Merle Smith Jr., the first Black cadet to graduate from the Coast Guard Academy, has died of complications from Parkinson's disease and COVID-19. He was 76. Smith commanded patrol boats in Vietnam, taught law classes at the academy in New London and retired with the rank of commander.
Connecticut became the 19th state in the U.S. Tuesday to legalize recreational marijuana, which still remains an illegal drug under federal law.
Children who are born into low-income families will be given a trust fund which will deposit $3,200 into a savings account until the child turns 18.
Brigitte Xie's piano talent has earned her a spot on stage at Carnegie Hall this fall. She will likely be the youngest person on stage.
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said the state will pay $1,000 to the first 10,000 people who complete eight straight weeks of a full-time job, aiming to get long-term unemployed Americans back to work.
On March 19, Connecticut will eliminate capacity limits for restaurants, retail, libraries, personal services, indoor recreation, gyms/fitness centers, museums, aquariums, zoos, offices, and houses of worship.
Beginning March 19, restaurants, retail, gyms, libraries, museums, offices and houses of worship will be able to open at full capacity, though masks will still be required.
Talk about your yard sale finds. A small porcelain bowl bought for $35 at a Connecticut yard sale turned out to be a rare, 15th century Chinese artifact worth between $300,000 and $500,000.
The U.S. Marshals Service has doubled the reward to $10,000 for information that could lead to the location and arrest of a 29-year-old Massachusetts man named as a person of interest in the fatal shooting of Kevin Jiang, a Yale graduate student last weekend in Connecticut.
The U.S. Marshals Service is offering up to $5,000 for information that could lead to the location and arrest of a 29-year-old Massachusetts man named as a person of interest in the fatal shooting of Kevin Jiang, a Yale graduate student last weekend in Connecticut.
Qinxuan Pan, a 29-year-old Massachusetts resident, who has been named as a person of interest in connection with the Feb. 6 shooting death of a graduate student at Yale University was spotted in metro Atlanta on Thursday and U.S. Marshals said he should be considered "armed and dangerous."
A retired Connecticut state trooper, who was one of the first to respond to the Sandy Hook massacre back in 2012, has died due to COVID-19, authorities said.
A Connecticut woman has been arrested after authorities found three dead animals in her home.
Monday marks eight years since the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The Hartford Courant plans to close the newsroom and offices it has been operating out of since the mid-1940s by the end of the year.
Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos.com who spent years working to transform the city's downtown area, has died. He was 46.
An apparent steam explosion killed two people Friday, and a third person is missing, officials said.
A man from Naugatuck is accused of forcing a child to sleep in a locked closet and making him kneel on thumb tacks.
Police in Connecticut say a woman faces multiple charges after an 8-month-old baby was found abandoned in an apartment dumpster with severe burns.
A very happy birthday to the oldest living Marine, Sgt. Dot Cole, who turned 107.