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  • Life Star called to overnight Lebanon crash

    LEBANON — Fire officials say one person was injured and taken to the hospital by Life Star after a car crashed into a tree overnight. Around 12:45 a.m., the Lebanon Volunteer Fire Department says a car crashed into the tree on Trumbull Highway near Diane Drive. When first responders arrived, they found a car laying on its side, on top of a person. Crews had to use the jaws of life to extricate the person, who fire officials say was […]

  • Wadsworth State Park Back On Track

    4 state park swimming areas closed

    MIDDLETOWN — The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says four swimming areas in state parks have been closed. Three out of the four were for testing positive for bacteria, while one is for storm damage. The closed areas for bacteria include: Gay City State Park, Mashamoquet Brook State Park, and Wadsworth Falls State Park. Wharton Brook State Park is closed due to the storm damage. DEEP also says they expect test results back today regarding four beaches at the […]

  • East Hartford K9 receives donated body armor

    EAST HARTFORD — K9 Capo with the East Hartford Police Department has a lot to wag its tail about! Capo has received a bullet and stab protective vest. The vest came about via a donation from a non-profit organization called Vested interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was sponsored by Protectors of Animals of East Hartford, and embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by Protectors of Animals”. “Very special thanks go to the generosity and efforts of […]

  • East Lyme police seek suspect who broke into businesses

    EAST LYME — Have you seen this man? East Lyme police say they are investing two commercial burglaries on Boston Post Road, and looking for the suspect. Police say the burglaries happened on July 17th. The first one happened at 117 Boston Post Road, while the second one happened at 217 Boston Post Road. Surveillance cameras caught the suspect prior to breaking into one of the buildings and while inside. Once inside, money was stolen from both businesses. The suspect […]

  • Police: Two Plantsville residents arrested on animal cruelty charge

    SOUTHINGTON — Police say that two people have been arrested after they say a dog named Knight was abused. Police say that the incident happened in June, when Kyle Burleigh brought Knight into the Southington Animal Control facility. Kyle claimed that he didn’t know the dog, and found it in his back yard six days before coming in. Knight had difficulty walking, and was found to have very long nails on all paws, and large skin tags on its underside. […]

  • Three children injured after car slams into tree in Wolcott

    WOLCOTT — Police say five people were injured after a car slammed into a tree in Wolcott Monday night. Two people in the front of the car sustained serious injuries, while three unrestrained children in the back were also injured. Police said just before 11 p.m., the car hit the tree on Todd Road, near Valley Road. Three children were in the car, ages 8 and under. Two were boys, and one girl. The 8-year-old had an injury to his […]

  • Brothers arrested at Bradley for causing disturbance on plane

    WINDSOR LOCKS –Two brothers police said talked about using a gun and offended other passengers by using vulgar language on a Delta flight from Atlanta to Connecticut have been arrested. Connecticut State Police say Raymond and Jonathan Hryb were arrested Sunday at Bradley International Airport. Raymond Hryb, of New Haven, was charged with threatening and breach of peace. Jonathan Hryb, of North Branford, was charged with breach of peace. Both were released on bail and ordered to appear in court […]

  • Nitrogen tanker that caught fire in Clinton rolls over on Route 32 in Franklin

    FRANKLIN- A tanker carrying liquid nitrogen that caught fire Friday morning on I-95 in Clinton has overturned on route 32 in Franklin. Connecticut State Police said Route 32 in Franklin between routes 87 and 2 has reopened. Businesses and homes in the immediate area were evacuated as a precaution. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said the tanker was carrying liquid nitrogen, which isn’t toxic. The truck will need to be vented of the liquid nitrogen. Earlier in the morning […]

  • Woman charged with shoplifting 11 bottles of booze in bra, pants

    SHREVEPORT, La. (KTBS) — For the Shreveport woman charged with shoplifting 11 bottles of booze by concealing the loot in her bra and her pants, it’s going to be tough to fight the video evidence — so her lawyers are disputing whether it’s a felony. Sekonie Jones, 38, of the 3800 block of Murvon Street faces trial Monday in Caddo District Court on felony theft charges. She has pleaded not guilty. Prosecutors say the stolen liquor was valued at $750. […]

  • Metro-North trains back on schedule after person struck in New York.

    NEW HAVEN — Metro-North says a person was struck by a train in Melrose, New York, and the incident prompted heavy delays Friday morning. They have since been cleared up. Metro-North says at one point, the New Haven line experienced 70-80 minute delays. Trains are now operating back on a normal schedule. New Haven Line: Outbound service is now operating on schedule. Thank you for your patience. — Metro-North Railroad (@MetroNorth) July 6, 2018