When Tracy Eckert picked up the phone and heard her friend on the end of the line asking for donations to raise money for police officers injured or killed in the line of duty, she didn't understand why he acted like he didn't know her.
The “Ban the Bottle” campaign has made its way to the UConn campus at Storrs. The Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) and the Undergraduate Student Government Sustainability Committee are working to ban the sale of single-use, disposable water bottles on campus by 2020.
President Donald Trump has picked Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to succeed Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, Trump said Monday. He made the announcement at Mar-a-Lago, flanked by McMaster and the acting adviser, retired Army Gen. Keith Kellogg. Kellogg will stay on as McMaster's chief of staff, Trump said. "He's a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience," Trump said of McMaster. "He is highly respected by everybody in the military." The president, who has no military experience, has shown a preference for generals in the top security roles.
The search has been called off for the Montville man who disappeared while fishing and kayaking on the Thames River on Sunday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Emergency crews recovered Lyle Dagenais' kayak on Monday and a search continued for the man until sunset.