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  • Through Yoga, Survivor Helps Those In Recovery, With Disabilities

    Lori Riley: Through Yoga, Survivor Helps Those In Recovery, With Disabilities

    WALLINGFORD — Tanya Sage is a yoga teacher. She has been a triathlete, a swimmer and a runner. She is also a survivor. On Thursday night, Sage, 49, of Prospect introduced a group of about 30 people, some in wheelchairs, some not, to adaptive yoga at Gaylord Hospital. She is familiar with the hospital,...

  • Small Plane Crashes In Haddam, Pilot Injured Critically

    Small Plane Crashes In Haddam, Pilot Injured Critically

    HADDAM — The pilot of a single-engine plane was seriously injured when it crashed onto the roof of a house on Little Meadow Road, near Eagles Landing, on Saturday afternoon, state police said. Benjamin Taylor, 46, of East Rockaway, N.Y. was reported in critical condition Saturday night at Hartford...

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  • Brush Fire Closes Lovers Leap State Park In New Milford

    Brush Fire Closes Lovers Leap State Park In New Milford

    NEW MILFORD — Lovers Leap State Park was closed Saturday because of a brush fire that started Friday night and was still burning on Saturday, police said. Preliminary reports indicate that fireworks started the blaze, New Milford Mayor David Gronbach posted on Facebook. Gronbach said the park probably...

  • Plainfield Man Arrested After Attacking Officer, Driving Under The Influence

    Plainfield Man Arrested After Attacking Officer, Driving Under The Influence

    PLAINFIELD — A 21-year-old man accused of driving under the influence and attacking a police officer was arrested Friday night, police said. Matthew Gallant of Depot Road in the Wauregan section of town, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, interfering with a police...

  • Bloomfield Resident Finds Bear Swimming In Her Pool

    Bloomfield Resident Finds Bear Swimming In Her Pool

    BLOOMFIELD — Lynette Grande planned to take a swim in her pool Saturday afternoon, until she saw that a large black bear had beaten her to it. The bear crashed through the rail fence at Grande's home about 2 p.m. and swam in the pool for about 20 minutes, she said. Bloomfield animal control officers...

  • Police: Man Found Dead In Car In Waterbury

    WATERBURY — A man was found dead from a gunshot wound in a car on Dikeman Street early Saturday morning, police said. The body was discovered about 5:53 a.m. at the intersection of Dikeman Street and Willard Street. Police did not release the man's identity, and the incident is under investigation....

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  • Heat Wave Expected To Last Through Wednesday

    Heat Wave Expected To Last Through Wednesday

    The heat wave shows no sign of letting up in Connecticut — temperatures could hit the 90s until at least Wednesday, with humidity rising again on Monday. The temperature hit 96 at Bradley International Airport on Saturday, and could reach 93 on Sunday, but with a little less humidity, according...

  • As WNBA Takes Hiatus For Olympics, Let's Look Back (And Forward)

    As WNBA Takes Hiatus For Olympics, Let's Look Back (And Forward)

    The rise in social activism and of two great teams has characterized the course of this WNBA season as it reaches its monthlong Olympics break. Here's a look at some highlights as the league prepares to take its nap. Taking a stand: Players from the league decided to have their voices heard after...

  • A Visit To Wallingford's Fireworks Island

    A Visit To Wallingford's Fireworks Island

    Five years ago, I visited Wallingford's Quinnipiac River Linear Trail and left somewhat empty. Not to leave you with the impression the 1.1-mile-long trail isn't worth a visit, but once you passed through a tunnel under the Wilbur Cross Parkway, the path just stopped. Dead end. Curtain closed. The...

  • Man Suffers Non-Life Threatening Gunshot Wound In Norwalk Shooting

    NORWALK — A man was shot on Winfield Street early Saturday morning, but the wound was not life threatening, police said. At about 12:43 a.m., officers were sent to 68 Winfield St. to investigate a report of shots being fired. Police said they found numerous people in the area because of a house...

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