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Police find woman stabbed to death, 4-year-old girl, ax inside Brooklyn apartment

BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police found a woman stabbed to death and a 4-year-old girl, unharmed, inside a Brooklyn apartment, and the attacker may have used an ax in the murder. Another woman was also seriously injured in the attack.


JUST IN: Teacher of Waterbury high school accused of suspicious behavior involving student

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - A school administrator from Kennedy High School alerted Waterbury Police of suspected suspicious behavior between a teacher and a 16-year-old student.


Baby Boomers In This Fairfield County Town Carry A Lot Of Debt

GREENWICH, CT — Debt. It's a four-letter word that might not elicit the same type of negative reaction that other four-letter words do, but it can still bring a sense of dread when uttered.


Dunn declares town will continue to get less state assistance

BROOKFIELD – The late Lew Rome – who was mayor of Bloomfield, state Senate Majority Leader and a Republican gubernatorial nominee – often said "there is no more important document on any chief executive's desk than the budget."


Danbury wants to redraw tattoo law

DANBURY - Take a chance on an unlicensed tattoo operation, and you may risk more than ending up on a “What were they thinking?” internet gallery. Infections, allergic reactions and blood-borne diseases such as Hepatitis B and HIV can result from unsafe body piercing practices.


Harding hears strong constituent opposition to toll roads

BROOKFIELD -- How come only 125 people turned out at a State Capitol rally to convince Gov. Ned Lamont (D-Greenwich), an ardent Yankees fan, that toll roads are more evil than Fenway Park?


Yankees Star Aaron Judge Leaves Game Hurt, Likely Headed to Injured List

Aaron Judge, the young star at the heart of the Yankees' lineup, appears headed to an increasingly long injured list for the beleaguered team. Judge hurt himself swinging in Saturday's game against Kansas City and is likely to be out for some period of time, manager Aaron Boone told a post-game news


Home Health Aide Accused Of Stealing $22K From Client In Fairfield County

A home healthcare worker in Fairfield County is facing charges after allegedly stealing more than $20,000 from an elderly patient suffering from dementia that she was caring for in Shelton.


Shelton News: Person Falls Into Large Sinkhole

2019-04-20 @ 4:20pm– A report of a person who fell into a large sinkhole at the intersection of Center and Bridgeport Avenue. The building inspector has been dispatched for a building nearby.


Slashing, Hit-And-Run Driver Leave 5 Hurt In Farmingdale, Including Police Officer

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A wild night outside of a hookah lounge on Long Island led to a police officer getting struck by a hit-and-run driver while responding to reports of a slashing.


Connecticut school faces lawsuit as parents say expelled student was targeted for being conservative

The parents of an expelled student are suing a Connecticut private school after they accused the school of expelling their child for being a conservative. Theodore and Sonia Mancini, parents of 16-year-old Michael Mancini, said they will file the lawsuit against Cheshire Academy for breach of contra


Connecticut River continues to overflow its banks

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - The Connecticut River continues to overflow its banks. Saturday's heavy rain certainly contributed to that. News 8 visited Great River Park in West Hartford to observe the flooding.


Should elephants have the same rights as humans? A Conn. court will hear the case

HARTFORD — A Connecticut appeals court is set to hear arguments in the case of an animal rights group that is trying to free three elephants from a petting zoo by winning them the rights of ‘‘personhood.’’


Jane Stern: Gourmet food with a British accent in Bethel, CT

A number of years ago, I transported (in my new luggage) a grocery cart of foodstuffs that I picked up on a car trip through the north of the UK. My luggage, once beautiful and showroom fresh, smelled of potted Stilton cheese, six half-thawed Melton Mowbray pork pies and a boil-in-bag of semi-thawed


Motorcycle passenger seriously injured in Roxbury crash

ROXBURY — A motorcycle passenger was hospitalized with serious injuries Friday night after the driver lost control on a sharp curve, according to Connecticut State Police. The passenger, a 19-year-old Watertown woman, sustained serious injuries. The driver, a 21-year-old Bridgewater man, had non-lif


Accident on Newtown Road in Danbury

DANBURY — Emergency personnel responded to an accident on Newtown Road Friday afternoon. The crash occurred near Dunkin’ Donuts at 82 Newtown Road. Police were already on scene by the time dispatch got the call at 2:34 p.m.


Protests erupt after Connecticut officers open fire on unarmed couple in car

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Protestors took to the streets in Connecticut Friday to voice their outrage over the shooting of an unarmed couple inside their car earlier this week. The Tuesday morning shooting left 22-year-old Stephanie Washington hospitalized after two officers opened fire on the car she was


VCA students win awards at national exhibit

Two students from the Village Center for the Arts in New Milford have been honored at the National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition. Fiona MacKessy, 9, of New Milford, and Madeleine Alagna, 9, of Brookfield were two of the 27 artists who received an Artistic Merit Award.


Danbury Resident Hits the Lottery

DANBURY, CT — A Danbury man bought a winning lottery ticket, in Danbury. On April 16, Juan Villa of Danbury purchased a winning lottery ticket from Michael's 1 Stop Variety in Danbury. Villa played 10x Cash 13th Edition which paid out $10,000.


Car Crashes Through Storefront At CVS In Somers

A car accidentally crashed into a CVS in Northern Westchester, leading to the temporary closure of the store. No injuries were reported in the incident, which occurred Wednesday night, April 17 at the location in Somers, the Somers Volunteer Fire Department said.