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Government
10:03 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Person with connection to NY Speaker Silver under investigation

William Rapfogel, CEO of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty (left) with NY House Speaker Sheldon Silver
Credit metcouncil.org

The husband of a senior aid to New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has been fired from his job at a top New York City not-for- profit, and is under criminal investigation by the State Attorney General.

Politics
9:42 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Poll finds New Yorkers embarrassed by Weiner and Spitzer

A new poll finds most New Yorkers are embarrassed by the candidacies of Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer for Mayor and Comptroller of New York City. The Siena College poll also finds that Governor Cuomo, in contrast, is enjoying a minor rebound with voters.


Superstorm Sandy Recovery
9:35 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Conn. will start collecting applications for federal Sandy relief no later than Sept. 1

Gov. Dannel Malloy briefing HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan at Washington Village public housing in Norwalk
Credit Ebong Udoma

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says the state will begin collecting applications for federal Superstorm Sandy assistance no later than Sept 1. The governor visited a beach in Milford and a public housing complex in Norwalk damaged by the storm with US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan on Monday.

East Haven Plane Crash
10:41 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Hundreds attend East Haven vigil for plane crash victims

Presenters at the vigil in East Haven on Saturday Evening
Credit Melinda Tuhus

About 400 people gathered Saturday evening in a park in the heart of East Haven for a vigil to pray for the family of the two children killed on Friday when a small plane crashed into their house, about a half mile from Tweed New Haven Airport.

Newscaster: WSHU's Dan Katz

East Haven Plane Crash
10:32 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Latest on plane crash that killed four in East Haven, Conn.

NTSB senior air safety investigator Bob Gretz with emergency responders on the scene of Friday morning's crash of a Rockwell 960B airplane into a neighborhood in East Haven
Credit NTSB

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board have released more details about Friday's plane crash in East Haven, Connecticut. Two children, 13-year-old Sade Brantley, and 1-year-old Madisyn Mitchell, were killed in their home when the plane crashed into it. The plane's pilot, former Microsoft Executive Bill Henningsgaard, and his teenage son Maxwell also died in the crash.


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