Driver livestreams himself speeding, crashing

Police in Connecticut were able to provide a compelling reason for drivers to slow down and take care after a man in New London livestreamed himself speeding over Gold Star Memorial Bridge, before spinning out of control and crashing at an exit ramp.

Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85

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.

Huffman, 12 other parents to plead guilty in college scheme

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.