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Cruise Becomes "Shanty Town" on the Sea, Passengers Say

Passengers onboard a disabled cruise ship being towed to shore in the Gulf of Mexico told relatives they are using plastic bags to do "their business" and are otherwise trying to make the best of a bad...

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Waterbury Calls on Teens to Help Dig Out Schools

As Waterbury continues to dig out from more than 2 feet of snow that fell during the blizzard, the mayor turned to the city’s teens to help shovel at the schools and 500 people showed up for the work....

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Cops Respond to Reports of Shots, Fire in Bridgeport

A man is in critical condition and a woman has been rescued after emergency workers responded to 158 Roberts St. in Bridgeport for report of gunshots, then fire at house, according to Bridgeport...

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Report: AA, US Airways Approve Merger

The boards of American Airlines and US Airways both on Wednesday approved a merger deal, NBC 5 has learned. Sources tell NBC 5 that a formal announcement is not expected until Thursday. Under the...

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Trucker Charged in Connection With Fatal Waterbury Crash

State police have charged a truck driver from Wisconsin in connection with a crash that killed a state Department of Transportation employee on Route 8 in Waterbury in March 2012. Daniel Dinardi, a...

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Bridgeport Clears 60 Percent of Streets

Connecticut towns, especially in the state’s largest cities, continue to work to clear streets five after the first snowflakes of the blizzard began. Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch said city crews and...

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UConn's Enosch Wolf Apologizes For Arrest

A University of Connecticut basketball player issued an apology after his arraignment on charges he roughed up his girlfriend inside her campus apartment. Junior center Enosch Wolf appeared in...

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Silver Alert Issued for Norwich Four Year Old

A silver alert has been issued for a four year old child who was last seen with his mother in Norwich. Norwich police are searching for Yahquin Warren, who was last seen around 6:30 a.m. wearing a...

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Students help Clear Snow From Driveways

  Shoreline cities like New Haven and towns like Waterford are still trying to clear away snow even as more snow falls overnight. No matter how much falls each town says it's prepared and some have...

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Shootout Victims ID'd as Cabin Investigation Continues

Forensic experts will determine whether the charred remains found Tuesday after a deadly shootout at a Big Bear-area cabin are those of Christopher Dorner -- the former LAPD officer wanted in a series...

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School Resource Officer Nabs Bank Robbery Suspects

A New Haven school resource officer caught two bank robbery suspects while on traffic duty Wednesday morning. Officer Albert McFadden has been reassigned to snow traffic control on Whalley Avenue while...

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State May Wake Up to a Bit More Snow

The cleanup from the weekend blizzard has yet to be completed, but areas of the state could see a bit more snow by Thursday morning. A storm system moving from the Mid-Atlantic states will develop...

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Obama Pushes Preschool Programs in Ga.

 President Barack Obama on Thursday pitched a new plan to make preschool available to all 4-year-old children, declaring, "Education has to start at the earliest possible age." With teachers as a...

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Blizzard, Roof Collapse Won’t Stop Valentine’s Day Deliveries

Flower Wonderland in Branford is determined to get Valentine’s Day flowers out to customers today, even after the blizzard delayed their flower delivery and caused part of the roof to collapse. The...

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Marriage Counselor Accused of Affair with Patient

A marriage counselor charged with sexual assault is on trial in Texas, accused of using her position of authority to have sex with a patient. Sheila Loven counseled a couple in 2009 and allegedly used...

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Rally Planned Over State-Run Nursing Home for Inmates

Opponents of plans for a state-run nursing home proposed for the site of the former Rocky Hill Nursing home on West Street plan to hold a rally at the state Capitol in Hartford next week. Under an...

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Asteroid Near-Miss: Why It Matters

A 150-foot asteroid estimated to weigh 143,000 tons offered astronomers and armchair audiences alike a rare spectacle when it whizzed close by the Blue Planet on Friday. The chunk of space rock,...

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Missing Norwich 4-Year-Old Found

The  4-year-old boy reported missing from Norwich on Wednesday was found safe in Maine on Thursday night. Norwich police issued a silver alert for Yahquin Warren after his noncustodial mother, Kayette...

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Roof to Snow Jump Filmed from Inside Firehouse: Chief

A video posted to YouTube that shows young men jumping into snow banks from the roof of a building across the street from the Frog Hollow Fire Station has caught the attention of the Hartford Fire...

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Prom Invite to Melt Over

A teen from Granby woke up to a great Valentine’s Day surprise and a senior prom invitation her family will be talking about for decades to come. Stephanie Samuelson’s boyfriend, Dan, turned the feet...

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