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 for...

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 the...

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 covered...

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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20-Year-Old Charged in Willimantic Stabbing

20-Year-Old Charged in Willimantic Stabbing

A 20-year-old Wilimantic man is facing charges after stabbing and seriously wounding another man at his home on Church Street Friday afternoon, according to police.

Pedestrian Struck at Routes 4 and 272 in Torrington

Pedestrian Struck at Routes 4 and 272 in Torrington

Route 4 is closed at Route 272 in Torrington after a pedestrian was hit by a car outside Scarpelli's Restaurant on Friday evening.

3 in Custody After Police Chase Stalls Trains in Norwalk

3 in Custody After Police Chase Stalls Trains in Norwalk

Metro-North cut power to the New Haven Line in Norwalk after police chased three people wanted in connection with a shooting in Stamford and followed one onto the tracks Friday night.

Mom Slept While Toddler Wandered Off in Pajamas: Cops

Mom Slept While Toddler Wandered Off in Pajamas: Cops

A mom in Orange is facing charges after police say she fell asleep at a house on Spring Street before her 3-year-old child wandered off through the neighborhood wearing only pajamas.

5 Key Points From Obama's Year-End Presser

5 Key Points From Obama's Year-End Presser

President Obama said Sony Pictures Entertainment had made a mistake pulling the movie “The Interview," and defended normalizing relations with Cuba in his last press conference of the year before heading...

Bicycle Accident Reported in Barkhamsted

Bicycle Accident Reported in Barkhamsted

Emergency crews are responding to a bicycle accident on East River Road in Barkhamsted.