A 6-year-old Bridgeport, Connecticut girl was found safe in Pennsylvania with her father after a multi-state Amber Alert and the father is suspected of stabbing and killing the girl’s 26-year-old mother and assaulting the woman’s friend, according to police.
Temperatures have surged into the upper 60s and low 70s through areas of inland Connecticut.
President Donald Trump returned to many of his campaign promises, and hinted at some new action the White House will soon take, in a speech to thousands of conservatives gathered Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference. "Our victory was a win for conservative values," Trump said, pledging to support members of law enforcement, repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and build a wall "soon, way ahead of schedule." The call-back to the campaign trail included some popular phrases — and a jab at Hillary Clinton that elicited chants of "lock her up!" Trump reiterated his assurance that he will "put American first," saying there is no global flag, so that terrorism doesn't strike in the U.S. And in looking forward, Trump vowed that would "never apologize" for protecting the safety of American people and promised "brand new action" in the coming days to protect the nation.
White House reporters from a number of news organizations including CNN and the New York Times were barred from the daily White House press briefing hours after President Donald Trump used his appearance at a gathering of conservative activists to sharply escalate his criticisms of the news media. An untelevised "press gaggle" was held Friday by White House spokesperson Sean Spicer instead of the usual press briefing. In a statement after the closed briefing, Times executive editor Dean Baquet said the move was essentially unprecedented since the paper began covering administrations in the White House.
Waterbury police have arrested a man who is accused of shooting at city employees and damaging the lawn at the Fulton Park Pool House, as well as city vehicle.