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Stories with place: Torrington
  • Health woes vex neighbors of tire warehouse fire 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:18 am
  • TORRINGTON, Connecticut - A tire fire in Torrington that stopped burning more than a week ago has led to health concerns among local residents.

  • Firefighters battling Torrington tire co. blaze 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 12:13 pm
  • TORRINGTON, Connecticut - Firefighters from several towns are battling a smoky blaze at a Torrington tire warehouse as city officials urge people who live and work nearby to stay indoors. Officials say no one was injured.

  • Records: Teen cited Columbine in school threat 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 6:44 pm
  • LITCHFIELD, Connecticut - An 18-year-old Connecticut woman cited the 1999 Columbine school shootings in her diary alongside plans to shoot up her high school last month, according to court records released Tuesday.

  • Man to be arraigned in Torrington overdose death 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 9:17 am
  • LITCHFIELD, Connecticut - A 22-year-old man is facing arraignment on drug charges in connection with a heroin overdose death in Torrington.

  • Conn. drive-in theater needs upgrades to stay open 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 11:08 am
  • BARKHAMSTED, Connecticut - Hundreds of families picnic and pajama-clad children usually dot the expansive lush green field at the Pleasant Valley Drive-in every summer, waiting for hours for the sun to set and the movies to start.