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Police: Man Hit With Large Rock, Slashed With Machete

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Police are investigating after they say a man was hit with a large rock and slashed with a machete in Willimantic. Police said they responded to an address on Milk Street […]


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State Supreme Court Orders Acquittal Of Former Army Medic In 2nd Amendment Case

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ordered the acquittal of a former Army medic arrested in 2010 when police seized machetes, a police baton and other weapons from his vehicle, saying his Second Amendment right to bear arms was violated.


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Man With Machete Robs Manchester Gas Station

Police in Manchester are investigating an early Saturday morning robbery where a man pulled out a machete.


Bristol Man Arrested In Machete Threats

Bristol man has been arrested after authorities say he swung a machete at several people in Waterbury and pressed the blade to a woman’s neck.



Man Uses Machete to Threaten Kids

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ A Fairfield man has been charged with threatening a group of neighborhood teens and destroying some mailboxes and a car mirror with a machete. The Connecticut Post reports ( ) that […]


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Police: Clerk With Machete Chased Would-Be Robber

Bloomfield police say the clerk at the Shell station on Blue Hills Avenue pulled a machete on a would-be holdup man early Sunday, ordering the suspect out of the business.


Suspect With Knife Confronts Victim With Machete

Police in Connecticut say a home invasion suspect broke into an apartment armed with a knife, but the victim had a machete and scared off the intruder.


Coventry Police Say Two Arrested in Robbery May Have Committed Similar Recent Crimes

Coventry police say they believe they’ve cracked a string of recent 7-11 convenience store robberies, following a heist at a store on Route 44 in Coventry Friday.  Police say they arrested 53-year-old David Williams-Saucier at […]


Police: 7-Eleven Robbed with Machete

Vernon Police say the 7-Eleven Store on Route 30 was robbed by two men with a machete Saturday morning. Police say the suspects entered the store shortly after 5 a.m., emptied the cash register and […]