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Natural Gas Explosion Levels Duplex in Lewisville, TX

A natural gas explosion destroyed a duplex in Lewisville, Texas, hours after construction workers mistakenly cut a gas line, NBCDFW.com reported. The duplex behind the Lighthouse Pentecostal Church of...

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Newtown Families Balancing Grief with Advocacy

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The families of the people killed in the Newtown elementary school shooting are weighing whether and how to get involved in the national gun-control debate. Sandy Hook Promise,...

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$40,000 Worth of Drugs Seized in Trumbull

After investigating for months, the Stratford Police Narcotics Vice and Intelligence Unit made two arrests and seized tens of thousands of dollars in cash and drugs in Trumbull. Police investigating...

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One Killed in Crash on I-395 Killingly

One person was killed in a one-car crash on Interstate 395 North on Friday near exit 91 in Killingly. A Ford SUV went through the guardrail and into the woods around 2 p.m., according to Lt. Paul...

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Waterford Man Arrested After Police Find Weapons

Waterford Dispatchers say they received a series of 911 calls about gun shots coming from a home at 6 Cinderella Lane early Saturday morning. Police investigated the home in the Quaker Hill section of...

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Manhunt for Armed Robbery Suspect

Police in New Haven are asking for the public's help in finding the man responsible for at least four armed robberies in over a week. According to investigators, the suspect walked into a Pizza Hut...

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Two Arrested for Middle School Bomb Scare

Police arrested a young couple after they allegedly planted a fake bomb at East Hampton Middle School Saturday. According to investigators Sean Doran and Kayla Sypek, both 20 years-old and both from...

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Conn. Bill Would Require Coverage of PTSD Claims

     HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The co-chairman of a state legislative committee says the panel plans to introduce a bill allowing claims of post traumatic stress disorder to be covered under...

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Holocaust Survivor on "Schindler's List" Dies at 83

Leon Leyson, who was among the youngest of refugees to be saved from the Holocaust by German businessman Oskar Schindler, has died. He was 83. Leyson was 10-years old when Poland was invaded by the...

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Wonder Bread Lives, Twinkies May Be Saved

Wonder Bread will live on despite the bankruptcy of its longtime manufacturer, Hostess Brands, and a Twinkie salvation may be close behind. Flowers Foods, Inc., which makes the Nature’s Own line of...

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Residents Launch Sandy Hook Promise

Residents of Newtown have promised to honor the lives of the 20 children and six adults killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School a month ago and are asking people across the country to join them and...

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South Windsor Man Charged With Assaulting Officers

South Windsor Police have arrested a 27-year-old local man accused of tackling and punching a female police officer and head-butting a male officer last month. The charges are in connection with a...

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Reward Offered in Intentionally Set Brush Fires Investigation

Fire officials and police are investigating dozens of intentionally set bush fires since October and a reward is being offered for information. Officials from Derby, Milford, Monroe, Orange, Oxford,...

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Pats Roll, Return to AFC Championship Game

All week, the talk was that the AFC Divisional rematch between the Texans and Patriots would look nothing like the 42-14 Week 14 blowout that left Houston reeling and New England in a familiar...

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Suspects in Lottery Tickets Theft Sought

Police are trying to find the people who cut a hole through the roof of Sam’s Food Store in Suffield early on the morning of Dec. 31 and stole 150 scratch-off lottery tickets, among other items. Police...

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Sex Offender Charged with Raping Child

North Branford Police have charged a registered sex offender with sexually assaulting a 1-year-old child. Officers began an investigation Thursday after the child was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital...

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New Haven Firefighter Charged With Bribery

A New Haven firefighters charged with bribing a witness has turned himself in to New Haven police. Police said charges against Aaron Brantley, 33, of New Haven, stem from an ongoing investigation....

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Congresswoman Proposes $2,000 Tax Credit to Turn in Assault Weapons

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro has introduced legislation aimed to curb gun violence by creating a tax credit to encourage people to turn-in assault weapons to state or local police. “Let us be clear. Assault...

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The Lessons of the Playoffs Are All About Offense

In the Post on Monday, Bart Hubbuch makes a plea for the Jets to make a play for 49ers quarterback Alex Smith this offseason.  Smith is probably an upgrade from Mark Sanchez, which doesn't say all that...

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Norwich Officer Back in Hospital

A Norwich police officer shot several times during a standoff is back in the hospital. Officer Jonathan Ley was readmitted to Yale-New Haven Hospital Sunday, according to a spokesperson for the...

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