Plainfield

The home at 604 E. Second St. in Plainfield, N.J., will be torn down after being gutted in a fire on Aug. 27, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Massive Plainfield Fire Destroys 1 House, Leaves 3 Families Displaced

The fire started around 2 a.m. in the attic of 604 E. Second St., fire officials said.

08/27/2015

Andre Henderson (Credit: State Department of Corrections)

Plainfield Man Sentenced To 16 Years In Prison For Attack On Police Officer

Andre Henderson, of Plainfield, must serve at least 85 percent of his 16-year sentence before he’s eligible for parole.

02/04/2015

State troopers watching I-95 in Connecticut as travel ban is partially lifted. (credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Plainfield Man Charged For Pulling Kids On Sled Through Snow By Truck

A Plainfield man has been arrested after police say he was pulling kids on a sled behind his speeding pickup truck.

01/27/2015

A series of earthquakes have recently occurred in eastern Connecticut. (credit: CBS2)

Connecticut Officials Address Community Worries In Wake Of Recent Earthquakes

After a dozen earthquakes in a week, representatives of state agencies are gathering for what is being called a briefing on Connecticut’s preparedness posture.

01/16/2015

Location of an earthquake in Connecticut on Jan. 12, 2015. (credit: USGS)

Yet Again, Another Earthquake Rattles Eastern Connecticut

In what’s becoming a daily seismic event, the Weston Observatory of Boston College said the earthquake occurred at about 4:40 a.m. Thursday near Plainfield, where previous earthquakes were recorded.

01/15/2015

Location of an earthquake in Connecticut on Jan. 12, 2015. (credit: USGS)

Another Minor Earthquake Strikes Eastern Connecticut Wednesday

In what’s becoming a daily event, another minor earthquake has shaken parts of eastern Connecticut.

01/14/2015

Seismograph.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Another Small Earthquake Rattles Eastern Connecticut

Boston College’s Weston Observatory says the 2.1 magnitude earthquake at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday was in Plainfield. It was in the same area as five small earthquakes over five hours Monday morning.

01/13/2015

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Small Earthquake Rattles Connecticut For 3rd Time In 5 Days

The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed a 3.3-magnitude earthquake near the Connecticut-Rhode Island state line, the third tremor in the area in the past five days.

01/12/2015

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2.0-Magnitude Earthquake Confirmed In Eastern Connecticut

The Weston Observatory at Boston College says the earthquake was recorded at 9:28 a.m. Thursday and centered in the northern part of Plainfield, about 2 miles south of Danielson.

01/08/2015

Vincent Erazo. (credit: Plainfield Police)

Plainfield Police Search For Missing Autistic, Diabetic Man

Vincent Erazo was last seen in a wooded area not far from 1022 Field Avenue.

10/06/2014

LANDOVER, MD - AUGUST 18: A football sits on the grass during a preseason game between the Washington Redskins and Cleveland Browns at FedExField on August 18, 2014 in Landover, Maryland.

New London HS Principal: Football Players Subjected To Racist Slurs After Plainfield Game

A Connecticut high school principal says members of his school’s football team were subjected to racist taunts by fans in the town of Plainfield.

09/30/2014

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Police Seek Suspects In Fatal Plainfield Shooting

Authorities are looking for several suspects in a shootout in Plainfield that left a 20-year-old man dead and three others injured.

08/17/2014

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1 Dead, Several Rushed To Hospital Following Plainfield Shooting

Police say one person opened fire on W. 3rd Street and Monroe Avenue.

08/16/2014

Samuel Woody (credit: Union County Prosecutor's Office)

Ex-Plainfield Officer Gets 6 Years For Official Misconduct, Criminal Sexual Contact

A jury found the 12-year veteran guilty in December, 2012 of falsely accusing a woman of crimes and threatening her with jail unless she performed a sexual act.

04/09/2014

2 Plainfield Men Sentenced In Fatal Shooting Of Bystander In 2011

According to Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park, 46-year-old Nelson Santos Betance had just bought a phone card in a store at the corner West Third Street and Monroe Avenue on March 21, 2011 and was sitting in his car when gunshots were fired from a nearby vehicle.

02/21/2014

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