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  • Plainville Police Department Raises American Flag Flown In Iraq

    A moving tribute today in Plainville to two police officers who are back from a tour of duty in Iraq. Officers Roman Blajerski and Shane Phillips were asked to raise the flag at the police station where they work. Not long ago, that very same flag flew...
  • Police Shoot Man Armed with Hammer

    Police Shoot Man Armed with Hammer
    Plainville Police were involved in a shooting this morning according to Plainville's police chief. Police Chief Peter Costanzo said a call came in from Jim's Grocery and Deli in the 300 block of Woodford Avenue that a man was walking in the area smashing...
  • Shootings Involving Police Officers In Connecticut, 2008-2010

    The following compilation of police-involved shootings over the last two years is based on news coverage and investigations by state's attorneys. The list may not be complete. >>2/10/10 -- A man was shot after a chase in East Hartford. He sustained...
  • Elderly Conn. Sisters Battle In Court Over $500K Lottery Jackpot

    Elderly Conn. Sisters Battle In Court Over $500K Lottery Jackpot
    Two elderly sisters from Connecticut who are fighting over a $500,000 lottery jackpot are headed to court for a trial. Eighty-four-year-old Theresa Sokaitis of Middletown and 87-year-old Rose Bakaysa of Plainville are expected in New Britain Superior...
  • Hospital Staff Returns From Haiti

    Each morning in Haiti, nurse practitioner Deborah Ferretti awoke to the sounds of roosters crowing and brooms sweeping entrances to tents, the makeshift homes born of the Jan. 12 earthquake that ravaged the country. She'd have a power bar and some water...
  • Plainville Police Search For Missing Teens

    Plainville Police Search For Missing Teens
    Plainville Police are looking for the public's assistance locating two teenagers missing since Friday night. Police say 12 year old LiAnn Hall and her sister, 14 year old Tianna Hall, were last seen in their home at 8 o'clock Friday night. The teens were...
  • Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of Plainville Neighborhood

    Residents of one Plainville neighborhood dealt with a massive interruption of their normal routine Wednesday when a gas leak forced them to evacuate. The Plainville Fire Department says the leak was caused by an excavator on West Main Street shortly...
  • Judge OKs DNA Sample From Plainville Suspect

    Conn. judge OKs DNA sample from Plainville suspect NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut judge has approved a prosecution request for a DNA sample from the suspect in the Valentine's Day killing of a Plainville woman. Investigators got the sample...
  • A Gruesome Past, An Explosive Future

    Ibraheem Sanad Mujbile is everywhere. The kindly looking man with white hair is always in the background at city meetings, always carrying his little briefcase. On one side of it, ``press'' is written in yellow tape. On the other it's ``sahafee,'' the...
  • Lucky Charms

    When you are shot at a few times a week, it's easy to be superstitious. Most of Charlie Company's Marines practice their personal traditions and carry their tokens and charms. Any object can become magical when it reaches a war zone. Some of the magic...
  • Checkpoint Tedium

    Most of Charlie Company is assigned to the unit's downtown building, its base from which it can pick fights with Fallujah's insurgency and work to keep the main east-west route through the city open to traffic. But dozens of Marines from the Plainville-...
  • The Marine's Dual Role: Killer And Diplomat

    The going rate for an Iraqi life is $2,500. In his weekly trip to the Civil-Military Operations Center in downtown Fallujah, the battalion's judge advocate hands out cash to Iraqis. A few hundred dollars for a car scraped by a Marine vehicle in a tight...