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Hillary Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world

Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald Trump's ability to do the same. "Imagine him in the Oval Office facing a real crisis,"...More

  • Connecticut Delegates Bask In Clinton's Message Of Optimism

    Connecticut Delegates Bask In Clinton's Message Of Optimism

    PHILADELPHIA – Connecticut Democrats left their party's national convention hoping a message of optimism – that America is already great, not that it needs to be made great again – will take hold with voters across the country and propel Hillary Clinton to victory in the November presidential election....

  • Huge Storrs Flavor As U.S. National Team, With Many Former Huskies, Works Out For Geno

    Huge Storrs Flavor As U.S. National Team, With Many Former Huskies, Works Out For Geno

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — As practice ended at the MSG Training Center Thursday, the members of the U.S. national women's basketball team broke into clusters. At each hoop, two or three players shot baskets. Along the periphery of the court, others stretched. And at one basket, Diana Taurasi and Sue Bird...

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  • Man Charged In Bristol Robbery, Kidnapping Has Long Criminal Past

    Man Charged In Bristol Robbery, Kidnapping Has Long Criminal Past

    BRISTOL — The felon who police say kidnapped a woman from her workplace, robbed a Bristol bank while threatening to kill her and then led police on a chase while waving a handgun at them was ordered held on $1.3 million bail Thursday at Superior Court in Bristol. Robert DuPerry, 51, faces a long...

  • After Drug Investigation, Groton Police Arrest Man Awaiting Retrial In Murder Case

    After Drug Investigation, Groton Police Arrest Man Awaiting Retrial In Murder Case

    GROTON — A man awaiting retrial for a 1999 New Haven murder was arrested Thursday on drug charges, police said. Members of the Groton town police and a regional task force had been investigating drug trafficking in the town when they arrested 35-year-old Vernon Horn on drug charges, police said....

  • Groton Man Charged With Theft After $1.2 Million Taken From Estate

    Groton — A man was charged after $1.2 million was taken from an estate, police said Thursday. David Burrell, 68, of Groton, was charged with first-degree larceny, police said. Police began investigating after they were notified of suspicious activity by the Groton Probate Court. Burrell was arrested...

  • Man Shot In Ankle In Hartford's North End

    Man Shot In Ankle In Hartford's North End

    HARTFORD — Police were investigating a shooting in the city's north end Thursday evening. A man was shot in the ankle, police said. His injuries were not believed to be life threatening. The incident at the intersection of Mather and Brooks streets happened about 5:30 p.m. Police had blocked off...

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  • Prolonged Drought Hitting State Farmers Hard

    Prolonged Drought Hitting State Farmers Hard

    SUFFIELD – Weeks of bone-dry weather and searing temperatures have left most of David Fusiek's cornfields stunted and starved for moisture. The farm's 100-acre hay crop isn't doing any better, and its 90 dairy cows are giving less milk in this heat. "In the last month, we probably had a quarter-inch...

  • Wethersfield Man Charged With Assault After Teen Hit By Car

    WETHERSFIELD — A Wethersfield man's decision to follow an SUV he believed was tied to the slashing of his brother's tires led to him hitting and badly injuring a 17-year-old boy with his car Tuesday night, according to a police report. Alexander Rakus, 23, fled after striking the boy with his Honda,...

  • Gov. Malloy Targets Trump, Pence During Numerous Democratic Convention Appearances

    Gov. Malloy Targets Trump, Pence During Numerous Democratic Convention Appearances

    PHILADELPHIA – Riding between speaking engagements on the last day of the Democratic National Convention, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was talking about North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un's recent praise for Donald Trump. "A guy who feeds his relatives to dogs has just endorsed Donald Trump," the governor...

  • Rail Officials Look For Common Ground On Amtrak Bypass

    Rail Officials Look For Common Ground On Amtrak Bypass

    OLD LYME — Federal railroad officials who are considering the possibility of running Amtrak through town promise the route wouldn't run on elevated tracks — and might even be built as a tunnel. Facing opposition in southeastern Connecticut, the Federal Railroad Administration is assuring Old Lyme...

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