Mother: No justice yet in daughter's slaying in Hartford

Sandra Elliott says she hopes the new year will finally bring justice for the 2007 slaying of her daughter.

Unions seek legislative wins in Malloy's second term

Organized labor in Connecticut is taking credit for helping Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy win a second term and is now looking for legislative victories in 2015 with an agenda to expand union representation and broaden pension coverage.

Court: Private facilities serving the state must abide by local laws

The state's highest court on Friday sided with the town of Rocky Hill in a legal dispute, ruling a privately operated nursing facility for state prisoners, parolees and mental health clients should not be considered an arm of the state.

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Politics top state's major news in 2014

The triumph and disgrace of political leaders dominated Connecticut headlines in 2014 as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy won re-election to a second term and former Gov. John G. Rowland became a two-time felon with a new federal conviction.

State's boating laws could be updated in 2015

A legislative delegation moved by the August tubing death of a Greenwich High School honors student wants the General Assembly to take a closer look at Connecticut's boating laws.

Snowy owls expected to return to Connecticut

A conservation group says snowy owls are expected to return to Connecticut and other nearby states in significant numbers this year.

Standardized sentences ease uncertainty for juvenile offenders at training school

The state Department of Children and Families now gives every inmate sent to the Connecticut Juvenile Training School either a six- or 12-month sentence from the day they arrive. The change was made to correct a sentencing system that many felt had...

Grant aims to expand indoor farming in state

Some Connecticut berry farmers may soon be growing their crops in the dead of winter.

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Motorcyclist injured in Ledyard accident in stable condition

Ledyard Police say that Lucas Page, 21, of Gales Ferry, was the motorcyclist injured in an accident that occurred earlier today near Route 12.

UPDATED: Police cancel Silver Alert for missing Norwich man

Norwich – Police have cancelled a silver alert for Ruben Almeida, 67, who was reported missing Friday.Police report that the case has been resolved.

Portion of Route 163 in Montville reopens after car snaps utility pole

Route 163 in the area of Meeting House Lane has reopened after a car struck and snapped an utility pole early this morning.

Operation S.A.N.T.A. yields drunken driving arrests, traffic violations

As part of a statewide campaign to target distracted driving, cellphone use while driving and seat belt use, state police have reported making 14 drunken driving arrests and issuing 202 speeding infractions between Dec. 19 and 8 a.m. Friday.

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Federal aid now is available for shellfishermen, seaweed farmers

Connecticut shellfishermen and seaweed farmers will be eligible for federal assistance to cover losses due to severe weather, because of a change in U.S. Department of Agriculture policy made possible in the 2014 Farm Bill.

Charles Frink, whose many talents touched New London, dies at 86

Prolific composer, longtime New London High School history teacher and former City Councilor Charles Frink died Friday at age 86.

Crafts workshop part of Flo Gris celebration in Old Lyme

Young and old on Sunday enjoyed the annual holiday traditions and birthday celebration at the Florence Griswold Museum.

Salem School leaders try to head off trouble

Communication efforts by interim school administrators in recent months aim to better address issues and decrease tensions between parents and the school board.