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  • Bristol man arrested after threatening person at New Britain Superior Court

    NEW BRITAIN — A man was arrested Wednesday after police say he threatened someone at New Britain Superior Court. State Police responded to a disturbance call at the court Wednesday. During their investigation, troopers learned that Jeremy Sykes, 28, of Bristol, had violated a protective order and threatened a victim. Sykes was arrested and charged. He’s scheduled to appear in New Britain Superior Court on Friday.

  • One person taken to the hospital after early morning Bristol fire

    BRISTOL — The Bristol Fire Department knocked down a house fire on Jennings Road early Saturday morning that brought one person to the hospital. Deputy Chief Mark Martin says that the fire started in the bottom floor of a two-family home. One person was on the first floor, while two were on the second. Police knocked on doors to get everyone evacuated safely from the house. There were reports of some explosions during the fire. Crews found bottles of oxygen, […]

  • Aaron Hernandez’s body returned to Connecticut Saturday, funeral held Monday

    BRISTOL—  The body of former New England Patriots star and Bristol native, Aaron Hernandez, will be transferred to O’Brien’s Funeral Home in Bristol Saturday. A private visitation and funeral will be held Monday afternoon, only for family and friends. The family said in a statement: The family of Aaron Hernandez wishes to thank all of you for the thoughtful expressions of condolences. We wish to say goodbye to Aaron in a private ceremony and thank everyone in advance for affording […]

  • State Police investigating an untimely death of 3-year-old in Stafford

    STAFFORD — State police are investigating what they say was an untimely death of a 3-year-old. Around 10:50 a.m., Troopers responded to 21 Old Birch Road in Stafford for the report of the death. Detectives from the Eastern district Major Crimes also responded, trying determine whether or not there was any criminal aspect to the death. This is a developing story, stay with FOX61 with any updates.  

  • Windsor man arrested in connection with Hartford homicide in February

    HARTFORD — Hartford police say they’ve arrested a man in connection with a February homicide. Police say they arrested Anthony Austin, 26, of Windsor, on charges of murder, robbery, and possession of a firearm among other charges. On Saturday, February 18, just after midnight, Hartford officers were dispatched to Winchester Street at Auburn Street for a “possible medical emergency.” The caller reported seeing a male passed out and seated behind a steering wheel of a black Audi A4. When officers arrived, […]

  • Bethel man arrested after evading State Police on stolen dirt bike

    DANBURY —  State Police say they arrested a man after he tried to evade arrest while on a stolen dirt bike. Around 3 p.m. Saturday, troopers from Troop A were parked on the shoulder of I-84 westbound near exit 4, in the right shoulder, helping a disabled vehicle. As the troopers helped with the vehicle, they saw two dirt bikes traveling in the right lane at a slow speed doing “wheelies” as they passed. A trooper then pulled out behind the dirt bikes […]

  • One Boston Day held to honor the strength and resiliency of Boston 4 years after marathon bombing

    BOSTON —  Two years ago, April 15th, 2015, the beginning of a new annual Boston tradition, One Boston Day, was created. Each year, the day serves as an opportunity to celebrate the resiliency, generosity, and strength demonstrated by the people of Boston and those around the world in response to the tragedy of April 15th, 2013 where two bombs went off at the finish line at the Boston Marathon. Mayor Marty Walsh and Governor Charlie Baker commented on the importance of the […]

  • New Britain man arrested, accused of trying to smother woman with pillow

    NEW BRITAIN — New Britain police say they arrested a man who they say tried to kill a woman by smothering her with a pillow. Officers responded to a call of a domestic disturbance in New Britain around 8:31 p.m., April 10th. There, they arrested Anthony Dipierdomencio, 59, of New Britain for Disorderly Conduct and Violation of a Protective Order. While investigating the complaint however, officers learned of another incident involving Dipierdomencio and same victim earlier in the day. Police […]

  • ‘Mother of all bombs’ killed 94 ISIS fighters, Afghan official says

    KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 94 Islamic State fighters were killed when the US military dropped America’s most powerful non-nuclear bomb on ISIS targets in Afghanistan, an Afghan official said Saturday. “The number of Daesh fighters killed in the US bomb in Achin district jumped to 94, including four commanders,” Nangarhar provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogiani told CNN, using an alternative name for ISIS. “Our team is in the area and they are doing clearance, so the figure might change as […]

  • Central Village man hides from police in crawl space to avoid arrest

    PLAINFIELD — Police say they arrested a man who went through various lengths to avoid his arrest warrant. Plainfield police say on April 13th, around 8:30 p.m., they went to Brent Ramos, 41, resident at 13 Putnam Road in Central Village to serve court issued warrants. Instead of finding Ramos, they said he fled on foot from his apartment into a vacant apartment upstairs. Police then found him hiding in a crawl space under a laundry pile. Police arrested him […]