Local News

John Silva
November 20, 2019 - 5:16 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- Waterbury Police say a body found in woods in Wolcott Tuesday evening is that of a missing 26-year-old Brass City woman. "Sadly, the worst nightmares of the family and friends were confirmed. The deceased was identified as Janet Avalo-Alvarez," said Waterbury Police Lieutenant David...
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Bill Pearse
November 19, 2019 - 10:18 pm
(WATERBURY,Conn./WTIC) - Waterbury Police Detectives conducting the investigation into the disappearance of 26 year old Janet Avalo-Alvarez of Waterbury, found a body some 50 feet off Route 69, Wolcott Road about a mile into Wolcott.The body , which has not been identified, was located around 5:30...
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Matt Dwyer
November 19, 2019 - 11:32 am
(WTIC-AM) -- New Britain-based Stag Arms Monday announced it is moving to Cheyenne, Wyoming by the end of the year. Earlier this year, the gun-maker announced it intended to leave New Britain. At the time, it did not say where it was headed. Stag Arms says Wyoming is incredibly hospitable to...
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File photo of chickens. (Photo by Axel Schmidt/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
November 19, 2019 - 11:16 am
(WTIC-AM) -- Two-hundred and seventy thousand dollars in fines are being lodged against two companies accused of providing teenage workers at a poultry plant in Bozrah. The state Labor Department says some of the workers at Hillandale Farms were as young as 14. Following up on a tip, investigators...
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Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
November 18, 2019 - 6:57 pm
Almost one week since she was last heard from, police and family members are still searching for Janet Avalo-Alvarez, 26, of Waterbury. "I think Ms. Alvarez is a very loved and well-respected person in this community," Waterbury Police Chief Fernando Spagnolo said, adding, "The family is devastated...
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