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Penney’s Closing Meriden Store

MERIDEN,Conn. (CBS Connecticut) -The J.C.Penney store in the Meriden Square Mall is one of 33   the retailer says is under-performing and will close by early May.Penney’s will also be cutting  two thousand jobs in an […]

01/15/2014

Part of the back wall of an old apartment building on East Main Street in Meriden collapsed. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Partial Building Collapse In Meriden

Meriden fire authorities have evacuated a building which suffered a partial wall collapse.

01/15/2014

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Fire Breaks Out At Vacant Meriden Home

Crews in Meriden responded to the scene of a fire involving a multi-story home on Cook Avenue early Sunday morning.

01/12/2014

Colony Market holdup (Courtesy Meriden Police)

Armed Robbery In Meriden

Meriden police are investigating an armed robbery that happened this morning around 8:45 a.m. at the Colony Market, 640 Old Colony Rd.

12/23/2013

Meriden home invasion suspect (Courtesy Meriden Police)

Meriden Home Invasion Suspects Sought

(Meriden, Conn./CBS Connecticut) Meriden police have released photos of two person(s) of interest in a home invasion on Friday, Dec. 13, around 10 p.m. It happened at the Crown Village Apartment Complex. Police say while […]

12/20/2013

Frankie Resto (Courtesy Meriden Police)

Man Who Fatally Shot Meriden Store Clerk Pleads Guilty

The man who shot and killed a gas station clerk at the EZ Mart on East Main Street in Meriden during an armed robbery in June of 2012 pleaded guilty Wednesday to murder and first-degree […]

11/28/2013

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Fire Routs Meriden Apartment Building

Around two dozen residents have been displaced following an early morning fire in Meriden. Fire Chief Ken Morgan says they got the call around four a.m. to a multi-building apartment complex on Meetinghouse Ridge. Morgan […]

11/14/2013

Israel Gonzalez (Courtesy Meriden Police)

Upgraded Charges Against Driver In Fatal Hit And Run; Police Say His Blood Alcohol Was 3x Legal Limit

Meriden police say the driver of an SUV that slammed into the back of a family car, killing two children and injuring a third child and both parents, had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit,

11/08/2013

Meriden Superior Court. File photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Investigation Continues In Double Fatal Crash In Meriden

Meriden police are continuing their investigation into Sunday’s fatal accident that left two young children dead, several family members injured, and a suspect behind bars. Police say they are still awaiting the results of a […]

11/07/2013

Photo Courtesy of Meriden Police

Meriden Police Seek Witness To Shooting

Meriden police are seeking a witness to a shooting from last month. The department has released a surveilance photograph of a witness to a shooting October 11. Police emphasize the woman in the picture is […]

11/06/2013

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