Board of Connecticut Port Authority to meet for first time

One of the board's first orders of business will be to appoint an executive director.

Courtney leads request to Obama for emergency money to fight opioid epidemic

Rep. Joe Courtney on Friday sent a letter signed by more than 60 members of the U.S. House of Representatives asking President Obama to declare an opioid and heroin abuse epidemic and designate emergency funds to help states fight what he called a...

State: Scammers using DRS name to steal info

Connecticut taxpayers are being targeted by a new email scam.

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Police: Boston robbery suspects all wearing GPS devices

It didn't take Boston police long to track down three suspects in an armed convenience store robbery

Van hits plane at Boston airport; no injuries reported

A refueling van has struck a plane at Boston's Logan International Airport, damaging the jet but causing no injuries to the passengers

Nonprofit to pay back $392K to R.I. child welfare agency

A Providence nonprofit organization will pay back more than $390,000 to the Department of Children, Youth and families as part of an agreement prompted by a state audit last year

NYC officer convicted of manslaughter in stairwell shooting

A New York City police officer who shot an unarmed man in a pitch-dark public housing stairway has been convicted of manslaughter

An ‘imperfect’ Malloy asks for patience, understanding

In the first of a series of open-ended town hall meetings, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy stood his ground Thursday on his intention to make deep spending cuts. But the governor did so in a tone more plaintive than combative, suggesting in his sixth year in...

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Malloy, Wyman, Murphy, Blumenthal, Courtney, DeLauro, Esty et al got Berned

Connecticut's Democratic establishment all campaigned for Clinton in New Hampshire.

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State's attorney's office reviewing Maynard crash investigation

Waterford police on Friday confirmed that they sent their investigation into the Jan. 14 crash involving state Sen. Andrew Maynard to the state's attorney's office for review Thursday.

Norwich man faces child porn charges

State police arrested a Norwich man Thursday on charges he allegedly emailed child pornography to an individual in Rhode Island.

Two suffer minor injuries in partial ceiling collapse in New London apartment

Two tenants of an apartment on Franklin Street were taken to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Tuesday night.

Ledyard man indicted on sexual abuse charges

The man was charged in Colorado after he corresponded with an undercover officer and drove to meet minor girls for sexual activity, the U.S. Attorney's office in Colorado said.

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Rick's List: Looks Like Bernie edition

A few days ago, during my weekly appearance with Lee Elci on 94.9 “News Now” radio, I was once again tricked by the host into verbalizing a vaguely liberal opinion on-air.

Friday fish and chips in Stonington

Volunteer Joe Abbott, right, of Westerly hands an order to volunteer George Crouse to take to customers in the dinning room during the Friday Fish and Chips dinner at the Portuguese Holy Ghost Society in Stonington Borough Friday.

Ten people interested in serving on charter revision commission in Groton

The town expects more letters of interest about a commission that could review and recommend changes to Groton's government.

USS Missouri returns home to Groton

The return of the USS Missouri brought about a hundred people to the Naval Submarine Base on a chilly Friday, welcoming sailors who returned from a six-month deployment.

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Adnan Syed prosecutor rejects 'Serial' podcast, saying, 'He did it.'

A defense attorney says "we proved our case" that Adnan Syed deserves a retrial because his lawyers failed to call a key alibi witness and because prosecutors presented misleading cell tower data at trial 15 years ago