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Pepper Spray Used To Break Up Fight At Shopping Mall

Police, ambulance crews and the fire department were called to the Westfield Shopping Mall on Lewis Avenue in Meriden Saturday evening after a fight involving mall patrons.

17 hours ago

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Abused Dog Has Surgery, In New Home

(Meriden, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Meriden police are continuing their investigation into a case of animal abuse in which a dog was found wandering city streets this month with an elastic around her snout, and providing […]

12/15/2014

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Connecticut Takes First Steps Toward Super-fast Internet

STEPHEN SINGER Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is taking a slow approach to super-fast Internet. As of last week, 10 Connecticut municipalities were the first to commit to an initiative inviting telecommunications and […]

12/14/2014

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Police Find Malnourished Dog, A Band Around Her Snout

(Meriden, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Meriden police are investigating a case of suspected animal abuse. They say on Monday, a Good Samaritan notified an officer of a dog wandering around State Street, an elastic purposely placed […]

12/04/2014

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Fatal Fire In Meriden

A 40-year-old man has died in a house fire in Meriden.

11/20/2014

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Train Station Construction Begins

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut officials have announced the start of construction of train stations at Berlin, Meriden and Wallingford as part of the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Rail Program. The nearly $59 million project announced Friday […]

10/24/2014

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Bond Set For Sex Assault Suspect

A man accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl after breaking into her home in Meriden last week has been ordered held on $1 million bail.

10/20/2014

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Home Invasion, Sexual Assault Arrest Made

An arrest has been made in connection with this week’s home invasion and sexual assault of a 10 year old girl.Meriden Police with the assistance of the Waterbury Police Department and the State of Connecticut Parole Fugitive Investigations Unit arrested 23 year old Jose Gonzalez, formerly Desmond James of Waterbury.

10/17/2014

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Police: Man Broke Into 10-Year-Old’s Bedroom And Assaulted Her

Meriden police are looking for a man who broke in through a bedroom window and sexually assaulted a ten-year-old girl early Thursday morning.

10/16/2014

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Meriden Residents Demand Resignation Of Official

Most residents who attended a Meriden City Council meeting demanded the resignation of a City Councilor who unfavorably compared Meriden with Detroit, linking poverty and a large population of black residents.

10/07/2014

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