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Kim Smith says she was the victim of voyeurism three years ago at Hammonasset Beach State Park (Shelly Sindland Photography)
Tmc July 24, 2014 at 10:21 pm
Pretty sure whomever recorded her bod shut off the playback in 2 seconds and smashed the cam with aRead More hammer.
Casey Penders July 24, 2014 at 10:54 pm
This happened 3 years ago and was thought to have been taken care of. Now 3 years later - on JulyRead More 5, 2014 this has happened again. Obviously there are still policies/procedures that need to put in place. Imagine if this was you with your 2 young girls - quite a tramatic situation.
Ca Pen July 24, 2014 at 11:01 pm
This happened 3 years ago and was thought to have been taken care of. Now 3 years later - on July 5,Read More 2014 this has happened again. Obviously there are still policies/procedures that need to put in place. Imagine if this was you with your 2 young girls - quite a tramatic situation.
Inpanh Thammavongsa. Photo Credit: Monroe Police
Igor July 24, 2014 at 03:08 pm
This could be hard to prove. Another case of he said/she said.
Aaron Boyd July 24, 2014 at 07:41 pm
Post updated at 7:40 p.m. Thursday with the accused's correct age.
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Average American July 22, 2014 at 10:55 am
Congratulations Patch, you have finally published a dog attack story about other dog breeds thanRead More Pitbulls.
Elsa July 22, 2014 at 11:08 pm
I hope the turtle & the kind man are ok.
Matt Helm July 23, 2014 at 08:19 am
There you go....I'll never help a turtle cross the street again...Why doesn't Conn. have turtleRead More traffic lights anyway...I say it's a case of turtle discrimination...where's those a-holes from PETA when you need them??
Photo credit: Orange Police Department
Krista Foster Heard July 21, 2014 at 01:32 am
God Bless , What a tragic loss . How was this K- 9 baby not secure. This K-9 was an officer of theRead More law and has died and hopefully the investigation shows it was no fault of his handler. John people are not laying blame , they simple want to know and are speculating , this is also a financial loss for Orange as well as loosing a trained officer and fur friend.
fatmancarruthers July 21, 2014 at 07:52 am
Whatever you do, dont question a cop's judgment. Theyre always right
Craig Zac July 22, 2014 at 07:46 am
poor dog... that sux. Sorry to hear of its loss. As for the Officer, Im sure they were using the dogRead More to sniff for drugs or something, whatever the case, the dog was only doing what it was trained for and weather or not the Handling officer "Needed" it there really does not matter.
Daisy Wilson July 19, 2014 at 08:44 pm
Its time that we began to bring the illness of hoarding out for open discussion. Too oftn peopleRead More know there's a problem but don't want to get involved.
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Voice of Reason July 14, 2014 at 07:34 pm
Interesting. As they're listed above a quick check of the half dozen Towns/Cities with the highestRead More crime rates are also near the bottom of the list of citizens with pistol permits. New London #166. New Britain #152. Waterbury #153. Bridgeport #158. New Haven #168 and Hartford #169 of 169 Towns in CT. Any correlation?
David Parsons July 14, 2014 at 11:22 pm
Small towns have a larger percentage of people with permits but a far lower number of permits.Read More Canaan has the highest 13.5% and there are a whopping 167 permits. Bridgeport, on the other hand, only has 2.8% that amounts to 4,031 permits.
Shirley B. Backus July 15, 2014 at 11:34 pm
I thought I read somewhere that most armed robberies were committed with guns that were stolen fromRead More homes. If you feel you must own a gun, don't advertise it. That alone could be the reason your home gets broken into! Obvious alarms and locks could make thieves wonder what's so valuable that it needs all that security. Again, don't advertise how secure your home is, and what valuables are inside.
IOU July 14, 2014 at 10:33 am
I never trust crime numbers. The police supply the data and it's in the best interest of the policeRead More if the crime rate is very low. It makes residents feel safe. It gives job security to the police if the residents are led to believe the police are doing a good job. There was an incident in my town a few years ago where a man murdered his wife. But the crime stats said there were no murders. I lost interest in our police stats at that point.
John Q. Public July 14, 2014 at 12:21 pm
The more police officers a town has per person, the more 'crime' gets reported!
Ken Anderson July 15, 2014 at 09:22 am
Whoever compiled this shouldn't be taken seriously. They've got five different Hartfords demarcatedRead More (all with the same stats though--?) and yet they forgot at least one whole town. I'm not going to say which one--that's their job, but if I had to remark on the State of Union, I'd just say "very, very swollen." C'mon, if they're going to offer stats like this at least get the flipping map right! Sheesh.
Cpl. Jessie Peterson of the Highland Village Police Department only lasted 30 minutes in quickly-rising temperatures of the car before he had to get out and recover.
Ron Drew July 16, 2014 at 09:03 am
Cars have alerts when you do not have your seat belt clicked. Why not alerts if the seat belt isRead More clicked in the back seat and the door is opened to alert the parent? If the door is closed without the seat belt un-click the horn would blow until un-clicked. Hows that for a new invention car manufacturers?
Igor July 16, 2014 at 11:09 am
How about people just pay attention to what they are doing? It's not not just with children. TheyRead More drive, walk the same way. With their heads up their butts. Why should it fall on the auto makers (thus increasing the cost to the consumer) to do what the parents should be doing?
Dylan Anthony July 17, 2014 at 02:25 pm
was the title pun seriously necessary?
J. Michael Farren, a former New Canaan resident and former White House lawyer (2010 press pool photo)
Bill Payer July 13, 2014 at 03:57 pm
Hey David, "Dou-Bag", what does Bush and Bin Laden have to do with a personal criminalRead More case? Besides, Bin Laden is dead and nothing has changed. The occupant in the W.H. will be on trial soon as well, don't worry!
Amy S. July 19, 2014 at 01:18 pm
not if he is playing golf.
do cons ever work? July 23, 2014 at 12:14 pm
Have you ever noticed that when tragedy strikes this country the Republican presidents are always onRead More vacation and the Democratic presidents are always in the White House? Funny. Even with Katrina, the war criminal was in Crawford on his month-long (5th) vacation.
Chinook and Cheyenne. Photo provided by CT Department of Agriculture
Dana July 13, 2014 at 06:12 pm
It's unlikely they will put the horses down if their only issue is a lack of groceries. However,Read More they have obviously been starved on and off for at LEAST a few years if it was first reported in 2011. Like most mammals, this kind of malnutrition can destroy the internal organs. Horses a especially subseptable. I hope the court denies any appeal she makes, because what ever her issue is, she obviously either won't or can't properly care for them.
BARBARA July 14, 2014 at 10:52 am
It says nothing about putting them down. Hopefully they will be fed and cared for then put up forRead More adoption. Poor horses at the mercy of an unfit human to take care of them !
nana of 5 July 21, 2014 at 11:22 am
WHAT IS WRONG WITH THESE PEOPLE !!!!!! Why have them if you can't care for them
rayquan livingston July 10, 2014 at 11:39 pm
This is the 3rd time the dogs got out. The first time the dogs escaped from a whole and all 3 dogsRead More attacked another pit who was in a back yard. Almost killing the dog but the dog got to hide under a car. The dog ended up with 8 different spots with stitches, drains in his chest and a cone on it's head. The second time the 3 pits got out they attacked a person and bit them. Each time the police and animal control was called nothing has happened. There are a lot of kids on the street and nothing is happening. The dogs were supposed to be quarantined for 2 weeks and they got out and nothing is happening. Ivan tried to help the other dog and he gets arrested but the dogs that are clearly vicious are still at the home. It's just wrong.
Michael Mott, 34 of 411 Chestnut Hill Road (Credit: New Haven Police Department)
1 July 8, 2014 at 11:25 pm
A few lessons here. 1) mind your business or you may get punched in the face. 2) always have aRead More backup credit card in your own name. Especially if you are unfortunate enough to marry a spendthrift. 3) don't punch a person in the face where you just tried using a credit card - the cops can track you down that way.
Bert Marchael July 9, 2014 at 06:54 am
After looking at the picture of Mott, I doubt he could read, let alone read anything McCann wrote.Read More As they say, "No good Deed goes unpunished."
Bobbie July 9, 2014 at 11:23 am
Judging a book by its cover? We know nothing about Mr. Mott. And by what you wrote, Bert, I knowRead More that you are an uptight snob.
L.A. July 14, 2014 at 05:19 pm
Back seated or front seated car seat.... my question is: how in the WORLD can these parents goRead More hours, and hours throughtout the day without thinking about their baby??? Don't they think about their child like: what is he/she doing right now, is he sleeping or playing with his friends, is he eating right now? Is he ok????etc...). Don't they call each other (mom/dad) to ask how the daycare drop off went??? My God!!! I think they should have the same punishment.
Ron Drew July 16, 2014 at 03:57 pm
Rita is correct in her response but what I am saying is to be consistent. New Haven should notRead More arrest a parent for accidentally leaving a child in the car and Ridgefield not arrest. Also Igor indicated not to put the burden on the car makers. Yet they now have computer chips to stop the car before it hits something and beeps at the driver if they move across the center line. All these are good things so how about something that helps solve this problem.
johndoe July 17, 2014 at 02:46 pm
OK. so what is the verdict??? why is it taking so F***** long to convict a father who killed hisRead More baby!
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