Trump dismisses Bloomberg's 2020 presidential chances

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg attends a

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he thinks it's "good" that Michael Bloomberg may run for president in 2020 and predicted that the billionaire former mayor of New York, who was formerly a Republican and independent, would not make it through...

Stop & Shop in Connecticut, R.I., agrees to better comply with disabilities act

Federal authorities have reached an agreement with Stop & Shop supermarkets to make checkout aisles in the chain's more than 400 stores more accessible to the disabled to comply with federal law

Uber driver charged with kidnapping N.Y. woman, leaving her in Branford

Harbir Parmar is seen in this photo provided by the FBI, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in New York. Parmar, an Uber driver, was charged in U.S. District Court with kidnapping. According to federal authorities, Parmar kidnapped a woman who fell asleep in his vehicle, groped her in the back seat and then left her on the side of a highway in Connecticut, federal authorities said Tuesday. (Photo Courtesy of the FBI, via AP)

Authorities say an Uber driver in New York City kidnapped a woman who fell asleep in his vehicle, groped her then left her on the side of a highway in Connecticut

Police ID passengers killed in plane crash off Long Island

Authorities have released the identities of the two passengers from Georgia and Connecticut who were killed in the plane crash off of New York's Long Island on Saturday

Inmate's 10 days of freedom bring four more years in prison

A Connecticut inmate who escaped and spent 10 days on the lam sentenced to serve four more years in prison


Suspicious envelope causes ricin scare at Sen. Collins' home in Maine

A person in a hazmat suit appears to be handling a letter that is enclosed in a plastic bag in Bangor, Maine, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. A hazardous materials team was called Monday to investigate a suspicious letter sent to the home of Republican Sen. Susan Collins, officials said. Law enforcement officials were analyzing the contents of the letter. An FBI spokeswoman said Monday evening that preliminary tests on the envelope indicated there was no threat to the public. (Gabor Degre/The Bangor Daily News via AP)

A spokeswoman says Republican Sen. Susan Collins has been cleared to stay in her Maine home while an investigation continues into a suspicious envelope

Police: Rhode Island woman leads police on chase through 2 states

A Rhode Island woman police say led officers on an early morning pursuit through several towns in two states has been held on $5,000 bail

Harvard: Race can only help, never harm, applicants' chances

In this March 7, 2017 file photo, rowers paddle down the Charles River past the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. A lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against Asian-American applicants in Harvard's admissions process is heading to trial in Boston's federal court on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Harvard denies any discrimination, saying it considers race as one of many factors when considering applicants. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

A group suing Harvard University says the school uses a loosely defined "personal rating" to discriminate against Asian-Americans who apply to the school

Father, son plead guilty to $27M health care scam

A father and son from California have pleaded guilty for their roles in a scheme that defrauded Affordable Care Act programs in at least 12 states of more than $27 million

Judge to hear arguments in police sex toy harassment case

A judge is scheduled to hear arguments in a case involving a police department, a sex toy and harassment claims

Guards, inmates are allies against Connecticut in radon-exposure cases

This Jan. 14, 2000, file photo shows the exterior of the Garner Correctional Institution in Newtown, Conn. Guards and inmates at the institution are on the same side of a legal fight against the state over radon. A ruling by federal judge last month will allow 13 inmates to move forward with a lawsuit that alleges the state confined them in inhumane conditions because of high levels of the radioactive gas. A group of 16 former guards and staff member sued in August. (Tom Kabelka/Republican-American via AP, File)

Guards and inmates at a Connecticut prison are on the same side of a legal fight against the state over radon

New York's Cuomo blasts Trump, Republicans in protest clash

In a Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks to reporters during a news conference in New York. Cuomo questioned Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, why state Republicans would have invited the founder of a far-right group to speak in Manhattan, and he blamed them and President Donald Trump for violent clashes that took place after the speech.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is questioning why state Republicans would have invited the founder of a far-right group to speak in Manhattan and blamed them and President Donald Trump for violent clashes

MADD to honor those keeping impaired drivers off the roads

The Massachusetts chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is honoring people and organizations working to keep impaired drivers off the state's roads


Another election may pass before Seaside's fate is known

DEEP has twice delayed the process to recruit a developer to invest in Seaside in Waterford, and...


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After 212 days in church, Pakistani couple heads home

Zahida Altaf reacts to stepping outside as she and her husband Malik Naveed bin Rehman, not pictured, exit sanctuary on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme.  The couple has been in sanctuary at the church since March 2018 and left Tuesday after ICE announced they are not opposing the couple's stay request. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Facing a deportation order, they took sanctuary in Old Lyme, but ICE is not opposing their pending request for a stay.

Norwich Public Utilities GM John Bilda to retire in 2019

Norwich Public Utilities General Manager John Bilda announced Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, he plans to retire in 2019 once a successor is chosen after a national search. (Provided by NPU)

Bilda, a Norwich native and resident, worked for NPU for 30 years, 13 as general manager, the last two amid major controversies.

House candidate files police report for threatening email

John Scott, the Republican candidate for the 40th District House seat, went to the Town of Groton Police Department on Monday.

Aresimowicz says he'll form Blue Ribbon Panel on Tourism

House Speaker to form advisory panel that would report directly to legislature.