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New Haven police investigate stabbing on 1st Street
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are investigating after one person was stabbed on Thursday in New Haven, authorities said. Police said the stabbing happened at 7:30 p.m. on 1st Street near Howard Avenue. The extent of the victim’s injuries is unknown at this time. This is a developing story. Stay with News 8 for […]
Mother of 10-month-old arrested after baby's death in New Haven
The mother of a 10-month-old boy has been arrested for manslaughter after her baby died ingesting a combination of drugs in her care, according to an arrest warrant obtained by NBC Connecticut. In the arrest warrant, police said Alexandra Polino is facing charges for her baby's death after the Office...
West Haven police on lookout for suspect who stole hundreds of pounds of metal
The suspect is also accused of taking personal items from a Boston Road business, according to police.
Tiki Malone shines during Drag Queen Story Time
Libraries don’t always have to be quiet. When Tiki Malone performs, they can even get pretty upbeat. Malone, a local drag queen, read stories, sang and danced with families at Mitchell Library in New Haven on Wednesday afternoon. With the help of the New Haven Pride Center, she celebrated the six-day Pride New Haven festival with bubbles, snaps and many a “yas queen” during her Drag Queen Story Time.
After Tragedy Strikes, This Big E Staple Is No Longer Available
Autumn in Massachusetts is without a doubt the best time of the year for both residents and visitors alike. Warm days and cool nights, stunning fall foliage, and a bounty of delicious fall delicacies make it an absolutely wonderful time of the year. While apple cider donuts and pumpkin EVERYTHING...
Donald Louis Harger Jr.
Donald Louis “Don” Harger Jr. passed away peacefully on Sept. 16 at Yale New Haven Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born the only son of Donald and Lois Harger in New Haven on Sept. 28, 1940. Don attended local schools and graduated from Hamden High School. After...
Pedestrian hit by car in front of restaurant in Milford
A pedestrian has been taken to the hospital after they were hit by a car in front of a restaurant in Milford Thursday night. The fire department said they responded to the area of Village Bistro Restaurant on Merwin Avenue at about 8 p.m. Crews said a person was struck...
Connecticut Rapper Caught Lying About Knowing Murder Suspect Once Feds Found Their Rap Video
A 22-year-old Bridgeport, Connecticut man could receive a maximum five-year prison sentence for lying about knowing a murder suspect during grand jury proceedings. According to the Hartford Courant, authorities discovered Tae’ron Womack not only knew the man but also starred in a rap video together. Womack testified before a...
Several new laws go into effect October 1
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Many new laws will be taking effect in Connecticut starting October 1. This past legislative session lawmakers passed more than 100 laws. Governor Ned Lamont made it a priority this year to deal with gun violence. The legislature approved many new gun laws. One bans openly...
Indictment charges New Haven man with 2 armed robberies
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A federal grand jury in New Haven has returned a five-count indictment charging a New Haven man with offenses stemming from two armed robberies, authorities announced on Wednesday. The Department of Justice said the indictment was returned for Gary Gibson Jr. of New Haven on Sept. 12. Gibson pleaded not […]
'Unprovoked attack’ on a parent at Milford’s Connecticut Post Mall leaves some shoppers feeling unsettled
MILFORD, Conn. — A man was arrested and charged after Milford Police said he attacked a man who was with his family at the Connecticut Post Mall on Saturday, the 16th. Police reported that around 3:15 p.m., the victim was at the mall with his wife and kids, walking around when they saw a man sitting on a couch staring at his young children and following them.
‘It's hard': Renters are struggling to find housing at affordable prices
The housing supply is low, keeping more people renting who want to buy a new home. That’s one of the many factors impacting other renters on a tight budget looking for a place to live. Housing advocates are hearing frustrated stories from folks looking for affordable places to live...
Local Yale Research Explores Eye Movements, Substance Abuse, and Faculty Honors
This month, 'Insights & Outcomes' has started the academic year by focusing on primate eye movements, the correlation between substance abuse and overgeneralization, and the acknowledgement of three faculty members. The scientific and medical research news are available on Yale News’ Science & Technology and Health & Medicine pages.
Connecticut ticket won big in Wednesday's Powerball drawing
HARTFORD, Conn. — A Powerball ticket sold in Connecticut won a cool $50,000 after Wednesday night's drawing. The numbers drawn on Wednesday were 16-27-59-62-63 with the Powerball 23. The $50,000 winner matched four numbers and the Powerball. The Powerplay multiplied prizes by X3, which would have tripled the prize...
Connecticut Anticipates Heavy Rain as Potential Tropical Cyclone Strikes East Coast
Connecticut is preparing for a wet weekend due to a potential tropical cyclone set to increase rainfall. This cyclone is currently disorganized but might turn into a tropical storm by late Thursday or early Friday.
Children's group home in Connecticut under DCF investigation after first responders raise concerns
State officials continue to investigate a Connecticut-funded group home in Harwinton following allegations of sex trafficking, violence and abuse that were detailed to Connecticut officials by local police and first responders. While the home remains operational, only one child remains in their care, according to program officials. State Department of...
United Way holds garden clean-up project in New Haven
The United Way of Greater New Haven kicked off its annual "week of caring" with a garden clean-up project Thursday morning.
Do you know these 5 notable celebrities from Connecticut?
Connecticut may be one of the smallest states in the U.S., but it has produced its fair share of talented individuals who have made significant contributions to the world of entertainment, sports, and more. Here are five notable celebrities who hail from the Constitution State:
Police make third arrest in connection to stray-bullet killing of Olympian's mom in her Waterbury home
Waterbury police have made a third arrest in connection with the stray-bullet killing of the mother of a two-time Olympian rifle shooter from Puerto Rico last spring. Mabel Martinez Antongiorgi, 56, was in her sewing and crafts room in Waterbury when a bullet flew through a wall and hit her in the head on April 9, 2022.
Milford Officer Resigns after Alleged Mishandling of Case Leads to Victim's Death
Milford Police officer, Scott Knablin, has stepped down after facing controversy. This controversy involved his investigation related to domestic abuse allegations. Julie Minogue, the alleged victim, accused her ex-boyfriend, Ewen DeWitt, of violating a protective order. Minogue claimed that DeWitt had sent her roughly 200 text messages in two days.