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Powerful Steps taken Together on Holocaust Remembrance Day


HAMDEN, Conn (WTNH) — Walking side by side under cold rain at Quinnipiac University, Holocaust survivor Andy Sarkany relays his testimony as a toddler in the Budapest Ghetto. 169 more words

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Cinco De Mayo Visit Aboard The Mexican Navy's Tall Ship


NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) – News8 had a special opportunity on this Cinco de Mayo. The Mexican Navy’s Tall Ship the Cuauhtémoc is in New London harbor and we were able to climb on board and talk to the commanding officer about the significance of this Mexican holiday, Cinco de Mayo. 124 more words

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Police identify body of man found in Mattabesset River


MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities have identified a body that was found earlier this week by two people fishing in the Mattabesset River in Middletown. 79 more words

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Stretching your dollar on Mother's Day flowers


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Many of you will be buying mom flowers this weekend and you want them to last as long as possible. News 8 conducted an experiment to find out how to make flowers last. 364 more words

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Statues stolen from gravesites in Southington


SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (WTNH)  –  Southington Police are investigating the theft of statues from headstones early this morning at Saint Thomas Cemetery.  Police say two marble statues were taken by a person or persons from the cemetery located on Meriden Avenue. 66 more words

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Lawmakers vote to allow coverage of 3-D mammograms


HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers have passed legislation that attempts to encourage 3-D breast screening.

The Senate on Wednesday voted unanimously in favor of a bill that requires insurers to cover tomosynthesis screenings if a woman wants that type of mammogram conducted. 91 more words

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'Gap Year' becoming trend among students


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Yale University and many of the Ivy League schools actually recommend that students take a gap year. It’s basically a year-long break between high school and college. 263 more words

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