A Senate panel says Apple Inc. is avoiding paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes, but the world's most valuable company says it is complying with the laws and pays "an extraordinary amount" in taxes to the...Full Story >
Now that tech darling Apple Inc. has been dragged front and center into the debate over the U.S. tax code, lawmakers are hoping that the spotlight on such a high-profile company could be the catalyst for Congress to take...Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:02 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:02:49 GMT
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger? Take a look around Butler County. It's no secret the area is growing and developing.Full Story >
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger?Full Story >
Here is a list of evacuations that have been issued for Connecticut residents in advance of Sandy.
Branford:(MANDATORY) All coastal areas and low-lying areas
Bridgeport:(MANDATORY) Southern Broad Street- East to the Harbor; Seaside Village; Marina Village; Bostwick Avenue at Osborne to the south including, Morris and Anthony streets; Lower areas of Ferris Street, Arthur Street, Yacht Street, Brewseter Street; Black Rock Yacht Club area, southeast to Grovers Avenue; West of Dewey Street - between Edgewood and Salt Street; South Avenue; Atlantic Street near Broad and Main; Whitney Street; South of Wordin Avenue - Washburn Street and Howard Avenue south of Wordin Avenue; Cottage Place; Henry Street; Ridge Avenue; Gregory Street - South Lower end of Iranistan Avenue to Columbia Street; Walnut Street; Atlantic Street near Iranistan Avenue; Anchorage Avenue; Pine Street; Newfield Avenue - Streets to the southeast of Newfield including Jefferson, Trowel, Adams and DeForest DeKalb and Seaview avenues
University of Bridgeport: (MANDATORY) All North/South Hall and off-campus in the immediate vicinity will be taken to area shelters (Cesar Batalla Elementary School and Sacred Heart University)
Darien: (MANDATORY)Areas near the river and water in general
East Haven: (MANDATORY)Areas within two blocks of the shore, there is a mandatory evacuation and residents must take it seriously.
East Lyme: (MANDATORY) All residences within 200 feet of any tidal body of water must be evacuated no later than 11 a.m. on Monday
Fairfield:(MANDATORY)Areas including Southport Beach, Southport Harbor area, and all roads leading to and Fairfield Beach Rd and the S. Benson Marina.
Greenwich: Low-lying areas near the coast of the Long Island Sound and Byram River and Mill Pond in Cos Cob
Groton:(MANDATORY) Mumford Cove, Esker Point, Marsh Road, Noble Ave, Morgan Point, Riverview Avenue, Front Street, Latham Lane, Bayside Avenue, Elm Street, South of Fishtown Road, Tryon Avenue, Center Street, Cedar Drive, Willow Point, Fort Rachel Place, Gravel Street, Pearl Street, Grove Street, Eldridge Avenue, River Road, Route 27, North Stonington Road, The entire east side of Midway Oval Ring Drive, East of Meryl Court, South Road, Tower Avenue, Thomas Road, High Rock Road, Cranston Drive, Hyrock Terrace, High Rock Mobile Home Park.
Old Lyme: (MANDATORY)All areas south of Route 156, including all flood zone areas
Old Saybrook:(MANDATORY)All homes and businesses south of Interstate 95, homes and businesses in other low-lying areas and those homes and businesses near the Connecticut River.Click the following link for updates on evacuations.
New Haven: (MANDATORY)Morris Cove (all areas south of Girard Street), City Point (from highway to South Water Street), Fair Haven (Haven and Front Street) Residents should be evacuated by 8:30 a.m. Monday
New London:(MANDATORY) Admiral Dr., Chapel Dr., Elliot Ave., Elm St. (Between Lincoln and Garfield), Glenwood Ave. to intersection of Lower Blvd., Guthrie Pl., Hamilton St., Ledyard St., Lincoln Ave., Lower Ocean Ave. (from Jerome to Ocean Beach), Lower Montauk Ave. (from Lower Blvd. to end of Montauk), Lower Blvd., Mott Ave., Mott Ct., Neptune Ave., Neptune Ct., Parkway South, Pequot Ave. (Water side), Quinnepeag Ave., Requinn St., Rocbourne Ln., Rodgers St., Stuart Ave. Non-essential city personnel have been ordered to not come into work on Monday and Tuesday.
Norwich: (VOLUNTARY) low lying areas that are prone to flooding
Stamford: (MANDATORY) State of emergency has been declared in the city and mandatory evacuations have been issued for "areas that are most vulnerable to flooding."
Stonington: (MANDATORY) Mandatory evacuations have been issued for low lying areas, Lord's Point, Masons Island and Enders Island.
Stratford: (MANDATORY) Immediate waterfront, low-lying areas and areas that tend to flood.
Westbrook: Voluntary evacuation areas south of Route 1, along Route 1, Jensen's, Green Acres and other areas you feel are not safe
West Haven: (MANDATORY) Areas along Ocean Avenue and Captain Thomas Boulevard on the beach side, south of Park Street and south of White Street from Peck to First Avenue
Westport:(VOLUNTARY)Low-lying, flood prone areas
Here is a list of emergency shelters that have been set up for residents being displaced by Hurricane Sandy.
Ansonia: Ansonia High School, 20 Pulaski Highway
Avon: Avon High School, West Avon Road
Berlin: McGee Middle School
Bethel: Bethel Municipal Center, 1 School St.
Bloomfield: Carmen Arace Middle School, 390 Park Ave.
Branford: Branford High School, East Main Street; Mary Murphy School, Brushy Plain Road
Bridgeport: Jettie Tisdale, Hollister Avenue; Geraldine Johnson School, Lexington Avenue; Cesar Batalla School, Howard Avenue
Bridgewater: Senior Center, Hut Hill Road
Bristol: Chippens Hill Middle School, 551 Peacedale Street
Cheshire: Youth Center, South Main Street
Chester: John Winthrop Middle School, Route 80, Deep River
Clinton: Clinton Town Hall, 54 East Main Street
Colchester: Bacon Academy (opens at 8 a.m.)
Danbury 2 Regional Shelter located at 24 Hospital Avenue, Danbury
Connecticut West Building, at the intersection of Tamarack and Hospital
Avenue -- entrance into the Green Lot adjacent to the cogeneration plant
Darien: Darien High School
Deep River: Deep River John Winthrop Middle School
East Granby: Senior Community Center, 20 Center Street
East Haven: East Haven High School, Wheelbarrow Lane
East Lyme: East Lyme Middle School, Socity Road
Essex: John Winthrop Middle School, Deep River
Fairfield: Ludlowe High School, Unquowa Road
Farmington: Farmington High School
Greenwich: Eastern Middle School, Western Greenwich Civic Center
A. A. Young Jr, Hose & Ladder Company #1, 105 Hill Street; Griswold
Volunteer Fire Department, 883 Voluntown Road; Griswold Senior Center,
22 Soule Street
Groton City: Fitch High School, 101 Groton Long Point Rd
Groton Town: Fitch High School located at 101 Groton Long Point Road
Guilford: Guilford Community Center, Church Street
Haddam: Haddam-Killingworth Middle School
Hamden: Hamden High School
Hartford: Pope Park Recreation Center, Pope Park Drive; Parker Memorial Center, Main Street
Harwinton: Harwinton Consolidated School at 115 Litchfield Road.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:09 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:09:30 GMT
A Warren County government office is evacuated after a suspicious powder is found. The Health and Human Services Center building on East Street in Lebanon was evacuated just after 11:00 on Monday. PoliceFull Story >
Police say that HAZMAT crews and the FBI were called to investigate the powder. The FBI has since left. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastFull Story >
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:50 PM EDT2013-05-21 16:50:22 GMT
MOORE, OK (RNN) – In one of the few positive stories to come from the deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma, an elderly woman was reunited with a four-legged friend she thought was dead. Barbara Garcia, a residentFull Story >
Elderly resident Barbara Garcia frantically called for her dog after the tornado had leveled her house, but with no success.Full Story >
Monday, May 6 2013 1:29 PM EDT2013-05-06 17:29:07 GMT
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court. Police say 36-year-old Jason Fletcher and Laura Oditt engaged in sexual conduct in a public place. The location is not named in courtFull Story >
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 1:21 AM EDT2013-05-21 05:21:10 GMT
An antibiotic so popular many people know it by name has some unpopular attention from the federal government. The Food and Drug Administration has said that this could be a matter of life and death forFull Story >
An antibiotic so popular many people know it by name has some unpopular attention from the federal government. The Food and Drug Administration has said that this could be a matter of life and death for some patients who use azithromycin, which is also known as Zithromax or Z-pack.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:41 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:41:37 GMT
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History. Before Monday's EF5 tornado in Oklahoma, there had only been 58 in the United States since 1950, when reliable records began. That number isFull Story >
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:16:48 GMT
MOORE, OK - The Oklahoma County Sheriff's office tweeted a photo of a frightened, muddy dog Monday after the deadly EF-5 tornado ripped through the town.The comment accompanying the photo said, "scared,Full Story >
A heartbreaking photo of a little dog guarding the body of his owner, who was killed in the Moore, OK, tornado, is going viral.Full Story >
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