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Record Crowds Expected in San Francisco for Gay Pride

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr said new estimates for the Gay Pride Parade on Sunday have 1.5 million people making their way to Market Street. He said it will rival and possibly top the San...

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Extreme Weather

Ten-year-old Easton Martin, of Mesa, Ariz., stops to cool off in a misting fan while walking along The Strip with his family, Friday, June 28, 2013 in Las Vegas. A blazing heat wave expected to send...

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Two Arrested After New London Domestic Assault

Two people were arrested in New London yesterday following the report of a domestic disturbance involving a knife. Police arrived at 70 West Coit Street around 3:30 p.m. Saturday to find a man bleeding...

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North Stonington Girl Injured in Boating Accident

An 11-year-old girl from North Stonington is in the hospital after a boating accident on Wyassup Lake Saturday afternoon, police said. According to police, the girl was riding aboard a 17-foot ski boat...

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Conn. GOP Lawmakers Try to Stop Gas Hike

Legislative Republicans are trying to rally Connecticut drivers to urge Democratic lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to stop a looming increase in gas and diesel taxes. Republican lawmakers held a...

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Small Plane Crashes Into Ocean in Maryland

Police in Ocean City Maryland say a small plane has crashed into the ocean in the resort town, and the pilot is presumed to be dead. Mayor Rick Meehan told The Associated Press that the plane went down...

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Flash Flooding in Sharon Causes Damage and Road Closures

A thunderstorm in Dutchess County New York moved into the town of Sharon Sunday afternoon dropping an incredible amount of rain in a short period of time. "Unprecedented" is what people in Sharon are...

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Search for Missing Man in the Connecticut River

Emergency crews are searching for a missing man who fell into the Connecticut River in Old Saybrook. According to the Coast Guard a 58-year-old man fell off a boat while he was fishing at Griswold...

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Beyond Marriage: 3 More Battles for LGBT Rights

The Supreme Court has ruled. The Defense of Marriage Act as it stood is no longer. So what’s next for LGBT rights? The Supreme Court’s twin rulings last week on gay marriage capped a high-profile,...

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BART Workers Strike, Commuting Headaches

Follow @nbcbayarea Commuters on Monday waded through traffic snarls, hopped on buses or ferries, or opted simply to stay home as two of San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit's largest unions went on...

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San Francisco Named America's Snobbiest City

Can a city be both friendly and snobby? It can if it’s San Francisco, apparently. The City by the Bay made its way to the top of Travel + Leisure’s list of America’s snobbiest cities, despite also...

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Gunshots Hit Hartford House

Hartford police are investigating after someone shot up a house on Flatbush Avenue around 2:30 a.m. on Monday. Police do not think anyone was hit, but they said several bullets were fired into the...

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California's Shark Fin Ban Takes Effect

California’s law that prohibits the sale, possession, trade, or distribution of shark fins goes into full effect Monday, effectively ending the longtime Chinese custom of serving shark fin soup. Signed...

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Storm Threat Continues

Flash flood warnings have been issued for Litchfield and Fairfield counties and a flash flood watch is in place for Hartford County and a tornado warning was issued for Fairfield County until 11:30...

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Gas Tax Goes Up Today

Starting today, drivers in Connecticut are paying more for gasoline. The state's gross receipts tax, or gas tax, is going up about 4 cents per gallon because of a measure the state put in place in...

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Bike Trail Robbery Suspect Arrested

Police have arrested a man in connection with the robbery and assault of two people on the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail in New Haven early Saturday morning. They are still searching for a second...

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Nanny Injured by Lightning Strike Nearby

A nanny was taken to the hospital after lightning struck nearby as she was bringing children into their Ridgefield home on Monday morning. The nanny, who is in her 50s, was in a car with a 10-month-old...

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Strong Winds Toss Tractor-Trailer

Violent winds tossed a tractor-trailer onto its side when what was likely a tornado blew through East Windsor Monday afternoon. "I heard a big boom and was looking for what it was," said Duane...

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Chaos Ensues When Animals Interrupt Sports Events

A tiny dog nearly caused a massive crash at the Tour de France this weekend, but it wasn't the first time an animal threatened to wreak havoc on a sports spectacle. A few miles from the finish line of...

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Man Charged in "Indescribable" Death of 3-Year-Old

A man arrested in connection with the death of a 3-year-old girl at 11 Potter Street, a two-family home in Willimantic appeared in court Monday. The state's attorney called this one of the worst cases...

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