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Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 10:55:25

Police Seeking Identity Of Suspected Cologne Thief: Waterford PD

WATERFORD, CT - Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man suspected of stealing a $90 bottle of Gucci cologne from the Ulta Beauty store in the Waterford Commons. Police said on Facebook that the suspect left in a newer burgundy/red Hyundai SUV with Connecticut plates 737-PCG, which

PATCH - 2018-03-19 18:26:10

NWS posts winter storm warning; doubles snow totals

The fourth nor'easter this month is taking aim at storm-weary Connecticut with more than a foot of snow and gusty winds. And it all happens on the first full day of spring. The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning from midnight to 8 a.m. Thursday. In its warning for Fairfield,

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2018-03-20 12:36:18

State police investigating after $4.5K worth of copper stolen from Jewett City mill

JEWETT CITY - State police are investigating a break-in at the Wyre Wind Mill, where $4,5000 worth of copper cables were cut from the building, causing roughly $30,000 in damages to the structure. The investigation began after a March 10 break-in at the 77 Anthony St. location, police said. After th

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2018-03-19 21:00:55

Man Stole Truck, Brought It Back, Offered Owner $5: Cops

EAST HAMPTON, NY - A Sag Harbor man was arrested after he stole a car in East Hampton Village and brought it back, along with $5 for the owner, police said. According to East Hampton Village Police, Kevin J. Simmons, 59, was arrested on March 13 at 8:13 a.m. on Main Street and charged with third deg

PATCH - 2018-03-19 22:06:20

Crews responding to car-utility pole crash in Lisbon

LISBON - Police and firefighters are at the scene of a car crash near Tunnel Hill Road in Lisbon. One vehicle could be seen overturned off the road near a snapped utility pole. A section of the road is closed at Tunnel Hill Road's intersection with Route 12. No other information was available at thi

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2018-03-19 13:54:50

Westerly High School introduces swipe cards for students

WESTERLY, R.I. (WPRI) - Westerly High School introduced a new security measure that aims to stop intruders from entering either of its buildings. Each student will receive a badge which will allow them to enter certain doors at certain times, according to Westerly High School Principal Todd Grimes.

WPRI - 2018-03-19 21:23:06

87-Year Old Man Injured During Burglary At His Home: Cops

SHELTER ISLAND, NY - An 87-year old man was injured during a burglary at his home on Shelter Island, police said. Shelter Island Police officers responded to check on the welfare of an elderly resident on Oak Tree Lane at approximately 12:40 p.m. Monday, police said. Upon the arrival, the man was d

PATCH - 2018-03-20 08:41:05

Vehicle rollover closes I-95 lanes between exits 91, 92

Stonington - A vehicle accident on Interstate 95 northbound has closed several lanes Saturday night, as firefighters were redirecting traffic into the right shoulder to navigate around the scene, according to state police. State police at Troop E in Montville said they received the call reporting a


State Troopers pursue vehicle after attempted arrest

TOLLAND, Conn. (WTNH) - At approximately 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, State Troopers observed a grey Infiniti traveling at a high rate of speed with no front plate and dark tinted windows while conducting traffic enforcement on I-84 Eastbound in the town of Tolland. Troopers conducted a registration check


One dead, two injured in Brooklyn crash

BROOKLYN - One person was killed and two others injured today after a head-on vehicle collision in Brooklyn, officials said. Emergency crews were called at approximately 3:21 p.m. to the area of 136 Hartford Pike/Route 6 for the two-vehicle crash. One person was pronounced dead at the scene and two


After his family died, he threatened to kill himself. So the police took his guns.

LISBON, Conn. - John McGuire was inside his house with 81 guns when five state troopers were dispatched to investigate a threat he had reportedly made. They drove past a series of frozen lakes and up an unplowed driveway to a house set back in the Connecticut woods. The shades were drawn. A tattered


Southold Blotter: Aquebogue man smashed cell phone during argument

Lawrence Conner, 25, of Aquebogue was arrested in Greenport Friday for criminal mischief after smashing a Samsung Galaxy 7 cellphone during an argument, police said. The value of the phone is more than $250, leading to a felony charge, according to police. Richard Collins, 77, of Mattituck was arre


Looking for cod? Here are some good options

North Fork anglers are always restless in the winter. Tautog and sea bass are memories, winter flounder are virtually extinct and fluke are at least four months away. If you are lucky like one of our Southold friends who heads far enough south, you can contemplate sunny skies and good snook fishing,


Catapult Rains Excrement on Neighboring Work Site in Montauk

Construction workers on the job at a new home build in Montauk were taken aback on Friday, when they allege "litter box refuse" began to rain down upon their job site. Police were called to the scene, and confirmed that clumps of "kitty-litter-covered feces of a feline origin" had fouled the area, t


Drunk Driver Hits Telephone Poles In Rollover Crash: Cops

SOUTHOLD, NY - A drunk driver hit two telephone poles and was involved in a rollover crash in Southold, police said. According to Southold Town Police, the crash took place on Sunday at 2:25 a.m. on Route 25 in Southold. Yanet Garcia, 21, of Southold, was arrested and charged with driving while into

PATCH - 2018-03-19 00:03:08

A Plan for Downtown Montauk: Leave the Motels and Add Jetties

A plan for downtown Montauk, declared a great idea by some political leaders, calls for the destruction of all the oceanfront motels and replacing them with sand dunes able to hold back the ocean. The taxpayers would generously pay the motel owners for their properties, and also would arrange for th


Alleged drunken driver takes down two poles in Southold

Southold Town police arrested a woman they said was driving drunk when he struck two telephone poles on Route 25 in Southold in the early morning hours on Sunday. Police said Yanet Garcia, 21, of Southold was driving west at a high rate of speed when her vehicle left the roadway and it hit two tele

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-03-18 16:17:53

Pizza Restaurant Owner Sentenced For Filing False Tax Returns

OLD SAYBROOK, CT - The owner of a pizza restaurant in Old Saybrook has been sentenced to three months in prison for failing to pay more than $340,000 in taxes, according to authorities. Robert Kehayias, 58, of Old Saybrook, was also sentenced to one year of supervised release for filing false tax re


Cops: Dirtbiker tried to hide in farmfield during police chase in Cutchogue

When Southold police tried to pull over a man riding a dirtbike without a helmet in Cutchogue on Saturday afternoon, he took off. Edward Vallone, 24, of Mastic Beach was on a 1996 Yamaha YZ125 dirtbike when a police officer spotted him on heading east Route 25 at about 2:30 p.m. He did not pull ov