• Waterbury March 29, 2023 10:39 am

    Teen Drowns After Jumping Into Reservoir During Police Pursuit in Conn.

    A 17-year-old drowned at Lakewood Lake after running from officers that found him in a stolen vehicle in Waterbury on Tuesday. Police said they initially responded to Grilleytown Road at about 12:15 p.m. after finding an abandoned and unoccupied stolen car out of Millertown, New York. Shortly after, authorities located another motor vehicle that was stolen out of Ridgefield. The…

  • Waterbury March 9, 2023 3:24 pm

    Waterbury Hit-and-Run Victim Dies, Suspected Driver Arrested

    A man is in critical condition after being hit by a car in Waterbury Wednesday night. Police said they were called to the area of Meriden Road and Pierpont Road at about 6:20 p.m. after getting a report on an unconscious man lying in the road. Responding officers determined that a pedestrian in his 30s was struck and the driver…

  • Waterbury March 8, 2023 1:01 pm

    Man Suspected in Death of Estranged Wife, Shooting of Son in Conn. Found Dead in Virginia

    A man suspected of the shooting that killed his estranged wife and and injured their 19-year-old son in Waterbury Tuesday morning was found in Virginia and died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police. The investigation started when officers responded to Mark Lane around 5:15 a.m. Tuesday to investigate a disturbance. They said they found 45-year-old Catherine Roberts dead…

  • Waterbury March 7, 2023 6:21 pm

    1 Dead, 1 Injured in Conn. Shooting

    A mother is dead and her son is injured after a shooting in Waterbury on Tuesday morning. Officers were called to Mark Lane around 5:15 a.m. after getting a report of a disturbance. When officers arrived, they said they found two gunshot victims. According to police, a 45-year-old female was found dead from gunshot wounds. Her identity has not been…

  • Waterbury March 7, 2023 7:34 am

    2 Dead After Driver Loses Control, Hits Cars and a House in Waterbury, Conn.

    A man and a woman are dead after a driver lost control and hit multiple cars and then a house in Waterbury on Sunday night. Officers were called to a report of a crash at the intersection of Long Hill Road and Transit Street around 11:10 p.m. According to investigators, the driver lost control and hit two unoccupied, parked vehicles…

  • Waterbury March 6, 2023 3:22 pm

    Man in Critical Condition After Early Morning Shooting in Waterbury, Conn.

    A man is in critical condition after an early morning shooting in Waterbury on Monday. Officers were called to Burton Street around 5:06 a.m. after getting a report of a shooting with a gunshot victim. The person who was shot, identified by police as a 21-year-old man, was taken to Saint Mary’s Hospital. Authorities said he is in critical...

  • stone academy February 23, 2023 4:58 pm

    Conn. Attorney General Begins Formal Investigation After Stone Academy Closure

    It was just over a week ago when Stone Academy announced it would be closing all three campuses across the state after more than 150 years of operation and Attorney General William Tong said Thursday that his office is starting a formal investigation into the nursing school under the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act. After announcing the closure, a Stone…

  • Waterbury January 10, 2023 11:27 pm

    Watch: CT Officer Fired After ‘Inexcusable Behavior' Caught on Video

    A Waterbury police officer has been fired after an Internal Affairs investigation into his conduct during an encounter with a citizen while directing traffic last month.

  • Waterbury December 28, 2022 5:20 pm

    Police ID Person That Died In Waterbury Drive-By Shooting

    One person has died and another is in the hospital after being shot in Waterbury Monday night. It happened just after 8:30 p.m. on the 200 block of Walnut Street. Police say they found two men that had been shot at least twice. One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said he’s been identified as 32-year-old…

  • Waterbury December 5, 2022 5:18 pm

    Conn. Father Accused of Killing Baby Daughter Appears in Court

    The Naugatuck father accused of killing his 11-month-old daughter earlier this month appeared in court on Monday. In court, Christopher Francisquini was in handcuffs as he went before a judge. He is facing charges including murder with special circumstances and risk of injury to a child. The judge set his bond on the murder charge at $5 million and added…

  • Waterbury December 3, 2022 8:15 am

    Police Arrest Connecticut Father Accused of Killing Baby Daughter

    The Naugatuck father accused of killing his 11-month-old daughter has been taken into custody, police said. Waterbury Police arrested Christopher Francisquini Friday afternoon at about 3 p.m. Francisquini is accused of killing his baby daughter Camilla Francisquini. He had been on the run for two weeks and was taken into custody in the area of 400 Grand St. in Waterbury….

  • Waterbury December 1, 2022 7:45 pm

    Teen Hospitalized After Being Shot in Waterbury, Conn.

    A 17-year-old has been taken to the hospital after he was shot in Waterbury Thursday night. Police said the shooting happened on Scott Road at about 5 p.m. Responding officers found the teen and he was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Officers are looking for the person who shot him. The shooting is under investigation. Anyone…

  • Waterbury December 1, 2022 9:14 am

    Suspect in Fatal Shooting in Conn. Grocery Store Parking Lot Found in Puerto Rico

    The suspect in a fatal shooting in the parking lot of a Waterbury grocery store in September has been located in Puerto Rico and he has been brought back to Connecticut, according to police. The victim, 26-year-old Jordan Savage, was shot in the parking lot at Colonial Grocer on Colonial Avenue, according to police. Officers were called to Waterbury Hospital…

  • Massachusetts November 20, 2022 10:43 pm

    Did You Know 2 of the Best Donut Shops in US Are in New England?

    If you live in New England and love donuts (what is there to not love about donuts?), you’ll want to keep reading. Yelp scoured the nation earlier this year for the best bakers of America’s glazed, iced, dipped, sprinkled, and cream-filled confections to create the “Top 100 US Donut Shops 2022” — and two shops in Connecticut and Massachusetts earned…

  • Waterbury November 18, 2022 6:12 pm

    Police Arrest Suspect in Shooting That Injured Undercover Officer in Connecticut

    A Naugatuck police officer who was shot while conducting an undercover investigation in Waterbury Wednesday night is recovering and police said Friday that they have arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting. Police had been trying to identify the person or people who opened fire on an undercover police vehicle on Chase Parkway near the entrance ramp to Interstate…

  • Waterbury November 18, 2022 11:05 am

    Undercover Officer Recovering After Being Shot in Waterbury, Conn.

    A Naugatuck police officer was shot while conducting an undercover operation in Waterbury Wednesday night, according to police. It happened just after 10 p.m. on Chase Parkway near the entrance ramp to Interstate 84 East. Officers assigned to the Connecticut State Police Violent Crimes Task Force were conducting undercover surveillance when a suspect or suspects in an unknown vehicle opened…

  • Waterbury November 2, 2022 3:26 pm

    Bond Set at $1 Million for Man Accused of Driving Through Waterbury, Conn. Crime Scene

    A man who is accused of driving through an active crime scene as police were investigating a fatal crash in Waterbury Tuesday night, hitting a police cruiser, leading police on a chase and throwing heroin from his car is being held on more than $1 million bond, police said. Police have identified the suspect as Myrice Hodge, 35, of Waterbury….

  • Waterbury November 2, 2022 1:02 pm

    Car Drives Into Active Crime Scene, Hits Police Cruiser in Waterbury, Conn.

    A car allegedly drove through an active crime scene and hit a police cruiser while officers were investigating a deadly crash in Waterbury. The incident happened on Chase Avenue Tuesday night. Police were investigating a pedestrian crash in the area when a car drove through the crime scene, hitting a police cruiser and another unoccupied car while trying to flee….

  • Waterbury November 4, 2022 9:36 am

    Conn. Man Killed in Shooting on Halloween

    A 23-year-old man has died after a shooting in Waterbury Monday evening and police are investigating his death as a homicide. Officers responded to Willow Street just after 4 p.m. on Halloween to investigate reports of gunshots, then learned that a gunshot victim had been dropped off at Waterbury Hospital. Officers responded to the hospital and found 23-year-old Xavier Pellot,…

  • Waterbury October 20, 2022 2:42 pm

    Member of Connecticut National Guard Killed in Crash Days Before His Wedding

    A 19-year-old member of the Connecticut National Guard was killed in a crash in Waterbury on Tuesday morning, three days before he was supposed to be getting married. Spc. Josue Alicea-Tirado, of Waterbury, was with C Co., 1-102nd Infantry, according to Major General Francis J. Evon Jr., the adjutant general of the Connecticut National Guard. Alicea-Tirado was involved in...

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