Torrington, CTEyewitness News

11 Torrington businesses have allegedly been selling alcohol to minors

TORRINGTON, CT (WFSB) - Several businesses were found to have been selling alcohol to minors. Police made the discovery during undercover compliance checks. Of the 23 establishments that Torrington Police and the Department of Consumer Protection Liquor Control Division inspected, 11 were allegedly found to be in violation. Those businesses...
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Bridgeport, CTEyewitness News

Body of Bridgeport woman pulled from Pequonnock River

TRUMBULL, CT (WFSB) - Police are looking into the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman. She was found in the area of White Plains and Quarry Roads sometime on Thursday. Investigators say people nearby found her in the water and immediately called 911. First responders pulled the woman, a...
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Meriden, CTEyewitness News

Convicted felon wanted for gun violence arrested in Meriden

MERIDEN, CT (WFSB) - A convicted felon wanted for gun violence in Meriden was arrested by officers after he brandished a firearm in front of them, then fled. Wilfredo Ocasio-Rosado, 30, was spotted standing in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Crown Street Thursday. Police said they were...
Torrington, CTEyewitness News

Several vehicles involved in crash at Torrington Burger King

TORRINGTON, CT (WFSB) - A crash at a fast food restaurant in Torrington Thursday afternoon involved several vehicles. It happened at the Burger King at the intersection of East Main and East Elm streets. Eyewitnesses said it appeared that the driver of a truck hit another vehicle, which then hit...
Cheshire, CTEyewitness News

Community remembers Cheshire home invasion victims, 14 years later

PLAINVILLE, CT (WFSB) - Friday marked 14 years since a mother and her two children were murdered in a violent home invasion in Cheshire. Jennifer Hawke-Petit, Hayley Petit and Michaela Petit were killed on July 23, 2007. Dr. William Petit was the sole survivor of the ordeal. Friday, the now...
Hartford, CTEyewitness News

Hartford's Pratt Street lines up events all weekend long

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Pratt Street in Hartford is expected to be bustling with events this weekend. Friday night, an Olympics viewing party is planned from 6 pm. to 10 p.m. There will be a variety of food trucks, vendors, and offers from the businesses located on the street, such as Vaughan's and Sunberry.
Fairfield, CTEyewitness News

3 arrested for reckless driving following unsanctioned car show

FAIRFIELD, CT (WFSB) - An unsanctioned car show led to three reckless driving arrests in Fairfield. Fairfield police said Ryan Silver, 21, of Fairfield, Nicolas Ramirez, 28, of Stratford, and 18-year-old George Desmond face a reckless driving charge. The show happened at the Brick Walk Plaza on Post Road on...
New Haven, CTEyewitness News

Firefighter injured battling 2 alarm New Haven blaze

NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) - A firefighter was injured while helping put out a fire Thursday night. The fire sparked around 8:30 at home on the 100 block of Huntington Avenue. Crews arrived to find a fire in the basement of the home and all of the occupants outside. A...
Hartford, CTEyewitness News

Men involved in series of sunglass thefts arrested at Hartford motel

(WFSB) - Police have made two arrests in connection with a series of sunglass thefts. According to police, 29-year-old Angel Maldonado stole numerous pairs of designer sunglasses from several area businesses, including those in West Hartford, Wethersfield, and Avon. Maldonado allegedly took some pairs by force. Multiple warrants were later...
Shelton, CTEyewitness News

Two injured in Shelton head-on crash

SHELTON, CT (WFSB) - Two people were taken to an area hospital following a crash in Shelton. It happened around 12:15 Thursday afternoon on River Road near Hawthorne Avenue. Fire officials say two vehicles had collided head-on and both drivers were in distress. Both drivers were taken to a local...
Pomfret, CTEyewitness News

Customers rallying behind burglarized ice cream shop in Pomfret

POMFRET, CT (WFSB) - Customers are rallying behind a popular ice cream shop in Pomfret that was burglarized. We-Li-Kit Ice Cream on Hampton Road in the Abington section of town said someone broke into the business Tuesday night and took a computer and a deposits safe. "We are a small...
Connecticut StateEyewitness News

CT's rising positivity rate may lead to renewed restrictions

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Connecticut's COVID-19 positivity rate rose above 2.2 percent on Thursday and now some health experts are warning the state may have to deal with restrictions again. Thursday, doctors and Gov. Ned Lamont warned that if the numbers keep moving in the wrong direction, children may have...
New Haven, CTEyewitness News

Project along busy New Haven roadway designed to keep folks safer

NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) - A project along a busy New Haven road aims to cut down on accidents and keep people safe, and residents say it' been a long time coming. The old curb line on Edgewood Avenue was extended out quite a bit, and thereby shortening the crosswalk and cutting down the time you spend out in the street trying to cross.
East Lyme, CTEyewitness News

Two vehicle crash in East Lyme sends one to the hospital

EAST LYME, CT (WFSB) - A crash Wednesday night resulted in a person being taken to the hospital. It happened around 9 on West Main Street. Police say two vehicles were involved in the collision, one of which rolled over. The driver of the vehicle that didn't roll over was...
Hartford, CTEyewitness News

Push continues to vaccinate students ahead of school year

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - With a new school in sight, health advocates and lawmakers continue to push for vaccinating students against COVID-19. CTown Supermarket on New Britain Avenue in Hartford scheduled a vaccination clinic for noon on Friday. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Hartford health director Liany Arroyo planned to be...