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Coast guard working to break up ice jams on Connecticut River

ESSEX - Flooding and ice jams continue to plague parts of the Connecticut River where the Coast Guard has been called in to break up the ice. Locals say these are some of the worst ice jams they have ever seen. "Well I come out here almost every morning to take pictures of sunrise," says Rachael Kea

FOX61.COM - 2018-01-16 20:24:38

Professional boxer from Connecticut killed in car crash

A professional boxer from Connecticut has been killed in a car crash. Police in West Haven say 26-year-old Luis Rosa Jr. was in a southbound car that crossed the center line and collided with a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction at about 2 a.m. on Meloy Road Sunday. Two other people suffer

LA TIMES - 2018-01-16 20:00:04

Drone Video Shows Flooding in Connecticut Due to Housatonic River Ice Jam

Ice jams on the Housatonic River were blamed for flooding in Kent, Connecticut, and the closure of State Highway 7 on Saturday, January 13. This drone footage shows a home and the grounds of Kent School flooded as a result of the jam. The ice jam continued to choke the river on January 15, and was r

YAHOO! - 2018-01-16 18:05:47

Connecticut boy, 10, dies from flu after going to hockey tournament

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Health officials in New Canaan, Connecticut are confirming that 10-year-old Nico Mallozzi died after contracting the flu and developing a pneumonia complication that lead to sepsis and death. The boy was in Buffalo over the weekend as part of a youth hockey tournament called T

ABC2 NEWS - 2018-01-16 17:50:39

More Connecticut Towns Join Talks To Regionalize Schools

In an effort to cut costs, the Connecticut towns of Monroe and Easton have joined talks with nine other school districts to consider regionalizing their resources. The Connecticut Post reports the school districts involved are Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, Easton, New Milford, Newtown, Redding, Monro

WSHU.ORG - 2018-01-16 18:21:10

Redfin expands to Connecticut and Asheville, NC

Seattle-based tech-powered brokerage Redfin today announced the expansion of its brokerage services into Connecticut and Asheville, North Carolina, bringing its coverage to a total of 38 states, plus the District of Columbia. Sellers in Connecticut and Asheville will be able to take advantage of Red

INMAN.COM - 2018-01-16 18:18:00

Task Force Digs Into Connecticut's Fiscal Woes

HARTFORD, CT - Connecticut's economy is less competitive today than it was in 2001. It dropped from 8th most competitive all the way down to 43rd in 2016, according to the Beacon Hill Institute's rankings. That's one of the reasons a group of business executives is hard at work navigating a path f

CTNEWSJUNKIE.COM - 2018-01-16 18:03:41

10-year-old dies of flu after visit to Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Connecticut health officials say a ten-year-old boy died from the flu, just hours after being in Buffalo for a youth hockey tournament. According to the New Canaan Health Director, Nico Mallozzi became sick in Connecticut on Thursday. He then traveled to Buffalo for the hockey

WIVB - 2018-01-16 18:05:48

10 Year Old from CT Dies of Flu Complications While in WNY

New Canaan, CT (WBEN) A 10 year old hockey player from Connecticut has died from complications from the flu while in Western New York for a hockey tournament. Nico Mallozzi had been sick while in Connecticut, then traveled with his Connecticut Roughriders teammates to WNY last weekend. Mallozzi was

WBEN.COM - 2018-01-16 19:19:30

New numbers drawn following 'Super Draw' error

Related Content: Redo of flawed Connecticut Lottery 'Super Draw' to be held Tuesday The new numbers were drawn at lottery headquarters. Winning numbers for the prizes ranging from $100 to the single $1 million winner are posted on the lottery's website. Original Story: CT Lottery to hold second draw

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-16 20:27:05

Gov. Dannel Malloy Postpones Connecticut Transportation Projects

Doug Kerr/Flickr Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy recently announced that $4.3 billion in transportation projects have been placed on hold until the General Assembly devotes more money to the State Transportation Fund. Nearly 400 projects stand to be delayed over the next five years. The projects incl

TRANSPORT TOPICS ONLINE - 2018-01-16 17:26:31

Army veteran claims doctors left scalpel inside his abdomen

NEW HAVEN (WTIC) - An Army veteran is suing the West Haven Veteran Administration Hospital after doctors find a scalpel that had been left in his body four years earlier. According to attorneys at the Faxon Law Group, Glenford Turner, 61, and a United States Army veteran from Bridgeport, was at the

AOL CORP - 2018-01-16 17:45:50

Rally to be held for New Fairfield man facing second deportation order

NEW FAIRFIELD - Friends and family of a Guatemalan-born man who has been ordered to leave the country by the end of the month will rally in Hartford on Thursday in hopes of winning him a reprieve. New Fairfield man facing deportation wins temporary stay Connecticut legislators back New Fairfield

LAREDO MORNING TIMES - 2018-01-16 20:19:00

Army veteran says VA hospital left scalpel inside his abdomen for four years

An Army veteran has filed a lawsuit claiming that a VA hospital left a scalpel inside his abdomen for four years, the Hartford Courant reported.What happened? According to the Courant, Glenford Turner of Bridgeport, Connecticut, went to the West Haven Veterans Affairs Hospital complaining of dizzine

THE BLAZE - 2018-01-16 17:49:54

U.S. Marshals raise award for escaped Enfield prisoner

If you have seen Jerry Mercado, you're asked to contact local or state police. (Photo: State of Connecticut Department of Correction) ENFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) - An award for information leading to the capture of an escaped prisoner from Enfield has been increased. The U.S. Marshals are seeking the pu

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-16 20:34:26

Malloy Seeks To Elevate Acting Veterans Affairs Commissioner

HARTFORD, CT - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated a former assistant attorney general and major in the U.S. Army Reserves serving in the 411th Civil Affairs Battalion to head the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs. Thomas Saadi of Danbury has been with the department for the past three years,

CTNEWSJUNKIE.COM - 2018-01-16 17:32:49

Several inches of snow could be dumped in parts of CT

The forecast on Tuesday morning called for between 5 and 9 inches of snow from Winter Storm Clare for northwestern Connecticut. Cities and towns in Litchfield County have been ramping up their preparations. Business has been good at Goff's Equipment Service in Litchfield. Its manager said the store

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-16 18:48:00

Developer gets former manufacturing site in South Norwalk

The former Pac-Kit plant on Chestnut Street in South Norwalk has been acquired by a local developer who had previously sought to develop a mix of residential and commercial uses on the street. An entity called SoNo Wharf has taken over the Pac-Kit building at 57 Chestnut Street along with two adjace

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2018-01-16 19:22:07

Danbury City Council's Saadi nominated to head state Veterans Affairs department

DANBURY - Tom Saadi, the City Council's minority leader, is set to become Connecticut's next Commissioner of Veterans Affairs, Governor Dannel P. Malloy said on Tuesday. Saadi, a Democrat, who has been the acting commissioner of the state VA since October, was nominated by Malloy during a noontime a

NEWSTIMES - 2018-01-16 18:23:41

VA hospital left scalpel in body of vet after surgery, lawsuit claims

This X-ray image provided by the attorney for Glenford Turner, of Bridgeport, Ct., shows a scalpel that Turner claims was left inside him after undergoing surgery in 2013 at a Veterans Administration hospital in Connecticut. (Courtesy of FAXON Law Group via AP) An Army veteran from Connecticut cla

FOXNEWS - 2018-01-16 06:33:41