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Saco suspect arrested in Connecticut for paving scam
STAMFORD, Conn. — A Saco man has been accused of operating an unlawful paving business in Connecticut. Henry Cooper, 40, of Saco allegedly did some driveway repair work for an older Stamford, Connecticut resident, and on April 14, charged the man $3,600, according to Stamford Police Sgt. Steven Perr
Connecticut Stop & Shops Facing Financial Hit Due to Strike
As Stop & Shop employees begin the second week of their work stoppage, Stop & Shop is beginning to have money troubles. According to the Hartford Courant, with the Passover and Easter weekend approaching, shoppers are turning to the store's competitors which is causing big money concerns for Stop &
Granby man found with loaded handgun at Bradley facing charges
WINDSOR LOCKS, CT (WFSB) -- A Granby man was arrested Thursday morning after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on bag at Bradley International Airport. TSA officials said the man, identified as Stephen Royer, was in possession of a .22 caliber handgun that as loaded with five bullets.
Crews Respond to Reports of Bobcat Attacking Person on Golf Course in Conn.
A bobcat injured a person on a golf course in Baltic Thursday morning, according to officials from Quinebaug Valley Emergency Communications, and the person was transported. Officials from Quinebaug Valley Emergency Communications said they were called to hole 7 at the golf course at 7 Dows Lane and
Police shooting of unarmed woman in Connecticut prompts angry protests
The shooting of an unarmed woman by two Connecticut police officers who opened fire on a car that she was riding in has prompted angry protests over the incident, which the mayor of New Haven called "police activity gone horribly wrong."
Bristol police make arrest in identity theft scheme involving fraudulent car purchases in multiple area towns
BRISTOL - A Goshen man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly conspiring to steal two cars from Crowley Kia, using a scheme that involved purchasing the cars with someone else’s identity. The same scheme has been done or attempted in multiple other area towns.
Waterbury PD arrest man and woman for alleged drug possession, throwing plate of heroin at police
WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - The Waterbury Police Department made two drug arrests on Tuesday. One of the suspects is accused of throwing a plate of heroin at officers before they were apprehended.
Connecticut River continues to rise in Middletown; entire boardwalk under water
MIDDLETOWN — The waters of the Connecticut River continue to rise at Harbor Park, where the entire boardwalk and both pavilions were under water Thursday, and a pungent brackish scent hung in the air.
Torrington arson suspect told police he was angry at his neighbors
TORRINGTON — The Torrington man accused of arson in the March 29 fire that resulted in a five-alarm blaze at the Woodland Hills apartment complex set fire to the siding on his next-door neighbor’s back porch wall while the four-member family was at home, court documents show.
4 Connecticut restaurants among top hole-in-the-wall spots in the country
(WTNH) - Everyone has their favorite hole-in-the-wall restaurants in Connecticut, and some of them are being ranked as best in the country!. Four spots in our state made the top 75 on The Daily Meal, a popular foodie website.
Enfield Player Scores Big Win In Connecticut Lottery Game
ENFIELD, CT — A big Connecticut Lottery prize was claimed by an Enfield player this week. A $30,000 winner in the 30X Cash 5Th Edition game was claimed on Tuesday by Benjamin Krusinski of Enfield, CT Lottery officials said.
2 arrested in Conn. in connection with Burlington homicide
ENFIELD, Conn. (WCAX) Two men have been arrested in Connecticut in connection with a homicide in Burlington earlier this week. Police in Enfield, Connecticut, posted on Facebook that on Wednesday night they arrested Brandon Sanders, 18, and Johnny Ford, 32, in connection with a homicide in Burlingto
Mystery Surrounds Motive In Connecticut Couple’s Apparent Murder-Suicide
NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – Two Connecticut teenagers have lost their parents in an apparent murder-suicide. Investigators say a woman beat and stabbed her husband before killing herself.
4 New Connecticut Restaurants
A monthly look at what’s new and exciting on the Connecticut dining scene. We’ve heard great things about this new Brazilian rodízio (buffet steakhouse). For $29.99, visitors get an all-you-can-eat experience that includes a salad bar and other vegetables but is centered on sizzling meat served from
2-car crash reported in East Granby
EAST GRANBY, CT (WFSB) – Police are on the scene of a two-car accident in East Granby. The East Granby Fire Department said the crash happened at the intersection of Hatchet Hill and Hartford Avenue.
VT murder suspects nabbed in CT
ENFIELD - Local officers helped take two individuals wanted in a Burlington, Vermont murder into custody late Wednesday after their vehicle was stopped on Interstate 91 north during rush hour, officials said.
Connecticut flu deaths tick up to 68 this season
(WTNH) - The number of flu deaths in Connecticut has risen once again. On Thursday afternoon, the Department of Public Health said that two more people had died from the flu this week, bringing the total to 68 deaths in Connecticut.
Vermont Homicide Suspects Arrested In Enfield
ENFIELD, CT — A pair of men wanted in connection with a homicide investigation in Vermont were arrested in Enfield Wednesday night. Brandon Sanders, 18, of Burlington, Vt., and Johnny Ford, 32, of Orlando, Fla., were each charged with being a fugitive from justice, while Ford was additionally charge
Salisbury Bank adds commercial lender
GREAT BARRINGTON — Aidan J. Gilligan recently accepted a commercial lender position at Salisbury Bank's Great Barrington office. In this role, he will serve clients in Berkshire County and the surrounding communities.Gilligan holds a bachelor of science degree in business from Southern New Hampshire
Man arrested in connection to Torrington apartment fire
TORRINGTON, CT (WFSB) – Torrington police have made an arrest in connection to an arson at a Torrington apartment building last month. On Tuesday, Torrington police arrested 20-year-old Jacob Butler for the fire at the Woodland Hills Apartment Complex.