state police News

Connecticut Police Report 327 Crashes Over Holiday Weekend

Connecticut state police say they’ve responded to 327 accidents, charged 56 people with DUI and issued more than 1,400 speeding tickets over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Troopers say two of the crashes were fatal. One person died in an accident …

Virginia High Schools Join in Safe-Driving Campaign

Nearly three dozen Virginia high schools are participating in a safe driving campaign starting this week. The Virginia State Police is teaming up with Youth of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety to increase awareness about seat belt use and …

Students Injured in Bus Accident in Massachusetts

Connecticut students on a ski trip have suffered minor injuries in a bus collision. Police say two buses were traveling north on Route 140 when one bus rear-ended the other around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. One adult and eight minors were …

New York Police Giving Back $100K in Stolen Property

State police are giving $100,000 worth of stolen property back to the owners, just in time for Christmas. Investigators tell the Wellsville Daily Reporter that the items include all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, tools and machinery that were stolen from hunting camps, …

Rhode Island State Police to Crack Down on Drunk Driving

The Rhode Island State Police are stepping up patrols through the end of the year to crack down on drivers who are under the influence of alcohol. Police Superintendent Col. Steven O’Donnell says authorities will take part in two traffic …

Michigan State Police Participate in Earthquake Training

Michigan State Police say they’re participating in disaster response training that includes responding to a simulated earthquake. Police say the exercise was scheduled for Tuesday at the Ingham County Fairgrounds in Mason, near Lansing. Several other agencies and the American …