The fire started around 2 a.m. in the attic of 604 E. Second St., fire officials said.
Andre Henderson, of Plainfield, must serve at least 85 percent of his 16-year sentence before he’s eligible for parole.
A Plainfield man has been arrested after police say he was pulling kids on a sled behind his speeding pickup truck.
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.
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.
In what’s becoming a daily event, another minor earthquake has shaken parts of 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.
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.
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.
Vincent Erazo was last seen in a wooded area not far from 1022 Field Avenue.
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.
Authorities are looking for several suspects in a shootout in Plainfield that left a 20-year-old man dead and three others injured.
Police say one person opened fire on W. 3rd Street and Monroe Avenue.
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.
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.