Family affair in New London


Lawrence Martins, from left, 7, and his siblings Michael, 11, Ahlanna, 9, and Mika, 6, spend time in the sunshine as they test their agility on the playscape at C.B. Jennings Elementary School in New London on Tuesday.

Brothers arrested on drug charges after police pursuit, search

New London — Two brothers were arrested Tuesday on drug charges after a police pursuit in New London and the search of a Norwich residence.

Police: New London man forcibly kept woman in car during chase

A local man is in custody after police said he led them on a high-speed chase and on multiple occasions did not let a female passenger exit the car he was driving.

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Smoking ban begins outside Norwich City Hall

The smoking ban at the entrances of City Hall will begin Wednesday outside all entrances, building supervisor Robert Sewart said.

Meeting Thursday on Saunders Point wastewater facilities plan

Engineers working on a wastewater facilities plan for Saunders Point are slated to update the Water and Sewer Commission about the ongoing study during a special meeting on Thursday.

Sen. Looney urges state regulators to press for pricing data from Yale-New Haven, L+M

State Senate President Martin M. Looney, D-New Haven, on Monday urged regulators from the Office of Health Care Access not to proceed with its review the proposed merger of Yale-New Haven and Lawrence Memorial until they have received critical...

Brush fire burning 5 acres in Gales Ferry

Firefighters are working to put out a brush fire that is burning on about a 5-acre wooded area off Long Cove Road.

UPDATED: Police ID person killed in early morning Mohegan Sun Boulevard crash

One driver was killed early Monday morning in a head-on collision with another vehicle, state police said.

Red Cross helps 5 people following fire Sunday morning in New London

The American Red Cross helped five people after a fire Sunday morning at an apartment complex on Nautilus Drive.

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How did Rep. Hewett miss the boat on Amistad?

Hewett's attack on Soto for making a campaign donation to a Republican, someone Soto says has...

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The Cat in the Hat announces candidacy for president

Voters dissatisfied with the choice of either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton for president have an alternative _ the Cat in the Hat

Charges dropped vs. Yale worker who broke window depicting slaves

Prosecutors have dropped charges against a black Yale University dining services worker who used a broomstick to smash a stained-glass window depicting slaves The end of the criminal case Tuesday comes a day after Cofey Menafee returned to work at...

White House drug official visits Rhode Island prison program

A new Rhode Island prison program to provide medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction is getting attention from the Obama administration's top drug official

Condemned Cheshire home invasion killer is resentenced to life term

A Connecticut man condemned to die for killing a woman and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion has been resentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole because the state abolished the death penalty

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Battered bronze sphere returning to World Trade Center site

A 25-ton, bronze sphere ravaged by the collapsing World Trade Center is returning to a spot overlooking the rebuilt site