Editors, news directors:

Good afternoon. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Connecticut. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and can be directed to Mike Melia at 860-246-6876 or mmelia@ap.org. Sarah Betancourt is on the desk.

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Rapper Kamaiyah Johnson may enter pleas in court Monday in connection with allegations she went on a profanity-laced tirade against security officers at a Connecticut airport while refusing to remove a head cover. UPCOMING: 225 words by 3 p.m.


A string of politicians have taken their campaigns to the area of eastern Connecticut hit by a slow-motion disaster of crumbling foundations, offering plans and promises to communities still waiting for a rescue plan. UPCOMING: 600 words.


— BEAR VISITS HOME: A woman in Connecticut woke up to an unlikely visitor when a bear broke into her home. SENT.

— OFFICERS DISCIPLINED: Two Hamden police officers have been disciplined for alleged wrongdoing after settlements were reached between the union and the police chief. SENT.

— GUNS SEIZED: Police responding to a call of a man waving a gun in Connecticut have seized two firearms from inside a car. SENT.

— DEER-MOTORCYCLE CRASH: A motorcyclist has been injured in a crash that killed a deer in Connecticut. SENT.

— STORE BURGLARY: East Haven police are searching for a man who they say robbed a business over the weekend. The burglary happened at My Country Store Sunday morning. SENT.



Noah Syndergaard starts for the Mets against Homer Bailey and the Reds in a matchup of struggling teams. Former New York ace Matt Harvey, traded to Cincinnati earlier this season, returns to Citi Field. Harvey isn't expected to pitch in this three-game series. By Ben Walker. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


The New York Yankees try to stop a season-high, five-game slide when they visit the Chicago White Sox. Lance Lynn makes his first start for New York, and Dylan Covey pitches for Chicago — weather-permitting. There are storms in the forecast. By Jay Cohen. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 8:10 p.m.


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