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  • Sales Tax Free Week kicks off August 19

    With the summer winding down and the start of school just around the corner, two things seem inevitable…back-to-school shopping and Connecticut’s 18th Annual Sales Tax Free Week! From August 19 to 25, retail purchases of most clothes and shoes priced under $100 are exempt from sales and use tax. “Sales Tax Free Week has become an anticipated tradition in Connecticut, offering savings on a variety of clothing and footwear purchases at a time of year when families do their back-to-school […]

  • Kitten rescued from storm drain in West Hartford

    WEST HARTFORD — A kitten was rescued by firefighters Saturday evening after it was discovered in a storm drain. Firefighters from Quint 3 responded to Hillcrest Avenue in the Elmwood section of town.  Firefighter and Paramedic Rocco Laudato, as seen in the pictures, enter the drain and was able to retrieve the kitten. It is unknown how long the kitten was in the storm drain before it was rescued.

  • Grenade found in Bridgeport and detonated by police

    BRIDGEPORT — A hand grenade was found in a backyard of a home in Bridgeport Saturday. Officials said that a World War II hand grenade was found underneath the ground in the backyard of a home on Cornell Street by a contractor. The bomb squad was called and was able to clear the grenade. As precaution, the grenade was detonated at Ninety Acres Park. Officials said that the grenade was not live and that no was injured in the incident as […]

  • Wallingford billiards players become World Amateur Champions

    LAS VEGAS — Four local Wallingford men are now considered world amateur champions! The men took home first place in the Masters division at the World Pool Championships in Las Vegas. The event was hosted by the American Poolplayers Association. The team, Hugh & the Hustlers, beat a team from Houston, Texas that included a two-time US amateur champion. The pool players received a trophy and $10,000. For more information, click here.

  • Woman seriously injured in East Granby following wall collapse

    EAST GRANBY — A woman is in serious condition following a part of a brick wall fell on her. Officials said that they responded to South Main Street on calls of a partial collapse. The woman was trapped underneath the debris and it took firefighters 15 minutes to remove her from the rubble. Lifestar was called to transport the victim but could not take off due to the weather. The woman was transported via ambulances. Police said this is an […]

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    Employee arrested for allegedly fighting another employee at local restaurant in Glastonbury

    GLASTONBURY — An employee is in hot water after she allegedly got into a fight with another one at a local restaurant. On July 21, police responded to the Ninety-Nine Restaurant on calls of an altercation between two employees. An investigation determined that Ahsley Antonetti became aggressive with another employee.  Witnesses told police that Antonetti grabbed the other employee and had to be restrained. Antonetti, 24 of East Hartford, turned herself in to police who had an active warrant for […]

  • Man wanted by Watertown police for with sexual assault, home invasion

    WATERTOWN — Police are looking for a suspect in connection with a sexual assault and home invasion. Officers said that the incident happened Saturday morning when Urim Asani broke into an address in Oakville. Asani was said to have known the victim and specifically targeted them. Asani is believed to be driving a 2003 black Lexus E300 sedan with a Connecticut license plate of 4AVJA7. He is also believed to suicidal after he made comments about harming himself. Police said […]

  • Man dies in Willimantic car accident

    WILLIMANTIC — Police are investigation a car crash Sunday morning that has left one man dead. Officers said that they responded to Quarry Street on calls of car crash. When officers arrived at the scene they saw a SUV that was heavily damaged after it struck a tree. The driver was taken to Windham Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police said that the driver was a 28 year-old Willimantic resident. His identity has not been released yet by officials. […]

  • Drive by shooting investigation shuts down road in Manchester

    MANCHESTER –Part of Highland Street in Manchester was shut down for several hours Saturday after police say there was a drive-by shooting. “It was probably around 5 o’clock and we heard what sounded like maybe firecrackers or a car back hearing, which we here often in the summertime. So we didn’t think anything of it,” said Gina Benoit. That was until Benoit saw police surrounding a home on Highland street in Manchester and realized what she thought were firecrackers were […]

  • Suspect wanted by Naugatuck police in connection with armed robbery

    NAUGATUCK — Police are looking for a Michael Korzen, who is believed to be the suspect in an armed robbery. Police said that Korzen, 32, forcefully grabbed the victim’s purse. Korzen has eluded police twice since this incident. Officials said that they believe the suspect to be on foot. This has led police to search the area of South Main Street and Route 8 on Friday and Saturday. Search dogs have also been used in the search. Police said if […]