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With Flu Spreading, Hospitals Taking Drastic Measures

As the nation fights its way through the worst flu season in more than a decade, health care workers across the country are taking extreme—in some cases unprecedented--measures to combat its spread....

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Ferry Rider: I Was Thrown in Air, Knocked Unconscious

Ferry rider Ashley Furman describes being tossed in the air and knocked unconscious when the Seastreak ferry crashed into Pier 11 in Manhattan Wednesday morning.

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Malloy Gets Emotional Talking About Newtown

As Gov. Dannel Malloy delivered the State of the State Address on Wednesday, thoughts of the school shooting in Newtown were at the forefront and he became emotional as he talked about the tragedy. “It...

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Facebook Opens New World For Deaf

One billion people use Facebook around the world. Its reach is undisputed and unparalleled, but its impact on one specific community has opened up doors to a new world – for the deaf.   Christina...

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Bonds, Clemens Fall Short of Baseball Hall of Fame

Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds, the greatest pitcher and hitter of baseball's "Steroid Era," were denied entry to the Hall of Fame today, as dozens of voters refused to look past their connection to...

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Man Crushed to Death at North Haven Company

Police are investigating the death of an customer at a metal recycling company in North Haven. Police responded to Sims Metal Management, at 234 Universal Drive, in North Haven on Wednesday for a...

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Man Stabbed After Checkers Game

Police are looking for the person who stabbed a 24-year-old man after a game of checkers. When officers pulled up to Eastern Street and Hemmingway Avenue around 9 p.m. on Tuesday to respond to a...

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Bridgeport Man Charged With Home Invasion

Bridgeport police have arrested a local man accused of committing a home invasion on Oak Street on Aug. 14 and they are looking for another person believed to have been involved. The U.S. Marshal's...

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Baby Panda Explores New Home

Raw video of baby panda Xiao Liwu exploring his enclosure for the first time at the San Diego Zoo. He makes his public debut after a 5-month-long wait, NBC San Diego reports.

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Westport to Study Security at Town Hall

A school safety study the Westport board of education will be expanded to include town hall, First Selectman Gordon Joseloff said on Wednesday. “Town Hall is home to the Board of Education offices as...

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Connecticut Gov. Fights Back Tears Talking About Newtown

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy fought back tears Wednesday as he delivered the State of the State Address and recalled the Newtown school shooting that devastated a tight-knit community last month. “It...

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Trial Nears End for Boy Accused of Killing Neo-Nazi Father

Attorneys finished their closing arguments Wednesday morning in the case of a 12-year-old boy who admitted to shooting and killing his father -- a leader in the National Socialist Movement -- as the...

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Authorities Remain Vigilant for Obama's Second Inauguration

President Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration was, from a security standpoint, about as hairy as it gets: the most important people in American government, from the commander-in-chief to the Supreme...

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Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Young Child

Police arrested a man who they say sexually assaulted a child in Wallingford. According to police, 33-year-old Augustine Castro, of New Haven, sexually assaulted the child between the years of 2001 and...

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Florida Senate Bill Would Allow Domestic Partnerships

A bill that would allow Floridians to have domestic partnerships was filed in the state Senate by a Hollywood Democrat Wednesday, the News Service of Florida reported. Sen. Eleanor Sobel’s bill would...

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Silver Alert for Missing Boy

Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 10-year-old boy. Jacob Wilson was last seen in the area of Troup Middle School at 259 Edgewood Ave in New Haven Wednesday afternoon. Jacob...

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Group to Rally Against Nursing Home for Prisoners in Rocky Hill

The outrage continues in Rocky Hill, over plans to build a nursing home for prisoners and mentally ill people. The private developer, iCare Management, plans to open the facility where the Rocky Hill...

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Long Waits, Shot Shortage in Flu Outbreak

There's growing concern over this year's flu season.  It arrived early and with a vengeance.  41 states declared a public health emergencies after 18 people died from the illness.  In Connecticut, more...

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New York Gov. Proposes Assault Weapons Ban

Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for closing loopholes on a state ban on assault weapons and ammunition magazines that carry more than 10 bullets as part of a wide-ranging gun control package he proposed in...

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Missing Son Found, Father Still Missing

Police have found a 2-year-old boy, but are still looking for his father hours after issuing a Silver Alert. Police issued a Silver Alert on Tuesday for Paul Martone and his son Paulie, who had been...

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