AP-CT--Connecticut News Digest 1:30 pm, CT
Sep. 02, 2018
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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HARTFORD, Conn. — A shooting at a house party in Connecticut's capital has left two men dead and another wounded. Hartford police say it appears about two dozen shots were fired outside the home on Hillside Avenue just before 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. SENT: 130 words. Upcoming, 250 words.
— GHOST SHOOTING: A 25-year-old Connecticut man faces several charges after firing shots in his house at what he told police may have been a ghost. Christain Devaux of Tolland is due in court on Sept. 11 on charges including the illegal discharge of a firearm, making a false statement to police, second-degree reckless endangerment, misusing an emergency call, and disorderly conduct. SENT: 130 words.
— RECOVERED WAGES: The Department of Labor says it recovered more than $4.9 million in unpaid wages owed to Connecticut workers in the last fiscal year. The state agency says that figure includes nearly $2.3 million recovered by wage enforcement staff responding to complaints of owed wages not being paid. Nearly $2 million was returned to employees not paid the required minimum wage or overtime. SENT: 130 words.
— TRINITY-FUEL CELL: The power plant at Trinity College in Hartford is getting a boost from a fuel cell. The 1.4 megawatt fuel cell plant will generate electricity and steam heat for the campus of the liberal arts school. SENT: 130 words.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — A Connecticut Superior Court judge is set to hear arguments about whether UConn football coach Randy Edsall should be allowed to retain his son as an assistant coach with the team. Edsall is appealing a ruling by the state's ethics office that the school violated Connecticut's ban on nepotism by hiring Corey Edsall in 2017 as the school's tight ends coach. SENT: 130 words. Moving on news and sports lines.
RED SOX-WHITE SOX
CHICAGO — Mookie Betts and the major league-leading Boston Red Sox wrap up their four-game series against the Chicago White Sox. Brian Johnson pitches for Boston, with James Shields starting for Chicago. The White Sox plan to honor longtime broadcaster Ken "Hawk" Harrelson. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 2:10 p.m. ET.
NEW YORK — The New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers wrap up a four-game series in the Bronx. UPCOMING: 700 words. Starts at 1:05 ET
SAN FRANCISCO — In a matchup of two pitchers trying for their 10th victories, right-hander Chris Stratton pitches for the Giants opposite New York Mets righty Noah Syndergaard in the series finale. By Michael Wagaman. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts 4:05 p.m. ET.
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