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Meriden Cop Found Guilty In Brutality Case

A federal jury has found a Meriden police officer guilty of charges that he violated the rights of a man who suffered a fractured skull after the officer pushed him and lying in a report about the incident.


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Cossette Deliberations Begin Today

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Jury deliberations are set to begin in the brutality trial of a Meriden police officer. Deliberations begin Monday in federal court in New Haven. Evan Cossette, the son of Meriden […]


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Meriden Officer Testifies In Brutality Trial

A Meriden police officer testified Friday that he was acting in self-defense and didn’t intend to injure a man who suffered a fractured skull after he pushed him, while a prosecutor reminded the jury the man was handcuffed and much smaller than the officer.


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Cossette Trial Begins

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ The trial of a Meriden police officer accused of brutality is about to start. Evan Cossette heads to trial Tuesday in federal court in New Haven. Cossette, the son of […]


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Cossette: Jury Shouldn’t See Alleged Brutality Video

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A Meriden police officer charged with brutality says a video of the incident was altered to leave out key moments and shouldn’t be shown to a jury. Officer Evan Cossette’s […]


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Home Invasion-Kidnapping at Jewelry Store Owners Home in Meriden

On April 11, at around 10:51 P.M. the Meriden Police Department received a call of a Home Invasion at 120 Gravel Street Unit # 71. When the police arrived, two of the four victims involved […]


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Meriden Fire Displaces Six

The American Red Cross is helping six people – four adults and two children – in two families after a fire earlier Sunday at an apartment building at 306 Britannia St. in Meriden. The Red […]



Stabbing In Meriden

A 21-year-old man was stabbed three times during an altercation outside a party in Meriden Saturday around 11:23 p.m. The victim suffered minor injuries to his arm, wrist and chest. It happened outside a party […]


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Meriden Woman Critical After Crash

A Meriden woman is hospitalized in critical condition after being ejected from a pick-up truck, which went out of control, hit a guardrail and rolled over on Interstate-691 West in Meriden Sunday morning just before […]


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Two Found Dead In Meriden, Likely CO Poisoning

Meriden police found a man and woman dead inside a vehicle buried in snow outside 11 Webster St. Sunday around 11 a.m. The male and female were each seen Feb. 9 at about 9:30 p.m. […]