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Police believe stolen car ditched in Waterbury was used in burglary

WATERBURY – State Police K-9 dogs and their handlers were patrolling the area around Fulton Park, Cooke Street and adjacent streets Tuesday afternoon in search of a suspect who police believe may have perpetrated a recent burglary in neighboring Watertown. Waterbury police cruisers were also on scen


Southbury police: man killed when car veers off road

SOUTHBURY – A man died in a crash off the 800 block on Purchase Brook Road when his vehicle went down an embankment and into a ravine Wednesday night. State Police Sgt. Robert Borosky said the man, who was heading north at around 9 p.m., was partially ejected from his vehicle. “He was dead when […]


Woman thrown to ground while trying to stop car thief in Wolcott

Just before she began pumping gas, a man dressed in black clothing darted from a light-colored Chevy parked at an adjacent pump, opened the driver’s side door, jumped in and started the ignition, police said.


Customer walks into liquor store – without noticing bear standing right next to him, video shows

Over the years, liquor stores are likely to see a lot of strange patrons. But itwasn’t a naked manor aguy in a Spider-Man maskwho tried to get inside a Bristol, Conn., booze shop on Monday — it was a curious (and possibly thirsty) black bear.

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-08-15 14:57:00

Car catches fire in Waterbury on Tuesday afternoon

A car fire broke out on West Main Street in Waterbury on Tuesday, Aug. 14th, 2018. (Photo: Jackie Hychko/Report-It)

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-14 20:54:09

Man Violates Protective Order: Naugatuck Police

NAUGATUCK, CT — A Northford man is accused of violating a protective order, Naugatuck police said. On Aug. 12, Maxwell Bauscher, 30, of Mansfield Drive, turned himself in on an active arrest warrant, police said.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 13:00:00

State Police search in Waterbury for Watertown burglary suspect

State Police, in a report issued Tuesday night, said the search for a suspect yielded negative results and the investigation remains open.


Jahana Hayes enters the national spotlight with 5th District primary win

Jahana Hayes is hugged by her student campaign volunteers as she arrives at her campaign headquarters in Waterbury, Conn. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Hayes won the Democratic primary for Connecticut's 5th... more

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-08-15 22:38:10

Car Stolen While Driver Was Pumping Gas in Wolcott

Police said the incident happened at Cumberland Farms at 1655 Meriden Road around 10 p.m. The female driver got out of her car to pump gas, and as she did, a young male jumped out of another vehicle, ran to the victim’s vehicle jumped into the driver’s seat and took off.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-08-15 19:19:28

Waterbury school board to vote on assistant superintendent duties

WATERBURY – As city school Superintendent Verna D. Ruffin assembles a new district leadership team, she is looking to the board for a new job description for assistant superintendents. The Board of Education is expected to vote on approving those descriptions tonight. During discussions on the propo


WATCH: Bear Caught on Camera Inside Connecticut Liquor Store

In a surveillance video captured by Crazy Bruce’s Discount Liquor on Farmington Avenue in Bristol, Connecticut, a bear is seen walking on to the sidewalk and into the store.

HEAVY.COM - 2018-08-15 06:26:51

Bear Walks Into Bristol Liquor Store

The bear can be seen wandering through the parking lot at Crazy Bruce's Discount Liquor on Farmington Avenue before making its way to the sidewalk. An employee said the automatic door, operated by motion sensors, opened for the bear, which walked inside the vestibule.


Bear makes an unlikely stop in a liquor store

Bear No. 49 runs across Andrews Road in Wolcott in this October 2009 photo. The bear, which attained celebrity-like status in the region for his hijinks and frequent appearances, was fatally shot in Burlington in 2012. Steven Valenti Republican-American


Bear takes an afternoon stroll and opens door to liquor store

BRISTOL, Conn, (Circa) - A bear took an afternoon walk and ended up at a liquor stole in Bristol, Connecticut on Monday.

CIRCA.COM - 2018-08-14 18:26:12

Waterbury health center to be recipient of grant for opioid crisis

WATERBURY – A federal grant announced Monday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will bring millions of dollars to the Brass City to help stem the opioid crisis. The five-year, $10 million grant will allow health centers, including Wellmore Behavioral Health and Staywell Health Center of Waterbury, to integrat


Waterbury Police investigate shooting complaint

WATERBURY – Police were called early Sunday to investigate a possible shooting at the corner of Willow and Grove streets, but did not find any evidence of gunfire.Police say a man had arrived earlier in the day at Saint Mary’s Hospital with a gunshot wound to his hand, claiming he was hit at that st


Lackluster turnout in Waterbury belies some voters’ enthusiasm for candidates

WATERBURY — Despite high voter registration statewide, some poll locations in the city were deserted Tuesday afternoon.At Crosby High School, only 304 ballots had been cast at 1:45 p.m., out of about 2,100 registered voters qualified to vote at that location.“Usually right after work it picks up a l


Wanted suspect in Watertown home invasion, sexual assault turns himself in

Asani, 42, was wanted on the charges of home invasion, kidnapping in the first degree, two counts of sexual assault in the first degree, assault in the third degree, strangulation or suffocation in the second degree, unlawful restraint in the first degree, and threatening in the second degree.


Police: Meriden man threatened to kill woman, found with stolen gun

Brett Banks, 39, of 94 Summer St., was arrested on Sunday and charged with criminal possession of a firearm, stealing a firearm, interfering with police, violation of a standing criminal protective order, first-degree unlawful restraint, first-degree threatening, risk to injury to a child, violation


Bear Doesn't Stop This Man From Getting Beer

BRISTOL, CT — An unsuspecting customer walked right past a bear who almost made it insideCrazy Bruce's Liquor storein Bristol. An employee quickly locked the inner sliding glass door to prevent the bear from making into the wares.The bear got caught between the inner and outer automatic doors when a