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New Haven Police Department warns of new scam

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – The New Haven Police Department (NHPD) is warning residents of a phone scam, where a person calls posing as an NHPD officer. Police said the caller is telling residents they have missed a court date or jury duty and need to pay a fine. The New Haven Police Department wants […]
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Five Hartford properties in the pipeline for restoration and local ownership

The City of Hartford is looking to transfer five properties, including three on the 100 block on Capen Street, to the Hartford Land Bank, with the goal to have them privately redeveloped and reused. The city owns the five blighted properties — 98-100 Capen Street, 102-104 Capen Street, 165 Capen Street, 297-299 Enfield Street and 55 Lincoln Street — all of which have houses built on them and ...

Sag Harbor Village Board Takes First Peak At Affordable Housing Proposal

The developers of a proposal to wed 79 upper-floor affordable apartments with approximately 29,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space in the heart of Sag Harbor gave the Village Board... more. SAG HARBOR — Two men suffered serious burns when they attempted to add rubbing alcohol to candles and the...

Plane Removed From River

The private single-engine Beechcraft plane that went down Thursday afternoon in the Quinnipiac River was lifted from the water on Friday morning. New Haven Assistant Fire Chief Justin McCarthy was on the scene during much of the procedure to remove and secure the plane. He described a complicated operation that involved personnel from the fire department, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Coast Guard, the Connecticut Airport Authority, and other local, state, and federal organizations. The agencies worked with a local contractor to float the plane and secure it to a dock at the Quinnipiac River Marina overnight. (Click here to read a previous article about the incident, in which a couple headed for Massachusetts encountered engine trouble, leading to the emergency landing in the Q River.)

Lamont signs order creating 250th anniversary commission

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont signed an executive order Friday creating a new commission charged with planning the state’s multi-year celebration and commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence signing. The Connecticut Semiquincentennial Commission will be a state-level group, similar to the United States Semiquincentennial Commission recently established by Congress. The executive […]
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Road Closed After Cyclist Hit By SUV in Meriden

Meriden police responded to the area of 130 East Main Street Friday afternoon after they say an SUV hit a cyclist, according to police. The crash happened around 4 p.m. and the cyclist suffered serious injuries, police said. According to police, the male victim had head trauma and other injuries.

Former Prosecutor Sarala V. Nagala Sworn In As Federal Judge; Connecticut’s First Asian-American In Role

After a decade of prosecuting hate crimes and human trafficking, Sarala V. Nagala Friday was ceremoniously sworn in as Connecticut’s first Asian American federal judge. Stefan Underhill, the District of Connecticut’s chief federal judge, ceremonially swore Nagala into her new role as U.S. District Judge in an investiture ceremony held inside the federal courthouse on Church Street in New Haven.
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Family Friday: 4th of July weekend events

(WFSB) - It’s the start to a new month and a long holiday weekend all in one. Summertime fun is heating up and there are lots of things to do in our state to celebrate. Children 18 & under (and one accompanying adult) Must be CT residents. Check with...
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Third Person Involved in Deadly Dog Dispute in Hartford Dies: Police

A third person that was shot during a dispute over a dog in Hartford has died, police said. A Hartford couple was also killed. The incident happened on June 19 in the area of 67 Franklin Ave. Police said 39-year-old Chase Garrett and 27-year-old Christina Dang were killed. Court documents...

‘This hike will backfire’ truckers say on first day of Connecticut’s 49-cent diesel tax increase

Chris Hancock, who has been in the trucking industry for over 25 years, has seen his fair share of changes in the last few decades but has never seen diesel prices this high. Pumping gas at the Truck Stop of America in Southington, Hancock watched his total rise over $600 Friday, the first day of Connecticut’s diesel tax increase. “The price of diesel right now is really hurting the trucking ...
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West Haven Hires Security to Collect Beach Parking Fees

It’s another blow for people looking for fun in West Haven this July 4th weekend. The fireworks were postponed until Labor Day and now, there’s a $20 parking fee for non-residents. “This is like our third time coming this week and today was the first time they charged...

Bicyclist struck, seriously injured in Meriden crash

MERIDEN, Conn. — A bicyclist was seriously injured in a crash with a car in Meriden Friday afternoon. Meriden Police said that at around 4 p.m. they responded to the crash on East Main Street. A male victim that had been on the bike was located and although conscious, he was obviously injured and incoherent, according to police. The victim had what appeared to be head trauma and multiple other injuries. Life Star air ambulance landed on the Meriden Green and the victim was flown to an area trauma unit.
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Firetruck Crashes Into Car on Way to Call in Hartford

A firetruck responding to a call in Hartford struck a car Friday morning, officials said. Crews said they responded to the area of Laurel and Park Streets at around 10 a.m. A fire engine on the way to a call reportedly struck a car, causing minor damage. The driver was evaluated by emergency personnel at the scene and didn't end up going to the hospital.

Life Star responds after bicyclist is hit by car in Meriden

MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) – A bicyclist was struck by a car in Meriden and had to be transported to the hospital via Life Star on Friday. The crash occurred on East Main Street around 4 p.m. near the area of Saint Casimir Drive and Norwood Street, according to police. Police said the man was conscious […]