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Urn Found Floating Off North Miami Beach

A South Florida crematorium owner is hoping someone will come forward to claim remains found in an urn floating in the Intracoastal Waterway in North Miami. "I am expected and hopeful any family will...

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Stratford Playground Will be Built to Honor Victoria Soto

Sandy Hook shooting victim Victoria Soto lives on in her hometown of Stratford, where a local road and elementary school will soon bear her name. This Friday, her legacy grows with the construction of...

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Facebook Finally Gets Clickable Hashtag

Social media's beloved hashtag is finally coming to Facebook. While many users are already using hashtags on the site, they served no purpose until Wednesday, when Facebook announced in a blog post...

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Great White Shark Sighting Off N.J.

A group of Jersey Shore fishermen had an up-close and personal encounter with a great white shark. Rob Pompilio, Mike Long and another friend left from Little Egg Harbor Township on Sunday afternoon...

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Great White Shark Sighting Off N.J.

A great white shark was spotted by several New Jersey fishermen off the coast of Atlantic City. Find out why great white sightings have become more common in N.J.

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Third Worker Arrested For Group Home Abuse

A third former employee is now facing criminal charges for abusing residents at an East Hartford group home. Stephanie Jones, 43, of 323 Tolland Street in East Hartford, was arrested Tuesday and...

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Prosecutors: Pair Killed Autistic Teen To End Suffering

The mother and caregiver of a suburban Chicago 14-year-old boy found stabbed to death were ordered held without bond a day after they were charged with first-degree murder. Prosecutors in court...

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AAA Study Found Hands-Free Devices Distract Drivers

Your hands-free device may not keep you as safe as you want when you're behind the wheel. A study released this week from AAA and the University of Utah says using those hands-free features behind the...

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Domestic Violence Victim Fired From Teaching

A San Diego teacher was fired by Holy Trinity School following a domestic violence incident involving her ex-husband. Second-grade teacher Carie Charlesworth is out of a job, but not for anything she...

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Suspect Shot By Police, Arrested in Cromwell

A 21-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after leading Cromwell police on a car chase that resulted in an altercation during which the suspect was shot, state police said. Police said this started with...

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More Rain Ahead, Flood Warnings Issued

Flood warnings and watches are in effect and another 2-to-4 inches of rain could fall in Connecticut on Thursday. A storm center will move through the Ohio Valley and roll toward the New Jersey...

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New Haven Police Looking to Hire 100 Officers

Members of the police academy were on the streets of New Haven looking for new recruits Wednesday afternoon. "We're the New Haven Police Department. We're actually hiring until the end of the month,"...

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Final Words of Building Inspector Who Committed Suicide

The lead inspector of a Center City building that collapsed last week is dead after committing suicide, Philadelphia city officials confirmed Thursday. "I was just astounded to find this out," Mayor...

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River Floods Willimantic Softball Fields

From miles around, softball players go to Willimantic for games at Rec Park, close to the Willimantic River - but not with two to three inches of rain Tuesday pouring into the river on Wednesday....

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Mud and Crud Follow Rains

The rains of Tuesday led to the sun of Wednesday, which leads to the rain of Thursday, and on and on goes the month of June in Connecticut. At Rose's Berry Farm's pick-your-own patch on Hebron Avenue...

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Weather Postpones Search for Missing Cyclist

Emergency crews are postponing the search a missing 33-year-old New Milford man today because of the forecast for heavy rains. The search for Eric Langlois started after a jogger called 911 around 8...

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Residents Along Farmington River Prep for More Rain

Simsbury residents are already dealing with flooding from recent storms, so more rain is not welcome news for the flood-prone area along the Farmington River. Water levels here have been rising and...

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Horses Rescued After Barn Collapses In Storm

As severe storms downed trees and cut power to thousands of Chicago-area homes Wednesday night, firefighters tunneled into a collapsed barn in south suburban Manteno to rescue a group of trapped...

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Fourth Day of Jury Selection in Zimmerman Trial

The jury that will eventually be selected to hear the George Zimmerman case will be sequestered for the duration of the trial, the judge said Thursday. The announcement from Circuit Judge Debra Nelson...

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Man Had Drugs Next to Child in Car

A 31-year-old West Haven man has been charged with risk of injury and drug violations after police found drugs on the back seat of car, near a 3-year-old. West Haven residents called police yesterday...

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