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(MIDDLETOWN, CT – March 24, 2022) – The Connecticut State Police today graduated 53 new State Troopers, all members of the 131 st Training Troop. James C. Rovella, Commissioner of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, and Colonel Stavros Mellekas, Commander of the State Police, congratulated the graduating class during a ceremony held at the Hartford Armory. Governor Ned Lamont and Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz also addressed the […]

todayMarch 24, 2022 245


Joint investigation with multiple law enforcement agencies leads to significant gun seizure

The Connecticut State Police Statewide Firearms Trafficking Task Force (SFTTF) and Statewide Urban Violence Cooperative Crime Control Task Force (SUVCCTF/Gangs Unit), assisted by the Statewide Narcotics Task Force (SNTF) Southwest and North Central Offices, Bridgeport Police Department, Shelton Police Department, Orange Police Department, Waterbury Police Department, Hartford Police Department, and ATF conducted a long term investigation into the illegal trafficking of “ghost guns” (illegally sold and manufactured without serial numbers) […]

todayMarch 22, 2022 100


Boys Bike Stolen After Being Shot With BB Gun

On March 18, 2022 at approximately 6:27 P.M, members of the Plainfield Police Department, Atwood Hose Fire Department and the American Legion Ambulance responded to the report of a juvenile being shot with a BB gun in the area of South Walnut Street in the Wauregan village of Plainfield, Connecticut. The investigation determined that the juvenile was traveling on his bicycle on South Walnut Street when an “older model” white/grey […]

todayMarch 19, 2022 194


Popular Chinese Restaurant in Webster Destroyed

An overnight fire destroyed the popular Wind Tiki chinese restaurant, located at 154 Thompson Road, Webster, Mass early Friday morning. The fire is said to have started at approximately 2:00 AM. The restaurant closed at 8:30 on Thursday evening. No one was in the building at the time of the fire. Fire officials say it appears to be a total loss. The fire remains under investigations

todayMarch 18, 2022 146


Weekend Weather Forecast from the National Weather Service

Weather Forecast from the National Weather Service Tonight Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 6. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Blustery, with a north wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Saturday Sunny and cold, with a high near 18. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 […]

todayJanuary 14, 2022 114


Norwich Public Schools Had No Choice But To Close on Friday

In an announcement by Norwich Public Schools Superintendent, Kristen Stringfellow, there would be no school today, Friday, January 14, 2022 due to teacher shortages. As of Thursday, 56 teachers and 33 paraprofessionals have already called out sick for today. Stringfellow also said that they can't have a remote learning day because the governor has to authorize that. Most school districts in Connecticut are having a tough time finding teachers, substitutes, […]

todayJanuary 14, 2022 71


Detectives seek information in Pomfret bank robbery

[rl_gallery id="16637"] On December 22, 2021 at approximately 3:46pm, Troop D Troopers and Killingly Constables responded to a reported bank robbery at the Centerville Bank located at 100 Averill Road in Pomfret, CT. Bank employees reported that a lone subject entered the bank and approached a teller station while holding a gun in his hand. The subject demanded money and employees complied. The subject is described as possibly male, approximately […]

todayDecember 23, 2021 182 1


Area Legislators Achieve 100% Voting Record

HARTFORD – State Representatives Anne Dauphinais (R-44), Rick Hayes (R-51), and Brian Lanoue (R-45), achieved a perfect one-hundred-percent voting record during the unprecedented 2021 Legislative Session according to statistics compiled by the House Clerk’s Office. This year, legislators cast their vote on 467 separate pieces of legislation that made it to the floor of the House of Representatives during the regular and special sessions.  Perfect attendance is a very difficult thing […]

todayDecember 15, 2021 44


What’s the State of Play with Online Gaming in Connecticut?

Across the United States, attitudes towards iGaming are changing. The iGaming industry is that of online casinos, poker and the like. It's a heavily regulated industry that has seen dramatic change and will continue to do so. You may not know that here in Connecticut we're one of just two states stood on the cusp of the evolving market. Some states do not allow casinos of any description, but a […]

todayDecember 13, 2021 47