Emilie Munson, The Middletown Press

Emilie Munson

The Middletown Press

Hartford, CT, United States

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Recent:
  • The Middletown Press
  • The News-Times
  • Greenwich Time
  • New Haven Register
Past:
  • Stamford Advocate
  • Register Citizen
  • Connecticut Post

Recent articles by Emilie:

Lamont vows flexibility amid debate over plan to reopen Connecticut schools

The governor said he will hold firm on keeping 25-student classes together through entire day in Connecticut, to limit the possible spread of coronavirus. → Read More

Juan Negroni: Pondering path as Dreamer of a past generation

Columnist Juan Negroni reflects on his own path to U.S. citizenship after being born in Cuba. → Read More

St. Louis rapper Huey killed in shooting in Missouri

KINLOCH, Mo. (AP) - A St. Louis rapper who went by the stage name Huey was killed in a shooting that also wounded another man, authorities say. St. Louis County police said in a news release that the shooting happened just before 11 p.m. Thursday in Kinloch. Police identified the man who was killed as 32-year-old Lawrence Franks Jr., known by fans as Huey. The Kinloch native was best known in… → Read More

St. Louis rapper Huey killed in shooting in Missouri

KINLOCH, Mo. (AP) - A St. Louis rapper who went by the stage name Huey was killed in a shooting that also wounded another man, authorities say. St. Louis County police said in a news release that the shooting happened just before 11 p.m. Thursday in Kinloch. Police identified the man who was killed as 32-year-old Lawrence Franks Jr., known by fans as Huey. The Kinloch native was best known in… → Read More

Area people of note, June 28, 2020

* Team Crab People are all smiles after winning the West Haven Department of Parks and Recreation's coed volleyball tournament in memory of former longtime participant Wayne Limosani on Thursday night, March 5. The single-elimination tournament raised $975 from the sale of T-shirts for an athletic scholarship established in Limosani's name. The scholarship awards funds to a senior on the West… → Read More

Photos: Getting a fresh food fix in Old Greenwich

The farmers market has reopened every Wednesday afternoon at the Living Hope Community Church - social distancing rules apply. → Read More

Feds sent more than 1 million stimulus checks to dead people

The U.S. Treasury sent almost 1.1 million stimulus checks to people who were deceased, a government watchdog reported Thursday. The economic impact payments made to deceased people totaled nearly $1.4 billion, the Government Accountability Office found. → Read More

Lawmakers seek to curb price of coronavirus drugs created by federal aid

"Today we are saying that a public health crisis should not be allowed to become a for-profit bonanza," Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3, said Monday → Read More

Trump’s executive order will track cops with excessive use of force complaints

"Our police have been letting us live in peace and we want to make sure we don't have any bad actors in there," President Donald Trump said. → Read More

Metro-North adding 115 percent increase in peak service since May

"The increase in service is due to a steady growth in ridership in response to the Phase 1 reopening in New York State," the railroad said. → Read More

Cops investigate hanging death of black man; 2nd in 2 weeks

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in the Southern California city of Palmdale are investigating the death of a 24-year-old black man found hanging from a tree near City Hall, which they originally described as an apparent suicide, prompting outrage in the community. A passerby reported seeing Robert Fuller's body around 3 a.m. Wednesday. Emergency personnel responded and found that he appeared… → Read More

Fox News removes altered photos of Seattle protest zone

SEATTLE (AP) - Fox News has removed digitally altered photos from its website after the Seattle Times on Friday noted misleading images used in the network's coverage about a Seattle neighborhood that's become a protest center against police brutality and racial injustice. As of Saturday, Fox News included an editors note posted at the top of at least three stories on its website covering the… → Read More

Officer charged in Floyd's death eligible for pension money

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is eligible to receive pension benefits during his retirement years even if he's convicted of killing George Floyd, according to the Minnesota agency that represents retired public workers. Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in the May 25 death of George. Video of the arrest shows… → Read More

Officer charged in Floyd's death eligible for pension money

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is eligible to receive pension benefits during his retirement years even if he's convicted of killing George Floyd, according to the Minnesota agency that represents retired public workers. Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in the May 25 death of George. Video of the arrest shows… → Read More

Pandemic inspires Danbury gallery’s postcard exhibit

"Wish You Were Here," an exhibit of postcards inspired by the pandemic, is coming to The Gallery at Still River Editions in Danbury. → Read More

Judge gives control of Joe Exotic's zoo to Carole Baskin

WYNNEWOOD, Okla. (AP) - A federal judge in Oklahoma has awarded ownership of the zoo made famous in Netflix's "Tiger King" docuseries to Joe Exotic's chief rival. In a ruling Monday, U.S. District Judge Scott Palk granted control of the Oklahoma zoo that was previously run by Joseph Maldonado-Passage - also known as Joe Exotic - to Big Cat Rescue Corp. The Florida group was founded by Carole… → Read More

Judge gives control of Joe Exotic's zoo to Carole Baskin

WYNNEWOOD, Okla. (AP) - A federal judge in Oklahoma has awarded ownership of the zoo made famous in Netflix's "Tiger King" docuseries to Joe Exotic's chief rival. In a ruling Monday, U.S. District Judge Scott Palk granted control of the Oklahoma zoo that was previously run by Joseph Maldonado-Passage - also known as Joe Exotic - to Big Cat Rescue Corp. The Florida group was founded by Carole… → Read More

Cops: Milford woman left 2 kids in vehicle while shopping

Jessica Israel, of Herbert Street, was charged with two counts of leaving an unsupervised child in a motor vehicle. → Read More

Molotov cocktail thrown at New Haven police substation

NEW HAVEN - New Haven police are investigating after a Molotov cocktail was thrown at the police substation at 596 Winchester Ave. in the Newhallville neighborhood. Capt. Anthony Duff said the attempted arson occurred shortly before 2 a.m. and caused minor cosmetic damage. Check back for updates. → Read More

Waterbury police arrest 28 people after Sunday protest

Lt. David Silverio said Monday the 28 people arrested included 18 female adults, eight adult males and two male juveniles. → Read More