State DOT to hold hearings on proposed bus and rail fare increases

The state Department of Transportation will hold a series of public hearings around the state on proposed bus and rail fare increases.

Norwich to celebrate History Day Sunday

Historic re-enactment groups, local historical societies and organizations and music groups will converge on the Norwichtown Green Sunday for History Day.

Savoring the Seasons: Tomatoes and peaches harmonize in this salsa

Cherry tomato peach salsa is equally at home on a tortilla chip as it is accenting a piece of grilled chicken or fish.

Third fire this year at former Salem pheasant farm draws investigators

The third suspicious fire in six months had state and local investigators combing the grounds of a vacant game bird farm on Wednesday for evidence the fire was intentionally set.

Coast Guard crew rescues woman from Thames River

A crew from Coast Guard Station New London rescued a woman from the Thames River on Wednesday.

State police: New London woman slept, ate, showered in strangers' home

State police last week arrested a New London woman they said slept, ate and showered in a home that wasn’t hers in April.

New London man, subject of 2014 manhunt, charged in Westbrook

More than two years after an intensive manhunt led to the lockdown of an Old Saybrook neighborhood, police said they’ve found and charged the man they were searching for.

Woman crashes car into Waterford Bank of America

No one was injured when a woman drove her Jeep into a corner of the Bank of America on Boston Post Road on Wednesday morning.

MILITARY/DEFENSE

Mass rescue exercise tests response capabilities in Arctic

The Coast Guard Research and Development Center is using the exercise to test "state-of-the-art" technology designed to improve communication capabilities in the region.

At long last, Waterford Korean War vet comes home

The remains of James L. Campbell, missing from the Korean War, arrived to the Byles Memorial Home in New London just after 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Latest naval technology includes Blackwing drones

Some of the latest innovations in undersea technology were on display here Thursday, including an unmanned aerial vehicle that can be launched into the air from a submarine or unmanned underwater vehicle.

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STATE

Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monument

President Barack Obama has created a new national monument in Maine on 87,000 acres of scenic woodlands donated by the founder of Burt's Bees

Connecticut food delivery person slain; 4 teens charged

Police say a woman delivering Chinese food in Connecticut has been shot and killed and four people including two teenage girls are facing murder charges

Man facing charges in connection with fatal heroin overdose

A Connecticut man is facing charges after authorities say he distributed heroin that led to an overdose death