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Man Tries to Get Away from Police on Dirt Bike: Cops
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Man Tries to Get Away from Police on Dirt Bike: Cops

A man tried to get away from Plainfield police on a dirt bike and rode right into the side of a police cruiser, according to police. The man again tried to get away and police shot him with a stun gun. Read »

2 hours ago
Shots Fired in New Haven, Police Investigating

Shots Fired in New Haven, Police Investigating

Police are investigating after several gunshots were fired on Kensington Street in New Haven early Friday morning. Read »

3 hours ago
Motorcycle Crash Closed Route 15 for Hours

Motorcycle Crash Closed Route 15 for Hours

Part of Route 15 in Wethersfield was closed for around six hours after a serious crash that involved... Read »

3 hours ago
Missing Waterford Teen Home Safe

Missing Waterford Teen Home Safe

Sixteen-year-old Amy Torpey, who went missing from the Oakville section of Watertown earlier this month, is... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Ridgefield Mom Raises Awareness of Heatstroke in Kids

Ridgefield Mom Raises Awareness of Heatstroke in Kids

The mother of a Ridgefield boy who died after being left in a hot car has started a blog to raise awareness... Watch »

35 minutes ago
Man Rapes Hartford Woman in Front of Her Grandchild: Courant

Man Rapes Hartford Woman in Front of Her Grandchild: Courant

A 41-year-old man who court records show has had numerous run-ins with the law is facing charges after... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Newington Residents Fight Construction at Town Park

Newington Residents Fight Construction at Town Park

Signs, shirts and social media are just the beginning – Newington residents are doing everything they can to protect... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
City Steps in to Fix Dismal Conditions at Waterbury Condos

City Steps in to Fix Dismal Conditions at Waterbury Condos

"For rent" and "for auction" signs outside Bradley Gardens condominiums in Waterbury reveal all... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
East Haven Town Employee Says Mayor Sexually Harassed Her

East Haven Town Employee Says Mayor Sexually Harassed Her

An East Haven town employee has filed a complaint against Mayor Joseph Maturo claiming that he sexually harassed her... Watch »

3 hours ago
Special Needs Children Learn Water Sports

Special Needs Children Learn Water Sports

The waves were big at Freedom Splash on Thursday, said Oliver Brock of Danbury, but that just means... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Police Arrest Brooklyn Armed Robbery Suspect

Police Arrest Brooklyn Armed Robbery Suspect

State police have arrested a suspect in the armed robbery of a Brooklyn gas station in May. Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Bridgeport Police Search for Burglary Suspect

Bridgeport Police Search for Burglary Suspect

Bridgeport police are searching for the man who robbed a business on Boston Avenue on Sunday. Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Hamden Bank Robbed at Gunpoint

Hamden Bank Robbed at Gunpoint

Police are searching for the men who robbed a Hamden bank at gunpoint Thursday afternoon. Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Cheshire Residents Tried to Sell Stolen Guitars: Police

Cheshire Residents Tried to Sell Stolen Guitars: Police

Police in New York have arrested two young men from Cheshire who were allegedly trying to sell guitars stolen from a... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Rock Cats Player Gets Promoted to Twins

Rock Cats Player Gets Promoted to Twins

Minor league all-star and Rock Cats phenom Kennys Vargas is saying goodbye to Connecticut – and hello to the... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Bridgeport Man Robs Pizza Delivery Driver: Cops

Bridgeport Man Robs Pizza Delivery Driver: Cops

Police say a 21-year-old Bridgeport man placed an order from Domino’s, and when the delivery driver showed up,... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
New London Mayor Places Police Chief on Leave

New London Mayor Places Police Chief on Leave

The mayor of New London has placed the police chief on administrative leave and ordered an investigation into... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Hebron Native Gave Teens Liquor Before Fatal Crash: Police

Hebron Native Gave Teens Liquor Before Fatal Crash: Police

A 21-year-old Hebron native is accused of giving liquor to two teens in Maine before they died in a crash... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Police Seek Witnesses to Crash that Injured Teen on Scooter

Police Seek Witnesses to Crash that Injured Teen on Scooter

Police are looking for witnesses to a crash that badly injured a 17-year-old who was riding a scooter in... Read »

3 hours ago
New Britain Man Accused of Child Porn Possession

New Britain Man Accused of Child Porn Possession

State police arrested a New Britain man accused of sharing child pornography online. Read »

Jul 31, 2014
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