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Community Channel Still Recovering After Boss Gets Prison Time

The leader of a public access cable television company in eastern Connecticut says the not-for-profit business is still clearing up a financial mess created by its former board of directors president, who is serving eight years in prison for stealing nearly $380,000.

03/17/2014

Burton Wheeler Jr. (Vernon Police)

Sex Assault Arrest In Vernon

Vernon police arrested a local man Thursday for allegedly having sex with a young girl a number of years ago.

03/13/2014

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Police Seek Suspect In Cellphone Store Holdup

Vernon Police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate a holdup a week ago at the Boost Mobile cellular telephone store on West Main Street.

02/24/2014

Luis Galan (Courtesy Vernon PD)

Escapee Captured In Vernon

A man who jumped custody, escaping from a Connecticut halfway home Dec. 5, 2013, was captured in Vernon Monday morning.

02/11/2014

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Citizen Aids In Burglary Arrest

An alert citizen helped thwart a burglary in Vernon Sunday morning.

02/03/2014

Amanda McGuire of Vernon was charged with abusing her 3-month-old son. Photo courtesy of Vernon Police.

Vernon Woman Charged With Abusing Son

A Vernon woman is charged with abusing her 3-month-old son.

01/27/2014

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Jury Issues $8M Verdict Against Ex-Doctor

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut jury has issued an $8 million verdict against a former doctor found liable in a 2009 murder-suicide in Vernon. A lawyer in the civil case says the Waterbury Superior […]

01/08/2014

Waterbury Superior Court (WTIC Photo)

Former Doctor Seeks New Trial

By DAVE COLLINS    Associated Press   HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A former doctor found liable in a 2009 murder-suicide is asking a state judge to set aside the verdict and order a new trial, alleging […]

12/31/2013

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Vernon Pedestrian Killed In Weekend Accident

(Vernon, Conn./CBS Connecticut) Vernon police are asking for witnesses to call them as they continue to investigate the death of a woman killed on West Main Street over the weeend. Police say 53-year-old Maureen Thompson […]

12/23/2013

File photo of a Salvation Army bell-ringer. (Photo by PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Charged With Stealing Salvation Army Kettle Donations

In Vernon, police say they’ve arrested man on charges he stole Salvation Army collection bucket donations at a local supermarket.

12/06/2013

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