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Woman Faces DUI Charge After Two-Vehicle Crash In New Canaan

A woman was accused of driving while under the influence after authorities responded to a two-vehicle crash in Fairfield County. Police responded to a report of a crash in the area of Frogtown Road and Parish Road North in New Canaan at about 10:10 p.m. on Friday, June 17, according to the New Canaan Police Department.

Motorcyclist critical after crash at gas station

MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) – A motorcyclist is in critical condition after crashing at a Meriden gas station Friday night. Police say they were called to the Valero Gas Station at 396 Cook Road at 10:59 p.m. There they found a motorcycle on its side and the operator who had been ejected after crashing. According the […]
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Police ID Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash in Hamden

Police have identified a man who was killed in a motorcycle crash in Hamden on Saturday night. Officers were called to Dixwell Avenue near Homestead Avenue around 7 p.m. after getting a report of a crash involving a motorcycle. Investigators said the motorcycle was traveling northbound on Dixwell Avenue and...

This Week in CT: A conversation with Dr. Bill Petit

(WTNH) — This summer marks 15 years since a horrific crime that changed Connecticut forever. The murders of Jennifer-Hawke Petit and her daughters Hailey and Michaela in the Cheshire home invasion shocked the state and the nation. Out of unimaginable grief grew a foundation in their memory, the Petit...
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A park grows in New Haven, with help from IKEA

NEW HAVEN — Like something out of a Norman Rockwell scene, a group of neighbors stood under the mulberry tree sharing the sweet fruit with each other on a space stained purple by the berries. They had come together to continue planning the summer work they will undertake to...

5 Fun and Enriching Spots for Hudson Valley Kids

Summer is officially here, and that means the kids are home from school. What fun adventures do you have planned with the kids in your life? Days by the pool? Trips to the beach? That all sounds like fun, but when you get tired of hanging by the pool, there are some awesome places right here in the Hudson Valley that are both educational and fun.

This Week in CT: Milford mayor addresses recent happenings in the city

(WTNH) — The City of Milford has been in the news lately for a brawl at a beach and there are also questions about the future of one of its most prominent companies. On Memorial Day, the city made headlines when a fight broke out at Walnut Beach. Several were arrested in that case in which some unruly people knocked down police officers and ripped off their body cameras.

Bridgeport News: Crowd Stops Driver From Fleeing Crash

2022-06-25@11:31pm–#Bridgeport CT– A driver hit a couple parked cars and allegedly tried to flee the scene according to witnesses. Frank Recchia has video of that here:
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New Haven’s Q House, CitySeed, LEAP growing food entrepreneurs off Dixwell Avenue

NEW HAVEN — New Haven food entrepreneurs with enterprises waiting to blossom — like Kismet Douglass, the creative force behind Momma Kiss Kitchen Cuisine — will get some help building businesses through a new partnership between the Dixwell Community “Q” House and nonprofits CitySeed and LEAP.
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Petition seeks to stop Fairfield affordable development on Unquowa

FAIRFIELD — More than 150 people have signed a petition to repeal state statute 8-30g and stop an affordable housing development proposed for Unquowa Road. As of Friday afternoon, approximately 200 people had signed the petition, which says the “state needs to scrap the 8-30g state statute and replace it with a program that helps towns build their own affordable housing, and allows our organic, affordable middle housing to be included in the state’s metrics.”

New Haven man injured in police custody remains paralyzed: Attorney

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Richard Cox, the 36-year-old New Haven man paralyzed while in the custody of New Haven police Sunday night remains unconscious as his family prepares to file a lawsuit with the assistance of a high-profile national attorney, Benjamin Crump. The family's local attorney, Jack O'Donnell, told...

Naugatuck father charged with assaulting infant child

NAUGATUCK — A borough father was arrested after assaulting his infant child. Police officers responded to a residence on Andrew Avenue on June 13 on a report of a risk of injury to an infant. An investigation uncovered that Steven Elliott, 39, of Naugatuck, became angry toward his child over the child not drinking his bottle of formula.
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Hamden has a new town planner

HAMDEN — A longtime regional planner for the South Central Regional Council of Governments is the new head of Hamden’s planning department. Eugene Livshits worked for SCRCOG for nearly 14 years, but when he saw an opportunity to see policy play out at the local level and to shape the town in which he lives, he took it.