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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.

01/20/2014

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.

01/16/2014

Jose Maldonado (Courtesy New Britain Police)

New Britain Drug And Gun Suspect Barges Into Apartment, Hides In Cabinet

Investigators say when Jose Maldonado saw them, he ducked back inside an apartment building on North Street, barged into a fourth floor apartment, and hid in a cabinet.

01/14/2014

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20 Year Sentence In Assault On Girlfriend, Two Police Officers

A New Britain man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for his assault of his girlfriend and stabbing two New Britain police officers who responded to the attack.

01/14/2014

Jeremiah Oliver was last seen Sept. 14. (Facebook)

Drug Charges Against Father Of Missing Boy

A Connecticut man who has led searches for his missing 5-year-old son in Massachusetts has been charged with selling heroin.

01/02/2014

Jeremiah Oliver was last seen Sept. 14. (Facebook)

Mass. Fires 3rd Worker In Case Of Missing Boy With Connecticut Ties

A third employee of Massachusetts’ social services agency has been fired for her involvement in the case of a 5-year-old boy with Connecticut ties who has not been seen for months and is feared dead.

12/30/2013

Jeremiah Oliver was last seen Sept. 14. (Facebook)

Father Of Missing Boy Seeks Custody Of Other Children

The Boston Globe reports that Jose Oliver of New Britain, the father of a missing Massachusetts 7-year-old, is seeking custody of his other two children.

12/30/2013

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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 […]

12/27/2013

Open enrollment center (Courtesy Access Health CT)

Access Health CT Storefronts Reopen

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace is reopening its two storefronts following a Christmas break to resume enrolling customers and answering questions. Access Health CT’s insurance stores, located in New Britain and New […]

12/27/2013

Fernando Cruz was charged with kidnapping and sexual assault, after allegedly using a knife to threaten a female victim into his car, then attack her. Photo From New Britain Police.

Police: Van Driver Kidnaps, Sexually Assaults Woman

New Britain resident Fernando Cruz is charged with kidnapping, sexual assault, and threatening.

12/26/2013

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