Mother Of College Student Who Died After Charity Pancake Eating Contest Reaches Settlement With School

The mother of a college student who died after choking during a charity pancake eating contest has reportedly reached a settlement with the Connecticut school where the tragic incident took place. Caitlin Nelson was taking part in the charity event at Sacred Heart University in 2017 when she began to choke while eating. As the […]

Movement To Rename Yale University Goes Viral On Twitter After It Is Revealed The Founder Was A Slave Trader

A movement seeking to “cancel Yale” has gone viral on social media after it was revealed that the founder of the prestigious university, Elihu Yale, was not only a slave owner but also a slave trader. The viral movement comes as the United States faces a growing pressure to address examples of institutional racism following […]

Jason Racz, A Connecticut Man, Accused Of Putting Razor Blades In Bags Of Halloween Candy

Jason Racz, a Connecticut resident, has been accused of putting razor blades in bags of children’s Halloween candy, Providence, Rhode Island’s WJAR-TV reports. No children were injured. On Halloween night, after the kids in Waterbury had finished trick-or-treating, at least two parents called the police to say that they had found razor blades in their […]

Valerie Reyes’ Ex-Boyfriend Arrested In Connection To Her Death, NYC Woman’s Body Found Stuffed In A Suitcase

The ex-boyfriend of Valerie Reyes, 24, has been arrested after using one of her ATM cards, police are reporting on Tuesday. Valerie Reyes’ body was found on February 5, stuffed in a suitcase, one which was dumped on the side of a Connecticut road. Javier DeSilva, 24, is named as the suspect, according to NBC […]

Sandy Hook Anniversary Sees Elementary School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Sandy Hook Elementary School, the site of a mass shooting that took the lives of 20 young students and six administrators in 2012, was evacuated after a bomb threat was sent to the school on Friday, the anniversary of the deadly killings. Newtown, Connecticut, police announced at a press conference that the school received a […]

Connecticut Schools Issue Statement Saying Parents Are No Longer Welcome To Have Lunch With Their Children

The superintendent of Darien, Connecticut, schools recently issued a statement in an email that angered the entire community. The Darien school system announced that parents were no longer allowed to come and visit their children during their lunchtime. According to NBC, the new rule was made because too many parents were making cafeteria visits and […]

Bump Stock Ban Enacted In Connecticut One Year After Mandalay Bay Shooting

Connecticut’s new bump stock ban, inspired by the shooting in Las Vegas, takes effect today. As of Oct. 1, 2018, it will be a class D felony to have a bump stock, meaning someone holding onto one could spend up t0 five years behind bars and puts a hefty $5,000 fine on anyone selling, purchasing, […]

Connecticut City With ‘Paul Manafort Drive’ Street Set To Vote For New Name

In the city of New Britain, Connecticut, there is a street by the name of Paul Manafort Drive. Over the past year, this has become a contentious issue in the community, with some coming to hate the name, while others love it. Following Paul Manafort’s conviction during his first trial and the plea deal he […]

Connecticut Town Sees 18 Suspected Overdoses In Just 4 Hours

New Haven, Connecticut has been rocked with a series of overdoses since Tuesday night, 18 of the cases occurring in just a little more than three-and-a-half hours. NBC-CT reports that 30 cases of sickness or overdose have been reported so far, and police are searching for a suspect. They believe the cause was a batch […]

Two Connecticut Lunch Lady Sisters Accused Of Stealing Nearly $500K From Schools

Lunch lady sisters Joanne Pascarelli, 61, and Marie Wilson, 67, have been accused of stealing nearly half a million dollars from the Connecticut school system. While the looting has been linked to the last five years, officials suspect the sisters were stealing for much longer than that. According to the New York Post, Pascarelli and […]

McDonald’s Sign Sparks Controversy Amid Chick-Fil-A Opening

According to the Hartford Courant, a McDonald’s in Glastonbury, Connecticut, posted a genial but interesting message on its sign ahead of the opening of a Chick-fil-A restaurant next door. The sign read, “We welcome everyone.” While this message is not inflammatory by itself, it’s proximity to the new Chick-fil-A has caught the attention of passersby. […]

Former Chicago Clubs And Miami Marlins Player Adam Greenberg Announces Run For Public Office

Ex-professional baseball player Adam Greenberg is running for the state senate in his home state of Connecticut. Greenberg is seeking to win the seat in the state’s district 12, which is in the New Haven area, and is currently held by Democrat Ted Kennedy Jr., the son of the late U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. Kennedy […]

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty Drops Reelection Bid After Sexual Harassment Scandal Surfaces

Elizabeth Esty, a Connecticut Democrat, has announced that she is stepping down when her term in Congress ends this year rather than run for reelection. In revelations that emerged last week, Esty came under fire for apparently keeping her chief of staff on the payroll for three months after she learned that the man allegedly […]

Company That Made Weapon That Massacred Sandy Hook Children Files For Bankruptcy

The company that manufactured the weapon used by Adam Lanza to kill 26 people, including 20 first graders, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut in December 2012 has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Remington Outdoor Company, which is owned by Cerberus Capital Management, filed Sunday in U. S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware. The […]

Yale Student Takes Selfie With Severed Heads: Ivy League Fury Erupts Over Disrespect For Cadavers

Outrage ensued after a selfie emerged online of a Yale dental graduate student posing with two severed human heads that he took during a workshop at the Connecticut university. Creating a photo with a rather grotesque and gory depiction of severed heads is not what most people would expect from anyone affiliated with this university, […]

‘Gorey’s Worlds’ Exhibition: Explore Edward Gorey’s Personal Collection Of Art That Inspired His Work

Fans of the eerie and macabre work of Edward Gorey will soon be able to personally inspect and examine the art that touched and inspired the American artist when The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art hosts the “Gorey’s Worlds” exhibition, which is slated to run from February 10 to May 6, 2018 in Hartford, Connecticut. […]

You Need To See Heather Mosher’s Wedding Pics, The Breast Cancer Patient Died Hours After Marriage

Heather Mosher, a breast cancer patient from Connecticut, got married in a hospital while she was still on life support. She died only 18 hours after exchanging vows with her boyfriend, David. Now, people are going crazy about the wedding pics. On December 22, David and Heather Mosher got married at St. Francis Hospital in […]

Ivanka Trump Visits School And Angry Parents Rush To Pull Their Kids Out Of Class In Blue State Connecticut

Ivanka Trump wasn’t extended the warmest of welcomes from the parents of a group of high school kids during a surprise visit on Monday. The setting was an alternative high school in Norwalk, Connecticut, which is a hop, skip, and a jump from New York City by the way the crow flies. Once parents got […]

Connecticut Man Thrown Off Bridge While Checking On Woman’s Safety: Her Boyfriend Arrested On Attempted Murder

What started out as a good deed left a man with serious injuries after he was tossed off a bridge into the icy waters below a Connecticut bridge. This incident also turned into an attempted murder charge for the man who allegedly did this. A bridge that links Shelton and Derby Connecticut was the site […]

Man Threw Bag Containing Baby’s Body In Connecticut Reservoir To Help Girlfriend Conceal Birth

A man who threw a stillborn baby’s body wrapped in a plastic bag into a reservoir was charged Friday in a Connecticut courtroom. Benjamin Edgerly, 21, is facing conspiracy charges, and ill disposal of a dead body for tossing the baby’s body in that reservoir. Edgerly told Connecticut State Police that he wanted to help […]

NASCAR Driver Killed In Plane Crash: Couple Discover Plane And Bodies In Connecticut Woods

A NASCAR driver and a pilot of a small plane are dead after the aircraft they were in went down in the Connecticut woods. A couple heard a loud noise near their home, which they said sounded like a “tree falling in the woods.” They took a walk out into the rural wooded area where […]

Hope Hicks, 28, Takes Scaramucci’s Place: Former Model Made Cameo On Soap, Doesn’t Have Twitter Account

President Donald Trump named Hope Hicks as the new interim White House communications director, taking on the post vacated by Anthony Scaramucci last month. The White House will make an announcement on a “permanent” White House communications director at “an appropriate time,” according to a White House official today. Hope Hicks is in the current […]

Police: Connecticut School Bus Driver Arrested After Leaving Special Needs Student, Six, Alone On Bus

A Connecticut school bus driver was fired after allegedly leaving a special needs student, six, alone on the bus, NBC Connecticut reports. On June 29, Guillermo Garcia was said to have been responsible for transporting students from Webb Elementary School to their homes. Garcia, 34, a driver for Access Transportation who holds a contract with […]

UFO Sightings Spike In Connecticut — Check Out List Of Towns

The National UFO Reporting Center reveals that Connecticut has seen a spike in UFO reports last month. There’s been a 50 percent increase in reported UFO sightings coming out of the Nutmeg State for July. The reports in July weren’t just concentrated in one area of Connecticut, according to the data collected by this center […]

50 Cent’s House Of 52 Bedrooms Burgled, Rapper Responds With ‘LOL’

Rapper 50 Cent is not known for his humble nature, as the Inquisitr readers may remember from the coverage of the extremely crass tweets he sent out when he was filing for bankruptcy. 50 might have just taken his signature cockiness to a whole new level, though, by casually dismissing and even laughing at the […]

Fredrik Eklund Expecting Twins Again? ‘MDLNY’ Star Shares Same Message Twice

Fredrik Eklund has always wanted a daughter. Fredrik already knows that he wants her name to be Milla, and he has tried several times to have a baby via surrogate. But he has repeatedly been told that the pregnancies had failed, and he documented his grief on Million Dollar Listing: New York. While Eklund wanted […]

Cenk Uygur On Connecticut Senate Race: How ‘To Send A Huge Signal To Trump’

Yesterday, Cenk Uygur, host and co-founder of The Young Turks, hosted a live stream on YouTube where he called on Democrats, and those frustrated by Donald Trump around the country, to rally behind Greg Cava for Connecticut Senate in the state’s upcoming special election on Tuesday, February 28. A win by the Democrat would flip […]

Russian Spy Ship Lurks 30 Miles Off Connecticut Beaches: Testing Trump’s Limits?

The Russian spy ship trolling the waters off New London, Connecticut, leaves President Donald Trump in an awkward position today. The Viktor Leonov, which is the name of that spy ship with the Russians at the helm, looms in an area that is not far from the submarine base located in Groton, Connecticut. While it […]

Fredrik Eklund Net Worth: How ‘MDLNY’ Star Is Using Fame To Help Homeless Kids

Fredrik Eklund is always talking about how he’s one of the best brokers in New York. He often uses social media to share the number of sales he’s been able to make in a single week, and Fredrik will gladly brag about records in hopes of getting more sales. And while Fredrik’s reported net worth […]

Fredrik Eklund House: ‘MDLNY’ Star Wants Help To Name His Connecticut Mansion

Fredrik Eklund has been filming another season of Million Dollar Listing: New York and based on his social media pages, it sounds like this season could be one of the best years yet in real estate sales. Eklund has been issuing contracts out left and right, and ranking in millions of dollars in overall sales […]

Connecticut Republican Politician Arrested For Pinching Woman’s Genitals Because He ‘No Longer Has To Be Politically Correct’

A week before the inauguration of a Republican President-elect who bragged that he could grab women “by the p***y,” news broke that a Connecticut politician was arrested for doing precisely that. The reason given by Christopher von Keyserling before allegedly doing the unthinkable to a female co-worker? Court documents allege that the Connecticut Republican claimed […]

Meek Mill Concert Shooting Leaves 2 Dead: Rapper Calls Deaths ‘A Lie,’ Then Deletes Post

A Meek Mill concert was letting out when a shooting erupted in the crowd leaving two men dead outside the rapper’s Connecticut show. Police were called to this scene of violence at just a few minutes after 11 p.m. on Friday. The shooter is still at large today, despite the many roadblocks put in place […]

School Bus Driver Falls Asleep Behind Wheel: ‘Get Off At Next Stop’ Parents Text To Frightened Kids

Pictures of a bus driver nodding off in the rear-view mirror were taken by a few of the scared kids riding on his bus. The kids called and texted their parents, who were waiting for their arrival at home. Many of the parents texted or phoned back similar directions to their kids on the school […]

The Wright Brothers: First To Fly?

On December 17, 1903, the Wright brothers were credited with the first flight on record (113 years ago today). Near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, the brothers flew their aircraft 120 feet over a span of 12 seconds. This historical moment has been a boon for the small town, becoming a popular tourist destination for aerophiles. […]

Fredrik Eklund Says Connecticut House Has Changed His Mind About Having A Family

Fredrik Eklund is known for being a sales machine in New York City, and he is working hard to sell properties all around New York City. He has been sharing his sales successes on Million Dollar Listing: New York for years and Eklund has even opened up about his personal life. Eklund was excited to […]

Connecticut Mom Pushes Daughter Out Of The Way, Is Struck And Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver

A Connecticut mom is being called a hero after she pushed her daughter out of the way of a vehicle, only to be struck and killed herself. The hit-and-run driver then fled the scene, and police are still looking for him or her. As WTNH (New Haven) reports, 40-year-old Dania Cegeno-Delrosario was crossing a Meridian […]

Clown Sightings Prompt New Haven Public Schools To Ban Clown Costumes During This Year’s Halloween

Clown sightings have been reported in several cities nationwide since August. The creepy clown sightings first started in Greenville, South Carolina, after several people told police a clown was trying to lure children into the woods. Since then, several more clown sightings have been reported across the country, and one Connecticut school district is banning […]

Mia Farrow: Son Thaddeus Dies At Age 27 After Fatal Car Accident In Connecticut

Mia Farrow lost son Thaddeus on Wednesday after he was found unresponsive in his car. People Magazine reports that Thaddeus Farrow, 27, died at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut around 2:30 p.m. from what’s being called a life-threatening injury. Thaddeus was adopted by accomplished actress Mia Farrow in 1994 from Calcutta, India, and was confined to […]

Foxwoods Shooting Leaves Tribal Police Watching As Casino Patron Plummets From Fourth Level To Pavement Below

A shooting at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut on Tuesday afternoon left horrified tribal police watching as their armed suspect plummeted from the fourth level of a Foxwoods parking garage to the pavement below. The shooting occurred after the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police attempted to arrest the man on an outstanding warrant. The Hartford […]

Donald Trump Threatens To Revoke ‘New York Times’ Press Credentials At CT Rally

Donald Trump threatened to pull the New York Times‘ press credentials at a rally tonight in Fairfield, Connecticut. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the escalating attack against the New York Times (against which Trump has previously spoken) were due to recent NYT coverage of the inside of Trump’s allegedly failing campaign. “I’m not running against […]

Mysterious White Light UFO Spotted Over Black Rock Harbor In Bridgeport, Connecticut

A resident in Bridgeport, Connecticut, reports sighting a slow-moving UFO that sailed over Black Rock Harbor at very low altitude. The witness described the mysterious UFO, illuminated by bright white light, as a “walnut-shaped, slow, and low moving craft.” According to the witness’s report, filed as Case 77451 in the database of the Mutual UFO […]

Woman Endures Verbal Assault While Breastfeeding At Target [Video]

With all the negativity in the world today, it’s nice to see people trying to be there for one another. This week, a woman was bullied at a Connecticut Target for breastfeeding her baby. When customers and employees realized what was happening, they rushed to the aid of the woman in order to get the […]

Sandy Hook Massacre: Two Families Reach $5.5 Million Settlement In Lawsuit Filed Against Town And School System

The parents of two first-graders, Noah Pozner and Jesse Lewis, who were killed alongside 18 other students and six educators in 2012 by Adam Lanza during the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, have reached a settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit against the Newton Board of Education and the town of Newton, Connecticut, United Press International […]

Big 12 Expansion Rumors: TV Revenue Projections More Important Than Playoff Odds

As rumors persist about a potential Big 12 Conference expansion nearing, presidents of the league schools can thank a research project for all the fuss. While most college football analysts are focusing on a Navigate Research presentation that suggested the conference could increase its likelihood to make the four-team playoff by as much as 15 […]

After 48 Years, Fugitive Robert Stackowitz Captured: Neighbors Call Him ‘Big, Jolly Old Guy’

Back in 1968, Lyndon Johnson was president, the Beatles sang “Back in the USSR,” Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy were both assassinated, and Robert E. Stackowitz was 23-years-old and facing 17 years in prison. After spending only a few months behind bars, Robert escaped and spent five decades as a fugitive. He ended […]

Man Too Impatient To Wait For Bathroom, So He Shoots At The Person Inside

A man from Vernon, Connecticut, may have earned the title of most impatient person of the week after shooting at someone in the bathroom because he was tired of waiting to use it. According to the Huffington Post, 22-year-old Shawn Cummins was arrested on Sunday morning after nearly murdering his neighbor over a toilet. He […]

Super Tuesday Results: Hillary Clinton Seals The Deal With Democrats & Donald Trump Sweeps [Video]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LP3CCxXZZM The nickname “Super Tuesday” — while traditionally belonging to the first Tuesday in a presidential primary season which follows the designated early races (Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and South Carolina) — has entered into more general usage, with various members of the political media using it to describe any Tuesday that contains more than […]

Poll: Clinton And Trump Are Going To Win Big In Connecticut

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are expected to crush their respective opponents when Connecticut voters hit the polls next week, a new survey has said. According to pollsters at Quinnipiac University, Trump is poised to defeat Ohio Governor John Kasich by a whopping 20 points in the state’s GOP primary. Texas Senator Ted Cruz is […]

Christopher Plaskon: Teen Who Killed Female Friend Who Rejected His Prom Invite Gets 13 Years

Christopher Plaskon, 18, who stabbed classmate and close friend Maren Sanchez, 16, multiple times, including in the face and chest on April 25, 2014, got a lenient appeal that will keep him behind bars for only 13 years, The New York Post is reporting. Plaskon, the love-struck Connecticut teen who “claimed he heard demonic voices” […]

New Bill Proposed To Legalize Marijuana In Connecticut, Poll Shows State Residents Want It Passed

State representative Juan Candelaria announced on Thursday that he will “push hard” in legalizing the use and sale of marijuana among adults ages 21 and above. “I’m going to be engaging my leadership in conversation to at least allow a public hearing,” said Candelaria, who will bring up the new proposed bill at the State […]