Family believes Connecticut sailor among 10 missing

Family members of a U.S. sailor from Connecticut say they believe he is among 10 sailors who are missing since a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia

Should Boston rename famous meeting hall with slave ties?

Pedestrians pass Faneuil Hall, also known as

An advocacy group in Boston is calling for the city's historic Faneuil Hall to be renamed

2 facing charges after 16-month-old left in hot van

Police say the mother and uncle of a 16-month-old girl are facing charges after the child was left inside a hot van in Connecticut

Advocates balk at stay-on-street rule to qualify for shelter

Advocates for homeless families in Massachusetts are pushing legislation that would remove a state requirement that they spend at least one night on the streets before being eligible for emergency shelter

Yale to remove carving with gun pointed at Native American

In this May 23, 2013 photo provided by Yale University, a 1929 doorway carving depicts a Puritan settler, right, pointing a musket at the head of a Native American, left, on the school's campus in New Haven, Conn. The musket had been covered by workers with removable stone when the seldom-used doorway was converted into a main entrance. A Yale committee charged with assessing potentially offensive art decided to remove it, but will make it available for public display elsewhere so as to not destroy

Yale University will remove what it calls a "problematic" doorway stone carving depicting a Puritan settler aiming a musket at a Native American

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Tribe sets up encampment on Brown University land

A sign is posted on Brown University land in Bristol, R.I. on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Dozens of people, including members of the Pokanoket Tribe and supporters, have established an encampment on Brown University land, which the tribe says was illegally taken hundreds of years ago. (AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith)

Members of a Native American tribe and their supporters have set up an encampment on Brown University land, saying it was illegally taken from them hundreds of years ago

Latino parents: Holyoke Schools' translation efforts are inadequate

A group of Latino parents has filed a federal lawsuit against the Holyoke school system alleging discrimination for failing to provide adequate translation of educational documents for parents with limited English proficiency

Slain woman became anti-violence activist after sister died

Anthony Rutherford listens during his arraignment in court in Waterbury, Conn., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Rutherford is accused of killing an anti-domestic violence activist and her 9-year-old daughter. (Steven Valenti/The Republican-American via AP, Pool)

A Connecticut woman who became an anti-violence activist after her sister's killing four years ago and who was found slain with her 9-year-old daughter last week is being remembered as "a wonderful human being."

33 arrested during Boston rally protest heading to court

Thirty-three people taken into custody in Boston during a counterprotest of a small, conservative "free speech rally" over the weekend are headed to court this week.

Jewish congregation reflects on letter by George Washington

An annual letter reading at the nation's oldest synagogue took on new relevance with the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

Police: 3-year-old expected to survive after shooting self

Officials say a 3-year-old Connecticut boy is expected to survive after he shot himself in the shoulder with his father's gun

First span of NY bridge built to carry millions opening

In this July 25, 2017, file photo, construction continues on the spans of the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, right, as vehicles make their way on the the Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River, near Tarrytown, N.Y. One of the largest public infrastructure projects underway in the U.S. is about to begin carrying traffic across a broad expanse of the Hudson River. Westbound travelers will be switched from the old Tappan Zee Bridge to the first span of the $4 billion Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge on Friday, Aug. 25 (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signature public works project is about to open to the public

210-year-old seminary merging with Yale Divinity School

A 210-year-old seminary outside Boston will be packing up for Yale University, a move that will unite two institutions with deep historical ties and shore up the finances of the Andover Newton Theological School.

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Fire quickly extinguished in Gales Ferry

Crews quickly knocked down a blaze in the basement of a Gales Ferry home Tuesday morning, leaving the structure largely intact.

Warrant details fight between attorney, bar patron in East Lyme

According to an arrest warrant affidavit, Anthony C. Basilica of New London and Joshua W. Taylor of Colchester fought during a banquet at the Black Sheep Pub on Main Street for participants in a charity golf tournament.

Norwich woman charged with worker's compensation fraud

State officials charged Norwich resident Stephanie L. Hart Tuesday with collecting $7,253 in workers' compensation payments while working at a job similar to the one at which she claimed to be injured.

Police: Woman kicked out window, man yelled 'Sieg Heil' in DUI arrest

Police arrested two people early Tuesday after they said one kicked out the window of a cruiser and the other yelled “Sieg Heil” in officers’ faces.

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Rowdy summer concerts prompt new website about underage drinking

As teenagers prepare to return to school following a busy concert season, the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has launched a website aimed at reducing underage drinking.

Groton Town Council votes to abolish Zoning Commission

The Town Council voted Tuesday to abolish the Zoning Commission and designate the Planning Commission as the body to handle planning and zoning matters effective Jan. 1, 2019. The change is part of a broader effort to streamline the development...

Norwich speakers vow to fight bigotry

People bow their heads during a moment of silence during the Norwich vigil honoring the victims of violence in Charlottesville at the David Ruggles Freedom Courtyard at Norwich City Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

More than 100 people representing diverse ethnic groups, religious and political affiliations stood outside Norwich City Hall on Tuesday evening and declared that hatred of any one of them would not be tolerated in their city.

North Stonington will issue bid package for school construction projects

After over a year of preparation, a bid package for the town's $38.5 million school building projects will be issued later this week.