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    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Electricity customers Thursday lashed out again against Connecticut's largest utility for large increases in their bills — some hundreds of dollars higher — following a rate increase earlier this year that took many by surprise. The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority held a second hearing via videoconference as it revisits a rate increase it approved...
    People in Connecticut are furious with the decision to cancel high school football. In a video tweeted late Wednesday by Dave Briggs, parents, players and coaches in the state were protesting the decision to cancel the 2020 football season and chanting “Let us play” at the state capitol in Hartford. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College...
    NEW YORK (WJZ) — Maryland once again finds itself on a coronavirus-related travel advisory list for three states in the Northeast. On Tuesday, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut announced Maryland and 34 other states have new case rates alarming enough to call for a two-week quarantine. “Individuals coming from other states continue to be a problem,” New York Gov....
    HARTFORD, Connecticut -- One the worst cyberattacks yet against Connecticut's capital city forced officials to postpone the first day of school Tuesday, disrupting the day for thousands of families as city computer experts rushed to restore systems vital for school operations.Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin said the hacker or hackers indicated it was a ransomware attack, but only left an email...
    A bunch of dads has come together to open a new pub in Granby. Four Dads Pub is now applying for a liquor license as the eatery and bar near its official opening at 18 Hartford Ave. The pub will feature food, booze, sports games on the tube, karaoke, and acoustic music. Four Dads is owned by Dante Boffi,...
    Bulked-up, mutant "mighty mice" held onto their muscle during a monthlong stay at the International Space Station, returning to Earth with ripped bodybuilder physiques, scientists reported Monday. The findings hold promise for preventing muscle and bone loss in astronauts on prolonged space trips like Mars missions, as well as people on Earth who are confined to bed or need wheelchairs....
    Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill announced late last week she has hired an expert who will defend against foreign interference in the November elections. At a press conference with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D) Merrill said the state’s voting data is not likely to be hacked, but added she is concerned about the “hundreds of millions of dollars” being...
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Bulked-up, mutant “mighty mice” held onto their muscle during a monthlong stay at the International Space Station, returning to Earth with ripped bodybuilder physiques, scientists reported Monday. The findings hold promise for preventing muscle and bone loss in astronauts on prolonged space trips like Mars missions, as well as people on Earth who are confined...
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Bulked-up, mutant “mighty mice” held onto their muscle during a monthlong stay at the International Space Station, returning to Earth with ripped bodybuilder physiques, scientists reported Monday. The findings hold promise for preventing muscle and bone loss in astronauts on prolonged space trips like Mars missions, as well as people on Earth who are confined...
    Roughly 950 people move to Florida every day and the state has seen 'unprecedented demand' and an uptick in luxury home sales as people in Northern cities flee the pandemic for more space and sunnier shores.  The influx in new residents comes as the coronavirus shutdown led families to flee congested cities and seek short-term stays that turned into permanent...
    Danbury, Connecticut — Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton  said on WTNH-TV that he would accept Oliver's challenge to name the city's sewage plant after him following Oliver's offer to donate $55,000 to local charities. But Boughton said there was one stipulation to the facility's renaming. "We do have one very specific condition. You must come here to Danbury and be physically...
    Leaf-peepers get ready: We’re about to get into the fall foliage season and the best weekend to see nature’s changing colors. This year’s peak fall foliage for most of Western Massachusetts, Worcester County, and Northwestern Connecticut is mid-October. Peak foliage sightings should be around the weekend of the Saturday, Oct. 10, and Saturday, Oct. 17, according to Weather.com. Southern Worcester...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Health officials in Connecticut are concerned about a potential increase of COVID-19 cases after testing the wastewater.There are early indications that an increased amount of virus is entering the Stamford's wastewater treatment system.The city's Water Pollution Control Authority has been working with Yale University to detect residue of the virus that makes its way into the...
    High school football in Connecticut will be sidelined this season, officials revealed Friday, citing coronavirus concerns. The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, a governing body for the state’s school sports, announced the news, saying their hands were tied without the backing of the health department. “DPH has made it clear that it is “unlikely to support higher risk activities for...
    BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored 24 points, and Jackie Young and Dearica Hamby each had 20 points to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the shorthanded Connecticut Sun 93-78 on Thursday night. The Aces (13-4) are tied with Los Angeles for second place in the standings, one game behind Seattle, with five games to play. Kayla McBride added...
    New York Liberty bench impresses in strong effort vs. Connecticut By: Geoff Magliocchetti September 2, 2020 ShareTweet0 SharesKia Nurse and Jazmine Jones united for 33 points for the New York Liberty in a decent effort against the defending WNBA finalists. Growth was once again on display for the New York Liberty on...
    Despite declining hospitalizations, Connecticut’s COVID-19 Public Health Emergency won’t be lifted until well into next year. On Monday, Aug. 31, the state Legislature extended Gov. Ned Lamont’s emergency authority through Feb. 9, 2021. Connecticut is maintaining the “emergency” status so if another COVID-19 flareup happens, the government can respond more swiftly than under normal circumstances. Originally, the state of...
    A pregnant woman was shot to death as she slept in bed at a Connecticut home early Monday, just hours after her cousin was slain in a shooting on a nearby street. Karla Bermudez, 22, was struck multiple times after gunshots were fired through the second-floor window of a large multi-family home on the corner of Washington Terrace and Washington...
    A pregnant woman was shot and killed while sleeping in her boyfriend’s Connecticut home early Monday, according to police and news reports. Karla Bermudez, 22, who was six-months pregnant, was hit by multiple shots fired into the Bridgeport home around 5:30 a.m., and her 23-year-old boyfriend was wounded while sleeping next to her, News12 Connecticut reported. No arrests have...
    Windsor Locks Police are investigating a “family violence” homicide that happened Monday, Aug. 31. Police received a 911 call at around 1 p.m. for a report that someone had been murdered, police said. When officers made it to the reported location, they found an adult woman suffering from fatal knife wounds, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene....
    HARTFORD, Connecticut -- Connecticut officials are speaking out to raise awareness about drug overdoses, which have increased nearly 20% compared with last year.Advocates say the coronavirus pandemic has contributed to the increase, with Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz calling it an "epidemic within an epidemic."The pandemic has "just exacerbated" the overdose epidemic "by the isolation and the stress on families," Bysiewicz...
    BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut (WABC) -- A young pregnant woman was shot and killed and another man was injured in Connecticut Monday morning.It happened at 5:34 a.m. on Washington Terrace in Bridgeport.Police believe that Karla Bermudez, 22, and a 23-year-old man were shot while sleeping in bed. They say someone fired shots into the home. Two other adults were inside the home...
    Road rage is being blamed for a shoot-out - that struck a car carrying children - at a Route 9 exit ramp. Connecticut State Police are investigating reports that gunshots were fired Sunday morning on the Exit 19 off-ramp of Route 9 south in Cromwell. Drivers of white and red sedans exchanged gunfire at around 10:20 a.m. Stray bullets...
    Road rage is being blamed for a shoot-out - that struck a car carrying children - at a Route 9 exit ramp. Connecticut State Police are investigating reports that gunshots were fired Sunday morning on the Exit 19 off-ramp of Route 9 south in Cromwell. Drivers of white and red sedans exchanged gunfire at around 10:20 a.m. Stray bullets...
    STORRS, Connecticut -- Officials at the University of Connecticut say 57 students who have tested positive for COVID-19 are in isolation as university officials welcome back its 5,000 residential students.The university's latest figures as of Saturday showed 1.14% of residential students are currently positive for the virus. So far, 69 students have tested positive while 10 have recovered.Students began returning...
    HARTFORD, Connecticut (WABC) -- There's new details in the disappearance and murder of Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos.On Friday, a judge ended supervision for Michelle Troconis, the former girlfriend of the late Fotis Dulos who died by suicide back in January.However, Traconis has also been charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit tampering with evidence.Troconis is due back in court...
    Tornado touchdowns were confirmed in both the Hudson Valley and Connecticut  during severe storm activity in the region on Thursday, Aug. 27. The National Weather Service made the determinations late Friday night, Aug. 28 after surveying damage during the day. Hudson Valley Tornado The twister in the Hudson Valley happened just after 6:15 p.m. Thursday in Orange County in Montgomery...
    The Connecticut Sun quoted Dr. Martin Luther King in their pregame statement. The NBA is getting a ton of credit after its players chose to sit out of playoff games on Wednesday, and rightfully so given the way their protest spread across the sports landscape, but don’t forget the WNBA has been fighting this battle for social justice as long...
    PLYMOUTH. Conn. (AP) — An 800- to 900-pound (360- to 410-kilogram) beefalo remains on the loose in Plymouth, Connecticut, weeks after it escaped while being loaded off a truck for slaughter. The beefalo is a cross between a bison and domestic cattle and escaped from a meat processing business on Aug. 3, the Hartford Courant reported. Authorities attempted to...
    STAMFORD, Conn (CBSNewYork) – New developments on several fronts involving Michelle Troconis, the ex-girlfriend of Fotis Dulos. Troconis is charged with murder conspiracy and evidence tampering in the presumed death of Jennifer Dulos, a mother of five who was reported missing more than one year ago. CBS2’s Tony Aiello reports her lawyer clashed with prosecutors over evidence and her bail...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Inspectors from the National Weather Service will survey damage in Orange County, New York and Woodbury, Connecticut to determine whether tornadoes touched down in either area Thursday.Officials in Montgomery, Orange County, say the town was devastated after strong winds took down trees and wires.Much of Montgomery was left without power. The village's mayor declared a state...
    A midday bank robber is wanted in Connecticut after a brazen robbery of a People’s Bank branch located inside a Milford Stop & Shop. The Milford Police Department released photos of a man who allegedly robbed People’s Bank on East Town Road on Monday, Aug. 24. Police said that the bank robber (pictured above) handed the teller a note demanding...
    Thousands in Connecticut are still without power a day after thunderstorms and possible tornadoes ripped through the East Coast. As of 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 28, 19,464 of Eversource’s 1,281,459 Connecticut customers were still reporting outages, while United Illuminating crews were responding to 330 outages impacting another 14,155 customers. Related story - Eversource Says It's Ready For New Round...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Inspectors from the National Weather Service will survey damage in Orange County, New York and Woodbury, Connecticut to determine whether tornadoes touched down in either area Thursday.Officials in Montgomery, Orange County, say the town was devastated after strong winds took down trees and wires.Much of Montgomery was left without power. The village's mayor declared a state...
    A string of parties and mass gatherings at Candlewood Lake have been cited as one of the leading reasons for Danbury’s spike in COVID-19 cases. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton said this week that the recent rise in cases in the city has been largely in younger people, and could have been spread through parties that...
    There are more vehicles stolen in Connecticut than in neighboring states, according to new crime numbers. And you're more likely to have your car swiped in some areas more than others.  The New Haven-Milford metro area had the most vehicle thefts reported in 2019 than any other metropolitan district in Connecticut, according to insurance.com, which tracks vehicle thefts. More than 2,000...
    HARTFORD, Connecticut (WABC) -- New video has been released in connection with the disappearance of a mother of five from Connecticut.Police say surveillance video shows Fotis Dulos dumping garbage bags out of his truck into trash cans in Hartford -- the same day his estranged wife Jennifer Dulos disappeared last year.The video is part of evidence in a court filing.Police...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It is the video that Connecticut police say helped them connect Fotis Dulos to the disappearance of his estranged wife, Jennifer Dulos. On Monday, we’re seeing that video for the first time. CBS2’s Tony Aiello has more on what it shows and why it’s being released. His suicide in January ended his life, but not the...
    Comedian John Oliver has long used his “Last Week Tonight” platform to mock government agencies and public officials. Now the tables have turned. Mayor Mark Boughton of Danbury, Conn., says the city has decided to name a local sewer plant after the British-born comedian after Oliver mocked Danbury on his Aug. 16 show. Boughton, in a Facebook post Saturday, said...
    FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — American Red Cross volunteers from Connecticut will be deploying to Texas in advance of two strong storms and to California to help people affected by wildfires. The state chapter of the Red Cross said Sunday that four volunteers are headed to Texas and another five are deploying to California. Two other volunteers will be helping virtually...
    FARMINGTON, Conn. – American Red Cross volunteers from Connecticut will be deploying to Texas in advance of two strong storms and to California to help people affected by wildfires. The state chapter of the Red Cross said Sunday that four volunteers are headed to Texas and another five are deploying to California. Two other volunteers will be helping virtually by...
    FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — American Red Cross volunteers from Connecticut will be deploying to Texas in advance of two strong storms and to California to help people affected by wildfires. The state chapter of the Red Cross said Sunday that four volunteers are headed to Texas and another five are deploying to California. Two other volunteers will be helping virtually...
    New York Liberty: Kia Nurse sinks team-best 17 in loss to Connecticut By: Geoff Magliocchetti August 22, 2020 PrevPreviousNew York Liberty, Sabrina Ionescu provide updates on injury status ShareTweet0 SharesKia Nurse’s team-best 17 wasn’t enough to overcome a tough third-quarter, as the New York Liberty fell to Connecticut. One brutal period and countless...
    DANBURY, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Residents of one Connecticut city are being warned about a recent spike in coronavirus cases. The Connecticut Department of Public Health says Danbury recorded at least 178 new COVID-19 cases between Aug. 2-20. In the previous two weeks, only 40 new cases were recorded. CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC Tri-State Coronavirus Travel Advisory Quarantine List Resources, Hotlines, Unemployment...
    WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Canada goose hunting season is coming up next month to help control the state's population before geese migrating south arrive. The season is open statewide from Sept. 1 through Sept. 25. Hunters are limited to taking five Canada geese in the Connecticut River Valley and eight in the rest of the state daily, according to...
    Danbury has seen a slight uptick in COVID-19 cases in the past week as Connecticut continues combating the virus. In the past week, there have been 79 new COVID-19 cases reported in Danbury, the most in any jurisdiction in Connecticut. No other municipality (New Haven) had more than 44 newly reported cases. In response to the “small flare-up” Connecticut Gov....