NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man says in a $35 million lawsuit filed against the federal government that an off-duty police officer who struck and killed his wife with a vehicle last year worked for the FBI at the time.

      NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man faces charges after police say he left five dogs alone in a trailer for more than an hour during a stiflingly hot day.

      OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (AP) — On an exclusive Connecticut peninsula, where signs warn outsiders to stay off private roads, eight multimillion-dollar homes with sprawling yards along the Long Island Sound are poised to become eligible for taxpayer-funded disaster aid.

        NEW YORK (AP) — The East Coast was sweating through high temperatures and humidity levels again Sunday. The searing heat caused a New Jersey drawbridge to get stuck open and led to some gallows humor in a Boston suburb, where police implored criminals to take it easy until the weather cools.…

        WESTERLY — A mix of market rate apartments, manufacturing, restaurants and retail outlets is planned by the new owner of the former Bradford Dyeing Association property, according to town and court officials.

        Coming up, on the first Saturday in August, is the Stonington Village Fair, the annual fete on leafy Wadawanuck Square in Stonington Borough, to the delight of children, book-lovers, village folk, local residents, summer tourists and more than a few four-legged enthusiasts on leashes.

        Okay, let’s get this out of the way right off. I don’t like summer. Matter of fact I hate summer. I’ve hated summer since I was a kid, and although I’ve become more tolerant of the heat as I’ve gotten older, I still have no love lost for the season.

        Single family home sales in area towns rose a little over 6 percent in June, compared with June 2018, according to the latest data on closings from the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. Here are the local figures:

        NEW YORK (AP) — Americans from Texas to Maine sweated out a steamy Saturday as a heat wave canceled events from festivals to horse races, chased baseball fans out of their seats and pushed New York City to order steps to avoid straining the electrical system.

        NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Architect César Pelli, renowned for designing some of the world's tallest buildings, has died, his firm said. He was 92.

          HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — State Comptroller Kevin Lembo is working to create a system of hospitals and other health care providers where state employees, retirees and their families can obtain the best possible care at the most fair price.

          ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) — These Connecticut lotteries were drawn Saturday:

          CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — These Rhode Island lotteries were drawn Saturday:

          BOSTON (AP) — One year after concluding a successful campaign to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21 across Massachusetts, anti-smoking advocates are now zeroing in on flavored tobacco products like those popular with electronic cigarette users.

          NEW YORK (AP) — About a third of New York City's subway lines were suspended for more than an hour during Friday's hot evening commute, and the head of the city's Transit Authority acknowledged that the agency "did not know exactly where our trains were."

          NORTH STONINGTON —The North Stonington Republican and Democratic town committees endorsed chosen candidates for the upcoming town election at their caucuses Thursday evening.  

          CHARLESTOWN — Joann DeSarro, her husband, George, and their friend, Ray Capalbo, attended Westerly High School together and graduated in 1969, so they were friends for a very long time. In recent months, though, Capalbo has been even more of a lifeline than a friend.

          Have you ever felt helpless and wondered what you could do to change a situation? I have. I’ll never forget a phone call I received about sixth months into my ministry. It began with the ominous statement, “Cal, I have some difficult news to share with you.” From there, things went downhill.…

          STONINGTON — Saying “It is time for a change,” Stonington First Selectman Rob Simmons announced at the Republican Town Committee meeting Thursday night that he will not run for reelection in November.

          STONINGTON — Local retiree John Calvin Beggs, who helped design the backpack for the “moon suits” worn by the Apollo 11 astronauts, said that seeing Neil Armstrong touch down on the lunar surface 50 years ago today on June 20, 1969, was one of the high points of his life.