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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.

08/11/2014

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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 […]

07/23/2014

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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.

05/22/2014

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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.

04/30/2014

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Avon Doctor Charged With Sexual Assault

An Avon doctor is due in court next month after two female patients told police they had been victims of sexual assault during visits to his office on Nod Road.

01/24/2014

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Man Arrested on Voyeurism Charge

Avon police are charging a man after they say he spied on a co-worker at the town post office. Police received the complaint this morning from a U.S. Postal Service special agent about 43-year-old Craig […]

12/06/2013

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Avon Cop Fired

Avon police officer Todd Akerly taught DARE classes to sixth-graders. He was fired Oct. 3 for inappropriate social media contact with those students. The police chief did make clear that while Akerly violated department policy, […]

10/15/2013

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Fire Causes Heavy Damage At Avon Medical Building

An early morning fire caused heavy damage to a walk-in clinic on Route 167 in Avon.

10/08/2013

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Fire At Farmington Woods Condo

A massive fire broke out this morning at the Farmington Woods condominiums on Heritage Drive in Avon. Multiple units were affected by the blaze that started just before 5 a.m. Fire crews from Simsbury, Avon […]

09/12/2013

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Powder Scare in Avon

Emergency Personnel  responded to the Avon Mill Apartments  about 4:45 Friday afternoon  after a resident discovered  a white powdery substance  in the mail he had received. As a precaution , the unit where the powder […]

07/12/2013

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