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  • White House expands travel ban, restricting visitors from 8 countries

    White House expands travel ban, restricting visitors from 8 countries

    The Trump administration announced new restrictions Sunday on visitors from eight countries — an expansion of the pre-existing travel ban that has spurred fierce legal debates over security, immigration and discrimination. In announcing the new rules, officials said they are meant to be both tough...

  • Where the Democrats and Republicans Stand on the State Budget

    Where the Democrats and Republicans Stand on the State Budget

    From UConn to the state’s cities to the XL Center, there are deep divisions between Democrats and Republicans now struggling to agree on a state budget after squandering the winter, spring and summer months on failed negotiations. As Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Democrats and Republicans now make yet...

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  • Police: Shootings That Left 2 Dead Were Drug-Related

    Police: Shootings That Left 2 Dead Were Drug-Related

    Six people were shot, two fatally, in separate narcotics-related shootings in Hartford Friday night and Saturday morning, police said. As of Sunday morning, victim identifications were being withheld, but Deputy Police Chief Brian Foley said at least one of the victims was from out of state. Foley...

  • New Haven Standoff Ends With Shooting Of Suspect In Attacks On 2 Officers, Woman

    New Haven Standoff Ends With Shooting Of Suspect In Attacks On 2 Officers, Woman

    New Haven police on Saturday shot and injured a 51-year-old man after an hours-long standoff at his house that began when he shot his wife and then two responding officers, police said. John Douglas Monroe was shot when he pointed a long gun at SWAT officers who entered his Elm Street house and...

  • Fatal Motorcycle Crash Closes Route 190 in Stafford

    Route 190 in Stafford is closed near the Somers town line for a fatal motorcycle wreck, according to dispatchers and state police. The crash occurred in the 200 block of Route 190, or Chestnut Hill Road, at about 7:50 a.m., according to the Tolland County Mutual Aid Fire Service. The rider was...

  • Six Shot, Two Killed In Separate Hartford Shootings, Police Say

    Six Shot, Two Killed In Separate Hartford Shootings, Police Say

    Six people were shot, two fatally, in separate shootings in Hartford Friday night and Saturday morning and police are looking into whether they were related. Hours after two people were shot, one fatally, on Hartford’s Durham Street Friday night, the second shooting, about two miles away, left...

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  • Olympic Gold Medalist Remigino Focuses On 'Living In The Moment' As He Faces Pancreatic Cancer

    Olympic Gold Medalist Remigino Focuses On 'Living In The Moment' As He Faces Pancreatic Cancer

    The leaves are falling off the trees. The mornings are starting to become crisp. It's fall. It's cross country season. Betty Remigino-Knapp brought her father Lindy to his chemotherapy session Tuesday morning at St. Francis Hospital. Lindy was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last fall. He goes...

  • Falling For The Annual Walktober Event At Indian Leap

    Falling For The Annual Walktober Event At Indian Leap

    During the past two decades of enjoying The Last Green Valley, Inc.'s Walktober, I've seen dozens of buffalo run across a Brooklyn farm field, heard tales about the "Ghost Train" that once rode through the countryside along the Air Line railroad and hiked to the tri-state marker, a place where...

  • Rocco-Christopher Rivalry, And A Friendship, Built On Racing

    Rocco-Christopher Rivalry, And A Friendship, Built On Racing

    Keith Rocco dropped us into the middle of the 2010 Coors Light SK Modified 100 at Stafford Motor Speedway. He dropped us into the intense noise and speed to the heartbeat of a rivalry and glorious friendship. "It seemed like every week at Stafford, every week at Waterford, Ted Christopher and I...

  • Aaron Hernandez Suffered Head Trauma — Does It Explain His Behavior?

    Aaron Hernandez Suffered Head Trauma — Does It Explain His Behavior?

    Five months after he was found dead in his cell at a Massachusetts prison, Aaron Hernandez has emerged as a key figure in the debate surrounding the health risks associated with football. Researchers at Boston University revealed Hernandez suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative...