Lawmakers mull changes at Connecticut DMV to improve service

Lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy are looking at ways to improve service at the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles following a year of backlogs and long lines stemming from a computer overhaul

Connecticut trooper dies in Texas hunting accident

Connecticut state police say a trooper has died after being shot during a hunting trip in Texas

Malloy's vision for Connecticut shifts dramatically in new budget

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is urging spending cuts over the next two years that key Democratic lawmakers argue could have an impact similar to cuts Republicans sought – and Malloy decried – in 2011.

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Connecticut awards $6 million to man wrongfully convicted of murder

A man who served more than 20 years in prison for a murder he did not commit has been awarded $6 million by the state of Connecticut

10 people charged with animal cruelty in Connecticut cockfighting ring

Police say 10 people have been charged with animal cruelty after officers discovered an illegal cockfight taking place in the basement of a New Britain home

Trying for a breath of fresh air in treating asthma

Asthma strikes Connecticut residents at higher rates than residents of the nation overall, affecting 11.3 percent of children and 9.2 percent of adults in the state. It led to nearly 1,000 hospitalizations among children and more than 3,100 among...

Tribes to begin narrowing field of proposed casino sites

Leaders of the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes announced Monday they expect to soon narrow the number of Hartford-area municipalities being considered to host a casino.

New England to get brunt of snowstorm heading east

Forecasters say southeast Massachusetts could get the brunt of a snowstorm that's heading for the East Coast

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Trump trumps the Democrats in this New Hampshire town

Day columnist David Collins visits Plymouth, N.H., attends a Trump rally and visits Sanders...

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Two suffer minor injuries in partial ceiling collapse in New London apartment

Two tenants of an apartment on Franklin Street were taken to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Tuesday night.

Ledyard man indicted on sexual abuse charges

The man was charged in Colorado after he corresponded with an undercover officer and drove to meet minor girls for sexual activity, the U.S. Attorney's office in Colorado said.

Barn on North Road in Groton catches fire, collapses

No injuries were reported and no animals were in the barn, which was once part of a family farm owned by the Ackleys.

Car crashes into house in Stonington Borough

A woman was taken to the hospital Sunday morning after police and fire officials say she crashed into a parked car and then a stone house adjacent to St. Mary Church in the borough.

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Faithful line up for Ash Wednesday ritual

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent in the Christian church.

Winter cookout

Charles Strutt and his wife Judy prepare fresh grilled cheeseburgers forthe teachers at St.Bernard High School for Teacher Appreciation Day at theschool in Uncasville, on Tuesday. The Strutt's volunteered for grill

New London school superintendent proposes 2.5% budget increase

School Superintendent Manuel Rivera on Tuesday presented a $64.6 million budget to the Board of Education that includes a proposed 2.5 percent increase for the city’s share of costs.

Norwich civic leader David Wigfield dies at 67

Norwich officials mourning the death of civic leader David Wigfield remembered him Tuesday as a man who always put his city first, whether it was to lead the annual Norwich Auto Show or the Winter Fest parade.

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Adnan Syed prosecutor rejects 'Serial' podcast, saying, 'He did it.'

A defense attorney says "we proved our case" that Adnan Syed deserves a retrial because his lawyers failed to call a key alibi witness and because prosecutors presented misleading cell tower data at trial 15 years ago