Hartford Police have confirmed that a three-year-old boy died of gunshot injuries sustained in a drive-by shooting in the city Saturday afternoon. Rondell Jones was in a car with his mother and two older siblings when he was shot. About two hours later, a 16-year-old was killed and another person injured in a shooting about a mile from the first. Investigators believe the two incidents are not linked. The 16-year-old was later named by police as Jamari Preston of New Britain.
The Holyoke, Massachusetts, City Council will pick an acting mayor on Monday from its own ranks. Two candidates have stepped forward.
Marijuana companies are pushing for a new bill now before Congress, the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act , which would prevent federal regulators from penalizing banks that do business with state-sanctioned cannabis companies.
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Updated at 4:44 p.m. on April 8 I am not an anti-vaxxer by any means, but to deny that I don’t have my reservations about taking the COVID-19 vaccine would not be truthful.