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  • Archbishop claims $73,000 worth of religious items, jewels, cash were stolen from his car

    NEW HAVEN —  Police said $73,000 worth of jewels, electronics, cash, and religious items were reported stolen from a valeted car. New Haven Police said they were dispatched to Yale New Haven Hospital regarding a theft from an automobile Wednesday. Police said 38-year-old Ramzi Musallam, a visitor from Dupont, Pennsylvania, reported he’d left his red Cadillac with the Towne Park Valet Service at 904 Howard Avenue, a day earlier. Police said when he returned to his car, items were missing. The items […]

  • Man charged with double murder of two men in Waterbury

    WATERBURY —  Police arrested a 22-year-old man in connection to the death of two men in November. Waterbury police said they arrested and charged Shan Thompson with two counts of murder and two counts of conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the November 22, 2017 deaths of Clarence Lewis and Antonio Santos. On November 22, a crash took place around midnight near 560 Wolcott Street. Police said when they arrived, they found Lewis and Santos dead inside a car. Police said […]

  • Middlesex Hospital partially opened after man crashes car into emergency room entrance

    MIDDLETOWN —  Middlesex Hospital is creeping back toward full service. The hospital announced that as of 4 p.m., Friday, they would once again be providing emergency care, but only to walk-in patients. This as a result of heavy fire and structural damage sustained to the emergency department entrance. On Thursday morning, a 27-year-old Middletown man intentionally crashed the car he was driving through the sliding doors and into the vestibule, before setting himself on fire. Hospital spokesperson, Amanda Falcone, said […]

  • 1-on-1 with Connecticut Sun’s Chiney Ogwumike

    UNCASVILLE  —  Chiney Ogwumike who was drafted first overall in the 2014 WNBA draft by the Connecticut Sun, made an immediate impact in her rookie campaign. She instantly became a starter where she averaged 15.5 ppg along with 7.5 rebounds. She was named Rookie of the Year and an WNBA All-Star along with her sister, Los Angeles Sparks Nneka Ogwumike (2016 WNBA MVP), becoming the first pair of sisters to be selected into a WNBA All-Star game. The two also played together in college […]

  • Hartford PD: New Britain woman brought heroin to boyfriend in hospital

    HARTFORD —  Police said a 22-year-old New Britain woman was arrested for bringing her boyfriend heroin while he was a patient at St. Francis Hospital. Hartford police said they responded to the hospital on a report of a heroin overdose in the emergency room. Police said the patient injected himself with the narcotics and overdosed. “Hospital staff administered Narcan and the patient regained consciousness,” police said. “Angelica Cierniewski admitted her doings to the responding officers. Cierniewski also admitted to discarding the evidence.” […]

  • Stoneman Douglas school resource officer stayed outside as shooting unfolded, sheriff says

    The school resource deputy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School waited outside the school building as the shooting unfolded last Wednesday. Scot Peterson, the deputy, never went in after taking a position on the west side of the building, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said in a news conference. Peterson resigned on Thursday after he was suspended by Israel pending an internal investigation into his actions, Israel said. Surveillance footage from the Florida high school where 17 people were fatally […]

  • Route 2 eastbound by exit 15 in Marlborough closed following serious car crash

    MARLBOROUGH —  Route 2 eastbound by exit 15 in Marlborough is closed due to a single car accident Thursday afternoon. State police said life-threatening injuries have been reported as the car went off an overpass. State police ask that drivers seek an alternate route for the time being. No other details have been released at this time. #cttraffic Rt 2 E/B Exit 15 in Marlborough closed following 1 caraccident with life threatening injuries involving car that went off overpass. Seek […]

  • UConn’s field hockey coach continues to etch her name in the record books

    STORRS —  To be looked at as one of the best in a sport, a lot must come into play: championships, awards, consistency and player development to name a few. When it comes to the head coach of the UConn Huskies field hockey team, Nancy Stevens has done just that and more. Stevens, who has been at the helm for the past 28 years, has led the Huskies to three NCAA National Championships in a five-year span and five consecutive […]

  • Research may explain why some children die from flu

    NORWALK —   “It comes in waves” is how the mother of a Norwalk first grader, who died from the flu Sunday, describes the grief she and her husband are experiencing. Several days before six-year-old Emma Splan died, her doctor had written a prescription for the anti-viral, Tamiflu. “But, there is a shortage, I guess, here in the tri-state area, and individuals that are not under the age of two or over the age of 70 are being denied Tamiflu right […]

  • Father, daughter charged after assault rifles, 66,000 rounds of ammunition were found in home

    CALIFORNIA —  A father and daughter have been charged with having an illegal collection of weapons, including more than a dozen assault rifles, according to KTLA. Police arrested Steven David Ponder, 57, and Riley Elizabeth Ponder, 27, at Steven’s home following a raid. KTLA said Ponder is banned from owning a gun because of his previous felony convictions. State Department of Justice Bureau of Firearms found 28 firearms and 66,000 rounds of ammunition. The collections included: 13 AR-15-style rifles 11 “ghost […]