• shelton Jun 14

    Police ID Gunshot Victim Found Dead in Shelton Hotel Parking Lot

    Police have identified the 23-year-old man that was shot and killed at a hotel in Shelton late Saturday night. Police responded to the Marriott Residence Inn at 1001 Bridgeport Avenue just after 11:30 p.m. for the report of someone shot in the hotel’s parking lot. Officers said 23-year-old Ivan Whyte, of Bridgeport, was pronounced dead at the scene. According to…

  • shelton May 4

    Crews Put Out Fire at Home in Shelton

    Dozens of firefighters worked to put out a house fire in Shelton on Monday. The fire happened just before 4 p.m. on Long Hill Drive. When crews arrived, the home was found to be well involved in fire, they said. Firefighters fought the blaze from the exterior and several hoses were used to control the fire. The blaze was placed…

  • shelton Mar 15

    Crews Battle Large Brush Fire in Shelton

    Fire crews battled a large brush fire in Shelton Sunday night as the state remains under a “Red Flag Warning” due to very dry conditions. Crews said they received several 911 calls reporting a large brush fire in the woods between Old Stratford Road and Partridge Lane at approximately 7:20 p.m. When firefighters arrived, they saw the fire deep in…

  • shelton Mar 2

    Missing 91-Year-Old Shelton Woman Found Safe

    A 91-year-old woman reported missing from Shelton Tuesday morning has been found safe, according to police. Luise Lichtenberg was reported missing around 8 a.m. Tuesday morning in the downtown Shelton area. She was located Tuesday afternoon and was unharmed, police said.

  • shelton Jan 29

    Man Arrested After Robbing 3 People at Gunpoint in Downtown Shelton With Child in Car: Police

    A man was arrested after being accused of robbing three people in the downtown Shelton area with a 4-year-old in the car, police said. Officials said the robberies happened at approximately 9 p.m. Brandon Lasky, 29, reportedly robbed an employee leaving work at Caloroso Restaurant. The employee told police that Lasky approached him with a semi-automatic pistol and demanded money….

  • shelton Jan 6

    Silver Alert Issued for 3-Year-Old Missing From Shelton for Over a Week

    Connecticut State Police have issued a Silver Alert for a 3-year-old who has been missing for over a week. Authorities said Michael Hicks Jr. has been missing from Shelton since Sunday, December 27. Investigators did not release details about who Hicks was last seen with. Hicks is 3-feet tall and weighs 30 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes….

  • coronavirus in connecticut Nov 10, 2020

    Shelton Public Schools Move to Remote Learning Until At Least January

    Amidst a spread of the coronavirus that’s causing safety and staffing concerns, Shelton Public Schools are moving all schools to distance learning until January 1, the district announced Tuesday. An update on how the district will proceed in January will come out in December, school officials said. Shelton, like much of the state, has seen an increase in coronavirus cases….

  • coronavirus Nov 10, 2020

    Masks Protect Wearer and Others From COVID-19: CDC Report

    A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that wearing a face mask can protect the wearer as well as others from the spread of COVID-19. The agency has previously stated that wearing masks may help prevent people who have COVID-19 from spreading the virus to others who may be nearby.

  • shelton Oct 30, 2020

    Man Killed After Crash in Shelton

    A person has died after a single-car crash on Route 8 in Shelton Thursday afternoon. Officials were dispatched to the area of exit 12 on Route 8 southbound just after 5 p.m. for reports of a crash. According to troopers on scene, 46-year-old Demar Thompson, lost control of his vehicle, veered off the road into a wooded area where his…

  • shelton Oct 20, 2020

    Bus Driver Shortage Affecting Several School Bus Routes in Shelton

    Parents of children on certain school bus routes in Shelton are being asked to bring their children to school and to pick them up because of a shortage of bus drivers and the impact on some bus routes. Dr. Beth Smith, the interim superintendent of schools in Shelton, said Shelton Student Transportation Services notified her Tuesday morning that they have…

  • shelton Oct 20, 2020

    Bus Driver Shortage Causes Problems in Shelton

    Some parents in Shelton have been asked to drive their children to school this week due to a shortage of bus drivers.

  • schools Oct 19, 2020

    Schools Make Adjustments to Keep Drama Programs Going

    Some Connecticut schools are coming up with creative ways to make sure the show goes on for drama clubs and other arts programs.

  • shelton Sep 28, 2020

    Man Accused of Vandalizing Trump Campaign Signs in Shelton

    Police have arrested a man who is accused of vandalizing Donald Trump campaign signs in Shelton on Friday. Early Friday morning, police said 31-year-old Taylor Dyrek, of Shelton, spray painted the word “dump” above Trump’s name on two signs in the White Hills section of town. Dyrek was caught by a citizen on his way home from work, police...

  • shelton Sep 28, 2020

    Mixed Use Building in Shelton Damaged After Fire

    A mixed use building in Shelton is damaged after a fire on Monday morning. Crews were called to the fire on Howe Avenue and firefighters said they found heavy smoke when they arrived. The fire was in the basement of the three-floor mixed use building, fire officials said. The building has both commercial and residential uses. According to fire officials,…

  • shelton Sep 13, 2020

    Police ID Mother, Son Found Dead in Shelton Home

    Police have identified the mother and son who were found dead inside of a home in Shelton on Saturday. Officers were called to do a welfare check at a home on Sorghum Road around 3:30 p.m. When police arrived, they said they found two people dead inside of the home. Authorities have identified the bodies as 79-year-old Gale P. Lupe…

  • shelton Sep 13, 2020

    Police Investigate Two Deaths in Shelton

    Police are investigating two deaths in Shelton after officers were dispatched on a welfare check and found two people dead inside a residence. Officers said they were dispatched to 88 Sorghum Rd. Shelton detectives and state police are investigating. Police said there is no known threat to the public. No additional information was immediately available.

  • shelton Aug 20, 2020

    Bridgeport Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 4 Juveniles Arrested: Police

    A Bridgeport man was arrested after he allegedly sexually assaulted four juvenile women he knew, according to police. Daniel Sanchez, 40, was arrested by Shelton Police on Thursday following a complaint brought to the department, police said. Police said an investigation was launched and an arrest warrant was secured following the complaint. Sanchez faces charges including seven counts of first…

  • shelton Jul 17, 2020

    Vehicle Fire Closed Lanes of Route 8 North in Shelton

    Lanes of Route 8 north in Shelton were closed Friday morning because of a vehicle fire, according to CT Travel Smart. The right and center lanes of the highway were closed between exits 12 and 13.

  • shelton Jun 24, 2020

    Crews Battle Fire in Shelton

    Crews battled a fire on High Street in Shelton on Wednesday morning. No additional information was immediately available.

  • shelton Jun 16, 2020

    Officials Warn of Asbestos After Shelton Factory Fire

    As firefighters were still putting out hot spots at the Star Pin building in Shelton Monday afternoon, a new concern began to rise over asbestos that was carried off in the smoke. “[The smoke] deposited that contaminated material onto properties south of here for about a mile to a mile and a half,” said Jeff Chandler, a supervisor of...

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