Malloy, UConn president warn proposed budget could shutter Avery Point campus

With an uncertain timeline for the veto he promised on the General Assembly-approved state budget, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy visited the University of Connecticut Avery Point campus on Monday to decry the cuts to UConn in the budget.

Archaeological concerns that delayed final Norwich Hospital cleanup resolved

An agreement worked out by state, Preston and Mohegan tribal officials Friday has resolved an impasse over how to preserve some of the state’s most sensitive archaeological sites that nearly derailed the final cleanup of the former Norwich...

I-95 tree removal project to run through Oct. 9

The state Department of Transportation's project to remove damaged trees along the southbound lanes of Interstate 95, between Exit 74 in East Lyme and Exit 70 in Old Lyme, began Monday and is scheduled to be completed by Oct. 9, weather permitting.

Loaded gun found in abandoned child's backpack in New London

Police are investigating after a resident found a loaded gun in a kids’ backpack left in the lower parking lot of a city funeral home.

Winds bring down trees in Groton, New London

About half of those who live on or around Midway Oval were without power on Friday after a large tree fell on a car, taking wires with it.

Ledyard police respond to rollover crash, find no one on scene

Police on Friday morning launched an investigation after they came across a car on its roof that had no one inside.

Stonington police determine woman falsely reported home invasion

Stonington police say that a reported home invasion at a residence on Hewitt Road Tuesday morning did not happen.

Police link Norwich woman to credit card fraud case

A 50-year-old Norwich woman is facing felony larceny charges linked to alleged credit card fraud.

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USS South Dakota Class joins the fleet

Groton —  Fifty-eight sailors of "Class 17420," USS South Dakota, graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School, on Sept. 15. Seaman Jack Percival is class honor graduate and continues in apprentice team...

Military Retiree Appreciation seminar set for Oct. 14

Groton — The Retired Activities Office at the Naval Submarine Base will sponsor the annual Military Retiree Appreciation Seminar on Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dealey Center Theater on base. Several speakers will...

Thames River Detachment to meet Sept. 26 in Niantic

Niantic — The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League will be holding a planning meeting at 7 p.m. on Sept. 26 at the American Legion Post on 16 York Ave. The Marine Corps Ball and other future activities will be...

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Rhode Island girl collapses at soccer game, dies at hospital

A Rhode Island school district is in shock and mourning after the death of a popular student-athlete

Weiner faces sentencing in latest chapter of sexting drama

In this May 19, 2017, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, left, leaves Federal court in New York after pleading guilty to a charge of transmitting sexual material to a minor. Weiner is to be sentenced Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, for sending obscene material to a 15-year-old girl in 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Anthony Weiner faces sentencing in latest, most devastating, chapter of his sexting saga

Designs sought for memorial to 26 school massacre victims

Officials are accepting design submissions for a permanent memorial to the 20 first-graders and six educators killed in a 2012 Connecticut school shooting