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Man pleads guilty in deadly skateboard shop stabbing

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man accused of fatally stabbing a man who bumped into him has pleaded guilty to manslaughter. The Hartford Courant reports that 21-year-old Tequile Walwyn faces up to 10 years in prison under the terms of a deal with prosecutors. Related: Man charged in first mur

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-18 12:05:23

PD: Torrington man arrested for juvenile sexual assault

SHELTON, Conn. (WTNH) - A Torrington man is facing charges after police say he sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl. According to police, 45-year-old Christopher Galvin presented himself as a 22-year-old man in an online chat-room and began communicating with 13-year-old girl back in 2013. Police s

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-17 21:59:54

Torrington's Five Points Gallery opens new show with reception Friday

TORRINGTON - Five Points Gallery, located at 33 Main St. in downtown Torrington, will open "Still Life Untethered," a new multi-artist show that will run through Feb. 13. The exhibition celebrates the time-honored tradition of the still life. In their exploration of the genre, the 15 artists represe

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2018-01-17 17:31:52

Man Shot in Leg at Krauszer's in East Hartford

State police are assisting in an investigation into a shooting at the East Hartford police station. A man was shot in the leg at the Krauszer's at 468 Main St.in East Hartford early Thursday morning, according to police. The man was shot during a dispute around 1:30 a.m., police said.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-18 13:08:31

Torrington Road crash victim identified as Winsted man

WINSTED - Winsted police have identified the victim of Sunday's one-vehicle crash on Torrington Road as a local 37-year-old man. Richard Halsted Jr., of 217 Colebrook Rd., Winsted, died after sustaining a severe head injury in the accident, according to police. Officers responded to the crash on Tor

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2018-01-16 20:19:33

Hartford Civic Center Roof Collapsed 40 Years Ago

HARTFORD, CT - To paraphrase a great tune by the Beatles, "It was 40 years ago today..." that a near-tragedy took place in downtown Hartford that people still talk about to this day. In the early morning hours of Jan. 18, 1978, the roof of the Hartford Civic Center collapsed under the weight of heav

PATCH - 2018-01-18 09:12:21

Snow falls in Northwest Connecticut overnight as temperatures hover at freezing

Updated 2:12 pm, Wednesday, January 17, 2018 TORRINGTON - Snow fell Tuesday evening into Wednesday in the Northwest Corner, as temperatures in the region hovered right around freezing. According to an unofficial report from the National Weather Service, approximately 2.5 inches of snow had fallen

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2018-01-17 19:30:36

Alleged drug dealer found with gun, crack cocaine on BCHS grounds: police

BRISTOL - An alleged drug dealer was arrested after leaving Bristol Central High School Tuesday night when police reported finding him with a gun and crack cocaine. Jose Torres, 37, of 176 Gridley St., was seen leaving the school building, at 480 Wolcott St., at about 7:50 p.m. At the time, a detec

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-01-17 22:07:00

January 18 Vallejo A&E Source: Hummel's hoarded harmonica heroes for 27th year

Mark Hummel has learned a few things carrying the "Blues Harmonica Blowout" tours through 26 years. First off, he's never considered calling it quits. Secondly, it's labor intensive, particularly after he keeps adding dates every year. "I've always had a good time on these tours," he said. "It does

VALLEJO TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

California Police Refuse to Assist ICE in Immigration Enforcement Ops

Home >> Featured >> California Police Refuse to Assist ICE in Immigration Enforcement Ops Several Bay Area law enforcement agency officials said Wednesday that they have no plans to help Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents with raids in their jurisdictions. In Oakland, the City Council


CHP officer injured by alleged drunk driver is on the mend

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. (KTVU) - The CHP officer who was hit and injured by a drunk driver in Concord is on the mend. CHP Contra Costa County Tweeted a photo of Officer Martin Lendway smiling from a hospital bed saying, "Officer Martin Lendway is a true CHP MOTOR with blue and gold running thro

BAYINSIDER - 2018-01-17 19:49:00

19-year-old man injured in drive-by shooting on West Frontage Rd.

The Daily Californian covers the city of Berkeley and the campus in unparalleled detail, all while training the future of the journalism industry. Consider making a donation to support the coverage that shapes the face of Berkeley. Daniel Kim/File The Berkeley Police Department is asking for the co

DAILY CALIFORNIAN - 2018-01-17 19:42:43

20 places you must visit in California in 2018

Stay overnight in a castle. Fly along the tracks of a roller-coaster that takes you up 150 feet before throwing you into an inverted roll. Snowshoe along the quiet trails of an under-the-radar national park. Our vast Golden State is filled with a dizzying array of things to see and do, and we've tra

SFGATE - 2018-01-18 12:00:00

Man shot in Berkeley while riding in car

BERKELEY - A 19-year-old man was shot in the leg Tuesday night while riding in a vehicle with his girlfriend, police said Wednesday. The 19-year-old woman was not hurt. Police did not say where they were from. Police were notified of the shooting about 10:12 p.m. Tuesday by Alameda County sheriff's

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-17 19:22:12

UC Berkeley student released from ICE detention center

After a single wrong turn led to nearly three weeks in Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention, Luis Mora is finally going back to school. Following a five-minute hearing Wednesday, an immigration judge ordered the UC Berkeley junior's release from custody on the minimum possible bond, $1,500,

SFGATE - 2018-01-18 01:48:00

4 sue Berkeley, UC Berkeley over injuries at campus riot

The plaintiffs say in the suit that officials failed to protect them from being pepper-sprayed and beaten when they were trying to attend Milo Yiannopoulos's Feb. 1, 2017 speech. They are seeking unspecified damages. UC Berkeley police canceled the speech citing safety concerns after a demonstration

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-01-16 19:22:55

Middletown to buy more properties at former psychiatric center

MIDDLETOWN - The city will procure more properties at the former Middletown Psychiatric Center as it moves along with redeveloping and rebranding the site into the Middletown Community Campus. The Common Council's purchase will include 13 buildings and 35 acres of land at 122 Dorothea Dix Dr. Middle

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-18 00:26:43

Poughkeepsie man charged with biting police officer

Longobardi HIGHLAND - A Poughkeepsie man who was being arrested by Lloyd Town Police following a domestic incidentis charged with assault for biting an officer's hands while trying to kick out the back window of a police car. Kevin Longobardi, 24, was also charged following the January 12 incident

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-01-18 10:57:46

Winter storm to continue through morning; area schools closed

A winter storm that already has dropped more than three inches of snow on parts of the area is just hitting its stride, meteorologists said. "It looks like the steadiest snowfall is just starting to get into the area now," said Jacob Sojda, Accuweather meteorologist, at 6:30 a.m. "At this point, we'

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-17 15:06:00

Middletown brings back the Geese Police

MIDDLETOWN - The Geese Police are returning to Middletown as the city council has voted to bring them back this spring. Tri-State Geese Police were hired last year to chase Canada Geese from just a couple of city parks. The scope of the work will be expanded this year, said Council President Miguel

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-01-18 10:58:02