Apr 22, 2014

Going Green: 4 Questions on Sustainable Shopping

Going Green: 4 Questions on Sustainable Shopping

From toothpaste to wedding dresses, shoppers across the country have no trouble filling their carts with products that claim to be good for the environment. As Earth Day kicks off, here's a look at the...

Apr 23, 2014

Zoo Launches 'Endangered Song' to Help Save Tigers

Zoo Launches 'Endangered Song' to Help Save Tigers

The Smithsonian's National Zoo wants to highlight the dwindling number of 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild by launching an "endangered song'' on Earth Day. On Tuesday, the zoo is releasing "Sumatran Tiger,''...

Apr 21, 2014

Hydroponic Gardening Growing in New Haven

Hydroponic Gardening Growing in New Haven

Urban Seed is trying to bring hydroponic gardening to more areas in New Haven.

Apr 22, 2014

Lights Off, Screens On: Save Energy, Win Prizes

Lights Off, Screens On: Save Energy, Win Prizes

Pledge how many lights you'll shut off for a chance to win an energy-efficient smart TV or a Green is Universal prize pack during Earth Week.

Apr 18, 2014

After Year of Extremes, Investigating Effects of Climate Change

After Year of Extremes, Investigating Effects of Climate Change

For the last year and a half, there has been all manners of weather, from a bone-chilling deep freeze to searing heat, drought and fire. NBC’s Ann Curry traveled to far corners of the planet searching...

Apr 18, 2014

Study Offers Bleak Climate Change Outlook

Study Offers Bleak Climate Change Outlook

A new massive report on global warming says dangers will worsen as the climate changes.

Apr 18, 2014

Fish-Friendly Dams? Scientists Race to Reduce Turbine Trauma

Fish-Friendly Dams? Scientists Race to Reduce Turbine Trauma

A hydroelectric dam building boom in the Pacific Northwest in the past century drove dozens of salmon runs to extinction and has cost taxpayers billions of dollars to try to save the fish that remain.

Apr 18, 2014

Ohio Geologists Link Seismic Activity to Fracking

Ohio Geologists Link Seismic Activity to Fracking

State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Marcellus Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for drilling limits in...

Apr 18, 2014

2.7 Million-Year-Old Soil Found Deep Beneath Greenland's Ice

2.7 Million-Year-Old Soil Found Deep Beneath Greenland's Ice

Buried thousands of feet under Summit, the highest point on Greenland's ice sheet, is a soil born before humans walked the earth. The 2.7-million-year-old silt is a remnant of the verdant tundra that...

Apr 22, 2014

Earth's Cousin: NASA Finds Planet That Can Sustain Life

Earth's Cousin: NASA Finds Planet That Can Sustain Life

Scientists have discovered a planet called Kepler-186f that is 490 light-years away and could sustain life, NASA said in a report this week.

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East Haven Town Employee Says Mayor Sexually Harassed Her

East Haven Town Employee Says Mayor Sexually Harassed Her

An East Haven town employee has filed a complaint against Mayor Joseph Maturo claiming that he sexually harassed her at work "continuously for years."

New London Mayor Places Police Chief on Leave

New London Mayor Places Police Chief on Leave

The mayor of New London has placed the police chief on administrative leave and ordered an investigation into her conduct as chief.

Hebron Native Gave Teens Liquor Before Fatal Crash: Police

Hebron Native Gave Teens Liquor Before Fatal Crash: Police

A 21-year-old Hebron native is accused of giving liquor to two teens in Maine before they died in a crash that police say was caused in part by alcohol, according to NBC affiliate WCSH.

City Steps in to Fix Dismal Conditions at Waterbury Condos

City Steps in to Fix Dismal Conditions at Waterbury Condos

"For rent" and "for auction" signs outside Bradley Gardens condominiums in Waterbury reveal all is not well in the complex.

Newington Residents Fight Construction at Town Park

Newington Residents Fight Construction at Town Park

Signs, shirts and social media are just the beginning – Newington residents are doing everything they can to protect a piece of Mill Pond Park from a $30 million project to build a town hall and...

Fire Sale:  Red Sox Trade Lester, Lackey, Gomes & Others

Fire Sale: Red Sox Trade Lester, Lackey, Gomes & Others

The Boston Red Sox made some big moves on Thursday, trading away pitchers Jon Lester, John Lackey and outfielder Jonny Gomes.