- North Haven chaplain, 70, helps seafarers at Conn. ports Updated: May-23-15 3:05 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Ruth Setaro knew the man was trying to convey a serious problem.
- Waterbury teachers seek to help underprivileged students Updated: May-23-15 3:04 am
WATERBURY, Connecticut - Several years ago, Marcos Pacheco Hernandez was known as the toughest kid at Kennedy High School.
- Historic house to be moved in Stamford police station plan Updated: May-22-15 8:03 pm
STAMFORD, Connecticut - Stamford officials have agreed to spend up to $1 million to relocate a historic house to make way for a new city police department.
- Effort to expand police mental health coverage progresses Updated: May-22-15 6:50 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A long-running effort to extend workers' compensation benefits to police officers who receive mental health injuries on the job cleared a key hurdle Friday after years of defeat in the General Assembly.
- Body found in Connecticut River in Glastonbury is identified Updated: May-22-15 5:25 pm
GLASTONBURY, Connecticut - Police have identified a man found dead in the Connecticut River in Glastonbury earlier this month.
- 2 ex-Wesleyan students face US charges over drug overdoses Updated: May-22-15 3:06 pm
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Two former Wesleyan University students pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges they distributed synthetic party drugs that resulted in on-campus overdoses and sent 11 people to hospitals.
- Connecticut man gets 2 years in prison for deadly crash Updated: May-22-15 2:59 pm
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A Connecticut man who drove drunk and caused a fiery crash that killed his wife has been sentenced to two years in prison.
- Plymouth ex-official sentenced to prison for embezzlement Updated: May-22-15 1:52 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - A former finance director for the town of Plymouth has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for embezzling more than $800,000.
- Vermont police continue to seek missing Connecticut woman Updated: May-22-15 12:28 pm
NEW HAVEN, Vermont - Vermont State Police detectives are continuing to search for a Connecticut woman who has been missing since January.
- Stamford woman pleads guilty to thefts from disabled friend Updated: May-22-15 8:55 am
STAMFORD, Connecticut - An 82-year-old Stamford woman has pleaded guilty to stealing $80,000 from a friend with medical and physical disabilities.
- Western Connecticut State University names new president Updated: May-22-15 6:53 am
DANBURY, Connecticut - Western Connecticut State University has a new president.
- 19 to become US citizens at Navy base ceremony Updated: May-22-15 2:49 am
GROTON, Connecticut - Nineteen people affiliated with the U.S. military are becoming American citizens at a ceremony Friday at the Navy base in Groton.
- Bill allowing 3 Tesla car stores clears Connecticut House Updated: May-21-15 8:52 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A bill that would allow car-maker Tesla Motors to sell its electric vehicles directly to Connecticut consumers, but in a limited fashion, passed the state House of Representatives on Thursday.
- Ex-prison guard pleads guilty to sexual assaults Updated: May-21-15 8:07 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut - A former state correctional officer whom authorities suspected of raping several women in Hartford and New Britain has pleaded guilty to four sexual assault charges and faces 15 to 40 years in prison.
- Newtown must pay long-term disability to cop after massacre Updated: May-21-15 7:08 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A Connecticut state board has ruled that Newtown must pay long-term disability to a police officer who developed anxiety and depression after responding to the 2012 shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
- CNG begins largest natural gas expansion project in 30 years Updated: May-21-15 6:41 pm
EAST HAMPTON, Connecticut - Connecticut Natural Gas announced Thursday it has begun construction on a 10-mile natural gas expansion project in East Hampton, the company's largest such project in 30 years.
- Connecticut casino bill now faces uncertain path Updated: May-21-15 6:18 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Legislation creating a two-step process for possibly opening a new tribal casino in Connecticut faces a vote in the state House of Representatives, but the level of support in that chamber remains unclear.
- UConn and Syracuse agree to renew football rivalry Updated: May-21-15 3:23 pm
STORRS, Connecticut - Former Big East rivals UConn and Syracuse have announced an agreement to play a home-and-home football series.
- New shops at Foxwoods expand entertainment beyond gambling Updated: May-21-15 2:09 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Foxwoods Resort Casino and a retail outlet opened a $129 million shopping center Thursday to throw some elbows in a crowded market, draw more visitors, make a play for younger gamblers and promote an enterprise that's increasingly an entertainment destination rather than a gambling mecca.
- Wolcott's new 911 system can pinpoint origin of cell calls Updated: May-21-15 1:43 pm
WOLCOTT, Connecticut - The town of Wolcott on Thursday became the first in the state to begin using a new 911 system that will allow police to pinpoint the location of emergency calls made from cellphones.
- Motocross star Doug Henry charged with public indecency Updated: May-21-15 10:48 am
FARMINGTON, Connecticut - Former motocross champion Doug Henry has been charged with public indecency in Connecticut, where police say he exposed himself to two female construction workers.
- New Haven mother reports son and friend for having shotgun Updated: May-21-15 3:32 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Officials are praising the actions of a New Haven mother who reported her teenage son and a friend for having a sawed-off shotgun.
- Senate passes bill banning variable-rate electric contracts Updated: May-20-15 10:02 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Connecticut Senate agreed Wednesday to ban variable-rate electric contracts for residential customers after some complained rates skyrocketed after low introductory costs.
- Mayflower II back in Plymouth, Massachusetts, for summer Updated: May-20-15 5:27 pm
PLYMOUTH, Massachusetts - A replica of the Mayflower is back at home in Massachusetts for the busy summer tourist season.
- Murphy seeks change in trade bill to boost manufacturing Updated: May-20-15 3:12 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, an opponent of trade legislation now before the Senate, is seeking to change it to include a provision supporting U.S. manufacturing.