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Arrest Made In Sexual Assault

AVON, Conn. (AP) _ A man has been taken into custody in Massachusetts and charged in the sexual assault of a woman who was attacked last month while running on a trail in Connecticut. Police […]


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Avon Runner Sexually Assaulted

(AVON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –   Avon Police are  investigating after a woman reported she  had been sexually assaulted while running  on the Rails to Trails off Scoville Road   around noon on Thursday.The woman said a man in […]


Surveillance camera images from a robbery at Northwest Community Bank in Avon May 23, 2015. Photos courtesy of Avon Police.

Gun Shown During Bank Hold Up In Avon

The Northwest Community Bank was robbed in Avon today.


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Dogs Killed In Avon Fire

Three dogs were killed in a detached garage fire at 275 Waterville Road in Avon before dawn today.


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Another Hearing Set On Sewage Plant Upgrades

(Farmington, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Before it goes to a referendum vote on Election Day, a plan to upgrade the Farmington sewage treatment plant will have one more informational hearing tomorrow night. Planning for the work […]


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Police To Increase Presence At Avon School

Avon Police are increasing security at a local school after what school officials describe as an “unusual incident.”


David Wilcox outside of Hartford Superior Court. He was convicted of manslaughter in the Avon Mountain Crash. WTIC photo.

Court Dismisses Lawsuits In Avon Mountain Crash

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that victims of the 2005 Avon Mountain crash that killed four people cannot sue the state on allegations that Route 44 was dangerous and lacked adequate safety measures.


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Fire Destroys Avon Little League Equipment

(Avon, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Authorities in Avon are investigating a fire in a shed that stored equipment for the town’s Little League. Officials say they received several 911 calls and crews arrived just before 3:30 […]


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Lawsuit: Avon Teachers Recruited Sisters Into Cult

Allegations that some Avon High School teachers recruited students into a cult and that they pose a threat to the community are part of a civil lawsuit filed in U.S. Federal Court in New Haven Wednesday.


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State Supreme Court to Hear Arguments in Route 44 Crash

The Connecticut Supreme Court will hear arguments in two lawsuits filed over a 2005 crash at the bottom of Avon Mountain that killed four people and injured 19 others.