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Monday, Apr 23, 2018 at 08:10 PM EDT

University Closes Monday as Norovirus Sickens 100

University Closes Monday as Norovirus Sickens 100

The recent gastrointestinal outbreak at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury is Norovirus, according to officials from the State Department of Public Health.

Monday, Apr 23, 2018 at 11:51 AM EDT

University Closes Monday as Mystery Outbreak Sickens 100

University Closes Monday as Mystery Outbreak Sickens 100

Western Connecticut State University in Danbury will be closed Monday after approximately 100 students fell sick since Thursday.

Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 at 12:34 AM EDT

Throw It Away: CDC Expands Warning on Romaine Lettuce

Throw It Away: CDC Expands Warning on Romaine Lettuce

The U.S. Centers for Disease expanded its warning Friday surrounding a multistate E. coli outbreak tied to tainted romaine lettuce from Arizona, which has now sickened more than 50 people. The agency said...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 06:07 AM EDT

Student Suspected of Setting Fires at Conn. High School

Student Suspected of Setting Fires at Conn. High School

Hartford Public High School was evacuated and a student has been detained after two fires broke out in the building at 55 Forest St. Thursday morning.

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 06:06 AM EDT

Controversial Strip Club Billboard on I-84 Coming Down

Controversial Strip Club Billboard on I-84 Coming Down

A controversial billboard on I-84 in Tolland promoting the Electric Blue Café strip club is coming down, according to a spokesperson for the club.

Monday, Apr 23, 2018 at 10:11 AM EDT

School Administrators Arrested Over Failure to Report 'Fight Club'

School Administrators Arrested Over Failure to Report 'Fight Club'

A Connecticut school superintendent, principal and assistant principal were arrested for failing to tell authorities about an alleged student "fight club" that a former substitute teacher ran at Montville...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 01:41 PM EDT

Don't Eat the Lettuce: E. Coli Outbreak Booms to 53 Cases

Don't Eat the Lettuce: E. Coli Outbreak Booms to 53 Cases

Health investigators have identified chopped romaine lettuce from Arizona as the probable culprit of an 11-state E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least seven people in New Jersey as well as people in New...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 11:23 PM EDT

3 Arrested in Connection With 'Brutal' Conn. Attack

3 Arrested in Connection With 'Brutal' Conn. Attack

Three Hartford women face kidnapping and assault charges after cell phone video surfaced of what police call a brutal attack on Rowe Avenue last year.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 02:08 PM EDT

Yale's Skull and Bones Warns Students of Pranks by Impostor

Yale's Skull and Bones Warns Students of Pranks by Impostor

Skull and Bones, the secret society at Yale University, is warning of an impostor who has called some students purporting to recruit them and then asking them to complete a humiliating challenge.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 08:38 AM EDT

Underage Driver Crashes Into Taxi, Parked Cars

Underage Driver Crashes Into Taxi, Parked Cars

Police in Connecticut say a 15-year-old driver crashed into a taxi, causing it to flip over, before hitting two parked cars and finally wrecking the vehicle a block away.