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Man Arrested in Death of Willimantic Girl

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut State Police say a 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 3-year-old girl in Willimantic. Police said Carroll Baumgarner Ramos was arrested Friday on charges […]


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Police: Willimantic Father Was Killed Four Months Ago

State Police say a Willimantic man who is charged with shooting a Willimantic police officer had killed his father last winter.


Investigating: Police Shooting and Apparent Homicide

A man ambushed and shot a Willimantic police officer who went to his house Tuesday then led officers on a manhunt through a residential neighborhood and authorities were investigating the discovery of a man’s body inside the home, state police said.


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Manhunt in Willimantic After Policeman’s Shooting

A manhunt has ended in Willimantic after a police officer was shot late this morning.


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Three Injuries In Willimantic Fire

Two residents suffered burns and one firefighter was injured in a fire Monday morning.


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Large Fire At St. Mary Church in Willimantic

“Fire is licking out from the building, out under the roof. I am afraid there is going to be quite a bit of damage.”


Gas Odor Prompts School Evacuation

The Willimantic Fire Department says Windham Tech was evacuated late this morning due to an odor of gas.


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Holowaty Out at Eastern

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) _ Eastern Connecticut State University says longtime baseball coach Bill Holowaty has retired after being suspended for throwing equipment. The Friday announcement said he leaves “a legacy of loyalty and commitment to […]


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Suspect Dead In Willimantic Officer-Involved Shooting

WILLIMANTIC. Conn. (AP) _ State police say a Willimantic police officer has fatally shot a man armed with a hatchet. Two Willimantic officers were called to an apartment building shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday about […]


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Report: Mom Drunk With Kids In Car

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) _ Police in Willimantic say they charged a local woman with drunken driving after finding her slumped over the steering wheel of a van with her two children asleep in the back. […]