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Tornado Tosses Tobacco

The tobacco cloth that whipped across Interstate 91 and the Connecticut River on Monday came from Thrall's Farm in Windsor and Gov. Malloy visited the site on Tuesday to talk about a program to provide...

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RIP Google Reader: 5 News Aggregator Alternatives

Google Reader's long-awaited death has finally arrived. The news aggregator gave a final announcement on its blog Tuesday, months after Google first announced it was shuttering the service, citing a...

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Passenger Removed from 2nd Flight in 2 Days

For the second time in as many days, the same man caused a flight to be diverted after he reportedly tried to exit the planes during flight. The unidentified man's journey began Monday in Las Vegas. He...

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Police Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

Police are investigating the Tuesday afternoon robbery of an East Hartford bank. A suspect entered the Wells Fargo Bank at 18 Street around 2 p.m. He demanded money and led a bank teller to believe he...

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New London Police to Keep K-9 Officer Bessie

The New London mayor's office has announced that its police department will be keeping K-9 officer Bessie after all. The bloodhound was to be donated to another agency when her handler left the force...

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Possible Human Remains Found in Conn. River

Police are investigating the discovery of what could be human remains in the Portland area of the Connecticut River. The Portland and East Hampton Police Departments responded to the scene Tuesday...

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Fatal Crash Linked to Uncle of Aaron Hernandez

    NBC Connecticut has learned there is a connection between a fatal car crash in Farmington this weekend and the uncle of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.   The car, driven by...

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Bridgeport Responds to Tornado Threat

Three years ago, Bridgeport was in the same position that the Windsor Locks area is in now. A tornado ripped through the city, tearing off roofs, smashing windows and ripping down trees. Parts of the...

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Man Slips into Falls at Granby State Park

A man was rescued Tuesday evening after falling into a waterfall at Enders State Forest. State Environmental Conservation Police, Granby Police and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection...

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Teacher Accused of Having Baby with Teen Student

A Redlands, Calif., high school teacher who allegedly gave birth to a baby fathered by a teen student has been arrested for having a sex with the male pupil. Laura Elizabeth Whitehurst, 28, was...

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Neighborhoods Begin Cleanup After Tornado

The cleanup is just beginning after a tornado touched down in Windsor Locks Monday afternoon.   Chainsaws were running non-stop on Tuesday night along Raymond Road in Windsor locks.    “The front is a...

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Fight Over Sale of Pets in Branford

It was a debate over pet sales and nearly 200 people packed a meeting Tuesday night in Branford for it.   A new ordinance could ban the retail sale of dogs, cats and even rabbits in town. "I guess I...

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Campers Return to Sports World After Tornado

Parents of campers at Sports World brought cake to camp this morning to thank the counselors who acted quickly and kept children safe during the tornado on Monday. The  EF1 tornado was on the ground...

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Malloy Announces Aid for Tornado-Damaged Farms

Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Tuesday that Connecticut farms damaged by Monday's tornado are eligible for government assistance to help jump-start recovery efforts. During a visit to the OJ Thrall Farm...

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4 Dead, Including Unborn Child, in Fort Worth Shooting

Fort Worth police have arrested a man in connection with the fatal shooting that killed his girlfriend, their unborn child, her mother and her brother. According to police, Chanice Renee Reed, 21;...

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Why Did it Take So Long for Tornado Warning?

It came out of nowhere.  That's how many people in north-central Connecticut described the tornado that tore through their towns on Monday. "There was no warning," Katie Swanson, a Windsor Locks...

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Mitigating the Mosquito Problem in Milford

If you've spent time outdoors recently, you have probably noticed that mosquitos are everywhere.  State officials said they have seen an increase in the number because of all the wet weather we've had...

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Driver Trapped by Hydrant's Geyser

Emergency crews rescued a driver trapped by rushing water after his car crashed into a San Diego fire hydrant early Tuesday. San Diego Fire-Rescue responded to the crash at Euclid Avenue and Market...

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Cancer Patient Mistaken for Serial Bank Robber

A major U.S. bank is donating $5,000 to cancer research after one of its employees in Southern California mistook a cancer patient for a serial bank robber with a penchant for wearing a surgical mask...

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Group Holds 'Toy Gun March' in Washington

Gun rights advocates marched to the National Mall from Arlington while "armed" with water pistols before hosting a rally and a water fight Wednesday. Organizers of the Toy Gun March said they were...

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