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  • Police now seek ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect in New London shooting

    NEW LONDON — Since Saturday, New London police have been searching for a city man for questioning about a shooting that left a man in critical condition. Today they said they have a warrant to charge him with that shooting, and now say they consider him ‘armed and dangerous’. Police say that at 11:34 a.m. Saturday,  they were called to Walden Avenue for a report of a person shot. When they arrived, they found a semiconscious gunshot victim on the […]

  • Norwalk PD: Kohl’s employee charged with sexual assault of minor detained for shoplifting

    NORWALK – Police say an employee a Kohl’s department store detained two female juveniles, asked for sexual favors to let them go, and ended up assaulting one of them. Detectives responded to complaints from girls’ parents on June 21st. They reported that Kohl’s Loss Prevention Officer, 35-year-old Edwin Espichan, detained the girls in the security office of the Connecticut Avenue store, alleging they were shoplifting. The victims said Espichan asked for sexual favors in exchange for not calling the police […]

  • Police investigating suspicious package left on Branford town green

    BRANFORD –  Police cordoned off an area around the Branford Town Green on Sunday morning as they investigated a suspicious package. Police said the cordon was a precautionary measure. The investigation began around 10:30 a.m., but by 11:30 police said the situation had been resolved, and the area was opened up again. Fire and police units were on scene, as well as Connecticut State Police. No injuries were reported. P

  • It’s National Mac-and-Cheese Day

    Someone, somewhere, designated July 14th as “National Mac and Cheese Day”. No one seems to know who or why. If that bothers you, maybe make yourself a big bowl of soft, warm, cheesy, gooey comfort-food. You’ll beel better. From the classic mac and cheese with cheddar or American cheeses, to the spicy cowboy mac with bacon and jalapenos, there’s a version for everyone. How do you season yours? Do you go to the deli and ask for cheese ends to […]

  • Hartford’s big Saturday night: driving tips, mass transit options

    HARTFORD – Some 65,000 people are expected to attend a variety of events in the capital city tonight.  Hartford Police will have about 300 officers on the streets for security and to assist with traffic flow as people attend seven major events in addition to several smaller ones.  For several days, they have been advising people to leave early and carpool, or use mass transit. The city has issued a traffic alert on their website.  We’ve included some of that […]

  • Hartford Police investigating another homicide; anti-violence vigil planned

    HARTFORD – Hartford Police are investigating another fatal shooting in the city. This one comes after an unusually violent week, and as the city prepares to welcome tens of thousands for a night where concerts, sporting events, and a fireworks festival all coincide. Police were called to the area of Main Street and Mahl Avenue just before 11 p.m. Friday night. They found a male victim who had been shot. A short time later they said the shooting investigation had […]

  • State Police: Dirt bike driver killed after crashing into truck in Sprague

    SPRAGUE – Connecticut State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a dirt bike. It happened last night shortly after 8 p.m. In the town of Sprague. Police say a pick-up truck was turning onto Route 97 from salt rock road when a Yamaha dirt bike, which was unregistered and had no lights on it, collided with the driver’s side of the truck. The driver of the dirt bike, 21-year-old Andrew Morrison Jr., was thrown up onto the hood and […]

  • Driver in fatal Avon crash identified

    AVON – One person is dead after a single-car accident on Route 10 in Avon Friday night. The Avon Police Department says they were called to the area of 691 Waterville Road (CT-10) just before 7:30 p.m. Friday. They found a Dodge Durango upside down in the wood line. The lone occupant was a male who had severe head and upper body trauma was found in the woods nearby by use of thermal imaging cameras. He was taken to UConn […]

  • The USA is in the World Cup Final, and CT will be watching — especially the goalie

    LYON, France — The US is now headed to the World Cup final, a third time in the row for the women’s soccer team. And goalie Alyssa Naeher played a big role in that. The Connecticut native had one of the most suspenseful moments of the World Cup, when she saved a penalty kick during the semi-finals match against England. Here’s what else you should know about her the star keeper: Connecticut native She was born on April 20, 1988, […]

  • I-95 North in New Haven reopened after accident

    NEW HAVEN – An accident between a tractor-trailer and a car that closed two center lanes on I-95 Northbound has since been cleared. The crash happened just before 7 a.m. Sunday between exit 44 and exit 46 (Long Wharf Drive). The crash tied up traffic for a bit, but was cleared by 7:30 a.m. Connecticut State Police say there were only minor injuries.

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