo. Officers found him when they responded to 170 Willow St., at 1


Suspect in Waterbury killing turns himself in

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) - A suspect in a fatal shooting in Connecticut last summer has surrendered to police. Waterbury police say 40-year-old Juan Morales turned himself in Monday morning, and was charged with murder and robbery in the August death of David Rivera-Mateo. The Republican-American repor


Nor'easter grounds flights, with a foot of snow forecast, but nothing yet

HARTFORD - Another winter storm is impacting the state as the first day of spring seems like a distant dream. Bradley International Airport says approximately 40 percent of today's flights are cancelled due to weather conditions. Over 600 state plow trucks and 200 private contractors are gearing u