Democrats Plan Events Wednesday To Protest Gun Violence; Audio ExcerptA week after Democrats staged a nearly 26-hour sit-in on the House floor, they're taking their message to the people and holding dozens of events Wednesday throughout the country as part of a national day of action against gun violence. Connecticut Reps. Elizabeth Esty and Rosa DeLauro and Governor Dannel Malloy held a press conference with gun control advocates at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington.
1 Dead In Enfield Fire; Audio ExcerptFire officials say a person is dead following a fire at an Enfield home. The fire was reported at around 7 p.m. Tuesday. Officials say a body was found after firefighters put out the flames. The person’s identity hasn’t been released. The circumstances of the death weren’t immediately known.
UConn Expected To Revoke Cosby Honorary Degree; Audio ExcerptOn Wednesday, UConn Trustees are expected to vote to revoke Bill Cosby’s honorary doctor of fine arts. School officials were troubled by dozens of sexual assault allegations made against the entertainer, by women who said he tried to drug them.
Riverfest 2016 Canceled; Audio ExcerptRiverfront Recapture announced Monday that this year’s Riverfest celebration and fireworks display scheduled for Saturday, July 9 will not take place. Officials say they made the decision to cancel after learning from the City of Hartford and the Town of East Hartford that they will not be able to pay for police and fire coverage for the annual event, as they have done in the past.
UConn Coach Geno Auriemma Reacts To Passing Of Pat SummitUConn Head Women's Basketball coach Geno Auriemma reacts to the passing of former Tennessee coach Pat Summit.
New York Boy, 4, Drowns At Connecticut State Park; Audio ExcerptA child has drowned at a state park in Torrington. Police responded Sunday afternoon to a report of an unconscious child in the swimming area of Burr Pond State Park. Officials say the 4-year-old boy from the Bronx, New York, was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.