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  • Huskython breaks record raising over $1 million

    STORRS — A new record was set for an annual UConn fundraiser Sunday when Huskython raised over $1 million. The event even got a shout out from Drake, who congratulated them on Instagram. Organizers said the event is New England’s largest student run philanthropy and it was recently named the 11th top collegiate fundraiser in the nation by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Students raised a total of $1,021,485.37. In 2016, the event raised $716,394. The amount raised last year was $836,174.52 according […]

  • Diner leaves bag full of heroin behind in North Haven

    NORTH HAVEN — Restaurant workers found a bag full of heroin Friday night, and police would like to talk with the careless patron. Police said in a Facebook post entitled Lost and Found: Last night, North Haven Officers were called to a Universal Drive restaurant for a report of found property. Staff was cleaning a booth when they noticed a patron had left a bag behind. Inside the bag were 100 smaller bags of Heroin. If anyone is looking for […]

  • Investigation into lottery drawing error finds no one “acted maliciously”

    ROCKY HILL — The Department of Consumer Protection has concluded its investigation into the bungled New Years Lottery drawing and found no employees acted maliciously. The department said in a statement, “The investigation concluded that no employees of DCP or CLC acted maliciously, but that the error was a result of staff not appropriately following the approved game procedures. “Our staff has worked hard to finish this investigation quickly and thoroughly so that we can move forward with recommendations, and […]

  • Sandy Hook Promise, local schools react to Florida shooting

    Sandy Hook Promise Statement on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting Today, not even two months into 2018, we saw the 18th school shooting in America this year. Parkland, Florida joined a rapidly growing number of American communities that have been affected by the deadly consequences of gun violence. A 19-year-old former student pulled the fire alarm and opened fire at terrified students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as they were dismissing for the day, killing at least 17 and […]

  • Middlebury school staffer fired after incident with student

    MIDDLEBURY — A para-educator at a middle school was arrested and fired Monday after an incident with a student according to police. Police said they were called to Memorial Middle School  about an incident between a para-educator, Chad Ouellette, 19, of Naugatuck, and a student. Police said Ouellette was removed from the school by police. He was charged with risk of injury to a child and was released on a $10,000  bond. He is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Court on […]

  • Police: 17 Hartford students exposed to pot brownies

    HARTFORD — Nearly twenty students at a Hartford school were exposed to pot brownies Wednesday, according to police. The incident was reported at the Global Communications Academy, 85 Edwards Street. A teacher spotted a hand-to-hand transaction between a student and a paraprofessional. Police said the student and paraprofessional may face charges and won’t be in school Thursday. No one was taken to the hospital.

  • West Hartford police looking for help in nabbing wallet thief

    WEST HARTFORD – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the women who are a suspects in the theft of wallets and purses. Police said the suspects are alleged to have stolen wallets and purses from businesses on New Britain Ave. on February 8  at around 1 p.m.  Police said an 8 to 10 year old child was with them during the time of the incidents. These suspects are also wanted for questioning in similar cases that took place […]

  • Police camera captures alleged East Granby serial street pooper

    EAST GRANBY —  Police credit a motion activated camera with helping them capture a suspect in three cases of feces being found in the middle of a cul-de-sac. A warrant was issued and Holly Malone, 43, of Simsbury, was taken into custody after an unrelated traffic stop connected her to the vehicle in the video. She was charged with breach of peace and creating hazardous conditions. She was released on bond and is scheduled to be arraigned on March 1. […]

  • Max Restaurant Group warns about phishing attempt

    HARTFORD — Max Restaurant Group, which owns restaurants in the greater Hartford area, warned about a phishing attempt aimed at it’s customers. Dear Friends: It has been reported to us that a spam email, has been sent to our guests. This message asking you to review your account settings in exchange for a gift card is a 'phishing' email. Do not respond! This is a fraudulent message and has been reported as spam. Thanks — Max Restaurant Group (@MaxRestGroup) […]

  • Man arrested in 2017 fatal Farmington crash

    FARMINGTON — Police have arrested a man in connection with a crash that killed two people last September. Edward Brozynski, 54, of Newington, was arrested on Friday. He was charged with two counts of second degree manslaughter. He was also charged with assault and other motor vehicle violations. He was held on $250,000 bond and will appear in court on Tuesday. Rejean St. Pierre and Benoit Boislard, both 66 and from Quebec, died in the crash that happened on September […]