In this photo taken Sept. 22, 2016, President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia. The move sets Obama up for a possible first veto override by Congress. Both chambers passed the bill by voice vote. The House sent Obama the bill just before the 15th anniversary of the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania on Sept. 11, 2001.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Congress clears stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika

Averting an election-year crisis, Congress late Wednesday sent President Barack Obama a bill to keep the government operating through Dec. 9…

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News 8 Legal Expert speaks on Nathan Carman case

Police are trying to find out more about Nathan Carman, the 22-year-old Middletown native who was rescued at sea, but his mother wasn’t.

- FILE - Testing mosquitoes for Zika virus. (Photo: ABC News)

DPH confirms first case of Zika in Connecticut acquired in U.S.

Officials with the state Department of Public Health confirm to News 8 the first case of Zika in Connecticut that was acquired in the contin…