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Saturday Sep 26 | via The Hartford Courant
An "intoxicated" man was struck by a police car that was responding to an early Saturday morning shooting near West Avenue, police said. At about 2 a.m., officers monitoring bar closing on West Avenue at Wall Street heard a single gunshot from Mott Avenue, police said. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 15 | via The Hartford Courant
Scott Gellatly, the Oxford man fighting charges of killing his wife and seriously wounding her mother in May 2014, changed his mind during an emotionally charged court hearing Tuesday and pleaded guilty to charges of murder and attempted murder. As part of a plea deal, Gellatly, 47 now faces 45 years in prison when he is sentenced Nov. 17 for breaking into the Oxford home of Douglas and Merry Jackson on the morning of May 7, 2014, and fatally shooting his estranged wife, Lori Gellatly, 32, a state employee, and seriously wounding her mother, Merry Jackson. Comment?
Monday Sep 14 | via The Hartford Courant
Lisa Caserta, of Middletown, talks about her relationship with the late Henry Hill, a mobster whose life was the subject of the movie, "Goodfellas." Caserta, originally from Newington, met Hill in California in 2000 and was his fiance until his death in 2012. Comment?
Saturday Sep 12 | via Hometown Today News Publications
September 11, 2015 8/24/15 : William J. Owen, 21, of 46 Old Middletown Ave., East Hampton was issued a ticket after a brief investigation into a motor vehicle accident that had occurred on West High St., , near 9 West High for Failure to keep a safe distance apart. Comment?
Saturday Sep 12 | via The Hartford Courant
Two people are in stable condition after they were shot early Saturday morning in the area of William Street and Crescent Avenue. At about 2:05 a.m., police found two people suffering from gunshot wounds, and another female who suffered non-weapon induced injuries to the head, Bridgeport public safety spokesman Kevin Coughlin said in an email. Comment?
Sep 3, 2015 | via The Hartford Courant
Miguel Roman leaves Hartford Superior Court a free man on April. 2, 2009. Roman, who served 20 years in prison for the killing of a 17-year-old girl, had all the charges dismissed after DNA evidence implicated another man. Comment?
Aug 31, 2015 | via The Hartford Courant
An investigation at a Salvation Army complex on George Street in New Haven on July 30, 2015 was related to severed limbs recently found in the city. An investigation at a Salvation Army complex on George Street in New Haven on July 30, 2015 was related to severed limbs recently found in the city. Comment?
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