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  • Police arrest suspect in Dallas after chase

    DALLAS — Dallas and Irving police departments are chasing a carjacking suspect, according to FOX4. The chase reportedly started just before 9:30 a.m. Friday near Singleton Boulevard and Shady Grove Road, near Loop 12 in Dallas. At least a half-dozen Dallas Police Department officers are following a pickup truck that’s pulling a trailer. When the chase first started it went north on Loop 12 and reached speeds of about 80 miles per hour. The suspect headed into Irving and that’s […]

  • Waterford Police Department weighs in on lip sync challenge

    WATERFORD — The lip sync challenge goes on. And on. On Friday, the Waterford Police Department said on Facebook that they were “aware of the Police Lip Sync Challenge moving across the country. Yes, we know we have been called out to do our own. Here you go!” Waterford police challenged the New London and Groton police departments.

  • Three injured after trains collide in Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT — At around 1:45 p.m. Thursday two trains collided at the Bridgeport Metro North/Amtrak station, near the Main Street overpass. One train was an equipment train and the second train was a Metro North train occupied only with staff on board. At least three injuries have been reported. The exact nature of that injury is not known at this time. The Bridgeport Fire Department and MTA personnel are on scene. There is no word as of yet on when […]

  • No, Facebook, Tyler Perry isn’t buying you a car

    Tyler Perry wants his fans to know that he’s not giving away cars, money or anything else on Facebook. The actor, director and all-around movie mogul said that his team takes down dozens of scam posts every day. “Do not give your information to any of these people do not give them anything,” Perry said in a video on his Facebook page. “I don’t know who they are, but every day we have to get 10, 20, 30 of those […]

  • Instagram model, 19, bitten by shark while taking photos in Bahamas

    An Instagram model said she’s fortunate to still have her arm after a nurse shark latched onto it and dragged her under water while the woman was swimming with a school of seemingly harmless sharks in the Bahamas last month, according to FOX News. Katarina Zarutskie, 19, an avid surfer from Laguna Beach, Calif., and a nursing student, told Fox News she was on vacation with her boyfriend and his family when locals told her about the opportunity to swim […]

  • Woman cut by razor blade embedded in East Windsor Walmart shopping cart

    EAST WINDSOR — The East Windsor Police Department said they are investigating after a woman claims a razor blade that was found stuck in the handle of a shopping cart sliced her finger at Walmart on Sunday. Kelly Boulay posted about the incident on Facebook after she said she cut her finger on the razor that was stuck in the shopping cart she had used at Walmart. Boulay notified Walmart staff, and they called police to the scene. Police officers […]

  • Hollywood icon, gay rights advocate Tab Hunter dead at 86

    Tab Hunter, the 1950s Hollywood heartthrob who appeared in “Damn Yankees!” and also made a name for himself in the music industry, has died. A rep for the actor told The Hollywood Reporter that Hunter died three days shy of his 87th birthday. A Facebook page for the star announced his death and asked fans to “honor his memory by saying a prayer on his behalf.” The post added, “He would have liked that.” The blonde hair, blue-eyed Hunter quickly became one […]

  • Couples go the distance in the annual Wife-Carrying Championships

    The saying ‘putting relationships to the test’ takes on a whole new meaning at an unusual race, where a husband has to complete an intense obstacle course while carrying his wife. Men from across the globe sprinted along a track with their other halves clinging onto their backs at this year’s Wife Carrying World Championships, according to the Daily Mail. This year, 53 men slung their wives or partners over their shoulders and hurtled off on an hour-long race in […]

  • Pilot may have saved lives in Chicago helicopter crash

    CHICAGO — A pilot may have saved lives by crashing a medical helicopter in a grassy area on the South Side of Chicago rather than on major interstate highways or a train station nearby, officials said Sunday. The four people onboard Saturday evening were injured but no one was hurt on the ground. The Federal Aviation Administration said the crash occurred around 9:15 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of three expressways. The patient in the helicopter was taken to a […]

  • Stonington man, accused of trying to abduct Groton teen, arrested

    GROTON — A Stonington man accused of trying to abduct a 16-year-old from Groton last week was arrested Friday . Police said Matthew Klotz, 34, was charged with first-degree unlawful restraint and second-degree kidnapping in the attempted abduction. Police said the attempted abduction happened just after 3 p.m. on Monday, June 25, near Shore Avenue and South Prospect Street, not far from UConn-Avery Point. Police said the teen woman reported that Klotz jumped out of the bushes, grabbed her, and […]