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10-Year-Old Among Those Hurt in Waterbury Shooting

A 10-year-old child and a 20-year-old man were injured in a shooting in Waterbury Thursday night. It happened in the area of Congress Avenue just before 7:30 p.m. The child was hit in the rib area and the man in the leg. Neither victim's injuries are life-threatening, police said. Both are being treated at the hospital.
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Shelton Doctor Charged with Selling Prescriptions for Cash, Health Care Fraud

Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, Brian D. Boyle, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England, and Phillip Coyne, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG), announced that Dr. DAVID CIANCIMINO, 62, of Trumbull, was arrested today on a federal criminal complaint charging him with health care fraud and controlled substances offenses related to the illegal distribution of prescription medication.
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GA woman arrested for deadly crash in Hartford

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - A woman from Georgia was arrested for a deadly crash that happened in Hartford last month. According to Hartford police, Tyra Givens, 25, of Lawrenceville, GA, was charged with negligent homicide and failure of a vehicle operator to exercise reasonable care near a vulnerable pedestrian. The...
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5 Most Dangerous Animals in Connecticut

Connecticut is a New England state in the United States featuring a combination of coastal cities and rural areas sprinkled with small villages. Mystic is known for its Seaport Museum, which houses centuries-old ships, and the Mystic Aquarium's beluga whale exhibits. The city of New Haven, located on Long Island Sound, is known for Yale University and the Peabody Museum of Natural History. Despite all this, this state is also full of dangerous animals. Below are some of the animals ranked from highest to lowest in the order.

New Haven officer Castellano being laid to rest one week after deadly crash

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Haven officer Joshua Castellano will be laid to rest Friday. The 35-year-old died last week from injuries he sustained in a crash in Las Vegas. Funeral services will take place at Saint Mary’s Church in New Haven Friday at 10 a.m. All attendees are asked to wear a mask when indoors.

Meriden police investigating after ATM stolen from local business

MERIDEN — Police are investigating after an ATM was stolen from a local business early Tuesday. Police responded to Quick Pik, 692 E. Main St., around 1:55 a.m. for a report of an alarm, according to a police report. Officers found the front glass door was broken and an ATM inside the business was taken, Sgt. Michael Boothroyd said Wednesday.
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Two Connecticut Residents Win Big After CT Lottery Draw

Check those tickets! Two lucky Connecticut residents hit the jackpot last night as a result of the Lucky For Life and Mega Millions drawings. A $1 million Mega Millions winner from Wallingford won big from winning numbers 36-41-45-51-56 with a Mega Ball number of 13 and a Megaplier number of 3.

COVID-19 vaccine mandates, masks in Connecticut schools at stake as Gov. Lamont seeks to extend emergency authority until February 2022

More than 18 months after COVID-19 began spreading throughout Connecticut, Gov. Ned Lamont asked the state legislature Wednesday for the sixth extension of his extraordinary powers to govern during the pandemic. After consulting with lawmakers, Lamont wants to push the extension to Feb. 15 — nearly a week after the next regular legislative session begins. If approved by the ...
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Assisted Living Facility Employees Overdosed on the Job: Police

East Haven, Conn. police are investigating after two assisted living facility employees overdosed on fentanyl while on the job Wednesday. According to police, a visiting nurse who stopped by to check on one of her patients at the Caroline Manor Assisted Living facility on Clark Avenue found the two employees overdosing on what investigators later determined was fentanyl. Emergency responders administered Narcan to both employees and they were then rushed to Yale New Haven Hospital. Their conditions were not immediately clear.
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Official: Shots fired outside New Haven school while kids at recess

NEW HAVEN — Lincoln-Bassett School was put into lockdown late Wednesday morning after shots were fired outside the building, according to a district spokesman. No injuries were reported, spokesman Justin Harmon said. “All students are safe. Police were on the scene,” Harmon said in an email. Mayor Justin Elicker, who...