More stories by Jake Altschuler, News 8 Producer

Special Olympics torch in Bristol

BRISTOL, Conn. (WTNH)– The torch for the Unified Special Olympics made its way through Bristol today, and was met with an enormous celebrati…

Ford recall

(WTNH/AP)– Ford announces two major recalls. The first recall involves 19,500 2015 Ford Mustangs. USA Today reports there is a problem with …

Japan changes dolphin acquiring rules

(WTNH)– Animal rights activists are happy about a victory in Japan. Japanese aquariums are now changing the way they acquire dolphins. This …

Was a commercial plane hacked?

(WTNH/ABC)– The FBI is looking into whether or not a computer security expert hacked into a commercial plane. The hacker claims he took cont…

Single mom study

(WTNH)– A new study shows single mothers are at higher risk for poor health. A new report published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Commu…

First in flight fight

(WTNH/AP)– Ohio is taking steps to put down Connecticut’s claim of being first in flight. Back in 2013, Connecticut lawmakers passed a measu…

Body found in Glastonbury

GLASTONBURY, Conn. (WTNH)– Police in Glastonbury pulled a body out of the Connecticut River over the weekend. Police got a call Saturday aft…

Free dental care for moms

(WTNH)– One dentist office in New Britain is offering free dental work to mother’s this Saturday. TC Dental in New Britain is offering a pre…

Metro-North safety measures

(WTNH)– New safety measures are being taken to prevent future accidents on Metro-North. The MTA has taken out a nearly $1 billion loan to in…

JetBlue teams up with Amazon

(WTNH/AP)– JetBlue is teaming up with Amazon and its Prime members, to offer free video streaming. Prime members will soon be able to stream…