Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

In this Sept. 10, 2017, file photo, Miss North Dakota Cara Mund reacts after being named Miss America during the Miss America 2018 pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. In a letter sent to former Miss Americas on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, Mund says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership, including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray, File)

The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson

Arrest made in more than 100 synthetic pot overdoses in New Haven

An ambulance crew responds to a drug overdose victim on the New Haven Green, a city park in New Haven, Conn., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Investigators try to determine exactly what sickened them. People started falling ill Wednesday morning, mostly on the New Haven Green. No deaths were reported. Police have arrested a man who they say may have passed out free samples of synthetic marijuana. (Brian A. Pounds/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP)

Man arrested in connection with synthetic marijuana overdoses at Connecticut park

Quinnipiac U. combats ageism by having students live with seniors

Victoria Kozar, right, of New Milford, Conn., chats with her friend, Beth Eichelman, 91, inside Masonicare at Ashlar Village, a retirement community in Wallingford, Conn. Kozar lived at the center during her senior year at Quinnipiac University as part of an intergenerational learning program. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)

As college students move into their dorms across the country, one Quinnipiac University student will be moving into a retirement community as part of a program to tear down generational barriers.

N.H. teacher gets jail for witness tampering in sex misconduct probe

A former New Hampshire prep school teacher will spend four months in jail for telling a former student to lie to a grand jury

Analysis: The top 10 governor's races of 2018 heavily favor Democrats

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker in Racine, Wisconsin, on Nov. 10, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.

Many of the governors in these states will have strong influence over the legislative districts drawn when new Census data arrives in 2020.

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Cape Cod beaches close following shark sightings

Authorities in Massachusetts closed two Cape Cod beaches following shark sightings

State's legal luminaries raising money for immigration lawyers

Robert L. Holzberg, a retired Superior Court judge and current partner at the Pullman & Comley law firm, and Chase T. Rogers, retired chief justice of the state Supreme Court who is now a partner at Day Pitney, are serving as co-chairs of the...

Was a great white shark to blame for Cape Cod attack?

A sign warns visitors to Long Nook Beach of recent shark sightings, Wednesday in Truro, Mass. (Merrily Cassidy/The Cape Cod Times via AP)

Massachusetts' leading shark expert is trying to determine if the first person to be attacked in waters off the state since 2012 was bitten by a great white shark

Osprey nest catches fire from lightning, killing young bird

Officials in South Kingstown say a bolt of lightning caused a fire to an osprey nest, trapping a helpless young bird that later died

Former Danbury school board chairwoman pleads guilty in sex assault

The former chairwoman of a Connecticut school board has pleaded guilty to her role in the sexual exploitation of a child

Controversy drives New Britain to tweak name of Paul Manafort Drive

Looking to stem contention about the name of Paul Manafort Drive, Mayor Erin Stewart had city workers make a tiny change Wednesday morning.

New Haven police work to stop overdoses after 76 fall ill

A police officer speaks to a man walking on New Haven Green on Wednesday.  (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

Police in New Haven, Connecticut, are swarming a city park and searching people's homes for drugs in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana that has put more than 70 people in local hospitals

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Ethics questions hang over RCDA

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Southeastern CT sees voter registration surge

Reflecting a statewide trend, new voter registrations in southeastern Connecticut have spiked dramatically in the current midterm cycle.

Jury investigation could put Gingerella shooter's guilty verdict at risk

Defendant Dante A. Hughes, left, looks on, with his attorney, Walter D. Hussey, during the first day of testimony on the fatal shooting of Joey Gingerella, in Courtroom 3 of the New London Superior Court on July 11, 2018. The jury that convicted Dante A. Hughes last month of fatally shooting Joey Gingerella outside Ryan's Pub in Groton in December 2016 might have used outside materials during deliberations in violation of the court's instructions. If the judge declares a mistrial, it could put the verdict at risk. (Tim Martin/The Day)

The jury that convicted Dante A. Hughes last month of fatally shooting Joey Gingerella outside of Ryan's Pub in Groton in December 2016 might have used outside materials during deliberations in violation of the court's instructions.

Eagle, back in New London, open for tours

Emma Edger, 4, and her brother, Chris Jr., 2, turn the main wheel on board the barque Eagle, the U.S. Coast Guard training tall ship, docked at City Pier in New London, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The tours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at City Pier in New London.

Study: Most seniors aren't talking about their driving ability

About 83 percent of older drivers say they’ve never spoken with a family member or physician about whether they should continue driving, a new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study found.