Bloomfield Police ask for help identifying credit card skimmers

Read more of  Bloomfield Police ask for help identifying credit card skimmers BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — Bloomfield Police are investigating numerous cases of fraudulent credit card charges stemming from use of the credit cards at local fuel station pumps. Police say the investigations have determined that the victim’s credit card information had been compromised through skimming devices placed at the credit card stations on the fuel pumps. The information that the skimming device captures is used to create fraudulent credit cards. The suspects that are pictured have been using fraudulent credit cards Read More …

Avon woman arrested, charged for dog attacking 78-year-old man

WEST HARTFORD — A Connecticut woman has been charged after her dog attacked and injured a 78-year-old man.Katherine Stevenson, of Avon, was charged Tuesday with second-degree assault of an elderly person and other offenses. The Bloomfield man attacked last week suffered a fractured pelvis and dog bites to his ribs, hand and bicep.The Hartford Courant reports that Stevenson is in custody and she had the dog euthanized.Police say the 41-year-old Stevenson […] Read more of  Avon woman arrested, charged for dog attacking 78-year-old man

Hartford Police identify man killed on Sumner Street

Read more of  Hartford Police identify man killed on Sumner Street HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A homicide is being investigated in the state capital on Wednesday afternoon. According to officials, Hartford Police and units from the Major Crimes Division responded to 75 Sumner Street for reports of a shooting around 1:15 p.m. When they arrived, officers found a 28-year-old Jordan Williams of Bloomfield in an adjacent parking lot suffering from a single gunshot wound to the chest, they say. Medical treatment was provided until the EMS and fire department arrived. Officers say Read More …

West Hartford Police: Avon Woman Arrested In Dog Attack

An Avon woman whose Boxer mix attacked a 78-year-old Bloomfield man last week has been arrested, police said Wednesday. Katherine Stevenson, 40, of Old Farms Road was charged with second-degree assault of an elderly person, first-degree reckless endangerment, violation of a restraint order, nuisance… Read more of  West Hartford Police: Avon Woman Arrested In Dog Attack

State Police: Trooper Blocks Car From Construction Zone, Gets Rear-Ended

A driver traveled into a construction zone and struck an occupied police car on I-84 Wednesday night, police said. The trooper was not injured. The driver, Richard Knight, 56, of Bloomfield and passenger, Naomi A. Dwire, 37, of Vernon, were taken to area hospitals to be evaluated for possible injuries,… Read more of  State Police: Trooper Blocks Car From Construction Zone, Gets Rear-Ended

6 Connecticut nursing homes fined by state for violations

Six Connecticut nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health for violations that resulted in injuries to residents. Montowese Health and Rehab Center in North Haven was fined $1,740 after a resident suffered a calf laceration needing 10 stitches on March 23 while being moved from a wheelchair to a bed. According to DPH, one nurse’s aide tried to move the resident even though the resident’s care plan calls for two-person assistance. An investigation found the aide lied about what had happened, delayed seeking proper treatment, Read More …

Dog attacks 79 year-old man multiple times

Read more of  Dog attacks 79 year-old man multiple times WEST HARTFORD, Conn (WTNH) — West Hartford police were called to 56 Iroquois Road on Monday at 10:07 pm after receiving reports that a dog that attacked a 79 year-old man. Witnesses to the attack were holding the dog down, but the dog was able to escape multiple times. Each time the dog separated from the witnesses, it would return to the victim. Animal control secured the Boxer mix. The victim, William Chesanek of Bloomfield, was transported to St. Francis hospital with injuries Read More …

West Hartford Police: Bloomfield Man Attacked By Dog

A 79-year-old Bloomfield man was transported to St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center for dog bites to his ribs, hand and his bicep as well as a fractured pelvis after a dog attacked him on Iroquois Road Tuesday, police said. William Chesanek, 79, of Duncaster Road in Bloomfield as well as the… Read more of  West Hartford Police: Bloomfield Man Attacked By Dog

Football: Xavier QB Will Levis commits to Penn State

Xavier quarterback Will Levis made his commitment to Penn State posting this collage on Twitter Saturday, July 15. (via Will Levis) Will Levis, Xavier’s highly sought senior quarterback, made his verbal commitment to play at Penn State during a visit to the school Saturday morning. He made the announcement on Twitter shortly after receiving a scholarship offer from coach James Franklin. Officially committed to Penn State University! I am a Nittany Lion! #WeAre pic.twitter.com/5hNwLjprsB — Will Levis (@will_levis) July 15, 2017 Will Levis (fourth from left), his family pose with Read More …

Lawyer: Marijuana prohibition laws unconstitutional

Read more of  Lawyer: Marijuana prohibition laws unconstitutional HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut lawyer is hoping his arguments in a drug case eventually are used by attorneys across the country to fight marijuana charges and bans on pot possession. Aaron Romano says many state laws criminalizing marijuana were based on the federal Marihuana Tax Act of 1937, which essentially criminalized marijuana by imposing harsh financial penalties. He argues the federal law was rooted in racism and bigotry against blacks and Mexicans and therefore was unconstitutional, as are the state bans based Read More …