Heat hindered summer’s outdoor dining

STAMFORD — During June’s rains and especially during the long stretches of punishing heat in July, Jeff Delen and his girlfriend, Annie Markham, opted to skip dining outdoors at restaurants around Stamford. “We went to a barbecue together and I couldn’t eat anything because it was so hot,” Markham said. On Sunday at around noon, […]

Young children among 7 dead in New York tractor-trailer crash, coroner says

Seven people, including four children under 10, were killed when a tractor-trailer collided with a minivan on a rural two-lane highway in upstate New York on Wednesday, according to authorities. The rig was headed south around 6 p.m. on Route 13 about 25 miles south of Syracuse when its trailer became disconnected and crossed the […]