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Crews responding to a serious crash in Bristol

(WTNH/ Stephanie Simoni)Latest Hartford County NewsAt least 7 people taken to area hospitals after serious crash in BristolNew rail line reaches ridership capacity on SundaySilver Alert issued for missing 12-year-old boy from BloomfieldPolice find nearly 100 bags of heroin during apartment raidIn ne

WTNH.COM - 2018-06-18 00:47:37

9 people injured in crash outside of Lake Compounce in Bristol

BRISTOL — Firefighters from Southington and Bristol have responded to a crash outside of Lake Compounce.Officials said that they responded to the scene after receiving 911 calls around 7:30 p.m.Nine people were injured while they were riding inside a mini van. Officials said that the people’s injur

FOX61.COM - 2018-06-18 00:40:01

Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at Walmart store

Police officers investigate the scene of a deadly shooting at a Walmart store in Tumwater, Wash., Sunday, June 17, 2018. A gunman wounded a few people before being fatally shot by a bystander at the store in Washington state's city Sunday evening. (KOMO News via AP)

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-06-18 04:15:12

Police find nearly 100 bags of heroin during apartment raid

(WTNH/ Stephanie Simoni)Latest Hartford County NewsPolice find nearly 100 bags of heroin during apartment raidIn new job, disgraced governor helps fellow ex-consGovernor to swear in new Connecticut chief justiceBristol Police search for suspect after woman found with knife woundTwo men arrested on d

WTNH.COM - 2018-06-17 17:11:36

Police Arrest PA Man Wanted in Three States on I-84

DANBURY, CT -- State police arrested a Pennsylvania man Friday night who is wanted in three states. He was heading eastbound on I-84 near Newtown and Danbury. He hadstolen one car and broken into several morein Carbondale, PA, that morning, the News Times has reported.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 13:56:21

Naugatuck Police Investigate Reports of Suspicious Activity

Over the 6/16/18-6/17/18 Weekend the Naugatuck PD investigated the following incidents of interest:• Illegal ATV/Dirt bikes – Allison Ave – Unknown juveniles riding dirt bikes recklessly on roadway• Larceny from MV – Quinn St / Victim reported that purse was stolen from MV (Rpt'd 6/17/18 @ 6:57 PM)•

PATCH - 2018-06-18 12:07:42

Two men arrested on drug charges in Bristol

David Hughes was charged with Possession of Narcotics, Sales of Narcotics, Sales of Narcotics within 1500’ of a School and Criminal Possession of a Firearm.

WTNH.COM - 2018-06-17 02:46:37

Mattei Gets An Earful In Newhallville | New Haven Independent

His interlocutor was Shelton Avenue resident Darlene Grant, who graphically described a bleak situation: She has a chronically derelict landlord, with trash overflowing in the back yard, mice running throughout the house. and a little child who’s been tested for lead and has alarmingly elevated leve

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-18 15:58:02

ME: Death of Prison Inmate During Struggle Was Homicide

NBC ConnecticutConnecticut's medical examiner has ruled the death of a prison inmate who struggled with guards a homicide.J'Allen Jones died in March at the Garner Correctional Institution in Newtown. Authorities said the 31-year-old Atlanta man was being transferred to a mental health unit when he


Tractor trailer collides with vehicle on I-84 in Cheshire

CHESHIRE—Emergency crews are responding after a tractor trailer collided with a vehicle on Interstate 84 Saturday morning.The call came in around 8:04 a.m. of an crash involving one vehicle and a tractor trailer on I 84 westbound between exits 28 and 26. Police say the vehicle sustained serious dama


Naugatuck 4th Of July Fireworks: 2018 Guide

NAUGATUCK, CT — The Naugatuck Park & Recreation Department is planning the annual July Fireworks Celebration. This year's celebration will begin at 6 P.M. on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 on Old Firehouse Road, downtown Naugatuck, and will include entertainment, food, and a variety of family oriented activi


With 2 big stores closing, what's the future for Waterbury's Brass Mill Commons and Center?

Latest New Haven County NewsWith big stores closing, what's the future for Waterbury's mall?Branford students watch history lessons come aliveFree meals offered to kids throughout summerCar strikes pole in New HavenWallingford man charged with drug trafficking, possession


I-84 work to close Harpers Ferry Road in Waterbury for eight weeks

WATERBURY – For eight weeks this summer, drivers will be unable to travel to Plank Road from the Reidville Drive side of Harpers Ferry Road. As part of the Interstate 84 reconstruction project, Harpers Ferry Road will be closed between…


The Bristol Press - Plainville man charged in sexual assault involving young girl

Karlos Rivera, 45, of 14 East Main St., faces charges of fourth-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.


Police Receive Reports of Bear

The bear was spotted in different areas of town, including Ridge Road, Wright Road, Wolcott Hill Road and Nott Street. In a news release issued around 10:30 a.m., police said it was last seen in the 600 block of Wolcott Hill Road, heading south.


Accident closes Winsted Road in Torrington

TORRINGTON — Emergency crews are on scene on at Winsted Road near Kennedy Drive, which is closed, after an accident involving a truck apparently took down power lines, according to emergency dispatch reports. Police are calling for detour and the road is expected to be closed for some time this morn


Roads closed in Torrington after truck hits pole

Roads are closed inTorringtonfollowing an early-morning accident there.A stretch ofWinsted Roadwas closed Saturday after a truck crashed into a pole and ended up in the water, according to police. No injuries were reported.The road is closed from Kennedy Drive to Pinewoods Road.Police said residents

WTNH.COM - 2018-06-16 18:53:08

Overdose Death Leads To Drug Trafficking Charges For CT Man

An alleged drug dealer in Connecticut has been brought up on multiple charges after allegedly selling a series of drugs to a 38-year-old man who later died of an overdose.John Durham, the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that a grand jury in Hartford has returned a f


Man arrested after tailing woman to Wolcott, police say

At about 6 p.m. Wednesday, Gerald Dalessio Jr. eyed the woman as she left the mall and walked to her car, according to police.


The Bristol Press - Waterbury woman accused of stealing Plainville man's identity

Valerie Checo, 54, allegedly told police she bought the victim’s identity for $100 and charged others $75 for each utility account she opened up for them, according to her arrest warrant. She said she was sold the man’s name, date of birth and social security number, the document continued.