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Woman Accused Of Abusing Child In Her Care

(VERNON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  Vernon Police have arrested  24 year old Manchester woman accused of abusing an 18 month old  she was caring for.Doctors at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center  notified police and the Department of Children […]


Forty-three year-old Carol Shapiro disappeared from Manchester in 2007.  Her remains were found in Vernon in 2013, and identified in 2015. Photo courtesy of Vernon and Manchester Police.

Police ID Remains Found In Woods Over 2 Years Ago

Police have identified human remains found years ago in a wooded area using DNA.


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Pedestrian Struck And Seriously Injured

(VERNON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)   –   A 77 year old Vernon man was  seriously injured when he was struck by an SUV shortly before noon  Tuesday as he crossed  Hartford Turnpike, Route 30,  at the intersection of Dobson […]


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Child Admits To Fabrication

(VERNON,Conn/CBS Connecticut)   –   Vernon Police say the  elementary school  student who reported  he had been  grabbed by a  stranger  who tried to force him into a car Tuesday  afternoon  while walking home from Lake Street […]


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Student Grabbed While Walking Home From School

(VERNON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)   –   An elementary school student was approached by a stranger in a vehicle  Tuesday afternoon while walking home from  Lake Street School in Vernon.Between 2:30 and  2:50 police say  the stranger allegedly got […]


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Barricaded Teen Surrenders Peacefully

(VERNON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  A male who had  been  undergoing  treatment at Rockville General Hospital escaped from the  Emergency Department  Friday  and was  then seen running into an apartment on Union Street.Police say he barricaded himself […]


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Dirt Bike Rider Injured In Vernon

(Vernon, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A man was injured this morning after Vernon police say he crashed the dirt bike he was riding. Around 7:15, police say they were notified by hiker that a man in […]


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Thieves Targeting Unlocked Vehicles

(Vernon,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –   Vernon  Police are investigating  thefts from unlocked vehicles.The  burglaries occurred  between Tuesday and Friday   during  overnight hours in neighborhoods which include Reed Street,Liberty Street,South Street, Kevin Drive and Fox Hill Drive. Thieves […]


Security camera image from a Webster Bank in Cromwell. Police say the photo depicts Jennifer Labbe. Photo courtesy of Cromwell Police.

Suspected Serial Bank Robber Captured

(Cromwell, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The woman suspected of being behind a series of bank robberies last month was captured last night in Hartford. Officials say 27-year-old Jennifer Labbe robbed banks in Cromwell, East Hartford, Wallingford, […]


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Vernon Police Charge New Britain Man With Sexual Assault

A New Britain man is under arrest in Vernon, facing multiple sexual assault charges.