Tag: connecticut

This 11-year-old kid governor wants to be the country’s first lesbian president, and yes, please

Connecticut’s Kid Governor Wants to Be First Lesbian President – HelloGiggles This 11-year-old kid governor wants to be the country’s first lesbian president, and yes, please this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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Connecticut School Employee Goes on Racist Rant in Supermarket, Loses Job, Earns Reprimand from Mayor

Photo: iStock Corinne Terrone can be seen using the N-word while spitting at a black man and woman. Terrone, a public office worker in Hamden, Conn., resigned Friday after video of her racist language in a local supermarket last week. With more than 7,000 shares and 180,000 views, Terrone is also the subject of a […]

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Connecticut Supreme Court Revives Lawsuit Against Gun Manufacturer Brought by Families of Sandy Hook Victims

Image: Getty Images The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled, by 4-3 decision, to revive a lawsuit by the families of Sandy Hook alleging that firearm manufacturer Remington recklessly marketed its Bushmaster AR-15-style weapon for “illegal, offensive purposes.” Remington’s gun was used by Adam Lanza to murder 26 faculty and children at Sandy Hook Elementary School. […]

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Sandy Hook Massacre: Gun Makers Lose Major Ruling Over Liability

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] The Connecticut Supreme Court dealt a major blow to the firearms industry on Thursday, clearing the way for a lawsuit to move forward against the companies that manufactured and sold the semiautomatic rifle used by the gunman in the […]

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Lower Profile Sports at Center of Admissions Cheating Scandal

They are sports that bring in little in the way of money or notoriety or attention compared with the behemoths, football and basketball. In college athletics, volleyball, water polo, sailing, tennis and soccer are relatively small-time affairs that don’t fill stadiums or drive billion-dollar media contracts, and that is why […]

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Democrat-Led States to Sue Trump over Blocking Funds to Planned Parenthood

Democrat-led states allied with Planned Parenthood are challenging the Trump administration’s new rule that would block about $60 million in family planning funding to the organization because it provides and refers for abortions. Officials from Washington, Oregon, Connecticut, New York, and California say they will sue the Trump administration over the new rule that marks a […]

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Report: Illegal Immigrant Confesses to Killing Woman Found in Suitcase

Illegal immigrant Javier da Silva allegedly confessed to the murder of 24-year-old Valerie Reyes of Westchester County, New York, whose body was found in a suitcase. CBS New York reports that the suspect is originally from Venezuela but had remained in the U.S. illegally since the expiration of his visa. He is expected to appear in […]

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Democrat-Led States Vie for Most Abortions Allowed on Roe Anniversary

Democrat-led states were eager to show just how permissive they are in allowing the most abortions, without restriction, on the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Newly elected Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker signed an executive order Tuesday to ensure all state insurance plans provide for taxpayer funding of abortions. “This order will make it clear […]

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Winter’s One-Two Punch: Behind the Storm, a Dangerous Flash Freeze

As a powerful winter storm moved up the East Coast to Maine and then out to sea on Sunday, residents across the Midwest and the Eastern Seaboard were bracing for winter’s next blow: plunging temperatures and blustery winds right behind the storm that were expected to freeze solid everything in […]

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Illegal Alien Charged with Violently Raping College Student

An illegal alien has been arrested and charged with violently raping a Connecticut college student in 2014. Edibaldo “Eddie” Duran, a 29-year-old illegal alien, was arrested in Mexico City, Mexico last week by the U.S. Marshal Service, according to News12 Connecticut, after he allegedly raped a college student in 2014 and fled the country to […]

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Sen. Chris Murphy Tweets Skewed Numbers Labeling Jacksonville 234th Mass Shooting of 2018

A gunman opened fire Sunday at a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, and Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) retweeted skewed numbers to claim it was the 234th mass shooting of 2018. The FBI defines a mass shooting as four or more killed in one incident, not counting the attacker. Gun Violence Archive, the organization Murphy quoted, […]

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He Got Out of Jail Because of Missing Paperwork. Then, Police Say, He Raped and Killed.

It was a simple clerical error, a missing bit of paperwork. But it had tragic consequences. Danueal Drayton was arrested earlier this year on charges that he choked an ex-girlfriend in Nassau County. By that time, he had a left a trail of similar crimes in his home state of […]

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Democrats are set to make a lot of history this November

Ilhan Omar Tuesday’s primaries once again showcased a Democratic Party that’s starting to look like America. No one can say the party is leaving white men behind, with the Democratic nominees for governor in Minnesota and Wisconsin falling into that demographic. But at the same time, Democrats made or are poised to make a set of […]

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Political Outsider Bob Stefanowski Wins Connecticut GOP Gubernatorial Primary

Bob Stefanowski, formerly a chief financial officer of UBS Investment Bank and a senior executive with General Electric, won the Connecticut Republican nomination for governor Tuesday. Stefanowski defeated four other candidates, including Mark Boughton, who was endorsed by the state Republican Party. During an interview in July, Stefanowski, 56, told Breitbart News Connecticut needs to get […]

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Now Running for Office, Adam Greenberg. You May Remember His First At-Bat.

Greenberg remembered feeling overjoyed that he had gotten a second chance, as brief at it was. But the feeling didn’t last long. A week later, his wife Lindsay’s identical twin, Melissa Marottoli Hogan, was admitted to the hospital with Stage 4 lung cancer. She died two months later. And then, on the night of the […]

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Candidates for Connecticut Governor Agree It’s the Economy, Stupid

GROTON, Conn. — In the race for governor of Connecticut, there is one thing every candidate seems to agree on: The state’s economy is in serious disrepair. “Most folks on both sides don’t think Connecticut is working,” said Ned Lamont, who has the Democratic endorsement for governor. The Republican designee, Mark D. Boughton, echoed that […]

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600-lb. heroin spoon sculpture placed outside OxyContin creator’s corporate headquarters

Powerful. Addiction profiteer and OxyContin creator Purdue Pharma just can’t get a break. The privately held pill-pusher palace faces myriad lawsuits for being a driving force in the addiction crisis currently gripping the nation, most recently coming from the state of Massachusetts on June 12. Then, the opiate factory announced massive layoffs this week, the second such […]

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White Woman Pleads Guilty to Falsely Accusing 2 Black Men of Rape

In this March 3, 2017 photo, Nikki Yovino appears at her arraignment in Bridgeport Superior Court, in Bridgeport, Conn. Photo: Ned Gerard (AP Images) First, she said two black men violently raped her. Then she said they didn’t. Then she said she’d only accused the men of rape because she was trying to gain the […]

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