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Zoo Locked Down After Hyenas Escape Enclosure

The San Diego Zoo was placed on lockdown Friday night after two striped hyenas escaped from their enclosure, zoo officials confirmed. A source who wishes to remain anonymous told NBC 7 the incident...

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Pedestrians Struck after St. Patrick's Day Parade

Three people were struck by a hit-and-run driver after the St. Patricks's Day Parade in Hartford, Saturday afternoon. Shortly after the accident, State Police apprehended the driver on I-91 in...

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Fatal Crash Closes I-84E in Willington

A fatal multi-vehicle crash closed I-84 East in Willington Saturday night, according to state police. Authorities said a  bus, tractor trailer and car were involved in the crash between exits 71 and 72...

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3-Year-Old Hit by Car in Canton

Police are investigating a car crash that injured a 3-year-old in Canton on Sunday morning. The child was hit by a car driven by a family member in the parking lot outside Valley Sports Center, at 310...

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Masked Man Robs Bristol Whole Donut: Cops

Bristol police are investigating a robbery at a donut shop after a man wearing surgical gloves and a mask stole cash on Sunday night. Police said the man walked into the Whole Donut, at 2 Burlington...

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11 Hurt in Drive-By Shooting in D.C.

Eleven people were injured in a drive-by shooting in the nation's capital early Monday. Authorities said someone in an older blue BMW opened fire on a crowd of people outside an apartment building on...

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Prepping the Sistine Chapel for Papal Conclave

Final preparations for meetings inside the Sistine Chapel to choose a new pope include laying a temporary floor and placing dozens of tables and chairs where cardinals will meet. Robert Kovacik reports...

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Injuries Reported in Glastonbury Crash

Injuries are reported in a two-car head-on crash at Hebron Avenue and Manchester Road in Glastonbury on Monday morning. Ambulances were called to the scene. The road was closed briefly and the cars are...

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Waterbury Man Accused of Damaging High School Fields

A 33-year-old Waterbury man accused of causing damage to fields at Wilby High School with an ATV on Sunday appeared in court on Monday and must post a $750 cash bond to get out of prison. Police said...

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World's Best Dunk? DeAndre Jordan's Dunk Sets Social Media Ablaze

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Vinny Del Negro has been vocal about his team's intensity this season. He wanted nuts. Well, he got nuts. If a 129-97 mauling of the Pistons wasn't enough for the...

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Woodward to Speak at ECSU

Award-winning journalist and author Bob Woodward will be at Eastern Connecticut State University this week to be the final speakers at the 2012-13 Arts and Lecture Series. Woodward, a 1965 Yale...

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Deaf Man Beaten and Robbed in West Haven

Police are investigating the robbery of a hearing-impaired man in West Haven early Sunday morning. The man was walking near the intersection of West Spring Street and Stevens Avenue around 4:15 a.m....

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Thousands of Gun Rights Advocates Voice Concerns

Thousands of gun rights advocates, including the state's gun manufacturers, filled the halls of the Legislative Office Building on Monday in an effort to put pressure on state lawmakers to vote against...

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Harriet Beecher Stowe House Named a National Landmark

Harriet Beecher Stowe’s best-known work is her anti-slavery novel “Uncle  Tom’s Cabin,” but the prolific author is of national importance because she was a significant reformer for a wide variety of...

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Betting Site Intrade Shuts Down

Online betting site Intrade announced late Sunday that it has stopped trading on its website after the company said it had discovered "financial irregularities." "With sincere regret we must inform you...

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Shelton Police Investigating Death of 2-Month Old

Shelton police are investigating the death of a 2-month-old baby boy. Police said the infant’s mother called 911 at 7:30 a.m. to report that her son was not breathing. Police responded to the Howe...

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Google Doodle Celebrates Douglas Adams' 61st Birthday

English "Hitchhiker's Guide" series author Douglas Adams was immortalized in a Google Doodle on Monday that celebrates his 61st birthday. The writer is most famous for "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the...

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America's Cardinals

America has sent 11 cardinals to cast votes in the papal conclave. Chances are slim that any will become pope, but the numbers reflect the U.S. contingent's rising influence. Click for a closer look at...

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Mail Carrier Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charge

A Danbury letter carrier who was charged with possession and distribution of child porn in August has pleaded guilty to one count of receipt and distribution of child pornography. According to the U.S....

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National Shooting Sports Foundation to Donate 2,500 Gun Safety Locks

The National Shooting Sports Foundation, based in Newtown, will donate 2,500 gun safety locks to Bridgeport, Stratford, Fairfield and Waterbury to be distributed to residents, free of charge.   “During...

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