FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) - Police say a Farmington officer fatally shot a man involved in a dispute with his father. State police say officers responded to a report of violence last night between Gregory Bendas and his father. Police say the 43-year-old Bendas refused orders to drop his weapon and raised it in a threatening manner before he was shot.
MILFORD, Conn. (AP) - The treasurer of the Milford Rotary Club has been arrested on larceny charges. Richard Weir is accused of embezzling more than $200,000 from the club and other groups. Weir was removed from the treasurer's post and has resigned from the Rotary. He declined to comment this morning.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The state Democratic Party is returning a $10,000 contribution from the chief executive of Comcast-Spectacor and owner of the Philadelphia Flyers, saying it has learned he could be a state contractor. Connecticut law prohibits state contractors from donating to a political party's state-regulated account.
WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - West Haven officials say state plans to eliminate Exit 44 on Interstate 95 south will make it harder for the city to attract business. Mayor Edward O'Brien says a direct route helps future development and by taking away the exit the state eliminates West Haven's ability to sell itself.
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