WFSB makes up for lost time

WFSB, CBS’s Connecticut affiliate, has started reporting on the Fountain Ave. arrests, after initially slacking off. Among the new details as of their last update at 10:34 AM:

… University police called for backup from Middletown and state police.

“There were approximately 250 students in the streets,” said Sgt. Scott Aresco. “When officers arrived, they threw bottles at the officers as they were trying to disperse the students.

Students accused police of using excessive force, and said officers used pepper spray and pepper balls.

“That’s only used a last resort,” Aresco said. “We told them to move along and they refused. At that point, that’s when the pepper spray and pepper balls were used.”

And now, I must sleep…

6 thoughts on “WFSB makes up for lost time

  1. Xiaoxi

    Not a technology person, but either send a link (if you put them up on facebook or youtube or something) or figure out a way to compress the file and send it to us via email.

  2. Xiaoxi

    Not a technology person, but either send a link (if you put them up on facebook or youtube or something) or figure out a way to compress the file and send it to us via email.

  3. Anonymous

    I just received this email from Eyewitness News after emailing them about the clear bias in their reporting. I was not at the scene last night, but those of you who were should call them and provide them with strong quotes and pictures.”Please contact the Channel 3 Eyewitness News at 860.244.1700, if you or other students are interested in sharing info with us about this matter. WFSBNews Desk”

  4. Anonymous

    I just received this email from Eyewitness News after emailing them about the clear bias in their reporting. I was not at the scene last night, but those of you who were should call them and provide them with strong quotes and pictures.

    “Please contact the Channel 3 Eyewitness News at 860.244.1700, if you or other students are interested in sharing info with us about this matter.

    WFSB
    News Desk”

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