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Abbie Bennett
August 20, 2019 - 3:56 pm
( Connecting Vets ) - Julia Yllescas has never doubted that her dad has always been with her. But now she and the whole world can see it, thanks to help from photographer and military spouse Susanne Beckmann. Beckmann, of Snapshots by Suz has been photographing Nebraska teen Yllescas since she was...
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Sarah DiMeo
June 29, 2019 - 12:49 am
FRANKLIN, Conn. (WTIC) - An elderly man was killed Friday afternoon when his 2006 Dodge Caravan collided with a semi-truck. The semi-truck was traveling southbound on Route 32 in Franklin, as the Dodge Caravan was attempting to make a left turn from a residential driveway. The semi-truck continued...
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Sarah DiMeo
June 23, 2019 - 3:22 pm
MADISON, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - Just after 7 p.m. Saturday evening, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (Encon) Police responded to a motor vehicle rollover accident at Hammonassett Beach State Park, in the outbound lane between the rotary and the ticket booth. The single S-U-V...
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Sarah DiMeo
June 16, 2019 - 4:59 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTIC) – A New Haven Police patrol sergeant came upon a motor vehicle hit and run accident at the intersection of Wilmot Road and Brookside Avenue in the West Rock neighborhood just before 7:30 p.m. Saturday evening, June 15, 2019. A vehicle turning onto Brookside Avenue was struck...
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Sarah DiMeo
May 26, 2019 - 4:23 pm
(Groton, Conn./WTIC Radio) - The Stonington High School senior prom came to an abrupt end Saturday night when someone sprayed an irritant similar to pepper spray into the air. Groton Town Police Sgt. David Miner said police received complaints of students having difficulty breathing after the...
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Sarah DiMeo
May 26, 2019 - 4:03 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A small plot of land in Connecticut that was once the site of a home where five people died during a Christmas Day fire in 2011 has been sold. The Stamford Advocate reports that the .34-acre plot in the city where Madonna Badger's 116-year-old Victorian burned on Dec. 25,...
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Sarah DiMeo
May 26, 2019 - 3:57 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Legislation prohibiting the sale or distribution of shark fins in Connecticut is awaiting final legislative action. The bill awaits a Senate vote after clearing the House of Representatives last week, 110-28. The legislation had originally banned the possession of shark fins...
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Sarah DiMeo
May 18, 2019 - 10:36 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Women who lost children to gun violence were among a crowd that gathered to break ground on a new Connecticut garden that will honor hundreds of victims killed by firearms dating back more than 50 years. The New Haven Register reports nearly 100 people took part in the...
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Sarah DiMeo
May 12, 2019 - 8:55 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities have responded to a fire at a mosque in New Haven. New Haven fire officials say the blaze broke out Sunday afternoon at the mosque on Middletown Avenue. Fire officials tell WTNH-TV that one person was inside the Diyanet Mosque when flames erupted near the...
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Connecticut State Police, Troop D
Morgan Cunningham
March 20, 2019 - 5:55 am
PUTNAM, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ An investigation conducted by Connecticut State Police found that a woman who lived on Hanley Street in Putnam was allegedly selling crack cocaine out of her home. Around 7 on Tuesday night, State Police searched 38-year-old Ashley Goulet's home and arrested her when...
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