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Man Stole $90K in Electricity to Run Pot House: Cops

A Bronx, New York man is accused of stealing more than $90,000 in electricity to operate an illegal marijuana growing operation in West Haven. Joel Polanco, 33, was arrested on May 29. The Drug...

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WATCH: Florida Teen Rides 50,000-Pound Whale Shark

A Fort Myers, Fla., teen had a once in a lifetime experience when he swam with a 30-foot whale shark Saturday. Chris Kreis, 19, was fishing in the Gulf of Mexico when he spotted the whale shark. He...

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Search for Missing Photographer Scaled Back

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has decided to scale back the search for a man missing in Lake Lillinonah in New Milford. The search for Eric Langlois, 33, began after a...

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Water Company Proposes Double-Digit Spike in Rates

A major Connecticut water company has proposed a plan to increase rates by a total of nearly 23 percent, according to the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA). At the end of March,...

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Hartford Police Investigate Shooting Death

A man died last night after being shot multiple times at a Hartford home, police said. Keith Callabrass, 19, of Milford Street in Hartford was shot and killed at 272 Cleveland Avenue around 11 p.m....

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Sinking Pavement Closes Part of Rt. 140

The heavy rains that swept across Connecticut last week are likely to blame for the troubles on Rt. 140 in East Windsor that have shut down part of the highway. A Department of Transportation spokesman...

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued Statewide

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for the entire state until 9 p.m. A few isolated storms are possible before 5 p.m. Those thunderstorms may contain lightning, gusty winds, small hail and heavy...

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Chicago Teen, 15, Fatally Shot By Police Officer

A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot late Sunday by a police officer, marking the third police-involved shooting in Chicago since Friday. Chicago Police said in a statement that officers were responding...

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Police Announce Crackdown on Texting While Driving

Connecticut police and the state Department of Transportation have announced a major crackdown on distracted driving violations, according to a DOT press release. The Anti-Texting Enforcement Project...

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Route 10 Closed in Simsbury

A gas leak in Simsbury has closed Route 10/Hopmeadow Street between the 370 and 400 blocks, according to the Simsbury Fire Department. The leak was caused when a car hit the gas main in front of 384...

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Man Shot Dead in New Britain Driveway

New Britain police are investigating the shooting death of a man on Kelsey Street. Officers responded to 15 Kelsey Street at 11:47 p.m. on Sunday. They found a man suffering from a gunshot wound in the...

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Miss Connecticut wins Miss USA Contest in Vegas

A 25-year-old contestant from Connecticut won the title of Miss USA in Las Vegas on Sunday night. Erin Brady of South Glastonbury, Conn., won the beauty pageant at the Planet Hollywood hotel-casino...

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Chad Johnson Released From Jail

Former NFL star Chad Johnson left the Broward County Main Jail on Monday and called the judge who put him there a blessing in disguise. Johnson walked out of jail shortly after 4 p.m. and was met by...

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Man on NJ-Bound Plane: "Your Life Is in Jeopardy"

A man on a Newark-bound flight from Hong Kong Monday screamed that passengers had been poisoned and drugged while ranting "your life is in jeopardy," before he was tackled by fellow fliers and crew,...

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Bear Sightings Rise in Connecticut

Bear sightings are on the rise in Connecticut, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. The latest bear sighting occurred in Plainville where an adult female bear was...

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New Job Offer for Teacher Fired in Domestic Violence Dispute

The San Diego-area woman fired from her teaching job because of her ex-husband's violent behavior has a job offer. A school official in the Los Angeles area made the offer after seeing NBC 7 San...

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Alexion Breaks Ground in New Haven

With a scoop of dirt and a flick of the shovel, Alexion Pharmaceuticals broke ground on its new home in New Haven.  It will be the anchor company for Downtown Crossing, which will transform an empty...

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Wants to Go to Prison Before His Wife

Convicted former Illinois congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. would like to serve prison time ahead of his also-convicted spouse, Sandi Jackson, court filings show. Paperwork also reveals that the former...

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Oops: Ed Koch Tombstone Has Wrong Birth Date

The tombstone for former Mayor Ed Koch, who died in February after meticulously planning the details of his burial for years, was mistakenly engraved with the wrong birth date, NBC 4 New York has...

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Solar Plane or UFO? Pilot's Prank Startles Sky-Watchers

The pilot of the world's only solar-powered plane that can fly at night tells transportation reporter Adam Tuss he was toying with people who might be watching him land at Dulles Airport. Read the full...

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