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 2020-09-24 14:55 

ESPN

2020 League of Legends World Championship regional guides...

The conclusion of the League of Legends spring and summer splits around the world means it's time for worlds. To get you caught up, here's a breakdown of the biggest storylines, strongest teams and more from the four major regions: LPL, LCK, LEC a...

 2020-09-24 14:47 

ESPN

AC Milan: Zlatan tests positive for coronavirus...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who signed an extension with AC Milan last month, has tested positive for coronavirus, the club confirmed Thursday. He has been placed in quarantine at home....

 2020-09-24 14:34 

The Courant

New Britain Columbus statue may be headed for a new home after 79 years on public land...

The city's Columbus statue is likely to still be in McCabe Park when Columbus Day arrives, but city leaders will soon be negotiating with a private Italian-American association to relocate it....

 2020-09-24 14:33 

The Courant

After a quiet summer, Connecticut’s COVID-19 numbers are climbing again. Here’s why....

The picture, according to officials and experts, is complex, with a confluence of disparate factors all contributing to drive up the state's numbers. The increases have been fueled, in part, by small outbreaks in different communities — each of ...

 2020-09-24 14:28 

New Haven Register

Maine schools to get another $165M in coronavirus relief...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine school systems will receive another $164 million in CARES Act dollars to help with health and safety protocols, the state's governor said. Gov. Janet Mills, a Democrat, said the money will be distributed to school systems ...

 2020-09-24 14:28 

New Haven Register

Denver police detain man who drove toward protesters...

DENVER (AP) - Denver police said a man was detained Wednesday night after driving his car through a group of people protesting a grand jury's decision not to indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor. Police said no injuries were reporte...

 2020-09-24 14:27 

New Haven Register

Sales of new homes surge 4.8% in August...

NEW YORK (AP) - The market for newly constructed homes in the U.S. continued its upward climb in August, despite the ongoing pandemic and lingering worries about the future of the U.S. economy. The Commerce Department said sales new homes rose by a very s...

 2020-09-24 14:26 

New Haven Register

Kenosha shooter's defense portrays him as 'American patriot'...

The way lawyers for Kyle Rittenhouse tell it, he wasn't just a scared teenager acting in self-defense when he shot to death two Kenosha, Wisconsin, protesters. He was a courageous defender of liberty, a patriot exercising his right to bear arms amid r...

 2020-09-24 14:25 

New Haven Register

The Latest: 'Bolder measures:' Africans seek help for virus...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): 10 a.m. African nations have come out swinging on the third day of the United Nations annual gathering of world leaders, calling for dramatic fiscal measures to help the cont...

 2020-09-24 14:25 

New Haven Register

3 accused of creating 'man cave' under Grand Central station...

NEW YORK (AP) - Three railroad workers have been suspended for turning a storage room under New York's Grand Central Terminal into an unauthorized...

 2020-09-24 14:23 

New Haven Register

Commission to nominate official to probe killings by police...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut commission on Thursday is nominating the first inspector general to investigate police officers' use of deadly force, a position created in a new, wide-ranging police accountability law. The Criminal Justice Commis...

 2020-09-24 14:20 

New Haven Register

Records: Mail delivery lags behind targets as election nears...

The slice of Michigan that covers Detroit, its suburbs and towns dependent on the auto industry is coveted political terrain in one of this year's most important presidential swing states. It also has another distinction as home to one of the worst-pe...

 2020-09-24 14:20 

New Haven Register

2 Republicans challenge Minnesota plan for late mail ballots...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Republican state representative and a GOP activist are challenging an agreement to accept mail-in ballots in Minnesota that arrive up to a week after the November election, adding to the nationwide legal fight over voting rules be...

 2020-09-24 14:19 

New Haven Register

Trump pays respects to late Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg...

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump paid respects to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Thursday morning, just two days before he announces his nominee to replace her on the high court. The president and first lady Melania Trump - both we...

 2020-09-24 14:17 

New Haven Register

Providence high school seniors to return to school early...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Providence public school system is bringing high school seniors back to the classroom two weeks earlier than originally planned, in part to help them with the college application process. Seniors, who have been learning remotel...

 2020-09-24 14:12 

New Haven Register

Police arrest 13 during Seattle protests...

SEATTLE (AP) - Police in Seattle arrested 13 people as authorities said people smashed windows and spray painted buildings as protesters marched through parts of the city Wednesday night following a Kentucky grand jury's decision to not indict officer...

 2020-09-24 14:12 

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3rd person charged in Hartford teen's killing last year...
 2020-09-24 14:12 

New Haven Register

3rd person charged in Hartford teen's killing last year...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A third person was arrested and charged in the shooting last September that killed 17-year-old Usher Hanns and injured three other people, Hartford police said. Police did not release the name of the third person charged on Wednesda...

 2020-09-24 14:11 

Republican-American

Navy releases documents from Cold War loss of submarine...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Navy began releasing documents from the investigation into the deadliest submarine disaster in U.S. history on Wednesday, but the Navy said the documents released under a......

 2020-09-24 14:11 

Republican-American

26th Annual Hotchkiss School Swimathon benefiting Special Olympics goes on despite changing tides...
 2020-09-24 14:09 

NBC Sports

Another slow start undermines Stars in loss to Lightning...

Game 3 slipped away Stars in a hurry Khudobin allowing two early goals and the Lightning showed how difficult it is play catchup against them in a 5-2 win....

 2020-09-24 14:08 

New Haven Register

Financially hurting Hawaii candy maker offers vendors a deal...

HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP) - A financially hurting Hawaii candy maker known for a memorable slogan is trying to shore up its business by offering a deal to vendors as the company faces difficulties because of the coronavirus pandemic's economic fallout. Ha...

 2020-09-24 14:06 

New Haven Register

Australian offers free coffee, chat from his kitchen window...

It all started when Rick Everett walked out of his home in Sydney and put up a sign on his kitchen window that read:...

 2020-09-24 14:05 

Republican-American

Celtics on brink: Heat move game from NBA Finals...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Herro should still be in college. He's not, but is still a student. He carries a red spiral-bound notebook with him at all times, jotting down notes when t......

 2020-09-24 14:05 

New Haven Register

2 men seriously hurt in explosion that destroyed home...

COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Two men were seriously injured in a house explosion early Thursday in suburban Detroit, authorities said. Firefighters found butane tanks at the home in Oakland County's Commerce Township. Butane...

 2020-09-24 14:05 

New Haven Register

A timeline of events related to the death of Breonna Taylor...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Here is a timeline of events that began with the death of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman whose killing by police in her home in Kentucky has encouraged a national reckoning on race: - March 13: Officers serving a narcotics warrant fa...

 2020-09-24 14:04 

ESPN

Amid pandemic, Mexico's minor leaguers juggle side jobs, concerns...

The cancellation of the 2020 Mexican League season because of the coronavirus pandemic forced many of its players to seek alternative ways to make ends meet....

 2020-09-24 14:04 

New Haven Register

Alert: Sales of new homes rise 4.8% in August to 1.01 million unit annual rate...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of new homes rise 4.8% in August to 1.01 million unit annual rate....

 2020-09-24 14:03 

ESPN

'Inside a special movie': What it's like fighting Israel Adesanya...

Adesanya's opponents recall 'chirping,' 'energy' and 'elite striking.' See what they didn't like about the middleweight champ....

 2020-09-24 14:02 

New Haven Register

Hawaii appeals court vacates murder conviction, citing error...

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) - A Hawaii appeals court has vacated a man's murder conviction, citing an error by a lower court judge who blocked a cross-examination and additional testimony that could have assisted the suspect's case. The Hawaii Interm...

 2020-09-24 14:01 

ESPN

Alex Pietrangelo's savvy 'local hero' pressure play on the Blues...

The Blues' captain is hitting free agency, and has made some tactical moves to convince St. Louis to ante up....

 2020-09-24 14:00 

New Haven Register

Mortgage rates tick up to 2.9%, remain at historic lows...

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages rose slightly this week but remain at historically low levels. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reported Thursday that the average rate on the 30-year home loan edged up to 2.90% from 2.87% las...

 2020-09-24 13:59 

New Haven Register

Prison holding geriatric prisoners reports 11th virus death...

CAPRON, Va. (AP) - Virginia prison officials are reporting an 11th coronavirus-related death at facility that is home to many geriatric and otherwise vulnerable prisoners. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Thursday that the facility is the Deerfield Co...

 2020-09-24 13:59 

The Courant

Despite billions of dollars from Washington, personal income in Connecticut lagged the rest of the country during the worst of the coronavirus...

Government checks powered an 18% rise in personal income in the April-June period for Connecticut residents who have been struggling to recover from the coronavirus, according to federal statistics released Thursday....

 2020-09-24 13:59 

New Haven Register

Alaska village regains power after outage lasting a month...

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska village has regained electrical power after a month-long outage during which some families lost subsistence harvests stored in freezers. Newtok's backup generator gave out in late August and power was not restored until...

 2020-09-24 13:59 

New Haven Register

Wall Street abre en baja por desempleo en EEUU...

NUEVA YORK (AP) - Los precios de las acciones bajaban el jueves por la maana al inicio de transacciones en la Bolsa de Valores de Nueva York, ante un sombro reporte sobre el mercado laboral en Estados Unidos. El ndice S&P 500 se contraa en 0,5% y actualme...

 2020-09-24 13:58 

New Haven Register

In Taylor case, limits of law overcome calls for justice...
 2020-09-24 13:58 

News Times

Cops: Stolen SUV recovered in Southbury...
 2020-09-24 13:56 

New Haven Register

Alaska borough assembly passes police discrimination measure...

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska borough assembly has passed a resolution calling on the state Legislature to add police officers to a list of classes of citizens protected from discrimination. The Ketchikan Borough Assembly's vote Monday was tied b...

 2020-09-24 13:56 

NBC Sports

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Jabaal Sheard visits the Lions...

The Lions' woeful defense is looking to add some veteran help. Free agent defensive end Jabaal Sheard is visiting with the Lions, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. The 31-year-old Sheard started 12 games....

 2020-09-24 13:55 

Republican-American

Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America's streets...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Anger, frustration and sadness over the decision not to charge Kentucky police officers for Breonna Taylor's death poured into America's streets as protesters las......

 2020-09-24 13:55 

New Haven Register

Virus causes trial delay in 1999 slaying of Alabama teens...

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) - The capital murder trial of a trucker charged with killing two Alabama teens in 1999 has been delayed until next year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Dothan Eagle reported that a court had pushed back the trial of Coley McCran...

 2020-09-24 13:54 

NBC Sports

[ NFL ]

Everson Griffen to start working in three-point stance more often...

Defensive end Everson Griffen had a sack against the Falcons last Sunday, but that's been the rare bright spot for the team's pass rush in the first two weeks of the season. They've....

 2020-09-24 13:52 

New Haven Register

El coronavirus, otro golpe al Miss Venezuela...

CARACAS (AP) - Dateline: Por primera vez en casi siete dcadas, la llamada...

 2020-09-24 13:51 

New Haven Register

Compaas prometen transparencia sobre vacuna contra virus...

LONDRES (AP) - Dos compaas dedicadas a desarrollar vacunas contra el COVID-19 aseguraron estar tratando de hacer pblica toda la informacin posible sobre sus ensayos, en momentos en que las autoridades y las firmas tratan de sembrar confianza sobre una eve...

 2020-09-24 13:44 

New Haven Register

German bishops set up system for larger sex abuse payments...

BERLIN (AP) - The Catholic Church in Germany is setting up a new system to compensate survivors of sexual abuse by clergy that will provide for payments of up to about 50,000 euros ($58,400) each. Victims will be able to apply for payments under the new s...

 2020-09-24 13:43 

New Haven Register

Girl dead, 3 family members hurt in Oklahoma house explosion...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A girl was killed and her parents and brother were injured when their home in Oklahoma City exploded Thursday morning, fire officials said. The ages of the girl or her brother were not immediately released, but both are younger than 1...

 2020-09-24 13:43 

NBC Sports

[ NFL ]

Officials missed clear and obvious neutral zone infractions in Jaguars-Titans game...

The NFL's decision to focus only on "clear and obvious" fouls apparently doesn't extend to neutral zone infractions. The neutral zone is defined as, basically, the length of the....

 2020-09-24 13:41 

The Courant

Warrant: South Windsor workplace shooting suspect says gun fired by accident...

The Springfield man who fired his gun in a South Windsor industrial park Tuesday, wounding two people -- including his boss, a relative -- says the gun discharged by accident....

 2020-09-24 13:40 

WTNH

Bunnell High School confirm one tested positive for COVID-19...

Bunnell High School officials have confirmed Wednesday one person has tested positive for coronavirus....

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