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Body Recovered in Housatonic River

Police have recovered the body of an 80-year-old man from the Housatonic River in Stratford. Officers arrived at the Birdseye Boat Ramp following a report of a body floating in the river early Friday...

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Family: Teen Fatally Stabbed Over Piece of Chicken

Police have arrested the man they say stabbed a 17-year-old boy to death Wednesday night. Antonio Shaw, 25, was arrested and charged with second degree murder Thursday. Family members say Ernest Hart...

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Bicyclist Hit By Car in West Hartford

A bicyclist was sent to the hospital after being hit by a car in West Hartford while riding home from work early Friday morning, police said. Raymond Sanchez, 49, of Hartford was transported to St....

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Hamden Man Accused of Stabbing Wife

Police arrested a 43-year-old man after he repeatedly stabbed his wife and assaulted his stepson Thursday night, Hamden police said. Vincent Tyler, of 72 Third Street in Hamden, stabbed wife Amie Tyler...

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Three Charged in Unemployment Fraud

Three Connecticut men were arrested and charged today after allegedly collecting fraudulent unemployment benefits, police said. The cases are unrelated. Julio Angel Blas, Ruben A. Roberts and Candice...

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Berkeley Icon Chez Panisse Opens Doors After Fire

Foodies, rejoice! After suffering fire damage nearly four months ago, a Berkeley icon - Chez  Panisse -  is poised to reopen to the public on Monday, and get back to doing what this world-renowned...

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Paula Deen Apologizes

Embattled Food Network star Paula Deen released a video statement addressing her past use of racial slurs, which overnight became a national scandal. In the clip, Deen appears visibly upset and at...

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Boy Pulled From Water at Cove Island Park

Police have found the 12-year-old boy who disappeared into the water at Cove Island Park in Stamford, police said. Fire department dive teams pulled him from the water shortly after 5 p.m., performed...

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Westport Gas Line Leaks, Explodes

A leaking gas line exploded into a 20-foot fireball in Westport this morning, closing down Route 1 and shutting off the gas to three commercial buildings, fire officials said. Thirteen firefighters...

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Dock and Dine Rebuilds, Reopens

Less than two months after Dock and Dine rebuilt from Tropical Storm Irene, the inside was torn apart by Sandy. The Old Saybrook restaurant has struggled to gain momentum after being pummeled by the...

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Arrest Made in Fatal Bristol Stabbing

A Bristol man was arrested and charged with murder on Friday after he allegedly killed his next-door neighbor during a party. Bristol police showed up to Lincoln Street around 3:30 a.m. Friday and...

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Man Claiming to Have Bomb Robs Vernon Bank

A man who threatened to have a bomb robbed a People's United Bank in Vernon on Friday morning. Officials say the suspect approached a bank employee in the parking lot at 8:23 a.m. and told her he had a...

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Town of West Sues Over Fertilizer Blast

Officials of the small central Texas town devastated by an April 17 fertilizer plant blast that killed 15 people have filed suit against the plant owner and supplier. The lawsuit filed Friday seeks...

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Dorner Justifiably Fired From LAPD: Report

A rogue ex-police officer who blamed a deadly rampage on his 2008 firing from the Los Angeles Police Department was justifiably fired from the force, an LAPD report released on Friday concluded. In an...

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Driver Killed at Lime Rock Racing Event

A driver was killed after a racing accident at Lime Rock Park in Salisbury Friday. According to state police, Jeffrey Bower, of Chester, N.Y., lost control during a race and crashed. He later died at a...

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Activists Outraged Over ATV Legislation

ATVs could soon be legal to ride on some state-owned property; however, environmental activists are urging Gov. Dannel Malloy to veto the legislation. The Connecticut Forest and Park Association, the...

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Top News Photos of the Week

Summer Yoga: Thousands gathered for a free yoga class at Times Square on June 20 to celebrate the longest day of the year. The event features four free mass yoga sessions at the heart of Manhattan....

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FBI Makes Arrest in "Mesh Mask Bandit" Case

The FBI says it has finally arrested the North Texas man believed to be the "Mesh Mask Bandit." The FBI said Luis Delagarza, 59, of Farmers Branch, has been charged in a federal criminal complaint with...

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Girl at Center of Lung Transplant Controversy Out of Coma

Ten days after a successful double-lung transplant surgery, 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan is out of a coma and responding to questions, according to a family spokesperson. Murnaghan received her new...

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San Francisco Church Hoping to House Dead Pets in Basement

During his lifetime, Saint Francis of Assisi was famously devoted to animals. Paintings and statues depict the saint frolicking with birds, dogs and other beasts. The lore of San Francisco’s namesake...

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