• Waterbury 53 mins ago

    Man Dies After Being Struck by Evading Vehicle in Waterbury

    A man has died after he was struck by a vehicle that evaded the scene in Waterbury on Thursday. Officers were called to Wolcott Street around 8:15 p.m. after getting a report of a hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian. According to police, the suspect vehicle was driving northbound on Wolcott Street and hit a pedestrian, who was pushing a shopping…

  • Waterbury 18 hours ago

    One Seriously Injured After Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash in Waterbury

    A person was seriously injured after they were hit by a car which then fled in Waterbury, police said. The crash happened on Oct. 22 at approximately 8:14 p.m. in the area of 760 Wolcott St. Police said the suspect vehicle was traveling northbound on Wolcott Street when it hit a pedestrian. The pedestrian was pushing a shopping cart while…

  • Waterbury Oct 23

    Crosby High School in Waterbury Goes to Distance Learning

    One staff member at Crosby High School in Waterbury has tested positive for COVID-19 and the school department said all students transitioned to distance learning through Tuesday, Oct. 27. The staff member who tested positive for COVID-19 has been instructed to remain home in self-isolation for 10 days. Waterbury is one of 19 cities and towns in Connecticut that is…

  • coronavirus in connecticut Oct 23

    10 Communities Reach CT COVID-19 Red Alert Level

    The state is monitoring COVID-19 metrics in the state. Those that reach “red alert” status have the option of rolling back from Phase 3 reopening to Phase 2.

  • Waterbury Oct 22

    Candidate For 5th Congressional District Tackle Wide Range of Issues

    Debating many of the issues facing Connecticut voters, two of the three candidates for the 5th Congressional District faced off Thursday. Incumbent Democratic State Rep. Jahana Hayes and Republican challenger David Sullivan engaged virtually, while independent challenger Bruce Walczak said he wasn’t invited. All of them spoke with NBC Connecticut Thursday. At the core of discussion was bipartisanship.  Sullivan...

  • Waterbury Oct 21

    Multiple Arrests Made After Fight at Waterbury Walmart

    Waterbury police made multiple arrests after a fight at the local Walmart Wednesday. Police said they were called to the store on Wolcott Street around 3:30 p.m. for a fight. According to police, someone involved in the fight threatened to get a gun, and some kind of fake gun, like a BB gun or pellet gun, may have been displayed….

  • coronavirus in connecticut Oct 19

    2 Staff Members, 1 Student Test Positive For COVID-19 in Waterbury Schools

    Two more staff members and one more student have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Waterbury School District, school officials said. A staff member at each Generali Elementary School and Wilby High School have tested positive for the virus. At Wilby High School, impacted classes have transitioned to remote learning through Thursday, Oct. 29, according to school officials. The student…

  • Waterbury Oct 17

    Crews Battle Blaze at Vacant Building in Waterbury

    Crews were battling a fire at a vacant building in Waterbury Friday night. Fire officials said they responded to the building at Crane and West Main streets when they got calls about heavy smoke and fire. No other details were immediately available. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

  • Waterbury Oct 17

    Crews Battle Blaze at Vacant Building in Waterbury

    Crews battle a fire at a vacant building in Waterbury Friday night.

  • Waterbury Oct 17

    3 More Staff Members in Waterbury Schools Test Positive For COVID-19

    Three more staff members in the Waterbury School District have tested positive for COVID-19, according to school officials. Two staff members at Duggan Elementary School and one staff member in the Adult Education Program have tested positive for the virus. At Duggan Elementary School, there will be no additional class or school closures, school officials said. All students and staff…

  • Waterbury Oct 14

    Waterbury Murder Suspect Located in Florida

    The suspect in a fatal shooting in Waterbury was found in Florida, Waterbury police said Wednesday. Ramon Ocasio, 35, is facing charges of murder, criminal use of weapon and illegal discharge of firearm in the death of 49-year-old William Charles David, who was shot in the head on July 13. Police said on that day officers were called to the…

  • Waterbury Oct 13

    Four More Students at Waterbury Schools Test Positive for COVID-19

    Four more students in Waterbury Public Schools tested positive for COVID-19, according to school officials. Tinker Elementary School, West Side Middle School, and Waterbury Arts Magnet School each have one new in-person COVID-19 case, the school district said. At West Side Middle School and Waterbury Arts Magnet School, impacted classes will transition to distance learning through Oct. 22, school officials…

  • Waterbury Oct 12

    3 Staff Members, 2 Students at Waterbury Schools Test Positive for COVID-19

    Three staff members and two students in the Waterbury School District have tested positive for COVID-19, according to school officials. Three staff members at Duggan School tested positive for the virus and two classes will transition to distance learning as a result through Oct. 23, the school district said. One of the two students who tested positive attends school in-person…

  • Waterbury Oct 11

    Two More COVID-19 Cases Reported in Wallingford Schools

    Two more students in Wallingford Public Schools have tested positive for COVID-19, school officials said in an email to parents on Sunday. One student goes to James H. Moran Middle School and the other goes to Mark T. Sheehan High School, according to the school district. All individuals identified as close contacts have already been notified by school officials. The…

  • Waterbury Oct 9

    Waterbury Teachers Find Creative Ways to Educate English Learners Virtually

    Teachers in Waterbury are trying to be more resourceful and creative when it comes to educating children who do not speak English as a first language. There are more than 2,800 English learners in the district, according to school officials. Spanish and Albanian are the other dominant languages in the city. “As an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher…

  • Waterbury Schools Oct 9

    Waterbury Teachers Get Creative to Educate English Learners Virtually

    Teachers in Waterbury are finding creative ways to connect with their students who are learning English as a second language.

  • Waterbury Oct 9

    Waterbury Police Seek Suspect Wanted on Murder Charge

    Waterbury police are trying to find a suspect wanted on murder charges in the shooting death of a 27-year-old. Police said 24-year-old Jacob Morales is wanted for the shooting death of 27-year-old Luis Robert Vazquez. Vazquez was found with a gunshot wounds after a car crash on Walnut Avenue Wednesday. He died of his injuries. Morales is facing charges of…

  • coronavirus in connecticut Oct 9

    Waterbury Mayor Neil O'Leary Tests Positive for COVID-19

    Waterbury Mayor Neil O’Leary has tested positive for COVID-19, several days after his aide tested positive for the virus. O’Leary confirmed his positive test results Thursday. He said he previously tested negative after his aide, David Lepore, tested positive on Sunday. The city’s chief of police, Fernando Spagnolo has also tested positive. Waterbury has experienced an uptick in coronavirus...

  • Waterbury Oct 8

    Police ID Man Killed in Waterbury Shooting

    A man was found dead after a shooting and car crash in Waterbury Wednesday night. The Waterbury Police and EMS were called to Walnut Avenue at 6:42 p.m. for reports of gunshots with one victim hit. According to police, they located a 27-year-old male victim in the driver’s seat of a 2020 KIA Optima that was involved in a motor…

  • Waterbury Oct 6

    Free COIVD-19 Testing Continue in Waterbury

    COVID-19 testing continues in several locations in Waterbury. Walk-up testing is available at Saint Mary’s Hospital until 4pm on Tuesdays. People can also head to the drive-up & walk-up testing at the Community Health Center, Inc., 51 North Elm
    Street, at 9am-1pm on Monday – Friday.

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