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New video shows Connecticut police shooting that injured woman
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (WABC) -- New video of a police-involved shooting near the Yale campus in Connecticut that has sparked angry protests appears to show an officer shooting at an unarmed black man while he's raising his hands up in the air.
8 Connecticut Brewfests for Spring/Summer 2019
Flowers aren't the only things to start popping up this spring, as brewfest season follows the sun into outdoor spaces all over Connecticut. Below is a short list of several notable events from around the state, from the eastern shore, all the way down into lower Fairfield County. Take a look, and s
Southington police charge man with sexually assaulting young girl
Police arrested a New Britain man on charges that he sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl at a local motel. Carlos Padilla, 21, faces two counts each of first-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.
Several Woodbury-based Non-profits Hope You’ll “Give Local”
WATERBURY — On April 23 and 24, Connecticut Community Foundation will again host its Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills 36-hour online giving event, 265 local charities, including 19 non-profits based in Woodbury, are participating in Give Local.
431-Pound Bear Euthanized After Confronting Resident, Ransacking Connecticut Home
A 431-pound bear was euthanized after entering a home in Connecticut, confronting the homeowner and then ransacking the kitchen and dining room. The incident took place early Saturday morning, April 20 when a Simsbury homeowner walked into his kitchen and was met by the huge bear who was looking for
Armed robber escapes with cash from CT 7-Eleven
NAUGATUCK - Police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery of the 7-Eleven on Rubber Avenue early Tuesday morning. The robbery happened shortly after 4 a.m. “The suspect pointed a black 1911 style handgun and demanded all the cash from the registers,” police said.
New law could keep kids in booster seats until middle school
(CNN) -- Next year, some middle school kids in Washington could be rolling up in the carpool line and hopping out of their booster seats. That's after Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee signed stricter car seat regulations into law, meaning children under the age of 12 and shorter than 4 feet 9 inches
Connecticut teen shot by police during traffic stop dies
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — An 18-year-old Connecticut man shot by local police while allegedly driving toward an officer during a traffic stop died Monday, state police said.
Long-Time Southbury Business Plans To Move, Expand
SOUTHBURY, CT — Corrigan Motors, which has been in Southbury since it opened in 1960 plans to move to an expanded facility on Bullet Hill Road, the Republican-American reports.
Police blotter for the April 26 edition
The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Thursday, Apr. 11 to Saturday, Apr. 20:. Nicholas J. Gagnon, 36, of 50 Dunham St., Southington, was arrested on Thursday, Apr. 11, and charged with second degree breach of peace.
Connecticut lighthouse could get second life as home for cremated remains
A bill to authorize the use of a lighthouse to store cremated remains. A measure urging accommodations in the workplace for breastfeeding mothers. The regulation of e-scooters. It was an eclectic day of business Tuesday at the Connecticut House of Representatives.
PD: Possible armed suspects at large in Thomaston
THOMASTON, CT (WFSB) - Thomaston police are searching for possibly two armed suspects who are tied to an active investigation. Police said they are actively investigating an incident that occurred Tuesday morning near the intersection of Route 254, also known as Northfield Road, and Walnut Hill Road
Lawsuit: Connecticut school expelled teen because he's a conservative
WEST HARTFORD (AP) — A Connecticut couple has sued a private school they allege expelled their 16-year-old son because of his conservative political views. The suit filed by Theodore and Sonia Mancini, of West Hartford, alleges breach of contract, negligent misrepresentation and defamation. It was f
CT NAACP calling for release of dashcam footage in fatal Wethersfield officer-involved shooting
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) - The Hartford State's Attorney has taken over the case regarding a fatal officer-involved shooting in Wethersfield. Connecticut State Police said 18-year-old Anthony Jose Vega Cruz died Monday night as a result of his injuries.
Proposal Could Keep Trump Off Connecticut Ballot in 2020
Connecticut could end up ending one of the most heated political debates in Washington, or it could end up leaving President Donald Trump off of the 2020 ballot altogether. Connecticut is one of 18 states with a proposal to mandate that anyone running for president has to disclose their federal tax
Funeral set for New Fairfield murder-suicide victim
NEW FAIRFIELD — Services have been set for the local man who died recently in a murder-suicide. A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church in Stony Point, N.Y. for victim Michael Ciorra, according to his obituary. He will be buried at 12:15 p.m. Thursday at the G
Hamden mayor says “there will be accountability” as residents react to body camera footage from police shooting
NEW HAVEN — Local residents and officials considered the body camera footage of the recent police shooting of an unarmed woman on Argyle Street Wednesday, as the community reacted to the images and information offered by state police at a press conference Tuesday afternoon.
Connecticut Family Claims Student Was Expelled From Prep School For Having 'Politically Incorrect Views': Lawyer
A Connecticut family has filed a lawsuit against a college preparatory school in the state seeking monetary damages for their son, whom they alleged was expelled from the institution for holding “politically incorrect views.”
Connecticut residents will need REAL ID to board airplanes starting late 2020
(WTNH) - If you plan on taking a trip in 2020, you'll want to make sure you have the right ID. Starting in October of 2020, Connecticut residents will need a REAL ID in order to board airplanes.
Washington family sues city, county after 10-year-old cat cited 30 times
BELLEVUE, Wash. – Many of us treat our pets like another member of the family. That’s why one Washington State family took their complaints to a lawyer after they say a neighbor is targeting their cat, according to KCPQ.