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Police Start Foot Patrols in Hartford Business District

Hartford Police have taken new steps to fight crime and boost the economy by starting a new police unit assigned to work with business owners. The goal is respond to quality of life issues that can...

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United Illuminating Customers Object to Rate Increase

It's equal to about a cup of coffee. United Illuminating says the average increase will be about $2-$3 to your average bill. Connecticut's two largest utility companies want to raise rates and now...

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Suspended Berlin Priest Sentenced on Child Porn Charges

Michael Miller, a suspended priest from St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church in Berlin, pleaded guilty to charges including child pornography possession on Thursday and will serve a five-year sentence as...

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Store Owner Traded Groceries for Sex With Girl: Cops

Hartford police have arrested a bodega owner who is accused sexually assaulting a girl and paying the woman who brought her to him in groceries and cash. Police said Ruffino Fernandez, 55, is accused...

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Federal, State Officials to Tour Sandy-Damaged Area

Federal, state and local officials will visit the Connecticut shoreline on Friday to view storm damage caused during Super Storm Sandy in October and discuss the disaster rebuilding process in the...

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5.5-Months Pregnant Sheriff’s Deputy Saves Drowning Teen

A 17-year-old boy will celebrate his high school graduation month thanks to a 5.5-months pregnant, off-duty Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy who rescued him from the bottom of a lake. Deputy Jenna...

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$12,000 Custom Bike Stolen From Double-Arm Amputee

A Florida triathlon athlete who is a double-arm amputee says someone stole his custom bike early Thursday morning. “It’s only fitted, it’s modified for me. You can’t sell it. You can’t ride it. You...

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Paraplegic Man Saved From Burning Van

Walter Vaughn and Kristy Gish are being hailed as heroes for pulling T.J. Griffin from his burning van at DFW Airport.

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Future of Sandy Hook Elementary Could Come Today

The task force responsible for deciding where the future home of Sandy Hook Elementary School will be has narrowed it down to two locations. One is to build a new facility at 28 Riverside Road, just...

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Bristol Home Invasion Suspect Nabbed in Florida Traffic Stop

The suspect in a 2011 Bristol home invasion had been on the run for more than a year, according to police, but he is back in custody after being stopped in Florida for a broken license plate light....

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Solar-Powered Plane Kicks Off Cross-Country Tour

A solar-powered plane - energized by the power of the sun - took off just as dawn broke Friday morning from Mountain View's Moffett Field on its first cross-country tour, bound for New York as its...

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Teacher Buys Student "Fifty Shades" for Reading Class

A Philadelphia mother wants her son’s high school teacher fired after he bought the teen the erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" for in-class reading. Maya Ladson says she was shocked to find a copy of...

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Diplomatic Immunity at Issue in Poss. Human Trafficking Case

A case of "possible human trafficking" at a Saudi diplomatic compound in Virginia is under investigation, the Department of Homeland Security confirmed to News4. Homeland Security...

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Warrant Issued for Suspect in Southington Fatal Hit-and-Run

Southington police said they have an arrest warrant for a man suspected in a hit-and-run crash that killed one woman and injured two others on Feb. 12. Yan Qiao "Joanne" Chen, 23, died from injuries...

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Man Solicited 12-Year-Old Boy for Sex: Cops

East Hartford police have arrested a 64-year-old local man accused of offering a 12-year-old boy $20 to have sex with him. A police officer responded to the area of Glenn and Graham roads in East...

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Two Arrests in Groceries for Inappropriate Contact Case

Hours after Hartford police arrested a bodega owner who is accused of inappropriate sexual contact with a girl and paying the woman who brought her to him in groceries and cash, they arrested the woman...

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State's Attorney Reviewing Investigation Into New Canaan Officer

New Canaan police have completed their investigation into a police officer accused in a physical altercation at Tequila Mockingbird Restaurant in New Canaan while off-duty on Feb. 23 and now the...

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History Awaits in the Kentucky Derby

One jockey hopes to be the first African-American since 1902 to ride to victory at the Kentucky Derby. Another wants to be the first female to win it. A favorite colt could break a century-old "curse."...

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Groton Road Improvement Project Begins

The first phase of a state-funded roadway project began on Friday morning, in Groton. The state provided bond funds to Groton to buy an approximately 1 acre parcel of land and the town tore down an...

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Alert Issued for New Haven Teen

A Silver Alert has been issued for a 15-year-old New Haven girl who was last seen around 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday. Leah Jackson was last seen at 856 Townsend Ave. in New Haven, according to police. The...

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