• Newington October 4, 2022 6:25 pm

    Friends, Co-Workers Remember Newington Officer After His Sudden Death

    Friends and colleagues are remembering Officer Alan Tancreti as a kind and generous person.

  • Newington October 4, 2022 6:26 pm

    Newington Police Officer Remembered as Educator, Coach

    To some, he was a hockey coach. “He was positive. He was energetic. He was funny,” said North Haven Director of Athletics Steve Blumenthal. To others, a loyal colleague. “You could always trust him. You could always work with him. He was always going to be there for you,” said Newington Police Sgt. Ryan Deane. But above all else, Officer…

  • Newington August 11, 2022 8:09 pm

    Newington Man Posthumously Named Honorary Police Officer

    A Newington man is being posthumously honored as a police officer following his brave battle with cancer. “He touched so many lives in his short life,” Jack Bishop’s mother Kathy said. Jack passed away last week after a rough, two-year battle with cancer. He was 24 years old. “He fought and he was so brave and was amazing and an…

  • Newington August 11, 2022 5:15 pm

    Newington Man Posthumously Named Honorary Police Officer

    Just days after 24-year-old Jack Bishop died of cancer, the Newington Police Department made him an honorary police officer.

  • Newington July 14, 2022 5:05 pm

    Bullet Fired Into Bedroom of 9-Year-Old Child in Newington: Police

    A bullet shot into a home in Newington Wednesday night ended up hitting the bed of a 9-year-old child, according to police. The incident happened around 11 p.m. on John Street. Police say someone shot into a home and the bullet entered the child’s bedroom, actually passing through the bed frame. The child, nor anyone else was injured by...

  • Newington July 12, 2022 10:18 pm

    Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed at Gunpoint in Newington: Police

    Newington Police are investigating after a pizza delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint Saturday evening. Officials said the reported robbery happened on Turkey Hill Road and two men allegedly displayed a silver handgun at the driver. One of the men involved in the robbery is described as being 5-foot-11, skinny build, wearing a red-hooded sweatshirt with medium-length curly black hair….

  • missing man June 23, 2022 4:08 pm

    Police Look for Missing 88-Year-Old Man From Newington

    A Silver Alert has been issued for a 88-year-old man that’s been reported missing out of Newington. Police said Henry Blazuk was last seen leaving his home at 8 a.m. on Wednesday. He hasn’t been seen or heard from since. Blazuk was last seen driving his 2015 white Toyota Rav 4 with CT registration AA42653. Authorities said he has grey…

  • Newington April 16, 2022 10:32 pm

    Crash Closes Part of Berlin Turnpike in Newington

    Newington Police said part of Berlin Turnpike is closed because of a motor vehicle accident. Officials said the road is closed in the area of Kitts Lane and Main Street. The crash happened on the southbound side of the road. It’s unclear if there are any injuries. No additional information was immediately available.

  • Local police April 14, 2022 8:28 pm

    Connecticut Police Use App ‘Atlas One' to Send Out Safety Alerts

     A new alert system used by police departments across the country is now in Connecticut.  Some Connecticut police departments are increasing communications with an app called ‘Atlas One.’  The new technology is designed to send notifications, alerting people of nearby incidents. It also allows users to engage with police departments via phone, email, website and other social media platforms.  ...

  • Local police April 14, 2022 6:13 pm

    Some Local Police Departments Turning to App to Notify the Public

    Some Connecticut police departments, such as Newington and Manchester, are now using the Atlas1 app as a tool to communicate with the public.

  • Newington February 28, 2022 10:05 am

    Police ID 2 Killed in 4-Vehicle Crash on Route 175 in Newington

    Police have identified two people who were killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Route 175 in Newington on Sunday morning. Officers said the four-vehicle crash happened shortly after 9:30 a.m. on East Cedar Street, also known as Route 175. Investigators have identified the two people who died as 61-year-old Mark Steiner, of East Hampton; and 29-year-old Alexis Soto, of Wethersfield….

  • Newington February 28, 2022 5:08 am

    2 Killed in Crash on Route 175 in Newington

    Two people have died after a multi-vehicle crash on Route 175 in Newington on Sunday morning. Police said the crash happened shortly after 9:30 a.m. on East Cedar Street, also known as Route 175. The road was closed from Route 5 to Hawley Street. It has since reopened. The Midstate Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating the incident.

  • Newington August 2, 2021 11:27 am

    Newington Requiring Face Masks in Town Buildings

    Newington is requiring face masks at town hall, the police department, community center and library.

  • Newington August 2, 2021 1:05 pm

    Masks Now Required in Newington Town Buildings, Fireworks Postponed

    ‘Mask Required’ signs were posted on the entrances to Newington Town Hall, police department, community center, and library on Monday. As of Monday August 2, 2021, town leaders started mandating masks inside for both vaccinated and unvaccinated people. Gary Toubman, who lives in Newington, said he is all for it. “We have town officials who listen to the public health…

  • Newington January 10, 2021 5:58 pm

    Officials Find No Threat to Public After Swatting Incident in Newington

    There is no threat to the public after officials received a call indicating there was a shooting at a Newington home, according to Mayor Beth DelBuono. The incident happened on Church Street. DelBuono said there was no shooting and the call was a swatting incident. An NBC CT crew observed a heavy police presence at the home early Sunday evening….

  • Newington police January 7, 2021 9:02 am

    Crash Closes Part of Berlin Turnpike in Newington

    The southbound lanes of the Berlin Turnpike in Newington are closed after a multi-vehicle crash. Newington police posted on social media that the southbound lanes of the Berlin Turnpike are closed at Pascone Place and drivers should expect delays.

  • Police Accountability July 23, 2020 11:40 am

    ‘Back the Blue' Rally to Take Place in Hartford

    A rally opposing legislative bill LCO NO. 3471 “an act concerning police accountability” is being held today at the state capitol. The 10 a.m. ‘Back the Blue’ rally organizers say, the bill is attempting to strip Connecticut police officers of the ability to serve and protect citizens. “The bill will put the safety of the police and the public more…

  • Police Accountability July 22, 2020 11:30 pm

    Rallies Before Lawmakers Debate Police Reforms

    On Thursday lawmakers will gavel in a Special Session which will start in the House.

  • Police Accountability July 22, 2020 11:31 pm

    Rallies Before Lawmakers Debate Police Reforms

    The governor laid out several things for them to tackle, including some related to the pandemic and the current national police protests. There were some heated moments as dueling groups rallied at Mill Pond Park in Newington on Wednesday. On one side: people holding signs saying Black Lives Matter and calling for reforms to police. “Police brutality is a big…

  • Newington July 12, 2020 2:50 pm

    Motorcyclist Hit By Truck During Motorcycle Procession in Newington: Police

    A motorcyclist was hit by a truck while a large group of motorcycles he was with was driving on the Berlin Turnpike in Newington. The incident occurred at the intersection of East Robbins Avenue and the Berlin Turnpike on Sunday afternoon. There was “miscommunication at the intersection” which ultimately led to the man being hit by the truck, according to…

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