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Water Main Breaks Affecting Traffic in Enfield

There were several water main breaks in Enfield this morning, which caused problems for the morning commute. Police set up detours and were directing traffic around the areas near Route 5 by Franklin...

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Bell Tolls for Employee in Taco Shell-Licking Photo

Taco Bell announced that an employee seen licking a stack of taco shells at a Southern California restaurant in an image posted on Facebook will be fired. The company announced on its web site...

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Cameras, Face Detection and Your Data

Experts say that technology like Cara, a facial detection software program that turns any web cam into a face detection system, can scan dozens of faces up to 25 feet away, and determine gender and age...

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Florida Lottery Announces Winner

The sole winner of the record-setting $590.5 million Powerball jackpot has claimed the prize, the Florida Lottery said Wednesday. The lottery will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. to give details...

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Bank Robber Signed Note “Polite Bandit”: Cops

The man police said was behind two bank robberies in Hamden and two bomb scares on Tuesday referred to himself as the “polite bandit” in hold-up notes, according to court records.  Police began...

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13 Rescued in Philadelphia Building Collapse, 1 Dead

Refresh this page for updates. A building in downtown Philadelphia has collapsed crushing a nearby structure and killing one person. Authorities have rescued 13 people and are digging to see if anyone...

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Lawmakers Vote to Keep Sandy Hook Crime Images Private

Early this morning, Connecticut lawmakers approved a bill that will block photos and videos investigators took at the Sandy Hook school shooting crime scene from being released to the public. The bill,...

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Bear Spotted on Burlington Deck

The day after a bear was struck in a tree in Danbury, another one turned up on a deck in Burlington. This one was spotted in a residential neighborhood near Lewis Mills High School around 9 a.m. on...

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Increasing Gun Violence Burdens Chicago Hospitals

Chicago hospitals saw more homicides and victims of gun violence this year than car crash victims, an unusual proportion compared to previous years, new data shows. Over Memorial Day weekend, a...

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Victory for Young Girl in Dire Need of Lung Transplant

A big victory came in federal court today for 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan, a dying girl in need of a lung transplant. This afternoon, Judge Michael Baylson granted the Murnaghan family's request for a...

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Tropical Storm Andrea Speeds Up in Gulf

Tropical Storm Andrea formed in the east-central Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday and was producing heavy rain along Florida's west coast, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said. At 11 p.m., the center...

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Happy Homecoming for Connecticut Soldiers

The National Guard flew 120 soldiers back to Connecticut Wednesday afternoon after nearly a year of duty in Afghanistan. Members of the 143rd Military Police Company were happy to be home after a long...

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Ex-Marines Tortured, Killed Marine Sgt., Wife: Jurors

Three former Marines tortured and killed a fellow Marine and his wife for money in a 2008 execution-style slaying in Southern California, jurors found Wednesday. Newlyweds Marine Sgt. Jan Pietrzak and...

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Airlines Adding Nonstops Out of Bradley

Bradley International Airport officials hope a new program of incentives will convince the airlines to add seats and reverse a trend that's cut into passenger levels. "In some cases we can give...

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Parents Upset Over New Textbooks

Fairfield parents are accusing the school district of changing an algebra textbook for eighth and ninth graders without proper approval. It's one change at Fairfield's middle and high schools that has...

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Danbury Officers Suspended After Incident

Disciplinary action has been taken against three of four Danbury police officers involved in an incident with a motorist during a traffic stop. One of the police officers is accused of abusing a...

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TS Andrea Expected to Make Landfall Soon

Tropical Storm Andrea was expected to make landfall on Thursday afternoon in the Big Bend region, as tornado threats remained for much of Florida, said the National Hurricane Center in Miami. As of 5...

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Fire Damages House in Norwich

Firefighters responded to a house fire at 367 Boswell Avenue in Norwich Wednesday. Fire broke out in the garage area of the single-family home around 5:15, according to Norwich fire officials. Crews...

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Contractor of Collapsed Building Has Criminal Record

As rescue crews continue to search underneath the rubble of a collapsed building in downtown Philadelphia that killed six people and injured more than a dozen others, new details are emerging about the...

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Calif. School Custodian-Skater Fight Caught on Camera

South Pasadena, Calif., police are looking Wednesday for several young skaters, including one who assaulted a janitor at a middle school during a confrontation between the pair that was documented in a...

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