Connecticut

Rallies sprang up around Connecticut on Sunday in solidarity with the anti-Nazi protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia. Gatherings were held in West Hartford, Middletown, Wilimantic, New Haven, Danbury, and Bridgeport. 

Six Alleged Gang Members Indicted In New Haven

Aug 10, 2017
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U.S. Attorney for Connecticut Deirdre Daly says a long-term investigation into numerous shootings in New Haven has resulted in the indictment of six alleged gang members.

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The owner of Bridgeport, Connecticut’s Sound Tigers hockey team says the city’s plan for a concert amphitheater next to their arena is unfair. The Sound Tigers play at Webster Bank Arena in downtown Bridgeport, next door to the planned amphitheater.

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It took about 20 minutes and two helium tanks to fill up the huge latex balloon. A rope dangling from the bottom held onto an assortment of gadgets, including a video camera, parachute, and a razor attached to motor that was programmed to cut the rope at just the right altitude.

The excitement was muted -- and the seriousness high -- as students from the University of Hartford and University of Bridgeport prepared to launch the high-altitude balloon 35,000 into a clear blue sky.

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The Trump administration is putting together its new Tick-Borne Disease Working Group. It’s the brainchild of Democratic Senators Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut.

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