Odd fruit in trees are wasp larvae, Connecticut experts say

Something akin to Christmas balls are showing up in trees throughout Connecticut, and state officials are warning viewers the festive decorations are actually communities of wasps. Connecticut Fish and Wildlife photo Something akin to Christmas balls are showing up in trees throughout Connecticut, and state officials are warning admirers the festive decorations are actually communities … Read more

Connecticut woman in her 90s dies after testing positive for rare tick-borne Powassan virus

Connecticut woman in her 90s dies after testing positive for rare tick-borne Powassan virus one month after being bitten Woman was in her 90s and in New London county which borders Rhode Island Health chiefs said she was admitted to hospital with a fever, headache, chest pain and ‘altered mental state’ two weeks after being … Read more

After Uvalde, Biden vows to keep up pressure for gun regulation

Under pressure to act after the latest US mass shooting that left 21 people dead, President Joe Biden vowed on Monday to push for stricter gun regulation, an uphill battle given the Democrats’ narrow congressional majority. Congress has repeatedly failed to agree on tighter gun regulations despite the grim recurrence of mass shootings, but the … Read more

Biden prays, lays wreath in Texas school massacre town

US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden walk along the line of crosses, flowers and portraits US President Joe Biden laid flowers and prayed Sunday at the makeshift shrine erected in Uvalde to the 19 children and two teachers murdered by a teen gunman after he stormed their elementary school. The Uvalde shooting … Read more

Harrowing new accounts emerge from Uvalde’s young survivors

An aerial view shows Robb Elementary School and the makeshift memorial (center, Bottom) for the shooting victims in Uvalde, Texas, on May 28, 2022 Fresh harrowing accounts emerged Saturday of the ordeal faced by survivors of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, fanning public fury over the massacre even as the deeply traumatized town prepared … Read more

NRA gun lobby agrees in Texas on wake of school massacre

Factfile on the shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, US, where a teenage gunman killed at least 19 young children and two teachers on Tuesday, May 24. America’s powerful National Rifle Association kicked off a major convention in Houston Friday, days after the horrific massacre of children at a Texas elementary school, but … Read more

‘Nightmare’ as gunman murders 19 children, two teachers in Texas

Officers stand outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 25, 2022 after the massacre A tight-knit Latino community in Texas was wracked with Wednesday grief after a teenager wearing body armor marched into an elementary school and killed 19 children and two teachers — the latest spasm of America’s gun violence crisis. Details … Read more

PGA Championship 2022: TV reporter Sage Steele ‘covered in blood’ after errant tee shot, golf news

A sports anchor is recovering after being struck in the face by an errant tee shot at the PGA Championship on Thursday. ESPN anchor Sage Steele is recovering after being struck in the face by an errant tee shot by Jon Rahm on the third hole of the PGA Championship on Thursday. Golf writer Geoff … Read more

Connecticut to visit New York Tuesday

Connecticut Sun (1-1, 0-1 Eastern Conference) at New York Liberty (1-3, 1-2 Eastern Conference) New-York; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: The New York Liberty square off against the Connecticut Sun. New York finished 6-9 in Eastern Conference games and 7-9 at home during the 2021-22 season. The Liberty gave up 85.5 points per game … Read more

Jurors in ‘Fitbit murder’ trial convict man of killing wife

A Connecticut man has been convicted of murder in the 2015 killing of his wife in a case built partly on evidence provided by her Fitbit exercise activity tracker ByAssociated Press May 10, 2022, 9:30 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article VERNON, Conn. – A Connecticut man was convicted … Read more