The most-viewed stories on News 12 Connecticut in 2022

In a year of several noteworthy stories, some stories stood out more than others in southwestern Connecticut.

News 12 Staff

Dec 30, 2022, 5:08 PM

Updated 534 days ago

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The most-viewed stories on News 12 Connecticut in 2022
In a year of several noteworthy stories, some stories stood out more than others in southwestern Connecticut.
Below are the Top 5 most viewed stories on News12.com for 2022 from News 12 Connecticut.

5 - Milford mom writes in court filing before her death, 'I'm scared he's going to kill me.' (Dec. 8) 

Julie Minogue feared Ewen Dewitt, the father of her 3-year-old son, was going to kill her. The Milford mom filed for a restraining order against her ex-boyfriend, writing, "I am scared for the safety of my children and I. Ewen has got himself into a lot of trouble with drugs and alcohol and I'm scared he's going to kill me." On Dec. 1, a judge granted the request. Five days later, Dewitt allegedly killed Minogue in her home while the toddler and her 17-year-old son were present. At the time, Minogue also had a protective order against Dewitt that extended to her two minor children after he was arrested on assault and risk of injury charges in 2019.

4 - Officials: Easton schools food service worker accused of sending obscene messages to FBI agent posing as 14-year-old girl (July 2) 

Prosecutors say the 62-year-old Bridgeport man sent obscene pictures and messages to an undercover FBI agent posing as a 14-year-old girl. School officials say he was arrested on federal charges.

3 - Police: Woman found shot to death in Bridgeport home (May 28)

A woman was found shot to death in a Bridgeport home in May. The shooting prompted calls from local officials to stop the gun violence.

2 - Multiple pileup crashes reported on CT roadways due to icy conditions (Jan. 5) 

After a quick-moving freezing rain storm, state police reported multiple pileup crashes throughout the state in early January.

1 - Family: Bridgeport 8-year-old found in bedroom with window curtains around neck dies at hospital (June 6) 

Maria Rivera says she found her son, AJ, clinging to life in his bedroom with a window curtain wrapped around his neck. She shared her story exclusively with News 12 Connecticut.
Editor's note: Top News 12 Connecticut stories as of 12/30/22. Weather forecast and category pages were excluded from results to solely focus on story content. 


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