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Court Allows Man to Seek Money from ‘Daughter’s’ Biological Dad

Court Allows Man to Seek Money from ‘Daughter’s’ Biological Dad

Comstock/Thinkstock(HARTFORD, Conn.) — A man who discovered that the daughter he raised was not really his, can sue the biological father for $190,000 — the estimated cost of raising her for 15 years — the Connecticut State Supreme Court has ruled.E…

Scoreboard Roundup – 2/1/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 2/1/12

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NBA: The Orlando Magic (13-9) defeated the Washington Wizards (4-18), 109-103.The Philadelphia 76ers (16-6) topped the Chicago Bulls (18-6), 98-82.The New Jersey Nets (8-15) stopped the Detroit Pistons (4-20…

Connecticut Police Chase Ends With Car in Sleeping Man’s Bedroom

Connecticut Police Chase Ends With Car in Sleeping Man’s Bedroom

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW HAVEN, Conn.) — A police chase ended in a rude awakening for a Connecticut man when the chase suspect’s vehicle crashed into his bedroom and landed on top of him as he lay in bed.Michael Sweat, 34, was sleeping in his apa…

Mom Who Lost Kids, Parents in Christmas Fire Attempted Suicide: Report

Mom Who Lost Kids, Parents in Christmas Fire Attempted Suicide: Report

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Madonna Badger, the New York woman who lost her three daughters and parents in a tragic Connecticut Christmas fire, attempted suicide last week. Badger, 47, was reportedly hospitalized after hurting herself in an at…

After Latino Remarks, Connecticut Mayor to Get 500 Tacos

After Latino Remarks, Connecticut Mayor to Get 500 Tacos

Hemera/Thinkstock(EAST HAVEN, Conn.) — After the mayor of East Haven, Conn., quipped that he would rebuild relations with his town’s Latino community by having tacos for dinner, an immigration rights group on Thursday said it will help those inf…

Connecticut Mayor Apologizes for Taco Crack

Connecticut Mayor Apologizes for Taco Crack

Hemera/Thinkstock(EAST HAVEN, Conn.) — An East Haven, Conn., mayor is in hot water after saying he would connect with his town’s Latino community by having tacos for dinner.His comments came hours after four East Haven police officers were arres…

Muslim Woman Sues Conn. University for Alleged Terrorism Claim

Muslim Woman Sues Conn. University for Alleged Terrorism Claim

University of Bridgeport. www[dot]bridgeport[dot]edu(BRIDGEPORT, Conn.) — A Muslim woman has sued the University of Bridgeport for allegedly reporting her to the FBI rather than investigating her sexual harassment complaints against a fellow student …

Family Massacre Survivor William Petit Engaged to Marry

Family Massacre Survivor William Petit Engaged to Marry

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW HAVEN, Conn.) — Dr. William Petit, the sole survivor of the deadly home invasion that claimed the lives of his wife and two daughters in 2007, is engaged to be married.Petit became engaged to photographer Christine Paluf aft…

Conn. Christmas Fire: Granddaughter Writes Poem for Deceased Family

Conn. Christmas Fire: Granddaughter Writes Poem for Deceased Family

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A Connecticut girl whose grandparents died in the Christmas Day fire that also claimed the lives of her three cousins wrote a poem about her grandmother, whom she called Nana. Morgan Johnson’s poem is titled “The N…

Connecticut Christmas Fire: Fireplace Embers Caused Blaze

Connecticut Christmas Fire: Fireplace Embers Caused Blaze

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(STAMFORD, Conn.) — The Christmas morning fire at a Connecticut home that killed three girls and their grandparents was started by fireplace embers that had been cleared out of the fireplace and put in either a mud room attache…

Connecticut Christmas Fire: Man Died Trying to Save Granddaughter

Connecticut Christmas Fire: Man Died Trying to Save Granddaughter

Lomer Johnson, dressed as Santa Claus. ABC NewsUPDATE: The Christmas morning fire at a Connecticut home that killed three girls and their grandparents was started by fireplace embers that had been cleared out of the fireplace and put in either a mud r…

Fire on Christmas Morning Kills Family of Ad Exec in Conn.

Fire on Christmas Morning Kills Family of Ad Exec in Conn.

WABC-TV New York(STAMFORD, Conn.) — Three young girls and their grandparents died in a three-alarm house fire in Stamford, Conn., early Christmas morning as the girls’ mother desperately tried to save them, authorities said.The mother of the gir…

Five Killed in Christmas Day House Fire

Five Killed in Christmas Day House Fire

WABC-TV New York(STAMFORD, Conn.) — Three young girls and their grandparents were killed in a three-alarm house fire in an exclusive neighborhood of Stamford, Conn., early Christmas morning, as the girls’ mother tried in vain to save them, autho…

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