Connecticut GOP delegates say Trump's message resonating in state


Returning Connecticut delegates to the Republican National Convention say Donald Trump's message will resonate with the state's voters

Man gets four years in prison for attacking girlfriend with guitar

A Fall River man who smashed a guitar into his girlfriend's head so hard that pieces became embedded in her skin been sentenced to up to four years in prison

Protective custody rules in Massachusetts extended to drug overdose cases

Massachusetts police officers will soon have the authority to place into protective custody a person who's believed to be suffering a drug overdose, and bring them to a treatment center even without their content

Massachusetts gets more than $1M in federal Zika money

Massachusetts is getting more than $1 million from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fight the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus

Feds probing Democrats' spending on Malloy campaign

A spokesman for the Connecticut Democratic Party says party officials are cooperating with a federal criminal investigation into whether the party illegally spent money on Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's 2014 re-election campaign

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New legal team granted for ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has appeared in court with a new legal team to defend him in the 2012 slayings of two men outside a Boston nightclub

Proposal would allow selfies at Rhode Island polling places

Rhode Island elections officials are weighing a proposal that would allow voters with cellphone cameras to prove they voted by taking a selfie photo

Gov. Baker: Massachusetts has right to crack down on banned weapons

Republican Gov. Charlie Baker said Democratic Attorney General Maura Healey has the right to crack down on the sale and manufacture of what she's called copycat assault weapons

Report: Gov. Malloy bypassed Bradley Airport security

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy bypassed security at a state airport while carrying his son's backpack last November, drawing objections from some airport officials

Connecticut Sen. Murphy gets speaking slot at Democratic National Convention

Chris Murphy burst onto the national scene last month for his near-15 hour filibuster to push for a vote in the Senate on gun control legislation after 49 men and women were killed in an Orlando nightclub in the nation's deadliest mass shooting.

5 members of same family arrested in Springfield drug bust

Springfield police say five members of the same family were arrested during a drug bust at a city home

Massachusetts cops want Black Lives Matter sign taken down

The mayor of one Massachusetts city has denied a request from police officers that a Black Lives Manner banner be removed from City Hall and replaced with one that says "All Lives Matter."

Death of infant with Benadryl intoxication in Fairfield ruled a homicide

The death of a baby at an unlicensed home day care in Connecticut has been ruled a homicide after toxicology reports found high levels of Benadryl in the infant's system

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Construction work ongoing on several Waterford roads

In addition to Waterford Parkway North and Waterford Parkway South, crews also will be working on Clark Lane and Spithead and Old Colchester roads this week, police said.

Police issue Silver Alert for missing Ledyard teen

Jayla Lasane is described as a black female with black hair and brown eyes, weighing 115 pounds and standing a little over 5 feet tall.

Two Wednesday night crashes in Lyme result in one minor injury

Only one person was injured in two separate crashes that occurred within minutes of each other on Blood Street on Wednesday night, according to state police.

Coast Guard Station New London crew rescues pair near Plum Island

Members of Coast Guard Station New London and the Goshen Fire Department on Wednesday night rescued one man and one woman from a boat that was taking on water near Plum Island.

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Beating the heat in New London

Nyomi Hatchett, 3, of Groton finds a quick and easy way to cool off Saturday by running through the Whale Tail fountain on Parade Plaza during a visit to downtown New London.

Hitting New London Harbor for Fish Tales, Tugs and Sails

Despite the heat, families headed down to the waterfront Saturday for the 10th annual nautically themed event.

Third Preston school budget referendum to be held Tuesday

Voters will return to the polls Tuesday in the third attempt to pass a 2016-17 school budget.

Law touted as 'proven success' at making newborn hearing tests standard practice

The automated acoustic brainstem test was one of the final procedures Adalind Miller received before going home with her family to Groton later that day, but one that provides parents with a critical piece of information that can make a big...

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Arrest made in Ohio college student's disappearance

Investigators looking into the disappearance of an Ohio college student whose bicycle was found in a cornfield this week have arrested a man on an abduction charge