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Former Philly Congressman Bill Gray Dies in London

Former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and Philadelphia minister William Herbert Gray III is dead, according to a family spokesperson. The spokesperson said Gray was attending the Wimbledon...

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Judge OKs Yoga in Schools, Denies Religious Component

A San Diego judge has ruled in favor of yoga classes in public elementary schools, rejecting an argument from some parents that the practice was an attempt at religious mind control. Judge John S....

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Vet Honored for WWII Heroics

An American soldier who fought in WWII and some of the prisoners he helped liberate from a Nazi concentration camp were reunited Monday when the veteran was honored for his service. Ed Royce Sr., 91,...

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Tornado Touchdown Confirmed in NJ

A tornado touched down in New Jersey Monday, the National Weather Service has confirmed, creating a path of destruction that took down trees and crushed homes and cars in far western Union County. The...

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Arrest Made in Seymour Home Invasion

Seymour Police have arrested a man they believe to be responsible for a home invasion over the weekend. On Saturday, June 29 around 5:30 a.m., police received a call about an assault on North St. Upon...

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Quick-Thinking Counselors Rush Campers to Safety

Some quick-thinking camp counselors moved campers at Sports World in East Windsor to safety just seconds before a possible tornado swept in and tore away the dome. About 30 campers ages 5 to 12 and...

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Conn. Tornado Causes Heavy Damage

 A tornado tore through the area of Windsor Locks and East Windsor Monday afternoon, bringing down trees and power lines, scattering tobacco netting, pulling the Sports World dome out of the ground and...

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Tornado Scatters Tobacco Cloth in Windsor Locks

On Monday afternoon, an EF-1 tornado started in the southwestern part of Windsor Locks and hopped the river, breaking trees, bringing down wires and blanketing town with tobacco cloth from a nearby...

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Officer Opens Fire After Dog Jumps From Car Window

An officer shot and killed a Southern California man's dog after it jumped from an open car window and lunged at officers who were taking the Rottweiler's owner into custody on suspicion of interfering...

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Mystic Jewelry Store Owner Charged With Larceny

State police have charged a 40-year-old Mystic jewelry store owner with larceny after investigating burglaries in the Lyme area. Matthew Hopkins, of Westerly, Rhode Island, owns G&S Jewelry in...

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2 MDC Sites Reopen After Storm

There is some good news for those who hope to spend some time on or in the water over the holiday weekend. Two MDC water recreation sites in the state have reopened after being shut down because of...

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Newtown Official: Town Will Decline New Special Events

The chief executive of Newtown, Connecticut, is asking organizations and individuals to refrain from holding any more special events in the town as it attempts to heal from December's shooting at the...

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Caught on Video: Rider Berates Senior on Bus

An irate commuter terrorized a fellow Metro bus passenger in a caught-on-video confrontation, apparently sparked because the senior citizen sat on him while trying to squeeze into the seat next to him....

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Teen Charged With Harassment in South Windsor

A 19-year-old Suffield woman accused of sending harassing text messages to a South Windsor youth has been charged with harassment. On Tuesday, Shannon Griffin was charged with harassment in the second...

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Teacher Who Wears Same Outfit in 40 Yearbook Photos Retires

It’s like Groundhog Day for school photos. Dallas teacher Dale Irby is retiring this year, and he’s taking with him the brown sweater vest and pointy-collared polyester shirt he has worn for the last...

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America's Top Fourth of July Celebrations

The Fourth of July is upon us and there is no shortage of festivities to celebrate the country’s independence. For those who are traveling to party it up in a big city, firework shows, barbecues,...

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Behind the Scenes: Inside the Nation's Biggest July 4th Celebration

The nation’s biggest Independence Day celebration show lasts 25 minutes but required more than a year of planning and a fireworks shopping trip around the world. Last fall, pyro technician Gary Souza...

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Milford Emergency Crews Rescue Fawn

A fawn is OK thanks to Milford emergency crews who saved it from an in-ground pool on Tuesday. On Tuesday afternoon, Milford Fire dispatchers received a request to help Milford Animal Control rescue a...

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Car Crashes into Phone Pole, Catches Fire

Police are investigating a Wallingford crash that resulted in a car fire and split a telephone pole in half Monday night. Wallingford police responded to the area of Parker Farms Road and Mohawk Drive...

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8-Year-Old Raises Money for Make-A-Wish

An 8-year old from Plainville whose lemonade stand raised over $5,000 last year for the Make-A-Wish Foundation plans to double his donation and raise $10,000 more. Nico Fasold, founder of Nico’s...

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