Cops In Connecticut Hunt For Suspects Who Strapped Credit Union Exec With Device, Ordered Him To StealThe suspects forced Matthew Yussman to wear what looked like a bomb and sent him to get money from Achieve Financial Credit Union in New Britain while they stayed with his mother.
Police Source: Conn. Man Forced To Wear Bomb-Like Device During Bank RobberyPolice in New Britain, Connecticut on Monday encountered a man with what appeared to be a bomb strapped to his body at a credit union, after uncovering an alleged robbery plot.
Connecticut Mother Charged After Toddler Left In Car Overnight
Thieves Make Off With Hundreds Of Ears Of Corn From Bristol, Conn. FarmWorkers at Green Acres Farm in Bristol went to pick corn to sell at a market Sunday and discovered that the stalks had been all but picked clean.
Conn. Lawmaker Pushes For Right To Free Tap Water At BarsState Rep. Chris Wright (D-Bristol) has introduced a measure to fight for the right of one of his constituents to be able to order a plain glass of water at a bar.
Bristol Mayor Reverses Pink T-Shirt Ban For FirefightersMayor Arthur Ward had opposed requests by unionized firefighters to wear the shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, arguing the city could support only so many causes.
Bristol Mayor Bans Firefighters From Wearing Pink For Breast Cancer AwarenessMayor Art Ward said adding new charitable causes to support would create difficulties.
Following Danica Patrick: Double Duty At AtlantaFor the last time on the circuit, Danica Patrick turned her first laps at a track. Atlanta Motor Speedway is a “cookie cutter” 1.5 mile track, similar to Texas and Charlotte, tracks where Patrick has already been.
Following Danica Patrick: Double Duty At BristolThe spring Bristol Motor Speedway was not the same as the Bristol Motor Speedway the drivers came to this past weekend. After uneventful racing in the Spring, track owner Bruton Smith took bulldozers to the track and ground the top of the track, creating a whole new Bristol.
Fairfield Little League At New England Regionals TonightThey've won three state titles and now the Fairfield American Little League team is headed for the New England regionals. They play Vermont at 8 p.m.
Connecticut Cleans Up After Deadly Irene Slams The StateTwo deaths in Connecticut were being attributed to Tropical Storm Irene, which knocked out power to more than 700,000 utility customers and swept some shorefront homes into the sea.
Not Guilty Plea In Flatulence-Fueled Murder CaseMarc Higgins of Bristol, Connecticut pleaded not guilty to charges he stabbed his friend to death for making fun of his flatulence. Three other people were injured in the alleged rampage.