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Missing Fla. Boys May Have Been Abducted by Father: Officials

Two boys missing from Tampa, Fla. and the people they’re believed to be with may be heading to or already in South Florida, the FBI said Friday. An Amber Alert was re-issued for Cole Hakken, 4, and...

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New York Aquarium Ready to Reopen After Sandy

The New York Aquarium is preparing to open for the first time since Sandy. Tom Llamas reports.

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Fare Increases Possible on Two CT River Ferries

The state Department of Transportation is holding two public meetings to discuss plans to increase fares on two Connecticut River ferries.   Under the proposal, vehicle fares for the Chester-Hadlyme...

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Quinnipiac Students Roll Up Sleeves for "Big Event"

More than 1,000 Quinnipiac University students rolled up their sleeves Saturday, for a day of community service. The students’ community service was part of a nationwide effort  for universities...

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Sales of Assault Weapons Skyrocket in Maryland

The sale of military-style weapons in Maryland has skyrocketed because of the concern they'll will be banned once the strict gun control bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly Thursday goes into...

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Firefighters Fight Brush Fire in Burlington

Fire crews responded to a  working brush fire in the area of Upson and Covey Roads Saturday afternoon. Tankers from Unionville and Burlington helped transport water. Tunxis and Harwinton tankers also...

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Chicago to Pay $55K to Tasered Pregnant Woman

The city of Chicago will reportedly pay a $55,000 settlement to a woman who claimed she was shocked with a stun gun while eight months pregnant, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Tiffany Rent, 31,...

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Police Capture Escaped Inmate

Police have captured escaped inmate Lori Beyus according to officials from the York Correctional Institution. State police were searching for the 49-year-inmate who escaped from prison grounds around...

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NYC Man Falls on Broken Glass During Fight, Bleeds to Death

Police say a man bled to death outside a New York City restaurant after he fell on a broken bottle during an argument early Saturday.   Witnesses tell police two men were involved in a dispute inside...

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Thousands Seeking Immigration Reform Rally in Miami

Thousands of people took to the street of Miami on Saturday to demand comprehensive immigration reform. The Miami rally,  one of many staged around the country Saturday, came days before lawmakers in...

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Danbury Road Race Supports Newtown First Responders

About 1,500 runners gathered on a beautiful morning to get their exercise and give back to the community. The ninth annual Stratton Faxon Danbury half marathon, 5K and children's race, held Sunday,...

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Connecticut's 169 Towns Competing to Draw Tourism

Connecticut's 169 towns are competing with each other to promote tourism in the state. Residents can vote for their favorite town on the state's "Visit Connecticut" Facebook page. Destinations,...

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Plainfield Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash

A 26-year-old motorcyclist was injured after plowing into a car on Norwich Road around 9 p.m. Saturday night. Stanley Paplasky, of 72 Cemetary Road, Plainfield, drove through the intersection of...

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Waterbury Woman Killed in Car Accident

A Waterbury woman died after losing control of her Nissan Murano and crashing into another car on Thomaston Avenue early Saturday morning, police said. Twenty-eight-year-old Mallory Mailhot was driving...

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20-Year-Old Milford Woman Dies in Crash on Rt. 7

A 20-year-old Milford woman died in a car crash on Route 7 in Brookfield early Sunday morning. Marina Callisen, of Milford, was driving northbound near exit 11 at 1 a.m. Sunday when her car drifted...

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Motorcycle Driver Killed in Hit and Run

A motorcyclist died in a hit-and-run crash in Bridgeport Sunday afternoon, police said. Two motorcycles were driving together on Boston Avenue Sunday afternoon. One motorcycle collided with a pickup...

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Teen Dies in Danbury Crash

Police are investigating a crash on Route 7 that killed a 19-year-old Danbury woman. Mayra Tenesaca was driving southbound on Route 7 when she swerved across the on-ramp at exit 7. Her car crossed onto...

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Starvation, Not Radiation Likely Affecting Calif. Sea Lion Pups

More than 1,000 ailing sea lion pups have washed ashore in Southern California over the past three months, and a national fisheries expert says a lack of food source is likely the cause, not radiation...

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The Life and Times of Margaret Thatcher

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died of a stroke at age 87. Thatcher was Britain's first female prime minister. The conservative leader led Britain from 1979 to 1990 and was a close...

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Woman Charged With Eyeglass Frames Thefts

An East Windsor woman accused of stealing eyeglass frames has been arrested in South Windsor and charged with larceny in the fourth degree. South Windsor police arrested Bernice Tompkins, 47, of Broad...

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