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  • Bloomfield Resident Finds Bear Swimming In Her Pool

    Bloomfield Resident Finds Bear Swimming In Her Pool

    BLOOMFIELD — Lynette Grande planned to take a swim in her pool Saturday afternoon, until she saw that a large black bear had beaten her to it. The bear crashed through the rail fence at Grande's home about 2 p.m. and swam in the pool for about 20 minutes, she said. Bloomfield animal control officers...

  • My Unrequited Love For Hartford

    My Unrequited Love For Hartford

    I love Hartford. I grew up in Hartford. Even when I lived in Bloomfield, it was in the Blue Hills neighborhood. My brothers and I would go into Hartford to get a slice from Mr. Pizza or buy nickel candies at the corner stores. After spending a year in Virginia, I knew that I wanted to make Hartford...

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  • Plainfield Man Arrested After Attacking Officer, Driving Under The Influence

    Plainfield Man Arrested After Attacking Officer, Driving Under The Influence

    PLAINFIELD — A 21-year-old man accused of driving under the influence and attacking a police officer was arrested Friday night, police said. Matthew Gallant of Depot Road in the Wauregan section of town, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, interfering with a police...

  • Police: Man Found Dead In Car In Waterbury

    WATERBURY — A man was found dead from a gunshot wound in a car on Dikeman Street early Saturday morning, police said. The body was discovered about 5:53 a.m. at the intersection of Dikeman Street and Willard Street. Police did not release the man's identity, and the incident is under investigation....

  • No Injuries Reported After Fire At North Haven Rail Yard

    No Injuries Reported After Fire At North Haven Rail Yard

    NORTH HAVEN — A fire that burned part of the CSX Cedar Hill railroad freight yard early Saturday morning started in a rail car, but no one was injured, fire officials said. At about 3 a.m., firefighters received a report of a fire at the rear of 110 Universal Drive. Fire officials said they found...

  • Man Suffers Non-Life Threatening Gunshot Wound In Norwalk Shooting

    NORWALK — A man was shot on Winfield Street early Saturday morning, but the wound was not life threatening, police said. At about 12:43 a.m., officers were sent to 68 Winfield St. to investigate a report of shots being fired. Police said they found numerous people in the area because of a house...

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  • Police Search For Man Involved In Five Newtown Burglaries

    Police Search For Man Involved In Five Newtown Burglaries

    NEWTOWN — Police said they are searching for a man who they believe committed five residential burglaries in the Sandy Hook section of town on Thursday and Friday. One of the homes was equipped with a video surveillance system, which captured images of the suspect inside the home, police said. The...

  • Brush Fire Closes Lovers Leap State Park In New Milford

    Brush Fire Closes Lovers Leap State Park In New Milford

    NEW MILFORD — Lovers Leap State Park is closed because of a brush fire that started Friday night was still burning on Saturday, police said. The first fire crews found a rapidly spreading brush fire that had already consumed two acres because of the extreme dry conditions, according to a Facebook...

  • Police: 21-Year-Old Stole Laptop From Trinity College

    HARTFORD — A 21-year-old man broke into a Trinity College building and stole a laptop early Saturday morning, police said. Kenneth Sanchez, of Curtiss Street, was arrested after Trinity College campus security called Hartford police to report a burglary. He was charged with burglary and larceny....

  • Om Street: Yoga Gathering Draws 2,000 To West Hartford Center

    Om Street: Yoga Gathering Draws 2,000 To West Hartford Center

    WEST HARTFORD — In her little town of Middlefield, Stacey Bobbitt said, she had been feeling disconnected, but Saturday's sixth annual West Hartford Yoga on Om Street gave her a chance to connect with 2,000 others with her same passion. "It's grounding," Bobbitt said. "There's a physical aspect...

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