(WTNH) -- It's been another busy week in Connecticut and once again you've been there every step of the way helping us Report It with you pictures and videos.
There's the trouble on the tracks, which this week stopped Metro North trains seriously slowed traffic and Mike photo of a bicycle suggests 'pedal power' as an alternative.
Animals were also in the news this week several of you spotted a moose in and around New Milford. It visited Kim's backyard and Gary saw cows protecting their turf and chasing the animal away. But the story took a turn when authorities had to shoot and kill another moose in New Britain after it was getting dangerously close to traffic.
Horses were in the headlines this week too as the State Supreme Court weighed whether or not the animals should be classified as vicious - Katie and Ed say no way.
Now, we don't think the praying mantis did anything newsworthy this week, but we got three shots of bug and a creepy shot of a locust on a windshield from Jo Ann in Naugatuck.
This week, we saw mail truck in trouble a stuck truck in Waterbury and we got several shots after an RV hit a utility pole in East Haven on Monday.
We got a picture from Alex in Guilford over the weekend when a car went into the water. And we got the story behind it from NEWS 8's Jocelyn Maminta who talked to the 19-year old who rescued the driver.
"At first I grabbed his hand and pulled it partially toward me," Peter Shioppo said, "and once he was close enough I was able to grab him by his torso and pulled him out the rest of the way."
We had a hero in plain clothes, a hero in uniform (Staff Sargent Raymond Zito's happy homecoming) and even some superheros cleaning the windows at the Yale-New Haven children's hospital.
We're starting to see the tell-tale signs of fall -- from the leaves changing colors to people picking peaches and pumpkins -- to all kinds of charity walks festivals and fairs. The days may be getting shorter but there's no shortage of things happening in Connecticut. And, as always, we're glad you're there to Report It.
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Remembrance ceremonies are underway across the state and nation in honor of the victims at Sandy Hook.
A 22-year-old New Haven man is in critical condition after being shot in the head Thursday afternoon.
An old school in New London has become an eyesore, but now it's a money-making opportunity for the city.
UConn is expected to make it official in a news conference Thursday afternoon, but they have made a decision regarding who will be leading the football team next season.
The State Democratic Party has had to return a $10,000 contribution that appears to be illegal. It may be the first campaign contribution 'flare-up' of next year's race for governor.
Police say DNA evidence helped them crack a cold case investigation out of East Hampton.
An adult and a teen have been arrested in connection with a drunk driving crash that killed a Hebron teenager in August.
We have been telling you about a little boy, just 6-years-old, suspended from school for kissing a girl on the hand. We've been getting a lot of calls about that one.
As we brace for a winter storm this weekend, some Connecticut farmers are just recovering from the previous two bad winter seasons.
It was all a hoax, but the cost of last month's Yale gunman scare is no joke. We're talking thousands and guess who foots that hefty bill?