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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Trumbull Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Accident Sunday

Trumbull Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Accident Sunday

The crash happened on on Church Hill Road. The Trumbull and Monroe Police Departments are investigating.
Trumbull Traffic Stop Racial Profiling Data Report

Trumbull Traffic Stop Racial Profiling Data Report

Connecticut compiled the information to determine if the state has a racial profiling problem.
Local Police & Fire Departments to Participate in Trumbull Mall's Public Safety Day

Local Police & Fire Departments to Participate in Trumbull Mall's Public Safety Day

Over two dozen local agencies will participate in the free community safety event.
Former Trumbull Man Charged in Connection With Beating Death of Monroe Woman

Former Trumbull Man Charged in Connection With Beating Death of Monroe Woman

Thomas Fischer is charged with violation of a protective order in connection with the suspicious death of Jennifer Sredzinski of Monroe.
ACLU of Connecticut Pushes for Regulated Police Taser Use

ACLU of Connecticut Pushes for Regulated Police Taser Use

Two important laws on police accountability were passed in Connecticut this year.
Fast Food Workers Protest Minimum Wage, 13 Arrested

Fast Food Workers Protest Minimum Wage, 13 Arrested

The nation-wide movement spread to Hartford on Thursday.
Over 4K Motorcycles Will Roll Through Trumbull Sunday for CT United's 9/11 Memorial Ride

Over 4K Motorcycles Will Roll Through Trumbull Sunday for CT United's 9/11 Memorial Ride

The largest 9/11 charity ride in New England will pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
Connecticut State Police Hand Out 5,000 Tickets Labor Day Weekend

Connecticut State Police Hand Out 5,000 Tickets Labor Day Weekend

There were 315 accidents, one fatal, and 35 driving while under the influence citations.
CT Firefighters To Be Honored at Recognition Day Ceremony

CT Firefighters To Be Honored at Recognition Day Ceremony

The public is invited to attend a Firefighter Recognition Day ceremony that honors all Connecticut firefighters.
No Charges Yet in President Obama Threat Case, Suspicious Car Found in Connecticut

No Charges Yet in President Obama Threat Case, Suspicious Car Found in Connecticut

Police were able to locate the suspicious car in Hamden, Conn. on Friday.
Speeding Is Biggest Traffic Killer, CT DOT Says, Mostly Where Limit is 30 MPH or Less

Speeding Is Biggest Traffic Killer, CT DOT Says, Mostly Where Limit is 30 MPH or Less

Most traffic deaths from speeding in Connecticut are on rural roads. The state Department of Transportation focuses its efforts there.
This Weekend's a Killer: Buckle Up

This Weekend's a Killer: Buckle Up

The National Safety Council estimates car accidents will kill 395 people over the 2014 Labor Day weekend.
Report: State Police Looking for Car in Connection with Threat Against President

Report: State Police Looking for Car in Connection with Threat Against President

Law enforcement authorities are looking for a 2014 silver Volkswagen Jetta driven by a man thought to have made a threat against Obama.
Single-Vehicle Accident Closes Route 15 in Trumbull

Single-Vehicle Accident Closes Route 15 in Trumbull

Portion of the Merritt Parkway closed briefly while crash is investigated and cleared.
Connecticut State Police Enforcing 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' Campaign Through Labor Day

Connecticut State Police Enforcing 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' Campaign Through Labor Day

State Troopers will be targeting impaired drivers during this month-long campaign.
A Connecticut Catholic Monsignor Awaiting Sentencing for Running Meth Ring

A Connecticut Catholic Monsignor Awaiting Sentencing for Running Meth Ring

A woman was sentenced for supplying meth for the Connecticut drug ring.
Trumbull Woman Left Children Unsupervised In a Hot Parked Car Twice in Milford

Trumbull Woman Left Children Unsupervised In a Hot Parked Car Twice in Milford

She left the children in one parking lot in Milford and drove to another and did the same thing.
Report: Unlicensed Lawyer Bilked Trumbull Woman Out of Settlement

Report: Unlicensed Lawyer Bilked Trumbull Woman Out of Settlement

Westport man withheld money after settling a case while practicing law without a license.
Malloy Signs New Law Expanding Use of Interlocking Devices in DUI Cases

Malloy Signs New Law Expanding Use of Interlocking Devices in DUI Cases

Governor signs bipartisan bill in Fairfield that requires installation of ignition locks after first drunk driving offense.
Trumbull Man Charged in Steroid, Narcotic Ring

Trumbull Man Charged in Steroid, Narcotic Ring

Police say the investigation is ongoing and expect to make several more arrests in the case.