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Woman, 80, Could Face Jail Time for Stealing Obama-as-Hitler Posters

Woman, 80, Could Face Jail Time for Stealing Obama-as-Hitler Posters

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(HEBRON, Conn.) — Eighty-year-old Nancy Lack was on her way to the gym when she saw something that enraged her — two women setting up several posters depicting President Barack Obama with an Adolf Hitler mustache.Now the Hebron,…

Masked Boy Killed by Dad Had Knife, Police Say

Masked Boy Killed by Dad Had Knife, Police Say

A Fairfield Connecticut father, Jeffrey Guiliano accidentally shot and killed his son, Tyler Guiliano, by mistaking him for a burglar, Sept. 27, 2012. ABC News(NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn.) — A Connecticut teacher shot a masked and knife-wielding person durin…

Report: UConn Head Coach Jim Calhoun Retiring

Report: UConn Head Coach Jim Calhoun Retiring

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Connecticut head men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun is expected to announce his retirement at a news conference Thursday afternoon, according to ESPN.com. “He has been such a consistent winner against bi…

Will Lucas Pitches a No-Hitter at Little League World Series

Will Lucas Pitches a No-Hitter at Little League World Series

Rob Carr/Getty Images(SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.) — The year of the no-hitter continues, but this time it’s a Little Leaguer. Will Lucas, 12, tossed a no-hitter, leading Fairfield, Connecticut to a 4-0 victory over New Castle, Indiana, in the Little Leag…

Homeowner Billed for Neighborhood Streetlights for 25 Years

Homeowner Billed for Neighborhood Streetlights for 25 Years

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(HARTFORD, Conn.) — A Connecticut woman received a five figure check from Connecticut Light & Power after being incorrectly billed for two neighborhood streetlights for 25 years.“CL&P said it was always on the bill …

Connecticut Home Invasion Survivor William Petit Releases Wedding Photo

Connecticut Home Invasion Survivor William Petit Releases Wedding Photo

Copyright 2012 John Benoit/Courtesy Dr. and Mrs. Petit(NEW YORK) — Dr. William Petit, who survived a home invasion rampage that took the lives of his wife and two daughters in 2007, is remarried and — from the looks of a photo released by the new cou…

Connecticut Family Massacre Survivor William Petit Remarries

Connecticut Family Massacre Survivor William Petit Remarries

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Dr. William Petit, the sole survivor of the deadly home invasion that claimed the lives of his wife and two daughters in 2007, has remarried. Petit, 55, wed photographer Christine Paluf, 34, on Sunday in West Hartford, Conn. A r…

Standoff on UConn Campus Ends After Armed Man Takes His Life

Standoff on UConn Campus Ends After Armed Man Takes His Life

Joseph Devenney/Getty Images(GROTON, Conn.) — An armed man who was threatening to kill himself at the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point Campus took his own life early Tuesday morning after attempts to subdue him failed, ABC News affiliate WTNH-T…

Suicide by Oyster? Petit Family Killer’s Elaborate Plan

Suicide by Oyster? Petit Family Killer’s Elaborate Plan

Connecticut State Police(HARTFORD, Conn.) — A Connecticut man on death row for the 2007 home invasion murders of a mother and her two daughters detailed an elaborate suicide plan involving oysters and lying about committing 17 other murders. In Octobe…

Conn. Mom Abuses 10-Month-Old on Video, Sends to Ex-Boyfriend

Conn. Mom Abuses 10-Month-Old on Video, Sends to Ex-Boyfriend

West Haven Police(WEST HAVEN, Conn.) — A 20-year-old Connecticut mother is charged with assault, intentional cruelty, risk of injury to a child, and threatening, after she sent videos and text messages to her ex-boyfriend that depicted and described h…

Romney Rakes in $3 Million at Connecticut Fundraiser, Supporter Says

Romney Rakes in $3 Million at Connecticut Fundraiser, Supporter Says

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney is in the middle of a fundraising blitz. After a successful Florida swing that brought in about $10 million, his campaign says it expects fundraisers in Connecticut and New York Sunday, Monday, and …

Connecticut Repeals Death Penalty

Connecticut Repeals Death Penalty

Kevin Horan/Stone(HARTFORD, Conn.) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy signed the state’s death penalty repeal bill into law Wednesday, but the new law will not affect the 11 convicted killers already on death row, including the two men who killed the wi…

Christmas Day Tragedy: Father Speaks of Grief, Launches Fund

Christmas Day Tragedy: Father Speaks of Grief, Launches Fund

Matthew Badger(NEW YORK) — The father of Lily, Sarah and Grace Badger, the three girls who died last year in a Christmas Day fire in their Connecticut home, has spoken publicly for the first time of his grief, his daughters and his glimmers of somethi…

Northeast Primary Day: What to Watch After Santorum’s Exit

Northeast Primary Day: What to Watch After Santorum’s Exit

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Five Northeastern states — Connecticut, Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island — will hold their primaries on Tuesday, and a total of 231 delegates are at stake.Before Rick Santorum dropped out …

Ann Romney Says Talking to Women Makes Her Sure of Victory

Ann Romney Says Talking to Women Makes Her Sure of Victory

Scott Olson/Getty Images(STAMFORD, Conn.) — Ann Romney gave a passionate and at times emotional speech to the party faithful in Stamford, Conn., Monday night, telling them she knows “we are going to win in November” because of what women t…

Massacre Survivor William Petit Opposes Repeal of Conn. Death Penalty

Massacre Survivor William Petit Opposes Repeal of Conn. Death Penalty

David J Sams/Getty Images(HARTFORD, Conn.) — Connecticut state senators were expected to vote on a controversial death penalty repeal bill Wednesday, with family members of murder victims at odds over whether the bill should move forward or not.The pr…

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/8/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/8/12

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Top 25 Men’s College Basketball. The Big East Tournament: (2) Syracuse (31-1) bounced Connecticut (20-13), 58-55.Louisville (24-9) upended (9) Marquette (25-7), 84-71.Cincinnati (23-9) outlasted (13) Georgetown…

Syracuse Advances In The Big East Tournament

Syracuse Advances In The Big East Tournament

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Dion Waiters scored 18 points as No. 2 Syracuse (31-1) defeated Connecticut (20-13) 58-55 in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden. Syracuse has now won 11 in row while the Huskies&r…

Mystery of Florida Firefighter’s Disappearance Deepens

Mystery of Florida Firefighter’s Disappearance Deepens

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The disappearance of a Florida firefighter 1,600 miles from home and the perplexing behavior of a couple he reportedly had contact with has baffled investigators, who have found no signs of foul play.Jerry Perdomo, 31, …

Van Containing Unmarked ATM Keys Stolen in Connecticut

Van Containing Unmarked ATM Keys Stolen in Connecticut

FIle photo. Ryan McVay/Thinkstock(BRIDGEPORT, Conn.) — A van containing keys to ATMs across Connecticut has been stolen, leading police to issue a lookout warning.The unmarked van was stolen from the train station in Bridgeport, Conn. on Wednesday. T…

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