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Two Vernon police cruisers damaged in separate crashes

VERNON, Conn. (WTNH)– Two crashes involving police cruisers a mile apart Thursday evening are currently under investigation.

According to police, the first crash happened around 8:45. 203 more words

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Doctor: Heavy backpacks lead to back problems for kids


This story is courtesy of our sister station WTNH in New Haven, CT.

(WTNH) — The weight of a child’s backpack can be really bad for their back, possibly leading to chronic back pain. 204 more words

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Police: Store clerk filed false armed robbery report

MANSFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)– A Mansfield store clerk was arrested Monday after an investigation found they lied about an armed robbery.

Police say the clerk, Javier Flores, reported the robbery at the Amir Mobil gas station back on June 12. 55 more words

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DUI arrests leads to drug bust in Vernon

VERNON, Conn. (WTNH)– A Connecticut man was arrested for having drugs on him after he was pulled over by state police Saturday evening.

According to police, troopers from Troop C responded to a call for an erratic driver smoking what appeared to be a rolled-up cigarette driving on I-84 in Vernon in the eastbound direction. 109 more words

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Field Day

Night Baseball by Majorie Phillips

TV reporters from stations across Connecticut “laced up their sneakers for a good cause” this weekend.

Fox CT, NBC CT, WFSB and WTNH(News 8) all took part in a softball tournament to raise money for… 31 more words

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Man arrested after fleeing from crash in Willimantic

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (WTNH)– A Willimantic man was arrested Sunday afternoon after fleeing the scene of a crash.

According to police, officers investigated a two car head-on crash on Jackson Street shortly before 3. 128 more words

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Report It Recap 7-24-15

(WTNH) – This week’s Report It Recap went to the animals! You spotted a baby bird in a nest, caught a squirrel snacking and some deer grazing. 165 more words

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