New London holds frank discussion on police-community relations

In was the frank assessment shared by police officers and community members alike Thursday during a panel discussion, mediated by Channel 3 New’s Kevin Hogan and hosted by the City Council and Mayor Michael Passero, that touched on everything...

Local group contributing to increase in number of refugees settling in Connecticut

A New London-based humanitarian group is contributing to a major spike this year in the number of refugees being welcomed into Connecticut.

Family, friends, welcome USS Virginia crew home

The USS Virginia and its crew of 132 sailors arrived home Thursday to the Naval Submarine Base in Groton after a six-month deployment.

Groton man charged with $1.2 million theft from family's estate

A Groton man is due in court next week to face charges in the theft of more than $1.2 million from the estate of his deceased in-laws.

Groton police, task force members arrest man awaiting murder trial

Police on Thursday arrested two people on drug charges, including a wanted man facing felony murder and other charges in New Haven.

I-95 reopened at Connecticut-Rhode Island border

Interstate 95 was closed in both directions at the Connecticut-Rhode Island border following a crash near Exit 1 in Rhode Island on I-95 south, Connecticut State Police said.

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.

Lyme man dies when minivan goes off road, strikes tree

A Connecticut man was killed when the minivan he was driving traveled off the road and struck a tree

MILITARY/DEFENSE

Coast Guard Band to stay in New London

The Coast Guard Band is here to stay, Adm. Paul Zukunft announced Tuesday.

Naval Submarine School celebrates staff excellence

Groton — Navy Diver 1st Class Ryan Foster is Naval Submarine School's Sailor of the Third Quarter 2016. Foster was selected July 11, in award ceremonies sponsored by the Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 20. Foster is the...

Destroyer vets can find out about reunions on Tin Can Sailors

Attention destroyer veterans: Is your ship having a reunion? If you'd like to learn about it contact us and we'll let you know. More than 475 ship reunions are registered with Tin Can Sailors. Call 1 877-846-2267 or email

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Mass. police rally as mayor says Black Lives Matter banner stays

About 50 police officers and their supporters have rallied to complain about a Black Lives Matter banner hanging outside a suburban Boston city hall

Massachusetts Gov. Baker vetoes Lyme disease bill, files his own version

Gov. Charlie Baker has vetoed a bill that would have required health insurers to cover the costs of a certain drug treatment for chronic Lyme disease

Election board rules against lawmaker in residency dispute

Providence's election board is stripping Democratic state Rep. John Carnevale of his voter registration