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  • Southington Police: Suspects rob bank, carjack grandmother and grandkids

    SOUTHINGTON —  Police are searching for one suspect who is believe to be in connection in a bank robbery and carjacking. Police said they received a report of a bank robbery, carjacking that happened around early afternoon. Police said the People’s Bank inside Stop & Shop on North Main Street by one suspect while another waited in a car. The two suspects then fled the scene in a red minivan when it got a flat tire, causing them to stop […]

  • Lisbon teen falls asleep in store then arrested for drugs

    GRISWOLD — In an unexpected turn of events,  a Lisbon teen was arrested after police found him carrying drugs. State police responded to a call from a local Griswold Napa Auto parts store due to a man who allegedly was falling asleep inside.  Police say the man admitted to police of using heroin shortly before entering the store. After searching his car, officers found two small plastic baggies containing heroin. The man was identified as Brandon Burnette, 19 of Lisbon. Burnette […]

  • New Haven workers let back into offices after white powder incident

    NEW HAVEN — Employees at a building on Humphrey Street returned to work after being evacuated Tuesday morning for a white powder incident. Members of the Connecticut State Police Emergency Services Unit (ESU) responded and determined the substance was not dangerous The building holds mulitple state offices like Department of Developmental Services, Department of Rehabilitation Services, and the Department of Social Services as well of the United Way of Greater New Haven.  All were evacuated from their offices. Early this afternoon, […]

  • Fire crews respond to hazmat situation at New Haven business

    NEW HAVEN — Fire fighters responded to a chemical incident at a business in New Haven Tuesday. The incident happened around 8:00 a.m. at Sargent Manufacturing company on Sargent Drive. That department tells FOX 61 one person’s arm was burned by sulfuric acid. The worker was handling about a gallon worth of the acid when the spilled occurred. The acid was contained by officials not soon after arriving. No one else was injured in the incident. Officials remained on scene […]

  • A 15-year old arrested after an abandoned house caught fire in Harwinton

    HARWINTON —  A 15 year old has been arrested in Harwinton for arson after they dropped a sparkler on a lawn which caused a fire. Firefighters from Harwinton and New Hartford responded to the fire at about 2:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon.The 15-year old suspect was identified by the Connecticut Fire Marshall’s Office with the help of neighbors and signed a sworn confession, police said. The suspect walked onto the property at 8 Ridgewood Drive in Harwinton, lit off a sparkler […]

  • All lanes open on Route 15 New Haven following car crash

    NEW HAVEN — Route 15 near exit 59 in New Haven has re-opened following a car crash Sunday. State police said that the one lane was closed for some time following a car that crash down into the embankment. Police say the driver suffered minor injuries. Stay with FOX61 news for updates. #cttraffic: UPDATE-Rt15 NB near exit 59(New Haven) right lane closed for 1 car accident off roadway w/ no injuries. pic.twitter.com/XN4jTJX391 — CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) June 11, 2017

  • Car crashes into Canton shopping center

    CANTON — A car has crashed into a building in Canton Tuesday. Around 11:30 a.m. police responded to reports of a car that crashed into a small shopping center at 220 Albany Turnpike. An eyewitness at the scene has told FOX61, that police and emergency responders are on scene. They said that the car is all the way into the building. Police say the driver, a woman in her 60s, was not injured in the crash. The business is structurally […]

  • Oil defect causes massive recall for Harley-Davidson motorcycles

    MILWAUKEE, WI — Close to sixty thousands motorcycles have been recalled due to a oil defect. Harley-Davidson has said that the oil line on the bikes becomes loose causing the oil to spill onto the rear tire. The company blames the oil cooler line clamp being installed incorrectly. Nine incidents of the oil line coming off have been reported, causing two accidents and one injury. Harley-Davidson says the recall affects nine 2017 models built between July 2, 2016 and May […]

  • Brooklyn man arrested for sexual assault; says voices in his head told him to

    BROOKLYN —  A Brooklyn man was arrested Monday for sexual assault. He claimed voices in his head told him to do it. On June 2 around noon, troopers from Troop D responded to a report for sexual assault. Troopers said that when they arrived they spoke to a woman who claimed Andrew Racine knocked on her door. When the victim opened her door, Racine forced his way inside and sexually assaulted her. The victim was transported to Day Kimball Hospital […]

  • House Fire in Milford displaces 3 people

    MILFORD — Red Cross said a house in Milford has displaced one family Saturday evening. Milford firefighters responded to a house fire at 21 Daggett Street around 5 p.m. According to Red Cross, they are currently assisting the family of three. No additional details have been released at this time. Stay with FOX61 News as this story develops.