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    Fairfield police: Teen dies after being pulled from pond

    FAIRFIELD — Police are investigating after a teenager was found underwater in a pond Saturday. Officers were dispatched to Perry’s Mill Pond at around 6:10 p.m. Saturday and soon began a water rescue. Almost an hour later, police said they pulled an unresponsive 17-year-old from the water. Nagee Crowder of Fairfield was pronounced dead later at the hospital. Police said witnesses told them several juveniles were swimming and Crowder was observed jumping into the water off of a paddleboard. The others […]

  • Norwalk man ID’d by police in deadly hit-and-run crash

    NORWALK — Police have identified Archie Hillard as the victim in the fatal hit-and-run  crash Friday night. Officers responded at around 9 p.m. to the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and Lowe Street. Police said they found Archie Hillard of Norwalk,  lying in the street suffering life-threatening injuries. The car took off before police arrived on scene. Hillard, 65, was taken to Norwalk Hospital where he died from his injuries. Officers later found the suspected vehicle at an address on […]

  • 1 person dead after serious crash on I-91 North near Rocky Hill

    ROCKY HILL — Interstate 91 North was closed after a car crashed into the woods Saturday morning. State Public Information Officer Kelly Grant confirmed that the accident resulted in a fatal injury to one person involved. Police said the 2 car crash occurred around 6 a.m. All lanes going northbound were closed but re-opened by 10 a.m. No other injuries have been reported nor exactly how many people were involved in the crash. Details remain limited but it seems that the […]

  • State Troopers locate missing 2-year-old from Jewett City

    JEWITT CITY —  State Police Officers have located a toddler after they issued a Silver Alert for the missing two year-old boy from Jewett City, Griswold Sunday. Police said the boy was found safe. He went missing Saturday.  

  • Police on the lookout for Norwalk burglary suspect

    NORWALK — Detectives are looking for burglary suspect who they said stole a credit card early Wednesday morning. Police said the man broke into a car, stole the credit card, and later used the stolen credit card to buy gift cards at a local CVS two days later. Security cameras were able to capture images of the suspect. Police are asking anyone who recognizes the man to call them at 203-854-3180. Anonymous tips can be left at on the  Norwalk Police Tip […]

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    EXCLUSIVE: UConn President speaks out against new state budget

    STORRS — In a statement released early Saturday morning, UConn President Susan Herbst spoke out against the recent approval of the legislative state budget. President Herbst called the state budget “appalling” and the budget would cut state funding from the University by more than $300 million over the next two years. The UConn official then went on to list the various effects that the new budget would have on the program State program. She said that most of the Division […]

  • Police investigating after woman dies in Hartford hit-and-run

    HARTFORD — Police are investigating a deadly hit and run Saturday morning. Police said that a 50-year-old woman was hit and killed around 2 a.m. near the intersection of Hudson Street and Park Street. Stay with FOX61 NEWS as the story develops.  HPD says a 50 year old woman was killed in a hit and run around 2am on Hudson and Park in #hartford @FOX61News pic.twitter.com/VFaKdSnepj — Esther Katro (@EstherKatro) September 16, 2017

  • DEEP investigating sea plane landing in Sherman

    SHERMAN — State Troopers are assisting DEEP in sea plane that had a “rough” landing Friday evening. Officials said that the plane landed into Candlewood Lake around 4:30 p.m. Pictures supplied by State Police show the plane almost fully submerged into the water. Officials could not say if there were any injuries from the landing. Troopers assist DEEP after sea plane has "rough" landing on Candlewood Lake in Sherman. No injuries reported. pic.twitter.com/2Tq4Q7oIav — CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) September 15, […]

  • 1 dead in New Hartford motorcycle crash

    NEW HARTFORD —  One person is dead following a fatal motorcycle crash Friday. Around 11:30 a.m., State Police responded to the area of Reservoir Road on calls of a motorcycle crash. Police said the driver of the motorcycle was transported to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital. They were later pronounced dead. The road was closed for four hours while State Troopers investigated. Stay with FOX61 NEWS as the story develops.

  • Naugatuck man arrested for alleged sexual assault of a child

    NAUGATUCK– Police arrested a man on Wednesday for the alleged sexual assault of a six-year. Police began their investigation in early August, when the juvenile was taken to a local hospital by the parent. The parent told police that the juvenile, which is under six years old, had been sexually assaulted. Through police investigation, Travis Tilley of Naugatuck was arrested. Tilley, 33, was charged with sexual assault in the first degree and the sexual contact of a victim who was under […]