Mass. police rally as mayor says Black Lives Matter banner stays


About 50 police officers and their supporters have rallied to complain about a Black Lives Matter banner hanging outside a suburban Boston city hall

Massachusetts Gov. Baker vetoes Lyme disease bill, files his own version

Gov. Charlie Baker has vetoed a bill that would have required health insurers to cover the costs of a certain drug treatment for chronic Lyme disease

Election board rules against lawmaker in residency dispute

Providence's election board is stripping Democratic state Rep. John Carnevale of his voter registration

Gun shop that sold AR-15 used at Sandy Hook files bankruptcy, but lawsuit will proceed

During a 2012 raid, federal agents discovered at least two instances in which individuals received firearms prior to receiving approval from the national instant criminal background check system.

Man faces new charges of sex assault at Connecticut spa

Police say a New York man accused of sexually assaulting two women while massaging them at a Connecticut spa is facing new charges

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Mass. police protest Somerville mayor's city hall Black Lives Matter banner

Police in Massachusetts are protesting a mayor's refusal to remove a Black Lives Matter banner that's hanging over city hall

Connecticut man charged with making anti-Semitic threats

A 50-year-old Stamford man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges he made online threats against Jews and synagogues in the city

Woman pleads guilty to posing as nurse, stealing medications

A Massachusetts woman authorities say posed as a nurse and stole prescription medications and valuables from three elderly people she was hired to care for has pleaded guilty

Congressman asks Obama to keep classified intel from Trump

A Rhode Island congressman says he's asking President Barack Obama to withhold classified materials and briefings from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in the interest of national security

Court: Workers hurt in explosion can't sue for negligence

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that two workers injured in a power plant explosion that killed six other people in 2010 cannot sue the contractor in charge of building the plant for damages for alleged negligence

City to review summer camp protocol after boy, 7, found dead

Boston has launched a review of protocols at all of its summer camps after a 7-year-old boy wandered away unnoticed from a camp at a beach and later was found dead in the water

New Sandy Hook Elementary School to open to media, Newtown residents Friday

The new Sandy Hook Elementary School will be opened to media and Newtown residents Friday, nearly four years after the mass shooting at the school.

Man arrested on charges he stole radioactive device from car

A Connecticut man has been arrested on charges he stole a soil-testing device containing radioactive material from the trunk of a car and then sold it to a local pawn shop

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Groton man charged with $1.2 million theft from family's estate

A Groton man is due in court next week to face charges in the theft of more than $1.2 million from the estate of his deceased in-laws.

Groton police, task force members arrest man awaiting murder trial

Police on Thursday arrested two people on drug charges, including a wanted man facing felony murder and other charges in New Haven.

I-95 reopened at Connecticut-Rhode Island border

Interstate 95 was closed in both directions at the Connecticut-Rhode Island border following a crash near Exit 1 in Rhode Island on I-95 south, Connecticut State Police said.

Brothers arrested on drug charges after police pursuit, search

New London — Two brothers were arrested Tuesday on drug charges after a police pursuit in New London and the search of a Norwich residence.

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New London holds frank discussion on police-community relations

In was the frank assessment shared by police officers and community members alike Thursday during a panel discussion, mediated by Channel 3 New’s Kevin Hogan and hosted by the City Council and Mayor Michael Passero, that touched on everything...

Local group contributing to increase in number of refugees settling in Connecticut

A New London-based humanitarian group is contributing to a major spike this year in the number of refugees being welcomed into Connecticut.

Family, friends, welcome USS Virginia crew home

The USS Virginia and its crew of 132 sailors arrived home Thursday to the Naval Submarine Base in Groton after a six-month deployment.

Amtrak favors one rail overhaul plan, Old Lyme opposes another

The most ambitious, and expensive, proposal, backed by Amtrak, is Alternative 3. It calls for lines from New Haven to Hartford and from Hartford to Providence, but would add another rail route from New York to Boston through Danbury.

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Navajo Nation leader wants action against sexual harassment

The only female delegate to the Navajo Nation Council says she's been subject to sexist comments in that role and little is being done to change a culture of sexual harassment at the top level of tribal government