Former Navy sailor says she was forced out after filing sexual harassment claim against superior

A former Navy sailor is suing the Navy over her other-than-honorable discharge, which she alleges she received after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a superior.

Former Iraqi interpreter has mixed feelings on Trump ban

A former Iraqi interpreter who worked for the U.S. military early on in the Iraq War weighs in on Trump's original and new travel bans.

International Ice Patrol names enlisted petty officer of the year

New London — The U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol has selected Marine Science Technician First Class Steven Skeen as the unit's Enlisted Person of the Year for 2016. Skeen distinguished himself as a leader during a taxing...

USS Groton class joins the fleet

Groton — Seventy-nine sailors of "Class 17160," USS Groton (SSN-694), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on March 17. Seaman Daniel Cullen, with a 96.95 GPA, was class honor graduate. Aviation Structural Mechanic...

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Waterford planning officials envision 'vibrant downtown area' with new zoning rules

Town planning staff and zoning officials are seeking to change development rules in the area around Town Hall and Waterford High School to encourage a central, pedestrian-friendly area with more flexibility for small businesses.

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Casino moves: Can the tribes outmaneuver MGM?

There might still be a way for the Mashantucket Pequots and Mohegans to convince lawmakers to give...

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Police: Driver in fatal Waterford crash was drunk, driving 60 mph

The driver who allegedly caused the December crash that killed a local woman and seriously injured her mother was driving 60 mph a half-second before the wreck and had a blood alcohol content more than three times the legal limit, according to...

Some New London schools put on brief lockdown Monday as police searched for wanted man

New London — Several schools were put on a brief lockdown Monday morning while police searched for a wanted person. Between 9:10 and 9:45 a.m., the New London Police Department requested the Smith-Bent Child Center,...

Three injured, one seriously, in Pawcatuck crash on Saturday

Three people were injured, one seriously, in a two-car crash on Route 2 in Pawcatuck Saturday morning.

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Feds: ‘Systemic issues’ still hamper DCF care for foster kids

The Department of Children and Families often places abused or neglected youths in living situations without making a concerted effort to provide necessary supports to the youths and their caregivers, a federal report has found.

Gun control advocates say Newtown ruling is bad precedent

Gun control advocates are asking the Connecticut Supreme Court for permission to file briefs in an appeal involving the rifle used in the 2012 Newtown school shooting