Connecticut man sentenced to 40 years for elderly man’s death

MIDDLEBURY >> A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the death of an elderly man who was found in a pool of blood at the end of his driveway. WTNH-TV reports Steven Brockett, of Waterbury, worked as a handyman for Isidore Ellin. Ellin’s body was found at his Middlebury home in November 2015. Read More of  Connecticut man sentenced to 40 years for elderly man’s death

Waterbury man sentenced to 40 years for elderly man’s death

MIDDLEBURY — A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the death of an elderly man who was found in a pool of blood at the end of his driveway.WTNH-TV reports Steven Brockett, of Waterbury, worked as a handyman for Isidore Ellin. Ellin’s body was found at his Middlebury home in November 2015.The state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled Ellin died of blunt force trauma to the head.State prosecutors say Brockett killed the 79-year-old […] Read more of  Waterbury man sentenced to 40 years for elderly Read More …

‘Jet-lagged’ Storm suffer first loss

Larry Zapata of Wolcott Storm throws over the umpire for an out in the 3rd inning against the Colton, CA. Nighthawks during the Mickey Mantle World Series in Torrington Thursday.Steven Valenti Republican-American BY MARK JAFFEE REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN TORRINGTON — At least it wasn’t an elimination game. A 9 a.m. game Thursday on the heels of a late-night victory over the Midland Tomahawks on Wednesday at Municipal Stadium left the Wolcott Storm baseball team “a little jet-lagged,” according to coach Bob Warren. Wolcott, already assured of advancing to the double-elimination championship bracket Read More …

Waterbury man sentenced to 40 years in jail for killing his boss

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — A Waterbury man will spend the next 40 years behind bars. He was sentenced on Thursday for killing his boss. The victim’s daughter spoke in court and what she said may surprise you. “How did it feel standing up there making your statement, speaking to the person charged with killing your father?” “I feel like it was my first opportunity to say some great things about my dad,” said Lisa Ellin, the victim’s daughter. A daughter speaks from the heart to the man who killed her Read More …

Toddler burned at Rocky Neck State Park

EAST LYME, Conn. (WTNH) — A toddler is recovering at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital after getting burned at Rocky Neck on Saturday morning. DEEP EnCon Police says a 17-month-old boy from Middlebury was transported to the hospital after falling against a Dutch oven that was being used by his family to cook breakfast at a campsite at Rocky Neck State Park in Niantic around 9:00 a.m. According to officials, the boy suffered moderate, but non-life threatening burns. Officials have not released the identity of the little boy.

Temporarily missing plane located in Plainville

OXFORD >> A potentially downed plane Friday morning has been located safe and sound at Robertson Field Airport in Plainville. The four-seater was initially reported to have lost contact with the tower in the area of the Waterbury-Oxford Airport, Connecticut State Police said. State, Naugatuck and Middlebury police had been searching the area and “wood line,” where more densely foliated land began. Read more of  Temporarily missing plane located in Plainville

Plane that went missing at Oxford found safe in Plainville

OXFORD >> A potentially downed plane Friday morning has been located safe and sound at Robertson Field Airport in Plainville. The four-seater was initially reported to have lost contact with the tower in the area of the public Waterbury-Oxford Airport, Connecticut State Police said. State, Naugatuck and Middlebury police had been searching the area and “wood line,” where more densely foliated land began. Read more of  Plane that went missing at Oxford found safe in Plainville

Police Responding To Report Of Downed Plane In Oxford

First responders were called to a report of a downed plane Friday morning near Oxford Airport. State police reported the incident about 8:15 a.m. The plane was reported to be a four-seat aircraft. State police, along with Naugatuck and Middlebury police were searching the area near the wood line… Read more of  Police Responding To Report Of Downed Plane In Oxford

Possible downed plane reported near Oxford Airport

OXFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Emergency officials are responding to a possible downed plane near the Waterbury-Oxford Airport Friday morning. State police tweeted that first responders were en route to a possible downed plane in the area of the Oxford Airport. Possible downed plane reported in the area of Oxford airport. First responders enroute — CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) July 21, 2017 Troopers say airport officials were working to find a plane in the air that they lost visuals of when the plane was supposed to land but did not. Plane reported Read More …

Home run balls returned to sender

Wolcott’s players look on as Puerto Rico players are introduced prior to their Roberto Clemente World Series game Thursday at Municipal Stadium in Waterbury.Jim Shannon Republican-American By MARK JAFFEE Republican-American WATERBURY — Bergen County (N.J.) Cyclones first baseman J.C. Pacheo, 8, belted a home run to right field in the first inning of his team’s Roberto Clemente World Series game at the Joan Joyce Field against Rockford (Ill.) on Thursday. The ball was retrieved and later given to Pacheo for safekeeping. It’s standard procedure at state, North Atlantic Regional and Read More …

Lonesome glove returned to its owner

Wolcott’s Chris Bova (16) delivers a pitch during their Roberto Clemente World Series game against Puerto Rico Thursday at Municipal Stadium in Waterbury.Jim Shannon Republican-American BY MARK JAFFEE REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WATERBURY — The Roberto Clemente World Series hadn’t played its first game when a good deed was performed by an opposing coach. After the players’ parade and skills competition was held Wednesday, they had a picnic and went on rides at Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury. Rockford (Ill.) coach Mark Anderson noticed a baseball glove had been left behind and grabbed Read More …

Katherine Berman, Wife Of ESPN Personality Chris Berman, Died From Blunt Trauma, Drowning

Katherine Berman died from injuries she suffered after her car struck the back end of another vehicle in Middlebury in May, the state medical examiner has determined. Dr. James Gill, the chief state medical examiner, ruled Berman’s death was an accident and said she died from blunt trauma and drowning…. Read more of  Katherine Berman, Wife Of ESPN Personality Chris Berman, Died From Blunt Trauma, Drowning