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Truck Dumps Hydraulic Oil on New London Streets

An oil spill shut down a good chunk of the roads in downtown New London for hours. The streets of downtown New London became slippery and then dusty as crews, under the guidance of the Department of...

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Bridgeport Police Looking for "Armed and Dangerous" Man

Bridgeport police are looking for the person they said gunned a man down in the Mill Street section of the city on Wednesday night. Pablo Aquino, a 27-year-old resident of the area, was shot on Pixlee...

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Teacher Forced to Resign After Shirtless TV Appearance

A Long Island middle school teacher says he was forced to resign after he appeared on TV as a reality show extra in an episode where he peels off his shirt and frolics with women in a swimming pool....

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Woman Claims San Diego Mayor Tried to Kiss Her

On Wednesday afternoon a third victim publicly came forward claiming Mayor Bob Filner sexually harassed her.Special Section: Mayor Under Fire Morgan Rose, who works as a psychologist in the San Diego...

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Ex-Tribal Chairman Guilty of Embezzlement

A federal jury in New Haven found the former chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot nation guilty of embezzlement on Wednesday. Michael Thomas, 45, was convicted of charging more than $100,000 in...

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Emergency Dispatcher Investigated After Alleged Racial Slur

An emergency dispatcher in Hartford, Conn., is under investigation after he allegedly made a racial slur over a police radio. The emergency dispatcher was caught on tape saying: "That's going to be 198...

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"Kid Cop" Arrested Again -- For Posing as Cop

A teenager who made headlines four years ago for impersonating a Chicago police officer has again been arrested and charged with posing as a cop. Vincent M. Richardson, now 19, was charged Wednesday...

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Lobsterman Falls Overboard, Found 40 Miles Away

A New York lobsterman who fell off his boat and was missing for nearly 12 hours was rescued by the Coast Guard about 40 miles from the vessel, floating in the ocean using his rubber boots as a raft....

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Chicago Police Files Found in Wisconsin Cemetery

Chicago Police Department documents, some of them marked as confidential, were found this week in a trash bin in a Wisconsin cemetery. The manager of Prairie Home Cemetery, in Waukesha, just west of...

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WATCH: Apple Store Tantrum Goes Viral

It doesn't take a genius to know that if you don't schedule an appointment at an Apple Genius Bar, chances are you will have to wait for help. That did not go over well with one customer, who walked...

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Glastonbury Aerospace Company to Receive State Loan for Expansion

Flanagan Brothers, Inc., an aerospace company in Glastonbury, is slated to receive a $2.5 million loan from the state to help with an expansion plan, according to the governor’s office. Flanagan...

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New Haven Public Schools Appoint New Superintendent

Garth Harries was named superintendent of New Haven public schools in a Board of Education election meeting Monday night. Harries currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent for Portfolio and...

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Home Invasion Reported in West Haven

Police are investigating a reported home invasion on Campbell Avenue in West Haven this morning. A woman told police that she was leaving for work when two armed men wearing masks confronted her, hit...

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Grueling Training for National Guard Officer Hopefuls

Officer candidates braved the unusually chilly and wet July day on Thursday to train in Niantic and ultimately acquire the skills they will need for the National Guard. Candidates from Connecticut, the...

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Seniors Unhappy They Can't Take Arcade Winnings Home

At Johnny's Rec Room, a senior arcade in Pompano Beach, Fla., two former frequent customers walked in and then right out when they heard about the new rules. Fliers let seniors know they're now paying...

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Weiner Admits to Even More Online Affairs as Support Erodes

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admitted Thursday to having online sexual relationships with as many as three women after he resigned from Congress, while a new poll showed his support...

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Depleted Uranium at Opa-Locka Airport

A part of the Opa-locka Executive Airport was evacuated on Thursday after depleted uranium was detected inside a 55-gallon drum and a wooden pallet. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and the Department of...

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Rubber Avenue in Naugatuck Closed

Rubber Avenue in Naugatuck will be closed for several hours because of a water main break. The road will be closed between Andrew Avenue and Hoadley Street through the evening commute, according to...

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Streets Flooded in Norwich

Flash flood warnings are in effect in parts of New London and Windham counties and firefighters in Norwich are dealing with street flooding in Niantic. Among several streets that are flooded is West...

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Sandy Hook School Project Moves Forward

There was not a single nay vote on Wednesday night at the Newtown Municipal Center as residents approved taking $750,000 from the state to rebuild Sandy Hook Elementary.  Students were moved to the...

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