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Roxbury man dies in Southbury crash

SOUTHBURY — Police identified the man who died in a fatal crash off Purchase Brook Road late Wednesday night as Dermot Daly, 43, of 14 Welles Bridge Road in Roxbury.


Bristol Teen Has Been Missing for a Week

Silver AlertA Bristol girl has been missing for a week and police have issued a Silver Alert for her.Sixteen-year-old Asia Jones has been missing since Aug. 10, according to the Silver Alert.She is 5-feet-2, weighs 104 pounds and has brown eyes and black hair.Asia was last seen wearing dark blue jea

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-08-17 11:54:52

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.


Waterbury nursing home set to close; 45 workers will lose jobs

WATERBURY —Rosegarden Health and Rehabilitation Center will close sometime in the near future.In a warn notice filed with the state Department of Labor in July, the often-maligned nursing home announced a close-by date of Sept. 26 or later. The 45 employees are set to be laid off 10 days earlier.In


2 Naugatuck Women Charged With Assault After Fighting: Police

NAUGATUCK, CT — Two women are accused of fighting in a street and have been charged, police said. One woman is also accused of striking a man with a cell phone and causing injury, police said.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 12:48:07

Waterbury man arrested for stealing lighters

Adrian Valentin, 41, of Waterbury was arrested by Southington police on Wednesday, Aug. 15 on an outstanding warrant stemming from an incident at a local convenience store on Aug. 1.

SOUTHINGTONOBSERVER.COM - 2018-08-16 18:38:25

Meriden Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs

MERIDEN, CT - The new school years will soon begin and there are still several available jobs the local school district is looking to fill. It's important to note, that these positions are either vacant and or mandated by the state or federal government.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 11:59:22

Life Star called to crash involving motorcycle in Torrington

Latest Litchfield County NewsLife Star called to crash involving motorcycle in TorringtonMan wanted in Watertown home invasion, sex assault turns himself inWatertown police offer reward for information on home invasion suspectTorrington fire currently under investigation following a report of smokeR

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-16 20:32:11

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.


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.


Coin toss determines Watertown housing authority seat

WATERTOWN – The opening moments of the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners special meeting Wednesday got off to a rocky start after Chairman Mark Raimo called the police on a tenant who refused to leave the meeting. At the start of the meeting, Debbie Manley, who campaigned for Georgianna Duval


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.


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


Miscellaneous listings, starting Aug. 17

ROCKWELL PARK SUMMER FESTIVAL.10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Food, vendors, paddle boats, artists, Kids’ Zone, pie eating contest, car show, live music, skateboarding and basketball competitions. Rockwell Park, West End of Bristol on Route 72. Free admission. Free shuttle bus from Dollar General (860) 583-3292.


Amazon to Open Facility in Bristol, Bring 100 New Jobs

"I know there may be some people who scoff at a 1 a.m. to 8 a.m. shift. But for some people, this is going to be a lifeline. Because they’re sharing cars. They work a part-time job, they don’t have childcare," she said.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-08-16 00:49:16

VIDEO: Thirsty bear walks into liquor store

BRISTOL, Conn. (WWLP) - It sounds like the start of a bad joke: a bear walks into a store. But for one business in Connecticut, it actually happened!

WFLA.COM - 2018-08-15 19:57:28

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.


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


Music listings, starting Aug. 17

FUNKADELIC FEST.7 to 11 p.m. Red Ball Express, The Recess Bureau, Murderous Chanteuse, and Jen Durking and The Business. Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. $20 at the door. (860) 229-2072.


Police recover 2 stolen guns, arrest 2

Latest Connecticut NewsPolice recover 2 stolen guns, arrest 2New study says a good night sleep could improve social lifeDemolition begins in Waterbury on old, vacant factory destroyed by fireStefanowski encouraged that voters don't want another career politicanBoughton campaign confident, Herbst hop