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Waterbury police arrest second suspected gunman in attempted shooting outside court
WATERBURY – Police have arrested a second suspected gunman who they say took part in an alleged exchange of gun-fire outside of Superior Court earlier this year. Jequan Arkel Love, 22, was charged Friday with attempted first-degree assault in connection with an attempt to gun down a rival on Jan. 2
Woman with ties to Greater Waterbury pleads guilty to $2.5 million Medicaid fraud
WATERBURY – A Bridgeport woman with ties to Greater Waterbury pleaded guilty Thursday to Medicaid fraud that bilked the government out of millions of dollars. Juliet Jacob, 49, who had lived in Bridgeport and Torrington, but now resides in Wake Forest, N.C., pleaded guilty to health care fraud in co
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
9 of the Best Things to Do in the Hudson Valley This November
Part revue, part comedy, all bizarre,Puddles Pity Partyhas built a worldwide audience through his disconcerting YouTube clips. Contrasting the 6’8” bald clown’s flamboyant attire with a deadpan baritone, this Edinburgh Fringe-approved performer will bring his bombastically strange stage show to Poug
Waterbury Walkabout: Shoot Hoops, Not Guns tourney features great basketball, even more important message
WATERBURY – Last weekend’s Shoot Hoops, Not Guns tourney spotlighted some great basketball teams from around the state – four from right here in the Brass City: Crosby, Holy Cross, Sacred Heart and Waterbury Career Academy. It was preseason play, of course, with some teams missing members of their l
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
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.
What's Right with Schools: Maloney Magnet School in Waterbury
WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - It's a VIP tour inside the Maloney Magnet School in Waterbury. Students are greeted in the doorways of every classroom. It doesn't take long to notice that there is a common theme that the students and staff unite around. Pre-schoolers to fifth graders follow the Frankli
8 Things To Do This Weekend: Kristin Chenoweth, Chalk Art Festival & Elm City Pub Crawl
Looking for weekend activities? We have eight suggestions for you - including a Kristin Chenoweth concert, the Old Saybrook Scarecrow Festival and the Elm City Pub Crawl!
Waterbury woman attempted theft at Naugatuck Walmart
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - According to the Naugatuck police, a white female from Waterbury attempted to take items from the Naugatuck Walmart on Wednesday night at 5:15 p.m. Naugatuck police reported that the woman engaged in a struggle with loss prevention after attempting to steal items from the s
Former Howard Johnson’s site to be sold at tax auction
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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
Road closed in Bristol after accident
Middle Street, also known as State Route 229, will be shut down northbound at the Enterprise Drive intersection and southbound at the Cross Street intersection and will be closed in both directionsat these intersections.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Waterbury’s Holy Land cross to glow pink in memory of woman who helped create it
WATERBURY – When students throughout the city’s public and parochial schools abandon their dress codes in favor of bright pink fashions today, it won’t be the only time Waterbury will be bathed in the traditional color of breast cancer awareness. The Holy Land cross will glow pink tonight and throug
Have You Seen This Woman? Naugatuck Police Are Looking For Her
On Oct. 17 at 5:15 PM the female in this photo attempted to take items from Walmart and engaged in a struggle with loss prevention, police said. The white female was wearing grey pants with a grey and red hoodie and fled by foot on to New Haven Road by Candee Road, police said.
Police chase ends in crash in Waterbury
Police attempted to stop the Kia Soul, which had an out-of-state license plate on it, near Fulton Park before 8 a.m., but the vehicle drove off, crashing into a police cruiser.
Police investigate suspicious car in Waterbury
WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - There is aheavy police presenceinWaterburyWednesday morning as police investigate asuspicious car.News 8 received photos of several police cruisers surrounding what appears to be a red SUV on Chase Avenue and Cooke Street.(WTNH/ LaSalle Blanks)Interim Chief Fernando Spagnol
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
Police: Waterbury man stole vehicle, hit mailbox while fleeing
PLYMOUTH – A Waterbury man was charged with stealing a vehicle after Plymouth police allege he struck a resident’s mailbox while attempting to flee the scene. Kahlilhassan Ivey was charged with first-degree larceny, third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief, fourth-degree larceny and six
Man found guilty of felony murder in 2014 shooting
Latest New Haven County NewsMan found guilty of felony murder in 2014 shooting2 big jackpots have lottery players dreamingFasano sends letter to Harp calling for forensic audit on city spendingYale doctor put on probation for excessive alcohol usePolice in search of missing Wolcott femaleNEW HAVEN,