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House GOP Said to Hint at Possible Weekend Deal: Shutdown Update

Republicans and Democrats showed no signs of ending their standoff over immigration and spending Saturday as Americans awoke to the first day of a federal government shutdown. (Jan. 20) (Bloomberg) -- The House and Senate are in session Saturday as lawmakers try to resolve a spending impasse that pa

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-01-20 23:17:25

Police: $50,000 worth of items stolen during Litchfield County home invasion

TORRINGTON - A Waterbury man is facing charges after police say he robbed an elderly woman in her Washington home, and she couldn't get help until the next day since her phone was one of the stolen items. Michael J. Ferratto Jr., 30, is charged with first-degree larceny, first-degree burglary at nig

NEWSTIMES - 2018-01-19 19:02:13

F.D. Rich to break ground on Harbourside SONO in April

NORWALK - Stamford-based F.D. Rich Co. soon will expand its presence in South Norwalk with construction of a five-story apartment building on Water Street. The Norwalk Zoning Commission this month approved plans for Harbourside SONO - 80 apartments and 5,500 square feet of retail and office space -

NORWALK HOUR - 2018-01-21 05:00:00

JCC to offer several events

The Jewish Community Center in Sherman will offer a variety of programs in the coming days and weeks. They will include "Seeing your Dreams Come True in 2018" with Helen Brazil Jan. 24 from 11 a.m. to noon and/or Jan. 31 from 7 to 8 p.m. ($30 in advance; $35 at door); a glass bottle paint and sip ni

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2018-01-21 05:27:10

Fire departments responding to blaze on Brookfield's Muirwood Court

Updated 11:09 am, Thursday, January 18, 2018 BROOKFIELD - A fire broke out on Muirwood Court Thursday morning. Several area fire departments are responding. More information was not immediately available. blytton@hearstmediact.com Updated 11:09 am, Thursday, January 18, 2018 BROOKFIELD - A fire


Brookfield Lions Announce Peace Poster Winner

Chief Robert Montgomery of the Brookfield Lions Club, presented a $50 gift certificate to Bailey Mahoney and a $25 gift certificate to Abi Mahoney winners of the Brookfield Lions 2017 Peace Poster contest. Pictured are (L-R) Chief Montgomery, Bailey Mahoney, Ali Mahoney, Katie Mahoney and Deane Rend

PATCH - 2018-01-19 14:58:06

Zoe Butchen leads Shake Your Heart Out initiative at Ridgefield High School on February 10

Zoe Butchen, a senior at Ridgefield High School, is leading the Dance Shake Donate Initiative to support the Michael J. Fox Foundation in its research to cure Parkinson's Disease. After Zoe's father was diagnosed with the disease a few years ago, she took it upon herself to do all that she could to

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2018-01-20 21:43:00

Why Small Businesses Matter in Ridgefield: Graphic Designer, Suki Schavoir

Let's make 2018 a big year for our Ridgefield small businesses and put a spotlight on the local merchants who donate their time, talent, goods, and services for the betterment of our community. Three questions with Suki Schavoir. Why did you start your business? I worked at a graphic design/printin

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2018-01-20 19:39:00

Alvin to pick up TS Harvey debris one time free

The city will have one free pickup for Tropical Storm Harvey-related debris beginning the last week of the month after the Alvin City Council decided to act on this issue once again. Councilmen began discussing the continued existence of storm debris at their first regular meeting Jan. 4, and asked

ALVIN SUN ADVERTISER - 2018-01-21 00:26:00

Houston Women's March Attracts Thousands

In more ways than one her face and body had been kissed by age; she sat patiently waiting in her wheelchair for the second Houston Women's March to begin. At 87 years, her light green eyes shone bright with purpose. The daughter of immigrants who had just barely escaped Germany (her extended family

HOUSTON PRESS - 2018-01-20 22:57:12

Shutdown so far has limited impact on Texas

As the Texas congressional delegation tried to help broker a deal to end the government shutdown Saturday, concerns and confusion continued over what the real-life impact of the impasse could mean in the Lone Star State if it lasts more than a few days. One thing was clear, though: There were few, i

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-20 21:41:00

Dock worker's alleged fall into ship channel results in bacterial infection, litigation

HOUSTON - A dock worker is pursuing legal action in response to injuries he allegedly suffered while working at a Houston Ship Channel facility a few months ago, recent Harris County District Court records indicate. Jose Vasquez's lawsuit, which was filed on Jan. 18 in the Harris County 157th Distri

SETEXASRECORD.COM - 2018-01-20 19:17:15

Chemical spill reported in Dickinson Bayou

DICKINSON, Texas - The Dickinson Bayou should reopen to boaters and fishermen on Sunday once crews are done cleaning up a chemical spill. According to the Dickinson Police Department, on Saturday an unknown substance was found floating on the water's surface from about Paul Hopkins Park east toward

KHOU - 2018-01-21 04:13:34

NASA Removes First African-American Set For Space Station Flight

HOUSTON, TX - Jeanette Epps was set to make history that's out of this world. Just last year after it was announced she would be part of this summer's crew headed to the International Space Station, it was also realized she would become the first African-American to visit the ISS. That all changed l

YAHOO! - 2018-01-20 00:48:32

Chase ends in crash near TC Jester Blvd area, police say

HOUSTON - A police chase ended in a crash Saturday near TC Jester Boulevard area, officials said. Houston police said the suspects crashed into another vehicle carrying up to six people. HOUSTON - A police chase ended in a crash Saturday near TC Jester Boulevard area, officials said. Houston poli

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-21 03:13:35

Going after slumlords is a worthy pursuit

La Marque Mayor pro tem Keith Bell is right in wanting to chase slumlords out of his city, or at least make it very uncomfortable for them to operate there. What Bell proposed earlier this month at a city council meeting won't be easy and could be legally tricky if executed badly. But it's a worthwh

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-21 04:15:00

Salinas PD investigating attempted homicide involving a shooting, stabbing, hit and run

Salinas Police Officers responded to a report of an incident involving a stabbing, a shooting and a vehicle collision. Upon arrival, officers located a vehicle into a light pole and two female victims that had been struck by a vehicle. The women sustained non-life threatening injuries and were la

KSBW.COM - 2018-01-21 00:49:00

1 dead in fatal accident south of Watsonville

Around 2 am January 19, a 28-year old male died after driving his car into a drainage canal, according to Monterey County CHP. The victim was traveling at an unknown speed Northbound on Elkhorn Road just north of Garin Road. CHP says for unknown reasons the victim drove his white, two-door Honda Civ

KSBW.COM - 2018-01-21 06:24:00

One Dead After Car Drives Off Monterey County Bridge

MONTEREY COUNTY, CA -- A person died when a vehicle went off a bridge into some water this afternoon in unincorporated Monterey County, according to preliminary information from the California Highway Patrol. The crash was reported at 12:56 p.m. at Garin and Elkhorn roads south of Watsonville. Th

PATCH - 2018-01-21 00:21:52

Santa Cruz man in critical condition after multiple gun shots

Santa Cruz Police say a 20-year old man was shot multiple times times on La Fonda Avenue this afternoon. He was originally taken to Dominican Hospital, but shortly after was airlifted to a Bay Area Trauma center where he remains in critical condition. No suspects at this time. If you have any inform

KSBW.COM - 2018-01-21 06:13:00