Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
A Connecticut man, 21, has been arrested and federally charged for his involvement in a "swatting" ring that affected Monmouth Co. schools.
Two important laws on police accountability were passed in Connecticut this year.
The nation-wide movement spread to Hartford on Thursday.
Police say taking a break at a Vero Beach McDonald’s proved fatal for the Connecticut man.
There were 315 accidents, one fatal, and 35 driving while under the influence citations.
The National Safety Council estimates car accidents will kill 395 people over the 2014 Labor Day weekend.
Law enforcement authorities are looking for a 2014 silver Volkswagen Jetta driven by a man thought to have made a threat against Obama.
John W. Rice, 41, to serve 18 months in jail for pirating thousands of CDs and DVDs that he said could earn him up to $300,000 annually.
State Troopers will be targeting impaired drivers during this month-long campaign.
A woman was sentenced for supplying meth for the Connecticut drug ring.
Area firefighters are part of a Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection crew sent to California.
A police cruiser dash cam video obtained by The Courant shows an Enfield police officer striking suspect.
Rev. Paul Gotta, who was an administrator of St. Philip in East Windsor, faces seven counts of sexual assault along with firearm charges.
Gas leak was "like a geyser" according to reports early Monday morning near Fox Meadow Lane and Prospect Hill Road.
Unidentified male driver reportedly struck a guardrail that flipped the car over and ejected the driver from the vehicle early this morning.
Governor signs bipartisan bill in Fairfield that requires installation of ignition locks after first drunk driving offense.
The state is seeking to reinstate the 2002 murder conviction of Kennedy nephew Michael Skakel.
Emily Fedorko, 16, was fatally injured when she was struck by a boat propeller while tubing in Long Island Sound.
The Sunoco gas station on Bridge Street was robbed just before 4 a.m. Thursday morning.
Deshommes Flynn, 20, of Arizona allegedly walked past TSA officers and approached the full-body scanner with no intention of stopping.