Mega Millions jackpot enters 'uncharted territory' at record $1.6 billion

Russell Robinson buys 50 Mega Millions lottery tickets at the Kwik Stop food store at 46th Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard, in Hollywood, Fla., Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

Yes, that headline is correct: The Mega Millions jackpot is at $1.6 billion. With a B.

Fire broke out Friday at Misquamicut Beach pavilion

A fire broke out Friday afternoon at the pavilion at Misquamicut State Beach and caused extensive damage to the concession stand area

Three people taken to hospital following early morning New London crash

Three people were taken to the hospital following an early morning crash in New London.

'We are hungry!' Migrants wail at Mexico-Guatemala border

A child is carried over the border fence as thousands of Honduran migrants rush across the border toward Mexico, in Tecun Uman, Guatemala, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Migrants broke down the gates at the border crossing and began streaming toward a bridge into Mexico. After arriving at the tall, yellow metal fence some clambered atop it and on U.S.-donated military jeeps. Young men began violently tugging on the barrier and finally succeeded in tearing it down. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)

A standoff between thousands of migrants trying to reach the U.S. and Mexican police stretched into the night with some migrants hanging from the closed border gate wailing "there are children" while others slept on the bridge linking Guatemala to...

Democratic Sen. Warren, GOP challenger clash in debate

Massachusetts Senate candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren, left, and her opponent State Rep. Geoff Diehl shake hands before a debate in Boston, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and her Republican challenger, state Rep. Geoff Diehl, have clashed in their first debate on everything from tax cuts to immigration to Warren's release of a DNA test

Trump rails against migrants trying to enter the U.S.

People in the audience cheer as President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Minuteman Aviation Hangar, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Missoula, Mont. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

President Donald Trump railed against migrants traveling toward the southern border Friday, telling supporters in this border state that, "this country doesn't want them."



Port authority chairman says Crystal Avenue tract was not on tax rolls

I know, it’s shocking to think a state-funded public agency would try to acquire public...


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Latest submarine of Virginia class passes milestone

With Vermont Gov. Phil Scott, right, looking on, Electric Boat President Jeffrey Geiger, center, applauds after ship's sponsor Gloria Valdez smashed the christening bottle of Vermont sparkling water on her first swing during the christening of the Virginia-class attack submarine PCU Vermont (SSN 792) Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at Electric Boat in Groton, Conn.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Electric Boat christens 19th Virginia-class submarine Vermont.

Municipal meetings

Municipal meetings for the week beginning Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018.