Stories By Liz Hardaway

  • Police: Person killed in Westport crash Police said a person was pronounced dead after a crash on Saugatuck Avenue in Westport Monday afternoon. The person has not been identified.
  • Retired Naugatuck Police dog Vane dies Vane, who worked with the Naugatuck Police Department for 10 years, died Friday, according to the police department.
  • One hospitalized after Killingly garage fire, official says A person was sent to the hospital Monday afternoon after a garage fire raged in Killingly.
  • New London police investigate ‘suspicious’ death in cemetery Police were called to a New London cemetery Saturday evening after someone discovered a partially decomposed body in the woods.
  • COVID hospitalizations continue to slowly decline in CT, data... Despite the recent dip, hospitalizations are still higher than they were this time last week, according to state data.
  • Fire chief: Distressed swimmer saved by good Samaritans in... A distressed male swimmer in Great Hill Pond was saved by four civilians Sunday, according to the town’s fire chief.
  • Former CT man accused of killing mom to have competency hearing Officials are holding the hearing Friday afternoon to determine if Nathan Carman, who is accused of killing his mother, is able to stand trial.
  • Warrant: Norwich man beat couple with hatchet in home invasion A man was charged after he allegedly beat a Norwich couple with a hatchet earlier this year. A woman’s injuries were so severe she suffered a brain bleed, police said.
  • CT municipalities open cooling centers in anticipation of 90... Here’s where to find cooling centers in Connecticut this weekend as temperatures get in to the 90s.
  • Firefighters rescue dog from burning Norwalk home, official says A dog was carried out of a burning home on Ferris Avenue Friday evening as firefighters battled a blaze in a basement apartment.
  • Former Norwalk CEO enters federal prison for manipulating stocks Abraxas “AJ” Discala, founder of Norwalk’s OmniView Capital and the former husband of “The Sopranos” star Jamie Lynn Sigler, entered federal prison this month.
  • Data: COVID hospitalizations dip slightly in Connecticut Hospitalizations have been mostly rising since April, but there was a slight dip Friday, according to state data.
  • Feds: Stratford man gets 18 years in prison for exploiting... A Stratford man was sentenced to 18 years in prison Friday after he lured girls on Instagram and sexually exploited multiple children, according to federal prosecutors.
  • Feds: New Haven man pleads guilty in mail, identity theft scheme The man, and his associate, were accused of stealing $118,000 from more than 70 victims, federal prosecutors said. The man faces up to 30 years in prison.
  • CT Supreme Court orders new trial in Dunkin’ Donuts Park case The Connecticut Supreme Court has ordered a new trial over Hartford terminating its contract early with the original developers of Dunkin’ Donuts Park.
  • Plainfield police investigating house fire in Moosup Several fire departments responded to the house in Moosup Thursday evening to extinguish the fire, police said.
  • Police: Three teens charged in carjacking woman at Trumbull mall Trumbull Police arrested three teenagers after they allegedly robbed a woman and stole her car at the Westfield Trumbull mall Thursday afternoon.
  • Oven fire reported at Stamford’s The Village Table after hours Stamford firefighters extinguished a fire at the Village Table on Hope Street Thursday evening. There were no injuries reported from the incident.
  • Police seek info after Molotov cocktails flung at New London home Police discovered the two incendiary devices at a home on Granite Street around 1 a.m. Thursday and are seeking information.
  • New Haven teen charged in fatal Hamden shooting Lamont Quadir Smith-Reed, 18, is charged in the death of Semaj Reddick-Streater, who was killed in a drive-by shooting last May.