Pilots pay tribute to comrade whose WWII plane crashed


Fellow pilots have paid tribute to a colleague who crashed a vintage plane into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey by performing an aerial salute over the aviation museum that owned the plane

Beachgoers to find improvements at Hammonasset State Park

Holiday beachgoers will find some improvements at Connecticut's largest state beach

Nonprofit honors fallen soldiers by placing boots in park

A nonprofit that helps veterans is placing boots at Roger Williams Park in honor of U.S. service members killed in action

17-year-old facing felony charge in fatal hit-and-run crash

A 17-year-old Greenwich man has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash that left a pedestrian dead

Man drowns during lifeguard tryouts in Cape Cod lake

A man has drowned during lifeguard tryouts in a Cape Cod lake

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World War II-era fighter plane crashes in Hudson River; body found

Police say divers searching for the pilot of a small World War II vintage plane that crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey have recovered a body

Firefighters in Rhode Island town say they're being asked to remove U.S. flags

Coventry firefighters say they're being asked to remove U.S. flags and decals from the district's fire trucks

Slain police officer remembered for dedication, generosity

A Massachusetts police officer shot and killed during a traffic stop has been remembered at his funeral for his dedication, professionalism, generosity and sense of humor

Biden calls for infrastructure investment in Rhode Island

Vice President Joe Biden says Rhode Island needs to invest in its transportation infrastructure

Malloy signs latest bill to address opioid abuse into law

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed Connecticut's latest effort to address opioid abuse

Man admits to harming 10-week-old child in Enfield

A 39-year-old man has pleaded guilty charges connected to injuries sustained by a 10-week-old baby in his care in Enfield

High Court reaffirms the end of Connecticut’s death penalty

Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld its landmark ruling declaring the state's death penalty unconstitutional and abolishing capital punishment

Spielberg to Harvard grads: Be the movie heroes of real life

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has told Harvard University graduates to become heroes in real life

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Uber opens throttle to expand in region

The ride-sharing service is making "a concerted effort" to expand in the region.

Niantic Bay Boardwalk, after "perseverance and persistence," rededicated Saturday

Residents and officials stood Saturday on the recently finished Niantic Bay Boardwalk to mark the completion of a project that speakers said took "perseverance and persistence."

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Report: Cost of replacing Flint water pipes double estimates

A report obtained by a newspaper says replacing water pipes in Flint due to the lead-tainted crisis could be at least twice the price of previous estimates

U.N. health agency rejects call to postpone Rio Olympics

The World Health Organization has rejected a call from 150 health experts to consider the postponement or relocation of the Rio Summer Olympics, arguing that the move would make no significant difference to the spread of the Zika virus