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Girls Can't Wear Tuxedos to Prom, High School Says

Students at a high school in California are being told they must wear gender-specific attire to prom and for yearbook photos, prompting the American Civil Liberties Union to demand district officials...

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White House Warns of Possible Easter Egg Roll Cancellation

The Easter Egg Roll could become another victim of the sequester, the White House warned Monday. A memo to members of Congress inviting them to attend the April 1 event at the White House included the...

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Wallingford Man Accused of Bomb Making

Police arrested a Wallingford man on Monday after finding several bomb-making materials in his bedroom, according to a news release from police. Nicholas Disanti, 23, of Field Drive in Wallingford, was...

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Highlights From Pope Francis' Installation

Pope Francis issued an appeal for the protection of the weak, the poor and the world environment Tuesday at a special Mass marking his installation as the new leader of the world's 1.2 billion Roman...

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DeLauro Attends Pope’s Installation

Among the thousands of people who were at the Vatican on Tuesday morning for the installation of Pope Francis is U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro. “I was honored to be a part of today’s historic...

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Truck Careens Off Highway, Narrowly Missing House

A FedEx truck landed just inches from a Wallingford house on Tuesday after the tractor-trailer went down an embankment off Interstate 91 North in Wallingford.  State police said slick and icy...

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Philadelphia Mayor Slams "White in Philly" Magazine Story

The issue of race in the City of Bortherly Love has come to the forefront after a recent Philadelphia Magazine cover story called “Being White in Philly.” The article, written by Bob Huber, a white...

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Plainville Parents Arrested After Teens Are Found Drunk

A mom and dad from Plainville have been arrested, accused of allowing dozens of teens to drink, some to the point of throwing up, during their daughter’s birthday party over the weekend. Police said 50...

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Connecticut Catholics Gather For Installation Mass

Dozens of people gathered at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Hartford to watch the installation of Pope Francis in Rome. They gathered inside the cathedral's chapel just before 4 a.m. EDT to watch the...

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Waterbury Man Charged With Sex Assault

A 29-year-old Waterbury man was arrested in Farmington on Monday and charged with sexual assault after a patrol officer found him in a van with a 13-year-old girl he’d met online, police said. An...

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LeBron James' Monster Dunk Kills Jason Terry on Wikipedia

King James rules over not just the basketball court, but also life and death -- on Wikipedia at least. During Monday's game between the Celtics and Heat, LeBron James hammered a monstrous dunk over...

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Cute, Rare Chicks Hatch at Bronx Zoo

Three rare maleo chicks have hatched at the Bronx Zoo in New York, making the zoo one of just two places in the world where the endangered birds can be found. The other is their native home on the...

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Chicago Mourns Slain 6-Month-Old Girl

Friends and family gathered Tuesday to remember a 6-month-old Chicago girl who was fatally shot last week while sitting on her father's lap. As Jonylah Watkins' family wept outside the chuch, her small...

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California Experiment Could Open Market for Online Courses

A California proposal to use online courses to soften a higher-education funding crisis has the rest of the country watching for lessons in how to deal with the rapid expansion of high-tech learning....

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Statue of Liberty to Reopen July 4

The Statue of Liberty will reopen to the public on July 4, more than nine months after Hurricane Sandy destroyed its docks, security screening system and energy infrastructure. New York Sen. Charles...

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Husband-Wife Shooting at Hospice

An elderly couple is dead in an apparent murder-suicide at a Lehigh Valley hospice. Elwood Osman shot his 83-year-old wife Mildred and then himself inside the Hospice Center of the Lehigh Valley...

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Man Taped Sex Abuse of Kids: Cops

A federal judge sentenced a Newtown man to 20 years in prison for sexually abusing a toddler and two other young girls and videotaping the abuse. Between 2006 and 2009, David Csanadi, 36, sexually...

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One Dead in Berlin Crash

One person was killed in a crash on Route 9 Northbound in Berlin Tuesday. Three cars were involved and at least one person was ejected, according to state police. Traffic was diverted off the highway...

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Was Connecticut First in Flight?

The Wright brothers have long held an esteemed position in history as the inventors of the airplane, but there is a growing debate that a Connecticut man might have beat them to it — and he is getting...

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Healthy Lunches Costing Milford Schools Big Money

The Milford School District is losing money now that it's serving healthier food to students. The district changed its lunchtime options this year to abide by the 2010 Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, but...

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