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West Haven officials pay ransom after cyber attack disables 23 servers at city hall
Rossi said the ransomware attack began began between 2:49 a.m. and 3:16 a.m. on Tuesday and disabled 23 servers before being contained by 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. City officials and Connecticut State Police IT experts determined the best option was to pay a one-time fee of $2,000 to unlock the server
Foodie Friday: West End Bistro in West Haven
There are creative dishes and then there are creative dishes at West End Bistro in West Haven. This mom and pop hole in the wall offers spectacular flavor in traditional menu items and it all starts with the chef and owner. Jeff Lamberti is right at home in a kitchen. He's been slinging food for mor
Several Cars Burglarized, 1 Stolen Overnight In Hamden: Police
HAMDEN, CT — Police are investigating after eight vehicles were burglarized and another vehicle was stolen during the overnight hours in Hamden on Friday. At about 3 a.m. on Oct. 19, Officer Luis Rivera was on patrol in the area of Oberlin Road and noticed that the interior lights were illuminated i
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!
State disciplines prison nurse from New Haven, among others
The state Board of Examiners for Nursing this week disciplined eight nurses, including one from New Haven in connection with care for a seriously injured prisoner at York Correctional Institution in Niantic and one from Wallingford who worked at Bridgeport Hospital.The board said Shanequa Moore of N
New Haven Man Robs 2 Banks, Attempts To Rob Third Bank: Feds
Vincent Jones, 50, of New Haven has been indicted by a federal grand jury on two counts of bank robbery and one count of attempted bank robbery, according to a news release from the Office of John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut.
Review: 'Beat Bugs' by Pantochino Productions
Milford, CT - BEAT BUGS: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE is based upon an Emmy Award-winning Netflix original series BEAT BUGS that was inspired by music made famous by The Beatles. The animated Netflix series was created by Josh Wakely and tells the story of young bugs who live in an overgrown suburban backyar
Padilla named West Haven’s first Hispanic American of the Year
West Haven honored veterinarian Dr. Ralph Padilla on Friday, Oct. 19, as its first-ever Hispanic American of the Year. Mayor Nancy Rossi, right, presented Padilla, left, with the flag of Puerto Rico, as Master of Ceremonies Louis Esposito, Rossi’s executive assistant, looks on.Mark Zaretsky / Hearst
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
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
Bridgeport PD: Shelton man had unregistered gun, heroin
Javon Thorbourne, 24, of Kanumgum Trail in Shelton, Conn., was charged with possession of narcotics with intent to sell and carrying a pistol without a permit.
Bridgeport man charged with making heroin delivery to Stamford motel
Ahmed Jefferson, 30, of Bridgeport, was charged with possession of heroin after police found him carrying 40 glassine folds of heroin at the Red Carpet Inn on Oct. 17, 2018.
West Haven, Indiana National Guard, Muscatine hit with ransomware attacks | SC Media
Ransomware attacks have struck government entities across the nation this week with West Haven, Conn., the Indiana National Guard and Muscatine, Iowa being targeted.
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
Wallingford man pleads guilty to drug charge related overdose death
The investigation revealed that Timothy Estridge, 37, possessed and distributedheroinandamphetamineson multiple instances between July and December 2017. On December 1, it was revealed that Estridge filled a prescription for Adderall, which contains amphetamine, and gave the pills to the victim of a
PD: Bridgeport man threatened restaurant owner at gunpoint
Shakir Sultan, 39, of Thorme Street in Bridgeport, Conn., was charged with carrying a pistol without a permit, failure to safely store a loaded firearm, illegal possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle, carrying a dangerous weapon, criminal possession of a firearm and ammunition and first-degree th
West Haven woman warns others after car break-ins caught on camera
WEST HAVEN, (Conn) -- - Moriah Conlan says her family's home surveillance captured four brazen thieves stealing from unlocked cars in a section of West Haven near Mountain View Road. In the video, the men pull into a driveway in a BMW SUV, opening doors to three out of four cars and rummaging throu
Mayor's son accused of being slumlord after ceiling collapses on child
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Leaky pipes, trash strewn about, an alleged rat infestation and a collapsed ceiling. These are just some of the unbearable conditions neighbors are describing at the HUD-subsidized Legion Woods housing complex in New Haven. One tenant, who was too embarrassed to be identifi
Lamont releases tax return information
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ned Lamont released summary information of his federal and state income taxes in recent years Friday, and is challenging his opponents for Governor to do the same. At a news conference in New Haven, Lamont released tax information covering
PD: Man wanted for using stolen credit card at North Haven CVS
(North Haven Police) NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Police are searching for the man who allegedly used a stolen credit card at a North Haven CVS last week. Police say that at around 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 7th, a man entered the CVS Pharmacy at 162 Washington Avenue and made an unauthorized transac