State Senate leader hears eastern Connecticut budget concerns

With ballooning shortfalls in both the current year state budget and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed new two-year budget, 10 representatives from Norwich and regional agencies pleaded with the Senate Appropriations Committee chairwoman...

Leave the logs, DOT tells would-be wood foragers on I-95

Contractors for the state Department of Transportation are felling trees within 30 feet of Interstate 95 northbound from Stonington to North Stonington, part of a statewide effort to catch up with needed roadside clearing that began after Hurricane...

Trout stocking the Eight Mile River in Lyme

DEEP expects to stock around 400,000 brown, rainbow and brook trout in state waterways in advance of the April 11 opening day of fishing season.

Would-be New London cop sent graphic photos, videos of himself, police say

The city’s decision to suspend a New London police recruit less than two weeks before his graduation from the state police academy was made after an internal police investigation revealed he had sent sexually graphic photos and videos of...

New London swears in two new police recruits

The city welcomes two newly hired police recruits sworn in by Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio on Wednesday.

New London police now involved in Conn College incidents

New London police have begun an investigation into a number of occurrences at Connecticut College over the past week - the discovery of racist graffiti, reports of harassing phone calls and derogatory racially-based comments made to a member of the...

UPDATED: New London fire ruled an accident

Firefighters quickly extinguished a porch fire that was reported early Tuesday morning at 105 Garfield Ave.

Online fund set up for family displaced by New London fire

An online fund was set up this week for a New London family left homeless as the result of an intentionally set fire that burned their home at 17. W. Coit St.

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Connecticut College president cancels classes and convenes forums in response to racist graffiti.

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Coast Guard Academy memorial for 2 cadets killed in car crash

The Coast Guard Academy held a memorial service Wednesday for Third Class Cadet Bersarian Gorjoladze or "Beso," as he was known to his friends, and First Class Cadet Soso Makaridze, both from the country of Georgia, who died in a car crash in March.

New London VFW lists events

New London — VFW Post 189 will host a pasta night from 5 to 7 p.m. April 8. Cost is $7 for seniors and $8 for everyone else. The post hosts bingo every Tuesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games start at 7 p.m. On Sundays,...

USS Kentucky Class Joins the Fleet

Sixty-one Sailors of 'Class 15160,' USS Kentucky (SSBN-737), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School.

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House Democrats step off on long, difficult road to a state budget

Majority Democrats in the House of Representatives tried Tuesday afternoon to get their arms around the daunting deficits facing state finances. But after two hours behind closed doors, they left still trying.

Child found unconscious at New York City eatery; mom faces murder charge

Mom found in NYC restaurant bathroom with unconscious toddler son faces murder charge

Man accused in abducted child scam

NYC man accused of scamming families of abducted children