Protesters in Belarus sentenced to arrests, fines

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Courts in Belarus on Thursday sentenced about 20 participants in protests against closer integration with Russia to short jail sentences and fines. The opposition rallies earlier this month were triggered by two rounds of talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko. Many in Belarus feared the negotiations […]

Arrest made in Bristol hit-and-run

BRISTOL, Conn. (WTNH) — Bristol Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Jerome Avenue, in the area of Swanson Drive. According to police, the incident occurred around 5:45 p.m. on Saturday for a crash involving a pedestrian walking a dog. The road has since reopened. A investigation lead to the […]

Washington sues feds over courthouse immigration arrests

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state has sued the Trump administration over its practice of arresting people at courthouses for immigration violations, saying it interferes with the state’s authority to run its judicial system. Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed the lawsuit Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Seattle. It says when Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents […]

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