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Torrington May Update Bullying Policy After Online Taunting Of Rape Victims

Torrington officials are looking at updating the school system’s bullying policy after two teenage girls were taunted online over the arrests of four high school football players on statutory rape charges.

04/04/2013

Elizabeth Esty at the New Britain Senior Center. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Esty Continues Small Biz Tour

TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty is continuing her tour of small businesses and manufacturers in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District. The Democrat was scheduled to make stops at Altek Electronics Inc. in Torrington […]

04/01/2013

Edgar Gonzalez, Joan Toribio (Courtesy Torrington Police)

New Sexual Assault Charges Filed In Torrington

Torrington Police arrested a 17-year-old boy today, on charges of sexual assault in the second degree, and risk of injury to a minor.

03/27/2013

Edgar Gonzalez, left, Joan Toribio (Courtesy Torrington Police)

Torrington Warns Against Social Media Taunting

The superintendent for Torrington schools is warning that inappropriate comments made against a student or staff member could lead to punishment for students including possible expulsion.

03/25/2013

Edgar Gonzalez, Joan Toribio (Courtesy Torrington Police)

Court Records Show Football Players Are Charged In Sexual Assault Of Two 13-Year-Olds

Two Connecticut high school football players have been charged in sexual assault cases involving different 13-year-old girls, at least one of whom has been taunted online by dozens of upset classmates.

03/20/2013

Tina Scapin (Courtesy Torrington Police)

Police Say School Bus Driver Had Sex With Teen Student

Torrington police say a 39-year-old Torrington school bus driver is under arrest after she had been found to have had sex with a 17 year old male student.

03/11/2013

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Fire Guts Torrington Home, Damages Two Others

TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) _ Torrington officials are trying to determine the cause of a house fire that was fueled by high winds and spread to two nearby homes. No one was injured. Flames were shooting […]

03/05/2013

Wind-Whipped Fire Spread To Nearby Homes

Torrington officials are trying to determine the cause of a house fire that was fueled by high winds and spread to two nearby homes. No one was injured.

03/05/2013

Anti-Gay T-Shirt (Handout/The Groody Family)

Man Angered Over Anti-Gay Shirt Arrested

WOLCOTT, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut man was arrested after police say he confronted school officials in two towns about a decision allowing a high school student to wear a T-shirt bearing an anti-gay message. […]

02/28/2013

Jennifer Wheeler (Courtesy Torrington Police)

Aunt In Silver Alert Case Arrested

Two sisters missing from Torrington who were the subject of a Silver Alert have been found, and their aunt faces charges in the case.

02/22/2013

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