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    East Windsor rolls out proposed agreement for third Connecticut casino

    EAST WINDSOR — The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes are proposing a third casino to the state of Connecticut and East Windsor is listed as a potential destination. The community got a first look at the development proposal between the town and MMCT Venture, Saturday, which the board of selectmen unanimously backed. It maps out a 200,000 square foot commercial casino gaming facility, including 100,000 square feet of gaming floor and space designated to hospitality services like restaurants, shops, and entertainment. The casino would […]

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    2 additional arrests had been made in connection with death of UConn student in October 2016

    STORRS — University police had made two additional arrests in connection with the death of a student back in October. On October 15, 2016, UConn Police said, Jacob San-juan, 20, of Plainville and Michael Vaz, 19, of Storrs, stole a fire extinguisher from the Grant Science Building. The next day, police said the two suspects discharged the fire alarm on the fourth floor of a dorm that set off an alarm. At the time, Jeffny Pally, 19, was sitting propped up against […]

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    Woman dies in Norwalk house fire, hoarding conditions under investigation

    NORWALK — A 67-year-old Norwalk woman has died in a house fire Sunday morning. Officials said every room of her house was filled with junk. Firefighters said that the fire started around 7 a.m. Sunday at 25 Bettswood Road in Norwalk. Officials said  they had great difficulty entering the home due to extreme hoarding conditions. On average the firefighters were waist deep in garbage.  In some rooms the trash went almost all the way up to the ceiling. They had to climb on […]

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    Stratford man arrested; charged with two attempted robberies

    STRATFORD — A man was arrested after police say he attempted to rob two Stratford businesses. Police say between 12:45 p.m. and 1:00 p.m on February 17, Robert Keith Abel allegedly attempted two robberies in Stratford. Both incidents occurred on Barnum Avenue. Police say Abel, 54, attempted to rob a Walgreens Pharmacy and a Webster Bank. Abel is being charged with robbery in the second degree, larceny in the second degree and fourth degree, and attempted robbery. He is being held on […]

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    Wallingford man charged for illegally video taping two teenage girls

    WALLINGFORD — A Wallingford man is facing criminal charges after police received reports of a man filming two juvenile girls. On January 20, Wallingford Police responded to a complaint regarding 50-year-old Gary Lozowski Sr. who was allegedly video taping two teenage girls. Police say they had investigated this incident and found that Lozowksi Sr. had been taping two girls, ages 14 and 15, while in the privacy of their home. Police say he hid a baby monitor and a cell phone to capture […]

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    House fire in Rocky Hill causes substantial damage

    ROCKY HILL — Firefighters are investigating a fire that cause heavy damage to a house in Rocky Hill. At 6:45 p.m. Sunday fire crews arrived at a house fire on New Britain Avenue. Within about 45 minutes the fire was under control, the Rocky Hill Fire Chief said. The house had substantial damage, the chief said. A man and his dog were in the house but were able to escape, firefighters said. No injuries were reported. Officials believe the fire started in the basement. […]

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    The Puppy Bowl returns, with a goal to help pet adoptions

    NEW YORK — Just before the Super, be sure to catch the Animal Planet’s annual Puppy Bowl! Hosted every year since 2005, the Puppy Bowl serves as a warm-up to the real big game. The game serves as a way for the puppies to become adopted. Animal shelters from all over the country submit puppies and other animals to “compete” in the game. For more stories about pets and animals, click here. According to the associate press, Lady Gaga’s cat […]

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    House fire displaces Southington family

    SOUTHINGTON — A fire ripped through a house in Southington. Luckily no one was hurt but the family is displaced. Firefighters received a 911 call of a fire on Tauton Street at 2:16 p.m., firefighters said. First responders were there in about 6 minutes to find the house with flames shooting out of the roof, firefighters said. The entire Southington fire department was at the scene to battle the fire. Multiple other departments from Wolcott, Cheshire, Plainville, and Berlin were also […]

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    Rocky Hill man arrested charged with burning toddler

    ROCKY HILL — A man is in police custody in Rocky Hill after allegedly burning a two-year old child. On Saturday the Fire Marshal’s office told that a two-year old was brought to Hartford Hospital for severe burns. The hospital was told that the burns were a result of an electrical fire at Cold Springs, which is a part of the Century Hills Apartment complex. Since the incident wasn’t initially reported, police say that it had taken place some time in the […]

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    Route 34 in New Haven now open after police stop protesters from blocking it

    NEW HAVEN — Police had to move protesters after they were blocking route 34 in New Haven. State and New Haven police were called to a scene of about 100 protesters blocking route 34. The scene was soon cleared when police moved the protesters out of the road, police said. State police say several protesters were arrested, according to their twitter page. One arrest has been made from the incident, Norman Clement, 66, of New Haven. Police said he was […]