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Torrington police arrest West Haven man on narcotics possession charge

TORRINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) n - The Torrington Police Department arrested a West Haven man Friday morning for allegedly being in possession of narcotics with an intention to sell them.


West Haven won’t plead guilty to shooting ex-wife’s boyfriend

MILFORD — A West Haven man accused of shooting his ex-wife’s boyfriend rejected a plea deal Friday that called for him to serve 12 years in prison. Now, he faces at least 50 if found guilty at a trial on charges of home invasion, first-degree assault and criminal use of a weapon.


Developer hires security for West Haven property plagued by fires

WEST HAVEN — After two fires, at least one of which was arson, the developer of a planned mall in West Haven has hired private security to monitor the property. Mayor Nancy Rossi announced that The Haven Group LLC hired the private security company after fires destroyed two long-vacant buildings on


New Toll Proposal Details Released

HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Ned Lamont once again made the case for electronic tolling of all vehicles as he stood near the aging I-84 Viaduct in Hartford that has become a symbol of Connecticut's transportation woes.


Woman shot in both of her feet overnight in Hamden

HAMDEN, CT (WFSB) - A report of shots fired in Hamden led police to a woman who was shot in both of her feet. Officers said the report came in around 2 a.m. They responded to the area of Dix Street near Arch Street.


West Haven school holds first annual Black American History Celebration

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Of course, February is Black History Month and Friday, student and teachers at Carrigan Intermediate School in West Haven are holding their first annual Black American History Celebration.


West Haven Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

WEST HAVEN, CT — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain until afternoon and windy starting in the evening.


Police: Stratford teenagers charged with burglary spree in Milford

Two Stratford teenagers are charged with a one-night burglary spree across the border in Milford, according to police. Police say 18-year-old Jeana McNeil and Edwin Cordero broke into 25 different cars early Thursday morning.


Human trafficking in Conn. in spotlight following Robert Kraft arrest

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - From a Super Bowl ring to a prostitution ring. That's what billionaire New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is facing down in Florida after his arrest in a human trafficking sting.


Connecticut lawmakers split over Medicare for all

Washington — While Sen. Bernie Sanders has made “Medicare for All” a major theme in his bid for the White House, Connecticut lawmakers are split over the idea. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has endorsed Sanders’ latest “Medicare for All” proposal. But other Connecticut lawmakers are backing less sweeping


Teen In Stolen Vehicle Strikes Cop Car: East Haven Police

EAST HAVEN, CT — A teenager and a 23-year-old man are accused of being in a stolen vehicle out of West Haven and possessing drugs, East Haven Police said. An alert officer made the arrest.


Milford Resident Named To Top State Position

From the Office of Gov. Ned Lamont: Governor Ned Lamont has announced that he has chosen Seila Mosquera-Bruno of Milford to serve as Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Housing (DOH). An advocate for affordable housing in the state and nationally, Mosquera-Bruno has dedicated her career to


Shelton man to serve 9 months for sex with minor

MILFORD — The girl told investigators she was watching a movie with her mother’s boyfriend and her little sister in their Shelton home when the boyfriend asked her sister to go downstairs.


East Haven PD tracking down serial shoplifter

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - East Haven police need your help to track down a serial shoplifter. Police have provided surveillance photos of the suspect. Officers say he's wanted for thefts in East Haven, as well as North Haven and North Branford.


Ghost Hunters to Spend Night in ‘Haunted’ Connecticut Restaurant

A team of paranormal investigators will be spending Saturday night at a "haunted" Connecticut restaurant. People at the Twisted Vine Restuarant in Derby have been reporting eerie sights — like the shadow of a child and moving furniture.


School employee sues Board of Education

Gemma Joseph Lumpkin, former chief of the Office of Youth, Family and Community Engagement of the New Haven Public Schools, is suing the New Haven Board of Education. In a Feb. 1 lawsuit, Joseph Lumpkin asserted that Superintendent of Schools Carol Birks violated her rights under the provisions of t


Two arrested after a string of car break-ins, thefts in Milford

Over 25 vehicles were broken into and gone through in Milford overnight and throughout the day Thursday, according to police. Police received numerous reports of theft from vehicles. After an in-depth investigation, looking through social media posts, talking to the public and looking at surveillanc


New Haven Firefighter Arrested In East Haven

EAST HAVEN, CT — New Haven Firefighter George Browne was arrested Wednesday in East Haven after a domestic dispute. Browne, 46, was charged with disorderly conduct and was released on a $2,500 bond, said Lt. David Emerman, police spokesman. He is due to be arraigned Thursday in New Haven Superior Co


CT shoreline towns that will be under water in Category 3 hurricane

Each year, there are new studies projecting the effect rising sea levels could have on shoreline communities. The combination of rising sea level and a powerful Category 3 hurricane could be catastrophic.


2019 CIAC Girls Basketball Tournament Outlook: Who will left standing in two weeks?

Photo: David G. Whitham / For Hearst Connecticut Media. Staff writer Scott Ericson takes a look at this month’s CIAC girls basketball tournaments. Overview: Girls basketball fans have been waiting for this tournament all season and with good reason.