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14 Injured In I-84 Crash In Vernon

VERNON, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) _ A massive accident on I-84 West in Vernon that shutdown that side of the highway for most of Sunday evening sent 14 people to the hospital, three reportedly in critical condition. 58 more words

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Body Found in Lake in Orange

ORANGE, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) _ The body of a man was found in the waters of Lake Wepawaug in Orange Saturday afternoon

It was found about 15 feet from the shore off Grassy Hill Road in a popular fishing area. 31 more words

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Man Charged with Making Fake Emergency Calls

LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ A 35-year-old Great Barrington, Massachusetts, man is accused of interfering with emergency radio transmissions in Connecticut.

Adam Perrilli faces numerous charges including reporting a false incident and reckless endangerment. 194 more words

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'Operation Stop Tailgating' a Success

(CBS Connecticut) _ State police troops in Hartford, Bethany, and Westbrook recently concluded a month-long project aimed at educating the public about tailgating.

“Operation Stop Tailgating” zeroed in on some of Connecticut’s most heavily traveled thoroughfares: Interstates 84, 91, 95, and 691, along with routes 8, 9 and 15. 93 more words

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State Police Make Weapons Arrest

(CBS Connecticut) _ State Police are charging two people with attempting to sell stolen rifles.

Under arrest are Chaz Joseph St. George, 25 of Griswold, and Falicia Viscione, 20 of Montville. 92 more words

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Police: Boy Who Died in Putnam Choked on Cereal

PUTNAM, Conn. (AP) _ A 2-year-old boy who died last month apparently choked on cereal after his father’s girlfriend locked him and his 1-year-old brother in a bedroom while she went to a methadone clinic, state police said. 334 more words

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Man Arrested in Domestic Case

LEBANON, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) _ A man is in state police custody in a domestic violence case.

After responding to a call around 5 p.m. Tuesday night in Lebanon near Willimantic and being unable to locate the male suspect, police returned Wednesday and located and arrested 30-year-old Patrick Heath. 18 more words

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