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Man Attacks Woman as Children Hide and Call Police: PD

They said he had entered the residence without permission, got into an argument with the woman, grabbed a large knife during the altercation and tried to rob her of money.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-10-15 07:13:07

Man who killed EH store clerk in robbery fails in appeal bid

Like almost all defendants convicted of serious crimes, Kezlyn Mendez wanted to appeal his conviction of felony murder and other crimes in the 2012 robbery of a convenience store on Burnside Avenue in East Hartford, during which he fatally shot clerk Luthfur “Belal” Tarafdar.The state public defende

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2018-10-15 15:48:00

Police: Watertown grocery store robber in custody; arrest warrant sought

On Monday morning, Watertown police said the woman was in another department’s custody and that they were working on a warrant for her arrest. Her name will be released after she is arrested, police said.


Man accused of stealing of over $9,000 worth of equipment from Watertown business

WATERTOWN, Conn. (WTNH) - Police arrested aWaterburyman Friday who allegedly stole over $9,000 in tools from aWatertownbusiness back in July.

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-15 14:03:04

30-hour coffin stays rewarded with cash, Six Flags passes

AGAWAM, Mass. (AP) - Dying to win a little cash and a free pass toSix Flags New England? All you need to do is spend 30 hours in a coffin.

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-15 11:04:01

Granby Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs

GRANBY, CT — The school year is now into its second month and there are still several available jobs the local school district is looking to fill. It's important to note, that these positions are either vacant and or mandated by the state or federal government.

PATCH - 2018-10-15 14:00:00

Children hid in bathroom as man choked, tried to rob woman

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - A man is accused of invading his girlfriend's home, choking her and trying to rob while two children hid in a bathroom.Police said they arrested 36-year-old John Jenkins of Hartford on Sunday.They said Jenkins entered the victim's home around 5:30 p.m.A juvenile caller told the

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-10-15 11:48:00

West Hartford Resident Among Inductees into NWC Athletic Hall of Fame - We-Ha | West Hartford News

Gerard Pilkington ’69, Ellen Rodgers Fox ’85, Sean Gant ’85, Tricia Murray Parris ’96, and Christopher J. Thorner ’02 were the honored inductees at Saturday’s affair.

WE-HA.COM - 2018-10-15 16:51:55

Man arrested for 'act of sexual depravity' in Winsted

Jean Y. Leconte, a convicted sex offender, is accused of performing an "act of sexual depravity" on a woman in a store in Winsted.Winsted police


Frost Advisory Issued for Saturday Night

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for most of the state on Saturday as temperatures drop into the middle to upper 30s. The frost advisories for northern Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, northern New Haven, northern New London and Tolland counties are in effect overn


Mother who allegedly took young daughter along for 2 armed robberies free on $10,000 bail

Jolene Bettro, 35, pleaded not guilty to two counts of robbery while armed and masked, two counts of reckless endangerment of a child and one count of heroin possession.


E.coli detected in untreated water in Bristol

BRISTOL, CT (WFSB) -- The Bristol Water Department is alerting residents after E coli was detected in a city well this week.On Friday, water department officials said the E coli was detected in recent samples of raw, untreated water in one of the wells.The samples of raw, untreated water were taken


Baby Pepper Sprayed During Housing Voucher Chaos

HARTFORD, CT — A baby and three others werepepper sprayedafter a hand out of housing vouchers turned chaotic in Hartford Friday morning.About 150 people lined up for housing vouchers outside the Hartford Housing Resource office for 75 avialable vouchers, according to NBC Connecticut. People pushed t


Emergency crews respond to natural gas leak in Torrington

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This Is Connecticut's Best Haunted House

In Connecticut, The Daily Meal deemed the Huguenot House in East Hartford as the best haunted house. According to The Daily Meal, the house was built in 1761 and is said to be haunted by a friendly duo known as Benny and the Blue Lady, the latter of which has even been seen through the windows on mu


Torrington sex offender charged with another sex assault

Jean Y. Leconte, 30, of 155 Park Ave. in Torrington, is accused of approaching a woman in a Winsted shop and “performing an act of sexual depravity on her” while she was picking items up off the floor, the release said.


The Bristol Press - Bristol man, charged in Plainville drug overdose, looking for sweeter plea deal

Jacob Shoplick, 22, of 169 Gridley St., Bristol, has been accused of giving a friend heroin before the man snorted it and overdosed on March 22, 2017, according to court papers. The man was revived by medics and brought to an area hospital.


Torrington man faces charges stemming from alleged domestic violence

TORRINGTON – When city police officers arrived at the home of an alleged domestic assault victim to question her further about serious injuries she claimed to have suffered in August, she told them it wasn’t a good time to talk. Her live-in boyfriend, Mark Shaw, was asleep and wouldn’t be in a good


Supporters Urge ‘Yes’ Vote On Transportation ‘Lockbox’ | CT News Junkie

HARTFORD, CT — Leaders from labor, business, and the environment joined legislative leaders from both parties Friday to urge voters to support securing certain revenue for the Special Transportation Fund.


Police Dog Snags Heroin on Windsor Locks Man After Traffic top

VERNON, CT — A police dog uncovered heroin in a car after an erratic driving incident involving a Windsor Locks man, a report indicates.