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Rev. Jesse Jackson Proud of Son For Coming Clean

Rev. Jesse Jackson is standing by his son. A day after former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. admitted in federal court to spending $750,000 of campaign funds for personal use, Rev. Jackson told MSNBC...

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Flower Show Makes It Feel Like Spring

With all the snow left on the ground from the Blizzard of 2013, and more in the forecast, spring might seem like a lifetime away. Until then, the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show is coming to...

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Texas Megachurch: Tebow Canceled to "Avoid Controversy"

New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow has canceled a scheduled appearance at a Dallas megachurch whose pastor has drawn fire for his comments about homosexuality and other religious faiths. Tebow was to...

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Biden Speaks at Gun Violence Conference

Vice President Joe Biden made a trip to Danbury today to speak at a conference on gun violence that Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Sen. Chris Murphy and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty hosted at Western Connecticut...

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Ex-Cop Drew Peterson Gets 38 Years For Wife's Death

Former Illinois police sergeant Drew Peterson was sentenced Thursday to 38 years in prison for the 2004 drowning death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. The ruling came just a couple hours after Judge...

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Police Cancel Alert for Hartford Teen

Hartford Police have canceled a Silver Alert for a 15-year-old girl reported missing. Until the alert was canceled on Thursday morning, Lizandra Badrillo’s friends last saw her at the RJ Kinsella...

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Bill Would Allow Advocate to Speak for Animals in Court

A Connecticut legislator has proposed a bill that would allow the appointment of an advocate to act on behalf of an animal during court proceedings. Rep. Diana Urban proposed the bill, known as HB 6310...

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Woman Charged With Kidnapping, Robbing Elderly Victim

Police have charged a Derby woman in connection with a kidnapping and robbery in Orange. Holli Tapley, 34, is accused of confronting an elderly woman in front of a store on the Boston Post Road on Feb....

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Shooting in Hartford Linked to Jasper Howard Stabbing: Cops

A suspect arrested for a shooting in Hartford told investigators he did it to get back at one of the men who sent his brother to prison for the stabbing death of UConn football player Jasper Howard,...

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New Haven Superintendent Announces Retirement

New Haven School Superintendent Dr. Reginald Mayo announced Thursday he will retire at the end of the school year. Mayo has been a part of the New Haven School district for 46 years, the last 21 as...

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Police Arrest Man Wanted for Assault on Infant

Police have found the man accused of hurting a 7-month-old baby in Old Saybrook.  Keith Loftus, 31, was arrested in Middletown Thursday evening after officers were dispatched to the YMCA on Union...

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New Backlash Over State Budget

Governor Malloy is facing backlash over his budget plan.  New Haven Mayor John DeStefano was at the State Capitol Thursday night to tell lawmakers how it could hurt his city. Some New Haven charter...

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Oakland Rapper among 3 Killed in Las Vegas Shooting

At least three people were killed in a car-to-car shooting, crash and explosion early Thursday on the Las Vegas Strip that has resulted in a manhunt for one of the drivers. The apparent target of the...

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Alerts Issued for 5 Missing Children

State Police have issued two separate silver alerts for missing siblings from two families. Police issued a silver alert for Ariana Sturz, 5, and Savannah Sturz, 3, two sisters from Torrington who have...

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Two Injured in Old Saybrook Fire

Two people have been transported from a fire on Beaver Dam Trail in Old Saybrook on Friday morning and police said there is a criminal investigation into the blaze. Lifestar medical helicopter...

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The Sequester: What Does It Mean?

Every day that passes without a deficit-cutting deal makes it more likely that the federal government will be forced into its first "sequester" in nearly 30 years, a problem of politicians' own making...

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Storm Moves Our Way

While the Midwest gets buried in snow this morning, a different storm has us in it cross-hairs for the upcoming weekend. Another area of storminess will form in the south on Friday and Saturday and...

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Caregiver Charged After Woman is Found on Snow Bank

West Hartford police have arrested a West Hartford caregiver after an 88-year-old woman she was responsible for disappeared for hours and was found suffering from hypothermia. Police said Salomat...

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Giant Goldfish Invade Lake Tahoe

Biologists are worried that Lake Tahoe's clear, blue water may be affected by a "giant" visitor. Goldfish, including a 14.2 inch, 3.4 pounder, were recently found in the lake. Scientists say the...

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Mom Lets 15-Year-Old Drive Sibling to School Alone: Cops

A Milford mom has been arrested after allowing her 15-year-old child to drive a sibling to elementary school because she was not feeling well, according to police. On Thursday, police received a...

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