Bristol among dozens of towns left in the dark from Isaias damage, Gov. Lamont applies to FEMA for emergency declaration

BRISTOL, Conn. (WTNH) — Towns and cities like West Hartford, Danbury and Waterbury are seeing some of the highest outages Thursday morning. In Bristol, more than 14,000 families are still in the dark this morning along with more than half a million others. There were lines around the corner to get into McDonald’s and the […]

NASCAR reopens gates at Bristol with more tracks to follow

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Chase Elliott put his face mask on and went into the grandstands at Bristol Motor Speedway to watch the qualifying event before NASCAR’s All-Star race, briefly becoming a part of the largest group of spectatorsat a U.S. sporting event since March. Tennessee officials permitted Bristol to sell up to 30,000 tickets […]

Black UK protester statue removed from pedestal in Bristol

BRISTOL, England (AP) — Officials in the English city of Bristol on Thursday removed a statue of a Black Lives Matter activist that was installed barely 24 hours earlier on a pedestal once occupied by a monument to a 17th-century slave trader. Artist Marc Quinn created the resin and steel likeness of Jen Reid, a […]

Trump says he’ll listen to both sides on Alaska mine project

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would “listen to both sides” after his eldest son and a campaign adviser urged him to intervene to block a proposed copper and gold mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region. Donald Trump Jr. on Tuesday agreed with a tweet from Nick Ayers, a former aide […]

Diedhiou racially abused over penalty miss in English soccer

BRISTOL, England (AP) — Police launched an investigation after Bristol City striker Famara Diedhiou was targeted with racism online after missing a penalty in the second-tier Championship on Saturday. The Senegal international hit the post from the spot in a 1-0 loss at Swansea that ended his team’s chances of reaching the playoffs to make […]

Statue of Black protester replaces toppled UK slave trader

LONDON (AP) — An artist has erected a statue of a Black Lives Matter protester atop the plinth in the English city of Bristol formerly occupied by a statue of a slave trader. Marc Quinn created the life-size resin and steel likeness of Jen Reid, a protester photographed standing on the plinth after demonstrators pulled […]

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