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Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 10:37 AM EST

City Settles Lawsuit Over Christmas Day Fire That Killed 5

City Settles Lawsuit Over Christmas Day Fire That Killed 5

A woman whose three daughters and parents died in a 2011 Christmas morning fire in Connecticut is dropping a lawsuit against the city of Stamford, after officials followed through on promises to change local...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 02:42 PM EST

Man Charged With Animal Cruelty Over Care of Horses

Man Charged With Animal Cruelty Over Care of Horses

Suffield police have arrested a local man after an investigation into the care of three horses on his property.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 08:12 PM EST

'Dignitaries' Disrupted Crime Scene After Massacre: Police

'Dignitaries' Disrupted Crime Scene After Massacre: Police

After the 2012 school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, police officials not involved in the investigation and "dignitaries" were allowed into the building and potentially contaminated the crime scene by...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 07:19 AM EST

Truck Carrying 45,000 Pounds of Raw Fish Rolls Over in Conn.

Truck Carrying 45,000 Pounds of Raw Fish Rolls Over in Conn.

Part of Interstate 95 North is closed in Stonington after a tractor-trailer carrying 45,000 pounds of raw fish flipped over near exit 91.

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 06:42 PM EST

Mom of Murder Victim Calls for Witnesses to Come Forward

Mom of Murder Victim Calls for Witnesses to Come Forward

The state is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information on the death of a man who was shot and killed in Hartford in October 2015 and the man’s mother is making a plea for anyone with information to come...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 08:06 PM EST

Family Reunites With Cat They Thought Was Dead

Family Reunites With Cat They Thought Was Dead

It was an emotional reunion for a Stonington family after the cat they thought was dead showed up on their doorstep on Tuesday.

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 03:45 PM EST

Prisoner Escapes From Conn. Correctional Institution

Prisoner Escapes From Conn. Correctional Institution

Police in Connecticut are warning residents about a prisoner who escaped from a correctional facility near the Massachusetts border on Sunday.

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 09:35 AM EST

Search Resumes for Conn. Snowmobiler Missing Since Dec.

Search Resumes for Conn. Snowmobiler Missing Since Dec.

Crews once again resumed the search for a 56-year-old snowmobiler who has been missing since December, then they pulled the units from the area because of a lack of visibility on Tuesday.

Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 09:43 AM EST

Julia Marino Wants to Reach New Heights

Julia Marino Wants to Reach New Heights

Olympics hopeful from Connecticut Julia Marino is "itching" to get on the snow and show the world what she's got.

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 10:49 AM EST

1 Dead After Fire at Conn. Home

1 Dead After Fire at Conn. Home

A man who was reported missing in a fire at an East Haddam home on Monday was found dead, according to officials.