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    1 person injured in Meriden bar shooting; police investigating

    MERIDEN — Police are investigating a bar shooting from last Saturday morning that left one person injured. At 1:48 p.m., officers responded to the Red Room Grille on Colony Road on calls of shots fired. Once officers were at the bar, they were able to see that multiple shots had been fired. Police said they found multiple shell casings inside of the building.. While police were investigating the scene, they received a phone call from the Midstate Medical Center. Medical […]

  • 1 person dead in Stratford after house fire

    STRATFORD —  Police said a man is dead after a fire destroyed his  home over the weekend. Firefighters responded to calls of a fire on 25 Melville Street at 4:54 p.m. Firefighters said that while they were searching for the dogs they found a man who was dead on the second floor. Stratford Fire Marshal Brian Lampart said James Boss was alone at the residence that caught fire Saturday evening.  Lampart said Boss lived with his wife and son, who were […]

  • Wallingford’s ‘Play for Shay’ pool tournament held to raise money for juvenile diabetes research

    WALLINGFORD — Almost a hundred people showed up to Yale Billiards to shoot pool and raise money for the “Play for Shay” fundraising tournament. The tournament has been held for the last four years in memory of a former employee Shaylin Massella and also to raise money for juvenile diabetes research. This year, you could sponsor one of Yale’s 15 tables for the day of the tournament. Each table cost $100, and they were first come first serve. Ray Oritz […]

  • PD: Woman steals from cancer research jar in liquor store

    EAST HAVEN — Police are asking the public for help in identifying a woman who appears to have stolen a cancer research jar from East Haven Discount Wines and Liquors. Last Thursday afternoon, police responded to the liquor store on call of larceny. Officers spoke to the owner of the store who told them, that the donation jar was intended to for raising money for cancer research. Surveillance footage shows a heavier set woman, possibly white or Hispanic in a […]

  • Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin considers running for State Governor

    HARTFORD — In a brief statement sent to FOX61 News, Mayor Luke Bronin confirmed that he is considering to run for Governor. Mayor Bronin said,  “It’s not something I had planned to do right now, but over the past few weeks I’ve heard from a number of people around the state urging me to consider it.  I haven’t made a decision, but I am considering it, and I’m the coming weeks, I’ll be talking with and listening to folks in […]

  • Power fully restored to Quinnipiac residence halls

    HAMDEN — Power has been fully restored to residence halls on Quinnipiac’s Mount Carmel Campus Sunday. After Friday’s transformers malfunction, about 1600 students were affected by the lack of power. The University spokesperson John Morgan said, “Power was restored to all of the residence halls on the Mount Carmel Campus this afternoon.”  

  • 2 employees injured at Southington forge fire

    SOUTHINGTON — Two people were taken to the hospital following a Sunday afternoon forge fire. Multiple fire departments responded to 355 Atwater Street for a large fire right at around 2 p.m. Two employees of Rex Forge were taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries. A portion of Atwater Street was closed. Meriden, Bristol, and Cheshire fire departments were called for mutual aid. Battalion Chief Glenn Dube said the fire extended from two large metal presses towards the walls and […]

  • Jogging for Jennifer pasta dinner held in Plainville to raise awareness for stroke education

    PLAINVILLE — Over $1,200 were raised at the Jogging for Jennifer pasta dinner Saturday night. The event was held at Post 574-Plainville VFW, where 120  people met, ate, and raffled to raise awareness for stroke education and helping families that suffered tragedies There were delicious appetizers, salad and pasta from Viron Rondo Osteria, along with desserts and raffles. All proceeds will go to Jogging For Jennifer, which supports the National Stroke Association and Mary’s Place. Jogging for Jennifer was founded by Salvatore […]

  • 5-year-old in critical condition following 2-car crash in Southington

    SOUTHINGTON — Police are investigating a two-car crash that happened Saturday afternoon in front of the ESPN building. Just after 2 p.m., police said they received calls regarding a crash that occurred on ESPN Drive. Stephanie Matos, 21, was driving south on West Street with her five year-old and one year-old.  Robert Warner, 61, and his passenger were traveling north on West Street, according to police. Police said Matos appears to have lost control of her car and hit the front […]

  • Silver Alert: New Britain Police locate missing 11 year-old boy

    NEW BRITAIN — Police have located an eleven year old boy who went missing Saturday. Police had issued a Silver Alert for Tyrod Jackson Saturday. He was found Sunday safe and sound.