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  • Bolton Board of Education member arrested in connection with teen party with alcohol at her home

    BOLTON — Board of Education member Alison Romkey was arrested in connection with a party held at her house where teens were drinking according to officials. On Wednesday, Kristin B. Heckt,  Superintendent of Bolton Public Schools confirmed the arrest but did not any further comment. Romkey was elected to the Board in 2017. Romkey, 52, was charged Tuesday by State Police in connection with a party in her home where alcohol was served to teens. She was charged with nine […]

  • Money returned to Waterford vet who lost $4,000 on Veterans Day

    MYSTIC — A happy ending in the case of some lost money. The man who found it  returned over $4,000 to an vet who lost the money on Monday. Benjamin Donovan, 34, of Waterford ate lunch at the restaurant on Veterans Day when he dropped an envelope that had over $4,000 in cash. On Wednesday morning Donovan posted on Facebook: “Theres good people out there in the world! Thank you from the bottom of my heart Bill Palifka! He found […]

  • Patient data breached at state healthcare group

    ROCKY HILL — A healthcare group is notifying its patients after they said there was a data breached in an incident earlier this year. Starling Physicians P.C., a Connecticut based multispecialty healthcare group, said they are notifying some of their patients who were potentially impacted by a data security incident. The company has 35 locations throughout central Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Starling said they were targeted by a cyber-phishing attack on February 8, 2019. “Upon learning of the incident, we […]

  • State’s Attorney says police shooting in Meriden was justified

    ROCKY HILL — Investigators said three police officers were justified in shooting a suspect last year after he refused to put down a weapon after a traffic stop. On October 18, 2018,Ryan Holley was shot by police and suffered non-life threatening injuries in the parking lot of of the CVS on East Main Street. The report states, “While Ryan Holley initially had no way of knowing that MPD officers were operating the unmarked SUV, he made the conscious and deliberate […]

  • State Treasurer hold press conference for FOX61 Student News schools

    HARTFORD — Student journalists who are part of the award winning FOX61 Student News program took part in a press conference with State Treasurer Shawn Wooden who talked about the college saving program CHET and other financial matters that impact students. The press conference was held in the Old Judiciary Room at the State Capitol Tuesday morning. Treasurer Wooden talked to about 50 students, and answered their questions about financial literacy, and saving for college. Students from Cromwell High School, […]

  • Man shot outside Bridgeport bar

    BRIDGEPORT — One man is recovering after being shot outside a bar Sunday night. Police said they were called to Perfections Lounge, 1603 Barnum Avenue. When Bridgeport and Stratford police, they pursued a suspect who was running from the area however, they eluded capture. Police said a 37-year-old man, who works as a bouncer at the bar, was found on the sidewalk at the entrance door on Barnum Avenue with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. \ He was taken […]

  • Killingworth man killed in crash

    HADDAM — A Killingworth man died from injuries in a crash Saturday evening. Anthony Rock, 49, died when his Dodge Grand Caravan was traveling southbound on Route 9 and into the median, striking a rock ledge and rolling over. Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

  • No. 5 UConn opens with 72-61 win over rebuilding Cal

    STORRS  — UConn coach Geno Auriemma said he’s had teams play worse in opening games. He’s certainly had some play a lot better. Christyn Williams scored 24 points and the fifth-ranked Huskies began their season Sunday with a closer-than-expected 72-61 win over California. Megan Walker scored 21 points and pulled down 10 rebounds and Crystal Dangerfield added 14 points for UConn, which has not lost a season opener since 1995. “It was a weird game,” Auriemma said. “We had a […]

  • A speeding Porsche crashed into the second story of a building, killing two people

    Two people died Sunday in New Jersey after their speeding car lost control, launched off an embankment and flew into the second story of a building, police said. The car, a red Porsche Boxster convertible, was “traveling at a high rate of speed” when it hit a median and eventually crash-landed into the second-story offices of Exit Realty Elite, Toms River Police said. The car was driven by Braden DeMartin, 22, police said. DeMartin and his passenger, 23-year-old Daniel Foley […]

  • Retired New London officer charged with impersonating officer

    NEW LONDON — A retired New London Police Lieutenant was charged with impersonating a police officer after an incident that resulted in a rear end collision. Police said William R. “Bill” Lacey Jr., 64, was charged with Impersonating a police officer, 1st degree reckless endangerment, and 1st degree unlawful restraint. He was released on $15,000 bond and is due in court on November 19. The charge stems from an incident Monday. Police said they were called for assistance on Route […]

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