Lembo says Connecticut facing $197.7 million budget deficit

The state comptroller says Connecticut on track to end fiscal year with $197.7 million budget deficit, but says Wall Street bonuses could change that figure

Leaders across Rhode Island raise concerns about 2020 census

Community and state leaders in Rhode Island are raising concerns about the 2020 census

Police: Woman who crashed into cruiser was drunk

Police in Connecticut say the woman who sent a state trooper to the hospital after crashing into his cruiser over the weekend was drunk

Man charged in connection with Stamford pedestrian death

A Connecticut man has been charged in connection with the death of a pedestrian in Stamford three months ago

Rep. Esty not seeking reelection amid scrutiny of chief of staff's departure

In this March 4, 2015, file photo, Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-Conn. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington about bipartisan legislation on gun safety. Esty announced Monday she will not seek reelection this year following reports that her chief of staff kept his job for three months in 2016 after he threatened to kill a former colleague. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Connecticut U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty is seeking a House Ethics Committee investigation into her handling of a former chief of staff accused of harassment

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Urban says Esty's daughter tried to convince her to back off criticism

State Rep. Diana Urban, D-North Stonington, said Sunday that the daughter of embattled U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, had called her earlier in the day to ask Urban to “back off” her call that her mother must resign.

Easter Parade brings out fun, fanciful hats in New York City

Jane Pastrana, left, and Tom Nicknel attend Easter celebrations along Fifth Avenue, Sunday April 1, 2018, in New York. The event, more of a promenade than a parade, is a take on a New York City tradition that dates back to the late 1800s. In those days, the city's richer residents would wear their best clothes and walk along after attending church services. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

The annual Easter Parade turned Manhattan's Fifth Avenue into a spectacle

Connecticut releases $26.7 million in grants for local road costs

The state of Connecticut has released $26.7 million in grants to municipalities for road repair and snow removal expenses

Movie puts famed war dog Stubby back in the spotlight

This April 30, 1919 photograph provided by the Connecticut State Library shows famed war dog Stubby walking in a homecoming parade for World War I veterans in Hartford, Conn. Stubby is the subject of a new animated movie being released on April 13, 2018. (Connecticut State Library via AP)

The computer-animated film "Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero" is bringing new attention to a famous war dog from World War I.

Cynthia Nixon to voters: 'I'm so much more than an actor'

In this March 20, 2018, file photo, New York candidate for governor Cynthia Nixon speaks during her first campaign stop after announcing she would challenge New York Gov. In an interview with The Associated Press, the “Sex and the City” star explained her decision to challenge New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary. The New York native and longtime education activist said Cuomo has failed to fight corruption, fix New York City’s subways or address inequalities in schools. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

In AP interview, 'Sex and the City' star Cynthia Nixon says she is undaunted by race for New York governor, seeking to show voters 'I'm so much more than an actor'

Democrats tell embattled congresswoman to quit; she says no

In this March 4, 2015, file photo, Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-Conn. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Saturday, March 31, 2018, some Connecticut Democrats are calling for their embattled colleague to step down for not protecting female staffers who say they experienced violence, death threats and sexual harassment by her former chief of staff. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Several Connecticut Democrats are calling for their embattled colleague U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty to step down for not protecting female staffers who said they experienced violence, death threats and sexual harassment by her former chief of staff

North Stonington's Urban among state Democrats who want Esty to resign

State Rep. Diana Urban, D-North Stonington, seen Nov. 6, 2006, has called on U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, to resign amid revelations that Esty, who has championed the #MeToo movement on Capitol Hill, kept former chief of staff Tony Baker on her payroll for three months after learning of accusations against him that included harassment, physical violence and intimidation of another of her staffers.  (Tim Cook/The Day)

Rep. Elizabeth Esty defiantly said on Saturday she had no intention of leaving Congress as several state Democrats, including the highest-ranking member of the state Senate, called for her to resign.

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Monday shooting in New London leaves city man dead

Janice Blow lights a candle for her son Joshua Fine as friends and family visit his memorial on Monday, April 2, 2018 on Elm Street in New London.  Fine, 27, of New London, died in an early morning shooting Monday near Elm Street and Garfield Avenue.

An early morning shooting near Elm Street and Garfield Avenue left 27-year-old Joshua Fine dead, police said.

Accidents slow traffic on I-95

A one-car crash on the southbound side of the Gold Star Memorial Bridge left traffic moving at a crawl Monday morning as snow coated the roads.

Norwich firefighters help trapped man, handle car crash

City firefighters went all-hands-on-deck Friday morning as a tractor unit rolled over a man’s foot in one part of the city while a driver crashed into parked cars in another.

Several fire departments work to rescue man from Gardner Lake

Several fire departments worked together Thursday morning to rescue a man who for some reason ended up in the frigid waters of Gardner Lake.

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National precipitation data group seeks Connecticut weather buffs

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow network is looking for weather buffs in Connecticut to measure precipitation data that will be used by national and state agencies. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Members of the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow network collect data on rain and snowfall in all 50 states, every Candadian province and territory, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virigin Islands and the Bahamas. Their data is included in National...

DOT to hold info session Wednesday on bridge replacement on Route 1 in East Lyme

The state Department of Transportation will hold an informational meeting Wednesday on the agency's proposed replacement of a bridge over an unnamed brook on Route 1 between Heritage Road and Lovers Lane. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Schools stayed on schedule as region hit with fifth storm in a month

Students board a school bus on Montauk Avenue in New London as snow blankets the region Monday, April 2, 2018. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

School districts in the area remained open without delays Monday as the fifth storm in less than a month dumped between 2 and 7.5 inches across the state.

Preston officials look forward to spring cleanup at former Norwich Hospital

Spring is here, and the ground should be thawing soon to make way for the final year-long cleanup at the 393-acre former Norwich Hospital property expected to start in mid to late April, pending receipt of state environmental permits for ground...

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Tennessee clerk charged in suspected shoplifter's death

Police in Tennessee say a convenience store clerk has been charged in the fatal shooting of a suspected shoplifter whose body was found near the store