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Hartford man shot while confronting car thief in front of his house as violence around stolen cars escalates

A Hartford man was shot when he confronted someone breaking into his car Sunday morning, the latest auto crime to turn violent in the capital region during a high-crime summer that state and local police are trying to turn around. The Addison Street resident, a man in his 50s, went outside wielding a golf club to interrupt the suspect rummaging through his car, but he was immediately shot ...
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Connecticut StateMiddletown Press

These Connecticut towns are banning recreational marijuana sales

On June 22, Gov. New Lamont signed the long-awaited bill legalizing adult cannabis use and the sale of recreational marijuana in the state of Connecticut. While the bill has many benefits for the state, including adding new sources of tax revenue and erasing certain marijuana-related convictions, many towns are opposing the sale of recreational marijuana.
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CT Liquor Store Sells Winning $825,000 Lotto Ticket

A Connecticut customer cashed in a CT Lottery ticket worth nearly a million dollars that was sold at an area liquor store. On Monday, July 26, a Waterbury resident cashed in a "Millionaire" ticket worth $825,000 that was sold at International Wine & Liquor in Middlebury earlier this month. CT...
Trumbull, CTtrumbulltimes.com

Police: Bridgeport men charged following incident at Westfield Trumbull mall

TRUMBULL — Officials arrested three Bridgeport residents Monday after an incident at the Westfield Trumbull mall in which “several police vehicles” were hit, according to police. One of the men, 23-year-old Dominique Reid, has been charged with first-degree larceny, reckless driving, engaging police in pursuit, evading motor vehicle accident, first-degree...
Meriden, CTNBC Connecticut

Man Arrested After Allegedly Kidnapping Someone in Meriden

A man who is accused of kidnapping someone in Meriden on Monday afternoon has been arrested. Officers were called to Broad Street around 1:00 p.m. after getting a report of a possible kidnapping. When police arrived, they said they learned that the victim was forced into a white, four-door vehicle...
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New Sighting Of 'Bear 211' Reported In Fairfield County

A black bear taking a summer stroll in Fairfield County made the most of a neighbor’s amenities as it took in the sights over the weekend. A Town of Fairfield woman living in the Greenfield Hill neighborhood shared photos of “Bear 211” who had previously been tagged, as it made the rounds for approximately 45 minutes in the family’s backyard at around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 24.
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Middlesex County Motorcyclist Killed After Striking Tree In Bridgewater, Police Say

A Middlesex County motorcyclist was killed after crashing into a tree in Bridgewater before dawn Monday, police said. Brian McAndrews, of Piscataway, was riding a 2019 Harley-Davidson Iron 1200 west on Garretson Road in Bridgewater when he veered off the right side and struck a tree near the intersection of Route 28, officer John Kennedy said in a release.
New Britain, CTNBC Connecticut

Teens in Stolen Car Hit Police Cruiser in New Britain

Four teens were taken into custody after crashing a stolen vehicle into a police cruiser in New Britain early Tuesday morning, according to police. Officers saw a 2014 Honda Civic that had been stolen from Stratford around 1:50 a.m. and tried to stop it. The driver sped off toward the...