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Storm Tips

As Connecticut receives more rain, there are some things that you can do to protect yourself and your property. Clearing your gutters is one way to protect your home.  Check storm drains around your...

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Newington School Lockdowns Lifted

Newington High School and Saint Mary School in Newington were in lockdown this morning, but the lockdowns were lifted, school officials said. A woman called police at 10:02 a.m. to report that she was...

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Hillary Clinton to Focus on Opportunities for Women, Economic Issues

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday that she is excited to call the Clinton Global Initiative America, which was founded by her husband, "my home" for a number of new initiatives....

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Keeping an Eye on Yantic River

Emergency management officials are keeping a close eye on the Yantic River, which is already rising, and Norwich officials are setting up sandbags. The ground is already saturated from rain water,...

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Towns Prep for More Rain

Several towns across the state are taking extra efforts to prepare as more rain falls. In Newington, the highway department has cones and tape set up and ready to go to block roads if there is...

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No Shortage of Ways to Celebrate Father's Day

With Father’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to start planning that perfect weekend. With a variety of fairs and special events taking place around state, there's no shortage of things to do....

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Rain Poses Flooding Concerns for Shelton Neighborhood

Heavy rain is on the way and that could mean potential flooding along the Housatonic River, especially in the Maples neighborhood of Shelton, where the water is already rising onto people's property....

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Check DMV Wait Times Online

Renewing your driver’s license can be a painstaking process when you arrive at the Department of Motor Vehicles and find a massive line of people waiting ahead of you. A new tool the DMV is offering...

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High School Prank Sparks Controversy in Tolland

Some students at Tolland High School will likely be facing disciplinary action after pulling off a messy and dangerous end-of-the-year prank. It all happened inside the hallways at Tolland High School...

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Putnam Man Arrested for Child Pornography

A 32-year-old Putnam man has been arrested and charged with the receipt, distribution and possession of child pornography, according to the U.S Department of Justice. Police searched Darrick Collette's...

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Flooding Shuts Down Rt. 17A in Portland

Heavy rainfall has led to flooding in several areas of the state, including Portland, where Rt. 17A and the Portland Fairgrounds are now closed, police said. Department of Transportation workers shut...

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"Sesame Street" Toolkit Helps Kids Cope with Parents in Prison

I is for Incarceration. The producers of “Sesame Street” have come up with new tools on their website to help children and caregivers cope when parents land in prison. The program “Little Children, Big...

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Teens Arrested After Stealing Van For Disabled

A group of teens stopped at a Naugatuck Cumberland Farms Wednesday afternoon, bought a tank of gas and drove off, police said. What's concerning is that the car wasn't theirs – it belonged to ICES,...

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Cops Nab 1st Chicago Gang Members Under RICO Law

Authorities early Thursday morning rounded up more than 40 leaders and senior members of Chicago's "Black Souls" street gang in a first-of-its-kind sweep conducted under Illinois' new RICO statute. The...

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92-Year-Old Man Thrown to Ground, Has Bible Stolen

Police are looking for a suspect believed to be in his 30s who threw a 92-year-old man to the ground and stole his bible and glasses in New York City earlier this week. Authorities say the suspect...

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Family and Friends Continue to Search for Missing Photographer

Despite rain and the rising water, more than a hundred people went searching for missing photographer Eric Langlois. The search for Langlois initially started after a jogger called 911 around 8 p.m. on...

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Gunman Made Illegal Rifle Used in Shooting Spree

The gunman in a fatal shooting spree in Santa Monica tried to legally buy a firearm in 2011 but was denied by the Justice Department, the city’s police chief announced Thursday evening at a news...

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Group Home Faces More Abuse Allegations

There is new fallout from an abuse scandal at an East Hartford group home.  A disabled patient has field a lawsuit claiming he was tortured. Now legal troubles could lie ahead. “This company has no...

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24 Injured in Shuckers Deck Collapse

Twenty-four people were hurt, two of them seriously, after the deck of Shuckers Bar & Grill collapsed in North Bay Village Thursday night, authorities said. About 100 people were on the deck at the...

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UConn Biology Student Plays Lottery, Wins Big

 A 25-year-old UConn biology student turned $5 into $50,000 when he won the lottery on Wednesday. Muath Omari of Windsor Locks bought the Super Cashword 15 ticket at the Pearl Mini Mart in Enfield. He...

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