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Teen With Down Syndrome Treks to Everest Base Camp

A 15-year-old boy with a passion for sports and an infectious smile became the first person with Down syndrome to stand at the base camp of Mount Everest, and he’s returning to Southern California...

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Thousands Participate in Sandy Hook Benefit Run in Conn.

Thousands of people on Saturday participated in a 5K run to benefit the victims' families of the Sandy Hood Elementary School massacre in Hartford, Conn. Participants held a moment of silence, followed...

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After Sandy, Coney Island Ready for Visitors Again

After being devastated by Sandy, workers at Coney Island's Luna Park have worked for months to get ready for reopening. They've accomplished their goal but some neighborhood groups question how the...

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Highway Reopened After Fallen Tree

The Wilbur Cross Parkway Southbound in Orange is open after a fallen tree blocked the roadway Saturday afternoon. The incident happened between exits 57 and 56. Two cars sustained damage after they...

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Ansonia Cop Saves Choking Baby

An Ansonia police officer is being hailed a hero after saving a choking, 8-day-old baby. It was Wednesday afternoon, just after feeding time when Jayni Alvarez and her fiance, William Perez heard...

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Three Wounded in Bridgeport Shooting

  Bridgeport Police are investigating a triple shooting that left three people injured early Saturday morning.   Police responded to the area of Expressions Café at 1425 Boston Ave. around 1:30 a.m....

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Police Rescue Boy Trapped in Mud

A 9-year-old boy is alive thanks to the heroic efforts of several police officers.  On Saturday, around 3:45 p.m., police were dispatched to a home on Billows Drive in East Greenwich, New Jersey. When...

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Out-of-Control Car Lands on Neighbor's Roof in L.A. Suburb

A man in a suburb of Los Angeles lost control of his vehicle Saturday, sending the car down an embankment and landing on a neighbor's roof. After the vehicle in Glendale, California came to a stop on...

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Fatal Accident in Cheshire

Cheshire police are investigating after a fatal accident early Sunday morning. Police responded to Jinny Hill Road around 1 a.m. this morning in the area of Radmire Road and Crestwood Drive for a...

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Endangered Giraffe Born In CT

A rare, nearly 6-foot-tall giraffe listed as an endangered animal has been born in a Connecticut conservation center. According to The Greenwich Times, Petal, a 6-year-old  giraffe gave birth to a...

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New Sinkhole in Same Fla. Town Where Man Was Killed

Just weeks after a sinkhole swallowed a Florida man, killing him in his sleep in his Seffner home, another sinkhole has opened between two houses in the same town. The latest sinkhole appeared on...

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4 Injured in Wallingford Car Crash

Four people were injured Sunday evening in an accident on Route 68 and Barnes Road in Wallingford. Police got the call at 4:16 p.m., and said it was a head on collision between two cars, one of them...

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Newtown Residents Frustrated Over NRA Robocalls

Several people in Newtown have been on the receiving end of robocalls from the National Rifle Association. The calls started last week and many people on the other end of line are furious. The National...

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5-State Search for Missing Brown U. Student

A student from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island has been missing for more than a week and the Federal Bureau of Investigation is helping in a five-state search, according to the Providence...

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Dramatic Photos: NCAA Tournament 2013

Florida Gulf Coast's Sherwood Brown, center, celebrates with teammates after their 81-71 upset win over San Diego State in a third-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament. Florida Gulf...

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Lawmakers Consider Banning Teens from Tanning Beds

State lawmakers on Monday will debate whether to ban teenagers from using indoor tanning beds. The public health committee will vote on the bill, which would prohibit anyone under 18 from using indoor...

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Newtown Residents Complain About NRA Robocalls

Several people in Newtown have been on the receiving end of robocalls from the National Rifle Association. The calls started last week and many people on the other end of line are furious. The National...

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Amputee Veteran in War Games

In this Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, photo, actors playing the roles of U.S. military personnel are wounded by a improvised explosive device during a training session at Strategic Operations where "reality...

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Police Trying to ID People in Milford Fight

Milford Police are trying to identify several people who were involved in a fight in Milford Center in February. On Monday, police released three photos from a public disturbance reported at 1:52 a.m....

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A Wyvern and a Prom Invite on Today Show

The Kingswood Oxford high school mascot is aiming for a national title and received some extra national attention this morning thanks to a brief appearance on the Today Show. The school mascott, a...

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