Route 8 Bridgeport

Bridgeport Suspect To Be Sentenced In Fatal Drug Robbery

A 24-year-old Bridgeport man is slated to be sentenced for his involvement masterminding a fatal drug-related robbery.


Wesleyan University senior and neuroscience major Eric Lonergan, 22, is arraigned at Middletown Superior Court on Wednesday, Feb. 25 for possession of controlled substances among other charges.  Courtroom pool photo by Patrick Raycraft |  praycraft@courant.com

Feds Announce Charges In Wesleyan Overdoses

Two people have been indicted on federal charges alleging they distributed party drugs at Wesleyan University that sent 11 people to hospitals in February.


Cash and drugs seized during a drug bust. Photo from Hartford Police.

Cops: Drug Deal Broken Up, Stash Houses Raided

Hartford Police say they broke up a large drug deal on New Britain Avenue.



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


Manchester, Conn.

Manchester Homeless Shelter To Close

A Manchester social service agency has decided to turn down $174,000 in state aid and close its homeless shelter this summer rather than comply with a state requirement to admit homeless people who abuse alcohol and drugs.


Monsignor Kevin Wallin

Priest Who Ran Meth Ring Pleads For Leniency

Monsignor Kevin Wallin is asking a federal judge for be lenient when he is sentenced for running a meth ring and laundering money by buying a sex shop.


Alex Rodrogiez (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A-Rod Homers Against Red Sox In Tampa

Alex Rodriguez has hit his first home run since returning to the New York Yankees following a one-season drug suspension.


Madison I 95

Armed Drug Suspect Found After Highway Crash

A man who fled the scene of a multi-car crash on Interstate 95 Tuesday night was picked up in Madison.


Andrew Olson (Courtesy Middletown Police)

4th Wesleyan Student Arraigned On Overdose-related Charges

A Wesleyan University student suspected of selling the club-drug Molly on campus has been arraigned on charges stemming from on-campus overdoses that sent a dozen people to the hospital.


Photo Courtesy Hartford Police

Prosecutors: Heroin Demand Up

Prosecutors say demand for heroin is up since raids in April 2013 that led to the arrests and prosecutions of about 50 suspects in a southeast Connecticut drug dealing operation.