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Police: Man Hit With Large Rock, Slashed With Machete

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Police are investigating after they say a man was hit with a large rock and slashed with a machete in Willimantic. Police said they responded to an address on Milk Street […]


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Willimantic Man Shocked Climbing Utility Pole

Police say a Connecticut man was hospitalized after he was shocked while climbing a telephone pole.


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Arrest Made After Shots Fired

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) _ Police say a man has been arrested after firing several shots outside a bar as it was closing early Sunday morning. Police Corp. Stanley Parizo said the gunfire was reported outside […]


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Connecticut Town’s Boom Box Parade Celebrates 30th Year

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Willimantic’s annual Independence Day parade once again will include the traditional Little League teams, floats sponsored by local businesses, fire trucks, and politicians. But, for the 30th consecutive year, there will […]


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Police: Amber Alert Canceled After Boy Found Safe

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — An Amber Alert that was issued for a missing 3-year-old boy in western Connecticut who allegedly was taken by his father has been canceled. Willimantic police say Tony Juarez was found […]


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Police Arrest 2 More People In Synthetic Marijuana Probe

Police in Connecticut have arrested two more people while investigating a batch of synthetic marijuana that sickened about a dozen people — bringing the total number of arrests to six.


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Synthetic Marijuana Sickens Users In Willimantic

Willimantic police say they are dealing with a batch of tainted synthetic marijuana that has sent about a dozen people to the hospital since Monday.


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Man Charged In Willimantic Police Officer Choke

(Willimantic, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Willimantic police are charging a man they say assaulted a city police officer over the weekend. They say just after 8 o’clock Saturday night, 22-year-old Robert O’Connor had become involved in […]


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Police Suspect Red-Gloved Man In Four Holdups

State police are looking for a red-gloved bandit in a series of armed robberies in eastern Connecticut.



Police Arrest Willimantic Man In Serious Church Street Stabbing

Willimantic Police say a man is under arrest for a stabbing on Church Street Friday afternoon.