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Sandy Hook Elementary Dismissed After Bomb Threat
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Sandy Hook Elementary Dismissed After Bomb Threat

Sandy Hook Elementary School in Monroe, Connecticut, was evacuated this morning because of a bomb threat and students were dismissed around noon. Watch »

Oct 1, 2014
2 Enfield Elementary Students Diagnosed With Enterovirus

2 Enfield Elementary Students Diagnosed With Enterovirus

Just a day after Enfield parents learned of a confirmed case of Enterovirus-D68 in the school district, a... Watch »

Oct 2, 2014
Babysitter Staged Plainfield Home Invasion: Police

Babysitter Staged Plainfield Home Invasion: Police

Twenty-four hours after a Plainfield home was ransacked and a bedroom window broken, police said it was all a hoax –... Read »

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Police Respond to East Hartford Armed Robbery

Police Respond to East Hartford Armed Robbery

Police are investigating the armed robbery of an East Hartford convenience store Wednesday night. Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Police Respond to Cromwell Crash

Police Respond to Cromwell Crash

West Street is closed between Washington Road and Franklin Road in Cromwell while authorities respond to a... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Police Nab Suspect in 2 West Haven Armed Robberies

Police Nab Suspect in 2 West Haven Armed Robberies

Police have arrested the man accused of robbing two West Haven shops in June. Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Dangerous Fugitive Commits More Crimes: Police

Dangerous Fugitive Commits More Crimes: Police

Police are still searching for the Massachusetts man accused of raping a child and seriously assaulting a... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Mass. Fugitive Faces N.C. Kidnapping Charges

Mass. Fugitive Faces N.C. Kidnapping Charges

Authorities say 26-year-old Gregory Lewis of Southbridge kidnapped, robbed and assaulted a woman in... Watch »

Oct 1, 2014
Tractor-Trailer Crashes in Middlefield

Tractor-Trailer Crashes in Middlefield

A tractor-trailer driveway was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning after driving too fast and crashing... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Suffield Police Identify Suspected Bank Robber

Suffield Police Identify Suspected Bank Robber

Suffield police have identified the man suspected of holding up a Webster Bank in town and are preparing an arreste... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Chick-fil-A Opens in Brookfield Next Week

Chick-fil-A Opens in Brookfield Next Week

Chick-fil-A will be opening its first stand-alone restaurant in Connecticut in Brookfield on Thursday, Read »

Oct 1, 2014
State Police Investigate High School Soccer Coach

State Police Investigate High School Soccer Coach

State police said they started investigating Jeff Sirois after officials from E.O. Smith High School contacted them... Watch »

Oct 1, 2014
No Anthem Coverage at 5 Local Hospitals as Talks Break Down

No Anthem Coverage at 5 Local Hospitals as Talks Break Down

Failed negotiations between Hartford HealthCare and Anthem have left five Connecticut hospitals out of network... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Woman, Toddler Hide While Intruder Ransacks Home

Woman, Toddler Hide While Intruder Ransacks Home

Police are investigating after someone broke into a Plainfield home and ransacked the residence Tuesday night while... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations, School Dismissal

Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations, School Dismissal

Buildings near an old factory building at 200 West Main Street in Vernon were evacuated early Wednesday... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Family Plans 1-Year Memorial in DC Shooting Death

Family Plans 1-Year Memorial in DC Shooting Death

The family of a Stamford woman who was shot in her car in Washington, D.C., will protest on the one-year anniversary... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Crash Causes Closures on I-84 in West Hartford

Crash Causes Closures on I-84 in West Hartford

The exit 43 off-ramp on Interstate 84 eastbound has been shut down for most of the afternoon after a tractor-trailer... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
West Hartford Daycare Evacuated for Small Oven Fire

West Hartford Daycare Evacuated for Small Oven Fire

A daycare inside the Elmwood Community Center has been evacuated because of an oven fire. Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Man Electrocuted While Trying to Steal Copper Wires: Cops

Man Electrocuted While Trying to Steal Copper Wires: Cops

A copper thief was electrocuted while he attempted to steal copper wires former public housing apartments in... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Suspects Defraud UI Using Children's Names: Cops

Suspects Defraud UI Using Children's Names: Cops

Police arrested two people who fraudulently obtained electrical services from United Illuminating Company by falsely... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
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