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The Push to Make Gun Trafficking a Federal Crime

A bipartisan group of Connecticut senators and congressmen are hoping to make gun trafficking a federal crime. NBC Connecticut's Ryan Hanrahan has the story.

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Homeowners Must Decide Whether to Sell, Rebuild or Demolish

Houses along the shoreline in Milford and Fairfield Beach look nearly the same as they did four months ago, when they were damaged by Superstorm Sandy, but residents are now considering whether to...

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Malloy to Hold Public Forum Wednesday Night

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is going back out on the road to meet face-to-face with Connecticut residents. The Democrat announced Monday he plans to kick off a series of community forums to discuss "the...

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Brennan Nomination to Head CIA Clears Committee

The Senate Intelligence Committee voted Tuesday to approve President Barack Obama's pick to lead the CIA after winning a behind-the-scenes battle with the White House over access to a series of...

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Boy Suspended for Pointing Gun-Shaped Breakfast Pastry

A 7-year-old Maryland boy is expected back in class Tuesday after being suspended over a breakfast pastry. The student at Park Elementary School in Glen Burnie, Md., called his dad to pick him up...

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3 Arrested After Stolen Boat Runs Aground

Authorities were at first dispatched on Monday morning to save a wayward sailboat off the northern California coastal city of Pacifica. But hours into the odd rescue, the three aboard a sailboat named...

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Basketball Helps 400-Pound Teen Slim Down

A North Texas teenager who weighed nearly 400 pounds as a high school junior dropped 180 pounds with the help of his love for basketball. Kevin Madison's journey first started with another sport. He...

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Support for Drivers' Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

Drivers' licenses for undocumented immigrants could become reality if a proposed bill becomes law. More than 2,000 people showed up to a Transportation Committee hearing at Wilbur Cross High School in...

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Baylor Student Dies Rehearsing Backflip

An 18-year-old Baylor University freshman died Sunday in a bizarre accident while doing a backflip, the private Texas school said in a statement. Kevin Signo, a pre-biology student, was rehearsing...

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Metal Thieves Strike at CL&P: Cops

Plainfield Police arrested two men early Tuesday morning accused of trying to steal wire from the fenced-in storage yard of the Connecticut Light and Power building on Cemetery Road. When police...

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Two Charged With Trying to Steal Copper in Bristol

Bristol police arrested two men accused of trying to steal copper piping from a local residence on Monday night. Police, including a K-9 officer, responded to a report of a burglary in progress at 142...

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Home Health Aide Left Feces in Client’s Appliances: Reports

A home health aide from Fairfield was arrested, accused of leaving feces in her former employer’s appliances after she was laid off, according to several reports. Fiona Clarke, 40 of Fairfield, was...

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Darrelle Revis Isn't Talking Jets For Life Anymore

All through his tenure with the Jets, no matter how rancorous things might have been with the team, Darrelle Revis has always maintained that he wanted to be a Jet from his first cigarette to his last...

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Burned Dog Needs Help

Waterbury Police are investigating a disturbing case of animal abuse after finding a dog severely burned in a parking lot. Animal control officers found Precious, a 1-year-old pit bull mix, around 9...

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Pilot Spots Possible Unmanned Aircraft Near JFK: FAA

The FAA says it's investigating a report of a small, possibly unmanned aircraft near New York's Kennedy Airport. A pilot of an international airline was on the final approach to Runway 31 at about 1:15...

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Enfield Teen Reported Missing

Police have issued a Silver Alert for Brandon Rosa, a 17-year-old Enfield teen, who was last seen on Monday. Police said Brandon is an endangered runaway and was last seen in the Thompsonville area. He...

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Forbes' Billionaire Club Boasts 210 New Super Rich Members

It was a record-setting year for the billionaire club. Forbes' 2013 list of billionaires was published on Monday and it includes a record 1,426 billionaires with an aggregate net worth of $5.4...

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Adam Carolla, Podcasters Enlist Congress to Fight "Patent Trolls"

A lawsuit launched from a small Texas town is taking aim at Adam Corolla and the future of podcasting, inspiring Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and others to call on Congress for help. In January, a...

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Virgil’s Barbecue to Open at Mohegan

This spring, Mohegan Sun will add to its restaurant selection with the opening of Virgil’s Real Barbecue. Virgil’s, established in New York City in 1994, has become famous for its barbecue ribs,...

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Route 97, Norwich Reopens After Fatal Crash

Baltic Road, also known as Route 97, in Norwich was closed because of a fatal crash on Tuesday. The driver of the car died, according to police.  Only one car was involved in the crash near Canterbury...

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