Impeachment witness to testify he doesn't know if Trump was telling truth about Ukraine

In this Tuesday, July 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump is joined by Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, second from right, as he arrives at Melsbroek Air Base, in Brussels, Belgium. According to text messages released the first week of October 2019 by House investigators, Sondland and Kurt Volker, a former special envoy to Ukraine, discussed Trump wanting to press Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Trump's Democratic political rival Joe Biden and his family. The House Intelligence Committee is scheduled to meet in private with Sondland. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

The U.S. ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, intends to tell Congress this week that the content of a text message he wrote denying a quid pro quo with Ukraine was relayed to him directly by President Donald Trump in a phone call,...

Louisiana's Democratic governor forced into runoff; Trump urged his defeat

In this Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, Gov. John Bel Edwards acknowledges his supporters as he comes out onstage for a debate with Eddie Rispone and Republican Rep. Ralph Abraham in Baton Rouge, La. Edwards is battling to hold onto the Democrats’ only governorship in the Deep South. (Bill Feig/The Advocate via AP, Pool, File)

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' quest for a second term as the Deep South's only Democratic governor will stretch over another month as voters in his crimson state denied him a primary win and are sending him to a runoff election

Trump defends Giuliani amid reports of investigation, blames 'Deep State'

In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Portsmouth, N.H. Trump on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, stood behind personal attorney Giuliani, one of his highest-profile and most vocal defenders, amid reports that federal prosecutors in the city Giuliani led as mayor are eyeing him for possible lobbying violations. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

President Donald Trump defended his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani on Saturday amid reports that federal prosecutors are investigating whether the former New York City mayor broke lobbying laws in his efforts to oust the former U.S. ambassador to...

Trump gripes about impeachment, media at Louisiana rally

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Lake Charles Civic Center, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, in Lake Charles, La. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Donald Trump is pressing his argument that the House impeachment inquiry is nothing more than an attempt to overturn his election

Warren's marriage joke delights some, has others worried it could backfire

In this Oct. 10, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during the Power of our Pride Town Hall in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

About 90 minutes into Thursday's forum on LGBTQ issues in Los Angeles, a gay rights leader posed a question to Sen. Elizabeth Warren: How would she respond if a voter approached her and said, "I'm old-fashioned, and my faith teaches me that marriage...

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Former Ukraine envoy defies Trump, testifies he pushed to oust her

Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch arrives on Capitol Hill, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, in Washington, as she is scheduled to testify before congressional lawmakers on Friday as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told lawmakers Friday that the State Department was pressured by President Donald Trump to remove her from position

Analysis: Impeachment fight tests Constitution's limits

President Donald Trump arrives at a campaign rally Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Analysis: In the impeachment fight, it's President Trump vs. the Constitution

Arrest of Giuliani associates ensnares 'Congressman 1'

This courtroom sketch depicts from left, attorney Kevin Downing, Lev Parnas, Igor Fruman, and attorney Thomas Zehnle standing before U.S. Judge Michael Nachmanoff, at federal courthouse in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Parnas and Fruman, two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump's lawyer and the Ukraine investigation, were charged with federal campaign finance violations. The charges relate to a $325,000 donation to a group supporting President Donald Trump's reelection. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)

Two businessmen with ties to Rudy Giuliani lobbied a U.S. congressman in 2018 for help ousting the American ambassador to Ukraine

2020 Democratic candidates pledge support to LGBTQ community

Addressing an LGBTQ community that has seen gains in equality slipping, Democratic presidential candidates promised an aggressive agenda to end workplace discrimination, boost health care and protect those who face threats over their sexual...

Trump attacks Bidens in personal and coarse terms at Minnesota rally

President Donald Trump leveled some of his most personal attacks yet against Joe Biden and his family at his first campaign rally since House Democrats launched their impeachment inquiry.

Polls show close divide over impeachment and removal

President Donald Trump speaks during an event on

Polls find support for impeachment has shifted significantly from earlier this year

Two Florida men tied to Giuliani, Ukraine probe arrested

This Facebook screen shot provided by The Campaign Legal Center, shows from left, Donald Trump, Jr., Tommy Hicks, Jr., Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, posted on May 21, 2018.  (The Campaign Legal Center via AP)

Two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani have been arrested on campaign finance violations resulting from a $325,000 donation to a political action committee supporting Trump's reelection

Envoy to Ukraine was removed after pushback on Giuliani

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018, file photo, then-U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie L. Yovanovitch, speaks in Kyiv, Ukraine. Yovanovitch was removed from her post after insisting that a request to Ukrainian officials to investigate President Donald Trump’s political rival be conveyed through official channels, according to a fellow former diplomat. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine was removed after insisting that requests to Ukrainian officials to investigate President Donald Trump's political rival be relayed through official channels

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Montville man seriously injured after driving moped into pole

A Montville man driving a moped was seriously injured after he struck a utility pole on Route 32 Saturday morning, police said.

Four people rescued from capsized catamaran near Race Rock Light

Four people were rescued from the choppy, cold waters off Race Rock Light after their catamaran capsized Sunday afternoon, according to the New London Fire Department.

What does the creation of a Waterford Fire Department mean for firefighters?

Part-time and volunteer firefighters repack hoses onto the fire engine March 22, 2014, as part of work duties around the Jordan Fire Company station. Jordan is one of Waterford's five volunteer fire companies. As the town has seen fewer and fewer volunteers in recent years, the Representative Town Meeting on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, passed, by a vote of 16-2, an ordinance that would create a townwide Waterford Fire Department. It will go into effect Oct. 22.  (Tim Cook/The Day)

The Waterford Representative Town Meeting passed an ordinance creating a townwide department.

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LOCAL NEWS

Ledyard Congregational to host History Day Oct. 20

Historic buildings around town will be open for tours with guides in period clothing.

New London schools to address trauma with music

The district has hired a board-certified music therapist for a new program at the middle school focused on reaching high-risk students who have experienced significant trauma.

Mystic Seaport serves up 700 gallons of chowder in seven varieties

From left, Samantha Waterman, Steven Boyd and Maria Carroca  of Coastal Gourmet fill chowder and bisque orders Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, opening day of Chowder Days at the Mystic Seaport Museum.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

About 700 gallons of chowder, ranging from staples like New England clam chowder to the more unique like Bahamian Conch, were made for the three-day Chowder Days event going on at Mystic Seaport Museum.

Paddle, paddle, toil and trouble

Laura Gray of Old Saybrook, left, and others participate Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in the Witch Paddle on the Mystic River. The event was hosted by Adventure Mystic, and participants were asked to donate a coat or $20 to go toward Enders Island Recovery Retreats. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

People pass under the Mystic drawbridge Saturday while participating in the Witch Paddle on the Mystic River.