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  • New Haven man arrested, charged in 1987 double murder case

    HAMDEN — A suspect in a double murder case from 1987 in Hamden was arrested by police Wednesday morning. According to police, 52-year-old Willie McFarland of New Haven was arrested, charged him with two counts of Murder. The charges stem from the August 21st, 1987 murders of Fred Harris, 59, and his son, Gregory Harris, 23. Police say the victims were killed inside of their home at 655 Fitch Street. McFarland is also a registered sex offender and has been convicted […]

  • Eversource crews to check pilot lights in Montville after ‘low pressure’ alarm for gas in the area

    MONTVILLE — The Montville Police Department says 19 Eversource crews are in the area of Montville Manor after an alarm for gas in the area earlier this morning. Police say the crews will be going door to door to check if the pilot lights are all lit in every home and to monitor the residence. If the residence is locked, and someone is not home, police say a locksmith will be called to the residence as well as a Montville […]

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  • Body of missing South Windsor man located in Manchester

    SOUTH WINDSOR — Police they located the body of Kurran S. Rai, who had been missing since November 7th. Police said about 2 p.m. South Windsor Police  detectives located the missing vehicle in Manchester. The vehicle contained the body of Rai. Police said his death does not appear suspicious. The cause and manner of death is under investigation by both Manchester Police investigators and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.    

  • PD: Cheshire man dies from injuries after head-on collision

    CHESHIRE — Police say 58-year-old Thomas Goerg died from his injuries sustained in a crash last Friday. Police say the crash happened around 12:15 p.m. on Waterbury Road (Route 70) between Winslow Road and Marion Road. According to police, a preliminary investigation showed that Goerg was traveling westbound while Ryan Sheen, 28, also from Cheshire, was driving eastbound. Police say they crashed head-on. Police say both Goerg and Sheehan were rushed to St. Mary’s Hospital for their injuries. Sheehan sustained […]

  • CCSU football player meets 2-year-old he helped with bone marrow donation

    NEW BRITAIN — Michael Mushaw is in senior year at CCSU and is a linebacker on the school’s Blue Devils football team. When he hit the field on Saturday afternoon, he wasn’t only playing for Blue Devil fans, he was also playing for a special toddler in the stands. Eleanor is a two-year-old who Mushaw helped save with a selfless bone marrow donation. Mushaw said his former head coach inspired him to sign up for the nationwide bone marrow registry […]

  • North Haven fire department battles debris fire

    NORTH HAVEN — The fire department is on the scene of a large fire involving a ‘debris pile’ and machinery. The department tweeted out that the fire was located at Sims Metal Management, located at 234 Universal Drive. At this time it’s unclear the severity of the fire, or how it started. This is a developing story. FD on scene of a large fire involving debris piles, machinery and involvement of a building at Sims Metal Management located at 234 […]

  • Hamden police investigating ‘shots fired’ incident

    HAMDEN — Police say they are investigating after a reported ‘shots fired’ Sunday afternoon. Around 4:30 p.m., police responded to the area of West Easton Street and Bowen Street on the ‘shots fired’ report. According to police, an individual described as a “black male in a brown hoodie” was seen firing off several shots. According to police, the man then fled from the area in a white vehicle. Police say nearly 30 shell casings were recovered at the scene, and […]

  • Meal House: Spicy Tofu Lettuce Wraps

    Spicy Tofu Lettuce Wraps 8-12 Ouncesof very firm tofu, cubed 1-2 Cloves of garlic, pressed One carrot shredded 2 Tsp olive oil 3 Tbsp Tamari sauce 3 Tbsp Hoisin sauce 1 Tsp chili sauce 1 Tsp freshly grated ginger I can water chestnuts chopped Scallions Optional: Chopped peanuts One head of butter lettuce or iceberg lettuce -Rinse lettuce very well and set to the side. -In a skillet over medium heat, add oil and garlic and sauté for one minute. […]

  • This should brighten your Monday: Mercury will make a rare pass across the sun

    Forget blue moons. Even rarer is when the planet Mercury passes right across the middle of the sun, and it’s happening Monday. A Mercury transit, as it’s called, occurs only 13 times in 100 years, according to NASA, and it won’t be seen from North America again for another 30 years, or from anywhere until 2032. Starting at 7:35 a.m. ET, it will take more than five hours for Mercury to pass from one side of the sun to the other. […]

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