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Man facing charges in connection with fatal heroin overdose

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man is facing charges after authorities say he distributed heroin that led to an overdose death.

U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly announced Wednesday that 32-year-old James Hayes, of Waterbury, was arrested earlier this week. 89 more words


Deadly construction accident in Westport

WESTPORT, Conn. (WTNH)- Safety investigators in Westport are investigating a man’s death at a construction site off of Compo Road North on Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities say that Westport, Fairfield and Trumbull police, Westport EMS units and fire department, along with state police and OSHA were all called to the site shortly before 12:30 p.m., after receiving a report about an unresponsive man as a result of a construction accident. 96 more words


Florida fugitive found acting suspiciously at Westport pharmacy

WESTPORT, Conn. (WTNH) – What began as a complaint that suspicious people were CVS Pharmacy lead to arrest of a wanted fugitive.

Police were called to CVS Pharmacy on Post Road East at 2:19 a.m. 104 more words

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5 state park beaches closed to swimmers

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– DEEP officials have closed five state park beaches to swimmers on Tuesday.

The following state parks are closed due to the water quality: 404 more words


Greenwich police investigate Uber driver assault

GREENWICH, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in Greenwich are investigating claims of assault against an Uber driver.

Police say the victim displayed injuries consistent with being struck in the face. 53 more words


PD: Greenwich man punches Uber driver in face

GREENWICH, Conn. (WTNH) — A late-night Uber ride turned physical in Greenwich on Sunday night, when a man punched the Uber driver in the face and ran off. 133 more words


Lawmakers, Sikorsky workers to call on U.S. Navy to postpone maintenance changes

STRATFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Sikorsky workers will call on the U.S. Navy to suspend possible plans to shift maintenance of the Marine One presidential helicopter fleet from Stratford to a Navy facility in Florida. 64 more words