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Ex-New Britain Teacher Accused Of Committing Sexual Assault
A former Connecticut elementary school teacher has been charged with the sexual assault of a 10-year-old female student, according to an arrest warrant.
The warrant, obtained by WFSB Eyewitness News 3, details the arrest of Erving Rivera, age 50, of Hartford, for allegedly kissing and having sexual contact with a female student in his classroom.
He was arrested and charged on Wednesday, April 5, with sexual assault and illegal sexual contact with a victim under 16, court records show.
Rivera, who was a special education teacher at Lincoln Elementary School in New Britain, …
Man Threatened To 'Shoot Up Graduation' At CT School, Police Say
A man faces charges after threatening to harm students at a school in Fairfield County, police said.
Police first learned of the threats on Friday, Feb. 17 around 6 p.m., when two people told state troopers that a student at the Stratford School for Aviation had made the comments at the school, state police said.
According to the two witnesses, a student identified as 21-year-old New Haven County resident Joseph Cyr, of Oxford, had allegedly said that he was going to "shoot up graduation" with a friend or coworker in December 2022.
Additionally, on Thursday, Feb. 16, a witness …
Wesleyan University Student-Athlete Dies In Skiing Accident
A junior at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, has died after a ski accident.
Jack Seivwright was studying abroad this semester, the university said in a statement. The accident happened on Sunday, Feb. 12.
"Known on campus as a student-athlete who brought people together, he will be sorely missed by many," Wesleyan's statement said. "We offer our condolences to Jack’s family, friends, and loved ones."
A native of Elmore, Vermont, Seivwright was a member of the soccer team during his freshman year in 2020-21.
“Jack was a ball of energy who loved being active and spending tim…