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  • State Troopers, concerned residents save pig from crossing busy road in Colebrook

    COLEBROOK — These rescuers really did save the bacon! State Troopers from Troop B responded to Colebrook River Road Saturday night on calls of a pig getting close to the traffic. With the help of a few good Samaritans, the troopers were able to lead the pig away from the road. The pig was not harmed and was returned safely to its owner. State Police thanked the residents who help saved this pig from becoming just another ham sandwich.

  • Naugatuck police launch internal investigation involving lieutenant’s Facebook videos

    NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police launched an internal investigation Sunday involving one of their lieutenant’s “concerning” videos posted to Facebook. The videos, obtained by Hearst Connecticut Media, show Lt. Bryan Cammarata, the department’s public information officer, donning a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement hat and commenting that he has been having a lot of luck recently getting to front of lines at stores, the DMV and other businesses in Waterbury. In another video he discusses a going into a coffee shop […]

  • Hartford Yard Goats hold National Anthem tryouts

    HARTFORD — It may be the middle of February but some people have baseball on their mind. The Hartford Yard Goats held tryouts for the National Anthem Saturday. The tryouts were open to singers of all ages from 9 a.m. – 12 a.m. at Dunkin’ Donuts Park. The Yard Goats 2019 home opener will be on Thursday, April 11 at 7:05 PM against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats at Dunkin’ Donuts Park. Season tickets, ticket packages, hospitality, and group tickets […]

  • Silver Alerts issued for missing group of siblings from Waterbury

    WATERBURY — Police are searching for three  young children that went missing Saturday. Officers are asking the public to be on the lookout for 2 year-old Maryah Matthew, 5 year-old Dylan McGrath, and 7 year-old Maddison McGrath who are all siblings. Maryah Matthew is described as African-American girl with black hair and brown eyes. Dylan McGrath is described as African-American boy with brown hair and green eyes. He is about 4 foot tall and 50 lbs. Police said that Maddison […]

  • Target recalls toddler Unicorn boots due to choking hazard

    Target announced on February 12, a recall on Cat & Jack Unicorn “Chiara” Boots from their stores. According the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision (CPSC) the horn on the boot can detach, which could pose as a choking hazard to children. Buyers of the boots are being advised by the CPSC to return the boots to any Target Store for a full refund. The recall includes boot sizes 1 and 5-13. Customers can call Target at  800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to […]

  • Cromwell Superintendent, Asst. Superintendent resign after misconduct investigation

    CROMWELL — Superintendent, John Maloney, and Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Krista Karch, of Cromwell schools both resigned following a misconduct investigation. Board of Education Chairman, Mike Camilleri, accepted both resignations Wednesday and said in a written statement, that the board is deeply saddened by the circumstances that led to these actions. The investigation stemmed from an anonymous allegation of misconduct. Camilleri said the board not know who is the person who made the allegation. Camilleri continued in the statement by saying the […]

  • Yearbook photo shows Baton Rouge police officers dressed in blackface for undercover operation

    BATON ROUGE — More than 25 years ago, two Baton Rouge police officers wore blackface for an undercover operation. This week, the Louisiana city’s police chief apologized after a photograph of the officers from a department yearbook surfaced online. The photograph from 1993 showed two white officers in blackface wearing sunglasses with the caption “Soul brothers.” One officer had his arms crossed; the other made hand signs. The image first surfaced in the Rouge Collection, a local news site, according to The […]

  • Multiple departments respond to house fire in New Milford

    NEW MILFORD — Multiple departments responded to a house fire in New Milford on Sunday. Firefighters said that they were alerted of a fire that broke out around 2 p.m. in the Candlewood Lake Road northern neighborhood. When firefighters arrived on scene, all the people in the house had evacuated but heavy fire was coming from the front of the home. An “all call” was sent out bringing help from Northville Fire Department, Gaylordsville Fire Department, and New Milford Community Ambulance. Additional help […]

  • UConn professor wins Grammy for Best Classical Compendium

    LOS ANGELES — UCONN! HUSKIES!!! The 61st Grammys added a UConn professor to its winners list Sunday. Professor Kenneth Fuchs took home the golden gramophone in the Best Classical Compendium category for his album, “Piano Concerto “Spiritualist’/Poems of life/ Glacier/Rush.” UConn tweeted Sunday congratulating Fuchs on the win. Huge congratulations to @UConnArts music professor @KennethFuchs who took home a Grammy tonight in the prestigious “Best Classical Compendium” category! @naxosrecords @RecordingAcad pic.twitter.com/UwhHM1SLCP — UConn (@UConn) February 10, 2019

  • Stranded baby seal rescued off of New London beach

    NEW LONDON — A seal was rescued Sunday after it was found stranded on a beach. The animal control officer responded (ACO) to Ocean Beach Park around 1 p.m. on calls  of a stranded seal. According the to New London Police Facebook post, the baby seal was found by ACO Kelly Duso and arrangements were made with Mystic Aquarium for further care of the animal.

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