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  • 14-year-old girl struck by tractor-trailer in Cheshire; police investigating

    CHESHIRE —  Police said a teenage girl was struck by a tractor-trailer Friday evening. Cheshire police said around 3 p.m., a 14-year-old girl was struck by an 18-wheeler tractor-trailer at a crosswalk at the corner of West Main and Main Street. Police said the truck was making a right turn onto Main Street when the rear tires of the truck struck the girl’s leg. Police said the girl was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and is expected to […]

  • Shelton suspect admitted to neighbors he started house fire: Police

    SHELTON — Police said they arrested a man who told neighbors he started a Shelton house fire Sunday. Around 3:00 p.m., Shelton firefighters responded to a house fire on New Street. Firefighters say the people in the house were able to get out and there were no injuries. While firefighters were fighting the blaze, a neighbor approached them saying a man approached their house and claimed he had lit a house on fire. Police say, they were quickly able to locate the man […]

  • West Haven boxer captures WBC welterweight title

    LINCOLN, RI. —  After a year hiatus from the boxing ring, Williams dusted off his gloves and picked up where he left off. Jimmy Williams of West Haven, captured the WBC welterweight title in a unanimous decision Friday after defeating Nick DeLomba. The judge’s scored the bout 98-91, 97-92, and 97-92. This victory stretches Williams’ unbeaten streak to a career record of 13-0-1, while DeLomba falls to a 11-2-1. This win automatically puts Williams in the world rankings which means he can […]

  • Playground dedicated to Marathon Bombing survivor from Weston who died in 2016 car crash

    DORCHESTER, Mass. —  A new playground has been built in dedication to a Boston Marathon Bombing survivor who died in 2016. Victoria McGrath, 23 of Weston, Connecticut was killed in a car crash while she was vacationing in Dubai. McGrath was 20 when she was injured in the bombing. She was seen in one of the many iconic photos from that tragic day. She was carried away from the scene by a firefighter and had serious injuries to her legs. The Boston […]

  • 2 people arrested in connection with overnight Bristol garbage fires

    BRISTOL — Two men were arrested in Bristol Monday in connection with garbage cans that were set on fire. Early Monday morning, Bristol police responded to calls of the trash inside the city-owned garbage containers on fire. Witnesses told police they saw a gray diesel truck leaving the area. Police said they were able to locate the pickup truck which matched the witnesses’ description. James Casner and Terence Conlon were taken into custody. Casner, 18 of Cheshire, was charged with conspiracy to commit criminal […]

  • Newtown teen dies after car he was working on broke free from lift, rolled over him

    NEWTOWN — Police say a Newtown man has died in an accident at his home on Sunday morning, Police say he appeared to be working on his car in his driveway while using a jack lift, when for some reason the car broke loose and rolled over him. The car continued to roll down the driveway after striking him and crashed, unoccupied, into a neighbor’s house. Police along with Sandy Hook Fire Department and Newtown Ambulance arrived at the scene shortly after 10:30 a.m. […]

  • Manchester man arrested after driving on wrong side of highway

    SOUTH WINDSOR — A Manchester man was arrested after police say they saw him driving the wrong way on the highway. On April 1 around 1:09 a.m., state troopers noticed a car driving the wrong way down I-291. Police say the driver, Aravind Gunasekaran, was heading west in the eastbound lanes. Troopers pulled him over near exit 4 in South Windsor. While investigating the scene, police say Gunasekaran showed signs of intoxication. Officers conducted a sobriety test which he failed. Gunasekaran, 32, […]

  • Police: Contractor stole while working at Westport home

    WESTPORT — A Milford contractor is in Westport police custody after a family noticed that items in their house were missing. On New’s Year Day, 2017, police were called to Woodway Lane after a family discovered missing items from their house. Police said Jeffery Chirillo had done work at the house and was left alone on multiple occasions. In February, Chirillo was arrested for a separate incident invoking contractor fraud. While in custody, Chirillo, admitted to taking sunglasses and snow boots […]

  • Police arrest man for South Windsor church burglary

    SOUTH WINDSOR — A Tarriffville man was arrested in South Windsor on Saturday, March 25. He later admitted to have robbed the Truth Baptist Church in South Windsor early that morning. Around 8 a.m. on Saturday, police say they were called to a church on Burnham Street. Police say surveillance video captured the suspect inside the building. A short time after, officers say they found a suspicious person sleeping in a car behind a business on John Fitch Boulevard. The man was identified […]

  • Bridgeport man dies after shooting, police investigating

    BRIDGEPORT — A Bridgeport man who was shot Saturday afternoon, has died from his injuries. Police received calls of a shooting incident that occurred near 201 Bretton Street around 1:55 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The apartment style complex consist of several buildings, police say. Police say two male victims were each shot at this location near the rear entrance.Both were transported to St.Vincent’s Medical Center. One victim who sustained multiple gun shots, underwent surgery and is expected to survive. The other victim, Gregory […]