WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Waterbury police have largely stopped using police vans to transport prisoners in response to a man becoming paralyzed in a New Haven police van incident last month.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is boosting service along two Metro-North rail lines, a move that comes as ridership on the commuter railroad that serves Connecticut and New York moves closer to pre-pandemic levels.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Years of attack by an invasive beetle species have decimated Connecticut’s population of ash trees, endangering power lines and roadways and stretching towns’ budgets as they attempt to remove potential hazards.
TERRYVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A single-engine plane trying to reach Waterbury Airport in Plymouth crashed Tuesday into a Boy Scout camp in Terryville, landing in woods, about a quarter of a mile from campers, according to the Connecticut Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will be getting back the $75,000 in fines he paid to a Connecticut court for failing to appear at a deposition last month in a lawsuit over his assertions that the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax, a judge has ruled.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court unanimously voted Tuesday to begin disciplinary proceedings against a state judge who has not shown up to work for more than two years while continuing to be paid.
The mother of a Puerto Rican Olympian killed by a stray bullet in her Connecticut home was an unintended victim of a drug dispute that erupted into the firing of more than 20 gunshots, a police official said Tuesday.
The mother of a Puerto Rican Olympian was killed by a stray bullet while sewing in her Connecticut home over the weekend, according to the athlete and police.
Police believe Mabel Martinez, 56, was an innocent bystander and the intended target was apparently a man walking outside her home in the town of Waterbury.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A trove of paintings and other artwork found in an abandoned barn has turned out to be worth millions.
Notified by a contractor, Waterbury auto mechanic Jared Whipple retrieved the dirt-covered pieces in 2017 from a dumpster containing materials from a barn in Watertown.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A woman in a Hummer crashed into eight police cruisers and injured seven officers during a long, destructive car chase Sunday in Connecticut, authorities said.
The driver was captured after she wrecked the large SUV in Monroe, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) away from where the pursuit began in Waterbury.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge on Friday rejected Infowars host Alex Jones' bid to avoid escalating daily fines for missing a deposition in a lawsuit by relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, who sued the conspiracy theorist for saying the massacre was a hoax.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut canceled classes on its main campus for the second time in a week on Thursday after another power outage on campus.
UConn spokesperson Stephanie Reitz said the cause of the power failure, which was affecting several academic buildings, wasn't known, but it was traced to two underground electrical circuits, including one involved in a similar issue on Monday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are looking at ways to increase mental health services for school students, and a recent report has illuminated where the help is needed most.
The legislative task force, led by the state Department of Health, began meeting late in 2021 to look at how and where the services should be offered.
BETHLEHEM, Conn. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man in Connecticut who has been wanted on child sex charges in Florida for 10 years.
U.S. marshals and police from both states arrested 37-year-old Benjamin Quinn on Saturday morning in Bethlehem, northwest of Waterbury.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police say a woman was killed and another injured after a shooting in Waterbury.
The Waterbury Police Department said a 35-year-old woman was found dead early Saturday at a home and a 38-year-old woman was injured.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and the head of state's association of school superintendents say about 85% to 90% of school districts across the state have elected to drop mandatory face mask wearing as of Monday, the day when local officials were allowed to decide whether to extend the state's mask mandate.
LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Police have identified remains found in a wooded area of Litchfield County in December as those of a young woman.
Brianna Beam’s body was discovered Dec. 19 by a person walking a dog in an area along the Naugatuck River straddling the towns of Harwinton and Litchfield.
CHESHIRE, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut correctional officer has been accused of selling marijuana to inmates and getting paid through a Cash App account.
State Police arrested the former officer on Thursday, charging him with conveying an unauthorized item into a correctional institution.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge has been summoned before the state Supreme Court to explain why she should not be disciplined or fired for failing to show up to work for at least the past two years while continuing to be paid.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes says she has tested positive for the coronavirus after taking a routine test before traveling. It's the second time she has contracted the virus.
Connecticut child care providers said Monday the state needs additional federal resources to help address the industry's longstanding staffing challenges, which have been exacerbated by the uptick in COVID-19 cases and the overall labor shortage.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Numerous car crashes and school closings were reported across Connecticut on Wednesday morning as freezing rain iced over roads.
State police said they were responding to multiple accidents.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge on Wednesday determined a lawyer for Infowars host Alex Jones broke attorney conduct rules during the deposition of a witness, as part of a defamation lawsuit against Jones for calling the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A special election has been scheduled for Jan. 25 to fill the Connecticut House of Representatives seat vacated by Caroline Simmons, who resigned after being elected mayor of Stamford.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Infowars host Alex Jones' lawyers are trying to get his free speech defense and other claims before a jury to argue that he is not liable for damages for calling the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax years ago.
TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut school district is turning to a limousine service company to help transport students to school because of a bus driver shortage that's been exacerbated by the pandemic.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Waterbury’s convicted former mayor is seeking to have his prison sentence reduced.
Philip Giordano is serving a 37-year sentence after being convicted of sexually abusing 9- and 11-year-old girls.
NAUGATUCK, Conn. (AP) — Three people have been arrested after a pickup truck fleeing a shoplifting incident struck and wounded a Connecticut police officer before leading authorities on a multi-town chase.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — The parents of one of the 26 people killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting continued an annual tradition Thursday by donating $20,000 from their foundation to the Greater Waterbury YMCA.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy was shot in the head and then dropped off at a Waterbury hospital, police said.
The teenager was left at St. Mary’s Hospital early Monday morning with a gunshot wound to the back of his head, Waterbury police said in a news release.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Multiple police departments across Connecticut on Saturday will be providing gift certificates to people who bring in unwanted, operable guns as part of a new statewide campaign organizers plan to hold annually.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who was found by police in a New York City homeless shelter was charged Thursday with murder in the bludgeoning death of his wife.
Robert Faison, 45, of West Haven, had disappeared after his 42-year-old wife, Lindsey Hopkins, was found dead inside her home in Guilford on July 22, police said.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer who accidentally wounded a colleague while shooting at a stolen sport utility vehicle last December was justified in opening fire, according to a state prosecutor's report released Thursday
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A teenager has been fatally stabbed in Waterbury and a 27-year-old man faces a murder charge in his death, police said.
A 14-year-old boy was stabbed in the chest during a fight on Colonial Avenue at around 1:30 p.m.
WATURBURY, Conn. (AP) — Waterbury police have made four arrests in a pair of shootings Thursday that left three people injured, including a 10-year-old boy.
Two men, ages 21 and 18, both face charges in the shootings, which Police Chief Fernando Spagnolo said are related and connected to a recent spate of motor vehicle thefts and break-ins in the city.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A man and a 10-year-old child were injured in a shooting in Waterbury, police said.
Officers responded to a report of a shooting near Congress Avenue just before 7:30 p.m.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Members and associates of a Waterbury gang are accused of committing three murders, eight attempted murders, assaults, and drug and gun crimes over the past four years, according to federal grant jury indictments announced Friday.
WATERBURY, Conn (AP) — A man was found shot to death inside a car in Waterbury, police said.
The victim was found in a car parked in a driveway on South View Street at about 11:30 p.m. Friday, Waterbury police said.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A gun rights group and four citizens have sued the police chiefs of four Connecticut cities claiming officials have effectively ended the ability of residents to get gun permits by intentionally and illegally slowing the licensing process by several months.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Human remains found in a cemetery in Belgium have been identified as those of a U.S. Army sergeant from Connecticut who went missing in Germany during World War II, U.S. officials announced Thursday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two Waterbury police sergeants were sued Tuesday by a man who says he was illegally arrested and detained for filming the exterior of the city's police station.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut filed the lawsuit in federal court on behalf of Wallingford resident Keith Massimino.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A man was shot to death in Waterbury, and police are investigating whether the fatal shooting was connected to a shooting that injured a dog at around the same time.
Officers responding to a report of shots fired shortly after 3 p.m.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A single-engine plan was damaged Saturday when it skidded to a landing on its belly at Waterbury-Oxford Airport.
State police said nobody was injured in the accident Saturday morning.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont said Tuesday he would welcome a special legislative session to decide how to respond to the latest wave of the pandemic in Connecticut.
Lamont's latest set of executive orders, including one dictating masks in public schools, expire on Sept.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have charged a New York man with killing a man in Waterbury last month.
Waterbury police said Sunday that Gerome Philips was taken into custody in the Bronx last Tuesday by U.S.
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WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — An activist and member of Waterbury's Human Rights Commission was arrested after his middle-school-aged son allegedly showed a gun on social media and threatened to beat up another student...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut school districts around the state have begun organizing their own COVID-19 vaccination clinics, preparing for the official rollout of vaccines for teachers and other school staff on Monday...
WATERTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A UPS employee sought in a deadly assault on a co-worker was taken into custody Wednesday, Connecticut state police said...