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  • Car crashes onto sidewalk outside New Haven restaurant

    NEW HAVEN — A car crashed onto the sidewalk outside a New Haven restaurant Friday afternoon. A woman lost control while she was traveling on College Street at Crown Street. It happened in front of the restaurant Pacifico around 2:30 p.m. “By the love of God, nobody was hurt,” Officer David Hartman told FOX61. The car slammed into tables and chairs where diners often sit, but luckily no one was seated at those tables at the time.

  • Homeland Security considering banning large electronics on flights from Europe to the US

    WASHINGTON — A proposed ban wouldn’t allow you to bring laptops or other larger electronics on certain flights, you’d have to check them instead. In April, we first reported that US intelligence and law enforcement agencies believed that ISIS and other terrorist organizations had developed new ways to place explosives in laptops and other electronic devices to evade airport security screening methods. US intelligence suggested that terrorists had obtained sophisticated airport security equipment that allowed them to test how to […]

  • Passenger in Bridgeport officer-involved shooting, files $6 million lawsuit against city

    BRIDGEPORT — Julian Fyffe, passenger in the car Jayson Negron was driving on May 9 when they got into an altercation with Bridgeport police, has filed a $6 million lawsuit against the city of Bridgeport. Fyffe is seeking court and attorney costs in addition to damages of $6 million. Police said the two were riding in a stolen a car and attempted to pull it over, when Negron refused to stop and threw it into drive. The suit claims officers […]

  • Newtown police locate missing woman

    NEWTOWN — The Newtown Police Department said a missing woman has made contact with her family Tuesday morning. They said the case is therefore no longer being investigated as a missing person case. Jessica Guay, 36, of Alpine Drive in Sandy Hook was last seen on Thursday. Newtown police released the following on their Facebook page Tuesday morning: “Thank you everybody for your help! Jessica has made contact with her family and this case is no longer being investigated as a missing person case. […]

  • Branford woman accused of assaulting, biting, spitting at Hamden cops

    HAMDEN — A Branford woman is facing several charges after police said she attacked and assaulted multiple officers. On Saturday, May 13, officers in Hamden were called to a fight on Treadwell Street around 11:30 p.m. When officers got there, they found Wisdom South, 21, who had facial injuries. She told police that she was assaulted. That’s when, police said, South attacked an officer, biting him in the hand and leg, before running towards Treadwell Street. Police said they caught up […]

  • Gov. Malloy said layoff notices for some state workers have gone out

    HARTFORD — Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy  said layoff notices “probably have started” to be issued to some Connecticut state employees. The Democrat’s administration has said the first of approximately 1,100 workers could receive notices by the end of this week. When notices are issued varies depending on the rules for different unions. Malloy is seeking $700 million in labor concessions from state employees to help fill a projected $2.3 billion deficit in the fiscal year that begins July 1. He said Friday those […]

  • Facebook holds small business workshop in New Haven

    NEW HAVEN — Dozens of small businesses are gathering in New Haven Friday for a Facebook workshop. Senator Chris Murphy invited Facebook to New Haven to partner with the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce and host a “Boost Your Business” seminar for local small businesses. Murphy will deliver welcoming remarks, and a Facebook small business expert will present best practices and strategies to help small businesses optimize their online presence. Susan Rapini, Executive Vice President of the Greater New Haven […]

  • Police investigating break-in at 50 Cent’s mansion in Farmington, Connecticut

    FARMINGTON — Police are investigating a break-in at Rapper 50 Cent‘s Farmington, Connecticut mansion, police said Tuesday. It happened around 12:20 p.m. A security camera picked up the suspect who was taken into custody, police said. Police charged Elwin Joyce, 34, of Windsor, with burglary, criminal trespass, criminal mischief, criminal attempt at larceny, and possession of burglary tools. Joyce is being held on $100,000 bond. The rapper no longer lives in the mansion and has been trying to sell it […]

  • All-clear given after bomb threat called into New Haven courthouse

    NEW HAVEN — The New Haven Courthouse received a bomb threat phone call Tuesday morning just before 11 a.m. State Police Bomb Squad arrived on the scene and evacuated the New Haven County Courthouse on Church Street. Around noon, the all-clear was given. State Police Trooper Kelly Grant said K9s were called in to aid in the search, as was the State Police Emergency Services Unit (ESU). Church Street was closed down near the courthouse, but has since reopened. No one was […]

  • Orange Police: West Haven man who volunteered at dance studio charged with child porn

    ORANGE — Police in Orange, Connecticut have charged a man with possession of child pornography. Police said the man volunteered at a local dance studio and downloaded the pornography while at work. David Kent, 43, of West Haven was arrested after “an extensive investigation including multiple search warrant,” police said. The investigation revealed that Kent had been downloading child pornography using the IP Address assigned to a local business in Orange, where he was a volunteer. Police tell FOX61 the business […]

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