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East Haven Plane Crash
3:31 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Small plane crashes in East Haven residential neighborhood

Scene of the accident in East Haven, Connecticut.
Credit Ebong Udoma

At least three people are believed dead after a small plane crashed into two houses at about 11:20 am on Friday in East Haven, Connecticut. Two bodies have been located so far. Mayor Joseph Maturo says two children were inside one of the houses. He says their mother was with them and she escaped unharmed. Maturo says the children's ages were around 13 and 1. The other home was unoccupied. Governor Dannel Malloy says 1 to 3 people were on the plane.

Host: WSHU's Craig LeMoult

Education
9:17 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Drop in NY student standardized test scores disheartens state officials

Standardized test scores released on Wednesday show a dramatic drop in the number of New York public school students who received passing grades.


Impact of sequester cuts
5:51 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Blumenthal and DeLauro worry about sequester impact on military spending, social programs

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and Senator Richard Blumenthal at Sikorsky on Wednesday.
Credit Craig LeMoult

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro said Wednesday that they're concerned about the impact that the budget cuts known as the sequester will have on defense spending and other federal programs. They spoke after a tour of Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, Connecticut.

Government
11:22 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Cuomo's corruption commission subpoenas NY public officials

Subpoenas have been sent to several undisclosed New York state public officials. That's according to a co-chair of Governor Andrew Coumo's Moreland Act commission that's looking into public corruption in the state.


George Zimmerman Trial
11:14 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Protest at Ted Nugent concert over Trayvon Martin remarks

Protester Bette Barrett outside of Toad's Place in New Haven, where Ted Nugent performed
Credit Melinda Tuhus

About 100 people protested outside a performance by musician Ted Nugent in New Haven over several controversial remarks Nugent made about the shooting of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of Martin's killer George Zimmerman.

Host: Morning Edition's Tom Kuser

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