NORWICH POLICE INVESTIGATE SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS AT NFA
NORWICH, CT (WFSB) – The Norwich Police Department is actively investigating sexual assault allegations that were made against an employee of the Norwich Free Academy, officials said on Saturday. Lieutenant Christopher Conley issued a release on Saturday that an investigation was launched in June involving an assault of student(s) by an employee. The Norwich Free Academy is a private school located on Broadway in Norwich for students in grades 9 through 12. Lieutenant Conley said the names of those involved are being withheld pending further investigation. This story is developing. Stay with WICH AM 1310, WICH.COM and Channel 3 for updates.
THOUSANDS FLOCK TO MGM SPRINGFIELD
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WFSB) – Thousands have made their way to the newly opened MGM Springfield despite concerns over congestion coupled with a nearby event. Channel 3’s Matthew Campbell described the trip to the regions’ newest destination spot as smooth sailing on I-91 Northbound, only until one reaches the off-ramps, traffic started to build. On the secondary roads leading up to the casino, the traffic built to a 5 to 10-minute backup. As thousands are expected to flood the city, parking lots are open, but are charging. Shuttles are available for access from the Big E in West Springfield.
LOCAL POLITICIANS REACT TO PASSING OF SENATOR JOHN McCAIN
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Connecticut politicians are reacting to the passing of Arizona Senator John McCain who passed away on Saturday afternoon after a courageous battle with brain cancer. In reflecting upon Senator McCain’s life, the word ‘hero’ comes to mind for most. McCain, who died at the age of 81, was a naval bomber pilot, prisoner of war, conservative maverick, giant of the Senate, twice-beaten presidential candidate and an abrasive American hero to the world and to those who knew him best.