East Windsor town officials held a special meeting at East Windsor High School Saturday where they approved a development agreement between the town and MMCT Venture LLC, the joint Mohegan-Mashantucket Pequot company, that could pave the way for a third casino in the state.
A driver was arrested after he driver crashed through a fence and took down two telephone poles in Hartford Sunday morning, according to Hartford police.
Some students in Hartford spent part of their Saturday at the Hartford Public Library for the annual “African American History Bee.”
When Tom Perez stepped to the stage as the newly elected Democratic national chairman, his first official act was to invite his vanquished rival to join him as deputy chairman. Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison accepted on the spot and two men stood together, smiling like a national ticket at a presidential nominating convention. Members of the Democratic National Committee cheered wildly at their gathering in Atlanta on Saturday, forgetting the competitive race that took two rounds of voting — unprecedented in recent memory for either major party.
Oscar Hernandez-Carranza, the father suspected in a fatal stabbing who prompted a multi-state AMBER Alert when he took off with his young daughter, is locked up on a $1.25 million bond in Pennsylvania as he faces a slew of charges related to his getaway from a homicide scene in Connecticut.
A suspect is in custody after 28 people were injured Saturday when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans, police said. Police Chief Michael Harrison said the suspect is being investigated for driving while intoxicated. Harrison was asked twice by the media if terrorism was suspected. While he didn't say "No" he did say it looks like a case of DWI.