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    Granby PD: Announcement sign at school altered to spell out racial message

    GRANBY —  Police are investigating an incident regarding a racial message written on a sign outside of a school. On February 18, Granby Police said they were notified by a passing motorist of a racial message to an event announcement sign outside of the Granby Memorial School campus off Route 10. Police said letters on the sign were altered to spell out a racial slur. Officers said they are working close with Granby Public Schools to investigate this incident. Police ask anyone with […]

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    State PD: Numerous mailboxes set on fire in North Stonington

    NORTH STONINGTON —  Police are investigating a series of mailboxes being set on fire Saturday. In the early morning of February 18, North Stonington Police had received a report of mailboxes being set on fire. Police said this investigation is still on going and anyone with information is asked to contact Troop E in Montville at 860-848-6500.

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    Woman saved after car falls into water-filled sinkhole

    STUDIO CITY, CA —  A woman was rescued Friday after her car landed in a sinkhole that was filled with water. Bobby Thompson told KTLA as he was driving, the back of his tire got stuck over a sinkhole. Thompson said he then saw a lady driving towards his car and he tried waving at her, telling her to stop, but didn’t acknowledge him due to the heavy down pour. Seconds after, Stephanie Scott’s car fell into the sinkhole. KTLA reports authorities […]

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    Gun enthusiast groups hold press conference addressing the proposed spike of firearm costs

    HARTFORD —  Gun enthusiast groups are raising strong opposition to a proposal that raises the fees associated with getting a firearm. On February 17, National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action and the National Shooting Sports Foundation, held a press conference that addressed the impact of the proposed firearms fee hike. Governor Dannel Malloy’s budget proposal includes increasing the state portion of the pistol permit renewal fee from $70 to $300 and increasing the costs of new permits from $140 dollars to $370. […]

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    WWII Veteran presented with citation in honor of military service, continued community efforts

    HARTFORD —  A World War II Veteran was presented with an award in honor of his military service and continued efforts in making a difference in the community. On February 17, Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman who was joined by Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner, Sean Connolly and Assistant Adjutant General of the Connecticut National Guard Brigadier General Francis Evon, presented 95-year-old Benjamin Cooper of West Hartford, with a citation. Cooper was a combat medic who served with the U.S. Army 45th Infantry […]

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    Costco cancels plan to open store in Branford

    BRANFORD — Costco announced the initial plan of opening up a new store in Branford, has been canceled. Branford’s First Selectman, James Cosgrove, said he’s disappointed by news as the development would have helped take a burden off the town during fiscally challenging times in the state. The new Costco was expected to generate about $800,000 in real estate and personal property taxes along with more than 200 jobs. Cosgrove said he had received a letter from the company stating […]

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    Grenades, firearms, knives and drug factory found in raid of a Stamford home

    STAMFORD —  An array of weapons including grenades, guns, knives and a drug factory were found during a raid of a Stamford home. On February 16, Stamford Police said a week-long investigation led to a raid of a home located at 41 Craig Court near the border of Pound Ridge, N.Y. Officers said they arrested Alexander Braveraman, 24, before he entered the home. Officers said when they went inside the house, they found a marijuana drug factory in the basement. Police said they […]

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    Police: Drunk man with Trump sign who yelled at, fought with Danbury High students won’t be charged

    DANBURY —  No arrests will be made in an parking lot altercation that involved an intoxicated man and students. Police said after their investigation, which included video of the altercation and onsite observation of the man’s public intoxication and behavior, they applied for an arrest warrant. Police said they weren’t granted the warrant resulting in the case being closed. On January 20, Danbury Police received call regarding an drunk man waving a “Trump” sign at a vehicle in the parking lot of […]

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    Newtown PD: Package store owner used fire, racial slurs, symbols to cover up crime

    NEWTOWN —  A liquor store owner is facing criminal charges after he allegedly lied to police about an armed robbery that led to a fire. On January 21, around 8:28 p.m., Newtown Police said they had received a call about an armed robbery at the Red Roster Liquor Store on 113 Main Street. Officers said when they arrived to the scene, firefighters were trying to put out a fire that damaged the rear end of the package store. The owner […]

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    Woman charged in attempted bank robbery, high speed chase in Falls Village

    FALLS VILLAGE —  A women is facing criminal charges after participating in an attempted bank robbery followed by a police chase. On February 15, around 2:48 p.m., North Canaan Police said they had received a call regarding a bank robbery at The Torrington Savings Bank on Route 126. Police said the suspect passed a note to a bank teller demanding money then ran out the bank and fled the scene in a red vehicle. Moments later, Police said a state trooper had saw a vehicle […]