New London opioid roundtable focuses on gaps in care

A roundtable discussion was held Thursday focused on the opioid addiction crisis hosted by U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, at the Science and Technology Magnet High School.

Barque Eagle stops in New London before Ireland trip

U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle is two months into its summer training schedule and is in New London to pick up the first group of Coast Guard Academy cadets who will train on the ship.

Bill that would have protected Millstone from energy market dips dies in House

After passing the state Senate unanimously, a bill crafted to help stabilize revenues for Millstone Power Station owner Dominion Resources failed to be taken up for a vote in the state House of Representatives before the close of the session...

Stonington police warn residents of widespread IRS scam

Police are warning residents of an IRS phone scam which prompted more than 25 phone calls to police from concerned residents on Thursday.

North Stonington police investigate recent burglaries

Police in North Stonington and Norwich are investigating thefts from vehicles and homes and urge residents to lock doors and call police if they witness suspicious activity.

Police awaiting toxicology results for suspicious death at L+M

Police on Thursday said they're waiting on toxicology results to determine the cause of the "suspicious" death of a Norwich woman at Lawrence + Memorial on Tuesday.

Four charged in pellet gun drive-by shooting in Waterford

Four individuals wanted in connection with a drive-by pellet gun shooting in Waterford were apprehended in Montville Wednesday afternoon.

Police identify woman found dead at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital

Police have identified the patient at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, whose Tuesday death appears to be suspicious, as 32-year-old Roberta Karr of Norwich.

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Final push results in passage of 16 veterans bills

Sixteeen veterans bills have passed both chambers of the Connecticut General Assembly. The Day previously reported that, as of 4 p.m. Wednesday, only two bills relating to veterans had passed.

First lady wants next White House to keep focus on military

Michelle Obama says the next White House occupant should keep making it a national priority to support service members, veterans and their families

Little movement on veteran-related bills as General Assembly ends session

Members of the state's Veterans Affairs Committee on Wednesday were making an eleventh hour push to get a number of their initiatives passed after little movement was made on veteran-related bills this legislative session.

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2,000 LED-tagged pigeons stage show in NYC sky

Two thousand pigeons tagged with LED lights are the stars of the New York night sky in a special show

More layoff notices issued in Connecticut court system

Officials in Connecticut's judicial branch are issuing a second round of layoff notices

Painful options for some Brooklyn subway riders amid repairs

A subway tunnel connecting some of Brooklyn's hippest neighborhoods to Manhattan will either be closed entirely for 18 months or see extremely limited service for three years under two possible plans for repairing damage caused by Superstorm Sandy