• Rhode Island March 15, 2023 12:17 pm

    Man's Body Found in Rhode Island Home

    A man’s body was found at a home in Middletown, Rhode Island, on Tuesday, police said. The home on West Main Road was blocked off by yellow police tape on Tuesday afternoon, NBC affiliate WJAR reported. The body was identified Wednesday as 39-year-old John Edward-Corbett. Authorities have not yet determined the cause of Corbett’s death, which will be investigated...

  • cold case March 15, 2023 2:50 pm

    Who Murdered Megan McDonald? NY Cold Case Featured on ‘Dateline' Unsolved 20 Years Later

    It was March 15, 2003. The body of a young woman was discovered in a field in the town of Wallkill in the Orange County city of Middletown. She had been murdered. Her name was Megan McDonald, and she was 20 years old.

  • Middletown February 18, 2023 8:51 pm

    1 Injured, Up to 11 Displaced After Fire at Middletown, Conn. Apartment Complex

    One person is injured and up to 11 people are displaced after a fire at an apartment complex in Middletown on Saturday. Crews from several fire departments responded to the Hunter’s Crossing Apartments on Russet Lane around 8:30 a.m. When crews arrived, they said they found a large body of fire at one of the buildings. The entire building that…

  • Middletown January 26, 2023 3:40 pm

    Missing Middletown Man Found Safe

    A 62-year-old Middletown man who was missing has been found safe. Police said he suffers from memory loss and they had issued a Silver Alert for him. On Thursday afternoon, they said David Reich has been found safe with help from the public.

  • Middletown January 17, 2023 9:06 pm

    Fight Breaks Out Between Students, Adults at Middletown Basketball Game

    A fight broke out between students and adult spectators at a high school basketball game in Middletown Tuesday evening. School officials said that at the end of the varsity basketball game between Middletown and Weaver high schools, some student-athletes acted in an “unsportsmanlike” manner. That’s when a fight broke out involving both adults and students, the school district said....

  • Quentin Williams January 7, 2023 8:28 am

    State Rep. Quentin Williams Remembered During Candlelight Vigil in Conn.

    People in Middletown gathered Friday night for a vigil honoring state representative Quentin “Q” Williams who died in a wrong-way crash earlier this week. People described him as full of positivity, with endless energy and an infectious smile. Hundreds gathered in the city’s south green Friday night for a candlelight vigil honoring his public service. The crowd was filled...

  • Middletown January 4, 2023 5:16 am

    Man Killed in Crash on Route 9 South in Middletown, Conn.

    A man from Ansonia has died after a crash on Route 9 south in Middletown on Tuesday. State police said 33-year-old Vance Jenkins was traveling in the left lane of the highway around 3 p.m. when he hit a concrete barrier in the median. The impact caused his vehicle to travel across the road through the right lane and shoulder…

  • Middletown December 21, 2022 7:44 am

    Vermont Family's Missing Cat Found Safe 5 Months Later in Connecticut

    A cat that was missing for five months has been found safe and she is back home with her owners, just before Christmas. It’s all thanks to the woman who noticed the cat and a persistent animal control team that was able to set a trap with food that lured the hungry animal in. The cat, Minka, disappeared from...

  • Middletown September 1, 2022 3:54 pm

    One Person Dead After House Fire in Middletown, Conn.

    One person has died after a fire on Pine Street in Middletown early Thursday morning and a firefighter was evaluated for minor injuries. Middletown Fire Chief Jay Woron said 911 received the call around 4:21 a.m. and firefighters found heavy fire spreading from the first floor, extending to the second, and there were reports that two people were trapped. One…

  • Middletown August 30, 2022 1:34 pm

    Groundhog ‘Chunk' Tore Up a Delaware Garden. Now He's a Global Sensation

    Chunk the groundhog began mysteriously nibbling at Jeff Permar’s vegetables in 2019. Now, thanks to some motion-activated cameras, Chunk and his growing family have become global sensations.

  • Delaware August 30, 2022 4:22 pm

    ‘Chunk' the Groundhog Tore Up a Garden. Now He's a Global Sensation

    After a Delaware resident noticed his garden was being eaten by a suspicious critter, his camera set-up revealed a groundhog later named “Chunk” was taking advantage of the veggies. Now, Chunk and his family have become internet sensations. NBC10’s Tim Furlong has the story.

  • Middletown May 17, 2022 2:10 pm

    Person Rescued After Vehicle Drives Into Conn. River in Middletown

    Emergency crews rescued one person after a vehicle drove into the Connecticut River in Middletown on Monday night. When firefighters arrived at the scene, they said they got a visual on the car and saw one person in the water. Police were able to get a rescue throw device to the person in the water and he or she was…

  • brush fire May 11, 2022 11:40 am

    Separate Fire on Middletown/Higganum Town Line in Conn. is Suspicious: Officials

    There is a brush fire on the Middletown and Higganum town line and fire officials are calling it suspicious. The fire is where River Road in Middletown meets Dublin Hill Road in Higganum and is near an Eversource substation. Eversource crews are on site and are standing by. “We’re working with Middletown fire officials to better understand what may...

  • Middletown May 11, 2022 1:37 pm

    Brush Fire Spanning at Least 250 Acres Burns in Conn.

    Firefighters from several towns are continuing to battle a large brush fire that’s spanning hundreds of acres in Middletown. The fire is in the area of River Road, Aircraft Road and Freeman Road. The state Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection said the fire was caused by a downed power lines and the high winds made their response challenging....

  • 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…

  • Russia-Ukraine Crisis March 9, 2022 6:43 pm

    Ukrainian Mother of Two Finds Refuge in Connecticut

    Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began, more than two million people have sought refuge outside the country. Some of those refugees have arrived in Connecticut. Viktoriia Zakhidna and her two young children, ages 3 and 5, arrived in the United States on Tuesday. Her sister Marianna has taken them in to her Middletown home. For them, it has been…

  • Middletown October 29, 2021 2:27 pm

    U.S. Education Secretary Heads to Conn.

    U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona was in Connecticut Friday morning to visit a local community college and talk about new workforce development programs, new ways and ideas to grow and train a workforce in the state. Following a tour of Middlesex Community College in Middletown, a panel discussion talked about the new programs available to high school and community...

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