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Officials identify victim of fatal crash involving motorcycle, police cruiser in East Hampton
According to officials, early Thursday morning around 1:00 a.m., a motorcycle being operated by 27-year-old Evan Basso ofEast Hamptonstruck the rear of a stopped police cruiser along Route 66 in East Hampton.
Manchester man charged with cashing fake check
MANCHESTER — Police this week arrested a local man who they said cashed a counterfeit check that he knew to be fake at a local bank and then failed to return the money.Anthony Fiano, 53, was charged Monday with third-degree forgery and third-degree larceny.Police began investigating in May, accordin
Lyme, Norwich & Oakdale Residents Among Big Lottery Winners
OLD LYME, CT — Several local residents purchased winning lottery tickets this month, and several local retailers sold those winning lottery tickets.
Hartford police arrest four men connected to online marketing robberies
“If somebody does not want to meet at the police department to conduct a transaction site, end it right there. End the conversation. It doesn’t matter what rapport you think you made with them over text communication, emails,” said Lt. Paul Cicero of the Hartford Police Department.
PD: 3 injured after woman slashes at people in Hartford
Latest Hartford County NewsPD: 3 injured after woman slashes at people in HartfordCity tweaks sign for Paul Manafort Drive amid son's trialNo injuries reported after tractor trailer rolls over in VernonPD: 4 charged in Hartford following armed robbery incidentWoman arrested for allegedly robbing Har
Rollover Crash Closes Route 31 in Coventry
Route 31 in Coventry is closed near Route 44.Police said it is because of a truck rollover.No information was available on whether there are any injuries.
Six arrested after a group stabbing in Hartford
When officers arrived, they found a large, agitated group of people who were in front of the building. Three people had lacerations, but police describe their injuries as non-life threatening. They were taken to a hospital.
Police make crack cocaine arrest on Queen Street
A suspicious vehicle complaint in Southington led to a narcotics arrest. On Monday, Aug. 13, Pablo Feliciano, 38, of Manchester was arrested by Southington police for charges stemming from the complaint.
1 person dies after motorcycle hits police car in East Hampton
The Connecticut State Police accident reconstruction squad responded to the intersection around 1:24 p.m. on Wednesday after a motorcycle crashed with a car, police said. The motorcycle is reported to have struck a Portland Police Department vehicle, according to state police.
Special Weather Statement for Hartford County As Storms Move In
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex, Hartford, Tolland, and Litchfield counties until 11 p.m. tonight. It appears the eastern parts of the state, New London and Windham counties will not severe storms tonight, though thunderstorms a
Man with two active warrants arrested
Henry is facing a variety of charges, including assault on police, criminal mischief, and interfering with police.
Leader of Connecticut ministry charged with abusing child
This booking photo released by the Manchester Police Department shows Robert Nichols, leader of Word of Faith Ministries in Manchester, Conn., who was arrested Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, and charged with abusing the baby son of two of his followers. (Manchester Police Department via AP)
Worcester man arrested after police allegedly find drugs, gun stolen from Washington in his car
VERNON, CT - A Worcester man was arrested after State Police stopped him for speeding and said they found a stolen gun, crack cocaine and other illegal drugs in his car.
State Police Seize Stolen Gun, Drugs After I-84 Stop in Vernon
A trooper was in the left lane on the westbound side of the highway at 11:35 a.m. when he noticed a 2018 Hyundai Sonata with Massachusetts plates that appeared to be speeding just ahead of his cruiser, a report indicates. He clocked the car at 84 mph and noticed a front passenger not wearing a seat
Repeated orders to stop selling insurance have no apparent impact on company
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) -- An unlicensed company that claims it is in its eighth year of selling construction performance bonds remains in business in Providence, despite a half dozen cease and desist orders from Rhode Island and other states, the Target 12 Investigators have learned.
PD: Man charged after stealing from dollar store in Hartford
According to officials, on Wednesday evening around 5:35 p.m., police responded to a robbery complaint at 426 Park Street.
Pedestrian struck, killed by Manchester driver on I-91 in Wallingford
WALLINGFORD — A pedestrian was struck and killed on Interstate 91 Wednesday night by a Manchester driver after trying to cross the highway near Exit 13, state police said.The pedestrian, identified as Sharon Ryan, 56, of Meriden, died of her injuries at Yale-New Haven Hospital, state police said.
Fatal Motorcycle Crash Closes Route 66 in East Hampton
The intersection of Route 66 and Route 15 in East Hampton is closed after a fatal motorcycle crash.Route 66 is close for more than a mile and a half as police investigate the cause of the crash.The road is closed from Payne Blvd. to Old Middletown Rd.State Police are assisting East Hampton Police i
Officials identify Willimantic man who died after vehicle struck tree
According to officials, around 4:20 a.m., 28-year-old Jeffrey Marquez was operating a vehicle near 120 Quarry Street when he crashed.
Trader Joe’s to open first east of the river store in Manchester
MANCHESTER — Trader Joe’s first grocery store east of the Connecticut River will open on Thursday, Sept. 6, a company official said Wednesday.The Manchester store, at 1510 Pleasant Valley Road in the Plaza at Buckland Hills, will be the grocer’s eighth in Connecticut and the second in the Hartford a