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New Britain Police Chief James Wardwell (WTIC Photo)

New Britain Officer Seriously Injured

A New Britain police officer is hospitalized in serious condition after being run over by a suspect overnight.


Police cordoned off the Central Connecticut State University campus during a lockdown. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Student Who Set Off Conn. Lockdown To Be Arraigned

A former Central Connecticut State University student who triggered a campus lockdown and massive police response by wearing a Halloween costume with a sword and BB gun is facing his first court appearance.


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New Britain Man Arrested In 2012 Kidnapping

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Police have arrested a New Britain man on charges he kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman last year. Fernando Cruz is accused of kidnapping at knifepoint a 25-year-old woman on […]


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NB Police: Watch Out For CL&P Phone Scam

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ New Britain police are warning of telephone scams targeting Latino residents. Police said Friday it’s received numerous complaints in the last month about a scam by callers speaking Spanish and […]


New Britain Police Chief James Wardwell. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

After Gunfire and Crash, Police Shoot Man Holding Gun

New Britain Police officers today shot a gun-wielding man.



New Britain Man Dies After Being Tasered In Police Standoff

A standoff at an apartment at 141 Broad St. in New Britain that lasted four hours last night has turned deadly. A man barricaded himself inside his home and was throwing things from his window […]


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Homicide in New Britain

At approximately 11:47 p.m. Sunday the New Britain Police Department received a report of a man shot in the area of 15 Kelsey St. Responding officers located an adult male in the area of a […]


TD Bank robbery suspects photos. (Courtesy New Britain Police)

TB Bank Robbed In New Britain

New Britain police are looking for two men who were armed when they robbed a TD Bank Branch at 587 Hartford Road near the Westfarms Mall Friday around 7:30 p.m. Surveillance photos have been released. […]


New Britain Fire Department logo. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

New Britain Man Arrested For Arson In Neighboring Building

New Britain police have made an arrest in an early-morning fire Saturday that heavily damaged a vacant building.


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New Britain Police Release Internal Investigation Report

An internal investigation has found that a former New Britain police captain had sex while on duty numerous times, including twice while on overtime.