Coast Guard Band vocalist to sing at Super Bowl 50


Musician 1st Class Megan Weikleenget will be the first Coast Guard musician to sing at a Super Bowl.

Chevrolet reveals its new Cruze Hatchback

Chevrolet recently introduced the 2017 Cruze Hatchback. Developed with all the technologies and dynamic driving attributes of the all-new 2016 Cruze sedan, the new hatch adds a functional and sporty choice for customers.

New London's two homeless shelters look toward more collaboration

A consultant with expertise in linking nonprofit agencies is working with the Covenant Shelter and Homeless Hospitality Center to determine if there should be more collaboration or possible consolidation.

Fire displaces North Stonington family

A chimney fire in a Norwich-Westerly Road home Wednesday night displaced four people and caused moderate damage to the home, a fire official said Thursday.

Task force arrests Norwich man on heroin, crack charges

An investigation into heroin sales in southeastern Connecticut by the Regional Community Enhancement Task Force led to the arrest of a Norwich man this week on multiple drug-related charges.

Police: Man driving stolen car charged with marijuana possession

A man who abandoned a stolen car when it became disabled on Route 2 was charged after officers found more than an ounce of marijuana in his possession, according to Norwich police.

DEEP testing fox for rabies after it came into contact with Ledyard resident

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is testing a fox for rabies after it charged and came into contact Monday night with the homeowner of 207 Avery Hill Road.

Two arrested in New London after investigation into heroin sales

City police announced Monday that in a joint effort with state police they arrested two people on multiple drug-related charges, including sale of narcotics.

MILITARY/DEFENSE

Courtney picks Navy veteran as new military and veterans' rep

U.S. Rep Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, announced Friday that Manuel Meneses, a retired Navy veteran, has joined his office as the new military and veterans' representative for the Second Congressional District.

Active shooter drill at sub base tests response to insider threat

"Can I defend against a person who shows up at a gate with a gun? Yeah, because I can shut my gates," said Capt. Paul Whitescarver, commanding officer of the Submarine Base. "But a person who's disgruntled inside the fence line, that's tough."

Commanding officer of USS Dallas removed from duty

Capt. Oliver Lewis, who recently became commander of Submarine Squadron 12, headquartered at the base, removed Byers from his position.

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STATE

Connecticut woman's unsolved slaying causes concern, speculation

The killing of a mother of two in Connecticut remains unsolved six weeks after she was found shot to death in her home

Unions concerned state workers targeted in budget plan

State employee unions are concerned the governor and lawmakers are looking to workers as a way to save money

Malloy critical of town considering program to arm teachers

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is critical of Connecticut town considering a program that would train teachers on using guns to thwart an active shooter at Kent Center School