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Arrest Made In Russian Roulette Death

VERNON, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut man has been arrested on weapons and drugs charges after police say his friend died during an apparent game of “Russian roulette.” An arrest warrant affidavit released this week […]

08/28/2014

Connecticut state investigators examine the scene of a Metro North train collision. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Faulty Safety Practices Cited As Cause Of Metro North Accidents

NEW YORK (AP) – A panel convened by New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority says Metro-North Railroad has sacrificed safety for on-time performance in recent years. The report released Wednesday echoes an assessment conducted earlier this […]

08/27/2014

Hartford Police Department. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Person Shot, Suspect Arrested On Assault And Drug Charges

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – One man is charged after Hartford police say he shot at a man on a city street just before 12:30 Tuesday afternoon. During their arrest of 21-year-old Teekaram Persaud in a […]

08/27/2014

Jose Offerman (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Offerman Appealing Bat Attack Ruling

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – Former major league baseball player Jose Offerman is appealing a federal court order that he pay $940,000 to a catcher injured during a minor league brawl in 2007. A jury last […]

08/27/2014

Dawn Mallory (Courtesy Regional School District No. 8)

School Puts Improvements In Place Following Fatal Accident

HEBRON, Conn. (AP) – New driveway signs and speed bumps are in place at RHAM Middle School in Hebron as students return to school, in response to an accident that killed a teacher. The new […]

08/27/2014

Connecticut-based Affinion is paying $30-million to settle claims in 46 states. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Say Woman Used Stolen Credit Card 51 Times

(Glastonbury, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A woman currently behind bars is charged by Glastonbury police in a credit card theft. Police say Nakia Wright faces 51 counts of illegal use of a credit card. Investigators say […]

08/27/2014

Photo from Windham Public Schools web site

Water Woes Cancel Classes This Week At Windham Center School

No school until Tuesday for students at Windham Center School.

08/26/2014

Senator  Richard Blumenthal.

Blumenthal: Rate Hike Request “Unfair”

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Senator Richard Blumenthal has fired off a letter to PURA, the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, voicing concerns about a rate hike request by Connecticut Light and Power. Blumenthal calls CL&P’s request […]

08/26/2014

Kevin Counihan. Photo by Steve Kotchko.

CEO Of State Health Exchange Leaving For Federal Post

The CEO of Connecticut’s health care exchange is moving on, for a post in Washington.

08/26/2014

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