Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut, according to the Sesame Workshop.
Authorities in Connecticut are searching for a 1-year-old girl after her mother was found dead inside their home.
A recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court has upended a longstanding legal roadblock that has given the gun industry far-reaching immunity from lawsuits in the aftermath of mass killings.
A 20-year-old gymnast at Southern Connecticut State University died Sunday after she suffered an injury during a training “accident,” the university said.
Police in Connecticut have arrested a man after trick-or-treaters reported finding razor blades in their candy bags.
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, killing seven of them.
A Connecticut animal hospital says they’re treating four baby squirrels found tied together by their tails in a bizarre act of animal abuse.
Gunmaker Colt says it is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian market including the popular AR-15.
Illinois passed its first road test on Saturday.
Diamond DeShields scored a career-high 30 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 109-104 in overtime Friday night to hand the WNBA regular-season title to Washington.
Two dozen states and municipalities sued the federal government Tuesday to stop a new rule that lets health care clinicians decline to provide abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs.
Actress Felicity Huffman and a dozen other prominent parents have agreed to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions cheating scam that has ensnared wealthy families and athletic coaches at some of the nation's most selective universities, federal authorities said Monday.