Connecticut

Police: Tesla on auto-pilot strikes squad car on highway

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A Tesla in auto-pilot mode hit the back of a state police car in Connecticut Saturday.Read more

Aspire to inspire: Paralyzed Connecticut man is defying odds

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The elevator at the gym has never worked, but that didn't stop Iurane Smart Jr. from making the climb.Read more

Deaf, blind and pink, puppy named "Piglet" has an inspirational story

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A puppy has captured the hearts of people across the internet for his inspirational story and unique pink-colored appearance.Read more


Accomplished college gymnast dies after training accident

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Melanie Coleman volunteered at the gym where her accident occurred.Read more

K-9s sniff out 420 pounds of marijuana in U-Haul

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Police K-9s in Connecticut sniffed out 420 pounds of marijuana in a rental truck Friday.Read more

World War II-era bomber crashes; at least 7 reported dead

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A World War II-era B-17 bomber with 13 people aboard crashed and burned at the Hartford airport after encountering mechanical trouble on takeoff Wednesday, and a state...Read more

Man's leg amputated after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from Connecticut beach

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A Connecticut man has contracted flesh-eating bacteria after swimming at a beach with a cut on his leg.Read more

Brother of slain Sandy Hook student plans to run for office

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The 19-year-old brother of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim and outspoken advocate for greater school safety measures says he's running for the Connecticut Senate.Read more

Police and residents rescue 6-foot snake from car engine

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Police and bystanders teamed up to rescue a 6-foot-long snake that had wrapped itself around the engine block of a car in Connecticut.Read more


Touching photo of boy hugging little sister at Pre-K graduation goes viral

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A photo of a proud brother hugging his little sister at her Pre-K graduation is going viral.Read more

Battery-powered glider crashes into Connecticut home

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A battery-powered glider crashed into the roof of a Connecticut home, injuring the pilot and scaring a mother and her two children who were watching TV.Read more