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  • Teen in custody following stabbing at Foxwoods Casino

    MASHANTUCKET — A 15 year-old was taken into police custody following a stabbing incident that sent three people to the hospital Saturday afternoon. Tribal Police said that the stabbing occurred at the Tanger Outlet mall., and three “young adult victims” were taken to the local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A 15 year-old was arrested in connection with the stabbing.  Police said “the incident was immediately contained”. They did not lockdown the facility, and business was able to quickly resume. […]

  • Police investigating armed robbery at Norwich restaurant

    NORWICH — Police are asking the public for help in identifying a man who is a suspect in an armed robbery. Officers said that the man entered Mr. Pan’s Restaurant, displayed a handgun and pointed at the clerk. The man asked the clerk to remove the money from cash register. The suspect fled the restaurant in a dark-colored pickup truck. Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call the Norwich Police Department at 860-886-5561 ext. 6.

  • Dog owners participate ‘Bark and Boo!’ at Elizabeth Park in West Hartford

    WEST HARTFORD — Looks like Halloween is going to the dogs! Well, for one day at least. The Elizabeth  Park Conservancy group had a costume contest Saturday for the pet owners to show of their fur  babies in their cute costumes. The event was called “Bark and Boo!” and was held in the rose garden. “We have so many walkers in Elizabeth Park. We thought an event that involved dogs would appeal to many of the people who use the […]

  • Norwalk officer injured in car vs. motorcycle crash

    NORWALK — A police officer was injured in a motorcycle vs. car crash Saturday. Police said that car was turning left onto Walter Avenue from Strawberry Hill Avenue and struck the officer on his motorcycle while he was traveling southbound.  The officer suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Norwalk Hospital. The driver of the car remained at the scene. The road was closed as Norwalk accident investigators collected evidence and documented the scene of the crash. Strawberry Hill […]

  • Plane makes emergency landing at Sikorsky Memorial Airport in Stratford

    STRATFORD —  A plane had to make an emergency landing at Sikorsky Memorial Airport Saturday after having technical issues with its landing gear. Officials at the FAA said that an L39C experimental aircraft landed with its gear retracted at Sikorsky Memorial Airport at about 4:30 p.m. At the time of the landing, two people were on board. It is uncertain if anyone was hurt during the landing. The FAA will investigate the cause of the emergency landing.  

  • Man arrested in Killingly after allegedly filming minor undressing in bathroom

    KILLINGLY — A man is in police custody after he was accused of trying to film a minor undressing in a bathroom. Police said that Jeremy Renaud, 33, attempted to capture on film a minor undressing in the bathroom with a cellphone. Before they could undress, the minor found the phone which was propped up and actively recording them. Renaud was arrested on October 14 by police. He was being charged with one count of risk of injury to a […]

  • Authorities: Small, private plane that took off from Danbury airport, crashes off the Hamptons

    WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y.  — Authorities on Long Island say a small private plane carrying three people crashed into the ocean Saturday several miles off the Hamptons. New York State Police say in a press release that one body has been recovered. Assistant Chief Kevin Raynor of the Westhampton Beach Fire Department says witnesses reported the plane hurtling down into the ocean off the village of Quogue. The aircraft hit the water around 11 a.m. Coast Guard Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier […]

  • Watertown police searching for woman in connection with armed robbery

    WATERTOWN — Police are looking a suspected woman who is believed to have committed an armed robbery Saturday. Police said that the robbery happened around 10:20 a.m. at the Checkers Food Store at the intersection of Falls Avenue and Sunnyside Avenue. A White or Hispanic woman entered the store wearing grey sweatpants, a dark sweatshirt, a white towel covering her head under a winter hat and large sunglasses. The woman approached the clerk, showed them a large knife and threatened […]

  • Anthem and Bethany Lions Club to host ‘Bethany Fall Clean Up Day 2018’ on October 20

    BETHANY —  In response to the destructive tornadoes felt earlier this year, the Bethany Lions Club and Anthem have partnered up to host “Bethany Fall Clean Up Day 2018.” The event will be held on October 20 from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Volunteers will be given safety vests, garbage bags and gloves. Those supplies will be handed out at Bethany Town Hall on Friday night from 4 -7 p.m. After the clean up, all the volunteers will meet at […]

  • Lion Heart committed to finding a cure for breast cancer

    HARTFORD — The Lion Heart Fund for Cancer Research which is partnered with Yale-New Haven Hospital, is committed to finding a cure for breast cancer. Kathleen van Rijn and her six sisters founded Lion Heart after her 2006 breast cancer diagnosis. The sisters began their goal to rid the world of breast cancer by first walking in the New York Susan G Komen Race for the Cure.  That then expanded into Lion Heart. The organization hosts a variety of events […]