Manchester, CTEyewitness News

Morning crash in Manchester sends one to the hospital

MANCHESTER, CT (WFSB) - One person was taken to the hospital after a crash this morning in Manchester. It happened just before 10 a.m. on I-84. Officials say a car was found in the median under an overpass and one person was trapped inside. It took firefighters about five minutes...
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Plainfield, CTNorwich Bulletin

Police search for Plainfield burglary suspects

PLAINFIELD - Police are searching for individuals suspected of breaking into a Plainfield convenience store and attempting a second burglary in town Tuesday morning. At approximately 3:07 a.m., officers responded to the Sam’s Food Mart, 219 Main St. in Moosup, after a passerby reported observing the store’s front door ajar. Police said the door had been forced open and numerous items were stolen.
Middletown, CTNew Haven Register

Middletown man charged in shootings appears in court

MIDDLETOWN — A man charged in connection with two shootings this spring will return to court next month as prosecutors and his defense attorney continue the discovery process. Antwan Rufus, 33, appeared Tuesday in state Superior Court at Middletown as his lawyer and state’s attorneys agreed to continue the case...
East Lyme, CTNew Haven Register

Officials warn of explosives used during training at East Lyme facility

EAST LYME — Residents in the area of the Connecticut Army National Guard Stones Ranch Military Reservation might hear explosives being detonated as part of ongoing training this week, officials warned. The training began Wednesday and continues Thursday. Officials said training at the Boston Post Road facility will run from...
Norwich, CTNorwich Bulletin

New lawyers appointed in Norwich shooting and Griswold kidnapping cases

NEW LONDON – A New London Superior Court judge on Tuesday granted the motions of two attorneys to separately withdraw from a pair of serious pending cases. Judge Hillary Strackbein agreed to allow attorney Michael Blanchard to stop representing Shawn Delcastillo and appointed a public defender in the first-degree assault case that stemmed from an August shooting in Norwich that left a man with a leg wound.
Glastonbury, CTNew Britain Herald

CHRIS POWELL: Juvenile crime forum avoids relevance, accountability

Last week's well-attended forum on juvenile crime and justice, called by Glastonbury's Town Council, was illuminating, just not so much about juvenile crime and justice. Dozens of people expressed their anger about the inability of state and municipal government to curtail the explosion of car thefts, burglaries, and other misconduct by young people who have realized that there will never be any punishment for them, just therapy, now that political correctness controls juvenile justice.
Ledyard, CTNBC Connecticut

3-Year-Old Injured in Accidental Shooting in Ledyard: Police

Ledyard police say a 3-year-old boy was injured in an accidental shooting Tuesday afternoon. Officers were called to a home on Kerrie Court around 12:12 p.m. for a report that a child had been shot in the hand. Investigators said the child was accidentally shot in the right hand and his injuries are not life-threatening. The boy was taken to Lawrence & Memorial Hospital for treatment.