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Possible Explosive Unearthed In Vernon

(Vernon, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Vernon police say a device a construction crew thought was a possible blasting cap which was buried underground turned out not to be. The find was made around 11:00 this morning […]


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Police Investigating Assault With A Motor Vehicle

(VERNON,Conn./CBS Connecticut) –  A 31 year old  Manchester man was  struck by a vehicle  on Orchard Street , near Union Street in the Rockville section of Vernon early Thursday morning.Police say the victim was fleeing […]


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Vernon Water Control Department Accountant Arrested

(VERNON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)   –  An accountant at the Vernon  Water Control Department has been arrested.37 year old Rosanna Reynolds of Mansfield  is  charged with Larceny in the  First Degree, accused of embezzling nearly  three thousand dollars. […]


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Two Charged Following Disturbance

(VERNON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  -Two men were arrested  after Vernon Police responded to the report of a  disturbance involving several people on Woodland Street,near Prospect Street in the Rockville section of town late  Tuesday morning.It was reported […]


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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 […]