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"Highly Respected" CT State Trooper Killed In Texas Hunting Accident

TOLLAND — A Connecticut state trooper has been killed in a hunting accident in Texas. Trooper Stephen Davis, described as a highly-respected, 27-year veteran of the state police, was shot and killed Saturday evening in Maverick County, Texas, according to the sheriff's office there. A Maine man...More

  • Jeff Jacobs: Huskies' Road Show Is A Beauty To Behold

    Jeff Jacobs: Huskies' Road Show Is A Beauty To Behold

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — The beauty in these games — "games of the century," Geno Auriemma loves to call them — is in the hype, in the pregame excitement, in the possibility. Colonial Life Arena surely was a sight and sound to behold at 7 p.m. Monday. South Carolina was 22-0. UConn was 22-0. The Gamecocks...

  • Malloy Calls For DMV Legislation To Cut Wait Times For Motorists

    Malloy Calls For DMV Legislation To Cut Wait Times For Motorists

    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel Malloy is calling for legislation he said Tuesday will reduce the nightmarish waiting times for motorists being caused by the Department of Motor Vehicles' ongoing problems with its new computer system. Malloy wants to allow private contractors, such as the AAA, to provide...

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  • Police: Woman Found Sleeping In Car On Highway With Two Kids

    Police: Woman Found Sleeping In Car On Highway With Two Kids

    NORWALK — A woman was found asleep in her car in the center lane of Exit 14 ramp on I-95 southbound early Sunday with her two kids in the back of the car, state police said. Crystal Burden, 25, of Norwalk, was charged with two counts risk of injury to child and a single count of operating under...

  • State Police Investigating Colchester Bank Robbery

    State Police Investigating Colchester Bank Robbery

    COLCHESTER – State police are searching for the man they say robbed the United Bank on Linwood Avenue Monday afternoon. State police said a man dressed in sunglasses, a black hooded sweatshirt, a dark colored baseball bat and blue jeans entered the bank at 99 Linwood Ave. at approximately 3:30...

  • Police: Man Stabbed Mother, Charged With Attempted Murder

    Police: Man Stabbed Mother, Charged With Attempted Murder

    ORANGE –A 21-year-old local man is facing attempted murder charges after police said he stabbed his mother multiple times early Friday morning. Police said they responded to a complaint of a serious assault at 220 Mulberry Lane at 3:18 a.m. Friday and arrived to find a female victim in her 50s suffering...

  • Man Accused Of Shooting At Meriden Mosque To Plead Guilty To Federal Hate Crime

    Man Accused Of Shooting At Meriden Mosque To Plead Guilty To Federal Hate Crime

    HARTFORD — A Meriden man accused of firing a rifle at a mosque next to his home shortly after the terrorist attacks in Paris is scheduled to plead guilty to a federal hate crime. A lawyer for Ted Hakey Jr. says his client will plead guilty to damaging religious property Thursday in federal court...

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  • Tribes Say They Don't Have Casino Location Selected Yet

    Tribes Say They Don't Have Casino Location Selected Yet

    GROTON — The tribal operators of Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods casinos said Monday they are close to selecting their top locations for a third, jointly-run gaming venue — but they also suggested they might not be ready to come back to the state legislature this session. "We don't want to go to the legislature...

  • Flint's only brewery: Drink unleaded beer, help kids

    Flint's only brewery: Drink unleaded beer, help kids

    Flint's only microbrewery encourages people to come in and drink up: The water's lead-free, and there's documentation to prove it, according to Tenacity Brewing's owners. The brewery "always tested our water," which is filtered through a system that removes lead among other impurities, said co-owner...

  • State Police Seek East Granby Bank Robber

    State Police Seek East Granby Bank Robber

    EAST GRANBY — State police are looking for a suspect in the armed robbery of the First National Bank of Suffield on Monday. The incident happened just before 11 a.m. The male suspect entered the bank on Turkey Hill Road and demanded money, state police said. He fled with an undisclosed amount of...

  • State Police: Bus Was Changing Lanes On Snowy Road When It Crashed

    State Police: Bus Was Changing Lanes On Snowy Road When It Crashed

    MADISON — The driver of a casino-bound charter bus was changing lanes when he lost control on a snow-covered I-95 and crashed Monday, state police said, injuring nearly 40 people. State police identified the driver of the Dahlia Group Inc. bus, which had been traveling from New York to the Mohegan...

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