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Little League World Series
7:19 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Westport parade celebrates Little League team's performance in World Series

Credit Alison Freeland

Several thousand people turned out for a parade in Westport, Connecticut on Monday to honor the town's Little League baseball team, which made it to the U.S. final of the Little League World Series. The parade also honored the town's state championship girls softball team.

Technology
11:27 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Study: Digital divide still exists in U.S.

A digital divide still exists n the U.S. based on economic status. That's according to new research on internet access form the University of New Haven.


Gun Permit Appeals
10:29 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Gun incident at Chuck E. Cheese prompts scrutiny of gun permit appeals board

The Connecticut Board of Firearms Permit Examiners hearing a recent case on June 27th, 2013 in Wethersfield.
Credit Dan Katz

If someone wants to carry a hand gun legally in Connecticut, they need to apply for a pistol permit from local police departments. If police deny or revoke that permit, people can go before an appeals board, which has the power to override the police decision.

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Culture
10:26 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Great Barrington, Mass., commemorates 50th anniversary of the death W.E.B Du Bois

Tuesday, August 27, is the 50th anniversary of the death of W.E.B. Du Bois. The African American political intellectual and civil rights pioneer was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, in 1868. A commemoration of his death in Great Barrington this Saturday and will include a guided tour of the Du Bois Homesite.


Crime
10:21 am
Fri August 23, 2013

SWAT teams compete against others from around region

SWAT teams from around the region competed in Simsbury, Conn. on Thursday
Credit Brian Scott-Smith

Law enforcement SWAT teams from around the region have been gathering in Connecticut over the last three days to compete in the annual Connecticut SWAT Challenge, to find the best in the region.

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