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Woonsocket police investigate video of arrest

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police in a Rhode Island city are launching an internal investigation after a video surfaced that appears to show a police officer throwing a man onto the pavement and then using force while the man was on the ground. 91 more words


2 seriously injured in Bridgeport shooting

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Two people were injured in a shooting in Bridgeport early Friday morning.

Police were called to a home on Chase Street just before 5 a.m. 85 more words


Manchester police make arrest from fatal crash in July

MANCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) — Manchester Police have arrested the man they say struck and killed a driver in July.

Epifanio Garcia, of Manchester, turned himself into police on Friday on an outstanding arrest warrant. 198 more words


Police recover gun reported stolen 14 years ago, 2 arrested

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford police have arrested two people and recovered a gun that was reported stolen by state police in 2002.

Hartford police have been patrolling in the Mather Street area recently due to shootings, shots fired and narcotics activity complaints. 152 more words


Schoolboy who raped nine-year-old 'was affected by gay porn websites'

A schoolboy who raped a nine-year-old boy may have been affected by searching the internet for gay porn, a court heard.

The 11-year-old from Blackpool, who has been sentenced to four years in detention, also sexually assaulted two other boys aged seven and 11. 293 more words


Priest charged with sex abuse after 'performing exorcisms by touching genitals'

A priest who said he exorcised women and girls of ‘the demons of lust’ has been arrested for sexual abuse.

Salvatore Anello, of the Capuchin order in Sicily, has been accused of abusing alleged victims and calling it spiritual ‘healing’. 134 more words


4 school buses struck by projectile while leaving Daniel Hand High School, 2 students injured

MADISON, Conn. (WTNH) — Two students suffered minor injuries after a projectile from a BB gun was fired at several school buses Friday, according to Madison’s Superintendent of Schools. 100 more words