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New Hampshire Officer Buys Suspect A Meal Before Charging Her

MANCHESTER, N.H. (CBS CONNECTICUT/AP) — A Manchester police officer investigating a theft bought a “desperate and hungry” suspect a meal at McDonald’s before charging her. The incident unfolded about 8:30 Friday morning when officers Lisa […]

02/13/2015

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Former Bridgeport Police Officers Sentenced In Beating

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Two former Bridgeport police officers were each sentenced Thursday to three months in prison in the beating of a suspect during an arrest captured on video. Elson Morales and Joseph Lawlor, […]

02/05/2015

Tina Deleeuw and Victor Santiago. Photos courtesy of New Haven Police.

Alleged Drunk Driver Collides With Detectives’ Car

New Haven Police say a drunk driver crashed a Mazda into two detectives’ car on Chapel Street Friday night.

01/12/2015

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Police Officer Set To Go On Trial

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A Bridgeport police officer is heading to trial, charged with violating the civil rights of a man whose beating was captured on video. Testimony is set to get underway Monday in […]

01/11/2015

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Police Find 84 Grams Of Crack Cocaine In Loaf Of Bread

A Florida man was arrested after police found almost 84 grams of crack cocaine hiding in a loaf of bread.

01/08/2015

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New Haven Police To Patrol In Pairs

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A New Haven police spokesman says officers will work in pairs following the fatal shootings of two New York City policemen. Spokesman David Hartman tells The New Haven Register  that […]

12/23/2014

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Police Locate SUV Suspected In Hit-Run Death

One day after putting out a renewed plea for public help in their investigation of a vehicle suspected in the hit-and-run accident which killed a 51-year-old woman and injured her 11-year-old son, Bridgeport police say they have seized a white BMW X3 believed to have been involved.

12/17/2014

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After Leaving Court, Former Policeman Is Arrested Three More Times

A former police officer who appeared in court Monday on a drunken-driving charge was arrested three more times over the next 11 hours.

12/17/2014

New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman

New Haven Chief’s Actions At Yale Game Questioned

New Haven officials are raising questions about Police Chief Dean Esserman’s behavior during a confrontation with an usher at the Yale-Army football game in September.

12/12/2014

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West Haven Police Mum On Police Chase

West Haven police say a chase that ended in a crash that injured two officers was a possible medical issue and are not releasing the identity of the man involved.

12/04/2014

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