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FILE- In this Aug. 7, 2020 file photo, power lines and poles lie in a roadway beside a fallen tree in Westport, Conn., brought down by Tropical Storm Isaias. On Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong asked regulators to order reimbursements for utility customers who lost food and medicine during August's days-long power outage in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

AG wants reimbursements for poor response to power outage

Oct. 21, 2020 4:21 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's attorney general asked regulators Wednesday to order reimbursements for utility customers who lost food and medicine during August's dayslong power outage in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias. Attorney General William Tong spoke as the Public Utilities Regulatory...

NBC Sports Group promotes Bevacqua to chairman

Sep. 24, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Pete Bevacqua has been promoted to chairman of the NBC Sports Group. He succeeds Mark Lazarus, who was named chairman of NBCUniversal Television and Streaming in May. Lazarus had been NBC Sports' chairman since 2011 when he took over from Dick Ebersol. Bevacqua came to NBC Sports in...

Woman killed when gunfire erupts in Connecticut parking lot

Sep. 20, 2020 6:11 PM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A woman was killed and several other people were wounded when gunfire erupted in a crowded parking lot early Sunday, Stamford police said. Police Capt. Richard Conklin told the Stamford Advocate that shots were fired around 12:15 a.m. into a crowd of 30 to 40 people in a parking lot...

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After a long slumber, U.S. cinemas awaken on pivotal weekend

Sep. 3, 2020 2:20 PM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — With the previews about to start, a trickle of masked moviegoers made their way into one of the first U.S. screenings of “Tenet” at the Bow Tie Majestic 6 in downtown Stamford, Connecticut. They took their seats Tuesday night, eyeing the empty seats between each other...

Michelle Troconis appears in Stamford Superior Court on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 in Stamford, Conn.  Connecticut prosecutors filed new evidence tampering charges against Troconis, accused in connection with the presumed killing of a mother of five who disappearance last year spurred interest nationwide.   (H John Voorhees III/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, Pool)

New charges filed against woman in Jennifer Dulos case

Aug. 28, 2020 3:29 PM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut prosecutors filed new evidence tampering charges Friday against a woman accused in connection with the presumed killing of Jennifer Dulos, a mother of five whose disappearance last year spurred interest nationwide. Michelle Troconis, a dual American and Venezuelan...