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  • Silver Alert issued for Bristol teen missing over a week

    BRISTOL — Asia Jones, 16, has been missing for more than a week, and a Silver Alert has been issued. Police said Jones is described as having light brown skin with freckles on her cheeks, brown eyes and brown hair. She’s 5’2″ talk and weighs 104 pounds. She was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, a black tank top, and white and blue Nike shoes. She’s been missing since August 10. Anyone with information on Her whereabouts is asked to […]

  • One dead, one critically injured after New Haven crash

    NEW HAVEN — Connecticut State Police said that one person was killed and one person was critically injured following a car crash. Police said a 2010 Ford Taurus was speeding down Quinnipiac Avenue near Foxon Street around 12:55 early Friday morning. Authorities said the suspect was in the middle of a car chase with Hamden Police Department. Police said the car was reported stolen from Trumbull earlier this month. Law enforcement said the car was driven by 22-year-old Davis Shealy, and 24-year-old Jarelle […]

  • What is K2 or synthetic marijuana?

    NEW HAVEN — In the course of a couple days, New Haven first responders have treated over 100 overdoses on synthetic marijuana known as ‘spice’ or ‘K2’. So what is synthetic marijuana? It’s been in the news for the past few years. The CDC says that synthetic cannabinoids (cannabis, marijuana) aren’t just one drug specifically. They say hundreds of different synthetic cannabinoid chemicals are made and sold with new ones with unknown health risks becoming available each year. The say […]

  • Six arrested after a group stabbing in Hartford

    HARTFORD — Police say that six people were arrested after a stabbing melee left three people injured in Hartford Thursday night. Police say just before 9 p.m., they were called to 73 Sumner Street on a report of a woman armed with mace and a knife who stabbed several people. When officers arrived, they found a large, agitated group of people who were in front of the building. Three people had lacerations, but police describe their injuries as non-life threatening. They […]

  • Route 31 in Coventry closed after truck accident

    COVENTRY — CTDOT says that Route 31 near Route 44 is closed after a dump truck rollover. Police on scene say the truck was on a paving project on Route 31 when it pulled over to a truck cleanout area. When the driver pulled away, the raised truck bed caught overhead utility lines and flipped over. The drive was uninjured, but was trapped in the truck for about a half hour, waiting for the electricity to power lines to be […]

  • Meriden woman killed after being struck by a car on I-91

    WALLINGFORD — State Police said that 56-year-old Sharon Ryan of Meriden was killed after she tried crossing three lanes on I-91 at about 9:30 p.m. in Wallingford Wednesday night. Police say that a car was driving in the center of the three lanes on I-91 northbound near the exit 13 off ramp. Sharon Ryan was trying to cross all the lanes from the right shoulder to the left median. The car then hit Ryan, causing life-threatening injuries. Ryan was taken […]

  • One killed after police cruiser, motorcycle crash in East Hampton

    EAST HAMPTON — Police confirm that one person was killed after a motorcycle and police cruiser crash at the intersection of Route 66 and Route 151. LifeStar was initially called to the scene, but was later canceled. The identify of the victim has not been released. Other injuries have not been reported. Connecticut State Police have now taken over the crash investigation. This is a developing story, so stay with FOX61 News for more.

  • Police: New Haven police investigating overnight shooting

    NEW HAVEN — Police say that a person suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot several times. Around 1 a.m., police say that detectives working in the area heard gunfire coming from the 200 block of Ferry Street. When they got to the scene, the found 25-year-old Odell Maziede Carter, of New Haven. Carter had been shot several times, and was rushed to Yale-New haven hospital with life-threatening injuries. His current condition is unknown at this time. Police say the suspects […]

  • Plainfield Memorial School may not reopen until December due to overnight fire

    PLAINFIELD — Repairs to Plainfield Memorial School after an early morning fire may result in the school being closed until December. Crews found the fire in several administration rooms off a 2nd floor hallway around midnight. The fire was knocked down within an hour with the help of Moosup, Central Village, Atwood Hose, Danielson, and South Killingly fire departments. The location and spread of the fire and heat compromised a water main near the school resulted in extensive fire damage […]

  • Police: Dead body found in the water in New London

    NEW LONDON — Police are investigating after they say a dead woman was found floating in the water underneath the City Pier at 1 Waterford Park. The call came in around 10:22 a.m. Police responded, and found the body. Officials said the unidentified female, who appeared to be mid-to-late fifties in age, was floating between the boat dock and pier. Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact NLPD at 860-447-5269, ext. 0. This is a developing story.