Police seeking Connecticut woman whose belongings were found on trail

Police are searching for a Connecticut woman whose belongings were found scattered on a hiking trail

Con Ed befuddled by cause of Manhattan blackout

Screens in Times Square are black during a power outage, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New York. Authorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square's towering electronic screens and darkened marquees in the theater district and left businesses without electricity, elevators stuck and subway cars stalled. (AP Photo/Michael Owens)

New York City and Con Edison officials are befuddled over what caused Saturday night’s blackout on Manhattan’s west side, which left hundreds of thousands without electricity and subway service.

Connecticut man to be honored for his work on Apollo 11 mission

A Connecticut man is being honored for his work on the Apollo 11 lunar mission

Blumenthal says proposed insurance rates are unaffordable

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says proposed health insurance rate increases in Connecticut are unaffordable

Lamont to sign bill to accelerate 5G wireless technology

Connecticut's governor is holding a ceremonial bill signing for legislation to accelerate the deployment of high-speed, 5G wireless technology in the state

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Great white sharks spotted at 3 Cape Cod beaches

Great white sharks have been spotted at three Cape Cod beaches

Updated: Transformer fire knocks out power in Manhattan; theaters dark, subways stop

Screens in Times Square are black during a widespread power outage, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New York. Authorities say a transformer fire caused a power outage in Manhattan and left businesses without electricity, elevators stuck and subway cars stalled.  (AP Photo/Michael Owens)

Authorities say a widespread power shortage in Manhattan has left businesses without electricity, elevators stuck and subway cars stalled

Patriots' Kraft pledges $100K for families of bikers killed

Members of the U.S. Veterans Motorcycle Club salute the flag during the playing of the national anthem at the beginning of a memorial and remembrance service for seven motorcyclists and their spouses who died in the June crash Saturday, July 13, 2019, in the parking lot of Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.  The seven bikers were killed when a pickup truck hauling a flatbed trailer slammed into a group of riders in Randolph, N.H.  (Mark Stockwell/The Sun Chronicle via AP)

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has pledged to donate $100,000 to help the families of seven motorcyclists killed in a collision with a truck last month

Restoration work begins in R.I. House, Senate chambers

Work has begun on a project to restore and update the House and Senate chambers in the Rhode Island State House

Department store employee accused of sexually assaulting girl

Police say a Connecticut department store loss prevention officer is accused of sexually assaulting a girl he detained

Blumenthal introduces legislation to stop ICE sweeps

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal speaks to the media Friday, July 12, 2019, in Hartford, Conn., about new legislation he introduced to prevent immigration officers from deporting immigrants living in the country illegally. The proposal aims to hold the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency accountable if they violate their own policies of generally avoiding enforcement in safe areas where immigrants can seek refuge like churches, schools and hospitals. (AP Photo/Chris Ehrmann)

Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal introduced new legislation to prevent immigration officers from deporting people living in the country illegally as immigration arrests are expected to start Sunday.

Novelist David Baldacci gives $1M to Mark Twain home

In this July 14, 2017, file photo, the Mark Twain House sits adorned with red, white and blue bunting in Hartford, Conn.  The historic home where Mark Twain and his family once lived has received a $1 million gift from bestselling novelist David Baldacci and his wife.  The Mark Twain House & Museum says the gift is expected to support new initiatives including writing programs and more appearances by authors.  (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb, File)

The historic home in Hartford where Mark Twain and his family once lived has received a $1 million gift from bestselling novelist David Baldacci and his wife

One year, $3.2 billion later, New Jersey sports betting soars

New Jersey gamblers plunked down more than $3 billion on sports in the first full year that it became legal, helping the state challenge Nevada for the nationwide lead in the fast-growing industry

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Preston crash leads to DWI arrest

State police arrested a New Jersey man on drunken driving and other charges early Sunday after they say he crashed his car and then fled.

Officials: Pedestrian seriously injured in New London rollover crash

Firefighters said they took two people to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital after a pickup truck struck a pedestrian and rolled over in front of Goodyear Monday morning.

Motorcyclist injured in East Lyme crash

The motorcyclist was brought by ambulance Saturday to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital and then flown by Life Star helicopter to Hartford Hospital after the 7:40 p.m. crash.

Man shot, police search for suspect in New London

New London police Chief Peter Reichard arrives during a search taking place Saturday, July 13, 2019, at a multifamily home at 207 Jefferson Ave. in New London for a suspect in a shooting that took place a few blocks away on Walden Avenue.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

A manhunt was underway Saturday in New London for the suspect in a shooting that left a man with life-threatening wounds.

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Brendan Scott, 9, visiting from Massachusetts, cartwheels off the shore into Alewife Cove on Monday, July 15, 2019, while playing with his twin sister Jillian and dad Joe, at left, at Waterford Beach Park.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Brendan Scott, 9, visiting from Massachusetts, cartwheels off the shore into Alewife Cove on Monday while playing at Waterford Beach Park. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Kentucky Derby defendants ask judge to dismiss charges

The five defendants charged in federal indictments with conspiracy and theft in connection with lavish trips to the Kentucky Derby argued that the entire criminal case should be dismissed.

Norwich City Council debates, then makes Board of Education appointment

Former Norwich school board member Kevin Saythany was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Board of Education.