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

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker rolled out a $42.7 billion state budget Wednesday, accompanied by a plan to overhaul the state's 25-year-old education funding formula that critics contend shortchanges many students with special needs and those from low-income, minority or immigrant families.

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

NEW YORK (AP) — In many states across the U.S., victims of long-ago child sex-abuse have been lobbying for years, often in vain, to change statute of limitation laws that thwart their quest for justice. This year seems sure to produce some breakthroughs, due in part to the midterm election r…

    BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts has penalized National Grid $750,000 for what the state calls the utility's inadequate preparation and response to a destructive 2017 wind storm.

      EAST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer who says he has been retaliated against for cooperating in a federal civil rights investigation of his department has been fired in a misconduct probe.

      NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — National Grid began the painstaking process Tuesday of going door-to-door to restore natural gas service to about 7,000 Rhode Island customers who were without heat on a day when temperatures weren't expected to rise above freezing.

      HARTFORD — Still coping with the death of their teenage son a year ago, Michael and Kristin Song are on a mission that is helping to relieve some of their pain — advocating tougher federal and state laws on safe gun storage aimed at keeping firearms out of children's hands.

      BOSTON (AP) — A wide-ranging traffic safety proposal filed Tuesday by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker would ban drivers from using handheld cellphones and give police increased power to enforce the state's seatbelt requirements.

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

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

      STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The South End Neighborhood Revitalization Zone has filed an appeal to the Board of Representatives hoping it will halt a developer's plans for continued high rise building in the neighborhood.