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  • Norwich Free Academy Thanksgiving football start time moved due to safety concerns

    NORWICH — Officials announced Wednesday that the Thanksgiving Day Norwich Free Academy New London high school football game time start has been changed due to  safety concerns. In statement sent by city of Norwich, there has been a growing concern due to the recent conflict between citizens from both cities. This concern prompted the start time change. Instead of that Thursday, the 158th meeting between the two teams will meet on November at 1 p.m. The game was originally scheduled […]

  • Brent’s Got Your Back: Holiday Travel and shopping tips

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  • Arrest warrant: Firefighter said state police sergeant was ‘definitely hammered’ after crash

    SOUTHBURY — A Connecticut state police sergeant was arrested Tuesday in connection with a crash. John McDonald is facing multiple charges including second degree assault with a motor vehicle, driving while under the influence, and reckless driving. McDonald has been on administrative suspension on since November 14. He has been a member of the state police for 13 years. The crash happened in September and involved two cars. According to the accident report, the mother and daughter inside the other […]

  • Silver Alert resolved for missing 3 year-old out of Waterford

    WATERFORD –A Silver Alert was resolved later that evening for a three-year old that went missing Tuesday night. Police said the child was believed to be with his father, Philip Gilmete. Silver Alerts are issued by law enforcement agencies for missing people of all ages. Amber Alerts are issued for children who are believed to be in danger.

  • Brent’s Got Your Back: Bitcoin scam, fake Kohls coupon

    HARTFORD — On Tuesday’s segment of Brent’s Got Your Back, Brent talked about a Bitcoin scam out of South Windsor and how you can protect yourself from a coupon scam involving Kohl’s. South Windsor police are warning the public about a Bitcoin scam that involves police and banking impersonation. Police say it happened on the November 14, when a woman received a call stating the federal government was looking for her because her social security was being used in taxes. […]

  • Former Norwich counselor sentence to prison for medicaid fraud

    ROCKY HILL — A former Norwich counselor was sentenced to prison Tuesday for Medicaid fraud. Susan Britt,48 of Norwich, will serve two and a half years in prison for billing the government health insurance program for thousands of dollars in fraudulent claims for herself and others. Britt also paid $51,804.77 in restitution back to Medicaid. She relinquished her professional license as a counselor as part as her agreement withe the judge. Britt ran a business called An Inner Peace from […]

  • 2 men arrested in connection with Manchester overdose death

    MANCHESTER — Two men were arrested Monday in connection with an overdose death that happened earlier this year. Police said they responded to a home in the area of Wetherell Street on calls of an unresponsive man who later was identified as Dustin Deschenes,35 of Manchester.  Dustin was pronounced dead at the scene. It was later determined by officials that fentanyl/heroin were contributing factors. Through an investigation, police found that Dustin’s brother, Dylan Deschenes, 33 of Manchester, got the drugs […]

  • Nationwide Operation Santa set to begin

    Operation Santa was announced Monday by the United States Postal Service. Every year thousands of children write letters to Santa varying in their gift selection. Operation Santa allows people and organizations to adopt a letter for those who need a little extra magic during their holiday season. Once a letter is adopted, a person or organization can send a response and thoughtful gifts in Santa’s place. This year, letters sent to Santa from 15 cities across the country are included. […]

  • New Haven Police release 911 tapes from incident of stolen car with kids inside

    NEW HAVEN — Police have released the 911 tapes from an incident where two  young kids were kidnapped when the car they were riding was stolen. The incident happened on November 8 and resulted in two teenagers getting arrested. The mother of the children called police initially to tell police about what had just happened. The mother was picking up a child at the Roberto Clemente Elementary School that evening when the car was stolen. The children were later found […]

  • Person struck by a train causes delays on Metro-North New Haven Line

    NEW HAVEN– The New Haven Line has been delayed due to a person being struck in Pelham/Mt. Vernon East. Metro-Railroad North said that the passengers could experience delays of 30 to 45 minutes. The incident has caused limited track availability/speed restrictions in the area. New Haven Line delays of 30-45 mins due to a person being struck by a train in the vicinity of Pelham/Mt. Vernon East resulting in limited track availability/speed restrictions in the area. — Metro-North Railroad (@MetroNorth) […]

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