State's job numbers for December show improvement

Connecticut’s employment outlook brightened Monday with the state Department of Labor reporting that the state added 6,000 net jobs last month and 7,700 jobs in 2017.

2017 was a good year for home sales in New London County

New London County had a good year for single-family sales in 2017, with an 8.38 percent increase in the number of sales over 2016 and a 5.39 percent increase in median sale price.

Lee's Kitchen: Ziti with sausage in the Instant Pot a delicious success

On the counter shelf, the Instant Pot is the queen of my realm.

Crash victim helps East Lyme police make DUI arrest

Police on Sunday made a DUI arrest after the victim of a car crash followed the alleged perpetrator until officers arrived on scene, according to police.

Norwich police issue alert for missing 20-year-old

Police on Sunday evening issued a Silver Alert for a missing 20-year-old man.

Stonington police charge three in Pawcatuck burglary after foot chase

Stonington police charged three men early Friday morning after they burglarized a Pawcatuck shed and then ran from officers before being apprehended. They were found to be in possession of tools stolen from the shed, illegal drugs and a BB gun used...

Old Saybrook police issue bulletin for missing 17-year-old boy

Logan McKecknie is described as white, six-foot, two inches tall, 120 pounds with black hair and green eyes. He was last seen wearing white jeans, a hooded sweatshirt and a baseball cap. Anyone with information about his location is asked to call...

Two dead, one seriously injured after boat overturns in Mumford Cove

One man remains in serious condition at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital after the three hunters' boat capsized Saturday morning.

MAPS & DATA

COLUMNS

NEWS FROM OUR TOWNS

Find news in your town:

MILITARY/DEFENSE

EB's workforce surpasses 16,000, a number not seen in nearly 25 years

The company plans to hire 2,200 new employees in 2018. Of those, 1,200 will work in Connecticut.

Submarine Electronics Computer Field holds graduation

Groton — Thirty-two sailors, Class 17160, graduated Jan. 18 from the Submarine Electronics Computer Field apprentice course. The SECF "A" school combines a core curriculum of electronics, fire control, and sonar technician skills and...

Sailor's suicide attempt prompted complex, 'heroic' response

When a petty officer on the USS North Dakota attempted suicide, his shipmates pulled together to keep him alive. The incident prompted a complex response that spanned seven hours.

STATE/NORTHEAST

Officials: Valve failure led to large hydraulic oil spill in Waterbury

Connecticut authorities say a valve failure at a Waterbury manufacturing company led thousands of gallons of hydraulic oil spilling into the surrounding environment

Rhode Island first responders rescue dog who fell through ice patch

First responders in Rhode Island put their live-saving skills to the test over the weekend, rescuing a dog that fell into icy water at a park

3 men shot in midtown Manhattan near Macy's, no arrests made

Three men have been shot and wounded in midtown Manhattan in an area that is traditionally buzzing with tourists near the Empire State Building and Macy's