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  • Waterbury man arrested for double stabbing that left victims’ hands punctured

    WATERBURY — Police arrested a man they say stabbed two women on Oak Street Friday evening. Waterbury detectives responded to the scene of 72 Oak Street at about 9:30 p.m. after learning of a reported assault in the area which escalated to a stabbing. On arrival, the responding officers encountered two adult females suffering puncture wounds to their hands. Further investigation revealed the victims were attacked by a middle-aged male who fled the scene not long after. Officers surveying the […]

  • Officials say fire in Manchester home deliberately set

    MANCHESTER — An arson investigation is underway after a fire Thursday that severely damaged a two family home. Officials said the fire at 151 School St., was deliberately set after new evidence was recovered late Thursday. Investigators were able to determine the fire was incendiary in nature, thanks to traces of flammable materials located in the house. Connecticut State Police, the State Fire Marshal and the Manchester Police Department’s detective bureau are assuming control of the criminal investigation. The State […]

  • 3 alarm fire destroys home in Woodbridge

    WOODBRIDGE  — Emergency crews responded to a fire that damaged a home Wednesday afternoon. When the arrived, heavy flames were pouring out of a single-family residence at 118 Johnson Rd. A third alarm was issued after crews arrived on scene and saw the extent of the blaze. Fire departments from both Bethany and Orange provided Woodbridge FD with assistance on and off the scene. They transported water from hydrant areas, as well as stood on call in case another fire […]

  • Hamden neighborhood voted in wrong races for last 7 years

    HAMDEN — Local registrars of voters in Hamden made a mistake redistricting back in 2011. Approximately 25 households along a mile stretch of Paradise Ave, Hamden were placed into the 11th Senate District, when they actually  belonged in the 17th. A voter living in the area filed an inquiry after receiving a ballot for Sen. Martin Looney (D) vs. Erin Reilly (R) instead of the ballot he was supposed to get with Sen. George Logan (R) vs. Jorge Cabrera (D). […]

  • Family seeking help from the public to find missing Middlefield man

    MIDDLEFIELD — Family and friends of a Middlefield man who disappeared earlier this week are praying for his safe return. According to a silver alert issued by Connecticut State Police, 53-year-old Mark Gribko has been missing since Tuesday. Search efforts so far have stirred up very few leads, and loved ones are praying for his safe return. “We’ve been searching for the past few days,” said cousin Malissa Schafrick. “We love him, miss him — and just want him home.” […]

  • I-84 Eastbound reopens in East Hartford after fiery crash

    EAST HARTFORD — A vehicle erupted into flames following a three-car crash on I-84 in East Hartford Thursday evening. Troopers from Connecticut State Police-Troop H and local East Hartford fire crews were alerted to the collision and resulting blaze at approximately 5:45 p.m. The eastbound side of the highway was closed between exits 56 and 58, just beyond the Bulkeley Bridge and the RT. 2 interchange. State Police say the crash was just a minor “fender-bender,” though it was enough […]

  • One person seriously injured, another in custody after Hartford stabbing

    HARTFORD — A city resident was left seriously injured after being stabbed in a north end neighborhood late Friday evening. Police and EMS responded to Sargeant Street in the area of Woodland Street, where a feud between two adult males was growing increasingly hostile. The argument escalated until one of the men violently stabbed the other in a fit of rage. The victim, a 48-year-old Hartford man, immediately drove himself to St. Francis Hospital and was rushed in for treatment […]

  • Armed robbery at wireless store leads to high-speed chase and crash in Somers

    SOMERS — Two suspects are in custody following a police chase that blasted through several towns, followed by a crash and foot pursuit in Somers on Friday. The incident began as an armed robbery just before 8 p.m. in Vernon. Police learned two suspects entered the Verizon Wireless on Talcottville Road and proceeded to threaten employees with a handgun, demanding smart phones. The pair then allegedly jumped in a vehicle and drove away from the scene, heading north on Route […]

  • Husband and wife die in Torrington house fire

    TORRINGTON — Fire Officials said Wednesday that 65 year-old John Needham has died from his injuries following a house fire last week. Officials said the blaze broke out around 9:17 p.m. at a home at 37 Stoneridge Drive on January 4. Both of the residents were rushed to Bridgeport Burn Unit via Lifestar with critical injuries. Officials said John’s wife, 68-year-old Donna Needham died the following morning from her injuries. Another fire fighter suffered minor burns, but was not taken […]

  • Victim airlifted to area hospital after serious crash in Colchester

    COLCHESTER — Lifestar was requested to the scene of a serious single-car crash that left a portion of Route 85 shut down Friday evening. Connecticut State Police Troop K dispatched emergency crews just before 8:30 p.m. on reports that a vehicle struck a utility pole in the area of 174 New London Road in Colchester. NOW: serious crash has CLOSED part of new London rd in #Colchester . Vehicle heavily damaged @LIFESTAR_CT was called for patient. Scene will be clear […]

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