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  • Plainfield PD: Mother was passed out with engine running, 2-year-old in back seat

    PLAINFIELD – A mother from Moosup has been arrested after police found her passed out behind the wheel of her car with her toddler in the backseat. Plainfield police say they were dispatched to Hank’s Dairy Bar on Norwich Road about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.  Someone had noticed a woman slumped behind the wheel of a parked car. When they arrived they found 33-year-old Tabitha L. Hall sleeping with her head her chest, the keys in the ignition and the […]

  • Car crashes down embankment on Route 9 in Cromwell

    CROMWELL – State police, Cromwell Fire Department, and other first responders were called to a crash on Route 9 Saturday morning. The accident happened about 7:15 this morning, on the southbound side of the highway, south of exit 18 (Route 99). just north of the Arrigoni Bridge. The car appears to have gone off the road and rolled over, landing in a ravine below the highway. The right lane is closed, and at least one person is being transported to […]

  • Waterbury teacher arrested for sexual assault of student

    WATERBURY – A high school teacher in Waterbury has been charged with sexual assault of a 16-year-old student. Waterbury Police say they were contacted by a school administrator from Kennedy High School involving suspicious behavior between a teacher and the student. Police say they conducted an investigation, and the teacher, 49 year old Jeffrey D. Lucian went to the Waterbury Police Department voluntarily on Thursday to speak with police.  Detectives obtained a warrant and arrested him about 6:30 Thursday evening, charging […]

  • MA officials: If you celebrate pot holiday, do so responsibly

    BOSTON — Massachusetts officials are calling on recreational marijuana users who plan to celebrate “420” to do so responsibly. April 20th has for decades been recognized by pot enthusiasts as a counter-culture holiday of sorts. “420” became code for cannabis when a group of California students would meet at 4:20 p.m. to smoke. The term spread through fans of the Grateful Dead rock band and became entrenched in American subculture. But legalization in several states has brought 420 more into […]

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    Westport PD: Officers assaulted by man walking around in his underwear

    WESTPORT – Police officials say that two officers who tried to check on the welfare of man were assaulted by him, including one officer getting bit. Westport police say that about 10:30 a.m. on Friday, officers responded to multiple reports of man walking on the Post Road East in his underwear and without any shoes.   Police say one callers reported the man had defecated on the sidewalk by Winslow Park. Officers located the male on Myrtle Avenue in the area […]

  • Rainy weather cancelling or postponing many egg hunts across state

    The Saturday before Easter Sunday is a popular day for egg hunts and festivities. But with rain forecast for most of the day, many outdoor events are being canceled, postponed, or relocated. Here are a few we know of; if you know of others, let us know and we’ll spread the word. The West Haven Easter Egg Scramble was originally set for last Saturday the 13th, but was moved to the 20th because of rain. Now it’s being held on […]

  • 29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee shot dead in Northern Ireland violence

    LONDONDERRY, No. Ireland — A prominent young journalist was killed during a night of rioting in Londonderry on Thursday, in what police in Northern Ireland have described as a “terrorist incident.” Dissident republicans are believed to be responsible for the death of Lyra McKee, 29, who was shot during violent unrest in the Creggan area of the city, according to police. Images from the scene showed cars alight as a crowd threw fireworks and petrol bombs at emergency vehicles. The […]

  • Facebook faces issues – what does that mean for business?

    Facebook has changed the way we get information, connect with people, and how we do business.  But users are demanding the platform find a better approach to hate speech and misinformation.  That creates delicate issues aboutf ree speech that need to be worked out.  A live video of the New Zealand mosque massacre was a watershed moment for demanding change, and governments across the world are proposing tough legislation to promote content moderation. For businesses, being heavily invested in Facebook […]

  • Two men found shot in front of Hamden restaurant

    HAMDEN – Hamden Police say they found two gunshot victims outside the “Off the Hook” seafood and wings restaurant early Sunday. They responded to the reports of gunfire about 2 a.m. on Sunday. Officers found one gunshot victim in the parking lot, a 23 year-old Hamden resident who had been shot in the thigh. They then found a second victim, a 27 year-old New Haven resident, lying in front of the restaurant with a gunshot wound to the chest. Both […]

  • Facebook problems this morning? No, it’s not just you.

    Were you trying to check Facebook this Sunday morning and couldn’tt seem to log on?  You weren’t alone. Facebook – along with Instagram and Whatsapp, which are owned by Facebook  – experienced widespread problems this morning. People began having issue with the apps and the desktop sites about 6:30 a.m. About three hours later, the issue seemed to be resolved for U.S. users. The site “DownDetector.com” showed Facebook having problems in several areas across the globe, with the Northeast U.S. […]

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