Police in a number of Connecticut communities report receiving calls from residents of their towns who have received calls purporting to be from the Internal Revenue Service in what the agency says is the largest scam of its kind in the history of the IRS.
A New York City woman who posed as the aunt of a child killed in the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school last December has been sentenced to 8 months in prison.
A less-than-romantic public proposal which was rejected at a Rock Cats baseball game last week . . . was a hoax, according to word today from the team.
Bridgeport police say eight bomb threats against city schools in the past week have put a strain on resources.
New Haven Police say a call which came in the midst of heightened security after the Boston Marathon bombing Monday night was a hoax.