Rising violence kills over 200 in a week in Syria's Aleppo

The Syrian army and rebels battled each other in the northern city of Aleppo in escalating violence that has killed more than 200 people in the past eight days

Helicopter carrying oil workers crashes in western Norway

A helicopter carrying 13 people from an offshore oil field has crashed near the western Norwegian city of Bergen, sparking a rescue operation

Friend of alleged Charleston church shooter pleads guilty

A friend of the white man accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners in Charleston last year pleaded guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities during their investigation.

Puerto Rico reports first U.S. Zika-related death amid outbreak

Puerto Rico announced Friday that it has recorded the first Zika-related U.S. death amid an outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus in the U.S. territory


Grassroots East to hold candidate forum in East Lyme

Grassroots East has announced that it will hold a forum on Monday in East Lyme for the delegates to the state convention on May 9 to meet federal candidates for office.

Foxwoods proposes major outdoor concert venue on tribe-owned land in Preston

Land on Route 2, once envisioned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe as a site for a polo playing field, now could be transformed into a major outdoor music venue by this fall, bringing 15-20 artists and up to 25,000 people to the proposed Revolution...

Norwich student will have no financial worries attending Brown University

Norwich Free Academy senior Felicity Wang will receive the Sidney Frank Scholarship, a full four-year scholarship to attend Brown University this fall.



The Republican ascent

The party makeup of the region's legislative delegation has changed very quickly.


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Teacher to run 5K race 6 months after double lung transplant

A Boston teacher born with cystic fibrosis is running a 5K road race this weekend, six months to the day after undergoing a life-saving double lung transplant

Cops: Connecticut man arrested with loaded gun at NYC airport

Authorities say a Connecticut man has been arrested after they discovered he was carrying a loaded handgun during a security screening at LaGuardia Airport