The misadventure happened June 23 when a mother bear with three cubs knocked over a garbage can in the town of Harwinton in Litchfield County, and one of the cubs stuck its head in a clear plastic jar that had spilled out.
Communities all across the region will be lighting up the sky this weekend to celebrate America. Here's where you can go to see some fireworks!
Prominent civil rights attorney Ben Crump said Tuesday he will lead the legal fight on behalf of Randy Cox, a Black man who was seriously injured in the back of a police van in Connecticut when the driver braked suddenly.
A 6-month-old baby is now orphaned after their parents were killed in a dispute over a neighbor's dog. A third person remains in critical condition.
WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon is accused of secretly paying $3 million to a former employee with whom he was having an affair.
Connecticut police say two men from New York led them on a chase along Interstate 95 in a rental truck loaded stolen cooking oil and hit another car and injured a woman along the way.
A Connecticut woman has died of Powassan virus, a tick borne illness.
A tattoo description by the victim helped lead police to an arrest.
Police in Connecticut are searching for two suspects they said stole more than $30,000 in rare coins and cash from a dealer they followed from a trade show.
A 28-year-old man is accused of killing his mother almost six years ago. Authorities found him alone in a life raft eight days after he and his mom left for a fishing trip.
Schools all across the NY area are stepping up police patrols in the wake of the horrific school shooting in Texas.
Murphy is begging his colleagues to finally pass legislation that addresses the nation’s continuing gun violence problem.
New York City, the Hudson Valley, northeastern New Jersey and much of Connecticut are under a heat advisory from noon to 8 p.m., as temperatures will rise into the low 90s and feel like nearly 100.
A Connecticut 16-year-old has been arrested and charged with murder in connection to the deadly stabbing of 17-year-old high school lacrosse player James McGrath during a fight outside a house party.
James McGrath was stabbed to death when a fight reportedly broke out at a party over the weekend. He was a student at Fairfield Prep.
The two bear cubs left orphaned when an off-duty police officer shot their mother in Newtown, Connecticut last week have been captured.
Someone shot a momma bear, leaving her two young cubs as orphans.
A Connecticut man has been convicted of killing his wife, Connie Dabate, with her Fitbit activity tracker being used as a key piece of evidence against him.
Some small businesses are still struggling to hire qualified workers, even as Americans return to the U.S. job market in droves.
A Connecticut man in his 50s is recovering from a rare and potentially dangerous viral infection caused by a tick bite, health officials said. This is the state's first known case of a Powassan virus-related illness so far this year.