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Son Charged With Murder in Mom's Dismemberment: Police

A 23-year-old man was charged with murder and his friend arrested on lesser charges in connection with the gruesome killing of his mother, whose body was cut up with a power saw and scattered in bags...

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Sex Offender Tried to Assault Teen: Cops

Hartford Police have arrested a convicted sex offender in connection with the kidnapping and attempted assault of a teenage girl on Wednesday morning. Hartford police said Shawn Jarrett, 37, of...

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20 Animals Killed in Berlin House Fire

Eighteen cats and two bird were killed and several other animals were rescued during a house fire at 62 Smoky Hill Road in Berlin, according to fire officials. The blaze broke out just after 1:30 a.m....

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Authorities "Relieved" by Vegas Triple Slaying Arrest

The suspect in last week's triple slaying on the Las Vegas Strip has been arrested in the Los Angeles area, the Clark County District Attorney's Office said on Thursday. Ammar Harris, 26, was taken...

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Paying More For a Quinnipiac Education

Quinnipiac University students will be spending more on their education this fall. Tuition will increase by $1,330 for the new academic year, The Quinnipiac Chronicle reports. Students can expect to...

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West Haven Man Faces Child Porn Charges

Police have arrested a West Haven man on child pornography charges. The State Police Computer Crime Unit began an investigation in January after tracing child porn files being shared from a computer at...

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Wolcott Teen Now Selling T-Shirts With Anti-Gay Message

A Wolcott High School student who won a battle to wear a shirt with an anti-gay message to school, is now selling similar shirts to his classmates. Seth Groody became the focus of a battle over his...

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Little Girl Returns Two Sticks to Yosemite

California has many natural treasures, from our beaches to our redwoods to our supernaturally gorgeous national parks. But the general rule of thumb is to keep your thumbs, and your other fingers, out...

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Two Hit-and-Run Deaths Remain Unsolved

Months after two hit-and-runs that killed two Connecticut teens, police still haven’t made arrests. That’s agonizing for Stephanie Phillips, the mother of one of the victims. “[Cailyn] would have been...

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Sequester's Slow Fiscal Squeeze Starts

A wheelchair-bound woman in rural Illinois worries she'll no longer get a ride to the doctor. A young teacher at a Head Start center in Los Angeles wonders if she'll lose her job — and what will come...

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Firefighters Accused in Sex Slavery Case

A current and former firefighter from the West Haven Fire Department were arrested, accused of forcing a 12 year-old boy into sex slavery in Vermont until he was 25, according to a spokesman for the...

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Hartford Police Issue Warning About iPhone Thefts

Hartford Police issued a warning for the public about crooks targeting teens who have iPhones. Authorities told NBC Connecticut thefts had gone up significantly in the last few months, and they had...

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Hundreds of Acres Burn Near Calif. Cities

Light winds and cool temperatures allowed firefighters in southern California to make progress on a wildfire that caused power outages and prompted evacuations Thursday near Riverside. By 4 a.m., the...

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Cop Fired for Shooting 41 Times at Suspect

A Garland, Texas, police officer who fired 41 shots at a chase suspect in August has been fired. The Garland Police Department confirmed that it fired Officer Patrick Tuter after an internal...

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Great Whites Protected Off Calif. Coast

Great white sharks off the coast of California will be protected by the California Endangered Species Act beginning March 1. Three environmental groups asked the California Department of Fish and...

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Conn. Firefighters Arrested for Sex Slavery: Police

A current and former firefighter from the West Haven Fire Department were arrested, accused of forcing a 12 year-old boy into sex slavery in Vermont until he was 25, according to a spokesman for the...

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Family Sees Up Close Henrietta Lacks' Contribution to Science

Henrietta Lacks has saved a countless numbers of lives, and that was after she died from cervical cancer in 1951. More than six decades ago, cells from Lacks’ body became the first human cells to ever...

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Radio Shack Burglary Could Be Part of Spree

Three armed robbers stole iPhones and other electronic items from the Radio Shack on North Colony Road in Wallingford on Thursday night and police are looking into whether this could be connected to...

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The Jets Are on the Hunt for Quarterbacks

The Jets have started looking for their new quarterbacks.  Former Jaguars quarterback David Garrard was in town for a workout on Thursday and told Manish Mehta of the Daily News that it went well. Adam...

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Nothing Suspicious Found After Ellis Tech Bomb Scare

Ellis Tech in Danielson was evacuated as a precaution after a bomb threat was found and classes have been canceled for the day. A note on the bathroom wall said there was a bomb in the school,...

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