WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on a Connecticut highway early Saturday morning while helping victims of a previous car accident, state police said.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — An irate man threatened to kill a volunteer at a local Democratic Party office in Connecticut after assailing her with a profanity-filled diatribe in which he claimed...
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Christian Siriano, who turned his atelier into a mask-making machine, took to his Connecticut backyard Thursday for a cozy fashion show complete with picnic baskets for his...
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont praised health care and other essential workers Thursday by comparing the jobs they are doing during the COVID-19 pandemic to the heroism of...
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Terex Corp. (TEX) on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $9.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
NEWINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A mosquito infected with the West Nile virus has been found in Newington, the first sign of the virus in Connecticut this season.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Several Connecticut state parks closed their gates before noon Sunday after quickly reaching their visitor limits.
The state has reduced by half the number of people...
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Terex Corp. (TEX) on Thursday reported a loss of $24.9 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Westport, Connecticut-based company said it had a loss...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont's chief of staff, who helped develop the governor's ill-fated trucks-only toll plan, has resigned.
Ryan Drajewicz, a former hedge fund executive from...
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut teenager charged with stabbing a woman at random in the parking lot of a beauty spa was ruled competent to stand trial during a court appearance...
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — A postcard from Mahatma Gandi, a letter from composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky and typewriters used by authors Jack Kerouac and Ernest Hemingway are hitting a virtual auction...
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Terex Corp. (TEX) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $24.5 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Elementary school age students hurt in a school bus crash in Connecticut early Friday suffered minor injuries but did not require hospitalization, police said.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont was greeted by a mostly pro-tolls crowd Sunday during a forum about transportation, which comes as lawmakers inch closer to a possible vote on a...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A teenager accused of stabbing a woman in a random attack in the parking lot of a Connecticut beauty spa has been ordered to undergo a competency evaluation.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police have arrested a teenager they say stabbed a woman in a random attack in the parking lot of a Connecticut beauty spa.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont is scheduled to appear at a public meeting this weekend to discuss his proposed transportation plan, which could include highway tolls.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut are searching for three suspects who allegedly stole $11,000 worth of fur coats.
Officers responded to a report of a theft in progress at Albe...
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Terex Corp. (TEX) on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings of $21.4 million.
The Westport, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of 30 cents per share....
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti were found at two Connecticut high schools.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — The public is being invited to attend a ceremony in Connecticut marking the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 5 at Sherwood...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Hartford HealthCare's purchase of St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport has been approved by the state.
The ruling Thursday by the Connecticut Office of Health...
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Terex Corp. (TEX) on Monday reported second-quarter net income of $75.1 million.
On a per-share basis, the Westport, Connecticut-based company said it had profit of...
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — The Newman's Own Foundation says it has removed Bob Forrester as its chief executive officer and president amid allegations of inappropriate behavior lodged by...
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut librarian has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison for possession of child pornography.
Robert Kelly was also sentenced recently to register as a sex...
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Westport Police say a man walking in the town wearing only underwear assaulted police officers.
Police say they responded to multiple calls about the man on...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The co-chairman of the General Assembly's Public Health Committee is throwing his support behind a proposed tax on sugary drinks.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police have captured a man they say has been leaving decapitated chickens outside a Connecticut home.
Westport police say a resident called at about 11:30 p.m. Friday...
ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials are ramping up the search for an inmate who escaped a prison program at a local college.
The state Department of Corrections says the U.S....
DARIEN, Conn. (AP) — Police have arrested four people who tried to use counterfeit $100 bills to buy wine, chocolate and pet goods in Connecticut.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — When the 1958 film adaptation of "The Old Man and the Sea" hit theaters, Ernest Hemingway happened to be in New York City to watch the World Series and invited his close friend A.E. Hotchner to go see the movie with him.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut elementary school principal and other staff members have been placed on paid leave while the district reviews what it calls "allegations regarding recent events."
Westport schools Superintendent Colleen Palmer said in emails to Kings Highway Elementary School families on Monday that Principal Mary Lou DiBella and other members of the school staff have been placed on leave for at least the next few days.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — A dog that got loose on a Connecticut highway is back with her family thanks to a state police trooper and some good Samaritans.
Connecticut State Police said in a Facebook post that "things got a little 'hairy'" when the dog named Maggie got loose on Route I-95 in Westport Sunday morning.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut high school girls' soccer coach charged with exposing himself in front of a 16-year-old girl told police it was an accident.
David Sharpe, of Fairfield, was charged Saturday with public indecency and second-degree breach of peace.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police say a 20-year-old man ejected in a rollover crash in Westport over the weekend has died.
Westport police say the vehicle was on Interstate 95 at about 3:45 a.m. Sunday when the driver lost control and smashed into a guardrail. The car rolled over and Brian Andersen was ejected from the vehicle.
Andersen was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. A GoFundMe campaign says his father is a music teacher at Westport's Bedford Middle School.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who says he was wrongly cited for distracted driving after police mistook a McDonald's hash brown for a cellphone is continuing his legal fight.
The Hour reports that Westport police gave Jason Stiber a $300 distracted driving ticket in April. The Westport man challenged the charge and lost in court.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Terex Corp. (TEX) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $38.6 million.
The Westport, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of 51 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 68 cents per share.
The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 75 cents per share.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Authorities in Connecticut say a 72-year-old businessman has admitted to multiple offenses stemming from an investment fraud scheme.
U.S. Attorney for Connecticut John Durham says Barton Stuck, of Westport, will be sentenced on Jan. 22 after pleading guilty Thursday to wire fraud and engaging in illegal monetary transactions.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The death of a student at Providence College has prompted the school to cancel an annual celebration that kicks off the men's and women's basketball seasons.
The "Late Night Madness Celebration" had been scheduled for Saturday night.
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Department of Transportation plans to install surveillance cameras on the platforms at seven more train stations.
Some railroad stations already have security cameras, including the Stamford station, the busiest on the New Haven Line. Union Station in New Haven also has cameras.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — An employee of a Connecticut car dealership has been charged with stealing nearly $16,000 from the business.
Westport police say 46-year-old Ivo Ivanov has been charged with two counts of third-degree larceny. The Greenwich Time reports that police responded to Honda of Westport in July for reports of cash being taken from the business.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Authorities in the shoreline town of Westport say they have been receiving calls about sightings of sickly coyotes.
Animal control officers say the coyotes appear to be afflicted by parasitic mites that infest the skin and can cause lesions.
Several residents have called police and animal control over the last two weeks with sightings of the animals.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Terex Corp. (TEX) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $57.8 million.
The Westport, Connecticut-based company said it had profit of 75 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 98 cents per share.
The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 90 cents per share.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — A drugstore employee has been arrested in Connecticut for alleged theft of prescription medications.
Police say 39-year-old Samantha Jordan, of Norwalk, turned herself in Sunday in at police headquarters for an active arrest warrant in connection to prescription medications stolen at a Westport CVS pharmacy where she worked.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The new Connecticut Pension Sustainability Commission is meeting for the first time.
Created by the General Assembly, the panel is scheduled to convene on Tuesday. It has been charged with addressing the state's unfunded pension liability. It has been a key factor in the state's ongoing budget deficits and a major issue in this year's gubernatorial campaign.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Steve Obsitnik (ob-SIT-nik) has finally received public campaign financing for the Aug. 14 primary.
Connecticut's Elections Enforcement Commission on Wednesday approved a $1.35 million grant for the Westport tech entrepreneur. The funding has been delayed amid an investigation into possible campaign finance violations.
Obsitnik campaign manager Dan Debicella says he wishes the process was faster but is "pleased with the outcome."
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police have charged a man with sexually assaulting an Uber driver in Connecticut.
Authorities say they responded to a Westport gas station around 1 a.m. Wednesday where the driver said he had been sexually assaulted by the passenger.
The driver told police he picked up the passenger at the Green's Farms train station, and the man groped him while making explicit remarks in the back seat. The man fled on foot after the driver stopped at the gas station.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut man is charged with the sexual assault of an Uber driver.
The Connecticut Post reports 21-year-old Jason Karlen allegedly made sexually explicit comments and groped an Uber driver in Westport.
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — A funeral for a Connecticut state trooper who died of cancer at age 51 has been scheduled.
Flags have been at half-staff across the state in honor of Trooper Walter Greene, who fell ill after responding to New York City following the attack on the World Trade Center.
Services are scheduled for Monday and Tuesday at the Sherwood Island State Park, the site of the state's memorial to the victims of 9/11.