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Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 03:11 PM EDT

Man Who Ran Out of Gas Waved Axes for Attention: Police

Man Who Ran Out of Gas Waved Axes for Attention: Police

A man who ran out of gas in South Windsor grabbed two axes because no one would stop to help him, police said. His intention was to get people’s attention, according to police, and he has been arrested.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 05:55 AM EDT

8-Year-Old Accused of Setting Fires in New London, Conn.

8-Year-Old Accused of Setting Fires in New London, Conn.

An 8-year-old is accused of starting fires in a New London apartment complex.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 05:54 AM EDT

Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Young Girls in New Britain, Conn.

Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Young Girls in New Britain, Conn.

New Britain police have arrested a man who is accused of sexually young girls and said he was out on bond after being charged in connection with two other sex-related offenses.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 05:53 AM EDT

Woman Left 3-Month-Old in Hot Car in Vernon, Conn.: Police

Woman Left 3-Month-Old in Hot Car in Vernon, Conn.: Police

A woman is accused of leaving a 3-month-old child in a hot vehicle Monday afternoon in Vernon.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 05:51 AM EDT

Cancer Survivor Rides in Memory of Wife and Daughter

Cancer Survivor Rides in Memory of Wife and Daughter

Longtime Trumbull High School English teacher Clayton Curtiss is preparing for his fourth Closer to Free Ride in support of the Smilow Cancer Hospital in New Haven.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 05:51 AM EDT

Firefighter Donation Request is Not From Local Departments: Conn. Officials

Firefighter Donation Request is Not From Local Departments: Conn. Officials

The volunteer fire departments in Bozrah and Taftville want residents to know they’re not sending out letters asking for money.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 05:49 AM EDT

Donations For Shoreline Animal Shelter Raffle Disappear

Donations For Shoreline Animal Shelter Raffle Disappear

Hundreds of dollars in donations for a raffle fundraiser helping homeless animals were swiped just days the event, the director of the Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter said.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 05:47 AM EDT

Ansonia, Conn. Failed to Meet Requirements for Education Funding

Ansonia, Conn. Failed to Meet Requirements for Education Funding

The State Department of Education has notified the City of Ansonia that the city has failed to its minimum budget requirements (MBR) for public education funding for the 2017-2018 fiscal year and for the coming...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 06:49 PM EDT

PD: Former Conn. Teacher Had Sexual Relationship With Student

PD: Former Conn. Teacher Had Sexual Relationship With Student

Canton Police have arrested a former high school teacher after learning of allegations of an inappropriate relationship between he and a 17-year-old student earlier this year.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 11:55 AM EDT

Man Shot in Penis in New Haven, Conn.

Man Shot in Penis in New Haven, Conn.

A man was shot in the penis in New Haven Tuesday night and police are looking for the shooter or shooters.