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Police Activity Near Newington High School Prompted Shelter-in-place

Newington police say a standoff situation which resulted in a lockdown at some Newington schools ended peacefully Wednesday.


East Hartford resident Dennis Martinez is charged in a deadly hit-and-run crash in Newignton. Photo courtesy of Newington Police.

Arrest In Deadly Newington Hit-and-run

Newington Police have arrested an East Hartford man in a deadly hit-and-run crash.


Fifty-nine year-old Michael Kozak of Newington (gray shirt), and 60-year-old Steve Ford of Plainville (white shirt). Photos courtesy of Newington Police.

Second Recent Armed Robbery At Berlin Turnpike Target

Police have arrested two suspects in a robbery at the Newington Target store on the Berlin Turnpike Thursday.


File photo of MDC van. (Courtesy Metropolitan District Commission)

Water Main Repaired

(Newington, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The Metropolitan District Commission is reporting a water main break in Newington has been repaired. MDC reported the break this morning around 4 o’clock on Garfield Street. Fifteen homes and three […]


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Newington Police Probe Apartment Storage Unit Burglaries

(Newington, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – In Newington, police are investigating break-ins at two apartment complexes in town. They say on Sunday, officers responded to reported burglaries in basement storage units at the Stonegate and Colonial Manor […]


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Slain Newington Officer To Be Remembered

NEWINGTON, Conn. (AP) – Family, friends and colleagues are remembering a slain Newington police officer on the 10th anniversary of his death. A private remembrance is planned Tuesday at the Newington Police Department at 10:20 […]


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Suspects Sought In Newington Armed Robbery

(Newington, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Detectives in Newington are investigating an early morning armed robbery in town. Shortly after 1:30 police responded after two men were reported to have entered the 7-Eleven on Richard Street.  One […]



School Officials Clear Up Halloween Flap

(Newington, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Halloween is on in the Newington school system. The fact is, it was never off. So says schools Superintendent William Collins. The district was criticized when the recent cancelation of a […]


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Conn. Elementary School Canceling Halloween Because Not All People Celebrate It

Two Newington Schools have canceled Halloween festivities, upsetting many students’ parents.


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Mill Pond Park Lives, Newington Voters Shoot Down Referendum

Newington voters Tuesday said NO to a proposal to put money into fixing the town hall and building a new community center in Mill Pond Park.