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  • Nine fire departments respond to large fire at Old Mill site in Baltic

    BALTIC, SPRAGUE — Nine fire departments responded to a large fire at the Old Mill site on Bushnell Hollow Road. The fire started some time in the late afternoon, after workers removing a piece of pipe created sparks which ignited the structure.  The mill site was acquired by the town about 10 years ago and has been under renovation. Brush nearby also caught on fire and spread to the unoccupied structures nearby. Eight other fire departments assisted Baltic including Lisbon, […]

  • New Haven woman arrested after allegedly attacking man with a razor

    NEW HAVEN — A woman is in police custody after she allegedly attacked a man  with a razor blade Sunday. Officers said they were approached on Dixwell Avenue by a man bleeding from his face.  The victim told police that he was attacked by a skinny woman wearing a pink hat. He believed the woman was inside a nearby church. Police and the victim went looking for the possible assailant and found her sitting at a table. Edielle Sims, 55, […]

  • Vernon Police asking public for help with locating burglary suspect

    VERNON — Police are asking the public for help in identifying and locating a home burglary suspect. On April 10, officers received a burglary alarm from Bamforth Road. When they arrived on the scene they found a forced entry into the home. Police said they searched the home using several officers and a K-9 but could not find the suspect. The homeowner provided police with pictures of the suspect. The suspect appears to be a white man in his fifties. […]

  • Middle school student in Texas dies after getting hit by car during nationwide student walkout

    EL PASO, TEXAS — An 11 year-old boy was struck and killed by a car Friday after leaving school during the nationwide walkout in support of gun control. Jonathan Benko, 11, was identified by hospital officials as the Parkland Middle School student who died after he was hit along the northbound lanes of Loop 375 in El Paso, according to FOX NEWS. “It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we inform you of the death of a Parkland […]

  • Man arrested after TSA officers find loaded gun in his carry-on luggage at Bradley International Airport

    WINDSOR LOCKS — A man is in State Police custody Monday after TSA officers discovered a loaded gun in his luggage at a security checkpoint in Bradley Airport. Officials said that they spotted the gun in an Atlanta-bound passenger’s carry-on luggage as it was screened. The .40 caliber Sig Sauer was taken by the TSA and State Police were notified. Matthew English, 39 of Torrington, was arrested by State Police and charged with weapons violation/circumventing airport security. He was released […]

  • East Haven Police pursuit of stolen car ends with 2 arrests

    EAST HAVEN — A police car chase ended with arrests of two people who had allegedly had stolen a car. Late Thursday evening, East Haven police were told by New Haven Police about a pursuit of a stolen car on I-91 north. New Haven Police gave up chase after the car reached East Haven town lines. East Haven quickly found the car in their town and attempted to pull over the occupants of the stolen car.  The driver seemed to […]

  • Rock climber airlifted by Lifestar following fall in Meriden park

    MERIDEN — A woman was airlifted from Doctor Francis Giuffrida Park Saturday afternoon, after she fell rock climbing and injured herself. Firefighters were dispatched to the area around 1:30 p.m. Firefighters said that a woman called 911 after she fell. First responders had to perform a technical rope rescue to get to the hiker and get her into Lifestar. Firefighters said that the woman was conscious and alert during the incident. She was transported to Hartford Hospital for non-life threatening […]

  • Plainville Police say missing teens who allegedly stole a car located in Maine

    PLAINVILLE — Police said they have found the two missing teens who may have stolen a car, in Maine. Jason Forcella,15, and Kayla Pecego, 14, were last seen Saturday afternoon. Police said the teens were likely to be driving a blue 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee, that was stolen from Forecella’s mother. Police said Monday that the two missing juveniles had been located unharmed in Maine.      

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    Hamden resident stabbed in alleged robbery; police investigating

    HAMDEN — Police are looking for two men in connection with a stabbing and robbery early Sunday morning. Officials arrived on scene at 3:45 a.m. to find two people sitting inside a parked car. Police said a 21 year-old Hamden resident was suffering from a stab wound in the chest. Police were told that the two victims “pulled over” on Park Road to relieve themselves when they were approached by two other people. The alleged robbers asked for the victim’s […]

  • More than 20 people displaced by Seymour apartment complex fire

    SEYMOUR — More than two dozen people are homeless after a massive fire ripped through a Seymour apartment complex Saturday. “I don’t believe it,” said Elaine Adley. “I went out a couple thrift stores. I came home. They wouldn’t let me go through here and the building is on fire.” The entire roof of the building at 380 Main Street has been completely destroyed. “The first officer on scene found smoke coming from the attic,” said Seymour Deputy Fire Marshal […]