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  • Bishop appoints woman to lead Fairfield Catholic parish

    FAIRFIELD — Months after the death of the priest at a local church, a Roman Catholic bishop in Connecticut has taken the unusual step of placing a lay woman in charge of that parish. Eleanor Sauers, who has a doctorate in theology and teaches religious studies at Fairfield University, takes over in January at St. Anthony of Padua in Fairfield. Her official title will be Parish Life Coordinator, but Bishop Frank J. Caggiano has given her the decision-making authority at […]

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    Pedestrian seriously injured in Bristol

    BRISTOL — One person was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle late Saturday night. Police said the victim suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to St. Francis Hospital. The crash happened at King Street and Bernside Drive. The accident reconstruction team is trying to piece together what caused it. If you have any information, please contact Bristol Police.

  • Two dead in North Stonington crash on I-95

    NORTH STONINGTON — I-95 south was closed for a time Sunday morning after a crash that killed two people. The crash happened around 12:45 a.m. near exits 91 and 92. Two vehicles were involved. State police said two died and there were others who suffered serious injuries. The highway was closed for a time but has reopened.  

  • Christmas gifts stolen from Hebron home meant for needy New London family

    HEBRON – State Police are searching for the man caught on camera walking into a Hebron home and stealing several Christmas presents. The burglary was caught on the Senate Brook Drive home’s surveillance system cameras Thursday. “I was getting all these text messages that someone was in my house,” Maria McKeon told FOX 61 Tuesday. McKeon, a lawyer, was at court during the burglary. Her phone was off at the time. The text messages from her security camera system started […]

  • Man rescued after being trapped for 2 days in grease vent

    SAN LORENZO, CA. – Emergency crews rescued a trespasser from a restaurant grease vent  Wednesday. 930am, ACSO and @AlamedaCoFire responded to a vacant Chinese food restaurant on the 700 block of Bockman Rd. San Lorenzo. We located a trespasser(possible burglar) trapped in the grease vent on the roof. He had been there for about 2 days. Fire rescued him and he is in custody. pic.twitter.com/OfVN5e8oeV — Alameda County Sheriff (@ACSOSheriffs) December 12, 2018 The Alameda County Sheriff’s department posted a […]

  • Silver Alert issued for missing 81-year-old Bridgeport man

    BRIDGEPORT — Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing 81-year-old Bridgeport man. Glendon Chancey, 81 is a black man with black hair and brown eyes. He is 6 foot tall and 160 lbs. Glendon was last seen wearing a blue Yankees baseball cap, brown 3/4-length jacket, jeans, and brown sweater and Nike sneakers. He was last seen Tuesday in Bridgeport. If you have any information on the location of Glendon Chancey please contact the Bridgeport Police Department at […]

  • Police release video of missing Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth, who vanished Thanksgiving Day

    WOODLAND PARK, Colo. — Colorado police have released surveillance video of a missing mother inside a store just before she disappeared on Thanksgiving. The video shows 29-year-old Kelsey Berreth entering the Safeway store in Woodland Park with her child on Thanksgiving. She is seen putting her child into the shopping cart at 12:27 p.m. on Nov. 22. It’s the last visual confirmation police have of Berreth. Berreth’s fiance, Patrick Frazee, told police he saw Kelsey later in the afternoon when he […]

  • New Britain man charged in connection with sexual assault on children

    NEW BRITAIN — Police arrested a man in connection with two sexual assault cases involving children on Monday. Police said they arrested Pedro Torres, 57, of New Britain, on charges related to two separate sexual assault complaints.  One incident was from July of 2018 and the second incident stems from several years ago.  Police said both victims  were juveniles, one a male and the other a female. Torres was charged with Sexual Assault 1st and Risk of Injury to Children in […]

  • Hartford man arrested after authorities find 15,000 bags of fentanyl in apartment

    HARTFORD — Police arrested a Hartford man after they said that he had about 15,000 bags of fentanyl. The FBI arrested Jonathan  Rivera and charged him with unlawfully possessing with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of fentanyl. Police said that over a several month period this year, detectives from Hartford Vice & Narcotics had information on numerous street level drug deals happening in the Mapleton Street area of Hartford. Detectives conducted a narcotics surveillance buy/bust operation. The operation […]

  • Massive fire erupts at Willimantic auto recycling yard

    WILLIMANTIC — Emergency crews were called to put out a fire at an auto recycling yard Monday afternoon. The fire broke out at Northeast Recyclers at 48 Boston Post Rd. Around 3:30 pm. It went to a second alarm shortly thereafter. Video courtesy of Instagram / Eastern CT Drone It had spread to  30 to 40 cars. The DEEP is on scene. Crews were able to save the machinery in the building. The fire originated out of the building where they […]