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Man With BB Gun Near Obama Motorcade Route Arrested: Cops

Bloomfield police took a man into custody on Monday afternoon when he was found with a BB gun  near the route President Barack Obama's motorcade was taking, according to police.  Police said on Monday...

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Cookie Monster Accused of Pushing Boy, 2, in Times Sq

Police arrested a man dressed as Cookie Monster in Times Square for allegedly pushing a 2-year-old Stamford boy after becoming angry the child's mother didn't give him a tip, the mother said.  The...

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Worker's Arm Severed in Gruesome Accident

An employee suffered a gruesome arm injury at a Hamden company Tuesday morning. Hamden police responded to Modern Materials at 2891 State Street around 11:15 a.m. for a report of a worker with an...

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Trooper Wounded in Shootout Released From Hospital

The state police trooper shot while trying to apprehend two robbery suspects on Monday has been identified as Det. Scott Wisner, a 21-year veteran of the Department. The incident began when Old...

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Body Found Behind Stratford McDonald's

Police are investigating the discovery of a body behind a McDonald's in Stratford on Tuesday.   "I heard something about body and disturbing so I came back down," said Courtney Christensen, who lives...

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Seymour Armed Bank Robbery Caught on Camera

Seymour police are investigating after a man walked into  Webster Bank this afternoon and demanded money from a teller.   Around 3 p.m.,  police received several 911 calls reporting a robbery in...

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Robin Kelly Easily Wins Congressional Race for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Former Seat

Robin Kelly will head to Washington, D.C. this week to become the next congresswoman from Illinois. With 76 percent of precincts reporting as of 8:30 p.m. local time, Kelly had earned 74 percent of the...

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Calif. Lawmakers Move to Curb Celeb "Swatting"

A bill that would increase penalties in "swatting" cases — placing false emergency calls in an effort to prompt a police response, often to a celebrity home — passed a California Senate committee...

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UConn Women Reign Again, Top Louisville 93-60

Connecticut forward Breanna Stewart (30) tries to hang on to the ball against Louisville guard Shoni Schimmel (23) and Louisville forward Sara Hammond (00) during first half of the national...

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Babysitter Accused of Kicking 1 Year Old

Police have charged a Rockville man with assaulting a 1-year-old baby he was babysitting. Mark Robert, 24, was arrested at his apartment on Oak Street on Monday. Robert resisted arrest and interfered...

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6 Potential Victims of Miss Porter’s Teacher: Warrant

Police said a former teacher and coach at the prestigious Miss Porter’s School for girls in Farmington is accused of sexually assaulting one teenage student and might have had inappropriate...

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Man Arrested for Threats Near White House

A man was arrested and charged with making felony threats after an investigation into a suspicious vehicle near the White House Wednesday morning. Krzyztof Wasik is being held by police. The scene of...

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Parents Accused of Kidnapping Kids, Fleeing to Cuba, Jailed in Tampa

The Florida couple accused of kidnapping their own children and fleeing to Cuba on a boat were booked into a Tampa jail early Wednesday morning after they were handed over to U.S. authorities. Sharyn...

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Group Travels to DC for Immigration Reform

A group is traveling from New Haven to Washington, DC this morning to lobby for federal immigration reform.   The local group is expected to join tens of thousands of people for a rally on Capitol Hill...

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Bristol Man Critically Injured in Southington Crash

A Bristol man is in critical condition after a crash just before 1:30 a.m. in Southington. Police said Michael Carlone, 30, of Bristol, lost control of his car on South End Road by Meriden Avenue at...

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Fire Damages Ledyard House

Two children and an adult got out of a single-family house on South Glenwood Road in Ledyard during a fire early Wednesday morning, but the residence is heavily damaged. The fire is under...

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Man Dies at Plainfield Town Hall Pool

A Danielson man is dead after an incident at the pool Plainfield Town Hall around 7 p.m. on Tuesday. The Plainfield Police Department responded to a report of a drowning at the public pool and learned...

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Grandmother, Grandson Hurt in ATV Accident

A grandmother and her 4-year-old grandson were injured when the ATV they were riding slammed into a garage in Vernon Tuesday. Police responded to Brandy Hill Road near Reservoir Road around 6:30 p.m.....

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Name This Seal Pup

A harbor seal that survived a life-threatening infection and a flipper amputation is now known as Pup 49, but Mystic Aquarium wants your help to find a more suitable name for her. Pup 49 is the seal's...

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Bristol Gun Maker Plans to Leave the State

PTR Industries, a Bristol company that makes semi-automatic rifles, plans to leave the state because of the state's new gun control laws and the company is calling for other gun businesses to leave...

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