Canadian creators of hitchhiking robot that got trashed in U.S. might try again


Canadian creators of hitchhiking robot mull rebuild after it was destroyed in US

Britain to investigate police handling of sex abuse claim against ex-prime minister

Britain’s independent police watchdog agency said on Monday that it would investigate an allegation that the police in Wiltshire had dropped a criminal investigation in the 1990s when the subject threatened to go public with accusations that...

Slash from the past: Jack the Ripper Museum stirs debate in Britain

A new museum dedicated to Jack the Ripper in the neighborhood he once stalked is the subject of a dust-up here — largely because the museum billed itself as a “world-class” women’s history museum when applying to...

Gulf Arabs welcome Iran nuke deal but seek further assurance

Gulf Arabs say they welcome Iran nuclear deal, would like further assurances

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New London City Council continues to struggle with public safety expenses

The Council’s Finance Committee on Monday renewed its call for a capital expenditure plan from the city’s finance department, a list of priority items that need to be funded.

Kiteboarding in Jordan Cove

Two kiteboarders ride the waves of Jordan Cove off Millstone Point in Waterford, Monday.

Ledyard police facility on track to break ground this month

Members of the Permanent Municipal Building Committee on Monday evening took multiple steps that should clear the way for a mid-August ground breaking at the new police facility.

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World War II fighter pilot: 'Last man standing'

Ernest Treff of Groton fought with the legendary Zemke's Wolf Pack over Germany

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Newtown families to split $1.5 million settlement

The families of more than a dozen victims of the Newtown school shooting rampage would split $1.5 million under proposed settlements of lawsuits against the estate of the gunman’s mother.

Woman accused of hiring hit man to kill ex-husband gets probation

Woman accused of hiring hit man to kill her ex-husband during custody dispute gets probation