Attorney: Hernandez hinted at suicide weeks before his death


A jailhouse friend of Aaron Hernandez is suggesting the former NFL star hinted at his suicide weeks before he was found hanging by a bedsheet in his prison cell last week

Connecticut man charged with sending drugs to charity

A Connecticut man charged with having three pounds of a powerful hallucinogenic drug sent to the offices of an international charity has pleaded not guilty

Reports of dog attacks interrupt Connecticut mail service

Some residents of a Connecticut neighborhood aren't receiving their mail at home anymore because a local dog is reportedly biting the mailmen

Charges dropped against Connecticut man in Obama threat case

A federal judge has dismissed all charges against a former University of Connecticut student who authorities say threatened to kill former President Barack Obama and his family

Suspect in restaurant shooting arrested in Florida

Bridgeport police say the man suspected in a fatal shooting at a local restaurant last year was arrested in Florida on Tuesday

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Police: Off-duty officer punched elderly Foxwoods employee in the face

A Rhode Island police officer charged with punching a 73-year-old casino bathroom attendant because "the water was too cold" is seeking to avoid prison time

State budget process collapses amid dissension

The General Assembly’s Appropriations Committee failed to adopt a $41 billion budget proposal Tuesday afternoon as Democrats were unable to hold together a paper-thin majority on the panel.

Lawyers want Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction dismissed

Lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez are formally asking that his first-degree murder conviction be dismissed in Massachusetts now that he has died

Several states consider tossing bottle deposit programs

As curbside recycling has grown, environmentalists around the United States find themselves fighting to protect decades-old bottle recycling programs that critics say are becoming obsolete

Police: Wife's Fitbit logs steps after husband says she died

Police in Connecticut have cited Fitbit records in an arrest warrant for a 40-year-old man charged with killing his wife in 2015

Prosecutors: Norwalk man embezzled $800,000 from employer

A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $800,000 from his employer

Committee to vote on alternative to Malloy's budget plan

The legislature's budget-writing committee will vote on a response to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget proposal

Boy in medical coma after being hit in chest by baseball

The stepfather of a 9-year-old Massachusetts boy whose heart stopped when he was hit in the chest by a baseball says the child is showing positive signs of recovery

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Amtrak train strikes person in Madison

Amtrak's high-speed Acela train struck a person on the tracks Wednesday night.

Task force, Ledyard police arrest man in suspected heroin dealing

Police say a man suspected of selling heroin in Ledyard and Groton was arrested with 345 grams of heroin and an infant child in his vehicle Wednesday afternoon after an investigation.

Ledyard police charge juvenile in Instagram hit list case

Police on Saturday evening located and charged the juvenile they said created an Instagram account that included an apparent hit list that named Ledyard High School students.

Small electrical fire quickly contained at New London nursing home

A small electrical fire at Harbor Village North Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at 78 Viets Street Extension was quickly contained before firefighters arrived on Monday.

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State college system president defends restructuring plan at Three Rivers

The president of the governing system that oversees the state’s community colleges and regional state universities made his case to Three Rivers Community College for the restructuring plan that he says would help the system out of a...

Recovery coaches fill a vital need of overdose patients

For the past week, overdose patients at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital have been offered a new service that could keep them from coming back.

Proposal could lead to resignation of Norwich utilities commission leaders

City Council Republicans are considering a proposal that would call for the two embattled leaders of the city utilities commission to step down over their participation in a controversial trip to the Kentucky Derby last May if the council drops its...

Ledyard officials mark groundbreaking of school projects

Decked out in hard hats and T-shirts that read "under construction," the entire student body of Gallup Hill School cheered on as town officials dug in their shovels to mark the ceremonial beginning of the school construction project.