• ames December 27, 2022 4:34 pm

    Website Claims Ames Department Stores Making a Comeback in 2023

    A posting on a website claims a familiar face is ready to welcome back customers for the first time in almost twenty years. Ames Department Stores, Inc. made the announcement on their website that they will be opening locations in Connecticut once again starting in the Spring of 2023. The department store chain closed down its locations in the early…

  • meriden March 22, 2022 9:41 am

    Police ID Woman Killed in Meriden, Conn.

    The death of a 37-year-old woman at her Meriden home Sunday night has been ruled a homicide and police are continuing to investigate. Police have identified the woman as 37-year-old Dominique Curtis. Meriden police responded to the Atrium Condominium Apartment complex on East Main Street after receiving several calls just before 9:30 p.m. reporting that gunshots might have been fired…

  • meriden March 22, 2022 8:26 am

    Police Investigate Death of Woman in Meriden, Conn. as Homicide

    Police are investigating the death of a 37-year-old woman in Meriden Sunday night as a homicide. Meriden police responded to the Atrium Condominium Apartment complex on East Main Street after receiving several calls just before 9:30 p.m. reporting that gunshots might have been fired and found a woman lying in the driveway to the complex, police said. Medical personnel responded…

  • meriden March 19, 2022 12:46 pm

    Teen Killed in Rollover Crash in Meriden, Conn.

    A 19-year-old woman was killed in a one-car crash in Meriden early Saturday morning. Yanilis Santiago, of Middletown, was driving on Research Parkway just before 3 a.m. when she lost control of her car and hit a tree, according to police. The car rolled over and ended up on its roof, trapping Santiago inside, police said. Santiago had just finished…

  • meriden February 26, 2022 7:41 pm

    Wrong-Way Crash Kills 2 on I-91 in Meriden, Conn.

    Connecticut State Police have identified the two people who were killed during an early morning crash on Interstate 91 in Meriden. State police responded to a report of a wrong-way driver on I-91 Saturday morning. The car was traveling in the wrong direction on I-91 North just before 2:30 a.m., according to police. Moments later, police received a report the…

  • meriden November 30, 2021 4:55 pm

    2 Teens Charged After Allegedly Bringing Prop Gun to Platt High School

    Two teenagers have been charged after school officials said a prop gun was brought to Platt High School in Meriden and prompted a lockdown on Tuesday. School officials said a student told a staff member about a video on social media with what appeared to be a student with a gun. Officers were then called to the school around 8:20…

  • meriden November 8, 2021 5:22 am

    1 Dead, Several Injured After 6-Vehicle Crash on I-91 South in Meriden

    One person has died and several others are injured after a crash involving six vehicles on Interstate 91 south in Meriden on Saturday afternoon. State police said six vehicles were traveling southbound on I-91 near exit 18 around 3 p.m. when traffic started to slow ahead. As traffic started to slow, investigators said the vehicle that was furthest back continued…

  • meriden August 17, 2021 8:59 am

    Cleanup Continues After Acid Spill Closes Roads, Forces Evacuations in Meriden

    A state emergency response unit will be returning to at a facility in Meriden today to continue their clean-up efforts after a tractor-trailer leaked gallons of acid Monday. The crew from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responded to the Tradebe facility on Gracey Avenue. Officials at the scene have determined a drum inside the truck was leaking a…

  • meriden April 27, 2021 11:45 am

    5 Officers Injured After Fleeing Car Rams Into Them in Meriden, Conn.: Police

    A driver rammed a car into several police officers and ran over one officer’s foot in Meriden Monday evening, according to police. Officers pulled up to a vehicle on North 2nd Street around 5:20 p.m. to identify three people in the car and the driver, Luis Camacho, sped up and drove straight into one of the two police vehicles...

  • Contact Tracing January 11, 2021 10:22 am

    Meriden Officials Warn of COVID-19 Contact Tracing Scams

    The Meriden Health and Human Services Department and the Meriden Police Department said members of the general public are receiving calls from scammers posing as COVID-19 contact tracers and they are requesting private information, such as financial information and social security numbers. Meriden officials said contact tracers will ask for medical symptoms and about anyone with whom you’ve had...

  • Flu Shot October 9, 2020 9:18 am

    CT to Supply Free Flu Vaccine for Every Child in State: Official

    Health officials have stressed the importance of getting a flu shot this season and they announced efforts Friday morning on how to make sure more people have access to them. Dr. Deidre Gifford, the acting commissioner of the Department of Public Health, said the state Department of Health is working with local health departments to get a flu vaccine at…

  • Connecticut August 29, 2019 4:00 pm

    Police Won't Say How They Handled 911 Calls From Connecticut Mother Who Was Found Dead

    Police in Connecticut are refusing to say how they handled 911 calls earlier this month from a mother of two who was found dead five days later.

  • New Hampshire August 26, 2019 7:04 pm

    Wrong-Way Driver Sentenced in Killings of 5 Vt. Teens

    A Vermont man was sentenced Monday for crimes a Superior Court judge called “horrific,” following a conviction in the state’s first-ever quintuple murder trial. In May, a jury found Steven Bourgoin guilty of intentionally driving the wrong way on Interstate 89 in a fit of rage, then crashing into a car full of teenagers heading home from a concert, killing...

  • missing August 24, 2019 12:11 pm

    Family Reacts After Meriden Mom Found Dead in Waterbury

    Police say remains found in Waterbury are that of 31-year-old Perrie Mason, a Meriden woman reported missing Sunday.

  • New Hampshire August 6, 2019 1:20 pm

    Vermont Man Convicted in Deadly Wrong-Way Crash Denied New Trial

    A judge has denied a new trial for a Vermont man convicted of murder in the deaths of five teenagers killed on an interstate highway in a wrong-way crash. Attorneys for Steven Bourgoin acknowledged he caused the October 2016 crash but said he was insane at the time. Prosecutors said Bourgoin was grappling with custody of his child and relationship...

  • fire July 17, 2019 2:47 pm

    2-Alarm Fire Breaks Out at Multi-Family House in Meriden

    Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire in a three-family house on Miller Street in Meriden and rescued a puppy.

  • New Hampshire May 22, 2019 6:02 pm

    ‘I Ask You to Be Kind:' Vt. Families Remember 5 Murdered Teens After Jury Convicts Wrong-Way Driver

    Families of five Vermont teenagers who died in a crash with a wrong-way driver in 2016 expressed gratitude and relief Wednesday, after hearing a Burlington jury return guilty verdicts for the man who killed them.

  • New Hampshire May 21, 2019 1:59 pm

    Jury Begins Deliberations in Wrong-Way Vt. Crash That Killed 5

    A jury has begun deliberations in the trial of a Vermont man facing murder charges in the deaths of five teenagers after he caused a head-on crash by driving the wrong way on an interstate. The jury hearing the case of Steven Bourgoin began deliberations late Tuesday morning after receiving instructions from Judge Kevin Griffin. Griffin told the jury they...

  • New Hampshire May 20, 2019 6:09 pm

    Vermont Jury to Begin Deliberations in Quintuple Murder Case

    Attorneys completed their presentations Monday in a rare quintuple murder case in Vermont’s Chittenden County, meaning the jury can now begin its work. Defendant Steven Bourgoin of Williston is charged with five counts of murder—accused of killing a car full of teenagers with his vehicle in October of 2016 in a fiery wrong-way crash. Jurors were sent home late Monday...

  • New Hampshire May 13, 2019 6:47 pm

    Key Defense Witness Takes Stand in Vermont Quintuple Murder Trial

    The jury in a rare quintuple murder trial in Vermont’s Chittenden County heard testimony Monday that is expected to be critical in the deliberation room. Steven Bourgoin, of Williston, is facing five charges of second-degree murder, after he was accused of killing a car full of teenagers in October 2016 in a wrong-way crash.

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