One Dead, One Hurt After Getting Hit By Train

One person was killed and another seriously badly injured early Wednesday when they were struck by a train near Buckley Hill Road and River Street in Thompson. State police said Morgan Nordby, 26, and Brittany Lafleche, 28, both of Thompson, were hit sometime after 1 a.m. Police were called to...

Sections:  u.s.   
Topics:  Connecticut   Hartford   
  • Hundreds Spar Over Proposed Pregnancy Center Ordinance At Hartford Council Hearing
    Anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights advocates sparred in a fierce, standing-room-only hearing Monday night over a proposed ordinance that would impose new regulations on anti-abortion centers, which critics say disseminate misleading or nonmedical information to pregnant women. The ordinance,... More
  • ‘Handsaw hacker’ convicted of assault, no verdict on home-invasion charge
    STAMFORD — A man who nearly sawed the hand off of a New York City businessman was found guilty of first-degree assault on Monday, but jurors were unable to reach a verdict on burglary and home invasion charges, which means that the state has the option of seeking a retrial for those offenses. Cesar Olivero attacked the man at his ex-girlfriend’s apartment in what appeared to be a jealous fit of rage on June 25, 2015, according to police. The man who was attacked was out having drinks in White Plains, N.Y. More
  • Officer injured during drug arrest Saturday
    STAMFORD — Police arrested Ricardo Georges, 27, on Saturday afternoon in the South End and charged him with drug possession and assaulting a police officer, among other charges. The Narcotics and Organized Crime division received a tip that Georges was selling in that area, and requested help from uniformed officers. Georges was on a lengthy parole from his last arrest and release, said Capt. More
  • Meriden Man Injured In Cell Settles Lasuit Against Former Cop
    A police brutality lawsuit filed by a man who suffered head injuries when he was pushed by former Meriden officer Evan Cossette has been settled for an undisclosed amount. Cossette served a 14-month sentence after a jury found him guilty of using unreasonable force and obstruction of justice after... More
  • Gang Member, 26, Sentenced To Life Without Parole
    NEW HAVEN — A 26-year old Hartford man, who was a member of one of the city’s violent drug gangs, was sentenced Monday to life in prison with no possibility of release for the cold-blooded murder of a rival drug dealer. More
  • New Windsor fire: 1 dead, 30+ hurt, including several firefighters
    Seven firefighters were also hurt. All of the victims suffered non-life threatening ... Verla International has been hit with 12 violations this year at the New Windsor plant, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
    11/20/2017 - 2:16 pm | View Link
  • 1 dead, 3 hurt in rear-end crash on Atlantic City Expressway
    Busy travel week off to deadly start in N.J. Cream was driving west when his SUV hit the back of a minivan. The minivan spun and struck the guardrail before coming to a stop in the center lane. A 35-year-old woman driving the minivan and her 35-year-old ...
    11/20/2017 - 2:21 am | View Link
  • 1 Dead, 33 Hurt as Twin Explosions Rock NY Cosmetics Manufacturing Facility
    Thirty-three other people were hurt, including seven Newburgh firefighters ... Records from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration indicate the plant was hit with a dozen violations earlier this year related to exit maintenance and the use ...
    11/19/2017 - 4:00 pm | View Link
  • 15 dead, 10 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco
    A drought has greatly hurt agricultural output in Morocco recently ... Now, he’s out of prison after serving just 13 months. A Las Vegas man hit a jackpot worth more than $800,000 at the Cannery Casino-Hotel. A 51-year-old man arrested for the murder ...
    11/19/2017 - 9:03 am | View Link
  • The Latest: At least 30 dead, 200 hurt in Iran-Iraq quake
    An Iranian official says at least 30 people died in Iran when a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit near the Iran-Iraq border region ... injured in Iraq's Sulaymaniyah province and about 150 were hurt in Khanaquin city. There has been no official report from ...
    11/12/2017 - 8:22 pm | View Link
  • More
  • One dead, 25 hurt after tornado ravages Wisconsin trailer ...
    Barron County sheriff's deputies were going door to door in the Prairie Lake Estates trailer park near Chetek, Wis., late into the night checking on residents.
    11/19/2017 - 3:43 pm | View Website
  • Two killed, three hurt in Elkhart hit-and-run
    Elkhart - Indianahit and run, injured, dead - Two killed, three hurt in Elkhart hit-and-run - 13 WTHR Indianapolis - Elkhart - Indianahit and run, injured, dead
    11/19/2017 - 12:08 pm | View Website
  • High winds sweep Central Europe, leave 5 dead, others hurt
    BERLIN (AP) — High winds knocked down trees and caused widespread travel chaos across much of Central Europe on Sunday, leaving five people dead and ...
    10/29/2017 - 5:15 pm | View Website
  • 1 dead, 2 hurt in chase with Georgia State Patrol trooper ...
    Taboris Wright, 25, died Oct. 12, 2017, a day after the sedan he was riding in hit a pickup truck head-on in a chase with a Georgia State Patrol trooper.
    10/12/2017 - 12:56 pm | View Website
  • 3 dead, 4 hurt after SUV collides with bear on I-70 ...
    Three people, including two minors, are dead and another four injured after a crash early Friday morning near Rifle on Interstate 70 when an SUV ran into a bear ...
    09/29/2017 - 12:07 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More U.s. News