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Yankee Candle to Sell “Boston Strong” Candles

Yankee Candle is a Massachusetts company and they wanted to do something to help the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, so they are offering “Boston Strong” candles. The scent is cinnamon, baking...

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Officials: Hackers Not to Blame for CBOE Outage

Chicago Board Options Exchange officials say the systems outage that delayed trading for several hours on Thursday was an internal problem and not the work of hackers. According to the CBOE web site,...

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Bombing Survivor: "Glass Everywhere and Then I Blacked Out"

Connecticut couple Amy and Mike Garofolo were in Boston last Monday to cheer on a friend in the marathon, but more importantly to mark a rebirth in Amy's fight with cancer. They were mere feet away...

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Oxford Woman Charged With 41 Counts of Animal Cruelty

An Oxford woman has been charged with 41 counts of cruelty to animals two months after officials seized malnourished animals from her property.  Karen Desrosiers, 46, was charged on Wednesday and...

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Plainfield Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Pre-Teen

Plainfield police have arrested a local man accused of sexually assaulting a pre-teen. Curt D. Bernier, 41, was arrested at his residence at 7 a.m. on Thursday on an outstanding arrest warrant,...

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$7.7 Million to Be Distributed to Sandy Hook Families

The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation plans by May 23 to distribute $7.7 million to the 40 families most severely impacted by the December shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown and...

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George W. Bush: I "Really Don't" Miss Being President

George W. Bush is back in the Oval Office. Fortunately for him, it is just a replica of his old workplace. Bush took a walk through the new George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas on Thursday and...

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UConn Workers Used Contractors on State Time for Home Renovations: Warrant

Two UConn employees have been arrested, accused of using campus contractors to renovate their homes on state time and authorizing thousands of dollars in overtime pay for the work. Mark O'Neill, 56,...

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Getaway Vehicle Found in Murder of Texas Asst. DA: Police

Kaufman County, Texas, investigators have located a vehicle they say was used as a getaway vehicle following the murder of Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse back in January. According to a search...

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Two Teens Injured by Hit and Run Driver in Manchester

Two teenagers sustained injuries after they were struck by a hit-and-run driver Thursday evening, said authorities. According to police, two boys ages 15 and 16 were crossing the intersection of...

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Top NFL Draft Picks

The top of the 2013 NFL draft was light on quarterbacks and heavy on brawn. Click through to see picks from the first round.Photo Credit: AP

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Woman Pleads Guilty to Mass Shooting Threat

An East Haven woman admitted Thursday to threatening to carry out a mass shooting and bombing at Gateway Community College. Amanda Bowden, 19, pleaded guilty in federal court in Bridgeport. Bowden was...

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State Police Lead Search for Missing ECSU Student

State Police are leading a search for Alyssiah Marie Wiley, a 20-year-old Eastern Connecticut State University student from West Haven, who was last heard from on April 20. A Silver Alert was issued...

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Hit-and-Run Suspect Taunted Victims: Witnesses

Two teenagers were injured when a driver hit them with a vehicle in Manchester, Conn. on Thursday and fled, authorities said, but them he came back and taunted the victims, the witnesses said. Two...

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Retired Rabbi to Open Medical Marijuana Dispensary in D.C.

A local rabbi is coming out of retirement to start a new business venture -- one that's catching a lot of people by surprise. Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn is getting ready to open one of D.C.'s first legal...

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Mom Convinces Son He Has Cancer to Steal Money: Police

Police have charged a New Jersey mother who allegedly lied and said her son was suffering with cancer in order to deceive friends and loved ones out of thousands of dollars. Investigators say Susan...

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Sandy Hook Commission Meets Today

The Sandy Hook Commission is meeting in Hartford on Friday and will be focusing on mental health services. Behavioral health professionals will make presentations on the topics of violence and trauma....

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Hartford Police Investigate Stabbing of Woman

Hartford police are investigating after a 46-year-old Rockville woman was found with stab wounds in her neck and abdomen near the main gate of Goodwin Park at 2:43 a.m. on Friday. Police said the woman...

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Settlement Reached in Quinnipiac Title IX Case

Quinnipiac University will keep all of its existing women's sports team and add women's athletic scholarships as part of a settlement after a women's volleyball coach sued the school over plans to...

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Hartford Mom Charged After Toddler Is Found Wandering

A Hartford mother has been charged with risk of injury after her 2-year-old daughter was found wandering at Rowe and Capitol avenues around 8 p.m. on Friday, according to police and neighbors. This is...

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