The team from Westport, Connecticut lost a close game on Wednesday night in the Little League World Series, falling to Chula Vista, California 6-3 in extra innings. Despite the loss, Westport still has a chance to make it to the championship game.
The deadly crash of a private plane into two East Haven homes earlier this month, killing two children in one home as well as the pilot and his son, is raising concerns from some residents of the neighborhood close to Tweed New Haven Regional Airport.
A government reform group in New York wants Governor Cuomo's Moreland Act Commission probe to focus on a loophole that it says has allowed $98 million in unlimited donations to flow into what's known as 'party housekeeping accounts'.
The Moreland Act allows the governor to set up a commission to examine state departments or bureaus, subpoena information, and make recommendations to the legislature.
A report from the presidential task force strategizing ways to rebuild following Superstorm Sandy says communities should plan rebuilding for the coming climate change that includes more flooding and more storms.
Several members of Congress including Democratic U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Long Island Republican Congressman Peter King want the U.S. to continue aid to Egypt despite the deadly violence there.