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  • Crash closes Route 66 on the Arrigoni Bridge in Middletown

    MIDDLETOWN — A crash closed Route 66 on the Arrigoni Bridge Wednesday. According to CT Travel Smart, the closure was due to a three car crash. It is unclear how many people were involved or if there were any injuries. This story is developing and will be updated. 

  • Australian restaurant comes under fire after controversial Facebook post

    NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia — Some Facebook users are crying foul over a controversial post by an Australian eatery. Downtown Brooklyn Penrith posted on Facebook Tuesday warning viewers to “get those Epipen’s ready,” for the limited time offer of their new Reese’s Bowl.  The post then ended with “it sure screams, get me to the hospital ASAP!” The dessert is a single Reese’s peanut butter cup stacked with ice cream, covered in peanut butter and chocolate sauce drizzle. Facebook users […]

  • Bridgeport police officer placed on leave after hitting suspect with gun

    BRIDGEPORT — A police officer was placed on administrative leave after a video from Friday surfaced of them striking a suspect in the back of the head with their pistol. The incident report from Bridgeport police identified the officer as Gianni Capozziello. Officer Capozziello details in his report that he pulled over a stolen vehicle driven by a juvenile. The report, written by Capozziello, said that he yelled multiple times at the juvenile to “stick his hands out the window.” […]

  • Groton Police say a body has been found in the Thames River

    GROTON (AP) — Police are investigating after a body was discovered in the Thames River Saturday. The Hartford Courant reports that a boater discovered of the body at about 6:42 p.m. Saturday near the railroad bridge by the I-95 overpass and called police. The river runs in between New London and Groton. Police said the unidentified male body has been turned over to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Investigators said the medical examiner initially estimated the man to […]

  • Man steals $800 worth of tools from East Haven Home Depot

    EAST HAVEN — Police are looking for a man who stole $800 worth of Dewalt tools from the town’s Home Depot Saturday. The suspect took the tools and then drove away in an older model silver Subaru Impreza. The man crashed into several occupied cars while he attempted to get away. He was last seen traveling southbound on I-95. Police are asking anyone with information to please reach out at 203-468-3820. That information will remain anonymous.  

  • Body found near railroad tracks in Bristol

    BRISTOL — A body was found in a wooded area by the railroad tracks off of Center Street in Bristol Saturday morning. Police said that the incident is being investigated by the Bristol Police Department as well as the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The deceased has not yet been identified. A preliminary investigation shows no signs of foul play and Police said there is no danger to the public. Police are asking anyone with information on the incident […]

  • Police investigate fatal shooting in Meriden

    MERIDEN – Detectives responded to a fatal shooting on Allen Avenue in Meriden Sunday. Officers confirm to FOX61 News that they were called to the scene at 11:42 a.m. for a report of shots fired. Police said one man was found dead on the front lawn we they arrived at the scene. It appeared that he was shot several times. Neighbors walking outside during the time said they heard gunshots and saw a man on the ground in front of […]

  • Annual Woofstock on Branford Green held to help local animal shelter

    BRANFORD — The Branford Green went to the dogs Saturday for the annual Woofstock Saturday. Woofstock was created to help the Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter with rescuing animals, rehabilitation, and to find new homes for pets. The festival has a variety of events throughout the day including live music, food trucks, the Woofstock Hippie Dog Costume Contest and much more. According Woofstock’s website, the festival attracts thousands of people each year from the surrounding states like Massachusetts or even New […]

  • Man arrested in Plainfield accused of violating restraining order

    PLAINFIELD — A man was arrested in Moosup Friday afternoon after police said he was in violation of a restraining order and probation. Police responded to Church Street in Plainfield to check on Brian Hendry,38, who had two active warrants for his arrest. Officers found Hendry on the second floor of the building and was additionally charged with violation of a restraining order. Hendry was taken to the Plainfield Police Department and faces four counts of violation of a restraining […]

  • 2 suspects ignite multi-town police chase

    PRESTON —  Two people were arrested after police chased them through multiple towns throughout Connecticut Friday evening. A State police officer tried to stop a car that was driving north on Route 12 in Preston. The car was reported stolen out of Waterford. The officer was alerted by the Ledyard Police Department, who were trying to catch up to the car. The car sped away from the trooper, igniting a chase. The driver was identified as Isaiah Rivera and Ariana […]

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