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NTSB Issues Urgent Safety Recommendations

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued urgent safety recommendations to Metro-North Railroad on the heels of a fatal accident last month. On May 28th, a Metro-North track foreman was...

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Oxford English Dictionary Adds "Tweet" and "Big Data"

The Oxford English Dictionary is catching up to the high-tech world. The word "tweet," appearing both as a noun and a verb, was added to the dictionary despite the OED's own rule that "a new word needs...

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911 Caller Sentenced to Jail For Deadly Lie

A man who admitted to lying to a 911 dispatcher that he was robbed at gunpoint, leading responding police to fatally shoot an unarmed man in Pasadena, Calif., took a plea deal for three months in jail,...

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WATCH: 2008 Times Square Bike Bomber Plants Explosive

The FBI released new surveillance video that tracks the bike-riding suspect in the 2008 Times Square military recruiting station bombing from 37th Street to the device drop-off point. The surveillance...

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Texas Governor Hopes to "Rustle Up" CT Jobs

Once makers of the gun that won the west, Colt's Manufacturing in West Hartford has plenty of firearms to lure the governor of Texas. Rick Perry wants to lure Colt's out of its home state. "You're...

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Pool of 40 Potential Jurors Reached in Zimmerman Trial

A pool of 40 potential jurors has been reached in the George Zimmerman trial, Circuit Judge Debra Nelson announced in court Tuesday. Those potential jurors went through the initial round of...

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Vigil Held For Missing New Milford Photographer

Friends and family hold a vigil for Eric Langlois at the Lover's Leap Bridge.

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Man Arrested for Stealing Child's Bicycle

Police arrested a 20-year-old West Haven man shortly after midnight for stealing a child's purple bicycle and throwing it at a witness, according to the West Haven Police Department. Maurice Bacote, of...

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Windchester Man Engages in Police Standoff

A police standoff in Winchester ended around 10:15 a.m. when the suspect surrendered, police said. The suspect was barricaded in his home on Mundy Road this morning. He surrendered peacefully,...

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Body Found in Lake Lillinonah in Bridgewater

Officials recovered a man's body from Lake Lillinonah in Bridgewater this morning, police said. The Bridgewater Fire Department, state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, State Police...

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Severe Thunderstorm, Flash Flood Warnings Issued

Severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued for Hartford, Tolland, Middlesex and New London Counties.  Storms started to fire at 1:30 in Litchfield County and will become more widespread and sink...

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New Video Shows Bike Bomber Riding to Times Square

The FBI and NYPD released new video Tuesday of the suspect in the 2008 bombing of an armed forces recruiting station in Times Square, and announced a reward of up to $65,000 for information leading to...

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Bacteria Sprayed to Eradicate Foul Bird Odor

After months of complaints and debate, the smell at one of San Diego's most popular tourist destinations may be a bit more pleasant. After an accumulation of bird droppings left an unwanted scent near...

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Woman Arrested After Attacking Dog and Owner

A 29-year-old New Haven woman and her 17-year-old brother were arrested Monday after stealing a couple’s pit bull and attacking both the dog and its owner with a baseball bat, police said. Jacqueline...

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Routes 85 and 161 Closed Following Car Chase

A stolen pickup truck being chased by police crashed into a truck carrying propane at the intersection of Route 161 and Route 85 in Montville Tuesday afternoon. The force of the crash sent the propane...

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Lew Unveils Less Loopy Signature for Dollar Debut

Treasury Secretary Jack "Lewpty" Lew has a new and improved signature – and it will soon be appearing on your dollar bills. Some people, including President Barack Obama, thought Lew needed to improve...

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Drug Trafficking Ringleader Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison

The leader of a major New Haven drug trafficking ring was sentenced today to 25 years in federal prison and five years of supervised released, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Joseph Jackson,...

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Car Smashes into Plainville Building

Officials are securing the area after a car plowed into the Peck Spring building at 89 Whiting Street in Plainville this afternoon, police said. The car was leaving a Cumberland Farms at the corner of...

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Montville Man Arrested After Armed Robbery

A Montville man was arrested today following the six-month investigation of a gunpoint robbery in Norwich, police said. Shaun Cooley, 35, of 986 Norwich-New London Turnpike, was arrested Tuesday...

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Man Missing in Farmington River

Crews are searching for a man who went missing in the Farmington River after stormy conditions sent a tubing adventure awry, police said. Seven people between the ages of 20 and 22 were tubing on the...

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