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Groton grandparents charged with felony after leaving child in car

GROTON, Conn. (WTNH)–What would you do if you saw a child left in a hot car on hot day?

That’s becoming a question people are facing often as caregivers continue to leave kids behind in vehicles in the scorching heat. 208 more words


Millstone 2 reactor shut down to fix faulty pump

WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) — One of the two reactors at Connecticut’s Millstone nuclear power plant has been shut down because a problem with a water pump. 76 more words


Man charged with shooting pet turtle

STONINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A 31-year-old Stonington man has been charged with cruelty to animals after police say he shot his girlfriend’s pet turtle.

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Two face multiple drug charges

NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH)- Norwich police arrest two people after finding over 70 grams of heroin, cocaine, and marijuana inside a home.

Acting on tips, police conducted a narcotics search at 49 Oakwood Knoll and found the drugs. 73 more words


Norwich man dead in 1-car crash

NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) — A 27-year-old man died Friday evening from injuries he sustained in a crash earlier in the day on West Thames Street. 79 more words


New London bank robber gets 4 years

NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) — The same day that his trial was supposed to begin, a Hartford man accused of robbing a bank in New London cut a plea deal. 58 more words


3 injured in Ledyard deck collapse

LEDYARD, Conn. (WTNH) — Three women were injured when their deck collapsed.

Police in Ledyard tell News 8 the part of the deck which attaches to the house had rotted away, so when the women stepped onto it, it collapsed.  297 more words