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Conman dupes internet date out of £1.5 million

Police have urged internet users to be aware of fraudsters posing as online love interests – after a gang duped a woman out of £1.6 million. 560 more words


Police: Keney Park brush fire ruled arson

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Wednesday night fire at Keney Park in Hartford has been ruled “an act of arson” according to police.

Officials tell News 8 that units were dispatched by the pond house at Keney Park for the report of a brush fire. 105 more words


Arrest made in hit-and-run in Bristol

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP/WTNH) — Police say they’ve made an arrest in connection with a hit-and-run in Bristol that left two pedestrians injured.

20-year-old Jesse Lopez faces charges of evading responsibility, operating without a license, interfering with police, and two counts of failure to use care to avoid a pedestrian. 60 more words


State police investigating possible armed robbery in Hebron

HEBRON, Conn. (WTNH) — State police troopers are investigating a potential armed robbery at a convenience store in Hebron early Sunday morning.

According to State Police spokeswoman Kelly Grant, troopers from Troop K in Colchester responded to a report of a possible armed robbery at 70 Main Street at about 1:20 a.m. 44 more words


'Dear Santa....' Boy who was shot in the leg sends heartbreaking Christmas letter

A seven-year-old boy shot in the leg in an alleged gangland feud in Manchester has written to Santa begging him to find the man who hurt him. 368 more words


2 struck in Bristol hit-and-run

BRISTOL, Conn. (WTNH) — Two people were struck in a hit-and-run in Bristol on Thursday evening.

Bristol police say two people were hit at Pine Street near Middle Street, in the Route 229 area, just before 6:30 p.m. 35 more words


Hearing set for ex-Wesleyan student in US drug case

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — One of two ex-Wesleyan University students charged with federal crimes in connection with a rash of on-campus drug overdoses is due in court next week. 121 more words