Powerball Eclipses $475 Million

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The nation’s eighth-largest lottery jackpot has reached $478 million, and the Powerball winning numbers (5 numbers plus one powerball) will be drawn at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time Saturday night. The last winning ticket was sold almost 3 months ago, when the jackpot reached… Read More

Early Morning Crash in Voluntown Sends One to Hospital

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Raymond Durand, 36, of 70 Hagstrom Road, North Grosvendordale, suffered serious injuries at 3:08 a.m. Saturday morning, when his 2000 Subaru Impreza failed to negotiate a curve on Pendleton Hill Road near Johnson Road, went off the road and struck a tree. The… Read More

The Muggles Will Be out in Force Saturday Night

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Bookstores across the country are staying open late Saturday night for late-night parties, and will start ringing up “The Cursed Child” to all of the partying Muggles at midnight. The last Harry Potter fix was in 2007 with the release of the final… Read More

Norwich Motorcycle Fatality

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Andre J. Ross, 37, of Norwich, was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash involving only his motorcycle around 2:15 a.m. Saturday morning in the vicinity of 74 West Thames Street. Police responding to scene found Ross suffered serious injuries as a… Read More

Major Marijuana Seizure in Willimantic

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The Willimantic police department Criminal Investigation Division served a search and seizure warrant at 25 Lafayette Street, the home of Luis Rivera, 28, on Wednesday morning. During the search, police discovered and seized more than one-half pond of marijuana. Rivera was arrested and… Read More

Plainfield Police Department to Add New Drug Detection K-9

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At the conclusion of a 10-week state police course, the Plainfield Police Department will be welcoming the newest member of their force, a labrador-type, drug sniffing dog. With his addition, Plainfield will have two K-9’s on their force. The department already has a… Read More

Plainfield DWI Results in Overturned Vehicle

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On July 22, 2016 at approximately 9:53 P.M., members of the Plainfield Police Department responded to the area of All Hallows Rd., Waurgean, CT, after dispatch received a report of a vehicle overturned off the roadway. Upon arriving on scene police observed a… Read More

Students Must Pay to Play Sports This Year

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Due to recent budget cuts, students who attend North Branford High School and wish to participate in any sports activities, will be required to pay $75. The fees paid will benefit all of the high school sports teams and is needed for all… Read More

Pokemon Go Leads to Drug Overdose in Putnam

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Pokemon Go and heroin led Wesley Carpenter, 21 and Megan Gudeahn, 20, both of Sterling, to Putnam, where they met a third person, 25-year-old Thomas Giroux, of Scituate, Rhode Island. Putnam police and emergency medical personnel were called to the parking lot of… Read More

Bankrupt 50 Cent Trying to Raise Cash

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Curtis James Jackson III, aka 50 Cent., filed for bankruptcy a year ago, citing $36 million in debts with assets of less than $20 million. A portion of his assets is his 17-acre, 50,000 square-foot, 19-bedroom home, purchased from former boxer Mike Tyson… Read More

Fugitive From Maine Apprehended in Willimantic

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Sherman Sigler, 31, of Jackson Street, Willimantic, was arrested by the Criminal Investigative Division of the Willimantic Police Department after learning that Sigler had a fully executable warrant issued by the Falmouth, Maine Police Department. Sigler was wanted in Maine for charges including… Read More

Unknown Assailant Steals 9-Year-Olds Bike

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Hamden police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man responsible for two robberies, one of which involved a nine-year-old boy. Around 5 p.m. Friday, Hamden Police report a man tried to shoplift from the Dollar General on State Street. The… Read More

Stolen Truck in Plainfield Under Investigation

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The Plainfield Police Department is currently investigating a stolen motor vehicle. It’s being described as a grey 2004 Toyota Tundra pickup truck, license plate CT REG 3540CY. Police say it was stolen from the Mobile Gas Station on the five hundred block of… Read More

American Legion’s Highest Award to Putnam Commander

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Ronald P. Coderre, commander of Mayotte-Viens American Legion Post No. 13 in Putam was was recently awarded the Commander of The Year Award, for the State of Connecticut, at the 98th Department of Connecticut American Legion Convention. The Commander of The Year award… Read More

Liquid Plumr Recalled

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The Clorox Company has recalled 5.4 million bottles of Liquid Plumr. Three types of the clog remover fall under the recall including: Liquid Plumr Pro-Strength Foaming Clog Fighter, Liquid Plumr Industrial Strength Urgent Clear and Liquid Plumr Pro-Strength Urgent Clear. The caps on… Read More