Ben Lambert, New Haven Register

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New Haven Register

Torrington, CT, United States

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Police: North Branford man, 22, killed in New Haven crash

The man was found unresponsive after a motorcycle crash on Middletown Avenue, Officer... → Read More

Heat advisory to extend through Monday night, National Weather Sevice says

The heat index — a measure of how hot it feels, given the humidity — was expected to... → Read More

Bridgeport company seeking cannabis cultivator license sues, arguing state erred, lied, in application process

Among other claims, the suit alleges officials that misunderstood the ownership structure... → Read More

New Haven police: West Haven man, 19, shot on Dixwell Avenue

The man was hospitalized and treated for non-life-threatening injuries, police said. → Read More

Police: One killed, one injured in East Haven double shooting

The person was fatally shot during an altercation at a Main Street bar, according to East... → Read More

Police: Recent Hamden High graduate killed in New Haven crash

Elias Hnini, a goalie for the Hamden High boys soccer and lacrosse teams, was killed Sunday in a single-car crash in New Haven, police said. → Read More

New Haven man gets 5 years after caught with gun while on probation, prosecutors say

A defense attorney for Tyrone “Malik” Brown said he had been carrying the weapon for... → Read More

New Haven cop accused of offering woman money for sex is fired

Police officer Christopher Troche, arrested in November, faces an ongoing criminal case after allegedly offering a woman money for sex, according to judicial records. → Read More

Hamden police officer dies in crash two days after retirement

Officer Michael Pantera, a 34-year veteran of the Hamden Police Department, died on Tuesday in a car crash in North Branford after he retired on Sunday. → Read More

Westbrook man illegally baited ducks by spreading corn, prosecutors say

David Foster of Westbrook violated the Migratory Bird Treaty Act after spreading corn to attract ducks on Menunketesuck Island in 2020, prosecutors said. → Read More

Police: World War II-era mortar shells found in Middletown river

The shells, found by a resident magnet-fishing in the Mattabesset River, were removed by the Air Force, according to Middletown police. → Read More

DEEP: Two CT state parks close after reaching capacity on Saturday

Bigelow Hollow State Park in Union and Millers Pond State Park in Haddam were not open... → Read More

Family of New Haven woman killed in 2020 calls for help as reward is offered

“We need people in the city to step forward and do the right thing. The New Haven... → Read More

New Haven police: Two men wounded in shooting on Judson Avenue

The two wounded men, both city residents, were hospitalized and treated for... → Read More

Police: New Haven man allegedly caught with two guns, pound of marijuana during traffic stop

Hamden police said one of the firearms had been reported stolen from New Haven. → Read More

Fatal crash closes Route 15 northbound in Wallingford, officials say

Route 15 northbound was closed to traffic in Wallingford following a crash, which occurred between exit 63 and 64, according to the Connecticut DOT. → Read More

Wrong-way crash sparks truck fire, closes I-95 northbound in New Haven, officials say

Part of Interstate 95 in New Haven was closed Thursday morning because of a tractor... → Read More

Police: New Haven man, 23, wounded in drive-by shooting

A New Haven man was shot Tuesday evening on Foxon Boulevard near the corner of Quinnipiac Avenue and was taken to Yale Hospital, New Haven police said. → Read More

Deep River man accused of pushing boy, 11, off bike arrested in separate incident

The Deep River man, who was charged last month with assaulting an 11-year-old boy, has... → Read More

Battery causes CT electric bus to burst into flames, official says

HAMDEN — Firefighters extinguished a burning electric bus Saturday, officials said. → Read More