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Package of Cosmetic Products Prompts Scare at Health Center

A package that prompted Hartford police and the bomb squad to respond to a women’s health center and abortion clinic on Friday was safe and contained only cosmetic products, according to police....

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Daughter Longs for Reunion With Deported Dad

The past two-and-a-half years have been very difficult for Gaby Espinosa, a Norwalk teen who is among the thousands of American youth forced to live without a parent because of deportation. Her father,...

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Positive EEE Results Are Earliest on Record

Mosquitoes trapped last week in Voluntown have tested positive for the eastern equine encephalitis virus. This is the earliest the virus has been detected in the state in the 16 years the trapping...

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Maritime Aquarium Turns 25

Norwalk’s Maritime Aquarium is a big draw to the southwest corner of the state, attracting nearly half a million visitors last year, and it’s about to get some extra attention. The aquarium turned 25...

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Aspirin May Prevent Colon Cancer in Women

Aspirin's long list of benefits now include cancer prevention. Researchers found that women who took low dose aspirin every other day for 18 years ended up with about a 20 percent lower risk of colon...

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Waiting For the Royal Baby

All eyes are on London as Duke of Cambridge Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton are expecting their first child to be born any day now. Click through to see how London is preparing...

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Creative Ways to Beat the Heat

Temperatures are continuing to climb with no end in sight. Beat the heat with these creative tips for staying cool. Chill your sheets Instead of turning your pillow onto the “cold side” every five...

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Scooter Driver Hurt in Plainfield Crash

A motor scooter driver was injured in Plainfield on Tuesday afternoon after colliding with a station wagon on Lathrop Road Extension, police said. According to police, Colby Robinson, 19, of Caterbury,...

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Body Found in Pond at Bushnell Park

A 63-year-old man's body was pulled from the pond at Bushnell Park in Hartford late Tuesday evening. According to police, a couple was walking through the park near the south side of the pond when they...

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Church Sign in Response to Zimmerman Acquittal Sparks Controversy

A church sign sparked controversy in Chicago over the weekend when it posted a controversial message after the George Zimmerman verdict. “It is safe to kill black people in Amerikkka,” the sign read...

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NYC Musician Loses Eye in Vicious Hammer Attack

A Brooklyn man has a long road to recovery after a man bludgeoned him with a hammer in an attack so vicious he lost an eye. Dru Barnes, a musician, was walking home to Fort Greene from a friend's house...

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Asiana Won't Sue TV Station Over Fake Pilot Names

Asiana Airlines has decided not to sue a Bay Area TV station that aired bogus and racially offensive names for four pilots on its plane that crashed at the San Francisco airport earlier this month, an...

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Police Searching for Brothers Wanted for Murder

Hartford police are searching for two brothers wanted for a murder that took place in a school parking lot. Kunta Soyini, 34, and his 37-year-old brother, Quan Soyini are accused of killing Chimar...

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Hundreds Gather to Remember Brothers Killed in Crash

  On Tuesday night, hundreds gathered at East Hartford High School to remember two teenage brothers who died in a horrific crash   The vigil for La’Andrew and Robert Swain was just two days after the...

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Man Wrestles Shark With Bare Hands

What Elliot Sudal thought would be an average day of fishing in Nantucket turned out to be anything but. Sudal, originally from Burlington, went fishing for bluefish on Sunday.  He was reeling in his...

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Power Companies Ask for Voluntary Conservation

As Connecticut tolerates another heat wave, local power companies and the regional grid operator are asking resident to conserve power. They said were are not at risk of a blackout or a brownout, but...

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Rare Black Jellyfish Seen at San Diego Beaches

San Diego residents have reported sightings of a rare black jellyfish known as sea nettles at local beaches. The dark purple sea creatures were last seen about a year ago, and have now returned to...

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DirecTV Installer Sexually Abused Girl in NJ Home: DA

Authorities arrested a satellite television installer Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl in a New Jersey home.  Arcadio "Junior" Nova, 38, was preparing to install DirecTV...

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New Account Reinforces Mayor Filner's Alleged Pattern

A San Diego woman offers a new account of the allegations of sexual harassment being levied against the mayor and wants other women to feel they can speak out as well. Special Section: Mayor Under Fire...

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Man Says He Sold Drugs to Avoid Foreclosure: Police

A Middletown man accused of dealing crack and marijuana told police it was a short-time thing to avoid the bank foreclosing on his house, police said. However, police said, the man has a past criminal...

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