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Park Water Rescue

(NEW LONDON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  The New London Police patrol  assigned to Ocean Beach Park  responded  Wednesday afternoon   after Life Guards   found a female , believed to be about 18 years old, in the deep end […]


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Bethel Fire Was The Second In Two Months

Police say the fire that killed one person in southwestern Connecticut is the second fire in the past two months at the home.


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New Britain Officer Jumps Into Pool, Saves Child

A New Britain police officer is being called a hero after rescuing a missing autistic boy from a neighbor’s pool.


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Man Saved,Pets Perish In House Blaze

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Fire officials are crediting state troopers with saving a sleeping man from a house fire in New Britain. New Britain fire inspector Eddie Irizarry tells WVIT-TV that two state troopers […]


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2 Rescued From Water

(WESTPORT,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  Two men were rescued from the water about a quarter  mile off  Sherwood Island in Westport Thursday afternoon.The men were tossed into the water after their boat capsized. The Westport Police Dive […]


One firefighter was killed and three injured in a fire at a house on Blue Hills Avenue in Hartford. The house is less than a block away from the Blue Hills Station, where black bunting was placed above garage bay doors, and the American flag was flown at half staff. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Firefighters Meet With Rescued Girl

Saturday, members of the Hartford Fire Department’s Engine 15 met with an eight-year-old girl they rescued from a structure fire on Hamilton Street last month .


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Enfield Police Credit Men With Saving Woman In River

Police are crediting two Enfield men for rescuing a woman who jumped into the Connecticut River.


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Lobstermen Rescued by Coast Guard

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued four lobstermen whose boat sank off Block Island. Authorities say the 60-foot boat began taking on water early Thursday, about 40 miles south of Block […]


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Girl Pulled From Long Island Sound After Canoe Capsizes

The operators of a ferry are being credited with saving the life of a 12-year-old girl who fell off a canoe and into the waters of Long Island Sound over the weekend.


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Cromwell Man Dies In Duck Hunting Accident

A Cromwell man was one of two duck hunters killed when their boat capsized in Massachusetts Tuesday. A third man survived the plunge into 35-degree waters with an air temperature of 8 degrees.