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Obama Delivers Vision for the Middle Class

President Barack Obama delivered an ambitious State of the Union speech Tuesday that began with a sweeping plan to "reignite" the American middle class and culminated with a rousing call for new...

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DUI Suspect's Wife Arrives Drunk at Police Station: Cops

Hamden police charged a mother and father with drunk driving just hours apart from each other. According to police, April Cassidy Velez, 32, drove to Hamden Police Headquarters Saturday to bail out her...

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Obama Highlights Hadiya Pendleton In SOTU

President Barack Obama on Tuesday highlighted the recent shooting death of Chicago teen Hadiya Pendleton in his call for "commonsense reform" to the nation's gun laws. "In the two months since Newtown,...

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Pregnant Woman Pulled on Sled During Blizzard

Neighbors in Naugatuck joined forces to help a woman in labor during Sunday, after the blizzard had dumped three feet of snow on their street. Lauri Wood, a mother of four, went into labor with her...

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Marco Rubio's Water Grab Preserved in GIFs

It started out fine. Marco Rubio, looking well-kempt in a suit and blue tie, steadily delivered the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address. He insisted that a strong middle...

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Businesses Hurt by Blizzard

The blizzard hurt businesses across the State of Connecticut.  Many had to close for several days, and on Tuesday night, many were still blocked by the snow.   Giant snow banks in West Hartford had...

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New Haven Tows Cars for Blizzard Clean Up

Anita Knapp's car was jutting onto Whalley Avenue Tuesday night. She needed to move it otherwise she'd get towed away. "I'm not on the street. This is my car. I'm here trying to give medications to...

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Full Transcript: Obama's State of the Union Address

Below is the full transcript of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, delivered to the nation on Tuesday, February 12, 2013. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow...

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Black Ice This Morning, Flurries Tonight

Use caution on the roads on Wednesday morning because black ice has created some slick spots. There have been no major incidents, but crews responded to a rollover crash on Route 72 in New Britain this...

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Snow, Ice Complicate Fire Response in Hampton

Firefighters battled a house fire at 86 East Old Route 6 in Hampton on Wednesday morning and snow and ice from the weekend blizzard made that fight difficult. Smoke alarms alerted the family of the...

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Insurer Ends Coverage for Dog Bites by Pit Bulls

America’s infatuation with canines has led to a breathtaking rise in the number of dog bites – and in the amount of money that insurance companies pay to compensate the bitten. In California, one major...

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Carjack Victim: "Dorner Came Out of the Trees"

Rick Heltebrake was near Highway 38 in the Big Bear area when he came face-to-face with Christopher Dorner -- the subject of a Southern California manhunt after a series of slayings linked to a revenge...

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3 Hurt in Hit-and-Run in Southington

Three women were hurt in what police are calling a hit-and-run in Southington on Tuesday night. Southington Police responded to the 800 block of Queen Street, in the area of the Outback Steakhouse,...

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Charred Human Remains Found in Rubble of Burned-Out Cabin

Charred human remains were found Tuesday night in the debris of a burned-out cabin in the Big Bear area, where law enforcement officials were involved in a shootout with a man believed to be a fired...

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After Rampage, Grief for Survivors

As the last embers of the inferno that engulfed a cabin held by Christopher Dorner died down on Wednesday, police attention shifted to the cleanup – tying up loose ends of their investigations, making...

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Silver Alert for Missing Naugatuck Woman Canceled

Police have canceled a Silver Alert for a Naugatuck woman reported missing on Wednesday morning. Ophelia Vanasse, 79, has been found. Police said she has Alzheimer's disease and drove away from her...

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Riverside Officer Remembered as "Ideal Policeman"

The widow of a slain Riverside officer said life with her husband "seemed like a dream" when she shared memories of the man colleagues described at a memorial service Wednesday as a patient family man...

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Man Threatens Plow Drivers in Middletown

Middletown police have charged a 56-year-old local man accused of grabbing a loaded double-barrel shotgun and threatening snow removal workers when he saw a plow moving snow toward his property on...

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Dental Chemical Spill Prompts Evacuation of Health Center

Community Health Center of New Britain on Washington Street in New Britain was evacuated as a precaution after a chemical spill in an exam room just before 10:30 a.m.  The chemical, formocresol, is a...

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Towing Continues as New Haven Clears Streets

Over the next two days, crews in the City of New Haven will focus on clearing streets from curb to curb and removing the massive piles of plowed snow from city streets. Nighttime tow and plow...

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