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Crews Respond to Multiple Water Main Breaks

Crews has responded to several broken water mains on Friday. Part of Bainbridge Road in West Hartford was closed because of two water main breaks. The road runs from Trout Brook Drive to the Elizabeth...

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Confession: "Halloween" Gave Teen Idea to Kill Family

A Texas 17-year-old wrote in a confession released Thursday that the horror movie remake of "Halloween" gave him the idea to kill his mother and sister. Jake Evans is on trial for the Oct. 3 slayings...

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Union Approves Strike Notice to Waterbury Hospital

A labor union committee has approved the issuing of a 10-day strike notice to Waterbury Hospital involving 250 workers. The Republican-American of Waterbury reports that a negotiating committee of...

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Newtown School Officials Seek Waiver to Testing

The school board in Newtown, where 20 elementary school students and six educators were killed last month, is seeking an unprecedented waiver allowing the district to skip standardized testing for...

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Crews Rescue Injured Construction Worker

Firefighters rescued a worker who was injured on a construction site in West Hartford Friday. According to police, the worker was struck by a beam around 9: 30 a.m. and fell onto a wall that is about...

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Sex Offender Found With Child Porn: Police

Police have arrested a sex offender accused of having more than 1,000 images of child porn on his computer and trying to contact people online through Facebook, which is in violation of probation for a...

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Hartford Murder Suspect Arrested In Massachusetts

The U.S. Marshals Massachusetts Fugitive Task Force on Friday morning arrested a Hartford man who police said has been wanted on an outstanding warrant for murder since Oct. 11. Police said Doel...

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Sterling Tire Plant Evacuated for Fire

The Exeter Energy plant was evacuated on Friday morning when fire broke out in a hopper located the boiler room, where burning of the tires takes place. Exeter Energy is a tire-fueled power plant, that...

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First Restaurant to Open in Hartford’s Coltsville Historic District

A couple will open the first restaurant in Hartford’s historic Coltsville District. Café Colt will open on Monday, Jan. 28 at noon in the lobby of the Colt Gateway building at 140 Huyshope Ave. It will...

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Phillies To Put MLB Star on Scale -- But Will It Work?

Even in the twisted perspective of professional sports contracts, Delmon Young’s unusual deal with the Philadelphia Phillies sounds pretty sweet: $600,000 in bonuses if he can lose 10 pounds and keep...

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Water Search Ends in New Britain

More than one dozen first responders responded to Batterson Park in New Britain after receiving a call that someone fell in the water, but it was just a cinder block with buoys marking a small sand...

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Stranded Dolphin Dies in Polluted NYC Canal

A dolphin that became stranded in a contaminated New York City canal died Friday, a marine research team that had been dispatched to the site confirmed. The sea creature had been bobbing up and down in...

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Giffords' Husband, NRA VP to Testify at Senate Hearing

Mark Kelly, the husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and co-founder of Americans for Responsible Solutions—an initiative aimed at countering the gun lobby—will testify alongside the executive vice...

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The 9 Best Super Bowl Ads Ever

Super Bowl commercials have almost become as big as the game itself. Now, the water-cooler talk on the morning after is just as likely to be about the big commercial as the big play. That's not...

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Fire Damages Wallingford Home

Fire damaged  a home on N. Farms Road in Wallingford Friday. Firefighters were called to 912 N. Farms Road around 4 p.m. and were able to knock down the fire in a short period of time. There was no one...

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Cash Mob Planned for Sandy Hook

Business owners in Newtown have come together to host a cash mob in Sandy Hook on Saturday to help local businesses after the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14. The event is...

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Wandering Horse Found in Granby

Animal control officers in Granby are looking for the owners of a wandering horse. The female horse was found walking along Meadow Brook Road on Wednesday afternoon. Officers went door to door at local...

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Police Identify Student Suspected in Bus Bullet Incident

State police said they have identified the student who brought a bullet on a school bus in Stafford on Thursday. The incident is being handled administratively through the school, according to a news...

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Woman Survives Vicious Domestic Assault: Police

A 24-year-old New Haven man accused of brutally beating and stabbing his girlfriend has been arrested and is under police guard while undergoing a psychiatric evaluation, according to New Haven police....

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Notre Dame Defends Handling of Te'o Hoax

Top administrators at Notre Dame decided within hours of hearing about the Manti Te'o dead girlfriend hoax that it did not involve a crime and within two days had concluded there was no NCAA violation,...

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