Lt. J. Paul Vance

Authorities say a man who stabbed passengers on a casino-bound tour bus on Interstate 95 in Connecticut was fatally shot by state police on Oct. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Police Stymied Finding ID Of Man In Casino Bus Stabbings

Connecticut State Police are stymied as they try to identify the man who slashed two passengers in a box-cutter rampage aboard a bus on Interstate 95 before he was fatally shot by a trooper

10/17/2014

Scott Gellatly (image via Facebook, modified by CBSNewYork.com)

Cops: Alleged Oxford, Conn., Killer Nabbed Amid Suicide Attempt

Connecticut state police say a woman has been killed in a double shooting at a home in Oxford and they have taken her husband into custody.

05/07/2014

Police at scene of Central Connecticut State University lockdown (Credit: Twitter/Will Bostic)

Student Charged In CCSU Gun Scare That Prompted Lockdown

The student’s mother told the Hartford Courant the incident was a misunderstanding, and friends of his said the samurai outfit he was wearing was his Halloween costume.

11/04/2013

Meriden Police patch (credit: Meriden Police)

Man Dies Following Altercation With Meriden, Conn. Police

The man was pronounced dead at MidState Medical Center in Meriden after doctors tried to medicate him. The man’s name is being withheld until his family is notified. An autopsy is planned.

06/10/2013

Alyssiah Wiley (credit: Conn. State Police)

Family Of Missing Conn. Student: ‘Help Us Bring Our Loved One Home’

Alyssiah Wiley’s parents, state police and a state prosecutor spoke at a news conference at the Willimantic school Thursday.

05/02/2013

A man pays tribute to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. (Photo credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Seeks Release Of Information On Newtown Massacre After Gunman Details Leaked

According to published report, a law enforcement official said gunman Adam Lanza tracked the death tolls and details of other mass shootings on a massive spread sheet and viewed them as “scores.”

03/21/2013

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Added Sobriety Checkpoints Across Tri-State Area Could Cost Drunk Drivers

Law enforcement agencies across the country this holiday weekend are beefing up patrols. In the Tri-State Area, that means added roving patrols and sobriety checkpoints set up by local and state police.

09/02/2012

Jeffrey Bourgeois (credit: Handout/WFSB.com)

Conn. Community Remembers 6-Year-Old Killed By Wood Chipper

Nearly 100 adults and children attended a memorial ceremony for Jeffrey Bourgeois on Wednesday afternoon outside Salem Elementary School, where he attended first grade.

04/12/2012