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Two Teens From Fairfield County Arrested After String Of Vehicle Gone Throughs, Break-Ins

Two Fairfield County teenagers are in police custody after police in Connecticut utilized social media to track them down for allegedly rummaging through more than two dozen vehicles overnight.


Trumbull garage fire quickly extinguished

TRUMBULL — Firefighters quickly put out an intense garage fire Thursday night, officials said Friday. Firefighters from Trumbull Center, Long Hill and Nichols fire departments were sent to a home on Glenwood Drive for a reported fire in a garage.


West Haven won’t plead guilty to shooting ex-wife’s boyfriend

MILFORD — A West Haven man accused of shooting his ex-wife’s boyfriend rejected a plea deal Friday that called for him to serve 12 years in prison. Now, he faces at least 50 if found guilty at a trial on charges of home invasion, first-degree assault and criminal use of a weapon.


Connecticut man says cop confused hash brown for cellphone in distracted driving case

NORWALK, Connecticut (WABC) -- A Connecticut man is fighting a ticket for distracted driving after he says the police officer confused his hash brown patty for a cellphone. Jason Stiber was cited last April on Post Road. He stopped at McDonald's on his way to work and says he was eating a hash brown


Connecticut lawmakers split over Medicare for all

Washington — While Sen. Bernie Sanders has made “Medicare for All” a major theme in his bid for the White House, Connecticut lawmakers are split over the idea. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has endorsed Sanders’ latest “Medicare for All” proposal. But other Connecticut lawmakers are backing less sweeping


Man Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Minor In Fairfield County

A Fairfield County man will spend time behind bars after pleading guilty to having sexual contact with his girlfriend’s daughter when she was 12. Adam Besaw, of Shelton, pleaded guilty this week under the Alford doctrine to second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor for his role in a


CT State Police promote 3 troopers

Photo: Contributed Photo / Connecticut State Police / Contributed Photo. Connecticut State Police promoted three troopers during a ceremony Friday at the State Police Training Academy in Meriden.


Local Nonprofits Hoping To Benefit When Fairfield County Giving Day Returns

Area nonprofit groups are hoping to hear from regular supporters and new fans when Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) presents its sixth annual online Day of Giving.


Connecticut’s first flu-related pediatric death reported by officials

HARTFORD — The Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Friday afternoon that a child had died earlier in the week from the flu. This is the first pediatric death involving a Connecticut child this flu season.


Lawmaker wants to steer Connecticut defense contractors toward in-state suppliers

A proposal in the General Assembly would create a "Buy Connecticut" program to incentivize the state's major defense contractors to use in-state suppliers. Senate Bill 108, introduced by state Sen. Kevin Kelly, R-Shelton, would provide sales and use tax exemptions and research and development tax cr


Creep convicted of breaking into home, sucking on sleeping woman’s toes

A California man convicted of sucking on a sleeping woman’s toes after breaking into her home claimed to be a Zeus-like god sent to Earth to seduce women. Richard Michael Parkhurst, 29, of Norwalk, was convicted of one felony burglary count, one count of peering into an inhabited building, and two c


Bethel police will hold honorary blood drive

BETHEL — The Bethel Police Department will host a blood drive Monday, March 4, in honor of Bethel Police Det. Frank O’Farrell’s daughter, Maddie, who has been diagnosed with a rare bone cancer.


National Retailer To Open In New, Larger Space In Southbury

SOUTHBURY, CT –Pet Valu, a specialty retailer of premium pet food, treats, toys and accessories, is re-opening its Southbury location on Saturday, March 2 at the Southbury Plaza. The new store will feature dog-wash stations and 'Grooming Tails,' Pet Valu's pet grooming service, which provides spa tr


Connecticut Child Dies of Flu

A child has died from the flu in Connecticut, according to the state Department of Public Health. The child died earlier this week. This is the first pediatric death involving a Connecticut child during this flu season, according to the department.


Father found not guilty in Trumbull birthday party fracas

BRIDGEPORT — A Bridgeport man was found not guilty Friday of charges that he assaulted his daughter and pointed a gun at her boyfriend while attending his granddaughter’s birthday party in Trumbull.


Shelton man to serve 9 months for sex with minor

MILFORD — The girl told investigators she was watching a movie with her mother’s boyfriend and her little sister in their Shelton home when the boyfriend asked her sister to go downstairs.


Ghost Hunters to Spend Night in ‘Haunted’ Connecticut Restaurant

A team of paranormal investigators will be spending Saturday night at a "haunted" Connecticut restaurant. People at the Twisted Vine Restuarant in Derby have been reporting eerie sights — like the shadow of a child and moving furniture.


Officials: Westchester mail stolen by couple from Connecticut

WESTCHESTER - A Connecticut couple has admitted to stealing from mailboxes in Westchester. Shamaty Pacheco and Axel Zuniga-Loor took mail from neighborhoods in the Banksville area of North Castle and from Bedford, officials say.


10 things to look for in the 2019 CIAC Girls Basketball tournaments

Storyline: The four No. 1 seeds, Norwalk, Notre Dame-Fairfield, Northwestern and Canton are certainly not guaranteed a trip to Mohegan Sun. Over the past three seasons, only two No. 1 seeds, RHAM in L last season and Cromwell in M in 2016, have rode the No. 1 seed all the way to a championship.


East Haven police arrest man, female juvenile for suspected possession of narcotics and stolen car

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - East Haven police conducted two arrests on Wednesday after a female juvenile and a male passenger were found to be in possession of a stolen vehicle and narcotics.