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New London police release photos of suspects in Memorial Day shooting - theday.com
New London — Police have released surveillance footage of the two suspects and a vehicle related to a Memorial Day shooting on Crystal Avenue that injured a teenage girl and a 4-year-old. Police are asking for the public’s help in trying to identify ...
Greece says deal with creditors is close; markets rally - theday.com
Athens, Greece — Greece's prime minister said Wednesday that his country is close to reaching a deal with bailout creditors, prompting European stock markets to jump on hopes of a breakthrough in the slow-moving, often acrimonious talks. Alexis Tsipras ...
Temperatures soar across Mideast countries amid sandstorms - theday.com
Cairo — Temperatures soared across the Middle East on Wednesday, with winds and sandstorms driving people indoors as unlucky pedestrians tried to shield themselves from the sun with books, newspapers or anything they could find. In the Egyptian capital ...
Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops - theday.com
Baghdad — As Iraqi forces gathered for a major new offensive to try to take back the sprawling Sunni heartland of Anbar province, Islamic State militants struck first, unleashing a wave of suicide bombings that killed at least 17 soldiers. The attacks ...
Preseason scrimmage at Ocean Beach - theday.com
Andrey Topolosci, center, pulls in a pass out of reach of Inri Panajoti, left, with Peter Atallah, right, all of Waterbury, moving towards the play while playing touch football with their friends Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The large group of friends ...
U.K.'s Cameron outlines EU vote plan in Queen's Speech - theday.com
London — Pomp met politics as Queen Elizabeth II donned a diamond-studded crown Wednesday to read out laws planned by Britain's new government, including more autonomy for Scotland and a referendum on whether to remain in the European Union. It was the ...
Nebraska abolishes death penalty in landmark override vote - theday.com
Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday over the governor's objections in a move pushed through the Legislature with unusual backing from conservatives who oppose capital punishment. Senators in the one-house Legislature voted ...
Hurricane predictions breeze in: Feds expect light season - theday.com
New Orleans — With six to 11 named storms predicted, this year's hurricane season may be slower than average — but officials say that's no reason for Atlantic and Gulf coast residents to rest easy. "Now is the time to start thinking ahead of the season. ..
Homeowners clean up in Texas; death toll climbs to 19 - theday.com
Houston — Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck Wednesday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 19 people dead and a dozen others missing. More rain fell on the hard-hit Houston ...
Second submariner guilty of sharing videos of women in shower - theday.com
Mayport Naval Station, Fla. — A second submariner pleaded guilty Wednesday to sharing videos of female officers undressing for a shower, continuing a case that a prosecutor calls a "black eye" for the Navy's integration of women into the nation's sub fleet.
Metro-North train strikes, kills pedestrian in Fairfield - theday.com
Fairfield — The Metro-North Railroad says a pedestrian has been struck by one of its trains in Fairfield. The railroad says the train from Grand Central Terminal to New Haven struck the person just east of the Fairfield Metro Station at around 3:40 p.m ...
Frontier opens New London call center - theday.com
New London — Frontier Communications officially opened its 20,000-square-foot State Street call center on Wednesday in the same building where generations of operators helped connect customers to the outside world. "It's good to be home," said Paul ...
Clinton’s focus trivia while Syria unraveled - theday.com
Secretaries of state have had private contacts since the job was created, so it’s a mistake to get too indignant about Hillary Clinton’s email exchanges about Libya with her longtime friend, Sidney Blumenthal. Still, these messages offer some useful ...
Area fire departments fighting blaze at American Thread Mill building in Pawcatuck - theday.com
Stonington — Firefighters continue to battle a blaze in a portion of the former American Thread Mill in Pawcatuck. The fire appears to be contained to a printing business on the upper floor in the southern half of the sprawling mill complex off Pawcatuck ...
Lawyer: Confinement of chimps for research akin to slavery - theday.com
New York — A lawyer seeking to free two chimpanzees from a state university told a judge Wednesday that their confinement for research purposes is akin to slavery, the involuntary detention of mentally ill people and imprisonment. Steven Wise, an ...