John Curley, WTNH News 8

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WTNH News 8

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Past articles by John:

Waterbury mourns the loss of "Ziggy the Flagman"

It wouldn't be unusual to see a special red, white and blue van throughout the streets of Waterbury. For years, "Ziggy the Flagman" would drive it around, showing off his love for our country. → Read More

3 displaced after fire breaks out in Ansonia

Firefighters in Ansonia responded to a structure fire at 222 North Street on Saturday afternoon. → Read More

Police recover 70 bags of fentanyl in Enfield

Police in Enfield made a major drug bust during a traffic stop Friday. → Read More

Metro-North New Canaan line closed due to police activity

Stamford Police Department is reporting that the New Canaan train line is closed until further notice due to police activity. → Read More

Armed Standoff in East Hartland ends peacefully

State Police confirm with News 8 that a 75-year-old man armed with a handgun barricaded himself inside of a car in East Hartland Saturday afternoon. → Read More

Woodbury First Selectman William Butterly passes away

Woodbury's First Selectman, William Butterly, passed away early Saturday of a suspected heart attack, according to town officials. → Read More

Man wanted for breaking into elderly woman's home in West Haven

Police in West Haven need the public's help in identifying a man wanted for burglarizing an elderly woman's home while she was inside. → Read More

Ansonia Police Chief to retire in February

Ansonia town officials announced Friday that Police Chief Kevin J. Hale will retire in February after serving over two decades on the police force. → Read More

Heavy police presence at Plainville shopping mall

News 8 has confirmed that there is a barricaded subject at Connecticut Commons shopping plaza in Plainville. → Read More

CT Post Mall in Milford closed for "security reasons"

The Connecticut Post Mall in Milford has closed for the night for "safety and security reasons", according to mall officials. → Read More

Pedestrian struck by a car in Canton

Route 44 is closed between Dowd Avenue and Canton Village in Canton after a pedestrian was struck by a car. → Read More

Multiple fights reported at Buckland Hills Mall in Manchester

Police in Manchester have confirmed with News 8 that they responded to reports of multiple fights between youths at The Shoppes at Buckland Hills. → Read More

Burglars target stores in Naugatuck and Middlebury

Naugatuck police need your help in identifying suspects accused of robbing businesses in Naugatuck and Middlebury on Christmas day. → Read More

Life Star called following stabbing in Willimantic

Life Star has confirmed with News 8 that a person has been transported via helicopter for treatment following a stabbing Tuesday evening in Willimantic. → Read More

Life Star called to Gates Road in Essex for serious crash

State police tell News 8 a serious crash has occurred on Gates Road in Essex. → Read More

Niantic Fire Chief resigns after allegedly misusing funds

Niantic Fire Chief Steve Wargo has resigned amid allegations of misusing municipal funds. → Read More

Man arrested after robbing West Haven bank

A man is under arrest in West Haven after robbing a bank and fleeing on foot. → Read More

Major accident closes Route 80 in North Branford

Police in North Branford say a major vehicle accident has closed Route 80 until further notice. → Read More

Crews respond to car fire on I-95 northbound in Old Lyme

State police have confirmed with News 8 that they are responding to a car fire on I-95 northbound in Old Lyme. → Read More

Newborn baby, family displaced following Andover house fire

Crews responded to 165 Lake Road in Andover for a house fire Friday that displaced a family with a newborn baby. → Read More