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Squalid Blackstone home to be demolished

BLACKSTONE, Mass. (WPRI) – The St. Paul Street home where several children were found living among deceased infants and dead animals is set to be torn down on Tuesday morning. 287 more words

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Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Authorities have brought additional charges against the man accused of abducting an 18-year-old college student in Virginia: the abduction, rape and attempted capital murder of a 26-year-old woman in a Washington, D.C. 639 more words

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Man arrested after paying pizza tab with stolen money

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in New Haven have a man in custody for bank robbery. They say Derrell Soulds was caught after he used dye-covered money to pay for a pizza. 87 more words

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Judge Thokozile Masipa delivered the ruling on Tuesday after reviewing prosecution arguments for a tough sentence as well as the defense case for a more lenient punishment for the double-amputee Olympic runner. 49 more words

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Oscar Pistorius Gets 5 Years

PRETORIA, South Africa – Former Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Judge Thokozile Masipa delivered the ruling on Tuesday after reviewing prosecution arguments for a tough sentence as well as the defense case for a more lenient punishment. 51 more words

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Armed robbery at Norwich liquor store

NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH)– Norwich police were called to a liquor store on West Thames Street on Sunday afternoon.

Police say Christopher Griswold, 34, went into the Amazing Liquor Store around 2:30 p.m., showed a gun, and demanded money from the register. 53 more words

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Willimantic police investigate three robberies in three days


WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (WTNH)– Another rash of robberies in Willimantic kept police busy this weekend. They are now investigating three holdups in three days.

The first happened at the Cumberland Farms after midnight Friday. 260 more words

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