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I-95: Deadly, Overcrowded

Drivers, Survivors, Solutions

Port Authority to help shape future at New London, state's other deepwater ports

Connecticut's port authority will serve as the primary marketer and driver of economic growth around the state's three deepwater ports: New London, Bridgeport and New Haven.

New England port lore: Whaling, pizza and a perfect storm

New England's ports are reinventing themselves to compete with one another and from larger ones, but they were once legendary.

Attorney, NAACP skeptical of state's attorney's report on New London in-custody death

A day after the state’s attorney ruled New London police used appropriate force against a man who died in police custody, a lawyer for the deceased man’s family said he still plans to pursue a civil lawsuit.

Police credit public in helping treat injured driver after I-95 crash

The driver of a heavy duty wrecker was flown by Life Star helicopter to Rhode Island Hospital on Friday morning after a crash and fire that snarled traffic for several hours.

Connecticut DMV chief: Progress being made with lines

The head of Connecticut's Department of Motor Vehicles says progress is being made to tackle a customer backlog and long lines after a major computer upgrade was completed several weeks ago

Plans approved for new salt shed, fueling station in East Lyme

Plans are moving forward to build a new fueling station and a larger salt shed with the capacity to store enough salt to maintain roads in town throughout the winter.

Man pleads guilty to reduced charge in Norwich sex assault case

A 33-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a woman he picked up at Mohegan Sun in March 2014 pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Friday.

New London man accused of firing gun into the air to ward off teens

A New London man was arrested Friday morning after being accused of firing his gun into the air to ward off juveniles who allegedly were trespassing on his property on Cape Ann Court.

Two arrested in connection with truck stop robbery

State police recently arrested two people in connection with the July 16 armed robbery of the American Auto Pilot Truck Stop on Clark Falls Road.



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Correct ruling in tragic New London case

Police officers have a difficult job and must be given leeway when suspects present a danger.

Shafner, a humble giant

In a 56-year legal career, Matt Shafner saw the legal system as the great equalizer, the place where a person could seek restitution for damages suffered, no matter his status in life nor the power...

Brady freed, Goodell and NFL sacked

It remains baffling why the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell, acting on scant evidence, chose to turn this relatively minor matter about the possible slight deflation of footballs into a massive...

Protect freedoms on Supreme Court's steps

Reminding the court of its past finding that “debate on public issues should be uninhibited, robust, and wide-open.”



Process was flawed, but that doesn't mean Brady is innocent

From the beginning of Brady v. NFL — a melodrama that’s outlasted the length...

Old Lyme CC's Helene Nichols a self-made (six-time) champion

Rob Barbeau remembers giving Helene Nichols her first golf lesson about 21 years...

Rick's List: Sainted Mom-care edition

Rick Koster offers weekly lists of ideas, notions and things that must be seen to be believed.

Magazines and Special Features


Looking Back: New London County: Vol. I - The 1860s - 1930s

Looking Back: New London County: Vol. I - The 1860s - 1930s

Looking Back: New London County: Vol. II - The 1940s, '50s and '60s

Looking Back: New London County: Vol. II - The 1940s, '50s and '60s

The Charles W. Morgan: A Picture History of an American Icon

The Charles W. Morgan: A Picture History of an American Icon

A Pictorial History of: The National Coast Guard Museum

A Pictorial History of: The National Coast Guard Museum: Respect the Past | Engage the Present | Look to the Future