Immigrants becoming political presence at state Capitol

Immigrants and their supporters have been showing up in force at the Connecticut state Capitol this session

Special elections planned for 3 open legislative seats

Special elections will be held on Tuesday to fill three seats in the Connecticut General Assembly

Connecticut lawmakers to revisit highway tolls at hearing

Connecticut lawmakers will hear testimony on a new round of bills calling for electronic tolls to be installed on state highways

1 dead after car ends up in river

Authorities say a man was killed and a woman was rescued after their car ended up in a Connecticut river

Music concert to benefit Sandy Hook victim's foundation

The principal cellist with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra is organizing a concert to benefit a foundation set up by the family of a victim of the Connecticut school shooting

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4 Massachusetts organizations that provide legal assistance to veterans will receive $350,000 in grant funding

Nightlife in SoNo is no fun for those who live above

Vernon Howard says he didn’t move to Washington Street in SoNo expecting library-level street noise. Howard and his fiancé live in a second-floor unit on Washington Street in the heart of SoNo. Beneath them is “Room 112,”...

Incorrect tax forms sent to HealthSource RI customers

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Malloy throws support to Perez for national party chairman

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy backs former Labor Secretary Tom Perez to head the national Democratic Party; Perez wins chairmanship

UConn science building to get $85 million renovation

Major academic building at the University of Connecticut will soon undergo $85 million in renovations

Search for Bridgeport murder suspect, 6-year-old daughter ends in crash

Police say a missing 6-year-old Connecticut girl has been found in Pennsylvania after a high-speed chase and crash involving a car driven by her father, who's suspected in her mother's killing

Malloy sees tide turning against GOP in governors' races

The National Governors Association is holding its winter meeting this weekend and President Donald Trump has put some moderate Republican governor's in an awkward spot

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Six University of Connecticut students are facing alcohol-related offenses after a student was fatally run over by a fire department vehicle last October

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Residents evacuated after smoke fills New London apartment

Eversource would soon be restoring power to nearby homes, although three buildings surrouding Building 6 would need to wait longer as the utility continued its work, said Battalion Chief Keith Nichols of the New London Fire Department.

East Lyme police warn residents of burglaries in Old Lyme

Police, after learning of burglaries perpetrated in Old Lyme, are warning residents to be wary and lock their doors.

New London woman charged with breaking into Pawcatuck school

Police on Thursday morning arrested a New London woman who allegedly broke into Pawcatuck Middle School overnight and stayed until staff located her in the morning.

Serial casino fraudster rearrested day he's released from Corrigan

State police on Tuesday arrested a New York man for being a fugitive from justice in Pennsylvania shortly after he bonded out of Corrigan Correctional Institution.

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Legal panel offers advice and answers questions on travel ban, immigration issues

Eager to receive any advice or updates from the two Yale Law School students and the immigration lawyer who came to New London Sunday, teachers, politicians, clergy members and students sat intently listening and asking questions about the...

Windsor Locks says it could approve Mashantucket-Mohegan casino agreement Tuesday

One day after East Windsor selectmen approved an agreement for a casino in their town Saturday, Windsor Locks first selectman says his town could approve an agreement as early as Tuesday.

Volunteers needed for Red Cross smoke alarm instaIlation in New London

The Red Cross is seeking volunteers to participate in a March 10 Red Cross Install-A-Thon, and effort to ensure more homes are equipped with smoke alarms.

State also asking towns to contribute to NFA teacher pension costs

Municipal officials from throughout the region were caught off guard when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced this month that towns would be asked to pay a third of their teachers' pension contributions. Now towns that send their high school students to...

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Congress returns, with health care, Supreme Court on agenda

Congress returns to Washington this week to confront dramatic decisions on health care and the Supreme Court that may help determine the course of Donald Trump's presidency

Border Patrol pursuit ends in crash; 9 hurt, 1 critically

Officials say nine people were injured, one critically, when an SUV driven by a suspected human smuggler crashed while being chased by the Border Patrol agents near Lake Morena