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Wife of Violent Purse Snatching Suspect Said He’s Innocent

The wife of the Waterbury man who was charged in what police call a “violent purse snatching” that sent an elderly woman to the hospital claims her husband is innocent. Melissa Haynes said her husband,...

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I-95 in Milford Reopens After Crash

A crash closed I-95 southbound in Milford for a short time during the afternoon rush hour. A tractor trailer and a box truck were involved in an accident near the exit 40 off-ramp around 4:30 p.m.,...

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Malloy, Lawmakers Outraged Over NRA Shooter App

The National Rifle Association has released a new shooter game for that is suggested for kids as young as four. NRA: Practice Range was released as an app in the iTunes store on Sunday, just a month...

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50 Years of First Lady Inaugural Fashion

First Lady Michelle Obama during the Midatlantic Regional Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, January 20, 2009. Obama was sworn in as the 44th US president earlier in...

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New Animal Cruelty and Rights Legislation to be Introduced

  Bertie is half labradoodle and half golden doodle. For Kevin Peloquin and his wife, she is their obsession and one they want to keep as safe as possible.   “People should know where these animals...

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Pratt & Whitney Cutting 200 Jobs in CT

Pratt & Whitney is cutting around 200 positions in Connecticut, effective immediately, according to a statement from the company. This company released the following statement."Pratt & Whitney...

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Snow Will Make for a Messy Morning Commute

Winter weather advisories have been issued for most of Connecticut for tonight through tomorrow. An area of low pressure will move up from the Deep South and slide south of us tonight and during the...

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50 Years of First Lady Inaugural Fashion

First Lady Michelle Obama during the Midatlantic Regional Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, January 20, 2009. Obama was sworn in as the 44th US president earlier in...

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FBI Arrests Dozens of Alleged Mobsters in Extortion Probe

More than two dozen alleged mobsters associated with three of New York's five organized crime families were rounded up by the FBI Wednesday morning in connection with an ongoing investigation into the...

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Saint Francis Plans to Join Catholic Health System

Saint Francis Care plans to join Ascension Health Care Network and the medical organizations have signed a letter of intent. According to a news release from Saint Francis, Ascension Health Care...

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Painting in White House Reminds Obama of Newtown Victim

Each moment President Barack Obama is in his private study in the White House, there is a reminder nearby of Grace McDonnell, a 7-year-old Newtown girl who hoped to one day grow up to be a painter....

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Passengers Treated After "Severe Turbulence" On Flight

Passengers aboard an American Eagle flight to Chicago were treated Wednesday for injuries sustained during the flight, officials said. The Chicago Fire Department confirmed several people aboard Flight...

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Newtown Superintendent Testifies Before Congress

Newtown School Superintendent Dr. Janet Robinson made a trip to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. She testified before a House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee. Robinson was one of four panelists...

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East Hartford Settles Claim By Estate of Teen Drowning Victim

The town of East Hartford has voted to settle a claim filed by the estate of a teen who drowned at East Hartford High School. The East Hartford Board of Education voted unanimously to settle a claim...

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Groundbreaking for Jackson Labs This Week

A year after the state approved $291 million in funding for Jackson Laboratory, a groundbreaking ceremony will be held. The Maine-based company is planning to construct a massive bio-science facility...

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Masked Robbers Hit Cromwell Bank

A group of masked robbers burst into a Cromwell bank and robbed it Wednesday morning. Police responded to the Citizens Bank at 61 Shunpike Road just before 10:30 a.m. According to police, 3 to 5 people...

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Pro-Gun Rally Planned for Hartford

As federal lawmakers focus on gun control, Guns Across America rallies are planned at state houses across the country on Saturday, including in Hartford. Eric Reed, the national coordinator, is calling...

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Anne Frank's Stepsister Keeps Holocaust Story Alive

Eva Schloss calmly thrust out her forearm as if a routine gesture, revealing a row of tattooed numbers. The 83-year-old Holocaust survivor fields plenty of requests to see them, as she travels the...

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Man Charged in Avon Home Invasion

Avon police have arrested a suspect in a home invasion on Jackson Road in December. Michael Cyr, 21, was arrested on a warrant on Wednesday. Two men who were dressed in black and wearing masks invaded...

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Was the Last Assault Weapons Ban Effective?

As lawmakers in Washington, D.C. consider President Obama's proposal to institute a new assault weapons ban, we thought it would be helpful to take a look at the last one.What was the 1994 assault...

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