BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Investigators will look closely at a broken section of rail to see if it is connected to the commuter train derailment and collision outside New York City that left dozens injured. Meanwhile, the focus begins to shift toward cleanup and rebuilding. The Friday crash of the two Metro-North trains caused Amtrak to suspend service between New York and Boston.
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate will likely spend several days considering a $34 billion state budget proposal. Debate is scheduled to begin Wednesday. University of Massachusetts officials say the Senate version doesn't include enough funding to allow the school to freeze tuition and fees as it had hoped to do.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis says his department and Mayor Thomas Menino's office will conduct two separate investigations into the Boston Marathon bombings response. Davis says the aim of the reviews is to learn from the experience. He expects them to take a few months.
BOSTON (AP) - Republican state Sen. Bruce Tarr is pushing for a law allowing Massachusetts to recoup public benefits given to anyone later convicted of using of a weapon of mass destruction. The money would go to benefit any victims of the attack. State officials have confirmed that Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, his wife and toddler daughter received welfare benefits.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - The University of Connecticut is hosting a training session for New England educators this week on how to prepare and respond to a crisis. The program developed by the National Association of School Psychologists will be held at the Storrs campus tomorrow through Wednesday for teachers, administrators and graduate students from around New England.
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