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Supreme Court rejects challenge to Connecticut law that eliminated religious vaccination exemption

Jun. 24, 2024 14:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge to a 2021 Connecticut law that eliminated the state’s longstanding religious exemption from childhood immunization requirements for schools, colleges and day care facilities. The justices did not comment in...

Bankruptcy trustee discloses plan to shut down Alex Jones' Infowars and liquidate assets

Jun. 24, 2024 13:18 PM EDT

A U.S. bankruptcy court trustee is planning to shut down conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' Infowars media platform and liquidate its assets to help pay the $1.5 billion in lawsuit judgments Jones owes for repeatedly calling the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax. In an...

2 people were taken to a hospital after lightning struck a tree near a PGA Tour event in Connecticut

Jun. 22, 2024 20:08 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Two people were taken to the hospital Saturday after lightning struck a tree near a home along a golf course that is hosting the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship. The home is just north of the fifth green at TPC River Highlands, which is hosting the...

Man trying to drown 2 children on Connecticut beach is stopped by officers, police say

Jun. 22, 2024 13:53 PM EDT

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A man trying to drown two small children at a Connecticut beach early Saturday morning was thwarted by police officers, according to authorities. An officer spotted an SUV parked on a beach in West Haven at about 2:30 a.m. and heard “significant...

Cameron Young shoots 59 for first sub-60 round on the PGA Tour in 4 years

Jun. 22, 2024 13:41 PM EDT
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Cameron Young shoots 59 for first sub-60 round on the PGA Tour in 4 years.

Lockheed Martin subsidiaries reach $70 million settlement for claims they overcharged Navy for parts

Jun. 21, 2024 20:56 PM EDT

STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two Lockheed Martin subsidiaries have agreed to pay the federal government $70 million for overcharging the Navy for aircraft parts, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday. The federal agency says Sikorsky Support Services, based in Stratford,...

FactSet: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 21, 2024 07:08 AM EDT

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) on Friday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $158.1 million. The Norwalk, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of $4.09 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were...

Sparks prepare to play rest of season without star rookie Cameron Brink, who tore her ACL

Jun. 20, 2024 18:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kia Nurse offered words of encouragement to her Los Angeles Sparks teammate Cameron Brink. The veteran guard knows exactly what the rookie is going through, having torn her ACL in 2021. Brink tore the ACL in her left knee in Tuesday's loss to Connecticut. She's...

United Airlines jet turns back to Connecticut after a piece of engine lining fell off during takeoff

Jun. 20, 2024 16:57 PM EDT

A United Airlines plane turned back to a Connecticut airport Thursday after a piece of lining from an engine cover fell off during takeoff. A United spokesperson said a portion of the engine’s sound-dampening outer liner was found on the runway at Bradley International Airport near...

Minivan carrying more than a dozen puppies crashes in Connecticut. Most are OK

Jun. 20, 2024 14:32 PM EDT

WOODSTOCK, Conn. (AP) — A minivan carrying 14 puppies hit a utility pole and rolled over in Connecticut on Thursday morning, injuring several dogs, authorities said. Dogs of several breeds were in crates in the back of the minivan when it crashed at about 6 a.m. in Woodstock, a...