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Man Accused of Threatening Woman With Saw

A 49-year-old Glastonbury man has been arrested, accused of threatening his girlfriend with a circular saw and smashing the windows on her car with a wood splitting maul. Police said they responded to...

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Horse Meat Scandal Ensnares U.K. Taco Bell, as U.S. Mulls Horse Slaughterhouses

Europe's horse meat food labeling scandal continues to hit major food companies, while regulators in the U.S. are weighing whether to allow horses to be slaughtered stateside for human consumption....

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Passport Day Is Canceled

Passport Day in the USA will not happen on Saturday, March 9. It is canceled because of the sequestration and the Connecticut Passport Agency will not be open to the public.  However, many facilities...

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Obama's "Jedi Mind Meld": Gaffe or Genius?

Forget the sequester, the hottest topic in Washington is just how well does President Obama know his Star Wars mythology. During an impromptu press conference on Friday to address the sequester...

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In Memoriam 2013

Bonnie Franklin, the pert, redheaded actress whom millions came to identify with for her role as divorced mom Ann Romano on the long-running sitcom "One Day at a Time," died at age 69. Click to see...

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Sandy Hook Commission Meeting Focuses on Guns

Gov. Dannel Malloy’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission is meeting in Hartford on Friday and the members for the first time will be focusing on guns. Malloy formed the 16-member commission to recommend...

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Michael Jordan Hit With Paternity Suit

Former Chicago Bulls basketball legend Michael Jordan faces a paternity suit from a woman who claims her 16-year-old son is his. Chicago TV station NBC 5 has confirmed that the lawsuit was filed in...

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Man Points Gun at Victim in Road Rage Incident: Cops

Westport police have arrested a 21-year-old man accused of pointing a semi-automatic weapon at another man during a road-rage incident that happened in evening rush-hour traffic on Thursday. Tyler...

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"East Coast Rapist" Gets 3 Life Terms Plus 80 Years

The man known as the East Coast Rapist has been sentenced to three terms of life in prison plus 80 years. Aaron Thomas of New Haven pleaded guilty in November to two counts of rape and three counts of...

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Hundreds Gather at Vigil for Slain North Stonington Boys

Hundreds of  people gathered at a vigil in North Stonington Friday night for two young boys who were killed by their grandmother Tuesday. Debra Denison, picked up her grandsons, Alton, 2, and...

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Firefighters Admitted to Sex With Teens: Warrant

The former chief of of the Coventry Volunteer Fire Department admitted to having a sexual relationship with a teenage junior firefighter and impregnating the girl, according to an arrest affidavit....

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Help Offered After La Renaissance Foreclosure

There is a growing ripple effect from the foreclosure underway for banquet hall La Renaissance in East Windsor.  Several school districts may be left in the lurch after putting down hundreds of dollars...

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Top News Photos of the Week

Pope Benedict XVI: From the balcony window of the Pontifical summer residence, Pope Benedict XVI waved to a cheering crowd gathered to see him on the day he end his pontificate, Thursday, Feb. 28,...

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"East Coast Rapist" Receives More Than 3 Life Sentences

The man known as the East Coast Rapist was sentenced Friday to three terms of life in prison plus 80 years. Aaron Thomas of Connecticut pleaded guilty in November to two counts of rape and three counts...

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Beauty Queen "Terrified" by Suspect in Rape Case

A California beauty queen has claimed she was a potential victim of a man charged with raping a woman he met on a Christian dating website. Sean Banks, 37, of Del Mar, is accused of raping a woman he...

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Door-to-Door Salesman Saves Woman From Fire

A door-to-door salesman selling home fire alarms noticed smoke coming from a Garland home, heard a woman screaming and broke a window to rescue her. Kaeriel Evans, 18, who has Down syndrome, was inside...

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Attorney: Nothing Points to Dead Lottery Winner's Wife

The sign said "open" but the doors were locked Friday at the north side cleaners lottery winner Urooj Khan owned and his wife, Shabana Ansari continues to operate. An employee said she was not there,...

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Hearings Set for State Bills Mandating Tree Care

 A state legislative panel will be holding a public hearing on two bills that would impose new mandates on property owners to take care of their trees.        The Judiciary Committee has scheduled the...

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Road Closed for Hours After Fatal Accident in Bloomfield

  Route 189 in Bloomfield was closed for hours this morning after a fatal two car accident according to police.   Police say that a Chevy Impala was driving north on Route 189 just over the Simsbury...

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Malloy to Rally Support For UConn Proposals

Gov. Dannel Malloy is gathering with University of Connecticut students this week to rally support for his proposals to strengthen the sciences and boost enrollment at the state's flagship university....

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