• Torrington January 10, 2023 4:59 pm

    Torrington Public Schools Delayed Tuesday After Catalytic Converters Stolen From Buses

    Students at Torrington Public Schools have a two hour delay on Tuesday. District officials said it is because catalytic converters were stolen from buses. The investigation into the theft is ongoing. The superintendent says the school day will go on as normal on Wednesday.

  • Torrington December 15, 2022 1:01 pm

    Truck Hanging Over Overpass After Crash on Route 8 in Torrington

    Part of Route 8 North in Torrington is closed after a tractor-trailer crash.

  • Torrington December 15, 2022 7:28 am

    Truck Crash Closes Route 8 North in Torrington

    Part of Route 8 North in Torrington is closed after a tractor-trailer crash. A truck is hanging off an overpass and the road is closed between exits 45 and 46.

  • Torrington December 16, 2022 9:33 am

    Father of 4 Killed When Tractor-Trailer Goes Off Overpass Onto Route 8 in Torrington

    A father of four from Pennsylvania died Thursday morning when the truck he was driving veered off a road and slid off an overpass, ending up on Route 8 in Torrington, according to police. It happened around 5 a.m. at Greenwoods Road. Torrington police said the truck was on Hayden Hill Road when it began to hit several mailboxes and…

  • Torrington November 23, 2022 10:49 am

    State Police Safely Stop Wrong-Way Driver on Route 8 North in Torrington

    Connecticut State Police were able to safely stop a wrong-way driver on Route 8 north in Torrington early Wednesday morning. Troopers received multiple 911 calls reporting a wrong-way vehicle traveling southbound on Route 8 northbound near exit 46 around 4:30 a.m. Authorities found the vehicle and were able to safely bring it to a stop at exit 45 in Torrington….

  • Torrington November 18, 2022 4:06 pm

    Man Set Fire to American Flag Hanging From Torrington Home: Police

    Torrington police are searching for the person who set an American flag on fire overnight. Officers responded to a home on Church Street Friday. They determined that around 2:10 a.m., a man dressed in all black walked up to the home, and set the American flag that was hanging from the front porch on fire. He then fled the scene,…

  • Torrington November 12, 2022 2:54 pm

    Homeowner Finds Bullet Hole in Garage Window in Torrington

    Police are investigating after a homeowner found a bullet hole in their garage window early Saturday morning. According to police, a homeowner in the area of New Harwinton Road and Persechino Drive found a bullet hole in their garage window and called police in the early morning hours. Investigators said they have video surveillance of a white SUV or pickup…

  • Animal cruelty November 2, 2022 4:38 pm

    3 People Face Judge on Animal Cruelty Charges

    Three people who were arrested in connection with a case of hoarding involving more than 150 cats in Winsted faced a judge on Wednesday.

  • traffic November 2, 2022 1:52 pm

    Woman Killed in Crash on Route 8 in Torrington

    A 22-year-old woman has died after a crash on Route 8 in Torrington Wednesday morning. State police said Paige Cianciolo, 22, of Torrington, was driving a Volkswagen Beetle on Route 8 North just after 6:15 a.m. when she lost control of the vehicle, went into the median and the car rolled several times. The car landed in on the southbound…

  • Bridgeport October 27, 2022 4:01 pm

    Torrington Man Accused of Trying to Run Over Federal Officers

    A Torrington man is facing charges for allegedly driving into five federal officers in Bridgeport last year. The state attorney’s office said they’ve arrested 32-year-old Dennis Lee Waiters Thursday in connection to the June 15, 2021 incident. According to court documents, members of the FBI and Bridgeport Police Department were investigating gang-related violence. Police activated their lights and sirens to…

  • Torrington October 27, 2022 2:21 pm

    LifeStar, Ambulance Responding After Man Falls From Roof in Torrington

    A man fell from a roof in Torrington Thursday and an ambulance and LifeStar are responding, according to Litchfield County Dispatch. The man fell around 20 feet from a roof on Highland Avenue No additional information was immediately available.

  • Torrington October 21, 2022 5:51 pm

    Person Dead After Car Crash on Route 8 in Torrington: State Police

    Connecticut State Police said a person has died after their car crashed off the highway on Route 8 in Torrington Thursday. Troopers were called to the area of exit 45 at about 2:20 p.m. Responding officers determined that the car drove on the grassy median and up a dirt mound, catching air and hitting the guardrail fence on the Winthrop…

  • Torrington September 22, 2022 12:27 pm

    Motorcyclist Dead After Colliding With School Bus in Torrington

    A motorcyclist is dead after he collided with a school bus in Torrington on Wednesday morning, police said. Authorities said the crash happened in the area of Torringford Street and Greenwoods Road at about 6:15 a.m. Dispatchers said LifeStar was called to pick up a patient from the accident. The man was taken to a nearby hospital where he was…

  • Torrington September 16, 2022 9:27 am

    Man in Serious Condition After Stabbing in Torrington

    A man was stabbed in Torrington Thursday night and police said he is in serious condition. Police said they responded to  Litchfield Street around 9:30 p.m. to investigate a report of an assault and stabbing and found a 39-year-old man who has been stabbed in the back and right arm. He was transported to Hartford Hospital, where he is in…

  • Torrington August 26, 2022 8:27 pm

    Body Found in Burr Pond State Park in Torrington

    A body was found in Burr Pond State Park in Torrington on Thursday. Connecticut Environmental Conservation Police, Connecticut State Police Troop B, fire departments from Torrington and Winsted, and Trinity Health of New England responded and the body of a woman was found just off the shoreline, according to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. The woman,...

  • Torrington August 18, 2022 1:12 pm

    Driver Was Going 130 Miles Per Hour on Route 8 in Torrington: Police

    A Farmington man is accused of driving 130 miles per hour on Route 8 in Torrington Wednesday evening. State police said it happened just before 7 p.m. A state trooper on a regular patrol check saw a Dodge Challenger going must faster than other vehicles and pulled up behind the driver, who was going 130 miles per hour for around…

  • Torrington June 23, 2022 10:10 pm

    Torrington Man Arrested for Armed Robbery: Police

    A man in Torrington has been arrested after being accused of robbing a bank at gunpoint Wednesday, police said. Officials said they arrested 84-year-old James Thompson after identifying the car used in the robbery at Litchfield Bancorp on East Main Street. Thompson was driving a black Cadillac DTS and was seen on various surveillance videos in the area. Detectives received…

  • Torrington June 20, 2022 2:28 pm

    Police Search For Hit-and-Run Driver That Injured Girl in Torrington

    Torrington police are looking for the driver who hit a 12-year old girl riding her bike Sunday night. It happened while the girl was crossing Highland Avenue with some of her friends around 9:15 p.m., according to police. She was alert and conscious at the scene and complained of injuries to her head and her knee. She was taken to…

  • gas prices June 13, 2022 11:22 pm

    ‘Do Something': Connecticut Republicans Call for Action Amid Rising Prices

    Your summer vacation might be getting more expensive. The national average for a gallon of gas has hit $5 – a new all-time high, according to AAA. With the cost of so many things increasing, some think something more needs to be done and state republicans are calling for a special legislative session to help folks out. With fill-ups now…

  • Torrington May 23, 2022 6:32 pm

    First Look at New Torrington High School and Middle School Unveiled

    The first renderings of the new high school and middle school campus in Torrington have been released. The city and school district are preparing to break ground this summer on a new 310,000 square-foot building. According to the Torrington school district, a new building is needed because the schools are outdated. The design had to be revised to accommodate more…

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