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    Police investigating after man shot in the chest in Winsted

    WINSTED — State and local police are investigating after a man was shot in the chest Thursday night in Winsted. According to the Republican-American, there was a shooting at a home on 20 Rock Street in Winsted. The condition of the man who was shot is not known at this time. There are two separate scenes on the street. There is now word yet on how the two scenes are connected. The victim flown by Life Star to Hartford Hospital, according […]

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    Missing UNH student found safe

    WEST HAVEN — West Haven Police reported that the student missing for over 24 hours has been found safe. Police updated their Facebook page with this statement: *West Haven Police has been alerted that Allie has been found in New Haven by Yale Police Department. She is in good health**************** Thank you all for sharing! West Haven police and University of New Haven Police had been searching for the missing student throughout the day. They said Allie McGrory, 18, had been missing since […]

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    San Francisco sued by car-theft victim for allegedly violating its sanctuary city ordinance

    SAN FRANCISCO — A 32-year-old is suing San Francisco, alleging that the city violated its sanctuary city ordinance by reporting him to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after reporting his car stolen in 2015, according to FOX News. Pedro Figueroa Zarceno, who is from El Salvador and lives in the Mission District, was in federal immigration custody for two months. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that it is prohibited in the city to use local resources to help federal […]

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    Mini-van seized in Waterford fatal hit-and-run investigation; Victim identified

    WATERFORD — Police have seized a mini-van in connection with the death of a man was found dead near the Crystal Mall in Waterford Wednesday. Police said they found the body of Kim Weeks, 61, around 7:30 a.m. between Route 85 and the mall parking lot. Police seized a blue Toyota Sienna mini-van as part of the investigation with the assistance of the Connecticut State Police. The owner and operator information for the Sienna was not released. Police believe Weeks most likely was killed […]

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    Waterbury woman who was killed in New Haven worked at hospital

    NEW HAVEN — Police have identified the woman hit by a car and killed as she stood on a New Haven sidewalk this week as an employee of Yale New Haven Hospital. Police say 42-year-old Melissa Tancredi, of Waterbury, was struck just after 3 p.m. Tuesday. She died despite the efforts of passers-by, many of them medical professionals and hospital staff. The driver of the vehicle that struck Tancredi, a 29-year-old Hamden woman, stayed at the scene. Police said the […]

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    Yale professor eyed as science advisor to Trump administration

    NEW HAVEN — He gained national attention last year when he came out as a Donald Trump supporter during a FOX News interview. Now, Yale University professor David Gelernter is being consider for a position in the President-elect’s administration as Science Advisor. Trump press secretary Sean Spicer told the Washington Post that Gelernter met with Trump at Trump Tower in New York City on Tuesday. Gelernter missed the course he was scheduled to teach that day: “The User Interface.” Gelernter is a […]

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    Bomb threats called in to Jewish centers in West Hartford, Woodbridge possibly linked to national threats

    WEST HARTFORD — Bomb threats were called in to multiple Jewish Community Centers across the country Wednesday, including two in Connecticut. The Mandell JCC of Greater Hartford in West Hartford was evacuated due to the threat, police say. Children who attend preschool and daycare there were moved to a safe location nearby as a precaution. The facility also houses a gym. The JCC of Greater New Haven in Woodbridge was also evacuated Wednesday morning. Officials at the center say the threat was called […]

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    Sleepy Shelton bus driver appears in Derby court, has case continued

    DERBY — A Shelton school bus driver caught on camera falling asleep while driving a busload of kids appeared in court Wednesday. Paul Pixley, 55, faces charges including risk of injury to a minor, reckless endangerment and breach of peace. On December 16th, terrified students took photos of Pixley, who fell asleep at the wheel nearly a dozen times that day, according to police. According to the arrest warrant affidavit, Pixley told police that on the day in question, he had taken methadone […]

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    Interracial couple finds racial slur spray-painted on their Stamford home

    STAMFORD — The Stamford Police Department is investigating after racist graffiti was found at a couple’s home. An interracial couple in Stamford found the disturbing vandalism on the front of their home over the past weekend. When Heather Lindsay and Lexene Charles woke up Saturday morning, they found the “n” word spray painted in three-foot high letters on the garage of their home on High Clear Drive. They believe that they were targeted because they are an interracial couple. Police are investigating the incident […]

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    Hartford police arrest East Hartford man after standoff

    HARTFORD — Hartford police said they arrested a man after he fired a gun and pointed it at them Tuesday night. They said at around 5:45 p.m. they went to an area of Maple Avenue at Main Street in response to multiple 911 calls of shots fired. The anonymous callers reported that a Hispanic man, wearing a blue coat,had fired a gun. Police said they saw Abdias Cortes of East Hartford, on the sidewalk openly waving a gun while appearing to […]