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86-Year-Old Woman Brings BB Gun to Town Meeting: Police

Westport police arrested an 86-year-old woman accused of bringing a BB gun to a town meeting.  When detectives retrieved the gun, Estelle Margolis, 86, of Westport, told officers she brought it to make...

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Street Closures in Pomfret, Westport

Gusty winds have prompted road closures on Thursday morning. Route 97 in Pomfret is closed at Cassidy Road and Route 169 is closed between Route 44 and Murdock Road because a tree has fallen on power...

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Water Main Break in South Windsor

Palmer Drive in South Windsor is closed because of a water main break on Thursday morning.  Employees from Connecticut Water will repair the main. Work is expected to be finished by 1 p.m.  Local...

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Jenni Rivera's Entourage Files Lawsuit

Lawyers representing people traveling with banda singer Jenni Rivera on a plane that crashed in Mexico last month filed a lawsuit Thursday against the aircraft's owners and the singer's production...

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Jets Casting a Wide Net in General Manager Search

It can sometimes be difficult to separate fact from fiction with the Jets and their current search for a new general manager is illustrating that all too well. In the last couple of days, the Jets have...

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Cute Panda Cub Makes Outdoor Debut

San Diego Zoo panda cub Xiao Liwu took his first steps in his new habitat on Wednesday. Elena Gomez reports.

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Presidential Inauguration Gets First Latino, Gay Poet

The presidential inauguration ceremony is getting its first Latino and LGBT poet. Richard Blanco, born in Spain to Cuban exiles, will recite a selection of his work during President Barack Obama's...

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Assault Rifle, Cocaine Seized in Bridgeport

Police and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force seized an assault rifle and a large amount of cocaine from a residence in Bridgeport on Thursday morning. Police searched the Birmingham Street home of...

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Pastor Out at Obama Inauguration Over Comments on Gays

Rev. Louie Giglio, an evangelical pastor from Atlanta tapped to give the benediction at President Barack Obama’s inauguration, has been dropped from the ceremony amid controversy over his past comments...

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16-Year-Old Shot in Calif. High School

A student armed with a 12-gauge shotgun entered his classroom at a Southern California high school Thursday morning and shot a classmate, who is in critical but stable condition, and attempted to shoot...

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Former Guardsman a Suspect in South Windsor Beatings

South Windsor Police have identified a suspect in an attack on the owner of Forced Induction Motor Sports, LLC on Edwin Street on Tuesday night and an employee. South Windsor police said they are...

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Officer Shot in Norwich Standoff Released from Hospital

A Norwich police officer who was shot several times during a standoff in Norwich this week was discharged from Yale-New Haven Hospital on Thursday morning, nearly three days after being shot. It was an...

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Child Porn, Binoculars Found in House Near School: Cops

Police have arrested a Stamford man accused of downloading child pornography and they believe he used binoculars found in his house to watch the elementary school next door. Police started...

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Vietnam Vet Awarded Medals 40 Years After Combat Duty

A Vietnam veteran from West Haven is getting some recognition that is long overdue.  Michael Healey finally received five awards that he earned in Vietnam more than 40 years ago.  “I didn't ever think...

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Flu Outbreak in Connecticut; What Should Parents Do?

The flu continues to pack a powerful punch this season. Connecticut is among the dozens of states reporting a sharp increase in flu cases. “People everywhere are getting sick,” said Natalie Vaz. Health...

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How a Smartphone App Could Help Police Catch a Criminal

A Torrington woman is hoping new technology will help police catch the people who robbed her.            An app on Julie Stoner's stolen smartphone may have caught the criminal on camera Thursday. She...

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Missing Seymour Teen Found

Police have canceled an alert for a 14-year-old Seymour boy who had last been seen on Thursday. Police said Romando Jamal Davidson had an argument with his custodial grandfather, packed a duffel bag...

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Three Flu Deaths in Connecticut

So far this season, Connecticut has 1,676 laboratory-confirmed reports of influenza, including three flu-related deaths. Public health officials are urging people to take steps to prevent the flu. “We...

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Victims Stabbed, Sexually Assaulted During L.A. Mall Hostage Situation

One person was sexually assaulted and another was stabbed in the neck during a hostage situation at a Los Angeles shopping mall that ended early Friday. That hostage situation in a Nordstrom Rack store...

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Flu Tips for Parents of Young Children

As the flu outbreak grows nationwide, pediatricians are seeing patient volumes increase dramatically. And Loyola University pediatrician Bridget Boyd says it’s not just one child per visit. "I’m seeing...

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