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File photo of an empty jail cell. (Photo credit: BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

Two Women Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Child With Dog

Two women were arrested late last week by local authorities in relation to the sexual assault of a child involving a dog.


Rockville Superior Court (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Reprieve For Dog Who Killed Chickens

An “order of disposal” against the Siberian husky Luna who chased and killed chickens in Tolland has been dropped.
Luna is, however banished from the town of Tolland.


Life-or-Death Hearing For Chicken-Killing Dog

A Siberian Husky is headed to a Connecticut court for a life-or-death hearing.


The dead poodle was the same unusual apricot color as this other poodle.  The image was distributed by the Branford Animal Control, to give people a general idea of what the dog looked like..

Branford Officials Seek Dog Killer

A dog was killed over the winter, and its remains left near an abandoned building on Beaver Road.


Bear Kills Dog At Avon Home

A cocker spaniel tied up at a home on Stonefield Road in Avon was killed in an encounter with a large bear late Friday morning.  Avon Police and Department of Environmental Protection Conservation Police called […]


Precious (Courtesy New Britain Police)

Police Seek Help For Injured Puppy

New Britain Police are hoping to find a rescue group to care for a puppy found abandoned on Dwight Street this week.


(Credit: Meriden Humane Society)

Snow Brings Down Dog Run Cover At Humane Society

The weight of recent snow brought down a metal roof over the dog runs at the Meriden Humane Society on Friday, and now workers are asking for volunteers to help walk the dogs, since they […]


Man Charged with Dragging Dog behind Truck

Branford Police  say a Branford man is charged with cruelty to animals after driving his truck with a family member’s dog tied to the vehicle. Police say a volunteer firefighter alerted police to the incident.  […]


Man Blames Dog for Fatal Car Crash

WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A 22-year-old Westport man accused of causing a car crash in April that took the life of a 70-year-old man is blaming the accident on his dog. Police say Brian Taplinger […]


Police Dog Training for Duty in the Field

An AP Member Feature Exchange By Dirk Perrefort,  The News Times of Danbury DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ The Danbury police department’s newest recruit is a bit on the young side, but don’t let that fool […]