Plainfield

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

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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

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

Former Plainfield Cop Convicted Of Misconduct

Samuel Woody, 43, faces up to 10 years in prison when he’s sentenced for official misconduct and criminal sexual contact.

12/12/2013

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NJ Lawmakers Want Loophole Closed In Cases Involving Failure To Disclose HIV Infection

A retired Plainfield police captain was on trial in July for having sex with women and not telling them he’s HIV positive, but was acquitted after prosecutors were barred from obtaining medical records.

09/18/2013

Dorian Gillon (credit: Handout)

Arrest Made In 2005 Plainfield Murder Case

Dorian Gillon, 49, was arrested Monday and charged with murder in connection with the beating and strangulation of a 39-year-old Plainfield woman in 2005.

09/10/2013

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