Connecticut police in standoff with barricaded gunman, shots fired

A person has barricaded themself and reportedly fired shots in a Connecticut neighborhood Tuesday, prompting the evacuation of some nearby homes, authorities said.  The Branford Police Department said several law enforcement agencies, including SWAT officers, were assisting in the situation near Main Street and Cherry Hill Road. Authorities

Connecticut man fatally stabbed his mother, police say

Police arrested a Connecticut man Tuesday night in connection with the stabbing death of his mother.  Winston Weathers, 25, allegedly stabbed Denise McLaughlin, 51, in her Stamford apartment last week, authorities said. He has been charged with murder.  Her body was discovered Friday when police