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Hamden Accident Sends Driver To Hospital

(Hamden, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – An accident in Hamden has a major thoroughfare closed. Just before eight a.m., police responded to the scene at Whitney Avenue and Eli Road. A vehicle traveling northbound on Whitney hit […]

03/25/2014

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Connecticut Domestic Worker Files Suit Citing Low Pay

By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A domestic worker in Connecticut filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday saying she was often paid less than $1 per hour as she worked up to […]

03/12/2014

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Man Who Suffered Seizure Sues Hamden Police Over Use Of Stun Gun

A Connecticut man who says police shot him with a stun gun while he was having an epileptic seizure has filed a lawsuit accusing two officers of battery and using excessive force.

01/27/2014

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Take A New Year’s Day Hike

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Hikers who want to chill out after New Year’s Eve parties can indulge themselves in four Connecticut state park hikes on New Year’s Day. First Day Hikes are planned for Sleeping […]

12/30/2013

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Man Who Shot Woman In Wallingford Kills Himself

Wallingford, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) A man who police say is responsible for shooting a women in Wallingford around 1:30 a.m. Sunday later shot and killed himself. Wallingford police were called to a home at 43 […]

12/30/2013

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Bridgeport Police Make Arrest In Homicide Case

Police in Bridgeport have made an arrest in connection with a homicide that occurred this past weekend. Under arrest for the shooting death of Karlhenry Gay is 27-year-old Luis Rivera. Gay was fatally shot outside […]

11/20/2013

the Hamden Police Department. A new headquarters building is under construction. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Party Ends in Arrests and Well Rescue

Hamden Police were called to 3235 Whitney Avenue late Halloween  night on the report of a large  crowd making a  lot of noise, parking complaints  and traffic safety concerns.When police arrived they  found about  150 […]

11/01/2013

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Brush Fires Hit Hamden, Cheshire

Two brush fires broke out, one in Hamden and another in Cheshire. Fire officials in Hamden responded to a brush fire at Sleeping Giant State Park. Authorities say the fire started near the Giant’s Head […]

10/27/2013

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Teen Dies in Hamden Crash

A 15-year-old has died and two adults are seriously injured after a two-car crash Thursday morning on Dixwell Avenue  in Hamden. Police said the boy was a passenger in a car driven by a 27-year-old […]

09/05/2013

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Cemetery Vandalism Reported In Hamden

Police in Hamden are investigating a case of cemetery vandalism. Investigators say the discovery was made Monday at Congregation Beth el Keser Memorial Park Cemetery on Warner Street. Police say 30 gravestones were knocked over. […]

09/05/2013

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