Firefighters contain huge fire at New York City church

The main body of a fire that heavily damaged a historic church in New York City has been knocked down

Home invasion prosecutor retiring after 46-year career

One of Connecticut's longest-serving prosecutors is retiring after a 46-year career

Schumer: Probe billboards using phone data to track shoppers

A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company's latest effort to target billboard ads to specific consumers

Connecticut Senate passes retirement savings program

The Senate passed legislation Saturday creating a retirement savings program for the estimated 600,000 Connecticut residents who do not have a retirement savings plan available to them through their employer, according to a press release from Senate...

Home invasion prosecutor retiring after 46-year career

One of Connecticut's longest-serving prosecutors is retiring after a 46-year career


Malloy gets JFK award for pro-refugee stance

Connecticut's governor has received the 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award for his public support of resettling Syrian refugees in the United States

Woman struck, killed by duck boat in downtown Boston

A 29-year-old woman has died after the scooter she was driving was struck by an amphibious sightseeing vehicle in downtown Boston

Police: Man set up cameras in Providence train station men's room

A Warwick man is facing charges for allegedly setting up video cameras in the men's restroom at the Providence train station and recording multiple men using the stalls

Former bookkeeper at Connecticut veterans group gets prison for fraud

A Darien woman has been sentenced to prison for embezzling nearly $800,000 from a Connecticut veterans group

Time running out on Connecticut legislative session

With Wednesday's adjournment deadline fast approaching, time is running out for Connecticut lawmakers to finish their work

Connecticut votes to criminalize attaching weapons to drones

Connecticut's House of Representatives has voted 131-14 in favor of a wide-ranging bill that attempts to regulate drones, including criminalizing the attaching of weapons to the unmanned devices

Teacher to run 5K race 6 months after double lung transplant

A Boston teacher born with cystic fibrosis is running a 5K road race this weekend, six months to the day after undergoing a life-saving double lung transplant

Cops: Connecticut man arrested with loaded gun at NYC airport

Authorities say a Connecticut man has been arrested after they discovered he was carrying a loaded handgun during a security screening at LaGuardia Airport



The Republican ascent

The party makeup of the region's legislative delegation has changed very quickly.


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Police say car driven by overdose victim strikes utility pole in Ledyard

A Groton woman, who police say overdosed on prescription medication, was charged with driving under the influence Saturday after they say she struck a utility pole on Cove Road and then left the scene.

Stonington Police charge Stoneridge employee with disabling smoke detector

Stonington police charged a employee of the Stone Ridge retirement community with breach of peace Friday afternoon after they say he disabled a smoke detector in the dining room so it would not be set off by cooking.

Three overdoses, two 'saves' in less than three hours

Like other first responders around the region and state, the firefighters, ambulance crews, police and paramedics who work in Groton are on the front line of the opioid epidemic, rushing to call after call of "unresponsive person, possible overdose."

Ramos gets maximum sentence for Norwich sharpshooter murder

Bus driver Sheila Harris, the mother of shooting victim Tynel Harris, had stood up shakily and sobbed as she delivered a brief victim impact statement. During Ramos' trial in February, she had been unable to stay in the courtroom because she found...



New London church buys home to welcome refugees

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church completed the purchase of a home at 25 Jay St. last week with plans to begin renovations and provide a “soft landing” for incoming families in the months ahead.

Tune-up time

Robert Bareiss of New London, chairman of Bike NL, works on donated bicycles in his State Street facility, Sunday.

Public input sought on Barn Island report

Popular with hikers, boaters, hunters and bird watchers, with diverse and ecologically important habitats and significant scientific and historic assets, the Barn Island Wildlife Management Area is in need of an overall plan to guide how the...

Community forum slated for Tuesday on Stonington school project

The K-12 School Building Committee will hold a second community meeting on Tuesday to update residents on the progress of design work for the $69 million renovation and expansion of West Vine Street and Deans Mill schools. The hour-long meeting will...