Police in Colchester said they arrested a suspect who implied a high school in town would be the target of an active shooter. Nicholas Burtis, 18, was taken into custody on Tuesday through an arrest warrant. The threat was posted on the social media app Instagram and referenced Bacon Academy, according to police.

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Police in Colchester said they arrested a suspect who implied a high school in town would be the target of an active shooter. Nicholas Burtis, 18, was taken into custody on Tuesday through an arrest warrant. The threat was posted on the social media app Instagram and referenced Bacon Academy, according to police.
There have been a string of deadly car crashes in Hartford recently and most of them involve teens in stolen cars
Police said two people were found dead inside a home Tuesday afternoon. State police said around 1:30 p.m., troopers responded to Prospect Street to conduct a well-being check. Upon making entry into the residence, troopers located two deceased people inside
A Bridgeport man is accused of stabbing his teenage niece to death at an apartment on Fairfield Avenue Monday night. Police said the suspect, identified as 31-year-old Richard Segabiro, called 911 around 10 p.m. and said he had killed his 16-year-old daughter. Police responded to his apartment at 2292 Fairfield Avenue and found Segabiro covered in flood and his niece, who he raised as his daughter, dead in the bathroom. She had multiple stab wounds, police said.
Deadly crash involves a stolen white pickup truck from Newbritain. Police searching for driver of truck
Hartford Hospital officials said a car hit the emergency department entrance on Monday evening. It happened around 7:40 p.m. The crash caused minor damage to the building, officials said, and no injuries were reported. Police are investigating what happened.
Columbus Magnet School in Norwalk is mourning the loss of one of their own after the school’s principal says a 6-year-old student has died of complications from the flu. The Connecticut department of public health has not yet confirmed it as a flu-related death, but Principal Medard Thomas sent out a letter Sunday, saying the child had passed away Saturday night from flu complications.
A pickup truck crashed into a house just early Saturday, sending the driver and two people inside the house to the hospital. The Danbury Fire Department said they were called to Wooster Street and Garfield Avenue just before 4 a.m. for a car crash with possible entrapment. They found a Ford pickup with its front half inside a house.
A man from Bridgeport who police say tried to kill his ex-girlfriend in Stratford will go before a judge for the first time. According to police, Mark Febres, 22, went to his ex-girlfriend's home and attacked her, stabbing her several times. Police believe children in the home may have seen the incident.
West Hartford police take one man into custody after rash of car break-ins early this morning in the area of Farnham Rd
Police have issued a Silver Alert for Zaniyah Bullette. New London police said Bullette was reported missing today. Police said she has brown hair and eyes, 2’6″ and weighs 40 pounds. Police said she was last seen wearing fuzzy pink coat, blue jeans, blue and white sneakers, hair tied in a bun, and wearing diamond earrings.
Bristol, Conn. (AP) — A University of Connecticut scientist was arraigned Tuesday on charges that she murdered her husband, a UConn doctor whose body may have been left inside their home since June.
Police are asking for assistance with a hit-and-run collision Monday evening that left a pedestrian with life-threatening injuries
Firefighters in Newington battled an early morning fire at the Grantmoor Motor Lodge. According to officials, the call came in shortly after 4 a.m. Tuesday. The building on the Berlin Turnpike was evacuated.
Police have arrested a man in connection with a crash that killed two people last September. Edward Brozynski, 54, of Newington, was arrested on Friday. He was charged with two counts of second degree manslaughter. He was also charged with assault and other motor vehicle violations. He was held on $250,000 bond and will appear in court on Tuesday.
Two teens and an unidentified suspect are in custody after an armed robbery in Vernon led police on a chase to Newington. It all started just before 11 p.m. when Vernon police got a call reporting an armed robbery with a handgun shown in the parking love to Spare Time Bowling Alley.
State and local police searching for suspects involved in robbery in Vernon last night. Led police on pursuit and bailed from vehicle in Newington
Thousands of residents in Stratford and Bridgeport area are without power Saturday evening following as massive power outage. According to United Illuminating spokesperson, almost 10,000 people in both respective towns have no power.
Police have charged three men for a violent home invasion that happened last fall. At 1:00 am on November 23, 2017 police responded to a 9-1-1 call from 7 Midwood Drive. The caller said several people had broken into the residence and viciously assaulted one of the occupants. Officers found a male victim suffering from numerous stab and slash wounds. An ambulance took the victim to Norwalk Hospital.
A Bridgeport man is being held in lieu of a $25,000 bond after he allegedly assaulted a woman at a motel, Milford Police said. On Feb. 6, officers took custody of David Custis, 34, of Union Street in regard to an active arrest warrant, police said
Firefighters are battling a fire at a multi-story building in New Britain on Friday morning. The fire was reported at 408 Arch St. around 5 a.m. Flames could be seen from the third story of the building.
An accident on Millbank Avenue in Greenwich Wednesday evening left a pedestrian dead. The unidentified victim was believed to be trying to cross the street when he or she was struck around 6 p.m. It happened near the Greenwich police station.
An overnight fire ravaged at least one business in East Hartford. It happened at the corner of Main Street and Prospect. The building housed two stores, and there is heavy damage to the Latin-American market. Fortunately there was no one inside when the fire happened.
State police said a man has died in a car crash on Route 2 eastbound in Colchester Monday afternoon. State police said Edward Thomas, 46, of Massachusetts, lost control of his vehicle, when he went off the road and struck small trees. State police said Thomas was taken to Hartford Hospital by a Lifestar helicopter where he was later pronounced dead.
A police pursuit of a stolen car in East Hartford leads to an officer involved shooting in Glastonbury
A large police presence has formed in Glastonbury as an investigation is underway. The circumstances of the investigation are not yet immediately known, but police are in the area of Chestnut Hill Rd and New London Turnpike on Sunday evening.
An unoccupied house was destroyed by fire Sunday evening. Firefighters were called to the scene at 134 Stockburger Rd. around 7 p.m.
One person is dead as result of their car striking a utility pole Saturday evening. Police responded to Collins Street on calls of a car splitting a utility pole in half. The driver of the car was taken to the hospital and was later declared deceased.
A Bridgeport man is recovering after being shot and stabbed Friday night. The man was found outside Bridgeport Hospital Friday. Police say his injuries were not considered life-threatening.
Police are responding to a two-car crash with injuries in Wolcott in which a Connecticut State Trooper was involved. The accident took place on Wolcott Rd, or Route 69, between Munson Road and Sharon Road on Saturday evening.
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