Floods caused by Hurricane Ida sweep through NYC, killing at least 44

New York 09/03/21, 02:32

As Hurricane Ida wound down over the northeast with torrential rains, it caused damaging floods that ravaged at least four states, claiming lives. The last remnants of Ida affected four states profoundly, including New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut.  These areas' citizens reported floods turning streets into rivers, submerging the subway ...

State troopers, police officers and a couple rescue woman during a flood

U.S. 07/13/21, 03:46

A state trooper, a police sergeant, and a couple have been praised for rescuing a woman stranded in her truck in Columbia, Connecticut, during a flood.Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Elsa rushed onto Parker Bridge Road near the Coventry town line on Friday, July 9, causing the incident, according to the ...

Fuel in fatal B-17 crash wasn’t contaminated, report says

U.S. 10/15/19, 12:52

The weather was calm and clear at the time of a deadly B-17 crash at a Connecticut airport, and tests on the airplane's fuel did not turn up any sign of debris or contamination, federal investigators said Tuesday. A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board appeared to rule out ...

2 pilots among 7 killed in B-17 crash in Connecticut

U.S. 10/03/19, 21:53

A pilot with more than 7,000 hours of experience flying a B-17 and his co-pilot were among seven people killed when the bomber crashed and burned at a Connecticut airport, officials said Thursday. Pilot Ernest McCauley, 75, of Long Beach, California, had flown for over 20 years with the educational group ...

World War II-era bomber crashes; at least 5 reported dead

U.S. 10/02/19, 15:28

A World War II-era B-17 bomber carrying 13 people crashed and burned at the Hartford airport in an aborted takeoff attempt Wednesday, and a state official said at least five people were killed. The four-engine, propeller-driven plane struggled to get into the air and slammed into a maintenance shed at Bradley ...

Driver with record charged with 7 homicides in biker crash

U.S. 06/24/19, 15:14

The driver of a pickup truck in a fiery collision on a rural New Hampshire highway that killed seven motorcyclists was charged Monday with seven counts of negligent homicide, and records show he was stopped on suspicion of drunken driving last month and in 2013. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, was arrested Monday ...

Prosecutor reveals new DNA evidence in missing mom case

U.S. 06/11/19, 15:58

The blood of a missing Connecticut mother of five was found mixed with her estranged husband's DNA at the home she was living in after they separated, a prosecutor revealed during a court hearing Tuesday. State's Attorney Richard Colangelo Jr. disclosed the evidence to challenge a request by Jennifer Dulos' husband, ...

Update: Missing mother’s estranged husband posts bail

U.S. 06/11/19, 15:46

The Latest on the disappearance of a Connecticut mother of five (all times local):4:45 p.m.The estranged husband of a missing Connecticut mother of five has posted $500,000 bail in a criminal case related to her disappearance.Fotis Dulos is arraigned on charges of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence and first-degree ...

United Technologies’ departure another blow to Connecticut

U.S. 06/10/19, 14:39

Connecticut's reputation has taken another major blow with the announcement that United Technologies Corp. will be moving its headquarters to Massachusetts as part of its planned merger with Raytheon.United Technologies will join other corporations that have pulled operations out of Connecticut in the last few years. General Electric moved its ...

Grandmother seeks custody of missing woman’s 5 children

U.S. 06/04/19, 12:56

The mother of a missing Connecticut woman has filed for custody of her daughter's five children.Gloria Farber filed the motion Monday in Connecticut Superior Court, the same day the children's father, 51-year-old Fotis Dulos, and his 44-year-old girlfriend, Michelle Troconis, were charged in the disappearance of 50-year-old Jennifer Dulos.The children ...

Suspect killed, 2 officers hurt in suburban NY drug raid

New York 06/04/19, 12:53

Two police sergeants were hit by bullets and a wanted man from Connecticut was killed during a motel shootout in a suburban village north of New York City, authorities said Tuesday.The gunfight broke out around 10:30 p.m. Monday as officers from multiple agencies tried to serve an arrest warrant at ...

Update: Suspect dead, 2 officers hurt in motel shooting

New York 06/04/19, 11:53

The Latest on a police shooting in Ardsley, New York (all times local):12:45 p.m.New York's Westchester County district attorney says a man killed during a police shooting had been sought in connection with investigations in Connecticut and elsewhere.Investigators work on the scene of a drug bust at the Ardsley Acres ...

Update: Woman in missing mom case posts bail

U.S. 06/03/19, 14:13

The Latest on the disappearance of a Connecticut mother of five (all times local):3 p.m.A woman charged in connection with the disappearance of a Connecticut mother of five has posted $500,000 bail and is being tracked with a GPS monitoring device.Fotis Dulos is arraigned on charges of tampering with or ...

Estranged husband, girlfriend in court for missing mom case

U.S. 06/03/19, 09:02

A missing mother of five's estranged husband and his girlfriend are set to make their first court appearances in Connecticut after being charged with evidence tampering and hindering prosecution .Fotis Dulos ('DOO-lohs) and Michelle Troconis are scheduled to be arraigned Monday at Norwalk Superior Court.Both were arrested Saturday night in ...

Missing mom’s estranged husband and his girlfriend arrested

U.S. 06/02/19, 11:53

Police in Connecticut have arrested a missing mother of five's estranged husband and his girlfriend on charges of evidence tampering and hindering prosecution. New Canaan authorities announced Sunday the arrests of 51-year-old Fotis Dulos ('DOO-lohs) and 44-year-old Michelle Troconis. Both were detained on $500,000 bail and are scheduled to be arraigned ...

Author Wally Lamb sued by ex-inmate over new book

Entertainment 05/29/19, 14:55

A former Connecticut prison inmate has filed a lawsuit alleging she hasn't been paid for her contribution to a new book by author Wally Lamb and accusing Lamb of harassing and intimidating her when she sought compensation.Chandra Bozelko, of Orange, Connecticut, says in a state lawsuit filed last week that ...

Edmund Morris, known for his biography of Reagan, dies at 78

Entertainment 05/27/19, 18:01

Presidential biographer Edmund Morris, best known for writing a book about the life of Ronald Reagan, has died. He was 78.Morris died Friday in a hospital in Danbury, Connecticut, a day after suffering a stroke, his wife, Sylvia Jukes Morris, told The Associated Press on Monday."We at Random House mourn ...

No sign of fugitive who sought Facebook likes to surrender

U.S. 05/24/19, 09:11

Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded positively to his wanted poster on social media.Torrington police say Jose Simms has seven arrest warrants and is being sought as a fugitive after failing to appear in court on ...

Feds offer $5,000 reward for information in mosque arson

U.S. 05/20/19, 12:24

A $5,000 reward has been announced for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever set fire to a Connecticut mosque.The Boston division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said Monday it was offering the reward to help solve the arson case.The fire May 12 damaged ...

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