Inmate gets more time for threatening to kill president

A federal prison inmate in Florida who previously received five years for threatening to kill then-President Barack Obama and others has been sentenced to another four years and three months for threatening to kill President Donald Trump

Changes in FBI leadership follow criticism from Trump

In this Jan. 18, 2018, photo, FBI Chief of Staff Jim Rybicki, left, returns after a break to his interview by a joint investigation of the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington. FBI Director Christopher Wray says his chief of staff is leaving for a private sector job. Rybicki notified him last month of his decision.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

FBI director shuffles top staffers after Trump claims bureau is biased against him

UPDATED: 2 dead, 17 hurt, suspect held in high school shooting

Emergency crews respond to Marshall County High School after a fatal school shooting Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Authorities said a shooting suspect was in custody. (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)

Authorities are reporting one person was killed and others were wounded Tuesday in a high school shooting in rural Kentucky

UPDATED: Schumer takes back border wall offer in new immigration push

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., heads to the chamber with fellow Democrats for a procedural vote aimed at reopening the government, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer has taken back his offer of billions of dollars for President Donald Trump's long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall


Count sheds light on homelessness

From left, homeless veteran Nicholas C. answers survey questions from volunteer Shirley Smith and Tammy Alger, a rapid rehousing case manager at the New London Homeless Hospitality Center, during the annual homeless count on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at an encampment at Bates Woods in Waterford. United Way of Southeastern Connecticut coordinated the unsheltered count that is part of a national program to learn more about homelessness in communities. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

About 55 community volunteers from the region searched in the woods, in parking lots and in and behind abandoned buildings to assist in a count of homeless people, both in shelter and unsheltered, Tuesday night.

Tribes, state congressional delegation differ on labor-law amendment

Connecticut’s congressional delegation and the state’s casino-owning Indian tribes — factions frequently allied with one another — are on opposite sides of a bill that would exempt tribes from federal labor law.

North Stonington to hold town meeting, vote on school building project

The town will hold a town meeting next week where residents will vote on whether to proceed with the school building project, which was expected to break ground in February.



Seaport tends floating monument to WWII heroism

Gerda III, on display at Mystic Seaport, is credited with rescuing 300 Jews from Nazi-occupied...


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State unveils license plate for Hartford Whalers team that left 20 years ago

This image released Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, by the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles shows a commemorative license plate bearing the green and blue logo of the former Hartford Whalers NHL hockey team. Proceeds from sales of the plate will benefit a children's dialysis center in Hartford. The team left the state in 1997, becoming the Carolina Hurricanes. (Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles via AP)

Connecticut's Department of Motors Vehicles unveils new commemorative license plate for the Hartford Whalers, despite the team having left the state 20 years ago

Maine town manager is fired for touting 'white civil rights'

Town Manager Tom Kawczynski sits in the Jackman, Maine, town hall on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, before a select board meeting over his publicly espoused white separatist views. The Jackman Select Board voted unanimously to dismiss him, announcing the decision after a closed-door executive session with Kawczynski, who had been the town's top administrator since June. (Jake Bleiberg/The Bangor Daily News via AP)

Officials in a northern Maine have fired a town chairman who publicly espoused white separatist views