• slippery conditions January 18, 2022 1:40 am

    Several Accidents Reported Across Conn. Because of Slippery Conditions

    Several accidents are being reported in towns across Connecticut because of slippery conditions forming with tonight’s snowfall. In Naugatuck, police are warning drivers to use caution when traveling because of the conditions. They say there are several motor vehicle crashes and disabled cars being reported in the area of Millville Avenue because of a steep hill. Patrol has directed...

  • Hartford October 25, 2021 3:05 am

    I-84 in Hartford Reopened After Several Accidents: Police

    Connecticut State Police said Interstate 84 in Hartford has reopened after several accidents in the area. Officials said the eastbound side of the highway was shut down at exit 48 on the curve approaching the tunnel. Drivers were asked to take alternate routes. It is unknown if there are any injuries. No additional information was immediately available.

  • mask mandate August 4, 2020 10:36 pm

    Why You Shouldn't Hang Masks From Your Car's Mirror

    Where do you put your mask when you get back into your car? Auto safety experts say it should go anywhere but the mirror.

  • Newtown February 2, 2020 8:34 pm

    Truck Slams into Home in Newtown, One Arrested

    Twenty-year-old Andrew Anglace, of Newtown, was arrested after his truck slammed into a home in Newtown on Saturday. Police said they received a call just after midnight from a citizen who reported that their house had “fallen down.” When police arrived, they discovered the home on Church Hill Road had been struck by a Ford F-350. The truck was traveling…

  • weather December 18, 2019 12:40 pm

    Slippery Conditions Caused Accidents Across the State Tuesday

    State and local police responded to several crashes across the state during icy conditions Tuesday. State police responded to Interstate 84 East in Tolland between exits 66 and 68 after two separate tractor-trailer accidents. In both incidents, the truck slid off the highway. Both trucks were leaking diesel fuel, prompting a response by DEEP. In Hartford, a minor accident near…

  • energy November 2, 2019 6:43 pm

    How Daylight Saving Time Affects Health

    Here’s what science has to say about a twice-yearly ritual affecting nearly 2 billion people worldwide.

  • energy December 5, 2019 7:12 pm

    How Daylight Saving Time Affects Health

    Here’s what science has to say about a twice-yearly ritual affecting nearly 2 billion people worldwide.

  • food March 1, 2019 12:08 am

    Glastonbury Residents Push For Sidewalks in Their Neighborhood

    Residents in one Glastonbury neighborhood hope their persistence pays off in their quest to put a sidewalk on their street.

  • weather January 14, 2019 8:34 am

    Storm Punishes Swath of US With Snow, Ice and Freezing Rain

    A winter storm that contributed to at least five deaths in the Midwest pummeled the mid-Atlantic region for a second day Sunday, bringing with it an icy mix that knocked out power, cancelled flights and contributed to hundreds of car accidents. Virginia State Police said the driver of a military surplus vehicle was killed late Saturday after he lost control...

  • Las Vegas January 13, 2019 9:39 pm

    Delta Plane Slides Off Runway After Landing at Cincinnati Airport

    An airport official says a plane slid off the pavement while taxiing to the terminal at Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport, with no injuries reported. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports airport spokeswoman Mindy Kershner says a Delta flight from Las Vegas had safely landed at the airport in Hebron, Kentucky, around 5:30 a.m. Sunday. She said it left the pavement on its...

  • radiation September 5, 2018 4:37 pm

    New Advice on Kids' Concussions Calls for Better Tracking

    New children’s concussion guidelines from the U.S. government recommend against routine X-rays and blood tests for diagnosis and reassure parents that most kids’ symptoms clear up within one to three months. Signs of potentially more serious injuries that may warrant CT imaging scans include vomiting, unconsciousness and severe, worsening headaches, according to the guidelines released Tuesday. The guidelines from the...

  • NBC July 25, 2018 3:09 pm

    Parasite Found in Cat Poop May Help Us Overcome Fear of Failure: Researchers

    A parasite that makes rodents unafraid of cats could be giving people the courage to become entrepreneurs, researchers told NBC News. People infected with Toxoplasma gondii were more likely to have majored in business and started their own business, according to a new paper published by University of Colorado management professor Stefanie Johnson and colleagues in the Proceedings of the...

  • California May 29, 2018 12:18 pm

    More Public Safety Agencies Turning to Drones to Fight Crime

    No longer a novelty, drones are becoming an everyday tool for more police and fire departments, new research has found. The number of public safety agencies with drones has more than doubled since the end of 2016, according to data collected by the Center for the Study of the Drone at New York’s Bard College. The center estimated that just...

  • driver March 23, 2018 10:51 pm

    Woman on Way to Job Interview Hit, Killed on Indian Head Highway

    A 24-year-old woman on her way to a job interview was killed Thursday as she crossed what has been called the most dangerous road in the D.C. area.

  • Florida September 12, 2017 8:25 pm

    Investigators Fault Driver in Tesla Autopilot Crash

    Design limitations of the Tesla Model S’s Autopilot played a major role in the first known fatal crash of a highway vehicle operating under automated control systems, the National Transportation Safety Board Tuesday. The board said the direct cause of the crash was an inattentive Tesla driver’s over reliance on technology and a truck driver who made a left-hand turn...

  • president May 1, 2017 5:16 pm

    IIHS Recommends Safest Used Cars for Teen Drivers

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has compiled a list of the safest used cars for teenage drivers that are under $20,000.

  • energy March 11, 2019 1:02 pm

    Feeling Sleepy? You're Not Alone

    With daylight saving time just around the corner, a new study shows roughly 75 percent of Americans aren’t getting the sleep they need. NBC’s Chris Clackum reports.

  • Instagram January 19, 2016 5:21 pm

    ATV Riders, Bikers Hit South Florida Streets for ‘MLK Ride Out'

    For the second year in a row dirt-bikes, all-terrain vehicles and motorcycles ripped through the streets and freeways of South Florida on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

  • car crash October 6, 2014 3:57 pm

    Kayaker Describes Being Thrashed by Shark Off SoCal Coast

    A kayaker who said his boat was thrashed by a shark in waters off Santa Barbara County on Friday walked away unscathed and described the impact as worse than a car crash.

  • president July 17, 2014 12:52 am

    IIHS Recommends Safest Used Cars for Teen Drivers

    For many families with teenage drivers, a new car just isn’t in the budget. Eighty-three percent of parents surveyed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said they’ve purchased a used vehicle for their teen. And with car accidents the leading cause of death among teens, choosing the right vehicle is critical. For the first time, the Insurance Institute for...

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