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Bridgeport News: Attempted Hanging At Police HQ

2022-07-02@2:07pm–#Bridgeport CT– Bridgeport Police confirmed that an arrestee was in booking and attempted to cause harm to themselves via hanging . They were transported to Bridgeport Hospital and are in stable condition at this time. DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking...
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Newtown Police arrest nursing assistant for allegedly stealing from elderly clients

NEWTOWN — A Bridgeport woman working as a Certified Nursing Assistant, was arrested by Newtown police for stealing from her elderly clients’ bank account. Dominga Juanita Bush, 54, was charged with first-degree larceny and third-degree forgery. She was released on $50,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Danbury Superior Court on July 19.

Police investigate untimely death in Berlin

BERLIN, Conn. (WTNH) — The Berlin Police Department is investigating an untimely death in the town Saturday morning. According to officials, police began an investigation around 9 a.m. on Deming Road after officers were patrolling the area and saw someone who was distraught. Police said a woman’s adult son found his mom dead inside the […]

Man Arrested in Rockville on a Warrant for Homicide in Maine

A Connecticut man was arrested in Rockville on July 1 on a warrant for a June 6 double-murder that occurred in Maine. David Barnett, 34, of Bristol, CT is alleged to have killed Kelzie Caron (21) and Pierre Langlois (21) at a residence in Auburn, ME. Barnett is currently being held in Montgomery County pending extradition, according to FOX5.

Man wanted for killing 2 people in Maine arrested in Maryland

AUBURN, Maine - A man wanted for the killings of two people in Maine was arrested Friday in Rockville, Maryland, officials said. David Barnett, 34, of Bristol, Connecticut, will be held at the Montgomery County Jail in Maryland pending extradition, Maine State Police said. The investigation of the killings continues...

Inmate’s Death Echoed Cox Case

Two years before Richard ​“Randy” Cox was arrested, fell inside a police transport van, arrived at the detention center visibly injured, asked officers for and did not receive immediate medical help, and was put in a holding cell anyway, De’Sohn Wilson went through an eerily similar situation.

[VIDEO - UPDATE 7/2/22] Three Waterbury, CT Residents Perish in 2 Alarm House Fire on 3rd Street

WATERBURY, CT - [UPDATE 7/2/22] Unfortunately it has been reported that the toddler has now perished making this the 3rd fatality from this fire. At approximately 10:15am on June 29, 2022, Waterbury Firefighters arrived at 10 3rd Street to find heavy fire showing from the top floor of a 2 1/2 wood frame home. They aggressively searched the home and worked to rescue several victims. Two adults and one toddler have tragically perished in this fire. Thank you to Anthony Delucia for providing the early footage and video thumbnail image.
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Two 17-Year-Olds Shot in Hartford

Two 17-year-old males were shot in Hartford early Friday morning, according to police. Officers responded to Barbour Street after being alerted to the shooting by Shotspotter around 4:20 a.m. While officers were investigating, the two teens showed up at the hospital to be treated for gunshot wounds, police said. Both...
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2 Separate Kitchen Fires Under Investigation in Norwalk

Two separate kitchen fires are under investigation in Norwalk on Saturday. Firefighters were called to the first fire shortly before 4 a.m. on William Street. Investigators said two adults woke up to heavy smoke and were able to escape from the home with the family cat. According to firefighters, both...

Black Man in Connecticut Paralyzed After Video Shows Head Slam Against Police Van, Officers Placed on Leave

Randy Cox was left paralyzed following his arrest last month, and video of the incident shows the 36-year-old Black man’s head getting slammed against a police van. As CBS News reports, Cox’s family is now calling for answers and accountability in his arrest by police in New Haven, Connecticut. Video footage of Cox’s arrest, which happened after officers responded to a weapons complaint, shows that police did not put him in a seat belt in the back of the van he was being transported in. He repeatedly called for help, and at one point the van made a sudden stop that forcefully slammed his head against the back of the vehicle.
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Police: Two teens wounded in Hartford shooting

HARTFORD — Two teenagers were shot early Friday, police said. Both boys are 17 and their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, according to Hartford Police Lt. Aaron Boisvert. A ShotSpotter activation alerted police to the shooting on Barbour Street in the North End about 4:20 a.m. When...

Family heartbroken after 1-month-old baby dies from rare virus

HAMDEN, Conn. (WFSB) - A Connecticut family is speaking out after the death of their 1-month-old son in hopes of warning others about parechovirus, which doctors say may be underdiagnosed. Ronan was born a happy and healthy baby to Kat and Mitch Delancy in May. He was their second child.
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Hoop It Up kicks off Hartford Bonanza

HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) - This weekend kids in Hartford are getting busy on the basketball court. Competitive 3 on 3 tournaments, organized by Hoop it Up, came to Weaver High School on Saturday. The tournaments are for kids from eight to eighteen, plus the Pro Am tournament. The winning team...

Bear cub rescued after getting head stuck in plastic jug

Wildlife biologists in Connecticut had to rescue a bear cub that got its head stuck in a plastic container, state wildlife officials said.The misadventure happened June 23 when a mother bear with three cubs knocked over a garbage can in the town of Harwinton in Litchfield County, and one of the cubs stuck its head in a clear plastic jar that had spilled out.“Given the warm weather and tight fit of the container, it was important to try and free the cub quickly,” the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Fish and Wildlife Division posted on Facebook.Wildlife biologists...