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Scholarships, Funds Set Up in Honor of Newtown Victims

Several scholarships have been set up in honor of the victim's of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting. Ana Marquez-Greene Music Scholarship Fund Western Connecticut State University has set up a...

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Parents of Survivors Set Up Fund

The parents of children who survived the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown are the friends and neighbors of families going through immense grief and they have set up a fund to help...

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Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Stafford

State police are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian in Stafford on Monday night. A person was struck and killed by a car on Crystal Lake Road at Cemetery Road. State police have not...

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Dogs Bring Comfort to Newtown

A church group from Chicago has brought 10 "therapy dogs" to Newtown to help bring smiles to the grief stricken.

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Dick’s Stops Selling Guns Near Newtown

The gun racks at Dick’s Sporting Goods in Danbury are empty out of respect for victims of the tragedy in Newtown. The Danbury store is the closest one to Newtown, 13 and a half miles away from Sandy...

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Newtown Man Kept Children Safe After They Escaped Shooting

Gene Rosen gestures as he speaks during an interview with the Associated Press, Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. On the day of the shooting, Rosen took in four girls and two boys that were...

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Instagram Can Sell Your Photos Under New Policy

If the picture in that ad looks familiar, that soon could be because it's one you took and shared on Instagram. With its sweeping new terms of service, the photo sharing app claims the right to use and...

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#26Acts of Kindness for Newtown

In response to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, people are committing random acts of kindness in honor of the shooting victims. It started with a Tweet from Ann Curry, of NBC...

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Newtown School Closed After Threat

Head O’Meadow School, an elementary school in Newtown, is closed after the school received a threat on Tuesday, according to the superintendent. Public schools in Newtown were scheduled to open two...

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"Autism and Craziness Have Nothing to do with Each Other"

In the wake of the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, some local parents are speaking out to dispel myths about what is commonly known as Asperger's Disorder, which has...

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Newtown Florists Craft Bouquets Through Tears

The tragedy in Newtown has touched people across the world: one florist says his phone has been ringing off the hook with people wanting to express their sympathies. With a heavy heart, Bob Sabia...

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Crash Closes George Street in Middletown

George Street in Middletown will be closed until further notice because of a rollover crash involving two vehicles.  The crash happened at George and Washington streets, according to police. The state...

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Greg McElroy Named Jets Quarterback

The inevitable has happened.  Less than 24 hours after a five turnover performance in the Jets' 14-10 loss to the Titans, the team has decided that Mark Sanchez is no longer their starting quarterback....

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Emilie Parker's Father: "Remember These Beautiful Children"

The family of 6-year-old Emilie Parker, who was killed in the Connecticut school shooting, has been humbled by "countless kind gestures, words and prayers" since the tragedy, her father said. "Remember...

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Allison Wyatt: Turned Home Into an Art Studio

Allison Wyatt was a sweet, smart little girl who would turn parts of her family’s Newtown home into an art studio by taping her pictures to the walls, her family said in a statement. For her six short...

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Driver Killed in Middletown Dump Truck Crash

A dump truck driver was killed in crash on Washington Street in Middletown Tuesday. The truck was traveling downhill on Washington Street around 1:30 p.m. when it ran a red light at George Street,...

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Newtown Teacher's Aide Died Cradling Dying Student

Stories of beauty and selflessness in the face of horror continue to trickle out in the wake of last week's mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. The latest is the story of Anne Marie Murphy, an aide...

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Student Charged With Breach of Peace Over Pellet Gun Incident: Police

Plainfield police have charged a 13-year-old boy with breach of peace after getting a report of a child at a bus stop with a pellet gun, police said. Police received a call at 7:50 a.m. from a...

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McDonald’s Eyes Christmas Day as Sales Opportunity: Report

Looking to fulfill that McRib craving this Christmas? Well, there could be a McDonald’s store open near you on Dec. 25. Christmas, traditionally a day when many businesses close, could be McDonald's...

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"The Voice" Crowns Cassadee Pope

Cassadee Pope was named the Season 3 champion of "The Voice," after surviving more than three months of weekly scrutiny from packed houses, national television audiences and four certified music stars,...

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