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RBI Hits Homerun

12 players from Hartford's Mayor Mike little league program have spent the last 5 days taking part in all star Week festivities at Citi Field in New York. Their trip culminated Monday night with...

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Ill. Ex-Gov. Blagojevich Appeals Corruption Conviction

Lawyers for Rod Blagojevich filed an appeal Monday challenging the imprisoned former Illinois governor's corruption conviction and stiff, 14-year prison term. The lengthy filing with the 7th U.S....

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Arrests After Violence Mars LA Protest

Los Angeles police made arrests after a peaceful prayer vigil gave way to violence at Leimert Park on Monday, the second night of unrest after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of...

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NJ Grad Killed in Street Fight Sparked by Mistaken Identity

A 20-year-old New Jersey man is charged in the murder of a recent high school graduate in an altercation sparked by an apparent case of mistaken identity, authorities said. The dispute began when...

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Contagious Disease Spreading Among Philly Children

With Philadelphia in the midst of another heat wave, many children seek relief in fountains, pools and spray parks. But local doctors are warning that the water is helping to spread a highly contagious...

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$2K Reward Offered After Dog Dies From Poisonous Meatball

Oskar, a 7-year-old dachshund who ate poisoned meatballs that were left strewn about a San Francisco neighborhood earlier this month, has died. His owner, Dorothy Schechte, said Oskar had a seizure...

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Woman Ran Down Boyfriend's Ex-Girlfriend With Car: Cops

Hamden police have charged a woman with running down her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend. Officers responded to 1245 Dixwell Avenue around 11:30 a.m. Sunday after a report of an assault with a car. When...

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Hazmat Spill on I-84

There is a haz-mat spill on Interstate 84 East near exit 68 in Tolland, according to police. State police said the fire department is responding to a spill from a tractor trailer. The highway is open....

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Mountain Fire Grows to 8,000 Acres

A fast-moving wildfire in Southern California's San Jacinto Mountains grew to 8,000 acres by late Tuesday morning after prompting mandatory evacuations and destroying an unknown number of structures....

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Student Candidate Jailed for Stealing Votes

A San Diego student who was found guilty of stealing identities and passwords of fellow students to rig campus elections and win the presidency was sentenced to one year in prison on Monday. Matthew...

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White Powder Found on Plane at Bradley Airport

State police are investigating after white powder was found on a plane that landed at Bradley Airport on Monday night. A flight attendant discovered a small amount of white powder on the bathroom of...

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Gold Cup Soccer Games at Rentschler Tonight

The heat is not keeping world-class soccer players from competing in the Gold Cup games in East Hartford tonight. Rentschler Field is one of 13 venues across the United States where games are being...

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Sailors Charged With Fireworks Possession

Two members of the U.S. Navy have been charged with possession of fireworks and additional charges after police found fireworks in a storage facility in the Gales Ferry section of Ledyard. Ledyard...

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Stanley Cup Comes to Connecticut Today

Bruins fans might still be a little bitter about losing the NHL championship to the Chicago Blackhawks, but the Stanley Cup is coming to Connecticut today. Ben Smith, a 28-year-old righ wing, was...

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Rocky Hill High School Evacuated

Rocky Hill High School is evacuated because of a small nitrate acid spill. A science program was being held at the school and the custodial crew cleaning the science lab knocked over a beaker,...

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DMV Norwich Branch Closed Today

The Department of Motor Vehicles is closing the Norwich branch office for the rest of today because of a malfunctioning air conditioner. The office is expected to open on Wednesday.   Photo Credit:...

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Water Main Break in West Hartford

The Metropolitan District is investigating a break in a 6-inch water main in front of 65 Oakwood Ave. in West Hartford. At 11:30 p.m., the street was closed between Crosby and Gillette streets and the...

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Darien Man Found With Heroin: Police

Wilton police have arrested a 35-year-old Darien man after finding him with several bags of heroin and drug paraphernalia in a car stopped in the middle of the street, police said. Police said Nicholas...

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2 Wesleyan Public Safety Officers Accused of Videotaping Student

Middletown police have arrested two Wesleyan public safety officers accused of videotaping a student. Middletown police received a complaint on April 8 alleging the videotaping and turned the case over...

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David Beckham Could Bring MLS Back to Florida

It has been over a decade since the Miami Fusion disbanded and South Florida was left without a Major League Soccer franchise, but that could change soon thanks to international soccer legend David...

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