| Nov 23, 2010
| 8:10 AM
A Windsor Locks police officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to manslaughter charges resulting from a crash that killed 15-year-old Henry Dang.
An arrest warrant application released after Officer Michael Koistinen's arrest indicates that...
| Nov 24, 2010
The lawyer representing the family of Henry Dang expects to file civil lawsuits against the off-duty Windsor Locks police officer whose car struck and killed the teenager, as well as the officer's father, who was one of the first emergency responders at...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 4:17 PM
Some town residents said Tuesday that they've lost faith in the police department and the first selectman is promising a separate probe in the wake of an officer's arrest and the ongoing investigation into the crash that killed 15-year-old Henry Dang....
| Nov 26, 2010
| 3:23 PM
The Windsor Locks police officer currently awaiting trial in the death of a 15-year-old boy is receiving his annual salary while on paid administrative leave and town officials are reviewing their options, including whether to fire him.
| Dec 1, 2010
| 6:57 PM
The officer who drove the car that struck and killed a teenage bicyclist, allegedly after a night of drinking, was rejected by five police departments before getting his job in Windsor Locks, where his father is a high-ranking officer.
Once in Windsor...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 7:45 PM
WINDSOR LOCKS — Police Officer Michael Koistinen was fired Wednesday night by the town's police commission.
Koistinen is facing a number of criminal charges, including first-degree manslaughter, in connection with the crash that killed 15-year-...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 4:57 PM
Bridgeport legislators on Thursday began a campaign to pressure Gov.-elect Dan Malloy to negotiate a settlement in a 5-year-old lawsuit that calls for overhauling the way the state pays for its public schools.
At the core of the suit, Connecticut...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:50 PM
A retired state trooper working in Afghanistan as a contractor was killed Saturday.
Paul Protzenko, 46, of Enfield, who retired from the state police in 2009, was in Afghanistan training local police officers in crime scene investigation and police...
| Apr 24, 2011
Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators.
But this year's bill —...
| May 9, 2011
| 1:26 PM
A captain in the Granby police department who is facing federal child pornography charges is also being charged with possession of a controlled substance.
State troopers searching the Suffield home of David Bourque, 50, for evidence of child...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 3:53 PM
The family of 15-year-old Henry Dang, who was killed when off-duty police officer Michael Koistinen struck him with his car, has filed notice that it intends to sue the town of Windsor Locks; and has sued the Koistinen family and the bar where the officer...