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Dog Fishes Out Illegal Fish

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A dog with an apparent nose for fish helped snag two Bridgeport fishermen trying to make off with an illegal stash of striped bass this weekend. Saydee the labrador retriever is […]



Waterbury Drug Suspect Wants Arrest Tossed After Arresting Officer Fired

An attorney for a Waterbury man who pleaded guilty to drug and weapons crimes is seeking to have his conviction thrown out after the arresting officer was fired.


West Haven Police patch. From West Haven Police Department web site.

West Haven Police Charge Suspect In Bar Shooting

Police have arrested a West Haven man in connection with a shooting outside a city bar that left a woman with a shotgun wound to her face.


mother's day stabbing

East Providence Woman Stabbed To Death In Front Of Daughter

Police say 42-year-old Christine Santurri was returning to her apartment after visiting her mother Sunday when Yuland Stanfield attacked her in front of her 21-year-old daughter.


Area behind a Hartford Road shopping plaza, searched by police in April, 2015, in connection with a serial killer investigation.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

New Britain Police To Give “Major” Update On Remains Found

Authorities investigating a suspected serial killer are planning what they say will be a “significant” update Monday afternoon on human remains found last month behind the same strip mall where the partial skeletons of three women were discovered in 2007.



Two Injured In Hartford Shooting

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Hartford police are investigating an early morning shooting. Units were dispatched to the area of Hilliside Avenue and Wilson Wtreet on a report two people had been shot. One person was […]



Synthetic Pot Leads To Spike In Hospitalizations

National figures include about a dozen people who became ill in Willimantic, Connecticut after taking K2 believed to be laced with the hallucinogen PCP


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Bridgeport Man Pleads Guilty in Car Theft, TV-Like Crash

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP)  A Bridgeport man faces 15 years in prison after police say he stole a car and fled with the owner clinging to the roof. The Connecticut Post reports Carlos Vidal Jr. pleaded […]


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Suspect Vehicle Hits School Bus

(West Haven, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Seven students sustained minor injuries this morning when a vehicle fleeing authorites struck their school bus. It was just after 11:30 when the bus carrying 13 children was struck in […]