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Exchange Owner ICE to Buy NYSE for $8.2 Billion

The New York Stock Exchange is being sold to a rival exchange for about $8 billion, ending more than two centuries of independence for the iconic Big Board. IntercontinentalExchange Inc., an upstart...

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Newtown Continues Grim Routine, Lays 5 More to Rest

A season that should be a time of joy has been marked by heart-wrenching loss in Newtown, as more victims from the massacre of 20 children and six adults are laid to rest. On Thursday, five funerals...

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Mich. Schools Closed for Violence Fears, Apocalypse Rumors

Some Michigan schools will be shuttered on Friday, but it's not for snow. Schools in three Michigan counties are canceling classes Thursday and Friday, with one of them citing fears of violence after...

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Cory Booker: U.S. Senate "Would Be a Privilege"

Newark Mayor Cory Booker says he will not challenge New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in next year's gubernatorial race and will instead explore a run for U.S. Senate in 2014.   Booker, in a video posted...

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Meriden Police Seize Stolen Assault Rifle, Ammo

Meriden police said they have recovered a stolen Bushmaster assault rifle and ammunition. Police on Wednesday found two loaded 30-round magazines and a loaded 10-round magazine in a residence on...

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Out-of-State Family to Claim Body of Shooter's Mom

Connecticut's chief medical examiner said arrangements are being made out of state for the burial of the mother of Adam Lanza, the man who fatally shot 20 children and six adults in a Newtown...

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Family of Josephine Gay Releases Statement

On Friday, December 14, 2012, our beautiful daughter, Josephine Grace Gay, was killed in an unimaginable tragedy at her elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Joey, many of her friends, teachers,...

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Donations Pour Into Newtown Shops

A blanket of sorrow hovers over Newtown, but people from all over are reaching out with acts of kindness because they want to help a community grieving after the school shooting. Someone from Virginia...

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Bridgeport Shuts Down 10 Illegal Massage Parlors

Bridgeport police said they closed down 10 illegal massage parlors in the city during a daylong sweep on Wednesday. “As a community and police department we won’t tolerate these types of...

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School Shooting Prompts Biggest Gun Buyback in Bridgeport History

The city of Bridgeport will hold a special gun buy-back event on Saturday, Dec. 22 in an effort to get dangerous weapons off the street and out of homes. On Friday morning, Mayor Bill Finch and Police...

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2012 in Ninety Seconds

From the Costa Concordia disaster, Petraeus scandal and movie theater massacre to President Obama’s re-election, Kate’s baby news and “Gangnam Style,” here’s a look at the biggest stories of the year...

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Google Unveils iTunes Match Competitor -- For Free

Nothing like a little Christmas capitalism. Google this week launched a service designed to compete with Apple -- but for free. Google Music users will be able to store music online in a cloud for...

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Retired Olympic Runner Admits to Working as Escort

Three-time Olympian runner Suzy Favor Hamilton has admitted leading a double life as an escort. She apologized Thursday after a report by The Smoking Gun website said she had been working as a...

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Storms Coming

A potent storm system will create weather issues for us later tonight and tomorrow. So far, this storm has produced several feet of snow in the Rockies, blizzard conditions in the Midwest, severe...

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Newington High School Threat Does Not Appear Credible: Police

Newington Police said they received information on Thursday indicating that a student might have made verbal threats regarding Newington High School. After investigating, police said there does not...

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It's Going to Be a Very Silly Jets Offseason

If you were to imagine the most ridiculous phone call an NFL general manager could receive, it would probably sound a little something like this:  "Hey, Jim, it's Mike Tannenbaum from the Jets. I was...

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Nancy Lanza's Family Holds Funeral

A private funeral was held Thursday for the mother of the gunman who killed 20 first-graders and six adults at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school, a New Hampshire police source told NBC News. About two...

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Two Attempted Abductions in Bristol

Police are investigating two incidents of attempted child abduction, said officials. According to investigators a nine-year-old boy was riding his scooter at the intersection of Beths Ave and Kathern...

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Bells Toll for Newtown Victims

Church bells across the country rang 26 times Friday morning—one for each of the victims killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School —to mark the one-week anniversary of the Connecticut shootings. Gov....

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New Milford Schools Closed Friday

For students in New Milford, winter break is starting a day early. The New Milford school district decided to cancel classes Friday because of potential threats. Police determined the rumors were not...

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