• north haven February 12, 2024 4:29 pm

    14-year-old girl dragged by vehicle in North Haven

    A 14-year-old girl was seriously hurt after being dragged by a vehicle in North Haven on Sunday. Police said they were called to a home at about 5 p.m. Officers said the teen was taken to the hospital for treatment. The girl told police that she had been dragged by a vehicle driven by a 15-year-old. It’s unknown if...

  • north haven February 8, 2024 8:18 pm

    Man accused of stealing $500K worth of flooring materials in North Haven

    A man has been arrested after allegedly stealing close to $500,000 worth of flooring materials, according to North Haven police. Authorities said Jhon Escobar, 47, of West Haven, was a subcontractor for a local flooring company. Investigators determined that Escobar stole a large amount of flooring materials over the course of several years. Detectives obtained a search warrant for a…

  • north haven January 27, 2024 8:37 am

    Injuries reported in hit-and-run crash on I-91 in North Haven

    Injuries are being reported after a multi-car crash on Interstate 91 South in North Haven on Friday night. The state Department of Transportation said three lanes of traffic were closed. The entire highway was closed at one point, but has since reopened. The crash was reported at about 9:30 p.m. Fire officials said that crash happened near exits 11 and…

  • north haven January 25, 2024 10:30 pm

    Teen arrested after stealing backpack with $35K in cash in North Haven

    A 17-year-old has been arrested for allegedly running off with a backpack full of $35,000 in cash in North Haven. Police said they were notified of two thefts that happened Tuesday afternoon on Universal Drive. A purse was snatched after being mistakenly left unattended in a shopping cart. Then, a backpack with thousands of dollars inside was stolen. Investigators identified…

  • Autism Awareness January 19, 2024 5:55 pm

    North Haven police join Linked Autism Safety Project

    “We have a handful of different fidget toys that can be available for the individual to use,” Ashley McClain, of Linked Autism, said. Out of a small vinyl drawstring backpack, she pulled different types of tools for North Haven police officers responding to calls involving people with autism and special needs. “We also have a sensory sock. And this you…

  • Autism Awareness January 19, 2024 5:26 pm

    Program teaches first responders how to better interact with people with autism

    The North Haven Police Department is working with a North Branford mom to help first responders learn more about people with autism.

  • north haven January 16, 2024 3:55 pm

    Crash leaves tractor-trailer hanging off of I-91 South overpass in North Haven

    A crash on Interstate 91 South in North Haven left a tractor-trailer hanging off of an overpass Tuesday morning. Firefighters responded to multiple crashes in the area. State police said the tractor-trailer hit the bridge just before Exit 12. The southbound lanes of the highway were closed at the Pool Road overpass. The Dept. of Transportation (DOT) and Department of…

  • north haven January 15, 2024 10:44 am

    Citgo employee in North Haven robbed at gunpoint

    An employee of a Citgo station in North Haven was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning. Police said a masked male with a gun robbed an employee at the Citgo at 490 Washington Ave, early Sunday morning. The robber was dressed in black and ran to a sedan that was waiting on Bradley Street, police said. Anyone who has information…

  • north haven December 31, 2023 1:55 pm

    5 men involved in Middletown home invasion arrested after crash in North Haven: police

    Five men who were involved in a home invasion in Middletown on Saturday morning have been arrested after a police pursuit and crash in North Haven, according to police. Officers were called to the Wilcox Apartments on Main Street around 10:20 a.m. after getting a report of a suspected home invasion. A caller reported seeing multiple masked men knocking on…

  • new haven December 22, 2023 5:47 pm

    Last-minute shoppers pack stores as Christmas weekend arrives

    Shoppers were out in full force Friday looking for last-minute deals and filling out their Christmas lists before the weekend.

  • traffic alert December 12, 2023 6:32 pm

    I-91 reopens after rollover crash near North Haven-Wallingford line

    Interstate 91 North has reopened at the North Haven-Wallingford line after a rollover crash Tuesday afternoon. Connecticut State Police said they were called to the area of exit 13 at about 2:35 p.m. A car crashed and may have caught fire, according to troopers. Police said there may be injuries, but couldn’t provide the extent. The center and right lanes…

  • north haven December 12, 2023 9:40 pm

    Multiple injuries reported in Route 15 crash in North Haven

    Multiple injuries are reported in a crash that closed part of Route 15 North in North Haven Tuesday afternoon. State police said there was a two-vehicle crash near exit 63 at 2:15 p.m. Fire officials said a car rolled over on top of the guardrail, and the people inside were stuck. The extent of injuries is unknown. The road has…

  • north haven December 10, 2023 2:12 pm

    Over 1,500 vehicles participating in street takeover close busy area in North Haven

    Over a thousand vehicles that were participating in a street takeover closed down a busy area in North Haven on Saturday night. Police said over 1,500 vehicles arrived on Universal Drive to participate in a street takeover around 8 p.m. The vehicles were reportedly from multiple states. According to police, there were spectators lining Universal Drive to watch while the…

  • north haven December 10, 2023 10:41 am

    Body found near stream in North Haven

    An investigation is underway after a body was found near a stream in North Haven this weekend. Police said a resident of Shawmut Avenue found a body in a culver near a stream that runs from the road to a wooded area on Saturday around 2:30 p.m. According to investigators, the body appears to be a man in his 30s….

  • north haven December 8, 2023 9:17 am

    Police respond to vehicle rollover on I-91 in North Haven

    A vehicle rolled over on Interstate 91 in North Haven on Friday morning and possible injuries have been reported. State police said a vehicle rolled over on I-91 South, near exit 9, around 8 a.m. Possible injuries have been reported and EMS was called. Crews from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection have responded because of a fuel…

  • north haven November 22, 2023 10:03 am

    Minor injuries after crash on Route 5 in North Haven

    Police are asking people to avoid a busy stretch of Washington Avenue, Route 5, in North Haven after a crash Wednesday morning. Police said a van pulled onto Washington Avenue in the area of 345 Washington Ave. and hit a car around 8:30 a.m. One person was taken to the hospital to be treated for a minor injury, police said….

  • new haven November 8, 2023 5:13 pm

    4 suspects in custody after firing shots at New Haven officers during chase: police

    Suspects opened fire on New Haven police officers Tuesday night before finally being captured in North Haven, according to police. The incident began around 9:30 p.m. in the area of Hamilton Street and Grand Avenue after police were notified of gunfire in the area. Plain-clothes officers were in the area and saw a vehicle take off from where the gunfire…

  • north haven November 7, 2023 1:40 pm

    Scooter driver in critical condition after crash in North Haven

    The driver of a scooter is in critical condition after the scooter and an SUV collided in North Haven on Monday night. Police said the crash happened at the intersection of Quinnipiac and Montowese avenues at 5 p.m. The scooter driver suffered serious and head and leg injuries and is in critical condition at the ICU, police said. Members of…

  • north haven October 18, 2023 7:02 pm

    Police issue warning about dozens of car burglaries in North Haven

    Police in North Haven are warning residents to be cautious after more than 45 car burglaries were reported in town over the past week. The police department said thieves appear to be smashing car windows looking for valuable items. A total of 46 reported robberies have been happening throughout town in both commercial parking lots and residential neighborhoods, according to…

  • north haven September 21, 2023 1:34 pm

    Days after shelves were nearby empty, donors deliver for North Haven animal shelter

    The Animal Haven in North Haven made a plea earlier this week for help to feed the animals in its care as more and more animals have been surrendered – and wow, did people answer the call! And the Animal Haven is so very grateful. On Monday, the shelter was almost out of food and “sinking like the Titanic.” Michelle…

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