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  • Cooling centers open around the state

    The heat wave is expected to continue Wednesday, with temperatures forecasted to reach into the 90’s. As temperatures rise so does your risk for heat related illness. Here’s what you’ll need to remember to keep you and your family safe during the heat and humidity. • Limit strenuous activity outside during the hottest part of the day. • If you have to work outside, try to take frequent breaks and get into air conditioning. • Try to limit your time […]

  • Cooling centers open across the state

    HARTFORD – With tropical temperatures forecast above 90 degrees this weekend, towns opened cooling centers across the state. The towns listed below will open designated cooling centers. If your town isn’t listed, please note that libraries, senior centers and other public locations are good places to cool off. More information may be found here. For other tips on beating the heat, from the CDC, click here. Bloomfield The Alvin & Beatrice Wood Human Services Center 330 Park Avenue Hours: 9 a.m. to […]

  • Pedestrian seriously injured after suspected drunk driver strikes her in Bristol

    BRISTOL — A woman suffered serious head injuries after being hit by a car on Thursday night  between Pine street and Emmett street  just after 10 p.m. Police said they were called to the area where they found 50-year-old Joyce Reagan-Walsh, of Bristol on the ground with serious head injuries.   Police said Walsh was hit by a car driven by 21-year-old, Marissa Rosner while she was walking on Pine Street. After a preliminary investigation, police arrested the Rosner for driving under the influence. […]

  • Police warn drivers to watch for bears after one was killed on I-84

    NEW BRITAIN — Connecticut State Police are warning drivers to watch out for bears after one was struck and killed on I-84. Police say the bear was struck early Tuesday on the eastbound side of I-84 in New Britain. State troopers  and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responded to the scene and removed the bear from the area. Police are advising drivers to watch out for bears, deer and other wildlife warning they can cause serious injury to drivers and passenger and  damage to a […]

  • Quinnipiac student killed in Milford, Mass. car crash

    MILFORD, Mass. –  A Quinnipiac University  student was killed after a car she was in crashed into a pole Sunday night. Jacqueline Gray, 19,  was transported to UMass Worcester Hospital where she passed away on Monday due to her injuries.  Gray was an undergraduate student majoring in psychology at Quinnipiac. She was a member of the Quinnipiac’s Ice Cats, who are hockey cheerleaders on skates. She had been named to  the dean’s list. Police responded around 10:00 p.m. after the car crashed into a utility pole on Congress Street in […]

  • Two teens arrested after crash involving stolen car in Vernon

    VERNON – Police said two teenage boys were arrested after a crash involving a stolen car early Wednesday. According to police, the suspects were arrested after driving the stolen car and hitting a guardrail on Windsor Avenue near the intersection of Union Street around 1:15 a.m. The car was totaled but the driver and passengers were not injured, police said.  Two teenage girls were also in the car but have not been charged. Authorities believe the car was stolen from Manchester and are investigating whether or […]

  • Police in East Lyme respond to 3 opioid overdoses in one week

    EAST LYME- In the last seven days, police in East Lyme have responded to three opioid related overdoses. Narcan, a medication that reverses the effects of opioids, was administered by emergency crews at two of the three incidents. The police are working to address the epidemic of opioid use and abuse in Connecticut. New Haven police confirmed Monday that 17 people in the city were poisoned by fentanyl, a synthetic opioid. An additional three died from drug overdoses last week. Four of the 17 remain […]

  • Police search for suspect after stolen car crash in Enfield

    ENFIELD – A suspect is on the run after a police chase  in Enfield. The chase started after the driver failed to stop at a stop sign. A police officer attempted to pull the driver over, but the driver refused to stop. The chase ended when the suspect’s car, which was later reported as a stolen vehicle, hit a tree in the area of Town Farm Road and Broad Brook Road. Police said the suspect got out of the car and fled […]

  • Pedestrian struck, killed in Derby

    DERBY — Derby police reported a man was killed after being struck by a car Thursday night. The accident happened on Route 34 eastbound near Chapel Street in Derby shortly before midnight. Emergency crews were called to the scene and but the victim died on the way to Yale-New Haven Hospital.  Police identified the victim as a 57 year-old man, but his name has not yet been released. Route 34 was closed for around three hours but has since reopened. According to police, after the preliminary investigation, the driver does […]

  • South Windsor police arrest suspect in theft of iPhones worth $12,000 from Apple store

    SOUTH WINDSOR – South Windsor Police arrested a Massachusetts man in connection with the theft of $12,000 of iPhones from the Apple Store and he may be tied to cases in other states. Ralehk Martin, 19, of Dedham, Massachusetts, was arrested June 6 for February incident in which several suspects stole 20 cell phones from an Apple Store at Evergreen Walk. The smart phones are valued at close to $12,000, according to police. During the course of the investigation, South Windsor police learned from detectives […]

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