State Police ticket 71 motorists driving after highway ban

New Haven (AP) — State Police say 71 motorists have been issued $92 tickets for defying the state's travel ban during the winter storm.

Malloy pulls judge's nomination

Judicial nomination pulled because of questions about temperament

Woman jailed for stealing $1.7M charged again with theft

Glastonbury (AP) — An Ellington woman imprisoned for about 40 months for stealing $1.7 million from a law firm where she worked as a paralegal has been arrested on a charge of stealing from a Glastonbury hair salon where she was a receptionist.

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Democrats likely to replace N.Y. Assembly speaker

Democrats in the New York state Assembly debated Tuesday on how to select their next leader — even though longtime Speaker Sheldon Silver has yet to resign after he was charged with taking millions of dollars in kickbacks over a decade.\n

Officials seek 12-year sentence in fraud case

A Venezuelan financier who ran a massive fraud scheme used investment funds as personal piggy banks to support a lavish lifestyle, including a $5 million home on Connecticut’s Gold Coast, prosecutors said in a memo urging a federal judge to sentence...

Malloy likes community college plan, but questions funding

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has said he’d participate in President Obama’s plan to provide free tuition to community college students, but he would find it tough to fund the program.

UConn reopens Wednesday

The University of Connecticut's main campus in Storrs and the Avery Point campus in Groton will reopen at 10 a.m. Wednesday, university officials announced this afternoon. Classes will resume at that time.

NU workers deliver no-confidence message

The blizzard played a role in a political action staged Monday at the State Capitol by unionized utility workers unhappy with staffing cutbacks at two Northeast Utilities subsidiaries, Connecticut Light & Power and Yankee Gas.

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Mayor Finizio's CNN moment

New London found its groove in the peace of a snow day.

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State Sen.Osten requesting funds for three fire departments

Three volunteer fire departments, including two in Norwich, stand to benefit from $840,000 in funding requests submitted to the state legislature this month by State Sen. Cathy Osten.

UPDATED: I-395 northbound in Waterford cleared following crash

The accident, which involved an overturned vehicle, was reported at 12:44 p.m. and a portion of the highway was temporarily closed.

Fugitive wanted in NYC fatal stabbing arrested at Foxwoods Resort Casino

On Friday, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police arrested Arturo Lopez-Valle, a fugitive wanted for murder in New York City, in the bus lobby at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

EMTs learning to use Narcan as state heroin overdoses increase

Hundreds of emergency medical technicians from fire and ambulance services across eastern Connecticut are now being trained in the use of Narcan, a drug designed to pull people from the brink of death from a heroin or other opioid overdose.

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Blizzard is 'nonstop madness' for plow drivers

Having cleared such expanses as the parking lots at Crystal Mall, The William W. Backus Hospital, Allied Snow Removal trucks began hauling mountains of plowed snow to dumpsites around the region

Groton digging out after storm

As residents' patience runs low, Groton cleans up after the storm.

Region digging its way back to normal after the blizzard

The same streets that on Tuesday seemed as desolate as the Siberian tundra came alive Wednesday morning when the sun rose on the Whaling City and its residents began the plodding work to dig out and return to normal.

Thayer’s Marine owner dies

Richard A. “Dick” Thayer Sr., who turned a small Norwich welding shop into a long-lasting family-owned marine sale and supply businesses, died on Sunday.