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Man serving 80 years for murder acquitted in separate attack

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man already serving an 80-year sentence for a murder conviction and awaiting trial for another deadly shooting has been found not guilty of assault in a third attack. The New Haven Register reports that Jermaine Harris was acquitted Thursday in the shooting of M

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2018-03-23 17:58:26

Ansonia police: Mother left 2-year-old home alone

ANSONIA - A city resident was charged after, police said, she left her 2-year-old child home alone. Julie Sherman, 36, was charged with risk of injury, said police Lt. Patrick Lynch. Around 10:40 a.m. Friday, Ansonia police received a call that a small child was walking alone in the area of Sixth St

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-03-23 17:02:16

New Haven, Hamden nursing homes among 6 fined by state after residents injured

The state Department of Public Health has fined six nursing homes for various violations that endangered or injured residents. Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford was fined $3,900 after a resident developed a severe pressure ulcer. On June 12, 2017, a resident who suffered incontinence and was a

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-03-23 18:39:15

Fire breaks out at New Haven firehouse

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)-A fire broke out at a New Haven firehouse on Friday night. It happened around 6:15 p.m. at the firehouse on Whitney Avenue. ReportIt photos from News 8 viewers showed flames coming out of the second floor of the building. State police were called in to investigate how the fi

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-24 02:49:12

Mayors of Bridgeport and New Haven object to state pay-outs for Hartford's debts

HARTFORD - The mayors of Bridgeport and New Haven lobbed criticism at the state Friday for a bailout deal paying off some of Hartford's debt to rescue the capital city from bankruptcy. "We question whether it represents an equitable practice," said Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim and New Haven Mayor Toni

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-03-23 18:17:36

Connecticut woman charged with welfare fraud

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman who owns real estate and expensive vehicles has been charged with obtaining more than $100,000 in welfare benefits to which she was not entitled. The Connecticut Post reports that 47-year-old Natalie Wittmer, of Shelton, was arrested Wednesday and charged wi

MIDDLETOWN PRESS - 2018-03-22 15:50:54

Mom Arrested After 2-Year-Old Found Walking Alone in Ansonia

Ansonia Police The mother of a toddler found walking alone in Ansonia has been arrested, police said. A neighbor reported a small child walking alone on 6th Street and Hubbell Avenue around 10:40 a.m. on Friday. The 2-year-old entered a home on Hubbell Avenue, according to police. The child's moth

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-03-23 20:58:53

Missing Milford teen back with his family

MILFORD - Police said a 14-year-old boy, who has been missing since Wednesday evening, has been reunited with his family. "Missing Juvenile Brandon Sullo has been located and reunited with his family," police posted on social media early Friday afternoon. A few hours earlier, Milford police were ask

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-03-23 14:12:26

New Haven Man Assaults Woman In Milford Mall Parking Lot: Police

MILFORD, CT - A New Haven man is accused of assaulting a woman in the parking lot of the Connecticut Post Mall, 1201 Boston Post Road, according to Milford Police. On March 20, Geovanni Mendez, 21, of Dover Street was arrested on a warrant, police said. He is accused of striking a woman in the face

PATCH - 2018-03-22 12:46:49

PD: Several firearms, ammunition seized from convicted felon in Bridgeport

Albert Lee (Photo: Bridgeport police) BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) - A convicted felon from Bridgeport is facing numerous charges after firearms and ammunition were seized from a residence in the city. According to police, on March 1, officials executed a search warrant for a home located on Lewis Str


CT Snow Totals Town-By-Town 3/21/18 Storm

In the end the snowstorm that was projected at one point to drop more than a foot of snow over the state managed to drop about half-a-foot of the hated white powder in a few spots. Many spots only got a couple of inches. Suffice to say many people across Connecticut scorned meteorologists for the in

PATCH - 2018-03-22 13:48:39

Mothers lead effort to build park to remember New Haven victims of gun violence

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - It is a pain that sticks with you every day. "I was devastated," said Marlene Miller-Pratt. "I grieve and I still grieve." Marlene's son, Gary, was 20 years old when he was shot and killed in New Haven in 1998. Marlene and other mothers of children killed by gun violence ar

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-22 23:03:10

Stratford Man Stole Items From Home, Pawned Them: Milford PD

MILFORD, CT - A Stratford man is being held in lieu of bond after he tried to pawn items that he had stolen from a Milford house, police said. On March 20, police took custody of Matthew Baldino, 30, of Light Street, in regard to an active arrest warrant, police said. He is accused of pawning items

PATCH - 2018-03-22 12:38:53

Trumbull High Bomb Threat Ends In Arrest: PD

TRUMBULL, CT - A former Trumbull High School student was arrested after he posted a bomb threat towards the school on his Facebook page, according to police. Police received two complaints about the post Wednesday evening. Rushab Momaya, 23, a 2011 graduate said he would bomb the school, but didn't

PATCH - 2018-03-22 14:09:41