Officials battle fire at mosque in New Haven
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...
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for shooting into a home last November, wounding two children.
NEW CANAAN, Conn. (AP) — The former director of food services for a Connecticut school district has been charged in connection with nearly $500,000 in missing cafeteria receipts.
MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut mosque is alleging in a federal lawsuit that its First Amendment right to religious freedom was violated when a city denied its bid to move to a new...
Baby sitter convicted in Ohio toddler’s 2018 death
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio baby sitter charged with murder in a 3-year-old girl's death has been convicted of the child's death.
The Hamilton-Middletown News-Journal reports that a jury...
GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — A former city fire official in upstate New York has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and operating as a major drug trafficker.
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — New rules aimed at preventing fraternity hazing have taken effect at Miami University in Ohio where a student recently reported being beaten and forced to drink excessive...
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A former nurse has been convicted of patient abuse at Connecticut's only maximum-security psychiatric hospital.
A Superior Court jury in Middletown found Mark Cusson...
State settles lawsuit by trooper over demotion
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials have agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by a state police sergeant who alleged he was unjustly demoted and suspended over unproven drunken driving...
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A former nurse has gone on trial in connection with a patient abuse scandal at Connecticut's only maximum-security psychiatric hospital that led to the arrest of 10...
College student says he was hazed with spiked paddle
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A report says a student at a now-suspended fraternity at Miami University in Ohio told university officials he was hazed by members who beat him with a spiked paddle, kicked...
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A driver who struck and killed an Ohio garbage truck operator could face up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to a single, felony count of aggravated vehicular...
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a former suburban New York police officer charged in the kidnapping and killing of four men in 2016.
Mosque considers appeal of denied permit in Meriden
MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut mosque that was denied a request to open a new place of worship at a vacant location is considering an appeal.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut bank that fair housing advocates alleged in a lawsuit discriminated against minority home loan borrowers has settled the case.
PLATTEKILL, N.Y. (AP) — A police officer with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection has been arrested on charges of manufacturing guns at his upstate home and selling them to...
- Greenwich TimeGreenwich-based Splash Car Wash acquires another N.Y. siteMay 13, 2019
- The AdvocateReport: Stamford rents higher than D.C. and QueensApril 9, 2019
- Connecticut PostScattered power outages reported across CTApril 4, 2019
- Connecticut PostHIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP Crocamo shines at Class S meetMarch 12, 2019
- The DaySweet! Middletown cupcake company opens New London locationMarch 10, 2019
Ex-mayor gets jail time for stealing from employer, brother
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut mayor has been sentenced to almost four years in prison for embezzling more than $500,000 from his former employer and stealing nearly $400,000 from...
Hartford police investigate city’s 3rd homicide of 2019
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hartford police are investigating the city's third homicide of the year.
Officers responded to a report of an unresponsive male in the parking lot of an apartment...
City fire official among 29 charged in upstate NY drug bust
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A city fire official has been charged with being a major drug trafficker as the ringleader of a cocaine-dealing motorcycle club and another operation that sold pills containing fentanyl in upstate New York, state police said Tuesday.
Lt. Paul Smith, 48, of the Middletown Fire Department was among 29 people charged in the culmination of a six-month drug investigation, police said. Most were arrested in early morning raids in Orange and Rockland counties.
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Fire officials: Man fatally run over by own vehicle
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Fire officials say a 75-year-old Connecticut man was killed when his own car slid down his icy driveway and rolled onto him.
Middletown South Fire District Chief Michael Howley says 75-year-old Rodley Russo died as a result of his injuries Monday afternoon.
Thousands without power as freeze follows deadly storm
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Utility crews braved bitterly cold temperatures and high winds Monday as they restored power to thousands of homes and businesses that had the lights knocked out during a weekend storm.
More than 6,400 people still were without electricity Monday, with temperatures in many places at or below zero.
Wesleyan professor named Middletown music ambassador
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A music professor at Wesleyan University has been named a music ambassador for the city of Middletown for 2019.
Professor Neely Bruce is the chorus director Connecticut Opera and music director at South Congregational Church in Middletown.
He received the new honor at a reception earlier this month at the Municipal Building in Middletown.
Eversource worker killed by falling tree
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Police say an Eversource subcontractor was killed by a falling tree in Connecticut.
Authorities say the worker was repairing a line in Middletown around 3:20 p.m. Sunday when a tree fell on top of the lineman.
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Man convicted of killing 2 women gets life sentence
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of fatally shooting two women before shooting himself after a police standoff has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility for parole.
Authorities said James Geran (GEHR'-uhn) killed a woman they described as a business associate in a "criminal activity" and dumped her body in Madison Township hours before killing his girlfriend's mother during a standoff with Butler County sheriff's deputies in Trenton in June. He then shot himself.
Middletown police: Husband killed his wife and himself
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 55-year-old man has killed his wife and himself in the garage of their Middletown home.
A neighbor found the bodies of Amanda and Francis Pumillo Tuesday evening after going to check on them when Amanda Pumillo failed to report for her hospital nursing shift.
Police say Francis Pumillo was a retired police officer and used a legally possessed weapon to shoot his wife and himself.
Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News names new editor
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A 20-year veteran journalist has been named the new editor of the Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News in Ohio.
Hollywood production sets filming day in Ohio city
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Another Hollywood film is scheduled to film in an Ohio city.
Police: Middletown couple dead in murder-suicide
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 52-year-old woman has been shot to death by her husband, who then killed himself in their home in Middletown.
Police identified the woman as Jasminn Emanuel and her husband as 58-year-old Dennis Hercules. They were found dead in their home shortly before 6:30 p.m. Sunday when police were called to investigate a reported homicide.
Investigators say the couple apparently were involved in a domestic dispute before the shooting.
4 dead puppies found in plastic bag on side of road
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Animal control officers are investigating the deaths of four puppies found in a plastic shopping bag on the side of a Connecticut road.
Middletown police say a city resident found the puppies Sunday morning. Officials say all the puppies were male and appeared to be poodle or cocker spaniel mixed breeds. They were black with some white on their chins, chests and paws.
College says Archdiocese of New York hid priest’s past
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The Archdiocese of New York instituted new review procedures for its letters of recommendation after a California university alleged the diocese lied about past allegations of sexual abuse by an upstate priest, a diocese spokesman said Thursday.
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