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  • West Haven police investigate armed robbery at a hotel

    WEST HAVEN — Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in a hotel room on Sunday morning. Police responded to the Hampton Inn Hotel on Sawmill Road around 6:30 a.m. According to police, a woman was robbed at gunpoint by a patronizing client. Police have not determined if anything was taken from the woman. The woman was not injured in the incident. Stay with Fox 61 as this story develops.

  • Windham woman dies after being thrown from car during crash

    WINDHAM — A woman is dead and another is injured after their car lost control Sunday morning. The accident happened on Route 6 around 1:20 a.m. According to State Police, Emily Marrotte, 20, of Windham was driving her 1998 Toyota Avalon X westbound on Route 6 when she lost control on a curve. The car went down an embankment and crashed into the Windham Airport fence. Both Marrotte and the passenger were thrown from the car. Marrotte was pronounced dead […]

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    Teen killed in weekend crash in Meriden

    MERIDEN — A 19-year-old is dead after a car crash on Sunday morning. The crash happened near the Walnut Grove Cemetery at 817 Old Colony Road around 2 a.m. According to police, Hector Sanchez, 19 of Meriden hit several trees causing his car to split in half. Sanchez was trapped in the car. Police say Sanchez was traveling alone. Sanchez was pronounced dead on scene. The road was closed for several hours while the crash was cleared. It has since reopened. Anyone […]

  • Collision leaves one man dead, others injured in Hartford

    HARTFORD — Police are investigating a deadly car crash on Saturday morning. Police responded to the collision in the area of 350 Barbour Street around 2 a.m. According to police, victims were trapped in both vehicles. Fire officials removed two people from a Toyota Camry, while the third person in that car was helped by bystanders. All were transported to Saint Francis Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Devan Harris, 27, of South Windsor who was driving a Volkswagon Jetta was […]

  • Body found in Bethany identified as New Haven man

    BETHANY — State Police Major Crimes has been investigating an untimely death Sunday in Bethany. Troopers responded to  Wooding Hill Road around 4:30 a.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, troopers located a man dead on the ground. Detectives have positively identified the dead man as Joel R. Suero, 27, of Whalley Avenue in New Haven. No other victims were located. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death. Anyone who may have seen or heard […]

  • Three officers injured during arrest in New Britain

    NEW BRITAIN — Three officers were injured after being assaulted by an 18-year-old woman. According to police, officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance on Chestnut Street shortly before 7 p.m. on Friday. When officers arrived, they found 18-year-old Marisol Ortiz arguing with her parents. When an officer began to talk to one of the parents, Ortiz began to yell loudly. Officers attempted to control Ortiz, when she pulled a knife from under her shirt. Ortiz lunged at one officer, […]

  • 16-year-old driver involved in Southington accident that left man in critical condition

    SOUTHINGTON — A man is in critical condition after he was hit by a car Saturday night. Police were sent to the McDonald’s at 675 Queen Street around 9 p.m. Officers determined a 16-year-old was driving northbound on Queen Street in a BMW. 33-year-old Justin Spielvogel, was crossing Queen Street  from the Exxon Mobile Gas Station when he was struck. Spielvogel was transported to Hartford Hospital where he was reported in critical condition. The 16-year-old driver suffered a hand injury. Anyone […]

  • State Police investigate suspicious death in Beacon Falls

    BEACON FALLS — State Police are investigating a suspicious death on Burton Road. Troopers were sent to 317 Burton Road for a reported drowning victim around 4:30 p.m. Friday. When troopers arrived, the found John Kautzner, 47, of Beacon Falls, dead in a brook behind his house. State Police are considering this death suspicious, but there are currently no signs of criminal activity.  Police stress that there is no threat to the community or public. The Office of the Chief […]

  • Service outages shut down DMV phone center

    WETHERSFIELD — A service outage from Verizon caused a shutdown of the Department of Motor Vehicles’ phone center on Saturday. According to the DMV, those dialing the DMV phone center will receive a busy signal. Verizon  reported to DMV that the issue is being impacted by a higher level outage. It is unclear when the phone center will be back up. DMV locations around the state remain open.

  • Car slams into church walkway in Wethersfield

    WETHERSFIELD — The walkway of a church was damaged after a car drove into it on Sunday morning. It happened around 11:30 a.m. at the Corpus Christi Church at 581 Silas Deane Highway. According to fire officials, the female driver sustained minor injuries and was treated in the parking lot. It is unclear how the woman crashed into the walkway.

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