DPW Employee Fired For Bypassing Safety Measures At Transfer Station Where Resident DiedOne New London Public Works employee has been fired and four others disciplined for violating safety procedures at the city transfer station.
Cop's Quick Action Prevents Railroad Tragedy- Norwalk's police chief is praising the actions of one of his officers, who managed to clear a traffic gridlock with seconds to spare, to move an SUV which was stopped within the gate area of a railroad crossing.
Make Sure The Gift You Buy The Child In Your Life Is Safe The 29th annual "Trouble in Toyland" report from the Connecticut Public Interest Research group finds dangerous and toxic toys remain on store shelves.
Worker Injured In East Hartford Gas Explosion A maintenance worker has been burned in an explosion at a compressed natural gas fueling station outside a Connecticut Natural Gas facility in East Hartford.
OSHA Proposes $7,000 Fine For Circus AccidentFederal workplace safety regulators have proposed fining Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus $7,000 for an accident during a hair-hanging stunt that seriously injured eight acrobats in Rhode Island.
Fox Bites Four In East Windsor East Windsor police say they believe it was the same fox which bit four people in their town Monday.
Gas Leak Cancels Classes At Two UConn BuildingsThe University of Connecticut has cancelled classes this evening for any classes in the Torrey Life Sciences Building and the Pharmacy/Biology Building as a result of a helium leak. Classes in other buildings are not affected.
State Rep., DOT Discuss I-84 Safety Several recent accidents on a stretch of Interstate 84, including two which involved fatalities, prompted a meeting Monday between state transportation officials and the lawmaker in whose district that highway sits.
Warning Of Nicotine-Poisoning Threat From E-Cigarette LiquidTwo Connecticut lawmakers on Tuesday announced a drive in Congress to require child-proof bottles of liquid nicotine used for e-cigarettes.
State Launches "Look Before You Lock" A campaign to raise awareness about the problem of leaving children alone in hot cars is being launched in Connecticut, weeks after the death of a Ridgefield toddler.
Minor Flooding Forecast Starting Sunday The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning along parts of the Connecticut River in Connecticut, starting Sunday morning.
Juvenile Charged With "Swatting" To Call Out Madison Police