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N.J. Shore Town Destroyed by Sandy Confronts an Uncertain Future

The house that Tracy Johnson and Paul Merker share in Sandy-ravaged Highlands, N.J., isn’t so much a home as a campsite: insides gutted to the studs, kitchen sink propped up by two-by-fours, a bathroom...

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14 Displaced in Hartford Fire

Fourteen people, including three children, have been displaced by a residential fire on Blue Hills Avenue in Hartford. The fire broke out around 3 a.m. at a three-story house two doors down from a fire...

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Jersey Shore Towns to Vacationers: We’re Still Here

Mark O’Donnell usually books his family’s summer vacation in January. For the last dozen years, that meant reserving an oceanfront house for a week in Long Beach Island, a quiet cluster of beach towns...

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Jersey Shore's LBI Fights "Perception Problem"

A drive around Long Beach Island, N.J., a popular summer destination for families across the state, reveals few scars from Sandy. Many damaged homes and businesses have been repaired. Streets, once...

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Rebuilding Highlands

The carnage wrought by Sandy—up to eight feet of water inundated downtown—has prompted what might best be described as an existential crisis, with residents, business owners and public officials...

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Water Main Break in Middletown

A large water main break on Newfield Street in Middletown will affect traffic through this evening. Newfield Street is closed between Tuttle Road and Mile Lane because the heavy water flowing beneath...

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Teen Charged in Hamden Home Invasions, Burglaries

Hamden police have arrested a 17-year-old New Haven boy suspected of committing home invasions and burglaries in Hamden and they are working with New Haven police to determine if he could be connected...

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Cromwell Man Charged With Voyeurism

Cromwell police have charged a local man with voyeurism after a complaint was filed about an intimate video that had been posted online. Information about the case is limited, but police said they...

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for all of northern Connecticut until 10 p.m.  There is no threat of severe weather until at least 3 p.m. or 4 p.m., according to NBC Connecticut...

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Honoring Fallen Law Enforcement Killed in Line of Duty

The Connecticut law enforcement community came together on Wednesday to honor the 135 local police officers, state troopers and federal agents who died in the line of duty while serving the residents...

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Chicago School Board Votes to Close 50 Schools

The Chicago School Board voted Wednesday to shutter 49 elementary schools and one high school in the nation's third-largest school system despite demonstrations and community outrage over the closings....

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False Weather Report Leads to Tornado Warning

Shortly before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Stephen Dirienzo, a meteorologist at the Albany, New York National Weather Service, was about to issue a severe thunderstorm warning for Columbia County in New York...

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Woman Delivers Her Own Baby at Home

A Southington family welcomed their second child sooner than they expected. Erica Bovino always wanted to give birth at home, but what happened on May 6, wasn't exactly what she had in mind. "I went...

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MTA Workers Looking to Sue Over Train Collision

MTA workers who were injured in last week's train collision in Bridgeport are now looking to sue. Five conductors and two engineers have hired attorney George Cahill to investigate what caused the...

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Lawmakers Take New Steps to Make Pools Safer

Connecticut lawmakers passed a new bill to increase safety at school pools. The news legislation comes in the wake of the deaths of Marcum Asiahmah in East Hartford and Malvrick Donkor of Manchester....

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Rape Victim's Friends Oppose Plea Deal

The man accused of raping a jogger in West Hartford is expected to be sentenced today after being offered a plea deal that has outraged the victim and her friends. In October 2010, a jogger was...

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Seven-Mile Backup in New Haven

A crash on Interstate 95 North in New Haven is causing a seven-mile backup this morning. The crash happened in the area of exit 46 earlier this morning.   Photo Credit: Connecticut DOT Traffic Cameras

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Miami Steals Game 1 in OT, 103-102

The Miami Heat opened the Eastern Conference Finals with a dramatic overtime win, securing victory at the buzzer in overtime on a LeBron James layup. With 2.2 seconds to go, James took an inbounds pass...

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14 Displaced in Norwich Fire

Fourteen people were displaced by a fire in a multi-family residence at 490 Norwich Ave. in the Taftville section of Norwich last night. Fire broke out around 11 p.m. on Wednesday and blew out two...

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Woman Charged With Violating Protective Order

West Haven Police have arrested a local woman who is accused of violating a protective order by going into her ex-boyfriend’s residence, then damaging a cell while she was in police custody. West Haven...

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