Hartford Fire Chief Carlos Huertas reading to students, Apr. 23, 2014.

Helping children understand abuse

An important issue is getting some extra attention this month. April is Child Abuse Prevention month, and some school and public officials a…

Jeffrey Jones was arrested in connection with a threat/hoax made against Yale University, April 23, 2014.

Man charged in Yale gunman hoax


A Westbrook man is facing multiple charges in connection with a telephoned threat against Yale University that turned out to be a hoax.

Website for Ovation guitars at ovationguitars.com.

Ovation guitar factory in Conn. closing

An Ovation guitar factory in the western Connecticut hills that has produced instruments for music legends from Paul Simon to Cat Stevens to…

Wild turkey spotted in Bridgeport. (WTNH / Kent Pierce).

Video: Tracking a turkey

You expect wildlife in, well, the wild. You don't necessarily expect to see a wild turkey trotting around Connecticut's largest city. We fou…

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Victims wait as rape kits go untested

News 8 Investigators

Connecticut has made drastic changes to the way it processes rape kits, which can be integral to solving sexual assault crimes. But are the …