Stratford 27 mins ago

Multiple Vehicles Possibly Stolen, Dealership Damaged in Stratford: PD

Police are investigating after multiple vehicles were possibly stolen and a dealership was damaged in Stratford on Sunday morning. Officers said there was a burglary and larceny at Blasius South on Fe...

  • coronavirus in connecticut 6 hours ago

    Middlesex County Reaches CDC Threshold for Indoor Masking

    Middlesex County is the latest county in the state to reach the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommended threshold for universal indoor masking, according to the latest data from the agency’s COVID Data Tracker. Fairfield, Tolland and Windham counties reached the level yesterday and Hartford, New Haven and New London cou...
  • 5 to Watch 7 hours ago

    5 to Watch: Skinner Takes Silver in Vault; Caeleb Dressel Gets Five Gold Medals in Tokyo

    After an exciting week in the pool, the timed swimming events came to an end at the Tokyo Olympics. Caeleb Dressel won his fourth and fifth gold medals in the men’s 50m freestyle event and the 4x100m medley relay, setting an Olympic record in the process. Plus, Suni Lee, MyKayla Skinner, and Jade Carey competed in the individual events......
  • Hartford 16 hours ago

    One Injured in Shooting on Woodland Street in Hartford

    A woman was injured after being struck by gunfire on Woodland Street in Hartford, according to police. Officials said they responded to the area of 354 Woodland St. after an officer was approached by a person suffering from a gunshot wound. A woman in her 50s was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment, authorities said. Her injuries appear ...
  • West Hartford 17 hours ago

    Crews Investigate West Hartford House Fire

    Fire officials are investigating after a fire destroyed a West Hartford home Saturday night. Crews said they responded to a home in the 300 block of South Main Street after receiving a report of blaze inside the home at approximately 8 p.m. Arriving police officers saw fire from the second floor of the home and called in for additional resources&#8...
  • new haven 19 hours ago

    Supporters Cheer Temporary Reprieve of Ecuadorian Immigrant

    Supporters of Nelson Pinos, an Ecuadorian immigrant who first sought sanctuary from a federal deportation order in a New Haven church in 2017, are celebrating his temporary reprieve. The father of three, who has lived in the U.S. for 29 years, learned this week that immigration authorities have granted him a one-year stay and supporters said Saturd...
  • Stratford 20 hours ago

    Injuries Reported After Car Crashes Into Gas Pumps, Catches Fire in Stratford

    The occupants of a car were injured after their car crashed into gas pumps and caught fire in Stratford, crews said. Officials said the crash happened Saturday evening at Citgo gas station on Main Street. Firefighters responding to the scene quickly to put out the blaze with some extension to the pumps, they said. The occupants of the car were&#823...
  • first alert weather 20 hours ago

    Sunny, Comfortable Day for the Last Day of July

    An area of high pressure will bring a sunny and very comfortable day for the final day of July. The average high temperature for the end of July is 85 degrees. Our expected high temperatures for today will stay in the 70s with low humidity. A disturbance swinging through the northeast on Sunday may bring a shower or thunderstorm toward…...
  • shelton 21 hours ago

    Firefighters Rescue Injured Bald Eagle in Shelton

    Shelton firefighers and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials rescued an injured bald eagle near the Housatonic River. Officials from Pine Rock Park assisted DEEP in rescuing the injured bird in the river in the area of Wooster Island. Concerned boaters and people contacted officials after seeing the eagle was in distress. Wit...
  • coronavirus pandemic 22 hours ago

    SUBASE New London Will Re-Implement Health Screenings at Children & Youth Programs

    The Navy’s submarine base in Connecticut is making guests go through health screenings as they re-implement COVID-related policies. Submarine Base New London announced that starting Monday, the Child Development Center and the youth center will require all personnel entering to go through health screenings. This is in addition to the base&#82...
  • west haven 23 hours ago

    Police Arrest Man Accused of Driving on Pedestrian Boardwalk in West Haven

    West Haven police arrested a man who is accused of driving recklessly on a pedestrian boardwalk last week. Officials said they arrested 37-year-old Marcus Galberth after he allegedly drove on the boardwalk in his Jeep Wrangler with complete disregard for pedestrian safety. Shore patrol officers were able to determine the driver’s identity and...
  • race for chase 24 hours ago

    Hundreds of Kids Participate in 8th Annual Race for Chase in Southington

    In Southington, it was a day of remembrance and unity in the community. It’s that passion that is behind the 8th annual Race for Chase. The race is named after Chase Kowalski, who was 7 years old when he passed away in the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Nearly a decade later, his parents and community are continuing to…

  • masks in connecticut Jul 31

    Mask Guidance Divides Parents Heading into New School Year

    With U.S. health officials recommending that children mask up in school this fall, parents and policy makers across the nation have been plunged anew into a debate over whether face coverings should be optional or a mandate. The delta variant of the coronavirus now threatens to upend normal instruction for a third consecutive school year. Some stat...
  • 5 to Watch Jul 31

    5 to Watch: Dressel, Ledecky Take Gold; Race For Title of Fastest Woman in the World

    American swimming stars were back in the pool Friday night with both Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel winning another gold medal. Plus the track and field events were in full swing. The race that crowns the world’s fastest woman took place on Day 8 of the Tokyo Olympic Games. While it is certainly the most high-profile race of the day,…...
  • car thefts Jul 31

    Berlin Police Department Helps Communities Establish Neighborhood Watch Groups

    The Berlin Police Department is working to provide valuable information to homeowners after announcing a substantial uptick in car break-ins and thefts. There is a growing feeling of irritation and violation among Berlin homeowners. “At first it was theft and then they were starting to steal cars so it’s progressively gotten worse,&#822...
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