November 7, 2013 8:04 PM
NORWICH, CONNECTICUT- A cat survived being shot with an arrow in an incident authorities described as target practice. The Mayor of Norwich says he was campaigning for re-election when he says he found the cat on the porch of a house. It had been shot with a 15-inch arrow. He... more »
September 8, 2013 10:27 AM
NEW YORK - A New York City street has been renamed in honor of a 6-year-old boy killed in the Connecticut elementary school massacre last year. Family and friends of Benjamin Wheeler gathered Saturday for a ceremony in Queens. A sign saying Benjamin Wheeler Place was added to the sign... more »
June 27, 2013 10:25 AM
BRISTOL, Conn. - A prosecutor says the arrest of a Connecticut man is linked to the murder investigation involving former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez. New Britain State's Attorney Brian Preleski says 27-year-old Carlos Ortiz was charged as a fugitive from justice and has waived extradition to Massachusetts. Prison... more »
May 20, 2013 8:46 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. - Railroad officials in Connecticut say the morning commute is going as well as can be expected following Friday's train collision that that injured 72 people and has shut down service.
Metro-North is using a fleet of 120 buses at the Bridgeport train station to help rail... more »
May 17, 2013 6:17 PM
FAIRFIELD, Conn. - A New York-area commuter railroad says two trains have collided in Connecticut, and there are preliminary reports of injuries. The Metro-North Railroad says emergency workers are arriving at the scene of Friday's accident. The rail line referred to it in a news release as a "major derailment."... more »
April 15, 2013 9:14 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. - The parents of a 6-year-old girl killed in the Newtown school shooting are seeking answers about what could lead a person to commit such violence. Jeremy Richman and Jennifer Hensel on Monday announced a scientific advisory board for the Avielle Foundation, which was established with the goal... more »
April 4, 2013 12:22 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut's governor has signed into law some of the country's tightest gun restrictions in response to December's shooting massacre at a Newtown school. The measure adds more than 100 firearms to the state's assault weapons ban and outlaws the sale of large-capacity ammunition magazines similar to the... more »
April 4, 2013 8:16 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut lawmakers have approved wide-ranging legislation in response to last year's deadly school shooting in Newtown, and the governor plans to sign it today. The bill includes gun control measures that ban the sales of large-capacity ammunition magazines and more than 100 weapons that previously were legal.... more »
February 21, 2013 6:54 AM
DANBURY, Conn. - Vice President Joe Biden plans to speak at a gun violence conference today, a few miles from the scene of last year's Newtown, Conn., school shooting massacre.
The conference is meant to push President Obama's gun control proposals. It was organized by members of Connecticut's congressional... more »
February 15, 2013 7:31 PM
The Presidential Citizens Medal, the nation's second-highest for a civilian, was awarded to six adults killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre in Connecticut. Each of the victims were represented by family members as President Obama recognized the educators' sacrifices. He read their names one-by-one, saying they gave their lives... more »
February 14, 2013 9:05 AM
STAMFORD, Conn.- A Connecticut man accused of biting off his cousin's ear lobe and swallowing it during a fight over loud music has pleaded not guilty to assault and other charges. Twenty-seven-year-old Emilio Mendoza, of Stamford, was arraigned Wednesday in Stamford Superior Court and ordered held on $50,000 bail. The... more »
January 24, 2013 12:29 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. - A suspended Roman Catholic priest in Connecticut has pleaded not guilty to federal drug charges accusing him of taking in more than $300,000 from sales of methamphetamines. The Connecticut Post reports that 61-year-old Kevin Wallin entered the pleas Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Hartford. Four other... more »
January 16, 2013 10:20 AM
WASHINGTON - Families of the victims of last month's shooting attack at a Connecticut elementary school have been invited to the White House today to see President Barack Obama outline an effort aimed at reducing gun violence. Obama's ideas include bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines --... more »
January 14, 2013 12:59 PM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Parents of Connecticut first-graders slain in last month's mass shooting have joined a new group in calling for a national dialogue to help prevent similar tragedies. Nicole Hockley's son Dylan was one of 20 first-graders and six adults killed a month ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School.... more »
January 11, 2013 7:02 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut's chief medical examiner says he doubts toxicological tests and genetic analysis of the body of the gunman who fatally shot 20 children and six educators at an elementary school will explain his actions.
The Hearst Connecticut Media Group reports that Dr. H. Wayne Carver II,... more »
January 8, 2013 12:41 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. - The state of Connecticut is giving $500,000 to businesses in Newtown that say they lost money because of the fallout from the school shooting there last month. The grant will help businesses that were hurt by road closings and entrances blocked by traffic, parked vehicles and crowds... more »
January 3, 2013 8:41 PM
BATON ROUGE - When shots rang out at a Connecticut school, killing kids and teachers, emotions rippled throughout the country.
In Louisiana, the Fusion Center at State Police Headquarters is on alert.
"You had a huge number of lives that were lost. It was senseless," said State Police... more »
January 3, 2013 6:28 PM
BATON ROUGE - Phillip Syas, chaplain of the Baton Rouge City Constable's office, recently visited Newtown, Conn. to lend a helping hand and offer the word of God to those suffering with loss.
Syas told News 2 today his trip changed him forever.
"It was so overwhelming, it... more »
January 3, 2013 1:07 PM
BATON ROUGE - The chaplain for the Baton Rouge City Constable's Office traveled to Newtown, Conn. after the Sandy Hook shootings to lend support in the wake of the tragedy.
Deputy Phillip Syas attended a candlelight vigil for the 26 victims, visited with the Newtown Police Department and spoke... more »
January 2, 2013 1:19 PM
MONROE, Conn.- The children who escaped last month's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., have been welcomed with their parents at a school in a neighboring town that was overhauled specially for them. And their new school is being renamed for their old one. Newtown Schools Superintendent... more »
January 2, 2013 8:40 AM
MONROE, Conn. - The children who escaped last month's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., have been welcomed with their parents at a school in a neighboring town that was overhauled specially for them. And their new school is being renamed for their old one. Newtown Schools... more »
January 1, 2013 10:39 AM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Classes are starting Thursday at a repurposed school for students who survived a shooting rampage three weeks ago in Newtown, Conn. Desks have been taken to the new building in nearby Monroe along with backpacks and other belongings left behind in the chaos following the Dec. 14... more »
December 31, 2012 8:17 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. - The father of the gunman who killed 26 people in a Connecticut school shooting has claimed his son's body.
A spokesman for the family said Monday that Peter Lanza claimed the remains of Adam Lanza. He didn't say when the remains were claimed.
The 20-year-old... more »
December 21, 2012 9:19 AM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Bells have rung throughout a Connecticut town to commemorate the moment one week ago when a gunman began a shooting rampage at an elementary school that killed 20 children and six adults.
Gov. Dannel Malloy and other officials led a moment of silence after the ringing... more »
December 20, 2012 11:12 PM
BATON ROUGE- Governor Bobby Jindal asked the state to observe a moment of silence, to honor the victims of a school shooting on Connecticut.
The silence is set for 9:30 A.M. local time. Twenty-six people were killed, many elementary school children, when a gunman opened fire inside a school... more »
December 20, 2012 9:56 AM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - More funerals and a memorial service are scheduled to be held in Connecticut and New York for students and teachers killed by a gunman at an elementary school.
Funerals are scheduled Thursday in Connecticut for 7-year-old Grace McDonnell and 6-year-olds Benjamin Andrew Wheeler, Catherine Violet Hubbard,... more »
December 19, 2012 1:25 PM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - For a third straight day, funeral processions are rolling through a grieving Connecticut town. The first of today's funerals in Newtown for victims of Friday's shootings at an elementary school was for 7-year-old Daniel Barden. He was the youngest of three children, and his family says he... more »
December 19, 2012 11:22 AM
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is asking a team led by Vice President Joe Biden to offer "concrete proposals" to curb gun violence no later than January, in the aftermath of the horrific massacre at a Connecticut elementary school. Obama says after he receives recommendations from Biden's group, he will... more »
December 18, 2012 4:21 PM
WASHINGTON - The National Rifle Association is breaking its silence four days after a school shooting in Newtown, Conn., where 26 were killed, including 20 children. The nation's largest gun rights organization made its first public statements Tuesday after a self-imposed media blackout that left many wondering how it would... more »
December 18, 2012 10:18 AM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Family members have gathered for the first of eight funerals for school shooting victims to be held at a Catholic church in Newtown, Conn. A motorcade of dozens of vehicles led by police motorcycles accompanied the family of 6-year-old James Mattioli to St. Rose of Lima on... more »
December 17, 2012 2:01 PM
UNDATED - Most of the nation fell back into the familiar routine of dropping off children at school, as teachers and parents wrestled with how best to quell children's fears after the killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. School districts across the U.S. increased patrols and security... more »
December 17, 2012 10:40 AM
UNDATED - The New England Patriots silenced their "End Zone Militia" Sunday night, taking the muskets away from the Revolutionary War re-enactors who fire in the air to celebrate every score. The memory of the Connecticut school shootings was still too fresh for the sight of weapons and the smell... more »
December 17, 2012 10:34 AM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Authorities say the Connecticut elementary school where a gunman shot to death 26 people will be closed indefinitely while the crime is investigated. State police Lt. Paul Vance said Monday at a news conference that it could be months before police turn the school in Newtown, Conn.,... more »
December 16, 2012 9:44 AM
BATON ROUGE- Jim's Firearms in Baton Rouge was packed Saturday. The popular gunshop even ran out of of parking spaces.
"There's just a wide variety of people that come in here and here different things or read it on the internet. Kinda come in half cocked and don't know... more »
December 14, 2012 6:54 PM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Police aren't saying what may have motivated a man to open fire inside two classrooms at a Connecticut elementary school today, but a law enforcement official who has been briefed on the investigation says the gunman was believed to suffer from a personality disorder. Twenty-six people, including... more »
December 14, 2012 5:44 PM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - The man suspected of gunning down more than two dozen people in a small town in Connecticut is the son of a teacher at the elementary school where the killings occurred, and his mother is presumed to be among the dead. Police say Adam Lanza apparently drove... more »
December 14, 2012 5:06 PM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - A law enforcement official briefed on the investigation of the Connecticut school massacre says the brother of the gunman has been "extremely cooperative" and is not under arrest. The official tells The Associated Press that Ryan Lanza, of Hoboken, N.J., is still be being questioned but is... more »
December 14, 2012 4:15 PM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Schoolchildren and their parents are describing the scene at a Connecticut elementary school today, as teachers locked doors and ordered the children to huddle in the corner or hide in closets. Shots rang through the building, as a gunman killed 26 people, including 20 children. One man... more »
December 14, 2012 3:15 PM
WASHINGTON - A law enforcement official says the suspect in the Connecticut school shootings is 20-year-old Adam Lanza, the son of a teacher at the school where the shootings occurred. A second law enforcement official says the boy's mother, Nancy Lanza, is presumed dead. The first official says Adam Lanza's... more »
December 14, 2012 2:58 PM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Police say 27 people were killed in the shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, including the gunman, and one person died at another scene. The dead at the school include 20 children. The gunman opened fire Friday morning inside a school where his mother worked. He blasted... more »
December 14, 2012 2:40 PM
WASHINGTON - As a father, President Barack Obama says, he's grieving for the victims of today's school shooting in Connecticut. His remarks to the nation from the White House today were emotional ones, as Obama wiped his eyes and had to pause for several seconds to keep his composure. He... more »
December 14, 2012 2:01 PM
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will speak from the White House briefing room about the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school. The president's comments will be at 3:15 EST Friday. They will be his first on the incident, which has left at least 27 people dead, including 18 children.... more »
December 14, 2012 1:54 PM
RICHMOND, Va. - Saying his state still has painful memories from the mass April 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech, the governor extended his sympathies to Connecticut following an elementary school massacre. Gov. Bob McDonnell said his thoughts and prayers are with the families affected by Friday's shootings at Sandy Hook... more »
December 14, 2012 12:55 PM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Family members are relaying what children told them about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Stephen Delgiadice says his 8-year-old daughter heard two big bangs and teachers told her to get in a corner. His daughter is fine. He says the shooting is... more »
December 14, 2012 12:47 PM
WASHINGTON - The White House says President Barack Obama has been briefed on a shooting at a Connecticut elementary school Friday morning. Press Secretary Jay Carney says the president was first informed about the incident by his counterterrorism adviser John Brennan. Carney says Obama will continue to receive regular updates... more »
December 14, 2012 12:43 PM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - More information is emerging about the suspect in today's Connecticut elementary school shootings. A law enforcement official identifies him as 24-year-old Ryan Lanza. Another official who was briefed on the shooting says the gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound -- and that one of the victims... more »
December 14, 2012 11:06 AM
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Law enforcement sources said at least 27 people were killed in a mass shooting at a Connecticut school, including 18 children.
State Police said in a press briefing at noon that the shooter was dead, the scene secure and the public was not in further danger.... more »
December 7, 2012 12:40 PM
BETHEL, Conn. - A 46-year-old Connecticut man and his 23-year-old daughter have been arrested on incest allegations after police say DNA tests showed he was the father of both the woman and her baby. An arrest warrant affidavit says George Sayers and Tiffany Hartford, of Bethel, were charged Monday with... more »
December 5, 2012 12:53 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. - Pioneering jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck has died. Russell Gloyd, Brubeck's manager, says he died Wednesday morning of heart failure, after being stricken while on his way to a cardiology appointment with his son. He would have turned 92 on Thursday. The Dave Brubeck Quartet's pieces... more »
November 12, 2012 12:56 PM
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - Police in Connecticut say a man stole a car used to deliver Chinese food and continued dropping off orders so he could keep the customers' money. Keith Hinds was charged on Friday with larceny, possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana, possession of drug... more »
October 8, 2012 7:25 PM
An 83-year-old man fell to his death off an elevated highway in Connecticut while trying to help a driver whose car had rolled over. Richard Herron jumped over the center median of I-84 in Hartford to avoid a big rig that was nearing the crash scene and may have not... more »
October 4, 2012 3:02 PM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - An attorney for a Connecticut man who fatally shot his son says state police want access to his computer and phone to try to determine why the boy was out at night wearing a ski mask and armed with a knife.
Gene Zingaro says his... more »
September 19, 2012 12:59 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. - A former Navy submarine commander has been found in violation of the military's criminal code for having an affair with a woman and faking his own death to end the relationship. A Navy spokeswoman says Cmdr. Michael P. Ward II has received a letter of reprimand for... more »
July 5, 2012 7:47 PM
The Navy's inspector general for the Atlantic submarine force says allegations of widespread cheating on exams by crew members of various boats are unsubstantiated. The Navy opened an investigation following a review that originated in Groton, Connecticut, the home port of an attack submarine that was hit by a cheating... more »
July 3, 2012 12:24 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. - A Connecticut man on death row for the killings of a mother and her two daughters in a 2007 home invasion says he came up with a bizarre plan to end his own life by lying about killing others in a spree of violence. In an interview... more »
June 20, 2012 1:12 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - Poor academic results will keep a record 10 men's basketball teams out of next year's NCAA tournament including the first BCS school to face the penalty - Connecticut. The NCAA announced the penalties when it released its new Academic Progress Rate scores Wednesday. Teams scoring under 900 face... more »
June 7, 2012 12:41 PM
NEW LONDON, Conn. - A Connecticut man accused of attempting to rob a woman at knifepoint in an elevator at the Mohegan Sun casino says he was sleepwalking at the time. The Norwich Bulletin reports Winston Riley told his attorney he was awakened on March 18 by the woman when... more »
June 6, 2012 4:15 PM
SIMSBURY, Conn. - Firefighters were called to a Connecticut high school for a goat removal. Authorities say firefighters rescued four goats from an overhang above the entrance to Simsbury High School on Wednesday morning. They say the goats may have been placed there as a senior prank. Principal Neil Sullivan... more »
May 11, 2012 12:56 PM
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - Officials say a fire alarm that went off at a Connecticut high school was activated by a student's "overabundance" of body spray in a locker room. Firefighters were called to Middletown High School shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday. Officials told The Middletown Press that the student used... more »
May 10, 2012 7:47 PM
Investigators were at the home of a reputed gangster in Connecticut looking for evidence in a 22-year-old, $500 million mystery. They believe Robert Gentile has information on the whereabouts of three Rembrandts, a Vermeer, a Manet and five drawings by Degas. The art works were stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart... more »
April 12, 2012 12:45 PM
SALEM, Conn. - Connecticut state police say a 6-year-old boy has died in a wood chipper accident while helping his father on a landscaping job during school vacation week. Lt. J. Paul Vance says Jeffrey Bourgeois was putting a branch into the chipper Tuesday morning in Salem when it pulled... more »
April 10, 2012 12:25 PM
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - Police say a 5-year-old Connecticut boy brought 50 packets of heroin to school for show and tell, and his stepfather has been arrested. Bridgeport police tell the Connecticut Post that 35-year-old Santos Roman went to the Barnum School on Monday to retrieve the drugs and found police... more »
April 5, 2012 12:16 PM
HARTFORD - Connecticut is on track to become the fifth state in five years to abolish the death penalty. Foes of capital punishment say it's part of a growing national sentiment against executing prisoners. The Connecticut Sentate today approved a bill to repeal the death penalty in the state. The... more »
March 30, 2012 12:52 PM
ORANGE, Conn. - There's a new twist for police in Orange, Conn.: They've had to break a man out of handcuffs. Assistant Chief Ed Koether tells the Connecticut Post newspaper officers were called Thursday afternoon to an adult entertainment store in Orange, a town just west of New Haven. The... more »
March 26, 2012 12:35 PM
SOUTHINGTON, Conn. - Authorities say a Connecticut man accidentally dialed 911 from his cellphone while stealing about 700 pounds of scrap metals. Police say the 46-year-old man was arrested after the robbery from a Southington merchant. WFSB-TV reports he was charged Thursday with third-degree criminal trespassing and sixth-degree larceny. He... more »
February 1, 2012 8:50 AM
BRIDGEPORT, Conn.- A man charged with hacking a Connecticut man to death with an ax and eating some body parts is due in a state courtroom under tight security after being returned from Florida. Thirty-five-year-old Tyree Lincoln Smith is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in Bridgeport Superior Court on a... more »
December 26, 2011 4:00 AM
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - Police say the parents and three children of a well-known advertising executive were killed in a fire that tore through the family's waterfront Connecticut home on Christmas morning. Stamford Police say Madonna Badger and a male acquaintance managed to escape the blaze, but Badger's three daughters... more »
December 20, 2011 7:31 PM
A Christmas light display contained a message for Elizabeth Caron in Norwich, Connecticut. Jeremy Wilcox and his mom spent about two hours putting the words "Will you marry me?" in lights across the fence at the family home, which is traditionally decorated with elaborate holiday scenes. He popped his question... more »
October 31, 2011 4:30 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. - The number of homes and businesses still without power on the East Coast after an unusually early snowstorm has dipped below 3 million and is still falling.
About 764,000 customers were without power in Connecticut early Monday. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the outages break a... more »
June 26, 2011 10:37 AM
NEW HAVEN, Conn.- Authorities say a former Connecticut high school basketball standout who later played for Providence College and Louisiana Tech has died after being shot several times in the back.
New Haven police say 31-year-old Donell Allick died Saturday of injuries he received Friday. Detectives believe he was... more »
May 24, 2011 1:35 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - Men's college basketball champion Connecticut is one of six BCS schools facing academic penalties from the NCAA and Southern has become the first university to get postseason bans in two sports for poor performance in the classroom.
Southern will be ineligible for postseason tourneys in football and... more »
January 25, 2011 7:27 PM
The prison sentence is eight months for a funeral home director in Coventry, Coonecticut who stole from people, including dead clients whose homes were raided for money and other valuables. Keven Riley also lost his professional license and was scolded by a judge for preying on vulnerable people. Riley and... more »
November 18, 2010 7:38 PM
A high school in Connecticut was fined $1,000 and put on a year probation after the coach found an opponent's coded play list on the field and used it to beat the other team.
Southington High coach D.J. Hernandez also has to take a sportsmanship and ethics coaching class.... more »
August 24, 2010 12:38 PM
State attorneys general nationwide are demanding that Craigslist remove its adult services section because they say the website cannot adequately block potentially illegal ads.
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal announced Tuesday that he and colleagues in 16 states have sent a letter calling on the classified advertising site to... more »
August 3, 2010 4:28 PM
Police say a driver at a beer warehouse was being escorted from the property after a disciplinary hearing when he started shooting, killing eight people and wounding two before killing himself.
Manchester Police Chief Marc Montminy says 34-year-old Omar Thornton had been offered the chance to quit or be... more »
August 3, 2010 12:07 PM
A Connecticut official says nine people have died in a shooting at a beer distribution warehouse in Connecticut.
The official was not authorized to speak publicly and spoke to The Associated Press only on the condition of anonymity about the shootings Tuesday morning in Manchester, about 10 miles east... more »
July 21, 2010 1:22 PM
A federal judge in Connecticut has ruled competitive cheerleading is not an official sport that schools can use to meet gender-equity requirements.
U.S. District Judge Stefan Underhill says competitive cheerleading is too underdeveloped.
Wednesday's ruling comes in a lawsuit filed by members of the volleyball team at Quinnipiac... more »
July 21, 2010 12:25 PM
A Roman Catholic priest in Connecticut has pleaded not guilty to charges he stole $1.3 million in church money over seven years to use for male escorts, expensive clothing and luxury hotels and restaurants.
The Rev. Kevin J. Gray, former pastor at Sacred Heart/Sagrado Corazon Parish in Waterbury, was... more »
July 9, 2010 12:50 PM
Jeremy Green, an analyst for ESPN and son of former NFL coach Dennis Green, has been arrested on a child pornography charge in Connecticut.
Bristol police say Green was picked up on Thursday around 5 p.m. in a Southington hotel and charged with possession of child pornography, possession of... more »
July 6, 2010 10:19 AM
A Roman Catholic priest in Connecticut has been arrested on charges he stole $1.3 million in church money over seven years to use for male escorts, expensive clothing, and luxury hotels and restaurants.
Waterbury police say the 64-year-old Rev. Kevin J. Gray was charged Tuesday with first-degree larceny. Gray... more »
June 30, 2010 12:50 PM
A 9-year-old Connecticut girl who climbed to the roof of her house and attempted to crawl back inside through the chimney has been rescued after getting stuck.
Assistant Fire Chief Jack Hennessey says the girl climbed up a house painter's ladder Wednesday morning, walked across the roof and tried... more »
June 23, 2010 8:41 AM
Passengers on a Virgin Atlantic Airways flight say they were kept on a hot plane without food or water for more than four hours at Connecticut's Bradley International Airport. Passengers say it began when they were diverted to Bradley because of bad weather during a flight from London to Newark,... more »
June 2, 2010 8:50 AM
ESPN college baseball analyst Kyle Peterson said LSU will play in the toughest regional as action gets underway later this week.
The Tigers travel to Los Angeles where they take on U-C Irvine on Friday. Number one seed-UCLA will battle Kent State in the other game.
"They'll (LSU)... more »
March 30, 2010 12:33 PM
Actor Rip Torn has pleaded not guilty burglary and firearms charges during a court hearing in Connecticut.
Torn's attorney says his client, currently appearing in the movie "Happy Tears," is also making progress in alcohol rehabilitation, and is now has moved from an inpatient to an outpatient program.
... more »
February 22, 2010 5:19 PM
Two workers filed a lawsuit against a power plant company in Connecticut owned by O&G Industries after a deadly explosion.
The workers say proper safety procedures were not followed and led to the explosion earlier this month. Six workers were killed and 20 were injured in the blast.
... more »
November 17, 2009 10:34 AM
The LSU women's basketball team moved up two spots to No. 7 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 Poll, following a 92-19 win over Centenary in its season opener.
The top three teams in this week's poll remained the same with Connecticut in first place, followed by Stanford... more »