Amanda Knox and ex-boyfriend's murder conviction overturned by Italy high court


Italy's highest court overturns Amanda Knox murder conviction, closing legal saga

Co-pilot may have hidden illness, German prosecutors say

Co-pilot may have hidden illness, torn up sick notes for day of plane crash, prosecutors say

At least 9 dead as militants attack hotel in Somali capital

At least 9 killed as militants attack hotel in the Somali capital, take positions inside

No survivors likely in crash of German jet carrying 150

Emergency responders managed to retrieve the black box from Flight 4U 9525 before nightfall as snow hindered recovery operations at the crash site of a German airliner that went down in the French Alps on Tuesday, leaving all 150 passengers and crew...

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Charles E. Shain Library at Connecticut College reopens early after $10 million renovation

With its modern chairs, large windows for natural lighting, group study rooms and high-end computers, the library's $9.875 million design is meant to create "a starting point for community on the campus."

Volunteer highlights ongoing need in Vanuatu

A Groton native and Peace Corps volunteer has a direct connection to the Tropical Cyclone Pam disaster and is focused on helping the area recover.

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VIDEO: Jet crashes in Alps with at least 147; no survivors expected

A passenger jet carrying at least 147 people crashed Tuesday in a remote area of the French Alps as it flew from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, authorities said. As search-and-rescue teams raced to the region, France's president warned that no survivors...

Afghan leaders begin U.S. visit with compliments and expressions of thanks

The once acrimonious relationship between Washington and Kabul largely appeared to be a faded memory here on Monday, as top U.S. officials joined visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in pointing to a “revitalized partnership” and announcing their...

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There goes Sen. Formica, down Ritter's Seaside hole in Waterford

Sen. Paul Formica seems clueless about what's been going on at Seaside.

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New London, Norwich police departments hiring new police officers

The Norwich and New London police departments this week are each swearing in two new police recruits who will start classes Thursday at the state’s police academy.

Police logs -- March 31

Dylan L. Chang, 21, last known address of 72 Ginger Drive, Groton was charged Sunday with third-degree assault, interfering with an emergency call, disorderly conduct, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and disobeying the signal of an...

Causes issued on string of New London fires

A fire Sunday that displaced 13 people from 62 Jay St. remains under investigation while the city’s acting fire marshal on Monday released findings from investigation into some in a string of fires over the past two weeks.

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