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Stories with place: Middletown
  • Connecticut man sent to psychiatric hospital 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 7:40 am

    MIDDLETOWN, Connecticut - A Connecticut man authorities say stabbed his mother with a fireplace poker and mutilated her body with a hunting knife has been sent to a psychiatric hospital for up to 60 years.

  • Bridge safety measures sought after baby thrown to his death 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 2:49 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - After a 7-month-old boy was thrown to his death last month, local officials have been considering safety improvements for a 90-foot-high span over the Connecticut River that has been known for decades as a destination for suicidal people.

  • Connecticut police target drivers talking, texting on phones 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 10:23 am

    MIDDLETOWN, Connecticut - Police across Connecticut are launching another enforcement campaign targeting drivers who talk or text on their cellphones without using required hands-free devices.

  • Audit finds repeated errors at child welfare agency 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 6:43 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's state auditors released a report Thursday that found repeated financial and administrative mistakes have been made at the Department of Children and Families and its various facilities.