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Police work to stop overdoses after 76 fall ill

Aug. 16, 2018 10:44 PM EDT

Police swarmed a Connecticut park near Yale University and searched people's homes for drugs Thursday in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana blamed for sending more than 70 people to the hospital. Social workers and mental health professionals also responded to the New Haven...

Dems pick 'firsts,' GOP goes for Trump fave in primaries

Aug. 15, 2018 10:20 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In a night of firsts, Democrats in Vermont's primary chose the nation's first transgender gubernatorial nominee. In Minnesota, they picked a woman who would be the first Somali-American member of Congress. Connecticut Democrats nominated a candidate who could become the first black...

Primary night: Dems go for diversity, GOP for Trump choices

Aug. 15, 2018 2:03 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald Trump. In Vermont, Democrats rallied behind the nation's first transgender...

Primaries marked by Democratic diversity, Trump's picks

Aug. 15, 2018 2:02 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald Trump. In Vermont, Democrats rallied behind the nation's first transgender...

In upset, Stefanowski wins GOP nod for Connecticut governor

Aug. 14, 2018 11:39 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Bob Stefanowski, a former GE executive who pitched himself to voters as Bob the Rebuilder, won Tuesday's Republican primary for Connecticut governor in an upset and will face a fellow wealthy businessman, Democrat Ned Lamont, in November. A political newcomer who bypassed the...

The Latest: Radinovich wins Minnesota Democrat House primary

Aug. 14, 2018 11:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Former state Rep. Joe Radinovich has won a crowded Democratic primary to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan in a northeastern Minnesota swing district. Radinovich defeated Rep. Jason...

Businessman Bob Stefanowski wins GOP nomination for Connecticut governor in race to replace Democrat Dannel P. Malloy

Aug. 14, 2018 10:57 PM EDT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Businessman Bob Stefanowski wins GOP nomination for Connecticut governor in race to replace Democrat Dannel P. Malloy.

Ned Lamont wins Democratic nomination for Connecticut governor to replace outgoing Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy

Aug. 14, 2018 8:30 PM EDT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Ned Lamont wins Democratic nomination for Connecticut governor to replace outgoing Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

What to Watch: Minn., Wis. primaries test loyalty to Trump

Aug. 14, 2018 11:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans who once criticized President Donald Trump are now fighting each other for his support. Minnesota faces a #metoo moment. And Democrats weigh whether to send the "Iron Stache" to Congress. What to watch as voters in four states — Minnesota, Wisconsin, Vermont and...

First inmates graduate from Wesleyan program

Aug. 1, 2018 4:51 PM EDT

CHESHIRE, Conn. (AP) — Roberto Alvarado has lived with the label of convicted killer for almost two decades. On Wednesday he added another label — college graduate. Alvardao, who is serving a 50-year felony murder sentence for a 1999 shooting in Danbury, received an associate of science degree. He...