• New Milford 10 hours ago

    Vigil to be held after crash that killed 17-year-old high school student in Connecticut

    The New Milford community continues to grieve a 17-year-old student who died in a car accident. It happened Friday afternoon on the Danbury Road section of Route 7. Two others were also critically injured in the crash. Hundreds of students poured on to the front lawn at New Milford High School Monday night for vigil, many of them holding candles…

  • New Milford September 23, 2023 11:30 am

    High school senior dead, others injured after New Milford, Conn. crash

    A 17-year old has died in a crash that sent multiple people to the hospital on Route 7 in New Milford Friday. New Milford Public Schools said a twelfth grader in the district has died. They’re offering counseling services this weekend for anyone wishing to talk about what happened. “At this time, out of respect for the family, we ask…

  • New Milford July 26, 2023 2:26 pm

    Dr. Henry Lee defends work after being found liable for falsifying evidence

    Famed forensic scientist Henry Lee defended his work and reputation Wednesday after a federal judge found him liable last week in a lawsuit for fabricating evidence in a murder trial that sent two innocent men to prison for decades. Ralph “Ricky” Birch and Shawn Henning were convicted in the Dec. 1, 1985, slaying of Everett Carr, based in part on…

  • New Milford July 11, 2023 3:39 pm

    CT man accused of killing mother found dead by suicide in prison cell

    A man accused of drowning his mother in New Milford last month has died in prison by suicide, according to the Department of Correction. Eric Meagan, 34, was found in his cell at Garner Correctional Institution in Newtown with a ligature tied to his neck Monday just before 3:30 p.m., officials said. He was the only one in the cell….

  • New Milford June 6, 2023 6:23 pm

    Conn. man drowned mother to ‘keep the demons away': police report

    A New Milford man drove with his mother to Harrybrooke Park Monday morning with the intent of drowning her, according to police. Eric Meagan, 34, told investigators he did it to “keep the demons away,” according to a police incident report. Police responded to the park around 8:20 a.m. Monday after Meagan called 911 to report the alleged crime. Arriving…

  • New Milford June 6, 2023 11:49 am

    Connecticut man arrested after admitting to killing mother, police say

    A New Milford man has been arrested after allegedly killing his mother and calling authorities to report the crime, police said. The police department said they received a call from 34-year-old Eric Meagan at about 8:25 a.m. Monday. He told officers that he had just killed his mother in the vicinity of the Still River near Harrybrooke Park on Still…

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