Apr 10, 2015

Throwing Used Hotel Soap Through a Grinder to Save Lives

Throwing Used Hotel Soap Through a Grinder to Save Lives

An organization with facilities in Florida, Las Vegas and Hong Kong is collecting used bars of soap from more than 4,000 hotels, recycling them into fresh soap and delivering the supplies to people in need...

Apr 8, 2015

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

A new study has found that more fish may be the answer to saving coral reefs, NBC News reported.

Apr 8, 2015

Obama Cites Malia's Asthma in Climate Change Debate

Obama Cites Malia's Asthma in Climate Change Debate

President Barack Obama says his memory of the fear over his daughter's preschool asthma attacks brings home the debate over climate change. Obama says he knows firsthand how scary it can be to have a child...

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.

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Police ID Pedestrian Killed on I-84

Police ID Pedestrian Killed on I-84

A 31-year-old Plainville man is dead after a tractor-trailer hit him on Interstate 84 West at the Plainville-Southington line just after 4 a.m. on Monday, according to state police.

Vigil Marks 5th Anniversary of Fatal HDI Shooting

Vigil Marks 5th Anniversary of Fatal HDI Shooting

Five years ago today, one of the worst tragedies is state history happened when a gunman opened fire at Hartford Distributors in Manchester, killing eight people, and a somber vigil is planned today to mark the...

Burglars Broke in Through Roof of AT&T Store in Newington: Cops

Burglars Broke in Through Roof of AT&T Store in Newington: Cops

Police arrested two men accused breaking into the AT&T Wireless story on the Berlin Turnpike in Newington through the roof.

Teens Critically Injured in Tubing Accident

Teens Critically Injured in Tubing Accident

Two 13-year-old girls suffered serious injuries in a tubing accident near Jennings Beach in Fairfield on Sunday afternoon.

Mom Accused of Murdering Her Dad, 6-Year-Old Daughter

Mom Accused of Murdering Her Dad, 6-Year-Old Daughter

A central Florida woman is set to appear in court Monday after authorities say she shot and stabbed her father and 6-year-old daughter and left their bodies in plastic bins in her landlord's shed. According to a

Man Accused of Exposing Himself for the 10th Time: Police

Man Accused of Exposing Himself for the 10th Time: Police

A Middletown man accused of exposing himself at a local McDonald’s and carrying out lewd behavior was arrested last week and police said it’s the tenth time he’s been arrested on similar charges.