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  • Serious crash closes Rt. 32 in Mansfield

    MANSFIELD — A stretch of Route 32 in Mansfield was closed this afternoon following a serious crash Monday afternoon. Police said the accident involved a dump truck and another vehicle near the intersection of Route 44. Police said serious injuries were reported. For the latest on traffic, click here. 

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  • Tree worker dies from injuries after fall in Trumbull

    TRUMBULL — A man died from his injuries after falling from a tree he was removing. Police said 28-year-old Eris Banegas-Gomes, an employee worker of a local tree removal company, died Saturday 9 a.m. after falling from a tree that he was removing from the property of a Pinewood Trail home. Banegas-Gomes was wearing a safety harness as he climbed the about 45 feet up the tree, according to police. As he began removing the top portion of the tree, when […]

  • Red Sox extend best start in 118-year history, beat O’s 3-1

    BOSTON (AP) — Andrew Benintendi got three hits and the Boston Red Sox extended the best start in their 118-year history, beating the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 Sunday at frigid Fenway Park. Mitch Moreland also had three hits for the Red Sox, who improved to a major league-best 13-2 under new manager Alex Cora. Boston goes for a sweep of the four-game series in the traditional Patriots’ Day game Monday morning with a scheduled 11:05 a.m. start — though the forecast […]

  • Enfield exit ramp reopened 6 days after fuel spill

    ENFIELD — The exit ramp that was closed for six days after a fuel spill has reopened. Exit 49 south off I-91 South was closed Monday after a tanker rolled over during the turn, before coming to a halt on the right shoulder of the road. The driver, Jonathan Edwards from Massachusetts, sustained only minor injuries, and was taken to Saint Francis hospital for treatment. Cleanup crews had to dig up the contaminated soil in the area. The houses nearby were […]

  • Suspect in fatal hit and run on Arrigoni Bridge appears in court

    PORTLAND — The suspect arrested in connection with a crash that killed a man in November appeared in court on Wednesday morning. On Wednesday, Khavar McDonald, 36, of Middletown, was arrested on manslaughter in the second degree, reckless driving, evading responsibility in operation of a motor vehicle (causing death) failure to maintain minimum insurance, operating an unregistered motor vehicle, and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence charges related to the fatal crash on November 4, 2017 on the Arrigoni Bridge. The defendant has been “very […]

  • NRA fundraiser to be moved from Aquaturf

    SOUTHINGTON  — The NRA will no longer hold their fundraiser at the Aqua Turf following the controversy last month. The facility came to a mutual agreement with the NRA to no longer hold their annual fundraiser dinner at the Aqua Turf Club, following the controversy surrounding this year’s event, which fell on the eve of March for our Lives. on March 23. The Connecticut chapter of the “Friends of the NRA” held a fundraiser at the Aquaturf in Plantsville for […]

  • New Haven man dies after midday shooting

    NEW HAVEN — Police are investigating a shooting on Chapel Street that left a man dead. Police said around  12:20 p.m., emergency crews were called to a shooting on Chapel Street between Winthrop Avenue and Norton Street. They found Eric Lewis, 35, of New Haven, shot once in the chest. He was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital where he died. Detectives from the department’s Major Crimes Division as well as the Bureau of Identification are on scene investigating. Anyone who […]

  • CCSU Professor placed on administrative leave after allegations of sexual misconduct

    NEW BRITAIN —  A Central Connecticut State University professor has been placed on  paid administrative leave while allegation of sexual misconduct are investigated. On Wednesday, University President Zulma R. Toro announced this morning that Theatre Professor Joshua Perlstein has been placed on paid administrative leave while we “fully and aggressively investigate the totality of allegations” of sexual misconduct. Toro also said they have hired outside counsel to investigate the allegations. In an email to faculty, staff, and students, President Toro […]

  • Actor T.J. Miller arrested for calling false bomb threat on Amtrak train in Westport

    WESTPORT — Actor/comedian T.J. Miller was arrested Monday on charges he called in a false bomb threat. Miller was arrested at LaGuardia Airport in Queens, New York.  He appeared in Federal court in New Haven Tuesday and was released on a $100,000 bond.  The charge carries a maximum term of imprisonment of five years. Miller starred in “Silicon Valley.” He had a role in “Ready, Player, One.” Authorities said on March 18, 2018, Miller called a 911 dispatcher in New Jersey […]