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  • Rock thrown through windshield of special needs school bus in Waterbury

    WATERBURY — Police are investigating an incident where a rock was thrown through the windshield of a school bus carrying special needs student. Waterbury Police said the incident happened at 23 Oak St. shortly before 3 p.m. It’s unknown if there were any injuries. Check back for further details as they develop.

  • Police identify man killed in excavator accident in East Hartford

    EAST HARTFORD — A worker was killed when an excavator tipped over near where the ramps from the Founders Bridge and I-84 meet Wednesday. Around 12:45 p.m., Hartford State Police from Troop H responded to Route 2 westbound Governors Street overpass in East Hartford for a reported industrial accident involving an excavator at a construction site. When State Police arrived, they said a John Deere Excavator was found on its side with the boom leaning over. The operator, John Dubray, 60, […]

  • Amtrak trains delayed after tree falls on tracks in New Haven

    NEW HAVEN —  The electronic schedule board at New Haven’s Union Station was full of delays and cancellations Wednesday, all due to a fallen tree on southbound tracks. At approximately 11:00 a.m., Amtrak received reports of a tree in the catenary (overhead power lines) just north of Union Station. Shortly after that, Amtrak was notified by its crews that there was no overhead power in the area, due to the lines coming across the tracks and resting on one of […]

  • Hartford man pleads not guilty in 1 of 3 killings

    HARTFORD — A Connecticut man charged with killing three people in 2008 has pleaded not guilty to one of the homicides. Harold Patterson entered the plea Wednesday in Hartford Superior Court. His cases were continued to April 27. The 35-year-old Hartford resident is detained on $3 million bail on three murder charges filed in December during a cold case investigation by city police and the Chief State’s Attorney’s Office. Prosecutors say he fatally shot 34-year-old Raymond “Flip” Hite in June 2008, […]

  • 14-year-old injured in stolen car crash following police chase in East Haven

    EAST HAVEN — A teenager was injured after crashing in a stolen car in East Haven Wednesday morning. Police said the driverwas a 14-year-old boy. An officer responded to a report of a stolen car on Thompson Avenue around 3:23 a.m. While on the way to the call, the officer saw a car matching the description of the stolen vehicle with its lights off at a stop light. The officer pulled up beside the car and motioned the driver to roll down his window. […]

  • Police chase leads to serious crash in Newtown

    NEWTOWN — A serious crash closed Route 25 in Newtown for several hours Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. State police said the crash happened in the area of Sand Hill Plaza on South Main Street in Newtown, and was the result of a police chase that began at around 9 p.m. when Monroe police tried to stop a Honda reported stolen out of Danbury. The driver took off and while taking a curve on Route 25 near Bryan Lane in Newtown, the car […]

  • Bridge workers rescued from Gold Star Bridge

    NEW LONDON — Two bridge workers in New London had to be rescued Thursday. The fire department was called to the southbound side of the Gold Star Bridge to help two workers stuck on that lift. The lift got stuck while they were working below I-95. No one was hurt.

  • Leaders make case for XL Center renovations

    HARTFORD – Leaders of the Capital Region Development Authority came to the Capitol hoping to persuade legislators to fund an upgrade to the XL Center. Officials said Tuesday the choice is invest in needed renovations to Hartford’s XL Center or shut it down. The authority’s executive director testified in front of the state’s bond commission asking for $250 million in funding to renovate the building which opened in 1975 and reopened in 1980 the coliseum roof was rebuilt. Governor Malloy […]

  • Norwich police locate missing 3-year-old

    NORWICH — Police located a missing three-year-old girl. Earlier in the evening they had issued a Silver Alert for the toddler. Police said Arriana Bennett, 3, of Norwich, was reported missing Tuesday. She was located with a non custodial parent. Police said the girl was never in harm’s way and she is safe and sound. Silver Alerts are issued by law enforcement agencies for missing people of all ages. Amber Alerts are issued for children who are believed to be in […]

  • Church installs sign to show support for JCC in West Hartford

    WEST HARTFORD — A West Hartford church is showing their support for the Jewish community after recent bomb threats. In the past couple months there have been threats called into the JCC in West Hartford, Woodbridge and Hebrew High School of New England along with others around the country, now the Saint Timothy Parish is showing their support. The faith community there, along with parish leaders, said they were concerned about what they called “pervasive anti-Semitism.” The parish installed a sign […]