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Wednesday Dec 24 | via The Hartford Courant
After being driven into Hartford and abandoned there last summer, an 18-year-old man returned to East Hartford and shot the driver, who later died, according to an arrest warrant. Michael Mikulske, 44, was shot on July 2 after a confrontation with Lawrence Williams at the VFW hall on Main Street in East Hartford, according to the warrant. Comment?
Thursday Dec 18 | via The Hartford Courant
Police have arrested a 17-year old unidentified juvenile male for the mugging of a 99-year old woman delivering cookies to the local senior center Wednesday morning. The incident occurred around 9 a.m. Wednesday morning when the elderly woman was delivering cookies to the LP Wilson Community Center. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via The Hartford Courant
He joins firefighter Justin Wood, who was charged in the accidental shooting of a friend; firefighter Jeffrey Vendetta, who was charged with drunk driving and evading arrest; firefighter Cinque Scott, who was suspended following an on-the-job alcohol-related incident; and lieutenants Vernon Tyson and Scott Cunningham, who were involved in a fight at the scene of a fire. McGloughlin also declined to discuss the reason for his suspension and referred all inquiries to Hartford Fire Chief Carlos Huertas's office. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via The Hartford Courant
A clerk was pistol-whipped during a holdup early Tuesday that police suspect is linked to an earlier robbery in East Hartford, a police official said. Newington's holdup was reported about 1:45 a.m. at the 7-Eleven, 461 New Britain Ave., Sgt. Comment?
Sunday Dec 14 | via The Hartford Courant
Cecilia Floros, 10, holds a sign reading Love Wins at an event marking the six-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings in Newtown. Cecilia Floros, 10, holds a sign reading Love Wins at an event marking the six-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings in Newtown. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 9 | via The Hartford Courant
The operator of a Hartford Road day care center has surrendered her license to the state several weeks after her daughter was arrested on charges of abusing children at the facility. Sharon Vanover voluntarily surrendered the license on Friday to the state Office of Early Childhood, agency spokeswoman Diana Lejardi said Tuesday. Comment?
Friday Dec 5 | via The Hartford Courant
A defense witness testified on Friday that the charges against Tiffany Stevens are the result of a scheme cooked up by her ex-husband and the handyman she is accused of hiring to kill her ex-husband. Larry Chace, who maintained the pool at a Simsbury estate where John McDaid worked as a handyman, told the Hartford Superior Court jury that Eric Stevens was going to pay McDaid for helping to set up Tiffany Stevens. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via The Hartford Courant
Police are questioning a man who put his Monroe Road neighborhood on high alert Wednesday morning by calling police and saying he committed murder and was thinking of killing the rest of his family, the police chief said. The man called police before 8 a.m. and said he had killed his wife, Chief Carl Sferrazza said. Comment?
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